1986 Cincinnati Reds season
|1986 Cincinnati Reds|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Bill Bergesch|
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall, Steve Physioc)
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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The Cincinnati Reds' 1986 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League West, although falling short in second place behind the Houston Astros.
- December 19, 1985: Jay Tibbs, Andy McGaffigan, John Stuper, and Dann Bilardello were traded by the Reds to the Montreal Expos for Bill Gullickson and Sal Butera.
- January 16, 1986: Derek Botelho was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.
- January 20, 1986: Tony Pérez was signed as a free agent by the Reds.
- On August 5, 1986, Steve Carlton struck out Eric Davis for the 4000th strikeout of his career.
- August 17, 1986: Pete Rose played in the last game of his career. It was a game against the San Diego Padres, and Rose was struck out by Goose Gossage.
|San Francisco Giants||83||79||0.512||13||46–35||37–44|
|San Diego Padres||74||88||0.457||22||43–38||31–50|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||73||89||0.451||23||46–35||27–54|
Record vs. opponents
1986 National League Records
- March 31, 1986: Wayne Krenchicki was traded by the Reds to the Montreal Expos for Norm Charlton and a player to be named later. The Expos completed the deal by sending Tim Barker (minors) to the reds on April 2.
- April 4, 1986: Chris Welsh was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.
|1986 Cincinnati Reds roster|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Eric Davis hit 27 home runs and stole 80 bases this season. The New York Yankees' Rickey Henderson also had over 20 homers and 80 steals in 1986; he and Davis are the only two major leaguers to accomplish this feat.
|AAA||Denver Zephyrs||American Association||Jack Lind|
|AA||Vermont Reds||Eastern League||Jay Ward|
|A||Tampa Tarpons||Florida State League||Marc Bombard|
|A||Cedar Rapids Reds||Midwest League||Gene Dusan and Paul Kirsch|
|Rookie||GCL Reds||Gulf Coast League||Sam Mejías|
|Rookie||Billings Mustangs||Pioneer League||Jeff Cox|
- Bill Gullickson page at Baseball Reference
- "Derek Botelho Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
- Tony Pérez page at Baseball Reference
- Steve Carlton | The Baseball Page
- Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.11, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
- Wayne Krenchicki page at Baseball Reference
- "Chris Welsh Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
- Reggie Jefferson page at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007