1986 Milwaukee Brewers season

1986 Milwaukee Brewers season

The Milwaukee Brewers' 1986 season involved the Brewers' finishing 6th in the American League East with a record of 77 wins and 84 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Teddy Higuera would win 20 games in 1986 and would be the last 20 game winner in the 20th century for the Brewers.[9]

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 95 66 .590 --
New York Yankees 90 72 .556
Detroit Tigers 87 75 .537
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 .531
Cleveland Indians 84 78 .519 11½
Milwaukee Brewers 77 84 .478 18
Baltimore Orioles 73 89 .451 22½

Notable transactions

Draft Picks

Roster

1986 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Rick Cerone 68 216 56 .259 4 18
1B Cecil Cooper 134 542 140 .258 12 75
2B Jim Gantner 139 497 136 .274 7 38
3B Paul Molitor 105 437 123 .281 9 55
SS Ernest Riles 145 524 132 .252 9 47
CF Robin Yount 140 522 163 .312 9 46
RF Rob Deer 134 466 108 .232 33 86

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Gorman Thomas 44 145 26 .179 6 10
Juan Castillo 26 54 9 .167 0 5
Steve Kiefer 2 6 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Teddy Higuera 34 248.1 20 11 2.79 207

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Danny Darwin 27 130.1 6 8 3.52 80
Mark Knudson 4 17.2 0 1 7.64 9

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mark Clear 59 5 5 16 2.20 85

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League Terry Bevington
AA El Paso Diablos Texas League Duffy Dyer
A Stockton Ports California League Dave Machemer
A Beloit Brewers Midwest League Gomer Hodge
Rookie Helena Gold Sox Pioneer League Dave Huppert

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: El Paso, Stockton

References

  • 1986 Milwaukee Brewers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1986 Milwaukee Brewers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com