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1986 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 70-90 .437
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 680-781 -101
Roster Continuity 74.91% 11/26
Manager(s): Gene Michael, Jim Frey, John Vukovich
General Manager: Dallas Green
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,859,102 12/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Derrick May (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Johnny Oates
First Base Coach: Don Zimmer
Hitting Coach: Billy Williams
Pitching Coach: Bill Connors
Third Base Coach: Ruben Amaro

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Drew Hall (#3), Steve Trout (#8), Leon Durham (#15), Rick Sutcliffe (#21), Rafael Palmeiro (#22), Terry Francona (#22)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10854.667--
8675.53421.5
7982.49128.5
7883.48429.5
7090.43737.0
6498.39544.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1986 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11986-04-08L 1-2 @SLN
    21986-04-10L 2-4 @SLN
    31986-04-11W 5-4 @PIT
    41986-04-12L 1-3 @PIT
    51986-04-13L 0-8 @PIT
    61986-04-15L 3-4 @MON
    71986-04-17W 7-6 @MON
    81986-04-18L 0-4 PIT
    91986-04-19L 8-14 PIT
    101986-04-20L 8-10 PIT
    111986-04-22W 3-2 SLN
    121986-04-23W 6-0 SLN
    131986-04-24W 7-5 MON
    141986-04-25L 2-4 MON
    151986-04-26L 2-4 MON
    161986-04-27W 12-10 MON
    171986-04-28W 4-3 @SDN
    181986-04-29L 4-5 @SDN
    191986-04-30L 0-4 @LAN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    201986-05-01L 0-4 @LAN
    211986-05-02W 6-5 @SFN
    221986-05-03W 6-5 @SFN
    231986-05-04L 1-2 @SFN
    241986-05-04L 1-2 @SFN
    251986-05-06W 7-6 LAN
    261986-05-07L 4-8 LAN
    271986-05-08W 6-5 LAN
    281986-05-09L 2-6 SDN
    291986-05-10W 6-5 SDN
    301986-05-11W 9-5 SDN
    311986-05-13L 5-6 SFN
    321986-05-14L 3-11 SFN
    331986-05-16L 6-9 @HOU
    341986-05-17L 1-5 @HOU
    351986-05-18W 5-2 @HOU
    361986-05-20L 3-8 @ATL
    371986-05-21L 8-9 @ATL
    381986-05-22L 0-2 @ATL
    391986-05-23W 4-1 HOU
    401986-05-24W 4-3 HOU
    411986-05-25L 1-3 HOU
    421986-05-26W 9-6 CIN
    431986-05-27L 4-5 CIN
    441986-05-28W 5-0 CIN
    451986-05-30W 6-1 ATL
    461986-05-31L 4-8 ATL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    471986-06-01W 7-3 ATL
    481986-06-02W 8-6 @CIN
    491986-06-03L 3-5 @CIN
    501986-06-04L 0-2 @CIN
    511986-06-05L 3-4 @SLN
    521986-06-06W 9-3 @SLN
    531986-06-07L 2-3 @SLN
    541986-06-08W 14-2 @SLN
    551986-06-09L 5-6 @PIT
    561986-06-10L 4-6 @PIT
    571986-06-11L 3-5 @PIT
    581986-06-13L 0-1 SLN
    591986-06-13W 3-2 SLN
    601986-06-14L 0-1 SLN
    611986-06-15W 4-3 SLN
    621986-06-16W 7-5 PHI
    631986-06-17L 8-11 PHI
    641986-06-18W 5-4 PHI
    651986-06-20L 3-10 @NYN
    661986-06-21W 8-6 @NYN
    671986-06-22L 2-4 @NYN
    681986-06-23L 1-19 @PHI
    691986-06-24L 6-7 @PHI
    701986-06-25W 10-7 @PHI
    711986-06-28L 2-5 NYN
    721986-06-29L 4-7 NYN
    731986-06-30L 3-4 MON
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    741986-07-01W 1-0 MON
    751986-07-02W 5-4 MON
    761986-07-03L 1-4 @SDN
    771986-07-04L 1-2 @SDN
    781986-07-05W 3-2 @SDN
    791986-07-06L 1-2 @SDN
    801986-07-08W 4-1 @SFN
    811986-07-09W 4-3 @SFN
    821986-07-10L 4-11 @LAN
    831986-07-11W 6-3 @LAN
    841986-07-12W 7-4 @LAN
    851986-07-13L 3-4 @LAN
    861986-07-17L 4-6 SFN
    871986-07-18W 2-1 SFN
    881986-07-19W 11-6 SFN
    891986-07-20L 4-5 SFN
    901986-07-21W 6-1 SDN
    911986-07-22W 6-4 SDN
    921986-07-23L 5-7 SDN
    931986-07-25W 8-3 LAN
    941986-07-26W 9-4 LAN
    951986-07-27L 11-13 LAN
    961986-07-28L 2-9 @NYN
    971986-07-29L 0-3 @NYN
    981986-07-29W 2-1 @NYN
    991986-07-30W 4-3 @NYN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1001986-08-01L 3-4 @PHI
    1011986-08-02L 2-12 @PHI
    1021986-08-03L 2-6 @PHI
    1031986-08-04W 4-2 NYN
    1041986-08-05W 8-5 NYN
    1051986-08-06L 6-7 NYN
    1061986-08-06L 6-7 NYN
    1071986-08-07L 3-12 NYN
    1081986-08-08W 2-1 PHI
    1091986-08-09L 2-4 PHI
    1101986-08-10W 4-0 PHI
    1111986-08-11L 7-10 PIT
    1121986-08-12W 3-1 PIT
    1131986-08-13W 9-8 PIT
    1141986-08-14L 4-5 @MON
    1151986-08-15L 2-5 @MON
    1161986-08-15L 1-5 @MON
    1171986-08-16W 5-0 @MON
    1181986-08-17W 2-1 @MON
    1191986-08-19L 2-7 ATL
    1201986-08-20L 3-8 ATL
    1211986-08-21L 2-5 ATL
    1221986-08-22W 3-2 CIN
    1231986-08-23L 3-7 CIN
    1241986-08-24L 1-7 CIN
    1251986-08-25L 2-3 @HOU
    1261986-08-26W 5-3 @HOU
    1271986-08-27L 1-7 @HOU
    1281986-08-29W 7-3 @ATL
    1291986-08-30L 3-4 @ATL
    1301986-08-31L 3-4 @ATL
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1311986-09-01L 4-6 HOU
    1321986-09-02L 7-8 HOU
    1331986-09-03L 2-8 HOU
    1341986-09-05L 2-11 @CIN
    1351986-09-06L 1-5 @CIN
    1361986-09-07W 11-3 @CIN
    1371986-09-08W 7-4 PHI
    1381986-09-09W 8-6 PHI
    1391986-09-10W 8-7 PHI
    1401986-09-12W 9-8 @PIT
    1411986-09-13L 2-5 @PIT
    1421986-09-14L 2-9 @PIT
    1431986-09-15W 7-3 @MON
    1441986-09-16L 1-4 @MON
    1451986-09-17L 2-4 @NYN
    1461986-09-18L 0-5 @NYN
    1471986-09-19W 8-2 PIT
    1481986-09-20W 1-0 PIT
    1491986-09-21W 3-2 PIT
    1501986-09-22L 2-5 MON
    1511986-09-23L 5-10 MON
    1521986-09-24W 8-2 NYN
    1531986-09-25L 5-6 NYN
    1541986-09-26W 4-1 @SLN
    1551986-09-27W 5-3 @SLN
    1561986-09-28L 1-4 @SLN
    1571986-09-29W 8-3 @PHI
    1581986-09-30L 2-9 @PHI
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1591986-10-04W 8-7 SLN
    1601986-10-05W 8-1 SLN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    70-90
    Jody Davis 141
    Keith Moreland 10
    Steve Lake 4
    Mike Martin 4
    Steve Christmas 1
    Leon Durham 133
    Terry Francona 10
    Keith Moreland 9
    Manny Trillo 7
    Steve Christmas 1
    Ryne Sandberg 153
    Chris Speier 4
    Manny Trillo 3
    Ron Cey 75
    Davey Lopes 29
    Manny Trillo 23
    Keith Moreland 19
    Chris Speier 14
    Shawon Dunston 148
    Chris Speier 12
    Gary Matthews 104
    Jerry Mumphrey 15
    Rafael Palmeiro 15
    Davey Lopes 10
    Thad Bosley 9
    Brian Dayett 4
    Terry Francona 3
    Bob Dernier 82
    Jerry Mumphrey 42
    Dave Martinez 25
    Chico Walker 10
    Brian Dayett 1
    Keith Moreland 113
    Chico Walker 14
    Jerry Mumphrey 13
    Brian Dayett 10
    Terry Francona 3
    Rafael Palmeiro 3
    Davey Lopes 2
    Thad Bosley 2


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