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1986 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

+ Starting Pitcher Log
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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
  • A complete listing of starting pitchers and boxscore results for the selected team and season.
  • A Quality start (QS) is defined as pitching 6 or more innings with 3 or least earned runs.
  • Game Score (Gsc) was derived by Bill James was created to provide a more precise measure of a pitcher's start. See calculation
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    11986-04-08L 1-2 @SLNRick SutcliffeL0-1Q1122416572220470002768 2.570.86-------881.0
    21986-04-10L 2-4 @SLNDennis EckersleyL0-1Q1134432864330310012650 4.501.17-------1381.6
    31986-04-11W 5-4 @PITSteve TroutW1-0Q1120617664220110002256 3.000.83-------1553.0
    41986-04-12L 1-3 @PITMatt Keough-0-0Q1118716974000230102570 0.000.86-------1371.9
    51986-04-13L 0-8 @PITRick SutcliffeL0-2-2222516647550511002424 5.731.64-------8100.8
    61986-04-15L 3-4 @MONDennis Eckersley-0-1Q2234532986331160002963 3.861.00-------9120.8
    71986-04-17W 7-6 @MONSteve Trout-1-0-2220717758442200002333 4.911.36-------1543.8
    81986-04-18L 0-4 vs PITRick SutcliffeL0-3Q3322616777330770003351 5.001.78-------1271.7
    91986-04-19L 8-14 vs PITScott SandersonL0-1-111931803.27772230002016 15.752.25-------651.2
    101986-04-20L 8-10 vs PITDennis Eckersley-0-1-3334633068662250102735 5.401.20-------661.0
    111986-04-22W 3-2 vs SLNSteve Trout-1-0Q432091788.24220530103464 3.271.09-------1944.8
    121986-04-23W 6-0 vs SLNScott SandersonW1-1Q2219418195000170003283 4.851.15-------7120.6
    131986-04-24W 7-5 vs MONRick SutcliffeW1-3-542281686.17442683003244 4.851.85-------560.8
    141986-04-25L 2-4 vs MONDennis Eckersley-0-1Q4434733187220290013367 4.501.18-------4100.4
    151986-04-26L 2-4 vs MONGuy Hoffman-0-0Q1159276221150002661 2.571.00-------861.3
    161986-04-27W 12-10 vs MONSteve Trout-1-0-542101795.27662340002530 4.671.26-------741.8
    171986-04-28W 4-3 @SDNScott Sanderson-1-1-3319518256320130002147 4.501.22-------380.4
    181986-04-29L 4-5 @SDNRick Sutcliffe-1-3Q652291698.15330210003059 4.371.57-------8140.6
    191986-04-30L 0-4 @LANDennis EckersleyL0-2Q5534833276332090002762 4.371.11-------570.7
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    201986-05-01L 0-4 @LANGuy HoffmanL0-1-2260357330310002339 3.751.42-------661.0
    211986-05-02W 6-5 @SFNSteve Trout-1-0-6521118044330420002040 4.941.35-------732.3
    221986-05-03W 6-5 @SFNScott Sanderson-1-1-441961836.17441260002846 4.881.29-------761.2
    231986-05-04L 1-2 @SFNRick SutcliffeL1-4Q762301709.24220690003974 3.891.48-------5150.3
    241986-05-04L 1-2 @SFNDennis Eckersley-0-2-6634933355110020002055 4.051.10-------490.4
    251986-05-06W 7-6 vs LANGuy Hoffman-0-1-3361456553220002135 5.291.47-------741.8
    261986-05-07L 4-8 vs LANSteve Trout-1-0-762121814.28440100002129 5.251.42-------570.7
    271986-05-08W 6-5 vs LANScott SandersonW2-1-551971845.28441140012738 5.101.33-------580.6
    281986-05-09L 2-6 vs SDNRick SutcliffeL1-5-8723117177553260002647 4.241.45-------470.6
    291986-05-10W 6-5 vs SDNDennis EckersleyW1-2-773503345.212552130002825 4.501.24-------942.3
    301986-05-11W 9-5 vs SDNSteve TroutW2-0-8721318257440010002038 5.491.41-------120-
    311986-05-13L 5-6 vs SFNScott Sanderson-2-1Q6619818573331381002764 4.861.24-------761.2
    321986-05-14L 3-11 vs SFNRick SutcliffeL1-6-98232172510771320002618 4.981.55-------470.6
    331986-05-16L 6-9 @HOUDennis Eckersley-1-2-883513355.110550030002530 4.941.31-------842.0
    341986-05-17L 1-5 @HOUSteve TroutL2-1-982141834.25440320002035 5.671.43-------641.5
    351986-05-18W 5-2 @HOUScott Sanderson-2-1-771991861000010000346 4.741.24-------111.0
    361986-05-20L 3-8 @ATLScott SandersonL2-2-8820018736742010001724 5.271.29-------460.7
    371986-05-21L 8-9 @ATLDennis Eckersley-1-2-993523365.212670020002919 5.531.39-------5100.5
    381986-05-22L 0-2 @ATLSteve TroutL2-2Q10921518472110140002372 5.091.30-------1152.2
    391986-05-23W 4-1 vs HOURick SutcliffeW2-6Q10923317395110370003577 4.431.46-------9110.8
    401986-05-24W 4-3 vs HOUGuy Hoffman-1-1-746555.17330131002443 5.281.52-------1033.3
    411986-05-25L 1-3 vs HOUScott Sanderson-2-2Q9920118875110140002766 4.691.23-------981.1
    421986-05-26W 9-6 vs CINDennis EckersleyW2-2-101035333777551440003243 5.631.41-------5120.4
    431986-05-27L 4-5 vs CINSteve TroutL2-3Q111021618565430311002746 5.031.31-------1443.5
    441986-05-28W 5-0 vs CINRick SutcliffeW3-6Q111023417494000250003382 3.891.36-------10120.8
    451986-05-30W 6-1 vs ATLScott SandersonW3-2Q101020218964000541002663 4.171.26-------3100.3
    461986-05-31L 4-8 vs ATLDennis EckersleyL2-3-111135433869663020002632 5.911.41-------780.9
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    471986-06-01W 7-3 vs ATLGuy HoffmanW2-1Q8566698331171003465 4.741.39-------1262.0
    481986-06-02W 8-6 @CINRick SutcliffeW4-6-12112351756.25552532013140 4.111.37-------6110.5
    491986-06-03L 3-5 @CINSteve Trout-2-3-12112171865.14220120002152 4.921.28-------991.0
    501986-06-04L 0-2 @CINScott SandersonL3-3Q11112031906.26220230002753 4.051.27-------11111.0
    511986-06-05L 3-4 @SLNMatt KeoughL2-2-18220417045220120101845 4.661.59-------641.5
    521986-06-06W 9-3 @SLNGuy Hoffman-2-1-966774.24220521002343 4.601.44-------751.4
    531986-06-07L 2-3 @SLNRick SutcliffeL4-7Q131223617677331130002653 4.091.35-------9130.7
    541986-06-08W 14-2 @SLNSteve TroutW3-3Q131221818777110220003159 4.561.28-------9110.8
    551986-06-09L 5-6 @PITScott Sanderson-3-3-121220419147441030001935 4.361.30-------270.3
    561986-06-10L 4-6 @PITDennis EckersleyL2-4-121235533966441320002943 5.921.42-------9150.6
    571986-06-11L 3-5 @PITGuy HoffmanL2-2-10768859440010012434 4.881.48-------12101.2
    581986-06-13L 0-1 vs SLNRick SutcliffeL4-8Q1413237177107110260003678 3.771.31-------13111.2
    591986-06-13W 3-2 vs SLNSteve Trout-3-3Q141321918865110510002554 4.321.31-------981.1
    601986-06-14L 0-1 vs SLNScott SandersonL3-4Q131320519262111030002067 4.111.21-------890.9
    611986-06-15W 4-3 vs SLNDennis Eckersley-2-4Q131335634064220051002261 5.711.37-------1071.4
    621986-06-16W 7-5 vs PHIJamie MoyerW1-0-11116.18540320023137 6.001.83-------1334.3
    631986-06-17L 8-11 vs PHIRick Sutcliffe-4-8-151423817865440531002744 3.891.33-------590.6
    641986-06-18W 5-4 vs PHISteve Trout-3-3-15142201896.211440240013236 4.391.36-------1042.5
    651986-06-20L 3-10 @NYNScott SandersonL3-5Q141420619366331150002452 4.141.21-------661.0
    661986-06-21W 8-6 @NYNDennis Eckersley-2-4-14143573415.26660450102732 6.001.40-------661.0
    671986-06-22L 2-4 @NYNRick SutcliffeL4-9-16152391796.17442360102945 4.011.35-------761.2
    681986-06-23L 1-19 @PHIJamie MoyerL1-1-22222.27662130001616 10.002.11-------414.0
    691986-06-24L 6-7 @PHISteve Trout-3-3-1615221190510650230002826 4.651.42-------851.6
    701986-06-25W 10-7 @PHIScott Sanderson-3-5-15152071944.27553250002231 4.441.25-------350.6
    711986-06-28L 2-5 vs NYNDennis Eckersley-2-4Q161535934274220120002762 5.681.35-------7130.5
    721986-06-29L 4-7 vs NYNRick SutcliffeL4-10-171624018068552540002935 4.191.39-------390.3
    731986-06-30L 3-4 vs MONSteve Trout-3-3Q17162221916.15330352002652 4.641.41-------1125.5
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    741986-07-01W 1-0 vs MONScott Sanderson-3-5Q161620819572000170002579 4.091.18-------5100.5
    751986-07-02W 5-4 vs MONJamie Moyer-1-1-33336.27440280002948 7.881.75-------751.4
    761986-07-03L 1-4 @SDNDennis EckersleyL2-5Q171636034375210250002864 5.381.32-------971.3
    771986-07-04L 1-2 @SDNEd Lynch-0-0Q211689973110130012469 1.000.67-------971.3
    781986-07-05W 3-2 @SDNSteve Trout-3-3Q181722319268220660002848 4.541.47-------260.3
    791986-07-06L 1-2 @SDNScott SandersonL3-6-171720919654221130001853 4.061.17-------370.4
    801986-07-08W 4-1 @SFNDennis EckersleyW3-5Q181736134496110060003177 5.031.27-------8110.7
    811986-07-09W 4-3 @SFNEd Lynch-0-0Q3216910065200240002260 0.600.87-------560.8
    821986-07-10L 4-11 @LANJamie MoyerL1-2-44440.2453010000817 9.562.06-------120.5
    831986-07-11W 6-3 @LANScott SandersonW4-6-18182101975.15110060002059 3.951.16-------818.0
    841986-07-12W 7-4 @LANSteve Trout-3-3-191822419356440220002239 4.671.47-------570.7
    851986-07-13L 3-4 @LANDennis Eckersley-3-5Q191836234574221050002566 4.881.23-------6100.6
    861986-07-17L 4-6 vs SFNEd LynchL1-1-531711015.18542200002631 1.881.00-------6100.6
    871986-07-18W 2-1 vs SFNScott SandersonW5-6Q191921119871100290002480 3.691.11-------933.0
    881986-07-19W 11-6 vs SFNSteve Trout-3-3-20192251942.16550210001519 5.001.52-------515.0
    891986-07-20L 4-5 vs SFNDennis EckersleyL3-6Q201936334676532190002957 4.821.22-------580.6
    901986-07-21W 6-1 vs SDNJamie MoyerW2-2Q555585000331002972 6.381.71-------1362.2
    911986-07-22W 6-4 vs SDNEd LynchW2-1Q6417210276330230002954 2.321.03-------991.0
    921986-07-23L 5-7 vs SDNScott Sanderson-5-6-202021219947330010001937 3.801.14-------560.8
    931986-07-25W 8-3 vs LANSteve TroutW4-3Q212022619565000241002364 4.741.50-------842.0
    941986-07-26W 9-4 vs LANDennis EckersleyW4-6-212036434779442220003143 4.841.23-------7110.6
    951986-07-27L 11-13 vs LANEd Lynch-2-1-751731032.210440010001717 3.181.24-------515.0
    961986-07-28L 2-9 @NYNScott SandersonL5-7-212121320067551220012638 3.991.16-------771.0
    971986-07-29L 0-3 @NYNSteve TroutL4-4-222122719655330631002642 4.761.53-------1033.3
    981986-07-29W 2-1 @NYNJamie MoyerW3-2Q66667.26110350002963 5.061.56-------690.7
    991986-07-30W 4-3 @NYNDennis EckersleyW5-6-222136534853110141012060 4.731.22-------924.5
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1001986-08-01L 3-4 @PHIEd Lynch-2-1Q861741047.13322240002763 3.071.15-------1352.6
    1011986-08-02L 2-12 @PHIScott SandersonL5-8-22222142012.26550120101321 4.271.19-------130.3
    1021986-08-03L 2-6 @PHIRick Sutcliffe-4-10-181724118143221220001648 4.201.38-------180.1
    1031986-08-04W 4-2 vs NYNDennis EckersleyW6-6Q232236634974220160102766 4.631.19-------881.0
    1041986-08-05W 8-5 vs NYNJamie Moyer-3-2-777777552370003047 5.311.54-------851.6
    1051986-08-06L 6-7 vs NYNEd Lynch-2-1-971751057.19551130003141 3.561.19-------1081.3
    1061986-08-06L 6-7 vs NYNSteve TroutL4-5-242222919759661420002723 4.931.57-------11111.0
    1071986-08-07L 3-12 vs NYNScott SandersonL5-9-232321520268552130002638 4.431.20-------961.5
    1081986-08-08W 2-1 vs PHIRick Sutcliffe-4-10-19182421825.24111230002256 4.071.37-------490.4
    1091986-08-09L 2-4 vs PHIDennis EckersleyL6-7-242336735059440230002434 4.711.23-------290.2
    1101986-08-10W 4-0 vs PHIEd LynchW3-1Q10817610696000070003082 3.001.11-------1071.4
    1111986-08-11L 7-10 vs PITJamie MoyerL3-3-88881.1777121100124 6.751.73-------20-
    1121986-08-12W 3-1 vs PITScott SandersonW6-9Q242421620376111060002667 4.261.18-------771.0
    1131986-08-13W 9-8 vs PITRick Sutcliffe-4-10-20192431834.18550221002326 4.291.40-------832.7
    1141986-08-14L 4-5 @MONDennis Eckersley-6-7Q252436835177220230003056 4.621.23-------8100.8
    1151986-08-15L 2-5 @MONSteve TroutL5-6-2623231198611551220002830 4.931.59-------761.2
    1161986-08-15L 1-5 @MONEd LynchL3-2-11917710757550140002236 3.481.15-------551.0
    1171986-08-16W 5-0 @MONJamie MoyerW4-3Q999992000040013087 5.511.45-------11120.9
    1181986-08-17W 2-1 @MONScott Sanderson-6-9Q252521720474110130002667 4.111.16-------7110.6
    1191986-08-19L 2-7 vs ATLRick SutcliffeL4-11-212024418456440430002538 4.401.42-------751.4
    1201986-08-20L 3-8 vs ATLDennis EckersleyL6-8-26253693525.210640160002732 4.671.25-------370.4
    1211986-08-21L 2-5 vs ATLEd LynchL3-3Q12101781087.110431140003046 3.471.17-------871.1
    1221986-08-22W 3-2 vs CINJamie MoyerW5-3-101010105.28000500002846 4.911.53-------780.9
    1231986-08-23L 3-7 vs CINScott SandersonL6-10-262621820559660340002626 4.341.20-------641.5
    1241986-08-24L 1-7 vs CINRick Sutcliffe-4-11Q22212451856.14110730002956 4.251.43-------1142.8
    1251986-08-25L 2-3 @HOUDennis Eckersley-6-8Q272637035378110240203159 4.531.26-------7100.7
    1261986-08-26W 5-3 @HOUEd LynchW4-3Q1311179109610331150002744 3.551.22-------651.2
    1271986-08-27L 1-7 @HOUJamie MoyerL5-4-111111113.15550310101825 5.431.59-------632.0
    1281986-08-29W 7-3 @ATLScott SandersonW7-10Q272721920679331180003154 4.321.21-------851.6
    1291986-08-30L 3-4 @ATLRick SutcliffeL4-12-23222461866.28440242002842 4.321.44-------771.0
    1301986-08-31L 3-4 @ATLDennis Eckersley-6-8-28273713545.111331130002635 4.551.29-------470.6
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1311986-09-01L 4-6 vs HOUEd LynchL4-4-14121801105.27441140002440 3.781.25-------2100.2
    1321986-09-02L 7-8 vs HOUJamie Moyer-5-4Q1212121269331220102742 5.341.61-------861.3
    1331986-09-03L 2-8 vs HOUScott SandersonL7-11-282822020759551031002432 4.471.23-------570.7
    1341986-09-05L 2-11 @CINRick SutcliffeL4-13-24232471875.21198141000298 4.621.48-------851.6
    1351986-09-06L 1-5 @CINDennis EckersleyL6-9Q292837235567220040002554 4.501.29-------680.8
    1361986-09-07W 11-3 @CINGreg MadduxW1-1Q2121911331340003954 3.601.50-------1381.6
    1371986-09-08W 7-4 vs PHIEd LynchW5-4-15131811115.18442110002435 3.931.26-------871.1
    1381986-09-09W 8-6 vs PHIJamie Moyer-5-4-1313131348662410102319 5.821.69-------641.5
    1391986-09-10W 8-7 vs PHIRick Sutcliffe-4-13-25242481885.27552340002734 4.731.49-------580.6
    1401986-09-12W 9-8 @PITDennis Eckersley-6-9-30293733564.18652120002125 4.621.30-------551.0
    1411986-09-13L 2-5 @PITGreg MadduxL1-2Q323268320250012849 3.381.56-------1025.0
    1421986-09-14L 2-9 @PITDrew HallL0-1-111144550410002131 11.252.00-------661.0
    1431986-09-15W 7-3 @MONJamie MoyerW6-4-1414141459221141002344 5.671.71-------632.0
    1441986-09-16L 1-4 @MONRick SutcliffeL4-14-262524918964440491002653 4.771.48-------632.0
    1451986-09-17L 2-4 @NYNDennis EckersleyL6-10-31303743574.18330070002241 4.671.32-------522.5
    1461986-09-18L 0-5 @NYNGreg MadduxL1-3-434345441320001935 4.501.65-------723.5
    1471986-09-19W 8-2 vs PITDrew Hall-0-1Q222267110260002358 5.401.70-------80-
    1481986-09-20W 1-0 vs PITJamie MoyerW7-4Q1515151576000520002862 5.181.70-------780.9
    1491986-09-21W 3-2 vs PITRick Sutcliffe-4-14-272625019057220460002547 4.741.50-------180.1
    1501986-09-22L 2-5 vs MONDennis EckersleyL6-11Q3231375358611431330003036 4.661.35-------3100.3
    1511986-09-23L 5-10 vs MONGreg MadduxL1-4-54543.19660310002113 6.261.96-------632.0
    1521986-09-24W 8-2 vs NYNDrew HallW1-1Q333396221280003573 3.791.32-------1181.4
    1531986-09-25L 5-6 vs NYNJamie Moyer-7-4Q1616161679331420003445 5.071.71-------1091.1
    1541986-09-26W 4-1 @SLNRick SutcliffeW5-14Q282725119165110032002261 4.631.48-------951.8
    1551986-09-27W 5-3 @SLNDennis Eckersley-6-11Q333237635963110340002463 4.571.34-------861.3
    1561986-09-28L 1-4 @SLNSteve TroutL5-7-36242411995.26320100002544 4.701.60-------991.0
    1571986-09-29W 8-3 @PHIGreg MadduxW2-4Q65657.210330072003352 5.521.77-------6100.6
    1581986-09-30L 2-9 @PHIDrew HallL1-2-44442.26442150001528 4.911.45-------030.0
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherDecW-LQSGGSC-GC-GSIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBBFGscERAWHIPPitStrBalStr%FoulswStrcaStrGBFB%
    1591986-10-04W 8-7 vs SLNSteve Trout-5-7-37252422004.19330220002232 4.751.63-------723.5
    1601986-10-05W 8-1 vs SLNGuy HoffmanW6-2Q32890976110150002665 3.861.44-------680.8


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