1986 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

70-90 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1986 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1986 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 70-90 record. They went 42-38 at home and 28-52 on the road.

What division did the 1986 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1986 Chicago Cubs played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1986 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1986 Chicago Cubs went 40-48 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1986 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
St. Louis Cardinals 10-7 58.8% +30
Philadelphia Phillies 9-8 52.9% -24
Montreal Expos 8-10 44.4% -8
Pittsburgh Pirates 7-11 38.9% -27
New York Mets 6-12 33.3% -29

What was the 1986 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1986 Chicago Cubs had their best month in July, when they went 15-11 and had a 57.7% win percentage. Their worst month was August, when they went 11-20 and had a 35.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-12 36.8% -21
May 12-15 44.4% -16
June 10-17 37.0% -17
July 15-11 57.7% +8
August 11-20 35.5% -45
September 13-15 46.4% -18
October 2-0 100% +8

Did the 1986 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

No, the Cubs didn't make the Postseason in 1986.

What was the run differential for the 1986 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of -101. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 69.9 wins, or a 70-90 record in the regular season.

How did the 1986 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1986 Chicago Cubs went 31-31.

How did the 1986 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1986 Chicago Cubs went 8-14 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1986 Chicago Cubs was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1986 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1986 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 8, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Apr 10, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Apr 11, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 4
Sat, Apr 12, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Apr 13, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 8
Tue, Apr 15, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 4 (11)
Thu, Apr 17, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Win 7 - 6 (13)
Fri, Apr 18, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 4
Sat, Apr 19, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 8 - 14
Sun, Apr 20, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 8 - 10 (17)
Tue, Apr 22, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Wed, Apr 23, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 0
Thu, Apr 24, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 7 - 5
Fri, Apr 25, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 4 (11)
Sat, Apr 26, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Apr 27, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 12 - 10
Mon, Apr 28, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Tue, Apr 29, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Apr 30, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 4
Thu, May 1, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 4
Fri, May 2, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 5
Sat, May 3, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 5
Sun, May 4, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Sun, May 4, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2
Tue, May 6, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 6
Wed, May 7, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 8
Thu, May 8, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 5
Fri, May 9, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 6
Sat, May 10, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Win 6 - 5
Sun, May 11, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Win 9 - 5
Tue, May 13, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 5 - 6
Wed, May 14, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 11
Fri, May 16, 1986 @ Houston Astros Loss 6 - 9
Sat, May 17, 1986 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 5
Sun, May 18, 1986 @ Houston Astros Win 5 - 2
Tue, May 20, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 8
Wed, May 21, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 8 - 9 (13)
Thu, May 22, 1986 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 2
Fri, May 23, 1986 vs Houston Astros Win 4 - 1
Sat, May 24, 1986 vs Houston Astros Win 4 - 3
Sun, May 25, 1986 vs Houston Astros Loss 1 - 3 (11)
Mon, May 26, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 9 - 6
Tue, May 27, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 5
Wed, May 28, 1986 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 0
Fri, May 30, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Win 6 - 1
Sat, May 31, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 4 - 8
Sun, Jun 1, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 3
Mon, Jun 2, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 6
Tue, Jun 3, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jun 4, 1986 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 2
Thu, Jun 5, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Jun 6, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 9 - 3
Sat, Jun 7, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jun 8, 1986 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 14 - 2
Mon, Jun 9, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 6 (11)
Tue, Jun 10, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Jun 11, 1986 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 5
Fri, Jun 13, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 1 (10)
Fri, Jun 13, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2 (11)
Sat, Jun 14, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Jun 15, 1986 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3 (11)
Mon, Jun 16, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 5
Tue, Jun 17, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 8 - 11
Wed, Jun 18, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 4 (10)
Fri, Jun 20, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 10
Sat, Jun 21, 1986 @ New York Mets Win 8 - 6
Sun, Jun 22, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Jun 23, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 19
Tue, Jun 24, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 6 - 7 (10)
Wed, Jun 25, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 10 - 7
Sat, Jun 28, 1986 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 5
Sun, Jun 29, 1986 vs New York Mets Loss 4 - 7
Mon, Jun 30, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 4 (11)
Tue, Jul 1, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 1 - 0
Wed, Jul 2, 1986 vs Montreal Expos Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jul 3, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 4
Fri, Jul 4, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jul 5, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 6, 1986 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jul 8, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jul 9, 1986 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 3 (10)
Thu, Jul 10, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 11
Fri, Jul 11, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 3
Sat, Jul 12, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 4
Sun, Jul 13, 1986 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 4
Thu, Jul 17, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Jul 18, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jul 19, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Win 11 - 6
Sun, Jul 20, 1986 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 4 - 5
Mon, Jul 21, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Win 6 - 1
Tue, Jul 22, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Win 6 - 4
Wed, Jul 23, 1986 vs San Diego Padres Loss 5 - 7
Fri, Jul 25, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 8 - 3
Sat, Jul 26, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 9 - 4
Sun, Jul 27, 1986 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 11 - 13
Mon, Jul 28, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 9
Tue, Jul 29, 1986 @ New York Mets Loss 0 - 3
Tue, Jul 29, 1986 @ New York Mets Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jul 30, 1986 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 3
Fri, Aug 1, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 4 (11)
Sat, Aug 2, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 12
Sun, Aug 3, 1986 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 6
Mon, Aug 4, 1986 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Tue, Aug 5, 1986 vs New York Mets Win 8 - 5
Wed, Aug 6, 1986 vs New York Mets Loss 6 - 7 (12)
Wed, Aug 6, 1986 vs New York Mets Loss 6 - 7
Thu, Aug 7, 1986 vs New York Mets Loss 3 - 12
Fri, Aug 8, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Sat, Aug 9, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Aug 10, 1986 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 0
Mon, Aug 11, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 7 - 10
Tue, Aug 12, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 1
Wed, Aug 13, 1986 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 9 - 8
Thu, Aug 14, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Fri, Aug 15, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Aug 15, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 5
Sat, Aug 16, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Win 5 - 0
Sun, Aug 17, 1986 @ Montreal Expos Win 2 - 1
Tue, Aug 19, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 7
Wed, Aug 20, 1986 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 8