1986 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season Overview

79-82 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1986 St. Louis Cardinals

What was the record of the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a 79-82 record. They went 42-39 at home and 37-43 on the road.

What division did the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals play in?

The 1986 St. Louis Cardinals played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals?

During the regular season, the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals went 45-44 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Philadelphia Phillies 12-6 66.7% +20
Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7 61.1% +7
Montreal Expos 9-9 50% +16
Chicago Cubs 7-10 41.2% -30
New York Mets 6-12 33.3% -29

What was the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals had their best month in August, when they went 19-12 and had a 61.3% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 9-17 and had a 34.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 8-10 44.4% -6
May 9-17 34.6% -1
June 15-14 51.7% -3
July 14-12 53.8% -2
August 19-12 61.3% +5
September 14-13 51.9% +10
October 0-4 0% -13

Did the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a run differential of -10. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cardinals could have been expected to have about 79.3 wins, or a 79-82 record in the regular season.

How did the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals went 33-34.

How did the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals went 11-13 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1986 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest losing streak that the St. Louis Cardinals had during the 1986 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1986 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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