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1989 Cleveland Indians season

1989 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Cleveland, Ohio (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Richard Jacobs
    General manager(s) Hank Peters
    Manager(s) Doc Edwards, John Hart
    Local television WUAB
    Local radio WWWE
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    The 1989 Cleveland Indians season was their 89th season in the American League. For the 3rd consecutive season, the Indians had a losing record. The Indians had at least 73 wins for the 2nd consecutive season.

    Offseason

    Ohio Cup

    File:Ohio cup2.jpg
    A pennant from the 1989 Ohio Cup.

    The first Ohio Cup, which was an annual pre-season baseball game, was played in 1989. The single-game cup was played at Cooper Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, and was staged just days before the start of each new Major League Baseball season.

    No. Year Winner Runner-up Score Venue Date Attendance
    1 1989 Indians Reds 1-0 Cooper Stadium April 2 15,978

    Regular season

    Season standings

    AL East W L Pct. GB
    Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 .549 --
    Baltimore Orioles 87 75 .537 2
    Boston Red Sox 83 79 .512 6
    Milwaukee Brewers 81 81 .500 8
    New York Yankees 74 87 .460 14½
    Cleveland Indians 73 89 .451 16
    Detroit Tigers 59 103 .364 30

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1989 Cleveland Indians
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    = Indicates team leader

    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 Allanson, AndyAndy Allanson 111 323 75 .232 3 17
    1B O'Brien, PetePete O'Brien 155 554 144 .260 12 55
    2B Browne, JerryJerry Browne 153 598 179 .299 5 45
    3B Jacoby, BrookBrook Jacoby 147 519 141 .272 13 64
    SS Fermín, FélixFélix Fermín 156 484 115 .238 0 21
    LF McDowell, OddibeOddibe McDowell 69 239 53 .222 3 22
    CF Carter, JoeJoe Carter 162 651 158 .243 39 112
    RF Snyder, CoryCory Snyder 132 489 105 .215 18 59
    DH Clark, DaveDave Clark 102 253 60 .237 8 29

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    James, DionDion James 71 245 75 .306 4 29
    Belle, AlbertAlbert Belle 62 218 49 .225 7 37
    Komminsk, BradBrad Komminsk 71 198 47 .237 8 33
    Skinner, JoelJoel Skinner 79 178 41 .230 1 13
    Aguayo, LuisLuis Aguayo 47 97 17 .175 1 8
    Medina, LuisLuis Medina 30 83 17 .205 4 8
    Salas, MarkMark Salas 30 77 17 .221 2 7
    Young, MikeMike Young 32 59 11 .186 1 5
    González, DennyDenny González 8 17 5 .294 0 1

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Black, BudBud Black 33 222.1 12 11 3.36 88
    Farrell, JohnJohn Farrell 31 208 9 14 3.63 132
    Candiotti, TomTom Candiotti 31 206 13 6 3.37 129
    Swindell, GregGreg Swindell 28 184.1 13 10 3.10 124

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Bailes, ScottScott Bailes 34 113.2 5 9 4.28 47
    Davis, SteveSteve Davis 12 25.2 1 1 8.06 12

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Jones, DougDoug Jones 59 7 10 32 2.34 65
    Orosco, JesseJesse Orosco 69 3 4 3 2.08 79
    Atherton, KeithKeith Atherton 32 0 3 2 4.15 13
    Kaiser, JeffJeff Kaiser 6 0 1 0 7.36 4
    Seánez, RudyRudy Seánez 5 0 0 0 3.60 7
    Allen, NeilNeil Allen 3 0 1 0 15.00 0

    Awards and honors

    All-Star Game

    • Doug Jones, Relief Pitcher, Reserve
    • Greg Swindell, Pitcher, Reserve

    Team Leaders

    • Games - Joe Carter (162)
    • AB - Jerry Browne (598)
    • Runs - Jerry Browne (83)
    • Hits - Jerry Browne (179)
    • Doubles - Joe carter (32)
    • Triples - Brook Jacoby (5)
    • Home Runs - Joe Carter (35)
    • RBI - Joe Carter (105)
    • Walks - Pete O'Brien (83)
    • Strikeouts - Cory Snyder (134)
    • Stolen Bases - Jerry Browne (14)
    • Batting Average - Dion James (.306)
    • On-Base Percentage - Jerry Browne (.370)
    • Hit by Pitch - Joe Carter (8)
    • Wins - Tom Candiotti, Greg Swindell (13)
    • Strikeouts - John Farrell - (132)
    • Earned Run Average - Jesse Orosco - (2.08)
    • Saves - Doug Jones - (32)

    Farm system

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    References

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