1992 Cleveland Indians season

The Indians were named "Organization of the Year" by Baseball America[1] in 1992, in response to the appearance of offensive bright spots and an improving farm system.

1992 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record76–86
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Richard Jacobs
General manager(s)John Hart
Manager(s)Mike Hargrove
Local televisionWUAB
Jack Corrigan, Mike Hegan
SportsChannel
John Sanders, Rick Manning
Local radioWKNR (1220 AM)
Herb Score, Tom Hamilton
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OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 0.593 53–28 43–38
Milwaukee Brewers 92 70 0.568 4 53–28 39–42
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 0.549 7 43–38 46–35
Cleveland Indians 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
New York Yankees 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
Detroit Tigers 75 87 0.463 21 38–42 37–45
Boston Red Sox 73 89 0.451 23 44–37 29–52

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1992 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 8–4 6–6 7–6 10–3 8–4 6–7 6–6 5–8 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8
Boston 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 4–9 7–5 5–8 3–9 7–6 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
California 4–8 4–8 3–10 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 2–11 7–5 5–8 7–6 9–4 5–7
Chicago 6–6 6–6 10–3 7–5 10–2 7–6 5–7 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–9 5–8 5–7
Cleveland 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 5–8 5–7 5–8 6–6 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–7 6–7
Detroit 3–10 9–4 5–7 2–10 8–5 7–5 5–8 3–9 5–8 6–6 9–3 8–4 5–8
Kansas City 4–8 5–7 5–8 6–7 7–5 5–7 7–5 6–7 5–7 4–9 7–6 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 8–5 7–5 7–5 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–5
Minnesota 6–6 9–3 11–2 5–8 6–6 9–3 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–8 8–5 6–7 5–7
New York 8–5 6–7 5–7 4–8 6–7 8–5 7–5 7–6 5–7 6–6 6–6 6–6 2–11
Oakland 6–6 7–5 8–5 8–5 6–6 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 6–6 12–1 9–4 6–6
Seattle 5–7 6–6 6–7 9–4 5–7 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–8 6–6 1–12 4–9 4–8
Texas 5–7 8–4 4–9 8–5 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 7–6 6–6 4–9 9–4 3–9
Toronto 8–5 6–7 7–5 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 5–8 7–5 11–2 6–6 8–4 9–3


Notable transactionsEdit

Opening Day LineupEdit

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
7 Kenny Lofton CF
1 Glenallen Hill DH
9 Carlos Baerga 2B
8 Albert Belle LF
11 Paul Sorrento 1B
23 Mark Whiten RF
15 Sandy Alomar, Jr. C
26 Brook Jacoby 3B
10 Mark Lewis SS
41 Charles Nagy P

[14]

RosterEdit

1992 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

StatisticsEdit

BattingEdit

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Sandy Alomar, Jr. 89 299 22 75 16 0 2 26 .251 3
Carlos Baerga 161 657 92 205 32 1 20 105 .312 10
Albert Belle 153 585 81 152 23 1 34 112 .260 8
Alex Cole 41 97 11 20 1 0 0 5 .206 9
Felix Fermin 79 215 27 58 7 2 0 13 .270 0
Jose Hernandez 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Glenallen Hill 102 369 38 89 16 1 18 49 .241 9
Thomas Howard 117 358 36 99 15 2 2 32 .277 15
Brook Jacoby 120 291 30 76 7 0 4 36 .261 0
Reggie Jefferson 24 89 8 30 6 2 1 6 .337 0
Wayne Kirby 21 18 9 3 1 0 1 1 .167 0
Jesse Levis 28 43 2 12 4 0 1 3 .279 0
Mark Lewis 122 413 44 109 21 0 5 30 .264 4
Kenny Lofton 148 576 96 164 15 8 5 42 .285 66
Carlos Martinez 69 228 23 60 9 1 5 35 .263 1
Junior Ortiz 86 244 20 61 7 0 0 24 .250 1
Tony Perezchica 18 20 2 2 1 0 0 1 .100 0
Dave Rohde 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Paul Sorrento 140 458 52 123 24 1 18 60 .269 0
Jim Thome 40 117 8 24 3 1 2 12 .205 2
Mark Whiten 148 508 73 129 19 4 9 43 .254 16
Craig Worthington 9 24 0 4 0 0 0 2 .167 0
Totals 162 5620 674 1495 227 24 127 637 .266 144

PitchingEdit

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
Jack Armstrong 6 15 4.64 35 23 0 166.2 100 86 67 114
Brad Arnsberg 0 0 11.81 8 0 0 10.2 14 14 11 5
Eric Bell 0 2 7.63 7 1 0 15.1 13 13 9 10
Denis Boucher 2 2 6.37 8 7 0 41.0 29 29 20 17
Mike Christopher 0 0 3.00 10 0 0 18.0 8 6 10 13
Dennis Cook 5 7 3.82 32 25 0 158.0 79 67 50 96
Alan Embree 0 2 7.00 4 4 0 18.0 14 14 8 12
Derek Lilliquist 5 3 1.75 71 0 6 61.2 13 12 18 47
José Mesa 4 4 4.16 15 15 0 93.0 45 43 43 40
Dave Mlicki 0 2 4.98 4 4 0 21.2 14 12 16 16
Jeff Mutis 0 2 9.53 3 2 0 11.1 14 12 6 8
Charles Nagy 17 10 2.96 33 33 0 252.0 91 83 57 169
Rod Nichols 4 3 4.53 30 9 0 105.1 58 53 31 56
Steve Olin 8 5 2.34 72 0 29 88.1 25 23 27 47
Dave Otto 5 9 7.06 18 16 0 80.1 64 63 33 32
Eric Plunk 9 6 3.64 58 0 4 71.2 31 29 38 50
Ted Power 3 3 2.54 64 0 6 99.1 33 28 35 51
Scott Scudder 6 10 5.28 23 22 0 109.0 80 64 55 51
Jeff Shaw 0 1 8.22 2 1 0 7.2 7 7 4 3
Kevin Wickander 2 0 3.07 44 0 1 41.0 14 14 28 38
Totals 76 86 4.11 162 162 46 1470.0 746 671 566 890

Award winnersEdit

All-Star Game

  • Sandy Alomar, Jr. (Starting Catcher)
  • Carlos Baerga (Reserve)
  • Charles Nagy (Reserve)

Minor league affiliatesEdit

Classification level Team League Managers
AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League Charlie Manuel
AA Canton–Akron Indians Eastern League Brian Graham
Advanced A Kinston Indians Carolina League Dave Keller
A Columbus RedStixx South Atlantic League Mike Brown
Short Season A Watertown Indians New York–Penn League Shawn Pender
Rookie Burlington Indians Appalachian League

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Official Site of The Cleveland Indians: History: Indians History
  2. ^ Mike York at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Greg Swindell at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Derek Lilliquist at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Jesse Orosco at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Pete Rose, Jr. at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Kenny Lofton[permanent dead link] at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Brook Jacoby at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Shawn Hillegas at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Eric Plunk at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Paul Shuey at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Matt Williams at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Alex Cole at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ 1992 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference