1987 San Diego Padres Season
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1987 San Diego Padres Season

1987 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Joan Kroc
General manager(s)Jack McKeon
Manager(s)Larry Bowa
Local televisionKUSI-TV
SD Cable Sports Net
(Dave Campbell, Jerry Coleman, Bob Chandler, Ted Leitner)
Local radioKFMB (AM)
(Dave Campbell, Jerry Coleman)
XEXX
(Gustavo Lopez, Mario Thomas Zapiain, Eduardo Ortega)
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The 1987 San Diego Padres season was the 19th in franchise history. Rookie catcher Benito Santiago hit in 34 straight games, and later won the NL Rookie of the Year Award. The Padres were the only team not to hit a grand slam in 1987.[1]

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 -- 46-35 44-37
Cincinnati Reds 84 78 0.519 6 42-39 42-39
Houston Astros 76 86 0.469 14 47-34 29-52
Los Angeles Dodgers 73 89 0.451 17 40-41 33-48
Atlanta Braves 69 92 0.429 20½ 42-39 27-53
San Diego Padres 65 97 0.401 25 37-44 28-53

Record vs. opponents

1987 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta -- 6-5 8-10 8-10 6-12 3-9 7-5 7-5 7-5 6-12 8-10 3-9
Chicago 5-6 -- 6-6 8-4 6-6 10-8 9-9 8-10 4-14 9-3 5-7 6-12
Cincinnati 10-8 6-6 -- 13-5 10-8 6-6 7-5 5-7 4-8 12-6 7-11 4-8
Houston 10-8 4-8 5-13 -- 12-6 7-5 6-6 6-6 6-6 5-13 10-8 5-7
Los Angeles 12-6 6-6 8-10 6-12 -- 3-9 6-6 2-10 6-6 11-7 10-8 3-9
Montreal 9-3 8-10 6-6 5-7 9-3 -- 8-10 10-8 11-7 9-3 5-7 11-7
New York 5-7 9-9 5-7 6-6 6-6 10-8 -- 13-5 12-6 8-4 9-3 9-9
Philadelphia 5-7 10-8 7-5 6-6 10-2 8-10 5-13 -- 11-7 8-4 2-10 8-10
Pittsburgh 5-7 14-4 8-4 6-6 6-6 7-11 6-12 7-11 -- 8-4 6-6 7-11
San Diego 12-6 3-9 6-12 13-5 7-11 3-9 4-8 4-8 4-8 -- 5-13 4-8
San Francisco 10-8 7-5 11-7 8-10 8-10 7-5 3-9 10-2 6-6 13-5 -- 7-5
St. Louis 9-3 12-6 8-4 7-5 9-3 7-11 9-9 10-8 11-7 8-4 5-7 --


Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

Player stats

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 Benito Santiago 146 546 164 .300 18 79
1B John Kruk 138 447 140 .313 20 91
2B Tim Flannery 106 276 63 .228 0 20
3B Kevin Mitchell 62 196 48 .245 7 26
SS Garry Templeton 148 510 113 .222 5 48
LF Carmelo Martínez 139 447 122 .273 15 70
CF Stan Jefferson 116 422 97 .230 8 29
RF Tony Gwynn 157 589 218 .370 7 54

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Steve Garvey 27 76 16 .211 1 9
Shawn Abner 16 47 13 .277 2 7
Mark Parent 12 25 2 .080 0 2
Rob Nelson 10 11 1 .083 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ed Whitson 36 206 10 13 4.73 135
Andy Hawkins 24 117.2 3 10 5.05 51

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Greg Booker 44 1 1 1 3.16 17
Mark Davis 43 5 3 2 3.18 47
Tom Gorman 6 0 0 0 4.09 8

Awards and honors

1987 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Spokane[8]

References

  1. ^ "Team Batting Event Finder: 1987, All Teams, Home Runs, With Runners on 123". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Dane Iorg at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ a b Kevin Mitchell at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Graig Nettles at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ a b Tom Gorman at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Mark Wasinger at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Dave Leiper at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links


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