1987 Montreal Expos season

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1987 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Bronfman
Manager(s) Buck Rodgers
Local television CBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Jim Fanning)
The Sports Network
(Ken Singleton, Jim Hughson)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Claude Raymond, Raymond Lebrun)
Local radio CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Jim Fanning, Rich Griffin, Rob Faulds)
CKAC (French)
(Jacques Doucet, Rodger Brulotte)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • August 16, 1987: Tim Raines hit for the cycle in a 10-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Olympic Stadium, going five-for-five in the process. A crowd of 26,134 were on hand to see it in Montreal.

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
St. Louis Cardinals 95 67 .586 --
New York Mets 92 70 .568 3
Montreal Expos 91 71 .562 4
Philadelphia Phillies 80 82 .494 15
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 .494 15
Chicago Cubs 76 85 .472 18.5

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  • Casey Candaele
  • Tom Foley
  • Andrés Galarraga
  • Vance Law
  • John Stefero
  • Jay Tibbs
  • Tim Wallach
  • Mitch Webster
  • Herm Winningham[6]

Notable transactions[edit]

Major League debuts[edit]

  • Batters:
    • Jack Daugherty (Sep 1)
    • Alonzo Powell (Apr 6)
    • Tom Romano (Sep 1)
    • Nelson Santovenia (Sep 16)
  • Pitchers:
    • Jeff Fischer (Jun 19)
    • Ubaldo Heredia (May 12) [14]

Roster[edit]

1987 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; SB = Stolen Bases

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Fitzgerald, MikeMike Fitzgerald 107 287 69 .240 3 36 3
1B Galarraga, AndrésAndrés Galarraga 147 551 168 .305 13 90 7
2B Law, VanceVance Law 133 436 119 .273 12 56 8
3B Wallach, TimTim Wallach 153 593 177 .298 26 123 9
SS Brooks, HubieHubie Brooks 112 430 113 .263 14 72 4
LF Raines, TimTim Raines 139 530 175 .330 18 68 50
CF Winningham, HermHerm Winningham 137 347 83 .239 4 41 29
RF Webster, MitchMitch Webster 156 588 165 .281 15 63 33

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
Foley, TomTom Foley 106 280 82 .293 5 28 6
Reed, JeffJeff Reed 75 207 44 .213 1 21 0
Engle, DaveDave Engle 59 84 19 .226 1 14 1
Stefero, JohnJohn Stefero 18 56 11 .196 1 3 0
Rivera, LuisLuis Rivera 18 32 5 .156 0 1 0
Daugherty, JackJack Daugherty 11 10 1 .100 0 0 0
Norman, NelsonNelson Norman 1 4 0 .000 0 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Heaton, NealNeal Heaton 32 193.1 13 10 4.52 105
Martínez, DennisDennis Martínez 22 144.2 11 4 3.30 84
Pérez, PascualPascual Pérez 10 70.1 7 0 2.30 58

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Sorensen, LaryLary Sorensen 23 47.2 3 4 4.72 21

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
St. Claire, RandyRandy St. Claire 44 3 3 7 4.03 43
Brown, CurtCurt Brown 5 0 1 0 7.71 6

Awards and honors[edit]

1987 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Tim Raines, Outfield
  • Tim Raines, All-Star Game Most Valuable Player

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Joe Sparks
AA Jacksonville Expos Southern League Tommy Thompson
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League Felipe Alou
A Burlington Expos Midwest League J. R. Miner
Short-Season A Jamestown Expos New York–Penn League Gene Glynn
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Jethro McIntyre

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Indianapolis[15]

References[edit]