1987 San Diego Padres season

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1987 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Joan Kroc
Manager(s) Larry Bowa
Local television KUSI-TV
SD Cable Sports Net
(Dave Campbell, Jerry Coleman, Bob Chandler, Ted Leitner)
Local radio KFMB (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, earning him the NL Rookie of the Year Award.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 90 72 -- .556
Cincinnati Reds 84 78 6.0 .519
Houston Astros 76 86 14.0 .469
Los Angeles Dodgers 73 89 17.0 .451
Atlanta Braves 69 92 20.5 .429
San Diego Padres 65 97 25.0 .401

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1987 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Santiago, BenitoBenito Santiago 146 546 164 .300 18 79
1B Kruk, JohnJohn Kruk 138 447 140 .313 20 91
2B Flannery, TimTim Flannery 106 276 63 .228 0 20
3B Mitchell, KevinKevin Mitchell 62 196 48 .245 7 26
SS Templeton, GarryGarry Templeton 148 510 113 .222 5 48
LF Martinez, CarmeloCarmelo Martinez 139 447 122 .273 15 70
CF Jefferson, StanStan Jefferson 116 422 97 .230 8 29
RF Gwynn, TonyTony Gwynn 157 589 218 .370 7 54

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Garvey, SteveSteve Garvey 27 76 16 .211 1 9
Abner, ShawnShawn Abner 16 47 13 .277 2 7
Parent, MarkMark Parent 12 25 2 .080 0 2
Nelson, RobRob Nelson 10 11 1 .083 0 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Booker, GregGreg Booker 44 1 1 1 3.16 17
Davis, MarkMark Davis 43 5 3 2 3.18 47
Gorman, TomTom Gorman 6 0 0 0 4.09 8

Awards and honors[edit]

1987 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League Jack Krol
AA Wichita Pilots Texas League Steve Smith
A Reno Padres California League Pat Kelly
A Charleston Rainbows South Atlantic League Tony Torchia
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Rob Picciolo

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Spokane[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dane Iorg page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b Kevin Mitchell page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Graig Nettles page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Tom Gorman page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Mark Wasinger page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Dave Leiper page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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