1987 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Gene Autry
General manager(s)Mike Port
Manager(s)Gene Mauch
Local televisionKTLA
(Joe Torre, Bob Starr, Joel Meyers)
Local radioKMPC
(Ken Brett, Joel Meyers, Al Conin)
XPRS
(Ruben Valentin, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The 1987 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing 6th in the American League west with a record of 75 wins and 87 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 85 77 0.525 56–25 29–52
Kansas City Royals 83 79 0.512 2 46–35 37–44
Oakland Athletics 81 81 0.500 4 42–39 39–42
Seattle Mariners 78 84 0.481 7 40–41 38–43
Chicago White Sox 77 85 0.475 8 38–43 39–42
Texas Rangers 75 87 0.463 10 43–38 32–49
California Angels 75 87 0.463 10 38–43 37–44

Record vs. opponents


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 1–12 9–3 8–4 7–6 4–9 9–3 2–11 5–7 3–10 7–5 4–8 7–5 1–12
Boston 12–1 4–8 3–9 7–6 2–11 6–6 6–7 7–5 7–6 4–8 7–5 7–5 6–7
California 3–9 8–4 8–5 7–5 3–9 5–8 7–5 8–5 3–9 6–7 7–6 5–8 5–7
Chicago 4–8 9–3 5–8 7–5 3–9 6–7 6–6 6–7 5–7 9–4 6–7 7–6 4–8
Cleveland 6–7 6–7 5–7 5–7 4–9 6–6 4–9 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–7 2–10 5–8
Detroit 9–4 11–2 9–3 9–3 9–4 5–7 6–7 8–4 5–8 5–7 7–5 8–4 7–6
Kansas City 3–9 6–6 8–5 7–6 6–6 7–5 4–8 8–5 5–7 5–8 9–4 7–6 8–4
Milwaukee 11–2 7–6 5–7 6–6 9–4 7–6 8–4 3–9 7–6 6–6 4–8 9–3 9–4
Minnesota 7–5 5–7 5–8 7–6 9–3 4–8 5–8 9–3 6–6 10–3 9–4 6–7 3–9
New York 10–3 6–7 9–3 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 6–7 6–6 5–7 7–5 5–7 6–7
Oakland 5–7 8–4 7–6 4–9 8–4 7–5 8–5 6–6 3–10 7–5 5–8 6–7 7–5
Seattle 8–4 5–7 6–7 7–6 7–5 5–7 4–9 8–4 4–9 5–7 8–5 9–4 2–10
Texas 5–7 5–7 8–5 6–7 10–2 4–8 6–7 3–9 7–6 7–5 7–6 4–9 3–9
Toronto 12–1 7–6 7–5 8–4 8–5 6–7 4–8 4–9 9–3 7–6 5–7 10–2 9–3


Notable transactions

Draft picks

Roster

1987 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Bob Boone 128 389 94 .242 3 33
1B Wally Joyner 149 564 161 .285 34 117
2B Mark McLemore 138 433 102 .236 3 41
3B Doug DeCinces 133 453 106 .234 16 63
SS Dick Schofield 134 479 120 .251 9 46
LF Jack Howell 138 449 110 .245 23 64
CF Gary Pettis 133 394 82 .208 1 17
RF Devon White 159 639 168 .263 24 87
DH Brian Downing 155 567 154 .272 29 77

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
Ruppert Jones 85 192 47 .245 8 28
Bill Buckner 57 183 56 .306 3 32
George Hendrick 65 162 39 .241 5 25
Gus Polidor 63 137 36 .263 2 15
Johnny Ray 30 127 44 .346 0 15
Darrell Miller 53 108 26 .241 4 16
Mark Ryal 58 100 20 .200 5 18
Butch Wynegar 31 92 19 .207 0 5
Tony Armas 28 81 16 .198 3 9
Jack Fimple 13 10 2 .200 0 1
Jim Eppard 8 9 3 .333 0 0
Tack Wilson 7 2 1 .500 0 0

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
Mike Witt 36 297.0 16 14 4.01 192
Don Sutton 35 191.2 11 11 4.70 99
John Candelaria 20 116.2 8 6 4.71 74
Jerry Reuss 17 82.1 4 5 5.25 37
Kirk McCaskill 14 74.2 4 6 5.67 56

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
Willie Fraser 36 176.2 10 10 3.92 106
Jack Lazorko 26 117.2 5 6 4.59 55
Urbano Lugo 7 28.0 0 2 9.32 24
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
DeWayne Buice 57 6 7 17 3.39 109
Gary Lucas 48 1 5 3 3.63 44
Greg Minton 41 5 4 10 3.08 35
Chuck Finley 35 2 7 0 4.67 63
Mike Cook 16 1 2 0 5.50 27
Donnie Moore 14 2 2 5 2.70 17
Bryan Harvey 3 0 0 0 0.00 3
Miguel García 1 0 0 0 16.20 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Tom Kotchman
AA Midland Angels Texas League Mako Oliveras
A Palm Springs Angels California League Bill Lachemann
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Eddie Rodríguez
A-Short Season Salem Angels Northwest League Chris Smith

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References

  1. ^ "Ron Romanick Stats".
  2. ^ "Doug DeCinces Stats".
  3. ^ Jim Eppard Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ "Bob Boone Stats".
  5. ^ a b Doug Corbett Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ "Greg Minton Stats".
  7. ^ "Alan Mills Stats".
  8. ^ Bill Buckner Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ John Candelaria Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  10. ^ "John Orton Stats".
  11. ^ Rubén Amaro Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997
Preceded by1986 California Angels seasons 1987 Succeeded by1988