1987 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Bronfman
General manager(s)Murray Cook, Bill Stoneman
Manager(s)Buck Rodgers
Local televisionCBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Jim Fanning)
The Sports Network
(Ken Singleton, Jim Hughson)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Claude Raymond, Raymond Lebrun)
Local radioCFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Jim Fanning, Rich Griffin, Rob Faulds)
CKAC (French)
(Jacques Doucet, Rodger Brulotte)
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The 1987 Montreal Expos season was the 19th season in franchise history. They finished 3rd in the division with a 91-71 record and 4 games behind the Cardinals.

Offseason

Spring training

The Expos held spring training at West Palm Beach Municipal Stadium in West Palm Beach, Florida – a facility they shared with the Atlanta Braves. It was their 11th season at the stadium; they had conducted spring training there from 1969 to 1972 and since 1981.

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 95 67 0.586 49–32 46–35
New York Mets 92 70 0.568 3 49–32 43–38
Montreal Expos 91 71 0.562 4 48–33 43–38
Philadelphia Phillies 80 82 0.494 15 43–38 37–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 0.494 15 47–34 33–48
Chicago Cubs 76 85 0.472 18½ 40–40 36–45

Record vs. opponents


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 lineup

Notable transactions

Major League debuts

Roster

1987 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

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 Mike Fitzgerald 107 287 69 .240 3 36 3
1B Andrés Galarraga 147 551 168 .305 13 90 7
2B Vance Law 133 436 119 .273 12 56 8
3B Tim Wallach 153 593 177 .298 26 123 9
SS Hubie Brooks 112 430 113 .263 14 72 4
LF Tim Raines 139 530 175 .330 18 68 50
CF Herm Winningham 137 347 83 .239 4 41 29
RF Mitch Webster 156 588 165 .281 15 63 33

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
Casey Candaele 138 449 122 .272 1 23 7
Tom Foley 106 280 82 .293 5 28 6
Jeff Reed 75 207 44 .213 1 21 0
Reid Nichols 77 147 39 .265 4 20 2
Wallace Johnson 75 85 21 .247 1 14 5
Dave Engle 59 84 19 .226 1 14 1
John Stefero 18 56 11 .196 1 3 0
Alonzo Powell 14 41 8 .195 0 4 0
Luis Rivera 18 32 5 .156 0 1 0
Jack Daugherty 11 10 1 .100 0 0 0
Razor Shines 6 9 2 .222 0 0 1
Tom Romano 7 3 0 .000 0 0 0
Nelson Norman 1 4 0 .000 0 0 0
Nelson Santovenia 2 1 0 .000 0 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Neal Heaton 32 193.1 13 10 4.52 105
Bob Sebra 36 177.1 6 15 4.42 156
Bryn Smith 26 150.1 10 9 4.37 94
Dennis Martínez 22 144.2 11 4 3.30 84
Floyd Youmans 23 116.1 9 8 4.64 94
Pascual Pérez 10 70.1 7 0 2.30 58
Ubaldo Heredia 2 10 0 1 5.40 6
Charlie Lea 1 1 0 1 36.00 1

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jay Tibbs 19 83 4 5 4.99 54
Lary Sorensen 23 47.2 3 4 4.72 21
Jeff Fischer 4 13.2 0 1 8.56 6

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Andy McGaffigan 69 5 2 12 2.39 100
Tim Burke 55 7 0 18 1.19 58
Bob McClure 52 6 1 5 3.44 33
Jeff Parrett 45 7 6 6 4.21 56
Randy St. Claire 44 3 3 7 4.03 43
Joe Hesketh 18 0 0 1 3.14 31
Bill Campbell 7 0 0 0 8.10 4
Curt Brown 5 0 1 0 7.71 6
Vance Law 3 0 0 0 5.40 2
Tim Wallach 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Awards and honors

1987 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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
A-Short Season Jamestown Expos New York–Penn League Gene Glynn
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Jethro McIntyre

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Indianapolis[16]

References

  1. ^ Bert Roberge at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ "John Mizerock: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ Dave Engle at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Jeff Reardon at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Pascual Pérez at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ "Al Newman Stats".
  7. ^ "1987 Montreal Expos Roster by Baseball Almanac".
  8. ^ Tim Raines at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Nelson Norman at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Dennis Martínez at Baseball-Reference
  11. ^ Nate Minchey at Baseball-Reference
  12. ^ John Vander Wal at Baseball-Reference
  13. ^ Archi Cianfrocco at Baseball-Reference
  14. ^ Curt Brown at Baseball-Reference
  15. ^ "The Baseball Cube - Research Site for Pro + College Stats + draft".
  16. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007