1987 San Diego Padres season

1987 San Diego Padres season

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

Regular season

Season standings

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

Notable transactions

Roster

1987 San Diego Padres
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 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

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

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

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

1987 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

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

External links

  • 1987 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1987 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Almanac