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1987 MINNESOTA TWINS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Minneapolis,MN
Team Record:  85-77   .525
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tom Kelly
General Manager:   Andy MacPhail
Stadium:  Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance:  2,081,976
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Cardinals)

Minnesota Twins affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Niekro (42)
Youngest Player:  Allan Anderson (23)
Longest Tenure:  Tim Laudner, Gary Gaetti, Kent Hrbek (7)
Top Hitter:  Kirby Puckett (12)
Top Pitcher:  Frank Viola (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Willie Banks (#3)

Roster Continuity:  74.33%
Top Prospect:   Gene Larkin
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota8577.525--
KC Royals8379.5122.0
Oakland8181.5004.0
Seattle7884.4817.0
Chi White Sox7785.4758.0
Texas7587.46310.0
California7587.46310.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1987-04-07Bert BlylevenR36W 5-4vs OAK1536-8.0444136000--0-04.500.88
1987-04-08Frank ViolaL27W 4-1vs OAK1165W6.05110311000--1-01.501.33
1987-04-09Mark PortugalR24W 5-4vs OAK120-5.2744155000--0-06.002.00
1987-04-10Mike SmithsonR32W 8-1@ SEA1148W8.0510013000--1-00.000.75
1987-04-11Les StrakerR28L 5-6@ SEA11-4.0653141000--0-06.752.50
1987-04-12Bert BlylevenR36W 8-5@ SEA2537W6.0733222000--1-04.501.14
1987-04-13Frank ViolaL27L 3-6@ OAK2166-6.2733063000--1-02.771.62
1987-04-14Mark PortugalR24W 9-8@ OAK221-3.1644212000--0-08.002.11
1987-04-15Mike SmithsonR32W 5-2@ OAK2149W7.1422015000--2-01.200.73
1987-04-17Bert BlylevenR36L 1-2@ CAL3538L8.0822134000--1-13.681.23
1987-04-18Frank ViolaL27L 0-1@ CAL3167L8.0610013000--1-11.711.33
1987-04-19Mark PortugalR24W 6-5@ CAL322W5.2433234000--1-06.601.73
1987-04-20Mike SmithsonR32W 13-5vs SEA3150W7.0843010000--3-02.050.91
1987-04-21Les StrakerR28W 6-1vs SEA22W7.0300035000--1-02.451.45
1987-04-22Bert BlylevenR36L 3-4vs SEA4539-6.0833113000--1-13.861.29
1987-04-23Frank ViolaL27L 3-7vs CAL4168L7.1744216000--1-22.571.29
1987-04-24Mark PortugalR24L 1-8vs CAL423L3.0664023000--1-17.501.89
1987-04-25Mike SmithsonR32W 8-7vs CAL4151-5.1644132000--3-02.891.04
1987-04-26Bert BlylevenR36W 10-5vs CAL5540-6.0844317000--1-14.241.32
1987-04-28Frank ViolaL27L 1-5@ TOR5169L5.0555154000--1-33.551.39
1987-04-29Mike SmithsonR32L 1-8@ TOR5152L6.0654221000--3-13.441.09
1987-05-01Bert BlylevenR36W 7-4vs NYA6541W8.084422104400%2-14.291.31
1987-05-02Frank ViolaL27L 4-6vs NYA6170L4.1944312000--1-44.141.51
1987-05-03Mark PortugalR25W 4-3vs NYA524-4.17330324400%1-17.362.00
1987-05-05Mike SmithsonR32L 4-5vs BAL6153L5.0844222202100%3-23.921.21
1987-05-06Bert BlylevenR36L 0-6vs BAL7542L8.1766111000--2-24.681.26
1987-05-07Frank ViolaL27W 5-2vs BAL7171W7.16220264400%2-43.801.42
1987-05-08Mark PortugalR25L 7-11@ NYA625-6.0755322000--1-17.391.89
1987-05-09Les StrakerR28W 2-0@ NYA33W5.2200032000--2-01.421.11
1987-05-10Mike SmithsonR32L 1-6@ NYA7154L2.0443021000--3-34.391.29
1987-05-11Bert BlylevenR36W 10-4@ BAL8543W9.0843315000--3-24.421.22
1987-05-12Frank ViolaL27L 7-10@ BAL8172-7.0544215000--2-43.981.35
1987-05-13Mark PortugalR25L 0-7vs TOR726L2.1766211000--1-28.702.03
1987-05-14Les StrakerR28L 4-16vs TOR44L4.0755212000--2-13.131.26
1987-05-15Juan BerenguerR32W 3-1vs BOS187-8.0311114000--1-02.030.94
1987-05-16Bert BlylevenR36L 1-6vs BOS9544L8.1555126000--3-34.501.16
1987-05-17Frank ViolaL27W 10-8vs BOS9173-7.0855216000--2-44.271.34
1987-05-19Les StrakerR28L 3-4@ CLE55-5.1422153000--2-13.211.36
1987-05-20Juan BerenguerR32W 8-2@ CLE288W6.1822128000--2-02.191.05
1987-05-21Bert BlylevenR36L 3-6@ CLE10545L5.01155411000--3-44.811.25
1987-05-22Frank ViolaL27L 2-3vs DET10174L9.0433121000--2-54.101.25
1987-05-23Allan AndersonL23W 7-5vs DET111W5.2633141000--1-09.002.29
1987-05-24Les StrakerR28L 2-7vs DET66-6.16100254400%2-12.651.35
1987-05-26Bert BlylevenR36W 4-2vs MIL11546W7.0422128000--4-44.611.21
1987-05-27Frank ViolaL27W 7-2vs MIL11175W6.0522027000--3-54.011.24
1987-05-28Juan BerenguerR32W 13-1vs MIL389W7.0400005000--3-02.201.04
1987-05-29Les StrakerR28L 7-15@ DET77L3.0556231000--2-23.891.46
1987-05-31Bert BlylevenR36W 9-5@ DET12547-6.0644145000--4-44.711.24
1987-05-31Allan AndersonL23W 11-3@ DET212-3.0533120000--1-09.002.30
1987-06-01Frank ViolaL27W 9-5@ BOS12176W7.0633103000--4-54.001.21
1987-06-02Juan BerenguerR33L 5-6@ BOS490-3.2344095000--3-02.761.20
1987-06-03Les StrakerR28L 6-7@ BOS88-5.2522044000--2-23.771.47
1987-06-05Bert BlylevenR36L 9-15vs TEX13548L3.0655211000--4-55.061.28
1987-06-06Frank ViolaL27W 3-2vs TEX13177-7.01021139000--4-53.781.26
1987-06-07Juan BerenguerR33W 7-4vs TEX591-6.08431210000--3-02.951.25
1987-06-08Mike SmithsonR32W 5-3vs KCA8155-6.0622001000--3-34.211.26
1987-06-09Joe NiekroR43W 5-2vs KCA9481W6.1921036000--4-43.321.25
1987-06-10Bert BlylevenR36W 4-3vs KCA14549-8.0532139000--4-54.821.26
1987-06-12Frank ViolaL27W 5-2@ CHA14178W7.0400002000--5-53.511.21
1987-06-12Mike SmithsonR32W 7-4@ CHA9156-4.1644133000--3-34.591.33
1987-06-13Les StrakerR28L 2-6@ CHA99L7.1633013000--2-33.711.39
1987-06-14Joe NiekroR43W 6-3@ CHA10482W6.0533035000--5-43.431.25
1987-06-15Bert BlylevenR36W 5-0@ MIL15550W9.0400026000--5-54.421.21
1987-06-16Frank ViolaL27W 7-3@ MIL15179W6.1410006000--6-53.301.18
1987-06-17Mike SmithsonR32L 5-8@ MIL10157-3.1944114000--3-35.001.44
1987-06-19Les StrakerR28W 7-6vs CHA1010-5.0611001000--2-43.721.38
1987-06-20Bert BlylevenR36L 5-10vs CHA16551L6.2783143000--5-64.421.24
1987-06-21Frank ViolaL27W 8-6vs CHA16180-6.0944202000--6-53.451.20
1987-06-23Mike SmithsonR32W 9-4vs CLE11158W6.1644223000--4-35.021.41
1987-06-24Les StrakerR28W 14-8vs CLE1111W5.09330164400%3-43.861.43
1987-06-25Bert BlylevenR36W 4-3vs CLE17552W6.0833154000--6-64.421.29
1987-06-26Frank ViolaL27L 0-1@ TEX17181L8.0711016000--6-63.291.18
1987-06-27Joe NiekroR43L 6-11@ TEX11483-3.2465053000--5-43.901.31
1987-06-27Juan BerenguerR33L 2-7@ TEX692-6.0522036000--5-02.921.24
1987-06-28Mike SmithsonR32L 3-6@ TEX12159L7.0666135000--4-45.291.40
1987-06-29Les StrakerR28L 2-3@ KCA1212L4.1433110000--3-54.031.42
1987-06-30Bert BlylevenR36W 3-1@ KCA18553W8.2610012000--7-64.111.25
1987-07-01Frank ViolaL27L 3-4@ KCA18182-7.05331210000--6-63.321.17
1987-07-02Joe NiekroR43L 3-10@ KCA12484L3.2753001000--5-54.111.36
1987-07-03Mike SmithsonR32W 6-5vs BAL13160-5.2533016000--4-45.301.38
1987-07-04Les StrakerR28W 4-1vs BAL1313W7.0411015000--4-53.771.35
1987-07-05Bert BlylevenR36W 4-3vs BAL19554W9.0933147000--8-64.041.26
1987-07-06Frank ViolaL27W 2-0@ NYA19183W9.0500047000--7-63.091.16
1987-07-07Joe NiekroR43L 7-12@ NYA13485-6.1511112000--5-53.861.31
1987-07-08Mike SmithsonR32L 4-13@ NYA14161L4.0855114000--4-55.611.43
1987-07-09Les StrakerR28W 3-1@ BAL1414W7.1611021000--5-53.511.32
1987-07-10Bert BlylevenR36L 12-13@ BAL20555-5.0588342000--8-64.401.28
1987-07-11Frank ViolaL27W 2-1@ BAL20184W9.0811025000--8-62.961.16
1987-07-12Joe NiekroR43L 0-5@ BAL14486L6.0655334000--5-64.121.33
1987-07-16Bert BlylevenR36L 2-5vs TOR21556L7.21055165000--8-74.471.32
1987-07-17Frank ViolaL27W 3-2vs TOR21185W7.0822109000--9-62.941.16
1987-07-18Joe NiekroR43L 5-7vs TOR15487L6.0776232000--5-74.451.35
1987-07-19Mike SmithsonR32W 7-6vs TOR15162-2.2755231000--4-55.961.50
1987-07-20Les StrakerR28L 1-7vs NYA1515L7.06662344400%5-63.841.31
1987-07-21Bert BlylevenR36W 2-1vs NYA22557W9.0711048000--9-74.271.32
1987-07-22Frank ViolaL27W 3-1vs NYA22186W8.0411126000--10-62.851.14
1987-07-23Joe NiekroR43L 3-4@ TOR16488-7.2533136000--5-74.411.33
1987-07-24Mike SmithsonR33L 6-8@ TOR16163-4.0611010000--4-55.791.51
1987-07-25Les StrakerR28W 13-9@ TOR1616-3.0666141000--5-64.301.38
1987-07-26Bert BlylevenR36L 2-4@ TOR23558L8.09430312000--9-84.231.33
1987-07-27Frank ViolaL27W 4-3@ SEA23187W8.0633207000--11-62.871.12
1987-07-28Joe NiekroR43L 1-6@ SEA17489L6.01155102000--5-84.501.35
1987-07-29Mike SmithsonR33L 3-8@ SEA17164L5.0677223000--4-66.171.52
1987-07-31Bert BlylevenR36W 5-3@ OAK24559W7.1733115000--10-84.211.32
1987-08-01Frank ViolaL27L 2-3@ OAK24188L8.0533125000--11-72.891.11
1987-08-02Les StrakerR28L 5-6@ OAK1717-5.0422112000--5-64.231.37
1987-08-03Joe NiekroR43W 11-3@ CAL18490-3.1422051000--5-84.541.39
1987-08-04Steve CarltonL43L 3-12@ CAL15702L4.21199141000--5-105.841.66
1987-08-05Bert BlylevenR36L 1-6@ CAL25560L5.0766125000--10-94.401.33
1987-08-06Frank ViolaL27W 9-4vs OAK25189W7.0733264000--12-72.931.13
1987-08-07Joe NiekroR43W 9-4vs OAK19491W8.0542043000--6-84.381.37
1987-08-08Steve CarltonL43W 9-2vs OAK16703W8.2722032000--6-105.611.63
1987-08-09Bert BlylevenR36W 7-5vs OAK26561W6.0733015000--11-94.401.33
1987-08-11Frank ViolaL27W 7-2vs CAL26190W8.0922016000--13-72.901.14
1987-08-12Les StrakerR28L 2-8vs CAL1818L3.166603132133%5-74.631.42
1987-08-13Steve CarltonL43L 1-5vs CAL17704L7.01055133000--6-115.651.64
1987-08-14Bert BlylevenR36W 6-3vs SEA27562W8.0622136000--12-94.311.32
1987-08-15Roy SmithR26W 14-4vs SEA126W7.0843122000--1-04.501.88
1987-08-16Frank ViolaL27W 5-1vs SEA27191W8.0510015000--14-72.781.12
1987-08-17Les StrakerR28W 4-2vs SEA1919W6.1522122000--6-74.541.40
1987-08-18Steve CarltonL43L 2-11@ DET18705L3.01196212000--6-125.931.70
1987-08-19Bert BlylevenR36L 1-7@ DET28563L4.1977222000--12-104.551.35
1987-08-20Joe NiekroR43L 0-8@ DET20492L3.1766013000--6-94.731.41
1987-08-21Frank ViolaL27L 3-11@ BOS28192L4.1654024000--14-82.911.14
1987-08-22Les StrakerR28L 5-6@ BOS2020L6.2866332000--6-84.731.41
1987-08-23Steve CarltonL43L 4-6@ BOS19706L4.1655132000--6-136.041.70
1987-08-24Bert BlylevenR36W 5-4vs DET29564-8.0744168000--12-104.541.36
1987-08-25Joe NiekroR43L 4-5vs DET21493L5.2455074000--6-104.861.43
1987-08-26Frank ViolaL27L 8-10vs DET29193-7.01155206000--14-83.031.16
1987-08-28Les StrakerR28L 0-1@ MIL2121L7.0611012000--6-94.541.39
1987-08-29Bert BlylevenR36W 12-3@ MIL30565W8.0821034000--13-104.421.36
1987-08-30Frank ViolaL27W 10-6@ MIL30194-3.1733124000--14-83.101.18
1987-09-01Joe NiekroR43L 0-9vs BOS22494L4.0855221000--6-115.061.46
1987-09-02Les StrakerR28W 5-4vs BOS2222W6.0422111000--7-94.471.36
1987-09-03Bert BlylevenR36W 2-1vs BOS31566-9.06110411000--13-104.281.35
1987-09-04Frank ViolaL27W 2-1vs MIL31195-8.0711024000--14-83.031.18
1987-09-05Mike SmithsonR33W 2-1vs MIL18165-8.0311053000--4-65.751.47
1987-09-06Steve CarltonL43L 0-6vs MIL20707L7.0322166000--6-145.881.68
1987-09-07Jeff BittigerR25W 8-1vs CHA14W7.0611105000--1-01.290.86
1987-09-08Bert BlylevenR36L 3-4vs CHA32567L9.0844134000--13-114.271.35
1987-09-09Frank ViolaL27W 2-1vs CHA32196W9.0611129000--15-82.951.16
1987-09-11Mike SmithsonR33W 13-10@ CLE19166-3.2844212000--4-65.881.50
1987-09-12Les StrakerR28L 4-5@ CLE2323-7.0633314000--7-94.431.35
1987-09-13Bert BlylevenR36W 7-3@ CLE33568-6.0622233000--13-114.231.35
1987-09-14Frank ViolaL27L 2-8@ CHA33197L5.0855125000--15-93.081.18
1987-09-15Joe NiekroR43L 2-6@ CHA23495L6.0944003000--6-125.101.46
1987-09-16Mike SmithsonR33L 10-13@ CHA20167L4.2666022000--4-76.171.52
1987-09-18Bert BlylevenR36W 9-4vs CLE34569W8.0543239000--14-114.201.34
1987-09-19Frank ViolaL27W 3-1vs CLE34198W7.0610014000--16-92.991.18
1987-09-20Les StrakerR28W 3-2vs CLE2424W6.0622124000--8-94.371.35
1987-09-22Joe NiekroR43W 6-4vs TEX24496W5.1642104000--7-125.051.45
1987-09-23Bert BlylevenR36W 4-2vs TEX35570-6.2422255000--14-114.161.34
1987-09-24Frank ViolaL27W 4-0vs TEX35199W8.03000310000--17-92.891.16
1987-09-25Les StrakerR28L 4-6vs KCA2525-4.1543123000--8-94.441.36
1987-09-26Steve CarltonL43L 4-7vs KCA21708-5.1433122000--6-145.781.66
1987-09-27Bert BlylevenR36W 8-1vs KCA36571W9.0511128000--15-114.051.32
1987-09-28Joe NiekroR43W 5-3@ TEX25497-6.1933022000--7-124.991.46
1987-09-29Dan SchatzederL33L 5-7@ TEX1119-3.0433011000--6-25.171.64
1987-09-30Les StrakerR28L 1-2@ TEX2626L7.0622036000--8-104.351.35
1987-10-02Frank ViolaL27L 3-6@ KCA36200L6.0762135000--17-102.891.17
1987-10-03Bert BlylevenR36L 2-4@ KCA37572L7.0442134000--15-124.011.31
1987-10-04Joe NiekroR43L 1-10@ KCA26498L1.1366031000--7-135.331.49
FIELDING STATISTICS


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