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1987 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-66 .593
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 845-655 + 190
Manager(s): Jimy Williams
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,778,429 4/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Alex Sanchez (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: John Sullivan
First Base Coach: Billy Smith
Hitting Coach: Cito Gaston
Pitching Coach: Al Widmar
Third Base Coach: John McLaren

#1 Draft Picks

Lloyd Moseby (#2), Duane Ward (#9), Matt Stark (#9), Kelly Gruber (#10), Rick Leach (#13), John Cerutti (#21)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
9171.5627.0
8973.5499.0
7884.48120.0
6795.41431.0
61101.37737.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
29Jesse BarfieldOF2759089155
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3
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28
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843558141371213.263.328.458786.195.290.3002.4321.1270651
11George BellOF27610111188
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4
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47
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134513975790917.308.345.605950.297.367.2841.9213.0369658
7Juan BeniquezDH3781623
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5
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210051310013.284.322.556878.272.333.2812.6016.24587
27Jeff DeWillisC222523
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20021200100.120.185.280465.160.240.1676.0025.0728
40Rob DuceyOF2248129
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62081000010.188.298.271569.083.292.2111.2548.01357
1Tony FernandezSS2557890186
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8
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6732125148534414.322.374.426800.104.227.3420.94115.6246637
23Cecil FielderDH231753047
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3201204812016.269.342.560902.291.400.2892.4012.598196
17Kelly Gruber3B253415080
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361221770721211.235.269.399668.164.243.2614.1228.4136361
16Garth Iorg2B323103565
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3022215220638.210.257.284541.074.142.2372.4877.588340
9Rick LeachOF-DH301952655
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2501252532013.282.362.405767.123.246.3101.0065.079221
4Manuel Lee2B-SS221211431
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112061300111.256.289.347636.091.157.2782.17121.042129
2Nelson Liriano2B231582938
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10132162202203.241.310.342652.101.272.2691.3879.054176
19Fred McGriffDH232955873
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43326010414003.247.375.505880.258.464.3101.7314.8149355
21Charlie MooreC341071523
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700131210402.215.300.355655.140.262.2340.92107.038124
15Lloyd MosebyOF27592106167
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9639770124243311.282.356.473829.191.363.3171.7722.8280668
5Rance Mulliniks3B3133237103
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44113455013310.310.371.500871.190.292.3421.6230.2166372
52Greg MyersC21911
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10Mike Sharperson2B2596420
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092171510102.208.262.271533.063.146.2472.14--26104
47Matt StarkC221201
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28Lou ThorntonDH-OF24251
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26Willie Upshaw1B3051268125
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581011587834317.244.320.391711.146.258.2621.3434.1200574
12Ernie WhittC3544657120
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75014450140317.269.333.455788.186.283.2661.1423.5203493
Batting Totals185856358451514277382157901265055597038453035136.269.332.446778.177.289.2901.7526.225126255
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
45Jose Nunez23525.0137900130979157541258993101.548.441.115.389.191.71
37Dave Stieb291394.0933313110185164928416871154071.367.980.784.235.591.32
35Phil Niekro48028.25330000121511114771101.8311.253.005.255.251.00
13,32,35Jeff Musselman241254.156810014389754341754545331.457.580.715.465.461.00
46Gary Lavelle38235.46230009127362017219171101.9611.570.646.115.460.89
22Jimmy Key261782.7636368100261210938024661618521.067.240.832.285.552.44
33Joe Johnson25355.1014140000667744381018273021.4210.341.342.423.631.50
50Tom Henke29062.497200062349462272610251285000.935.940.962.3912.265.12
39Don Gordon27004.09500020118552330001.006.551.642.452.451.00
46Mike Flanagan35322.3977000049461513315432001.248.450.552.767.902.87
38Mark Eichhorn261063.168900027412711047451452963161.277.730.983.666.751.85
18Jim Clancy3115113.553737510024123410395248018012111.308.740.902.996.722.25
55John Cerutti271144.414421206015114475743059925111.348.581.793.525.481.56
36David Wells24434.03182006129371413012324001.6911.480.003.729.932.67
31Duane Ward23106.751210040111499012100002.1710.500.009.007.500.83
Pitching Totals96663.74498162183144431454132365560515856710645614221.308.190.983.516.591.88
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ernie WhittC13180355510.9940.00
Charlie MooreC442361040.9840.00
Jeff DeWillisC1349521.9640.00
Greg MyersC7241001.0000.00
Matt StarkC5251001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie Upshaw1B14611691279114.9930.00
Cecil Fielder1B169860121.0000.00
Fred McGriff1B14108725.9830.00
Rick Leach1B560001.0000.00
Juan Beniquez1B270001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Garth Iorg2B91139195633.9820.00
Nelson Liriano2B3783107128.9950.00
Mike Sharperson2B326469416.9710.00
Manuel Lee2B275161416.9660.00
Kelly Gruber2B734011.0000.00
George Bell2B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kelly Gruber3B119521681211.9480.00
Rance Mulliniks3B96291371314.9270.00
Garth Iorg3B28102613.9730.00
Cecil Fielder3B20000.0000.00
George Bell3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony FernandezSS1462703961488.9790.00
Manuel LeeSS262649110.9870.00
Kelly GruberSS21202817.9800.00
Rance MulliniksSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jesse BarfieldOF1583411734.9920.00
Lloyd MosebyOF153294761.9800.00
George BellOF14824814111.9600.00
Rick LeachOF4351110.9810.00
Rob DuceyOF28310001.0000.00
Juan BeniquezOF77010.8750.00
Charlie MooreOF51110.6670.00
Lou ThorntonOF40000.0000.00
Kelly GruberOF210001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark EichhornP8912723012.9702.26
Tom HenkeP7294912011.0002.01
Jeff MusselmanP6889915021.0002.43
John CeruttiP4415151511.9521.19
Jim ClancyP37241253624.9682.28
Jose NunezP379757011.0001.11
Jimmy KeyP36261174435.9532.10
Dave StiebP33185242522.9612.38
Gary LavelleP232745001.0002.98
David WellsP182924011.0001.86
Joe JohnsonP146678001.0002.04
Duane WardP121122001.0003.21
Mike FlanaganP74934011.0001.28
Don GordonP51101001.0000.82
Phil NiekroP31210001.0000.75
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fred McGriffDH90.0000.00
Cecil FielderDH55.0000.00
Rick LeachDH30.0000.00
Rance MulliniksDH22.0000.00
Juan BeniquezDH15.0000.00
George BellDH7.0000.00
Lou ThorntonDH6.0000.00
Garth IorgDH5.0000.00
Lloyd MosebyDH2.0000.00
Rob DuceyDH1.0000.00
Kelly GruberDH1.0000.00
Manuel LeeDH1.0000.00
Dave StiebDH1.0000.00


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