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1987 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 96-66 .593
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 845-655 + 190
Roster Continuity 76.38% 10/26
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: Did not qualify
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
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1987 Toronto Blue Jays season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Luis AquinoSyracuseILAAAP6-0195R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Darren BalsleyDunedinFSLA+P6-3205R-R22OAK: 1984-3-61AA
    Jesse BarfieldTorontoALMLBRF-OF6-1205R-R27TOR: 1977-9-233MLB
    Kevin BatisteDunedinFSLA+RF-LF6-2175R-R20TOR: 1985-2-53MLB
    Larry BaucomMedicine HatPioRk3B6-0180L-R23TOR: 1987-25-647Rk
    Kash BeauchampKnoxvilleSouAAOF6-3220R-R24TOR: 1982-1-1AAA
    Derek BellSt. CatharinesNYPLA-RF-CF6-2215R-R18TOR: 1987-2-49MLB
    George BellTorontoALMLBLF-OF6-1190R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Omar BencomoKnoxvilleSouAAP6-3195R-R23Not draftedAAA
    Juan BeniquezTorontoALMLBOF5-11165R-R37Not draftedMLB
    Steve BerriatuaMedicine HatPioRkSS6-1185R-R22TOR: 1987-38-971A-
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-SS                
    Geronimo BerroaKnoxvilleSouAARF-LF6-0210R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Bob BevisMedicine HatPioRkP6-0185R-R23TOR: 1987-44-1086A-
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-P                
    Willie BlairDunedinFSLA+P6-1185R-R21TOR: 1986-11-289MLB
    Pat BordersDunedinFSLA+C6-2200R-R24TOR: 1982-6-134MLB
      KnoxvilleSouAAC                
    Hugh BrinsonDunedinFSLA+P6-0195R-R23Not draftedAA
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    Winston BrownMedicine HatPioRkOF6-1185L-R19Not draftedA
    Enrique BurgosMyrtle BeachSALAP6-4195L-L21Not draftedMLB
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    Alan ButlerSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P5-10185R-L19Not draftedA-
    Francisco CabreraMyrtle BeachSALA1B-C6-4195R-R20Not draftedMLB
    Sil CampusanoSyracuseILAAACF-LF6-0175R-R21UDFAMLB
    Tony CastilloDunedinFSLA+P5-10190L-L24Not draftedMLB
    Jose CastroSyracuseILAAASS5-9155R-R29PHI: 1977-27-665AAA
    Pablo CastroMedicine HatPioRkP6-0180L-L15Not draftedA-
    John CeruttiTorontoALMLBP6-2200L-L27TOR: 1981-1-21MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Mike ChesneySt. CatharinesNYPLA-OF6-0180R-R22TOR: 1987-21-543A-
    Troy ChestnutKnoxvilleSouAAP6-1160R-R25CHN: 1980-11-271AA
    Jim ClancyTorontoALMLBP6-4220R-R31TEX: 1974-4-74MLB
    Geovanny ColonMedicine HatPioRkP6-3180-R20Not draftedRk
    Anthony ConliffeMedicine HatPioRkP6-2200R-R22TOR: 1987-33-854Rk
    Rock CoyleKnoxvilleSouAAOF5-8180R-R27Not draftedAAA
      SyracuseILAAAOF                
    Nate CromwellMedicine HatPioRkP6-1185L-L18TOR: 1987-11-283AAA
    Robert CuffMedicine HatPioRkP6-3190R-R22DET: 1986-2-40Rk
    Steve CummingsDunedinFSLA+P6-2200B-R22TOR: 1986-2-54MLB
    Greg DavidDunedinFSLA+C6-1185L-R20TOR: 1985-1-25AA
    Steve DavisKnoxvilleSouAAP6-1195L-L26TOR: 1982-21-523MLB
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    Wayne DavisMyrtle BeachSALAOF6-2184R-R21Not draftedA+
    Randy DaySyracuseILAAA1B-3B6-2185R-R26Not draftedAAA
    Hector De La CruzDunedinFSLA+OF6-2155R-R21Not draftedAAA
    Juan De la RosaMedicine HatPioRkOF6-1180R-R18Not draftedAAA
    Bautista Del RosarioSt. CatharinesNYPLA-SS-3B6-10R-R20Not draftedA-
    Rich DePastinoMyrtle BeachSALAP6-2190R-R19TOR: 1986-9-237A+
    Jeff DeWillisKnoxvilleSouAAC6-2170R-R22TOR: 1983-3-63MLB
      TorontoALMLBC                
    Carlos DiazDunedinFSLA+C6-3195R-R22TOR: 1986-14-367MLB
    Jose DiazMyrtle BeachSALASS6-0166R-R21Not draftedAAA
      KnoxvilleSouAASS                
    Victor DiazMyrtle BeachSALAP6-0175L-L22Not draftedAA
    Rob DuceySyracuseILAAALF-RF6-2183L-R22UDFAMLB
      TorontoALMLBLF-RF                
    Andrew DziadkowiecMedicine HatPioRkC6-2188L-R19TOR: 1986-3-81AAA
      Myrtle BeachSALAC                
    Mark EichhornTorontoALMLBP6-3210R-R26TOR: 1979-2-30MLB
    Tim EnglundDunedinFSLA+P6-2195R-R25TOR: 1984-8-204AA
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jose EscobarKnoxvilleSouAASS-2B5-10140R-R26Not draftedMLB
      SyracuseILAAASS-2B                
    Santiago EscobarMyrtle BeachSALA2B5-11145R-R20Not draftedA+
    Doc EstesSyracuseILAAAOF6-0165L-L33MIN: 1975-12-277AAA
    Dan EtzweilerMedicine HatPioRk3B6-3205L-R21TOR: 1987-37-949A+
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-3B                
    Junior FelixMyrtle BeachSALARF-CF5-11165B-R19Not draftedMLB
    Tony FernandezTorontoALMLBSS6-2195B-R25UDFAMLB
    Cecil FielderTorontoALMLB1B6-3240R-R23KCA: 1982-4-67MLB
    Tom FilerDunedinFSLA+P6-1198R-R30Not draftedMLB
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    Willy FillardMedicine HatPioRk3B6-0190R-R22TOR: 1987-61-1239Rk
    Steve FireovidSyracuseILAAAP6-2195B-R30SDN: 1978-7-161MLB
    Mike FlanaganTorontoALMLBP6-0195L-L35BAL: 1973-7-159MLB
    Chris FloydMedicine HatPioRk3B5-9170R-R21Not draftedA
    Tim FoleyMedicine HatPioRkP6-2190R-R22Not draftedRk
    Lindsay FosterSt. CatharinesNYPLA-IF6-3175B-R20TOR: 1986-2-52AAA
      Myrtle BeachSALAIF                
    Santiago GarciaKnoxvilleSouAA2B-SS6-0165R-R21Not draftedAAA
    Webster GarrisonDunedinFSLA+2B-1B5-11170R-R21TOR: 1983-2-37MLB
    Mel GilliamKnoxville/GreenvilleSouAAP6-3195L-L29TEX: 1979-11-277AAA
    Matt GilmoreMedicine HatPioRkSS6-3180R-R17TOR: 1987-6-153A+
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-SS                
    Don GordonSyracuseILAAAP6-1175R-R27DET: 1982-31-769MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Mark GranatoMedicine HatPioRkP6-3190R-R22Not draftedRk
    Otis GreenSyracuseILAAAP6-2192L-L23CHA: 1983-1-24AAA
    Kelly GruberTorontoALMLB3B6-0185R-R25CLE: 1980-1-10MLB
    Robert GuentherMyrtle BeachSALAP6-2205R-R23Not draftedA
    Darren HallMyrtle BeachSALAP6-3207R-R22TOR: 1986-28-706MLB
    Jeff HearronKnoxvilleSouAAC6-1195R-R25TOR: 1983-4-89MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Tom HenkeTorontoALMLBP6-5215R-R29CHN: 1980-1-24MLB
    Pat HentgenMyrtle BeachSALAP6-2195R-R18TOR: 1986-5-133MLB
    Xavier HernandezSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-2195R-R21TOR: 1986-4-107MLB
    Glenallen HillSyracuseILAAARF-LF6-3230R-R22TOR: 1983-9-219MLB
    Vince HorsmanMyrtle BeachSALAP6-2180R-L20Not draftedMLB
    Tony HudsonSyracuseILAAAP6-3180R-R29TEX: 1980-7-170AAA
    Joe HumphriesMyrtle BeachSALAP6-2192R-R23TOR: 1985-3-79AA
    Alexis InfanteSyracuseILAAA3B-SS5-10175R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Garth IorgTorontoALMLB3B-2B5-11175R-R32NYA: 1973-8-181MLB
    Shawn JeterDunedinFSLA+RF6-2185L-R21TOR: 1985-7-183MLB
    Cisco JohnsonMedicine HatPioRk2B5-8160B-R22TOR: 1987-52-1194A
      Myrtle BeachSALA2B                
    Dane JohnsonDunedinFSLA+P6-5205R-R24TOR: 1984-2-48MLB
    Joe JohnsonSyracuseILAAAP6-2195R-R25ATL: 1982-2-37MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Dennis JonesMyrtle BeachSALAP6-5192L-L20TOR: 1985-8-202AA
    Mike JonesDunedinFSLA+OF6-2185R-R23TOR: 1985-13-339AA
      KnoxvilleSouAAOF                
    Odell JonesSyracuseILAAAP6-3175R-R34Not draftedMLB
    Jimy KellyDunedinFSLA+SS6-0160R-R16Not draftedAA
    Jimmy KeyTorontoALMLBP6-1190R-L26TOR: 1982-3-56MLB
    Randy KnorrMedicine HatPioRkC6-2215R-R18TOR: 1986-10-263MLB
      Myrtle BeachSALAC                
    Darryl LandrumDunedinFSLA+OF6-2195R-R21TOR: 1984-6-149AA
    Chris LariviereMedicine HatPioRkP5-11168R-R21TOR: 1987-12-309A
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-P                
    Bill LavelleDunedinFSLA+P6-0190R-R25BAL: 1984-10-261AA
    Gary LavelleTorontoALMLBP6-1200B-L38SFN: 1967-20-397MLB
    Rick LeachTorontoALMLB1B-OF6-0195L-L30DET: 1979-1-13MLB
    Luis LealKnoxvilleSouAAP6-3205R-R30Not draftedMLB
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Manuel LeeSyracuseILAAASS-2B5-9166B-R22Not draftedMLB
      TorontoALMLBSS-2B                
    Doug LintonMyrtle BeachSALAP6-1190R-R21TOR: 1986-43-878MLB
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    Nelson LirianoSyracuseILAAA2B5-10185B-R23UDFAMLB
      TorontoALMLB2B                
    Bob MacDonaldMedicine HatPioRkP6-3200L-L22TOR: 1987-19-491MLB
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-P                
      Myrtle BeachSALAP                
    Bobby MaitiaMedicine HatPioRkP5-10185R-R22Not draftedRk
    Omar MalaveDunedinFSLA+3B6-1175R-R23Not draftedAAA
      KnoxvilleSouAA3B                
    Domingo MartinezDunedinFSLA+1B6-2215R-R19Not draftedMLB
    Fred McGriffTorontoALMLB1B6-3215L-L23NYA: 1981-9-233MLB
    Joey McLaughlinSyracuseILAAAP6-2205R-R30ATL: 1974-2-29MLB
    Sean McMahonSt. CatharinesNYPLA-SS-2B5-11170R-R23Not draftedA
      Myrtle BeachSALASS-2B                
    Craig McMurtryKnoxvilleSouAAP6-5195R-R27ATL: 1980-1-4MLB
      SyracuseILAAAP                
    Cesar MejiaMyrtle BeachSALAP6-2160R-R20Not draftedAAA
    Eddy MendezMedicine HatPioRkOF6-0170R-R20Not draftedA
    Jose MesaKnoxvilleSouAAP6-3225R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Charlie MooreTorontoALMLBC-OF5-11180R-R34MIL: 1971-5-101MLB
    Barry MorphewMedicine HatPioRkSS5-11175R-R19TOR: 1986-42-872Rk
    Lloyd MosebyTorontoALMLBOF6-3200L-R27TOR: 1978-1-2MLB
    Rance MulliniksTorontoALMLB3B-SS6-0175L-R31CAL: 1974-3-58MLB
    Steve MumawDunedinFSLA+P6-0180L-L23TOR: 1985-8-209AA
      KnoxvilleSouAAP                
    Pedro MunozDunedinFSLA+RF-LF5-11170R-R18Not draftedMLB
    Jeff MusselmanTorontoALMLBP6-0180L-L24TOR: 1985-6-157MLB
    Greg MyersSyracuseILAAAC6-2225L-R21TOR: 1984-3-74MLB
      TorontoALMLBC                
    Joe NewcombMedicine HatPioRkP6-3195R-R21TOR: 1987-8-205AA
      DunedinFSLA+P                
    Phil NiekroTorontoALMLBP6-1180R-R48Not draftedMLB
    Bernardino NunezSt. CatharinesNYPLA-OF6-2170R-R18Not draftedAA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Jose NunezTorontoALMLBP6-3175R-R23Not draftedMLB
    Oswaldo PerazaKnoxvilleSouAAP6-4172R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Todd ProvenceKnoxvilleSouAAP6-4185R-R21TOR: 1984-5-126AA
    Tom QuinlanMyrtle BeachSALA3B6-3200R-R19TOR: 1986-27-686MLB
    Luis ReynaKnoxvilleSouAA1B-OF5-11155L-R23Not draftedAAA
    Rodney RicheyMedicine HatPioRkP6-0177B-R21TOR: 1987-28-725A+
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-P                
    Ken RiversSt. CatharinesNYPLA-C6-0196R-R22Not draftedAAA
      Myrtle BeachSALAC                
      DunedinFSLA+C                
    Steven RobertsMedicine HatPioRkOF-1B6-3235R-R23TOR: 1987-29-751Rk
    Paul RodgersMyrtle BeachSALAOF5-11170R-R20TOR: 1985-11-287AA
    Raul RodriguezMyrtle BeachSALAC6-2195R-R19Not draftedAAA
      DunedinFSLA+C                
    Jimmy RogersSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-2190R-R20TOR: 1986-16-419MLB
    Charlie RomeroSt. CatharinesNYPLA-OF6-1168B-R20Not draftedA+
      Myrtle BeachSALAOF                
    Pat SaittaMyrtle BeachSALAP6-3195R-R24TOR: 1984-4-100A+
      DunedinFSLA+P                
    Alex SanchezSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-2185R-R21TOR: 1987-1-17MLB
      Myrtle BeachSALAP                
    Earl SandersDunedinFSLA+P6-3220R-R22TOR: 1986-1-26AA
    Jerry SchunkDunedinFSLA+SS5-11180R-R21TOR: 1986-6-159AAA
    Jose SeguraSyracuseILAAAP5-11180R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Chris ShaddyKnoxvilleSouAASS6-1185R-R25TOR: 1982-8-186AAA
    Mike SharpersonSyracuseILAAA3B-2B6-3190R-R25DET: 1981-4-96MLB
      TorontoALMLB3B-2B                
    John SheaMyrtle BeachSALAP6-6210R-L21TOR: 1986-17-445AAA
    Barry ShifflettSt. CatharinesNYPLA-3B6-0180L-R23TOR: 1986-21-549A-
    Allan SilversteinSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P5-10165R-R23TOR: 1987-31-803A+
    Kevin SliwinskiKnoxvilleSouAAOF6-3195R-R24HOU: 1982-1-21AAA
    Ed SmithMedicine HatPioRkOF6-3186R-R18TOR: 1987-4-101A
    Luis SojoMyrtle BeachSALA2B-SS5-11175R-R21Not draftedMLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Matt StarkKnoxvilleSouAAC6-4225R-R22TOR: 1983-1-9MLB
      TorontoALMLBC                
    Dave StenhouseSyracuseILAAAC5-11190R-R26TOR: 1982-5-108AAA
    Dave StiebTorontoALMLBP6-1195R-R29TOR: 1978-5-106MLB
    Todd StottlemyreSyracuseILAAAP6-3200L-R22SLN: 1985-1-1MLB
    William SueroSt. CatharinesNYPLA-2B5-9175R-R20Not draftedMLB
    Bernardo TatisKnoxvilleSouAAIF5-10185B-R25Not draftedAAA
    Ryan ThompsonMedicine HatPioRkCF-RF6-3215R-R19TOR: 1987-13-335MLB
    Lou ThorntonSyracuseILAAAOF6-2185L-R24NYN: 1981-19-471MLB
      TorontoALMLBOF                
    Mike TimlinMedicine HatPioRkP6-4210R-R21TOR: 1987-5-127MLB
    Norm TonucciKnoxvilleSouAASS6-1180R-R21TOR: 1984-14-360AAA
    Steve ToweySt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-1185R-R22PHI: 1984-9-229A+
    Jason TownleySt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-2220R-R18TOR: 1987-7-179AAA
    Jim TracyMyrtle BeachSALAP6-3180R-R21TOR: 1985-4-103AAA
    Jim TraheySt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-2195R-R20TOR: 1987-23-595A-
    Willie UpshawTorontoALMLB1B6-0195L-L30NYA: 1975-5-115MLB
    Greg VellaMedicine HatPioRk1B6-0195L-L22TOR: 1987-20-517A+
    Darrin WadeSt. CatharinesNYPLA-1B6-2200L-L21TOR: 1987-46-1118A+
    Dave WalshKnoxvilleSouAAP6-1185L-L26TOR: 1982-9-212MLB
    Steve WapnickSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-2200R-R21TOR: 1987-30-777MLB
    Duane WardSyracuseILAAAP6-4210R-R23ATL: 1982-1-9MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Derek WareMedicine HatPioRkOF6-3195R-R19TOR: 1985-35-821A-
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-OF                
    Bob WattsSt. CatharinesNYPLA-SS5-11175R-R23TOR: 1986-24-620A+
      Myrtle BeachSALASS                
      DunedinFSLA+SS                
    David WellsSyracuseILAAAP6-4235L-L24TOR: 1982-2-30MLB
      TorontoALMLBP                
    Mark WhitenMyrtle BeachSALARF-LF6-3235B-R20TOR: 1986-5-130MLB
    Ernie WhittTorontoALMLBC6-2200L-R35BOS: 1972-15-352MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Terrence WilsonMedicine HatPioRkOF6-40L-R17TOR: 1987-66-1250A
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-OF                
    Rob WishnevskiSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-1215R-R20TOR: 1987-3-75AAA
    Steve WoideSt. CatharinesNYPLA-P6-0187L-L22Not draftedA+
    Julian YanMyrtle BeachSALARF-OF6-4190R-R21Not draftedAAA
    Mike YearoutKnoxvilleSouAAP6-1185L-L25Not draftedAAA
    Eric YeldingMyrtle BeachSALASS-CF5-11165R-R22TOR: 1984-1-19MLB
      KnoxvilleSouAASS-CF                
    Cliff YoungKnoxvilleSouAAP6-4200L-L22MON: 1983-5-120MLB
    Mark YoungMedicine HatPioRkOF5-9175R-R22TOR: 1987-16-413AA
      St. CatharinesNYPLA-OF                
    Ray YoungDunedinFSLA+P6-3180R-R23Not draftedAAA


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