1987 California Angels season

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1987 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Mike Port
Manager(s) Gene Mauch
Local television KTLA
(Joe Torre, Bob Starr, Joel Meyers)
Local radio KMPC
(Ken Brett, Joel Meyers, Al Conin)
XPRS
(Ruben Valentin, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The California Angels 1987 season involved the Angels finishing 6th in the American League west with a record of 75 wins and 87 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 85 77 0.525 56–25 29–52
Kansas City Royals 83 79 0.512 2 46–35 37–44
Oakland Athletics 81 81 0.500 4 42–39 39–42
Seattle Mariners 78 84 0.481 7 40–41 38–43
Chicago White Sox 77 85 0.475 8 38–43 39–42
Texas Rangers 75 87 0.463 10 43–38 32–49
California Angels 75 87 0.463 10 38–43 37–44


Record vs. opponents

1987 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 1–12 9–3 8–4 7–6 4–9 9–3 2–11 5–7 3–10 7–5 4–8 7–5 1–12
Boston 12–1 4–8 3–9 7–6 2–11 6–6 6–7 7–5 7–6 4–8 7–5 7–5 6–7
California 3–9 8–4 8–5 7–5 3–9 5–8 7–5 8–5 3–9 6–7 7–6 5–8 5–7
Chicago 4–8 9–3 5–8 7–5 3–9 6–7 6–6 6–7 5–7 9–4 6–7 7–6 4–8
Cleveland 6–7 6–7 5–7 5–7 4–9 6–6 4–9 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–7 2–10 5–8
Detroit 9–4 11–2 9–3 9–3 9–4 5–7 6–7 8–4 5–8 5–7 7–5 8–4 7–6
Kansas City 3–9 6–6 8–5 7–6 6–6 7–5 4–8 8–5 5–7 5–8 9–4 7–6 8–4
Milwaukee 11–2 7–6 5–7 6–6 9–4 7–6 8–4 3–9 7–6 6–6 4–8 9–3 9–4
Minnesota 7–5 5–7 5–8 7–6 9–3 4–8 5–8 9–3 6–6 10–3 9–4 6–7 3–9
New York 10–3 6–7 9–3 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 6–7 6–6 5–7 7–5 5–7 6–7
Oakland 5–7 8–4 7–6 4–9 8–4 7–5 8–5 6–6 3–10 7–5 5–8 6–7 7–5
Seattle 8–4 5–7 6–7 7–6 7–5 5–7 4–9 8–4 4–9 5–7 8–5 9–4 2–10
Texas 5–7 5–7 8–5 6–7 10–2 4–8 6–7 3–9 7–6 7–5 7–6 4–9 3–9
Toronto 12–1 7–6 7–5 8–4 8–5 6–7 4–8 4–9 9–3 7–6 5–7 10–2 9–3


Notable transactions

  • December 19, 1986: Ron Romanick was traded by the California Angels with a player to be named later to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later and Butch Wynegar.[1]
  • January 8, 1987: Doug DeCinces was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[2]
  • January 22, 1987: Jim Eppard was purchased by the California Angels from the Oakland Athletics.[3]
  • May 1, 1987: Bob Boone was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[4]
  • May 19, 1987: Doug Corbett was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[5]
  • June 1, 1987: Greg Minton was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[6]
  • June 19, 1987: Doug Corbett was released by the California Angels.[5]
  • June 22, 1987: Alan Mills was sent by the California Angels to the New York Yankees to complete an earlier deal made on December 19, 1986.[7]
  • July 28, 1987: Bill Buckner signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[8]
  • September 15, 1987: John Candelaria was traded by the California Angels to the New York Mets for Jeff Richardson and Shane Young (minors).[9]

Draft Picks

  • June 2, 1987: John Orton was drafted by the California Angels in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 1987 amateur draft.[10]
  • June 2, 1987: Rubén Amaro, Jr. was drafted by the California Angels in the 11th round of the 1987 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 1987.[11]

Roster

1987 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: 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 Bob Boone 128 389 94 .242 3 33
1B Wally Joyner 149 564 161 .285 34 117
2B Mark McLemore 138 433 102 .236 3 41
3B Doug DeCinces 133 453 106 .234 16 63
SS Dick Schofield 134 479 120 .251 9 46
LF Jack Howell 138 449 110 .245 23 64
CF Gary Pettis 133 394 82 .208 1 17
RF Devon White 159 639 168 .263 24 87
DH Brian Downing 155 567 154 .272 29 77

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Tom Kotchman
AA Midland Angels Texas League Mako Oliveras
A Palm Springs Angels California League Bill Lachemann
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Eddie Rodríguez
A-Short Season Salem Angels Northwest League Chris Smith

[12]

References

  1. http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/romanro01.shtml
  2. http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/decindo01.shtml
  3. Jim Eppard Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/boonebo01.shtml
  5. 5.0 5.1 Doug Corbett Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. http://www.baseball-reference.com/m/mintogr01.shtml
  7. http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/millsal01.shtml
  8. Bill Buckner Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. John Candelaria Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  10. http://www.baseball-reference.com/o/ortonjo01.shtml
  11. Rubén Amaro Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  12. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997
Preceded by
1986
California Angels seasons
1987
Succeeded by
1988