1987 Minnesota Twins Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 85-77
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 2,082,203, Avg. 25,706
Ballpark: Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome
Won World Series
American League Championship Series - Defeated Detroit Tigers 4-1
World Series - Defeated St. Louis Cardinals 4-3
Manager: Tom Kelly (85-77)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1987 Minnesota Twins Roster
1987 Minnesota Twins Results

The Minnesota Twins of the American League ended the 1987 season with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Twins plated 786 runs and yielded 806 runs. Kent Hrbek walloped 34 home runs for Minnesota, while Tim Laudner, Kirby Puckett, Tom Brunansky and Gary Gaetti each swatted 20 or more also. Gary Gaetti drove in 109 runs. Kirby Puckett led all regular batters by hitting .332. Frank Viola topped the team with 17 wins, and Bert Blyleven added 15 or more wins, too Frank Viola recorded a 2.90 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Tom Kelly coached the team. The 1987 Minnesota Twins won the World Series.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Frank Viola1710.6302.9036360710251.72309181296611976111037
Bert Blyleven1512.5564.0137370810267.024913211946101419690131122
Juan Berenguer81.8893.9447613004112.0100514910477110006473
Jeff Reardon88.5004.4863058003180.37041401428483302337
Les Straker810.4444.3731261100154.315079752459676252656
Keith Atherton75.5834.545902900279.38146401030451401348
George Frazier55.5004.985402600281.3774945951458216363
Mike Smithson47.3645.9421200000109.012676721738353924494
Joe Niekro49.3086.261918000096.3115766711450546013444
Dan Schatzeder31.7506.39301500043.7643731818330108208
Roy Smith101.0004.9671100016.320109360820078
Jeff Bittiger101.0005.403100008.31155200510036
Randy Niemann101.0008.446030005.3355070120128
Allan Anderson101.00010.9542000012.32015153102300061
Mark Portugal13.2507.77137300044.05840381324128102204
Steve Carlton15.1676.7097200043.0543532723120212200
Joe Klink01.0006.65120500023.0371817411017001116
Totals8577.5254.67451162146162391427.31465806740210564409905010626205

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Kirby Puckett1576686249620732528991273291.332.367.534.900333166067
Gary Gaetti15462858495150362311091073792.257.303.485.788283253137
Tom Brunansky155614532831382223285111174104.259.352.489.841260124045
Kent Hrbek143566477851362013490528460.285.389.545.9342601300512
Greg Gagne137478437681162871040662584.265.310.430.740188341020
Dan Gladden121482438691092128382593872.249.312.361.67315883122
Steve Lombardozzi13647943251103193838513366.238.298.352.650152104911
Roy Smalley1103473093285161834203652.275.352.411.76312771011
Randy Bush122349293467410211461034349.253.349.413.76212163555
Al Newman110349307446815502915113427.221.298.303.6019350710
Gene Larkin852622332362112428142531.266.340.382.7228942023
Tim Laudner1133172883055711643102380.191.252.389.64011241320
Mark Davidson102169150324041114921326.267.321.327.6484940421
Tom Nieto411211057217111200824.200.276.314.5903313500
Sal Butera511221117195011200716.171.217.243.4602770220
Mark Salas22514581720390156.378.431.6221.0542800011
Don Baylor205849314100601512.286.397.306.7031534000
Chris Pittaro1413126400001010.333.385.333.718400000
Billy Beane1215151420010006.267.267.400.667600000
Mike Smithson21000000000000000000
Jeff Reardon63000000000000000000
Roy Smith7000000000000000000
Dan Schatzeder30000000000000000000
Les Straker31000000000000000000
Mark Portugal13000000000000000000
Randy Niemann6000000000000000000
Keith Atherton59000000000000000000
Juan Berenguer47000000000000000000
Jeff Bittiger3000000000000000000
Bert Blyleven37000000000000000000
Steve Carlton9000000000000000000
George Frazier54000000000000000000
Joe Klink12000000000000000000
Allan Anderson4000000000000000000
Joe Niekro19000000000000000000
Frank Viola36000000000000000000
Totals22566088544178614222583519673311365523898.261.328.430.758233812838473945


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Kent Hrbek1B1371351161.01179685112.9969.6679.1020000
Gene Larkin1B2618178.016510212.9898.8486.7310000
Randy Bush1B9657.357424.9689.5766.7780000
Tim Laudner1B7331.0301031.0009.0004.4290000
Steve Lombardozzi2B1331271086.72453561477.9774.9784.5190000
Al Newman2B4732302.754111220.9884.9063.5110000
Chris Pittaro2B8337.0106031.0003.8922.0000000
Greg Gagne2B101.00000.000.0000000
Gary Gaetti3B1501491293.31342611128.9732.7492.6330000
Roy Smalley3B141089.071030.8501.7191.2140000
Al Newman3B12345.0411001.0003.0001.2500000
Tim LaudnerC10176702.05172872.9876.9875.396100662124.1
Sal ButeraC5140325.32132143.9836.4734.58890431525.9
Tom NietoC4036304.32101715.9966.7135.6750039918.8
Mark SalasC141095.786310.9898.3736.357202014.8
Kirby PuckettOF1471471273.3341852.9862.4672.3740000
Tom BrunanskyOF1381371178.32731031.9902.1622.0510000
Dan GladdenOF111101888.7223932.9872.3502.0900000
Randy BushOF7559493.0107120.9821.9721.4400000
Mark DavidsonOF8640415.01023001.0002.2771.2210000
Billy BeaneOF7223.780001.0003.0421.1430000
Greg GagneOF406.020001.0003.000.5000000
Al NewmanOF204.00000.000.0000000
Bert BlylevenP3737267.0174343.9382.0221.6220000
Frank ViolaP3636251.763431.9301.4301.1110000
Les StrakerP3126154.351810.9581.341.7420000
Juan BerenguerP476112.05710.923.964.2550000
Mike SmithsonP2120109.0611011.0001.404.8100000
Joe NiekroP191896.361111.9441.588.8950000
George FrazierP54081.32810.9091.107.1850000
Jeff ReardonP63080.326011.000.896.1270000
Keith AthertonP59079.331210.9381.702.2540000
Mark PortugalP13744.016021.0001.432.5380000
Dan SchatzederP30143.725001.0001.443.2330000
Steve CarltonP9743.018011.0001.8841.0000000
Joe KlinkP12023.002011.000.783.1670000
Roy SmithP7116.302001.0001.102.2860000
Allan AndersonP4212.310001.000.730.2500000
Jeff BittigerP318.302001.0002.160.6670000
Randy NiemannP605.301001.0001.688.1670000
Greg GagneSS1361241079.01943911875.9704.8804.3010000
Al NewmanSS5538342.762103324.9824.3343.0000000
Roy SmalleySS405.721001.0004.765.7500000
Totals1966145812846.04282160998384.9844.1272.9962101684621.5

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Bert BlylevenALCS201.0004.0522000013.31266330920056
Frank ViolaALCS101.0005.2522000012.01487250900056
Jeff ReardonALCS11.5005.064040025.3733130500126
Dan SchatzederALCS000.002000004.3200000510017
Keith AthertonALCS000.001000000.310000000002
Juan BerenguerALCS001.504010016.0111130600120
Les StrakerALCS0016.881100002.7355040101015
Frank ViolaWS21.6673.7233000019.317881301600076
Dan SchatzederWS101.0006.233010004.3433031300019
Bert BlylevenWS11.5002.7722000013.013540211200053
George FrazierWS000.001010002.010000020007
Joe NiekroWS000.001000002.010001011009
Jeff ReardonWS000.004040014.7500000300019
Les StrakerWS004.002200009.0944130601039
Keith AthertonWS006.752010001.301101000105
Juan BerenguerWS01.00010.383000004.31055000100022
Totals84.6674.07371212004104.01004947931279432441

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Tom BrunanskyALCS521175740290043.412.5241.0001.5241700000
Dan GladdenALCS524205720050121.350.458.450.908902001
Gary GaettiALCS523205610250013.300.348.650.9981301010
Greg GagneALCS522185530230034.278.409.7781.1871401000
Kirby PuckettALCS524243510131005.208.208.375.583900000
Steve LombardozziALCS518152400010022.267.353.267.620400100
Randy BushALCS416124301023032.250.375.417.792500010
Kent HrbekALCS523204300110030.150.261.300.561610002
Sal ButeraALCS1330200000000.667.667.6671.333200000
Don BaylorALCS2650200010000.400.500.400.900201000
Gene LarkinALCS11101100100001.0001.0002.0003.000200000
Tim LaudnerALCS516141110020025.071.188.143.330200000
Al NewmanALCS1320000000000.000.000.000.000000100
Les StrakerALCS1000000000000000000
Dan SchatzederALCS2000000000000000000
Jeff ReardonALCS4000000000000000000
Mark DavidsonALCS1000000000000000000
Bert BlylevenALCS2000000000000000000
Juan BerenguerALCS4000000000000000000
Keith AthertonALCS1000000000000000000
Frank ViolaALCS2000000000000000000
Kirby PuckettWS7312851011031121.357.419.464.8841301000
Dan GladdenWS734313921172034.290.353.516.8691600000
Steve LombardozziWS619173710140022.412.474.6471.1211100000
Tim LaudnerWS727224710140054.318.444.500.9441110000
Gary GaettiWS730274721142025.259.333.519.8521401000
Greg GagneWS731305610130016.200.226.333.5591000000
Don BaylorWS515133500130011.385.467.6151.082811001
Kent HrbekWS729244500160053.208.345.333.678800001
Tom BrunanskyWS729255500021044.200.310.200.510500001
Roy SmalleyWS4420110000020.500.7501.0001.750200000
Al NewmanWS4650100000011.200.333.200.533100000
Randy BushWS4661110020001.167.167.333.500200000
Mark DavidsonWS2110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Bert BlylevenWS2210000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Frank ViolaWS3110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Les StrakerWS2220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Gene LarkinWS5431000000010.000.250.000.250000000
George FrazierWS1000000000000000000
Sal ButeraWS1000000000000000000
Juan BerenguerWS3000000000000000000
Keith AthertonWS2000000000000000000
Dan SchatzederWS3000000000000000000
Jeff ReardonWS4000000000000000000
Joe NiekroWS1000000000000000000
Totals1674714097211023415711024961.269.357.455.81218638326

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G
Kent HrbekALCS1B5544.0403031.0008.7958.600
Steve LombardozziALCS2B5439.08913.9443.9233.400
Al NewmanALCS2B115.001001.0001.8001.000
Gary GaettiALCS3B5544.087011.0003.0683.000
Tim LaudnerALCSC5438.0312001.0007.8166.600
Sal ButeraALCSC116.060001.0009.0006.000
Kirby PuckettALCSCF5544.070001.0001.4321.400
Dan GladdenALCSLF5544.0120001.0002.4552.400
Bert BlylevenALCSP2213.301001.000.675.500
Frank ViolaALCSP2212.001001.000.750.500
Juan BerenguerALCSP406.00000.000.000
Jeff ReardonALCSP405.301001.0001.688.250
Dan SchatzederALCSP204.311001.0004.1541.000
Les StrakerALCSP112.702001.0006.7502.000
Keith AthertonALCSP100.30000.000.000
Tom BrunanskyALCSRF5544.0100001.0002.0452.000
Greg GagneALCSSS5544.091322.9174.5004.400
Kent HrbekWS1B7759.0682031.0001.6781.000
Gene LarkinWS1B101.010001.0009.0001.000
Steve LombardozziWS2B6648.0924031.0006.1885.500
Al NewmanWS2B3112.012001.0002.2501.000
Gary GaettiWS3B7760.0615021.0003.1503.000
Tim LaudnerWSC7759.0462011.0007.3226.857
Sal ButeraWSC101.00000.000.000
Kirby PuckettWSCF7760.015110.9412.4002.286
Dan GladdenWSLF7760.0120001.0001.8001.714
Frank ViolaWSP3319.315001.0002.7932.000
Bert BlylevenWSP2213.001001.000.692.500
Les StrakerWSP229.010001.0001.000.500
Jeff ReardonWSP404.70000.000.000
Dan SchatzederWSP304.30000.000.000
Juan BerenguerWSP304.30000.000.000
Joe NiekroWSP102.001001.0004.5001.000
George FrazierWSP102.001001.0004.5001.000
Keith AthertonWSP201.30000.000.000
Tom BrunanskyWSRF7759.0140001.0002.1362.000
Mark DavidsonWSRF101.00000.000.000
Greg GagneWSSS7760.062022.9293.9003.714
Totals140108936.0312115620.9864.1063.050




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