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1987 Toronto Blue Jays


96 - 66

(2nd place in the AL East, 2 GB)

1986 / 1988 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 845 / 793 (+52)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 655 / 801 (+146)

Pythagorean Record: 100 - 62 (-4)

Home Record: 52 - 29 (.642) +7.6 wins
Away Record: 44 - 37 (.543) +7.4 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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Exhibition Stadium

Attendance: 2,778,429 Avg Att: 34,302 (1.43)
Att Rank: 1 / 14 Lg Avg: 24,054
       
Park Factor: 1.00    
HR Factor: 1.01 R/L HR: 1.01 / 1.01

Notes:




Retroactive Top Prospects

(As of March 1, 1987)


Bats:


Throws:



Glossary
# Pos Acquired Via Date
1
SP 23
53.6
-0.3
0.0
53.5
0.5
0.4
-0.6
2.0
4.3
3.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 1982
2
1B 23
52.4
70.5
-3.1
0.0
-15.0
1.4
6.2
6.6
5.2
3.4
Trade
Dec 9, 1982
3
SP 18
32.7
-0.4
-0.0
32.9
0.2
0.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
4
SP 21
23.2
2.0
-0.0
21.1
0.2
-1.6
1.4
2.1
3.9
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
5
RF 20
14.0
13.0
4.5
-0.0
-3.5
0.4
1.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jan 14, 1986
6
RP 20
12.2
0.1
0.0
11.7
0.4
-0.2
0.6
-1.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Oct 31, 1981
7
RP 22
10.6
-0.1
0.0
10.3
0.4
-0.2
1.1
-0.2
2.0
2.7
Trade
Jul 6, 1986
8
SP 22
10.2
-0.2
0.0
10.3
0.1
0.3
2.2
1.6
3.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jun 15, 1981
9
SS 21
9.9
2.0
3.6
0.0
4.3
0.4
1.8
0.6
1.2
0.5
Draft (Rule 5)
Dec 3, 1984
10
RF 21
9.7
17.6
-3.4
0.0
-4.6
0.0
-0.1
0.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 1983
11
RF 21
7.4
12.7
-1.1
0.0
-4.3
0.8
-0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Sep 4, 1983
12
C 20
7.4
2.5
0.7
0.0
4.2
-0.2
-0.5
0.5
0.9
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
13
RP 24
6.5
-0.2
0.0
6.3
0.4
0.2
-0.8
0.3
0.4
Free Agency (Amateur)
Feb 16, 1983
14
RF 19
6.0
9.0
-2.1
0.0
-0.9
2.5
1.9
0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Sep 15, 1985
15
3B 25
5.6
5.8
-0.9
0.0
0.7
0.1
0.0
-0.0
2.3
1.3
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 8, 1981
16
2B 22
4.2
-0.3
2.3
0.0
2.3
0.1
0.7
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 3, 1986
17
C 23
3.7
-1.0
-1.0
0.0
5.7
0.8
0.7
3.0
-0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 1982
18
LF 21
3.3
3.0
1.8
0.0
-1.5
0.3
0.7
-0.2
0.5
0.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 16, 1984
19
2B 22
3.0
4.1
-2.8
0.0
1.7
0.5
-0.6
2.8
0.4
0.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Nov 1, 1982
20
RP 21
2.6
-0.4
0.0
2.7
0.3
-0.4
-0.0
-0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
21
SP 21
2.5
-1.1
0.0
3.4
0.1
0.5
-0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
22
RP 22
2.3
0.1
0.0
2.2
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
23
RP 19
1.1
-0.0
0.0
1.0
0.1
0.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Sep 26, 1984
24
RP 23
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.1
0.8
1.4
-0.6
-0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
25
1B 20
0.5
1.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
-0.1
0.3
-0.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Sep 17, 1985
26
1B 19
0.3
0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 23, 1984
27
RP 24
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 4, 1984
28
SP 22
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
29
RP 20
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
30
C 21
0.1
-0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 1983
31
CF 21
0.0
-0.4
0.6
0.0
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Nov 14, 1983
32
C 22
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
33
RF 23
-0.0
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
0.5
0.0
Draft (Rule 5)
Dec 3, 1984
34
2B 20
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 1, 1985
35
RF 20
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
36
RP 20
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Mar 4, 1985
37
2B 21
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 1983
38
RF 20
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 3, 1985
39
3B 18
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
40
SP 23
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.2
-1.0
Draft (Rule 5)
Dec 8, 1986
41
- 21
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 31, 1983
42
C 22
-0.5
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
-0.4
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 1983
43
SP 22
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
-0.6
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
44
SS 25
-1.0
-0.6
-0.5
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-1.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
Dec 8, 1981
45
SP 24
-1.1
-0.0
0.0
-1.1
0.0
-1.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Feb 3, 1981
46
RF 18
-1.2
5.6
-4.3
0.0
-2.5
-0.8
0.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 31, 1985
47
- 24
-1.4
0.0
0.0
-1.4
0.0
-0.5
-0.7
-0.2
Draft (Minor League)
Dec 6, 1983
48
C 18
-1.6
-1.1
-1.6
0.0
1.2
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 2, 1986
49
CF 22
-1.7
-1.5
-1.0
0.0
0.9
-0.4
0.1
-1.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jan 17, 1984
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James