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1987 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-85 .472
Rank: 6th in National League East
Run Differential: 720-801 -81
Manager(s): Gene Michael, Frank Lucchesi
General Manager: Dallas Green (1987-10-22), Jim Frey
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,035,130 13/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Mike Harkey (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Johnny Oates
First Base Coach: Jim Snyder
Hitting Coach: Billy Williams
Pitching Coach: Herman Starrette
Third Base Coach: John Vukovich

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Drew Hall (#3), Steve Trout (#8), Leon Durham (#15), Rick Sutcliffe (#21), Rafael Palmeiro (#22)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9270.5683.0
9171.5624.0
8082.49415.0
8082.49415.0
7685.47218.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1987 Chicago Cubs. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1987 Chicago Cubs Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1CHNvs SLNL3-90-131214No139-6
    2CHNvs SLNL2-40-231221No2513-8
    3CHN@ PHIW4-31-23817No2916-7
    4CHN@ PHIW9-12-23714No118171 
    5CHN@ PHIL8-92-33815No126260 
    6CHN@ PHIW5-23-33713No131283
    7CHNvs PITL1-33-43817No232311 
    8CHNvs PITL0-63-54819No33237-5 
    9CHNvs MONW7-04-53817No239372 
    10CHNvs MONL2-44-63918No241410
    11CHNvs MONL1-34-751020No34244-2
    12CHN@ SLNW5-45-74918No24748-1
    13CHN@ SLNW5-46-73715No1.552520
    14CHN@ SLNL2-56-84917No25457-3 
    15CHN@ MONW6-47-83715No26061-1
    16CHN@ MONW9-48-83712No169654 
    17CHN@ MONW7-19-82711No1766610 
    18CHNvs SFNL2-69-92712No178726 
    19CHNvs SFNW8-410-92711No1867610
    20CHNvs SFNL4-510-103713No290819
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21CHNvs SDNW7-511-103610No2978611
    22CHNvs SDNW7-312-10269No11048915
    23CHNvs SDNW4-213-10248Yes0.51089117
    24CHNvs LANW5-414-10136Yes--1139518 
    25CHNvs LANL1-314-11138Yes--1149816 
    26CHN@ SFNW9-415-11136Yes--12310221
    27CHN@ SFNL1-1115-12259Yes0.512411311
    28CHN@ SDNW6-316-12258Yes0.513011614
    29CHN@ SDNW5-217-12136Yes--13511817
    30CHN@ SDNL2-1417-13136Yes--1371325
    31CHN@ LANW6-318-13136Yes--1431358
    32CHN@ LANL0-718-14247Yes--1431421 
    33CHN@ LANW5-019-14247Yes--1481426 
    34CHN@ HOUW3-120-14247Yes--1511438
    35CHN@ HOUW2-121-14247Yes--1531449
    36CHN@ HOUW6-422-14223Yes--15914811
    37CHNvs CINW9-223-14112Yes--16815018
    38CHNvs CINL2-623-15223Yes--17015614 
    39CHNvs CINW8-724-15223Yes--17816315 
    40CHNvs ATLL5-924-16235Yes118317211
    41CHNvs ATLW7-625-16223Yes119017812 
    42CHNvs ATLW3-226-16223Yes119318013 
    43CHN@ CINL4-526-17224Yes119718512
    44CHN@ CINL2-326-18225Yes119918811 
    45CHN@ CINW4-127-18224Yes0.520318914
    46CHN@ ATLL5-627-19224Yes220819513 
    47CHN@ ATLW11-628-19224Yes221920118
    48CHN@ ATLL1-228-20225Yes222020317 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    49CHNvs HOUL5-628-21225Yes322520916
    50CHNvs HOUW13-229-21224Yes223821127 
    51CHNvs HOUW22-730-21224Yes126021842 
    52CHNvs SLNL1-330-22224Yes226122140
    53CHNvs SLNL1-530-23235Yes326222636 
    54CHNvs SLNW6-531-23235Yes226823137
    55CHNvs SLNL9-1331-24236Yes327724433
    56CHNvs NYNW4-232-24235Yes328124635 
    57CHNvs NYNW6-533-24225Yes228725136
    58CHNvs NYNL2-1333-25225Yes328926425 
    59CHN@ SLNL1-433-26225Yes429026822
    60CHN@ SLNL2-933-27236Yes529227715 
    61CHN@ SLNL2-333-28238Yes629428014
    62CHNvs PHIL2-333-293411Yes629628313
    63CHNvs PHIW7-234-29238Yes630328518
    64CHNvs PHIW5-335-29237Yes530828820
    65CHNvs PHIW9-736-29236Yes531729522
    66CHNvs PITL0-436-30237Yes531729918 
    67CHNvs PITL2-836-313411Yes531930712 
    68CHNvs PITW6-337-31237Yes532531015
    69CHNvs PITW3-238-31226Yes4.532831216 
    70CHN@ NYNW4-139-31225Yes3.533231319
    71CHN@ NYNL1-239-32236Yes4.533331518 
    72CHN@ NYNL2-839-33459Yes5.533532312 
    73CHN@ PITL2-539-344611No5.53373289
    74CHN@ PITL0-739-354611No6.53373352 
    75CHN@ PITL2-639-364613No7.5339341-2 
    76CHN@ MONW9-540-364612No7.53483462
    77CHN@ MONL4-540-374612No7.53523511
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    78CHN@ MONW1-041-374612No6.53533512 
    79CHNvs SFNL1-341-384612No7.53543540
    80CHNvs SFNW5-342-384511Yes7.53593572
    81CHNvs SFNL5-742-394612No8.53643640
    82CHNvs SDNW7-043-394612No83713647 
    83CHNvs SDNW7-544-394511Yes8.53783699
    84CHNvs SDNW12-845-39349Yes939037713 
    85CHNvs LANW12-546-39237Yes940238220
    86CHNvs LANL4-546-40348Yes1040638719 
    87CHNvs LANW7-047-40338Yes941338726 
    88CHNvs LANL0-1247-41459Yes1041339914 
    89CHN@ SFNW4-148-41448Yes941740017
    90CHN@ SFNW5-149-41337Yes942240121
    91CHN@ SFNL2-949-42338Yes942441014 
    92CHN@ SFNL3-449-43459Yes1042741413 
    93CHN@ SDNL4-749-444510Yes10.543142110
    94CHN@ SDNL3-449-454510Yes11.54344259 
    95CHN@ SDNW6-350-454510Yes11.544042812 
    96CHN@ LANW6-451-45459Yes1144643214
    97CHN@ LANL2-751-464510Yes114484399
    98CHN@ LANL6-751-474510Yes10.54544468
    99CHNvs MONW8-352-47459Yes9.546244913
    100CHNvs MONL3-1152-48459Yes9.54654605 
    101CHNvs MONL1-652-495612No9.54664660 
    102CHNvs PHIL5-852-505613No10.5471474-3
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    103CHNvs PHIW5-353-505611No10.5476477-1
    104CHNvs PHIW3-254-50459Yes10.54794790 
    105CHN@ PITL4-654-51459Yes11.5483485-2
    106CHN@ PITW3-255-514510Yes10.5486487-1 
    107CHN@ PITL0-1055-524512Yes10.5486497-11 
    108CHN@ NYNL6-755-534512Yes11.5492504-12 
    109CHN@ NYNL1-755-544512Yes11.5493511-18 
    110CHN@ NYNW5-356-544511Yes11.5498514-16
    111CHN@ NYNW6-357-544510Yes10.5504517-13
    112CHN@ PHIL2-457-554613No11.5506521-15
    113CHN@ PHIL8-957-565714No12.5514530-16 
    114CHN@ PHIL7-1357-575714No12.5521543-22 
    115CHNvs NYNW7-558-575713No11.5528548-20
    116CHNvs NYNW6-159-575713No11.5534549-15 
    117CHNvs NYNW7-360-575712No10.5541552-11
    118CHNvs NYNL10-2360-585713No10.5551575-24 
    119CHN@ ATLL5-960-595814No10.5556584-28
    120CHN@ ATLW9-161-595813No9.5565585-20 
    121CHN@ ATLL4-1361-605813No9.5569598-29 
    122CHNvs HOUW7-562-605714No9.5576603-27
    123CHNvs HOUL4-562-615814No10.5580608-28
    124CHNvs HOUL2-462-625814No11.5582612-30
    125CHNvs ATLL2-563-635713No12592623-31 
    126CHNvs ATLW8-663-635713No12592623-31
    127CHN@ CINW6-564-635713No12598628-30 
    128CHN@ CINL1-464-645713No13599632-33 
    129CHN@ CINW3-165-645612No13602633-31
    130CHN@ HOUW4-366-645612No13606636-30
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    131CHN@ HOUW3-267-645612No12609638-29
    132CHN@ HOUL1-1067-655612No12610648-38 
    133CHNvs CINL3-467-665612No13613652-39
    134CHNvs CINL5-1067-675813No13618662-44 
    135CHNvs CINW3-168-675612No13621663-42
    136CHNvs PITL2-368-685813No13623666-43
    137CHNvs PITL1-468-695813No13624670-46
    138CHNvs PITL3-468-705815No13627674-47
    139CHNvs MONW8-469-705815No13635678-43 
    140CHNvs MONL1-769-715815No14636685-49 
    141CHNvs MONW5-270-715714No13641687-46 
    142CHN@ NYNL5-670-725815No13646693-47
    143CHN@ NYNL4-1270-735815No14650705-55 
    144CHN@ PHIL5-870-745815No15655713-58
    145CHN@ PHIL3-470-755815No15658717-59
    146CHN@ SLNW8-171-755714No14666718-52 
    147CHN@ SLNL3-571-765715No15669723-54
    148CHN@ SLNL2-1071-776918No16671733-62 
    149CHNvs NYNL1-771-786918No17672740-68 
    150CHNvs NYNW6-272-786818No17678742-64 
    151CHNvs PHIL0-572-796818No17678747-69 
    152CHNvs PHIL2-372-806818No18680750-70 
    153CHNvs SLNW2-173-806817No17682751-69
    154CHNvs SLNL3-573-816818No18685756-71
    155CHNvs SLNW7-374-816815No17692759-67
    156CHN@ PITL3-575-826815No17.5705772-67
    157CHN@ PITW10-875-826815No17.5705772-67 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    158CHN@ PITL3-1275-836816No18.5708784-76 
    159CHN@ MONL1-775-846817No19.5709791-82
    160CHN@ MONL4-575-856919No19.5713796-83
    161CHN@ MONW7-576-856818No18.5720801-81


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