1987 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

76-85 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1987 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1987 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 76-85 record. They went 40-40 at home and 36-45 on the road.

What division did the 1987 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1987 Chicago Cubs played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1987 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1987 Chicago Cubs went 37-53 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1987 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Montreal Expos 10-8 55.6% +8
New York Mets 9-9 50% -27
Philadelphia Phillies 8-10 44.4% 0
St. Louis Cardinals 6-12 33.3% -29
Pittsburgh Pirates 4-14 22.2% -53

What was the 1987 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1987 Chicago Cubs had their best month in May, when they went 18-10 and had a 64.3% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 9-18 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-10 50% +9
May 18-10 64.3% +8
June 12-17 41.4% -16
July 12-13 48% -4
August 14-14 50% -27
September 9-18 33.3% -37
October 1-3 25% -14

Did the 1987 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

No, the Cubs didn't make the Postseason in 1987.

What was the run differential for the 1987 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of -81. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 72.7 wins, or a 73-88 record in the regular season.

How did the 1987 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1987 Chicago Cubs went 18-26.

How did the 1987 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1987 Chicago Cubs went 5-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1987 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1987 Chicago Cubs was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1987 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1987 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1987 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 7, 1987 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 9
Thu, Apr 9, 1987 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Apr 10, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 3
Sat, Apr 11, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 1
Sun, Apr 12, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 8 - 9 (10)
Mon, Apr 13, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 2
Wed, Apr 15, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 3 (10)
Thu, Apr 16, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 6
Fri, Apr 17, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Win 7 - 0
Sat, Apr 18, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Apr 19, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Apr 21, 1987 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4
Wed, Apr 22, 1987 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4
Thu, Apr 23, 1987 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Apr 24, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 6 - 4
Sat, Apr 25, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 9 - 4
Sun, Apr 26, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 7 - 1
Tue, Apr 28, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 6
Wed, Apr 29, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 4
Thu, Apr 30, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 4 - 5
Fri, May 1, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 7 - 5
Sat, May 2, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 7 - 3
Sun, May 3, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 4 - 2
Mon, May 4, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4
Tue, May 5, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 3
Wed, May 6, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Win 9 - 4
Thu, May 7, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 11
Fri, May 8, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Win 6 - 3
Sat, May 9, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 2
Sun, May 10, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 14
Mon, May 11, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 3
Tue, May 12, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 7
Wed, May 13, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 0
Fri, May 15, 1987 @ Houston Astros Win 3 - 1
Sat, May 16, 1987 @ Houston Astros Win 2 - 1
Sun, May 17, 1987 @ Houston Astros Win 6 - 4
Tue, May 19, 1987 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 9 - 2
Wed, May 20, 1987 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 6
Thu, May 21, 1987 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 7
Fri, May 22, 1987 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 9
Sat, May 23, 1987 vs Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 6 (16)
Sun, May 24, 1987 vs Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 2 (12)
Mon, May 25, 1987 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 5
Tue, May 26, 1987 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Wed, May 27, 1987 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 1
Fri, May 29, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 6 (12)
Sat, May 30, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Win 11 - 6
Sun, May 31, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Mon, Jun 1, 1987 vs Houston Astros Loss 5 - 6 (10)
Tue, Jun 2, 1987 vs Houston Astros Win 13 - 2
Wed, Jun 3, 1987 vs Houston Astros Win 22 - 7
Thu, Jun 4, 1987 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jun 5, 1987 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 5
Sat, Jun 6, 1987 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 5
Sun, Jun 7, 1987 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 9 - 13
Mon, Jun 8, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Tue, Jun 9, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 5
Wed, Jun 10, 1987 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 13
Fri, Jun 12, 1987 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 4
Sat, Jun 13, 1987 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 9
Sun, Jun 14, 1987 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jun 15, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jun 16, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 2
Wed, Jun 17, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 3
Thu, Jun 18, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 7
Fri, Jun 19, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 4
Sat, Jun 20, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 8
Sun, Jun 21, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 3
Mon, Jun 22, 1987 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jun 23, 1987 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jun 24, 1987 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Jun 25, 1987 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 8
Fri, Jun 26, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Jun 27, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 7
Sun, Jun 28, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 6
Mon, Jun 29, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 9 - 5
Tue, Jun 30, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Jul 1, 1987 @ Montreal Expos Win 1 - 0
Fri, Jul 3, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Jul 4, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jul 5, 1987 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 5 - 7
Mon, Jul 6, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 7 - 0
Tue, Jul 7, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 7 - 5
Wed, Jul 8, 1987 vs San Diego Padres Win 12 - 8
Thu, Jul 9, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 12 - 5
Fri, Jul 10, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Sat, Jul 11, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 0
Sun, Jul 12, 1987 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 12
Thu, Jul 16, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 1
Fri, Jul 17, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 1
Sat, Jul 18, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 9
Sun, Jul 19, 1987 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Mon, Jul 20, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 7
Tue, Jul 21, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jul 22, 1987 @ San Diego Padres Win 6 - 3
Fri, Jul 24, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jul 25, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Jul 26, 1987 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 6 - 7
Tue, Jul 28, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Win 8 - 3
Wed, Jul 29, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 11
Thu, Jul 30, 1987 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Jul 31, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 8
Sat, Aug 1, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 3
Sun, Aug 2, 1987 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2 (10)
Mon, Aug 3, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 6
Tue, Aug 4, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 2 (11)
Wed, Aug 5, 1987 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 10
Thu, Aug 6, 1987 @ New York Mets Loss 6 - 7
Fri, Aug 7, 1987 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 7
Sat, Aug 8, 1987 @ New York Mets Win 5 - 3
Sun, Aug 9, 1987 @ New York Mets Win 6 - 3
Mon, Aug 10, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Tue, Aug 11, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 8 - 9 (13)
Wed, Aug 12, 1987 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 7 - 13
Thu, Aug 13, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 7 - 5
Fri, Aug 14, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 1
Sat, Aug 15, 1987 vs New York Mets Win 7 - 3
Sun, Aug 16, 1987 vs New York Mets Loss 10 - 23
Tue, Aug 18, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 9
Wed, Aug 19, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 1
Thu, Aug 20, 1987 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 4 - 13