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1987 St. Louis Cardinals

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1986 / 1988

95-67, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Whitey Herzog (95-67)
GM: Dal Maxvill, Scouting Dir: Fred McAlister
Scored 798 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Busch Stadium II · Attendance: 3,072,122 (1st of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 98


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1986 / 1988 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 15, 1986

Ralph Citarella granted Free Agency.

Kurt Kepshire granted Free Agency.

Rick Ownbey granted Free Agency.

Casey Parsons granted Free Agency.

Duane Walker granted Free Agency.

October 31, 1986

Released Alan Knicely.

November 12, 1986

Bob Forsch granted Free Agency.

Clint Hurdle granted Free Agency.

December 1, 1986

Signed Duane Walker as a free agent.

December 9, 1986

Mike Hartley selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1986 minor league draft.

December 17, 1986

Released Ken Dayley.

December 19, 1986

Signed Bob Forsch as a free agent.

December 22, 1986

Traded Fred Manrique to the Chicago White Sox. Received Bill Dawley.

January 19, 1987

Signed Ken Dayley as a free agent.

Signed Dave LaPoint as a free agent.

January 26, 1987

Signed Skeeter Barnes as a free agent.

February 20, 1987

Signed Ivan de Jesus as a free agent.

March 27, 1987

Released Larry Carter.

April 1, 1987 (Standings)

Traded Mike Dunne, Mike LaValliere and Andy Van Slyke to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Tony Pena.

April 6, 1987 (Standings)

Purchased Lee Tunnell from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

May 19, 1987 (Standings)

Sold Paul Wilmet to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

June 2, 1987 (Standings)

Drafted Cris Carpenter in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1987 amateur draft.

Drafted Jeremy Hernandez in the 2nd round of the 1987 amateur draft.

Drafted Ray Lankford in the 3rd round of the 1987 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1987.

Drafted Mike Ignasiak in the 4th round of the 1987 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Rod Brewer in the 5th round of the 1987 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 1987.

Drafted Tim Sherrill in the 18th round of the 1987 amateur draft.

June 5, 1987 (Standings)

Sold Ivan de Jesus to the San Francisco Giants.

June 9, 1987 (Standings)

Signed Dan Driessen as a free agent.

July 4, 1987 (Standings)

Released Tito Landrum.

July 11, 1987 (Standings)

Signed David Green as a free agent.

July 16, 1987 (Standings)

Sold Skeeter Barnes to the Milwaukee Brewers.

July 25, 1987 (Standings)

Traded Joe Boever to the Atlanta Braves. Received Randy O'Neal.

July 30, 1987 (Standings)

Traded Dave LaPoint to the Chicago White Sox. Received Bryce Hulstrom (minors).

August 31, 1987 (Standings)

Traded Pat Perry to the Cincinnati Reds. Received a player to be named later. The Cincinnati Reds sent Scott Terry (September 3, 1987) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

September 29, 1987 (Standings)

Signed Doug DeCinces as a free agent.

October 2, 1987 (Standings)

Released Ray Soff.

October 7, 1987 (Standings)

Released Doug DeCinces.

October 15, 1987 (Standings)

Vic Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Duane Walker granted Free Agency.

November 9, 1987

Jack Clark granted Free Agency.

Released Dan Driessen.

December 8, 1987

Drafted Gibson Alba from the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1987 minor league draft.

December 21, 1987

Released Bill Dawley.

Released Bob Forsch.

January 4, 1988

Signed Bob Horner as a free agent.

January 27, 1988

Signed Bob Forsch as a free agent.

February 1, 1988

Signed Duane Walker as a free agent.

February 9, 1988

Traded Ricky Horton, Lance Johnson and cash to the Chicago White Sox. Received Jose DeLeon.

February 11, 1988

Traded Marty Pevey to the Montreal Expos. Received Bob Sudo (minors).

February 12, 1988

Signed Larry McWilliams as a free agent.

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1986 / 1988 Trades and Transactions