Highlights & Notables > 1987

Began the 1987 season at AAA Richmond, where he was 3rd with six wins and 91 strikeouts and T2nd in starts (22)

Promoted to Atlanta August 14, made M.L. debut August 17 vs. Astros' Mike Scott at the Astrodome

Posted first M.L. win on August 22 vs Pittsburgh, tossing 7.1 innings and allowing three runs on seven hits in 10-3 victory