1988 Milwaukee Brewers Season
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1988 Milwaukee Brewers Season

1988 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bud Selig
General manager(s)Harry Dalton
Manager(s)Tom Trebelhorn
Local televisionWVTV
(Jim Paschke, Mike Hegan)
Local radioWTMJ (AM)
(Bob Uecker, Pat Hughes)
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The 1988 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers finishing 3rd in the American League East with a record of 87 wins and 75 losses.

Offseason

  • November 11, 1987: Bryan Clutterbuck was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers. [1]
  • November 11, 1987: Bill Mooneyham was signed as a free agent by the Brewers.[2]
  • January 19, 1988: Ronn Reynolds was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers.[3]

Regular season

  • April 4, 1988: The largest margin of victory in a shutout win on Opening Day was the Brewers' 12-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles in 1988.[4]
  • April 19, 1988: The Orioles tied the 1904 Washington Senators and the 1920 Detroit Tigers for most losses to start the season with 13 losses after being beaten by the Brewers, 9-5, in Milwaukee.[5]
  • April 20, 1988: On a cold, wet night, 7,284 witnessed baseball history at Milwaukee's County Stadium. Baltimore became the first team in the 120-odd years of major league baseball to start the season 0-14 as the Brewers won, 8-6.[5]
  • June 12, 1988: Robin Yount had 6 RBIs in a game against the Baltimore Orioles.

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 89 73 0.549 -- 53-28 36-45
Detroit Tigers 88 74 0.543 1 50-31 38-43
Milwaukee Brewers 87 75 0.537 2 47-34 40-41
Toronto Blue Jays 87 75 0.537 2 45-36 42-39
New York Yankees 85 76 0.528 46-34 39-42
Cleveland Indians 78 84 0.481 11 44-37 34-47
Baltimore Orioles 54 107 0.335 34½ 34-46 20-61

Record vs. opponents

1988 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore -- 4-9 5-7 4-7 4-9 5-8 0-12 4-9 3-9 3-10 4-8 7-5 6-6 5-8
Boston 9-4 -- 8-4 7-5 8-5 6-7 6-6 10-3 7-5 9-4 3-9 6-6 8-4 2-11
California 7-5 4-8 -- 9-4 8-4 5-7 5-8 3-9 4-9 6-6 4-9 6-7 8-5 6-6
Chicago 7-4 5-7 4-9 -- 3-9 3-9 7-6 6-6 4-9 3-9 5-8 9-4 8-5 7-5
Cleveland 9-4 5-8 4-8 9-3 -- 4-9 6-6 9-4 5-7 6-7 4-8 5-7 6-6 6-7
Detroit 8-5 7-6 7-5 9-3 9-4 -- 8-4 5-8 1-11 8-5 4-8 9-3 8-4 5-8
Kansas City 12-0 6-6 8-5 6-7 6-6 4-8 -- 3-9 7-6 6-6 8-5 7-5 7-6 4-8
Milwaukee 9-4 3-10 9-3 6-6 4-9 8-5 9-3 -- 7-5 6-7 3-9 8-4 8-4 7-6
Minnesota 9-3 5-7 9-4 9-4 7-5 11-1 6-7 5-7 -- 3-9 5-8 8-5 7-6 7-5
New York 10-3 4-9 6-6 9-3 7-6 5-8 6-6 7-6 9-3 -- 6-6 5-7 5-6 6-7
Oakland 8-4 9-3 9-4 8-5 8-4 8-4 5-8 9-3 8-5 6-6 -- 9-4 8-5 9-3
Seattle 5-7 6-6 7-6 4-9 7-5 3-9 5-7 4-8 5-8 7-5 4-9 -- 6-7 5-7
Texas 6-6 4-8 5-8 5-8 6-6 4-8 6-7 4-8 6-7 6-5 5-8 7-6 -- 6-6
Toronto 8-5 11-2 6-6 5-7 7-6 8-5 8-4 6-7 5-7 7-6 3-9 7-5 6-6 --


Notable transactions

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C B. J. Surhoff 139 493 121 .245 5 38
1B Greg Brock 115 364 77 .212 6 50
2B Jim Gantner 155 539 149 .276 0 47
3B Paul Molitor 154 609 190 .312 13 60
CF Robin Yount 162 621 190 .306 13 91
DH Joey Meyer 103 327 86 .263 11 45

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ernest Riles 41 127 32 .252 1 9
Darryl Hamilton 44 103 19 .184 1 11
Juan Castillo 54 90 20 .222 0 2
Gary Sheffield 24 80 19 .238 4 12
Steve Kiefer 7 10 3 .300 1 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dave Stapleton 6 0 0 0 5.93 6

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: AZL Brewers

Notes

  1. ^ "Bryan Clutterbuck: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Bill Mooneyham at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/reynoro02.shtml
  4. ^ SI.com - Statitudes: Opening Day 2002, By the Numbers - Sunday March 30, 2003 01:50 AM
  5. ^ a b Washingtonpost.com: The 1988 Orioles: And the Losing Goes On
  6. ^ Pat Listach at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Mike Ignasiak at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Ernest Riles at Baseball-Reference

References

External links


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