1988 Milwaukee Brewers season

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1988 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bud Selig
Manager(s) Tom Trebelhorn
Local television WVTV
(Mike Hegan, Jim Paschke)
Local radio WTMJ (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[edit]

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

Regular season[edit]

  • 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.[3]
  • 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.[4]
  • 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.[4]
  • June 12, 1988: Robin Yount had 6 RBIs in a game against the Baltimore Orioles.

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 89 73 .549    --
Detroit Tigers 88 74 .543   1.0
Milwaukee Brewers 87 75 .537   2.0
Toronto Blue Jays 87 75 .537   2.0
New York Yankees 85 76 .528   3.5
Cleveland Indians 78 84 .481 11.0
Baltimore Orioles 54 107 .335 34.5


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1988 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Surhoff, B. J.B. J. Surhoff 139 493 121 .245 5 38
1B Brock, GregGreg Brock 115 364 77 .212 6 50
2B Gantner, JimJim Gantner 155 539 149 .276 0 47
3B Molitor, PaulPaul Molitor 154 609 190 .312 13 60
CF Yount, RobinRobin Yount 162 621 190 .306 13 91
DH Meyer, JoeyJoey Meyer 103 327 86 .263 11 45

Other batters[edit]

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
Riles, ErnestErnest Riles 41 127 32 .252 1 9
Hamilton, DarrylDarryl Hamilton 44 103 19 .184 1 11
Castillo, JuanJuan Castillo 54 90 20 .222 0 2
Sheffield, GaryGary Sheffield 24 80 19 .238 4 12
Kiefer, SteveSteve Kiefer 7 10 3 .300 1 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Stapleton, DaveDave Stapleton 6 0 0 0 5.93 6

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Denver Zephyrs American Association Duffy Dyer
AA El Paso Diablos Texas League Dave Machemer
A Stockton Ports California League Dave Huppert
A Beloit Brewers Midwest League Gomer Hodge
Rookie AZL Brewers Arizona League Alex Taveras
Rookie Helena Brewers Pioneer League Dusty Rhodes

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: AZL Brewers

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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