1988 San Francisco Giants season

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1988 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bob Lurie
General manager(s) Al Rosen
Manager(s) Roger Craig
Local television KTVU
(Duane Kuiper, Steve Physioc)
GiantsVision
(Joe Morgan, Duane Kuiper)
Local radio KNBR
(Ron Fairly, Wayne Hagin)
KIQI
(Tito Fuentes, Edgard Martinez)
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The 1988 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 106th season in Major League Baseball, their 31st season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 29th at Candlestick Park. The team finished in fourth place in the National League West with an 83-79 record, 11½ games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 94 67 0.584 45–36 49–31
Cincinnati Reds 87 74 0.540 7 45–35 42–39
San Diego Padres 83 78 0.516 11 47–34 36–44
San Francisco Giants 83 79 0.512 11½ 45–36 38–43
Houston Astros 82 80 0.506 12½ 44–37 38–43
Atlanta Braves 54 106 0.338 39½ 28–51 26–55


Record vs. opponents

1988 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 5–13 5–13 4–14 4–8 4–8 6–6 5–5 8–10 5–13 3–9
Chicago 7–5 6–6 7–5 4–8–1 9–9 9–9 8–10 7–11 8–4 5–7 7–11
Cincinnati 13–5 6–6 9–9 7–11 5–7 4–7 9–3 7–5 10–8 11–7 6–6
Houston 13–5 5–7 9–9 9–9 6–6 5–7 8–4 8–4 6–12 7–11 6–6
Los Angeles 14–4 8–4–1 11–7 9–9 8–4 1–10 11–1 6–6 7–11 12–6 7–5
Montreal 8–4 9–9 7–5 6–6 4–8 6–12 9–9–1 8–10 4–8 7–5 13–5
New York 8–4 9–9 7–4 7–5 10–1 12–6 10–8 12–6 7–5 4–8 14–4
Philadelphia 6-6 10–8 3–9 4–8 1–11 9–9–1 8–10 7–11 4–7 7–5 6–12
Pittsburgh 5–5 11–7 5–7 4–8 6–6 10–8 6–12 11–7 8–4 8–4 11–7
San Diego 10–8 4–8 8–10 12–6 11–7 8–4 5–7 7–4 4–8 8–10 6–6
San Francisco 13–5 7–5 7–11 11–7 6–12 5–7 8–4 5–7 4–8 10–8 7–5
St. Louis 9–3 11–7 6–6 6–6 5–7 5–13 4–14 12–6 7–11 6–6 5–7


Notable transactions

Roster

1988 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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 Melvin, BobBob Melvin 92 273 64 .234 8 27
1B Clark, WillWill Clark 150 529 163 .308 35 91
2B Thompson, RobbyRobby Thompson 138 477 126 .264 7 48
SS Uribe, JoséJosé Uribe 141 493 124 .252 3 35
3B Mitchell, KevinKevin Mitchell 148 505 127 .251 19 80
LF Aldrete, MikeMike Aldrete 139 389 104 .267 3 50
CF Butler, BrettBrett Butler 157 568 163 .287 6 43
RF Maldonado, CandyCandy Maldonado 142 499 127 .255 12 68

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
Youngblood, JoelJoel Youngblood 83 123 31 .252 0 16
Meléndez, FranciscoFrancisco Meléndez 23 26 5 .192 0 3
Tillman, RustyRusty Tillman 4 4 1 .250 1 3
Wasinger, MarkMark Wasinger 3 2 0 .000 0 0

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
Reuschel, RickRick Reuschel 36 245 19 11 3.12 92
Downs, KellyKelly Downs 27 168 13 9 3.32 118
Krukow, MikeMike Krukow 20 124.2 7 4 3.54 75
LaCoss, MikeMike LaCoss 19 114.1 7 7 3.62 70

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
Garrelts, ScottScott Garrelts 65 98 5 9 3.58 86
Hammaker, AtleeAtlee Hammaker 43 144.2 9 9 3.73 65

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
Bockus, RandyRandy Bockus 20 1 1 0 4.78 18

Award winners

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League Wendell Kim
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Jack Mull
A San Jose Giants California League Duane Espy
A Clinton Giants Midwest League Bill Evers
A-Short Season Everett Giants Northwest League Joe Strain
Rookie Pocatello Giants Pioneer League Jack Hiatt

[9]

References

  1. ^ Brett Butler at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Joel Youngblood at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Phil Ouellette at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Atlee Hammaker at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1988&t=SFN
  6. ^ Steve Decker at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Ernest Riles at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Mark Wasinger at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links

  • 1988 San Francisco Giants at Baseball Reference
  • 1988 San Francisco Giants at Baseball Almanac
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