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1988 Atlanta Braves season

1988 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Atlanta, Georgia (since 1966)
  • Results
    Record 54–106 (.338)
    Divisional place 6th
    Other information
    Owner(s) Ted Turner
    General manager(s) Bobby Cox
    Manager(s) Chuck Tanner, Russ Nixon
    Local television WTBS
    Superstation WTBS
    Local radio WSB
    (Ernie Johnson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Billy Sample)
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    See also: Atlanta Braves

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Los Angeles Dodgers 94 67 -- .584
    Cincinnati Reds 87 74 7.0 .540
    San Diego Padres 83 78 11.0 .516
    San Francisco Giants 83 79 11.5 .512
    Houston Astros 82 80 12.5 .506
    Atlanta Braves 54 106 39.5 .338

    Notable transactions

    • May 17, 1988: Jerry Royster was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[3]
    • May 20, 1988: Melvin Nieves was signed by the Braves as an amateur free agent.[4]
    • June 1, 1988: 1988 Major League Baseball Draft
      • Steve Avery was drafted by the Braves in the 1st round (3rd pick). Player signed June 30, 1988.[5]
      • Turk Wendell was drafted by the Braves in the 5th round. Player signed June 4, 1988.[6]
    • July 28, 1988: Ken Griffey, Sr. was released by the Braves.[1]

    Roster

    1988 Atlanta Braves
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders 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 Virgil, Jr., OzzieOzzie Virgil, Jr. 107 320 82 .256 9 31
    1B Perry, GeraldGerald Perry 141 547 164 .300 8 74
    2B Gant, RonRon Gant 146 563 146 .259 19 60
    3B Oberkfell, KenKen Oberkfell 120 422 117 .277 3 40
    SS Thomas, AndrésAndrés Thomas 153 606 153 .252 13 68
    LF James, DionDion James 132 386 99 .256 3 60
    CF Blocker, TerryTerry Blocker 66 198 42 .212 2 10
    RF Murphy, DaleDale Murphy 156 592 134 .226 24 77

    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
    Griffey, KenKen Griffey 69 193 48 .249 2 19
    Runge, PaulPaul Runge 52 76 16 .211 0 7
    Davis, JodyJody Davis 2 8 2 .250 1 3

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Smith, PetePete Smith 32 195.1 7 15 3.69 124

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Eichelberger, JuanJuan Eichelberger 20 2 0 0 3.86 13

    Farm system

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    Awards and honors

    References

    1. ^ a b Ken Griffey page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ a b Graig Nettles page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/roystje01.shtml
    4. ^ Melvin Nieves page at Baseball Reference
    5. ^ Steve Avery page at Baseball Reference
    6. ^ Turk Wendell page at Baseball Reference
    7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997