Season Information
Team Name
1988 Cincinnati Reds
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
87-74 (.540)   GBL: -7
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 3 / 7
Runs For/Against
641 / 596   Diff: +45
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Jeff Branson (2-45)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
13
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
11
Years Active
1876-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1988-12-21Ken GriffeyReleased by Reds.OF-1B6-0210LL1950-04-10Donora,PA
1969- 29- 682-CIN
MLB1973-19911969-1991
1988-12-21Manny TrilloSigned as Free Agent by Reds.2B-3B6-1164RR1950-12-25Caritito,VZ
1968-  0-   0-PHI
MLB1973-19891968-1989
1988-12-21Joel YoungbloodSigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF-3B6-0180RR1951-08-28Houston,TX
1970-  2-  40-CIN
MLB1976-19891970-1989
1988-12-21Frank WilliamsReleased by Reds.P6-1195RR1958-02-13Seattle,WA
1979- 11- 278-SFN
MLB1984-19891979-1989
1988-12-16Mike GriffinSigned as Free Agent by Reds.P6-5197RR1957-06-26Colusa,CA
1976-  3-  60-TEX
MLB1979-19891977-1989
1988-12-13Todd BenzingerTraded by Red Sox with Luis Vasquez and Jeff Sellers to Reds for Rob Murphy and Nick Esasky.1B-OF6-1190BR1963-02-11Dayton,KY
1981-  4-  96-BOS
MLB1987-19951981-1995
1988-12-13Jeff SellersTraded by Red Sox with Luis Vasquez and Todd Benzinger to Reds for Rob Murphy and Nick Esasky.P6-1175RR1964-05-11Compton,CA
1982-  8- 202-BOS
MLB1985-19881982-1994
1988-12-13Rob MurphyTraded by Reds with Nick Esasky to Red Sox for Luis Vasquez, Jeff Sellers and Todd Benzinger.P-OF6-2215LL1960-05-26Miami,FL
1981-  1-   3-CIN
MLB1985-19951981-1997
1988-12-13Nick EsaskyTraded by Reds with Rob Murphy to Red Sox for Luis Vasquez, Jeff Sellers and Todd Benzinger.3B-1B6-3205RR1960-02-24Hialeah,FL
1978-  1-  17-CIN
MLB1983-19901978-1992
1988-12-08Rolando RoomesTraded by Cubs to Reds for Lloyd McClendon.OF6-3180RR1962-02-15Kingston,JM
1980-  0-   0-CHN
MLB1988-19901980-1991
1988-12-08Lloyd McClendonTraded by Reds to Cubs for Rolando Roomes.C-OF6-0208RR1959-01-11Gary,IN
1980-  8- 183-NYN
MLB1987-19941980-1995
1988-12-07Dave CollinsSigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF-1B5-11175BL1952-10-20Rapid City,SD
1972-  1-   6-CAL
MLB1975-19901972-1990
1988-12-02Rick MahlerSigned as Free Agent by Reds.P6-1202RR1953-08-05Austin,TX
1975-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1979-19911975-1991
1988-12-02Ron OesterSigned as Free Agent by Reds.2B-SS6-2195BR1956-05-05Cincinnati,OH
1974-  9- 215-CIN
MLB1978-19901974-1990
1988-11-08Leon DurhamReleased by Reds.1B-OF6-2210LL1957-07-31Cincinnati,OH
1976-  1-  15-SLN
MLB1980-19891976-1995
1988-11-05Skeeter BarnesSigned as Free Agent by Reds.3B-OF5-11170RR1957-03-03Cincinnati,OH
1978- 16- 407-CIN
MLB1983-19941978-1994
1988-10-07Dave ConcepcionReleased by Reds.SS-2B6-1180RR1948-06-17Aragua,VZ
1967-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1970-19881968-1988
1988-08-05Eddie MilnerSigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF5-11173LL1955-05-21Columbus,OH
1976- 21- 503-CIN
MLB1980-19881976-1988
1988-08-02Ken GriffeySigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF-1B6-0210LL1950-04-10Donora,PA
1969- 29- 682-CIN
MLB1973-19911969-1991
1988-07-31Eddie MilnerReleased by Reds.OF5-11173LL1955-05-21Columbus,OH
1976- 21- 503-CIN
MLB1980-19881976-1988
1988-07-28Salome BarojasPurchased by Phillies from Mexico City Reds (Mexican).P5-9188RR1957-06-16Cordoba,MX
1982-  0-   0-CHA
MLB1982-19881976-1988
1988-07-13Herm WinninghamTraded by Expos with Randy St. Claire and Jeff Reed to Reds for Pat Pacillo and Tracy Jones.OF-DH5-11175LR1961-12-01Orangeburg,SC
1981-  1-   9-NYN
MLB1984-19921981-1993
1988-07-13Jeff ReedTraded by Expos with Randy St. Claire and Herm Winningham to Reds for Pat Pacillo and Tracy Jones.C-3B6-2190LR1962-11-12Joliet,IL
1980-  1-  12-MIN
MLB1984-20001980-2001
1988-07-13Tracy JonesTraded by Reds with Pat Pacillo to Expos for Randy St. Claire, Herm Winningham and Jeff Reed.OF-DH6-3220RR1961-03-31Hawthorne,CA
1983-  1-   1-CIN
MLB1986-19911983-1992
1988-07-13Randy St. ClaireTraded by Expos with Herm Winningham and Jeff Reed to Reds for Pat Pacillo and Tracy Jones.P6-2190RR1960-08-23Glens Falls,NY
1978-  0-   0-MON
MLB1984-19941979-1995
1988-07-13Pat PacilloTraded by Reds with Tracy Jones to Expos for Randy St. Claire, Herm Winningham and Jeff Reed.P-OF6-2205RR1963-07-23Jersey City,NJ
1984-  1-   5-CIN
MLB1987-19881985-1990
1988-07-11Max VenableSigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF-DH5-10185LR1957-06-06Phoenix,AZ
1976-  3-  67-LAN
MLB1979-19911977-1991
1988-06-27Bobby AyalaSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.P6-3210RR1969-07-08Ventura,CA
1988-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1992-19991988-2000
1988-06-20Mario SotoReleased by Reds.P6-0185RR1956-07-12Bani,DR
1973-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1977-19881975-1988
1988-06-19Buddy BellTraded by Reds to Astros for Carl Grovom.3B-OF6-3200RR1951-08-27Pittsburgh,PA
1969- 16- 375-CLE
MLB1972-19891969-1989
1988-06-10Mike AndersonSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.P-3B6-3200RR1966-07-30Austin,TX
1988-  0-   0-CIN
MLB1993-19931988-1997
1988-06-08Dennis RasmussenTraded by Reds to Padres for Candy Sierra.P6-7225LL1959-04-18Los Angeles,CA
1980-  1-  17-CAL
MLB1983-19951978-1995
1988-06-08Candy SierraTraded by Padres to Reds for Dennis Rasmussen.P6-2190RR1967-03-27Rio Piedras,PR
1983-  0-   0-SDN
MLB1988-19881983-1991
1988-05-19Leon DurhamTraded by Cubs to Reds for Pat Perry and Cash.1B-OF6-2210LL1957-07-31Cincinnati,OH
1976-  1-  15-SLN
MLB1980-19891976-1995
1988-05-19Pat PerryTraded by Reds with Cash to Cubs for Leon Durham.P6-1170LL1959-02-04Taylorville,IL
1978-  2-  38-HOU
MLB1985-19901978-1995
1988-05-14Skeeter BarnesSigned as Free Agent by Reds.3B-OF5-11170RR1957-03-03Cincinnati,OH
1978- 16- 407-CIN
MLB1983-19941978-1994
1988-05-05Lary SorensenReleased by Reds.P6-2210RR1955-10-04Detroit,MI
1976-  8- 172-MIL
MLB1977-19881976-1988
1988-04-17Lary SorensenSigned as Free Agent by Reds.P6-2210RR1955-10-04Detroit,MI
1976-  8- 172-MIL
MLB1977-19881976-1988
1988-04-01Bill LandrumTraded by Reds to Cubs for Luis Quinones.P6-2200RR1958-08-17Columbia,SC
1980-  0-   0-CHN
MLB1986-19931980-1996
1988-04-01Luis QuinonesTraded by Cubs to Reds for Bill Landrum.SS-3B5-11175BR1962-04-28Ponce,PR
1980-  0-   0-SDN
MLB1983-19921980-1999
1988-03-29Guy HoffmanReleased by Reds.P5-9185LL1956-07-09Ottawa,IL
1978-  0-   0-CHA
MLB1979-19881975-1988
1988-03-28Lary SorensenReleased by Reds.P6-2210RR1955-10-04Detroit,MI
1976-  8- 172-MIL
MLB1977-19881976-1988
1988-03-28Angel SalazarReleased by Reds.SS-2B6-0173RR1961-11-04Anaco,VZ
1980-  0-   0-MON
MLB1983-19881980-1991
1988-02-15Jeff MontgomeryTraded by Reds to Royals for Van Snider.P5-11175RR1962-01-07Wellston,OH
1983-  9- 212-CIN
MLB1987-19991983-1999
1988-02-15Van SniderTraded by Royals to Reds for Jeff Montgomery.OF-1B6-3205LR1963-08-11Birmingham,AL
1981-  0-   0-KCA
MLB1988-19891982-1995
1988-02-10Eddie MilnerSigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF5-11173LL1955-05-21Columbus,OH
1976- 21- 503-CIN
MLB1980-19881976-1988
1988-01-29Ron OesterSigned as Free Agent by Reds.2B-SS6-2195BR1956-05-05Cincinnati,OH
1974-  9- 215-CIN
MLB1978-19901974-1990
1988-01-19Carl WillisTraded by Reds to White Sox for Darrell Pruitt.P6-4213LR1960-12-28Danville,VA
1983- 23- 581-DET
MLB1984-19951983-1995
1988-01-18Lary SorensenSigned as Free Agent by Reds.P6-2210RR1955-10-04Detroit,MI
1976-  8- 172-MIL
MLB1977-19881976-1988
1988-01-05Ron RoenickeSigned as Free Agent by Reds.OF-1B6-0180BL1956-08-19Covina,CA
1977-  1-  17-LAN
MLB1981-19881977-1989
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