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1988 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 703-658 + 45
Roster Continuity 77.45% 9/26
Manager(s): Sparky Anderson
General Manager: Bill Lajoie
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Payroll: $ 15,597,071 2/26
Attendance: 2,081,162 12/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Rico Brogna (#26) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Billy Consolo
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Hitting Coach: Vada Pinson
Pitching Coach: Billy Muffett
Third Base Coach: Alex Grammas

#1 Draft Picks

Frank Tanana (#13), Chet Lemon (#22), Billy Beane (#23)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8973.549--
8874.5431.0
8775.5372.0
8775.5372.0
8576.5283.5
7884.48111.0
54107.33534.5
  • Complete listing of games for the 1988 Detroit Tigers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1988 Detroit Tigers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1DET@ BOSW5-31-0143Yes--532
    2DET@ BOSL5-61-16717No11091
    3DET@ BOSW11-62-1459No0.521156  
    4DET@ KCAL2-32-25813No1.523185
    5DET@ KCAW11-43-24610No1.5342212  
    6DET@ KCAL1-83-34711No2.535305  
    7DETvs TEXW4-14-34411No239318
    8DETvs TEXL1-24-44613No3.540337
    9DETvs KCAW4-25-43410Yes3.544359
    10DETvs KCAW8-66-4337No3.5524111
    11DETvs KCAW4-27-4337Yes3564313
    12DETvs BOSL3-77-5459Yes359509  
    13DETvs BOSL3-127-64511Yes462620  
    14DET@ TEXW5-38-64510Yes467652
    15DET@ TEXW7-69-6459Yes474713
    16DET@ TEXL2-49-7459Yes476751
    17DETvs CALW6-010-7459Yes482757  
    18DETvs CALL3-410-8459Yes585796
    19DETvs CALW2-111-8459Yes487807
    20DETvs SEAW9-612-8459Yes3.5968610
    21DETvs SEAW4-313-8459Yes2.51008911  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    22DETvs SEAW3-214-8458Yes1.51039112
    23DETvs OAKL2-414-9458Yes2.51059510
    24DETvs OAKL2-814-10459Yes31071034  
    25DET@ CALW1-015-10347Yes31081035  
    26DET@ CALW8-516-10347Yes31161088
    27DET@ SEAW8-417-10346Yes212411212
    28DET@ SEAL6-717-11347Yes213011911
    29DET@ SEAW9-318-11236Yes113912217  
    30DET@ OAKL1-318-12347Yes1.514012515
    31DET@ OAKW8-219-12236Yes1.514812721  
    32DET@ OAKW8-420-12236Yes1.515613125  
    33DETvs MINW7-021-12235Yes0.516313132  
    34DETvs MINL0-721-13347Yes1.516313825  
    35DETvs MINL2-1021-14347Yes2.516514817  
    36DET@ MILL1-321-15347Yes3.516615115
    37DET@ MILW8-422-15347Yes2.517415519  
    38DET@ MILW3-123-15345Yes217715621  
    39DET@ CHAW14-624-15345Yes119116229  
    40DET@ CHAW3-125-15345Yes119416331
    41DET@ CHAW3-126-15345Yes119716433  
    42DETvs MILL0-726-16345Yes2.519717126  
    43DETvs MILW4-327-16345Yes2.520117427
    44DETvs MILW4-328-16345Yes220517728
    45DET@ MINL1-728-17345Yes320618422  
    46DET@ MINL2-528-18345Yes320818919
    47DET@ MINL3-628-19347Yes421119516
    48DETvs CHAL1-1028-20346Yes4.52122057  
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    49DETvs CHAW9-329-20345Yes3.522120813
    50DETvs CLEL3-629-21347Yes4.522421410
    51DETvs CLEW5-230-21345Yes3.522921613  
    52DETvs CLEW6-231-21345Yes3.523521817  
    53DET@ BALL2-531-22345Yes3.523722314
    54DET@ BALL3-431-23345Yes4.524022713  
    55DET@ BALW12-432-23345Yes3.525223121  
    56DET@ CLEW6-233-23345Yes325823325  
    57DET@ CLEW2-134-23345Yes226023426
    58DET@ CLEW11-335-23234Yes227123734  
    59DET@ CLEW5-436-23234Yes227624135
    60DETvs BALL4-636-24234Yes328024733  
    61DETvs BALW9-337-24234Yes228925039  
    62DETvs BALW1-038-24234Yes129025040  
    63DETvs TORL5-1338-25234Yes1.529526332  
    64DETvs TORW12-539-25234Yes0.530726839  
    65DETvs TORW6-140-25234Yes0.531326944  
    66DETvs TORL4-640-26234Yes0.531727542
    67DETvs NYAW2-141-26123Yes--31927643  
    68DETvs NYAW7-642-26123Yes--32628244  
    69DETvs NYAW3-243-26123Yes--32928445  
    70DET@ TORL3-643-27123Yes--33229042
    71DET@ TORW7-244-27123Yes--33929247  
    72DET@ TORL1-444-28123Yes--34029644
    73DET@ NYAW6-345-28123Yes--34629947
    74DET@ NYAW6-146-28112Yes--35230052  
    75DET@ NYAL3-746-29123Yes--35530748  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    76DETvs CALW11-047-29123Yes--36630759  
    77DETvs CALW6-148-29123Yes--37230864  
    78DETvs CALL4-1048-30123Yes--37631858  
    79DETvs SEAW5-349-30123Yes--38132160
    80DETvs SEAL4-549-31123Yes--38532659
    81DETvs SEAW7-650-31123Yes--39233260  
    82DETvs OAKW8-151-31112Yes--40033367  
    83DETvs OAKL2-351-32123Yes--40233666
    84DETvs OAKW4-352-32111Yes--40633967
    85DETvs OAKL2-852-33122Yes--40834761  
    86DET@ CALL0-252-34123Yes--40834959  
    87DET@ CALL4-652-35123Yes--41235557
    88DET@ CALW10-153-35123Yes--42235666  
    89DET@ CALL0-453-36123Yes--42236062  
    90DET@ SEAW12-354-36123Yes--43436371  
    91DET@ SEAL6-954-37123Yes--44037268
    92DET@ SEAW12-555-37123Yes--45237775  
    93DET@ OAKL1-455-38123Yes--45338172
    94DET@ OAKL1-455-39123Yes--45438569
    95DET@ OAKL0-155-40125Yes--45438668  
    96DETvs KCAW2-156-40235Yes0.545638769  
    97DETvs KCAW3-157-40234Yes0.545938871
    98DETvs KCAW7-158-40123Yes--46638977  
    99DETvs TEXW3-259-41123Yes--47039377  
    100DETvs TEXL1-259-41123Yes--47039377  
    101DETvs TEXW3-060-41123Yes--47339380  
    102DETvs TEXW5-161-41123Yes--47839484  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    103DET@ KCAL3-561-42123Yes--48139982
    104DET@ KCAW1-062-42123Yes--48239983
    105DET@ KCAL1-262-43234Yes--48340182  
    106DETvs BOSW11-663-43123Yes--49440787  
    107DETvs BOSW3-165-43123Yes--50041090
    108DETvs BOSW3-265-43123Yes--50041090
    109DETvs BOSW4-266-43123Yes--50441292  
    110DETvs BOSL0-366-44123Yes--50441589  
    111DET@ TEXW3-267-44123Yes--50741790
    112DET@ TEXL2-667-45123Yes--50942386  
    113DET@ TEXW2-168-45122Yes--51142487
    114DET@ BOSL4-968-46122Yes--51543382
    115DET@ BOSL4-1668-47122Yes--51944970
    116DET@ BOSW18-669-47122Yes--53745582  
    117DETvs MINL1-269-48123Yes--53845781  
    118DETvs MINL1-469-49123Yes--53946178
    119DETvs MINL1-269-50123Yes--54046377
    120DETvs CHAW6-470-50123Yes--54646779  
    121DETvs CHAW5-471-50122Yes--55147180
    122DETvs CHAW2-172-50122Yes--55347281
    123DETvs CHAW5-073-50122Yes--55847286  
    124DET@ MINL0-773-51122Yes--55847979  
    125DET@ MINL5-773-52123Yes--56348677  
    126DET@ MINL2-873-53123Yes--56549471  
    127DET@ MILW3-274-53123Yes--56849672
    128DET@ MILL5-674-54123Yes--57350271  
    129DET@ MILL10-1274-55124Yes--58351469
    130DET@ CHAL2-374-56124Yes--58551768
    131DET@ CHAL1-474-57124Yes--58652165
    132DET@ CHAW9-375-57124Yes--59552471  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133DETvs MILL2-675-58124Yes--59753067
    134DETvs MILL0-575-59135Yes--59753562  
    135DETvs MILL3-775-60135Yes--60054258  
    136DETvs MILL1-675-61245Yes--60154853  
    137DETvs TORL4-575-62246Yes160555352
    138DETvs TORL3-775-63246Yes260856048
    139DETvs TORW4-376-63246Yes161256349  
    140DET@ NYAL4-776-64246Yes1.561657046  
    141DET@ NYAL2-376-65247Yes2.561857345  
    142DET@ NYAL4-976-66248Yes3.562258240  
    143DET@ NYAL4-576-67359Yes3.562658739  
    144DET@ TORW6-577-67247Yes3.563259240
    145DET@ TORL1-977-68359Yes4.563360132  
    146DET@ TORL2-377-693610No5.563560431  
    147DETvs BALW8-778-693610No564361132  
    148DETvs BALW7-379-69247Yes565061436
    149DETvs BALL0-279-70248Yes665061634
    150DETvs CLEL3-479-714610No665362033
    151DETvs CLEW3-180-71469No665662135  
    152DETvs CLEW3-281-71469No565962336
    153DET@ BALW7-482-71469No4.566662739
    154DET@ BALL4-582-724610No5.567063238  
    155DET@ BALW2-184-72248Yes4.567963742  
    156DET@ BALW7-484-72248Yes4.567963742
    157DET@ CLEW6-385-72247Yes3.568564045
    158DET@ CLEL0-485-73359Yes3.568564441  
    159DET@ CLEL2-485-744610No3.568764839
    160DETvs NYAW6-286-74248Yes369365043  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    161DETvs NYAW6-587-74247Yes269965544  
    162DETvs NYAW4-388-74246Yes170365845  


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