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1988 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 54-106 .337
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 555-741 -186
Roster Continuity 71.29% 16/26
Manager(s): Russ Nixon, Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Bobby Cox
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Payroll: $ 9,967,167 18/26
Attendance: 848,089 26/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Avery (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Bartirome
Assistant Coach: Roy Majtyka
Bullpen Coach: Brian Snitker
First Base Coach: Willie Stargell
Hitting Coach: Bob Skinner
Hitting Coach: Clarence Jones
Pitching Coach: Bruce Dalcanton
Third Base Coach: Alex Monchak

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Terry Blocker (#4), Dale Murphy (#5), Gary Roenicke (#8), Ted Simmons (#10), Jim Acker (#21), Pete Smith (#21), Jim Acker (#21), Pete Smith (#21), Dion James (#25)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9467.584--
8774.5407.0
8378.51611.0
8379.51211.5
8280.50612.5
54106.33739.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Andres ThomasSS24   60654153
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2
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68731495160617.252.268.360628.107.137.2786.7946.6218627
3Dale MurphyOF32   59277134
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24
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7735741252160324.226.313.421734.194.316.2471.6924.7249671
5Ron Gant2B23   56385146
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8
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6019104611834247.259.317.439756.179.277.2952.5729.6247618
28Gerald Perry1B27   54761164
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8
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74291436491911018.300.338.400738.101.194.3121.3668.4219595
24Ken Oberkfell3B32   42242117
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4
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4045322826586.277.325.365690.088.161.2860.88140.7154469
10Dion JamesOF25   3864699
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30995859152212.256.353.350703.093.244.2941.02128.7135449
9Ozzie VirgilC31   3202382
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10
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31202254512110.256.313.372685.116.191.2832.4535.6119350
20Bruce BenedictC32   2361157
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001902192601522.242.296.271567.030.102.2691.37--64262
1Albert HallOF29   2312757
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151510213521214.247.314.299613.052.165.2861.67231.069257
19,29Terry BlockerOF28   1981342
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1011102003206.212.250.283533.071.121.2272.0099.056210
22Ken GriffeyOF38   1932148
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1913172602025.249.307.306613.057.135.2751.5396.559212
15Gary RoenickeOF33   1141126
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70081500004.228.279.298577.070.140.2551.88114.034122
6Lonnie SmithOF32   1141427
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942102500010.237.296.342638.105.211.2762.5038.039125
23Ted Simmons1B-C38   107621
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110015902014.196.293.308601.112.252.1960.6053.533123
4Jerry RoysterOF35   102818
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0010061601302.176.222.206428.029.088.2092.67--21111
27Jim Morrison3B35   92614
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1301101301032.152.229.239468.087.185.1501.3046.022105
12Paul Runge3B30   761116
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00700142100014.211.330.276606.066.250.2861.50--2191
26Rick MahlerP34   7239
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00500020101101.125.137.139276.014.014.173----1084
32Jeff Blauser2B-SS22   67716
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70121110311.239.268.403671.164.179.2555.5033.52774
18Damaso Garcia2B31   6037
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41031000104.117.159.183342.067.133.1223.3360.01164
47Tom GlavineP22   60611
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0050031500800.183.222.200422.017.067.2445.00--1271
17Mark Lemke2B22   58813
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002024500201.224.274.293567.069.103.2451.25--1764
25Pete SmithP22   5326
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0000011100801.113.130.132262.019.038.14311.00--762
34Zane SmithP27   4237
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000001800700.167.186.190376.024.048.2068.00--850
16Tommy GreggOF24   29110
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004002201001.345.387.448835.103.172.3701.00--1331
43Kevin CoffmanP23   2225
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004000610100.227.261.364625.136.136.313----824
49German JimenezP25   1701
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0001000600000.059.059.059118.000.000.091----117
29John SmoltzP21   1712
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000001800300.118.167.176343.059.118.2228.00--321
45Charlie PuleoP33   1313
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0001010500400.231.231.231462.000-.077.375----317
40Jose AlvarezP32   803
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0000001000100.375.444.375819.000.125.3750.00--310
8Jody DavisC31   822
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3000100000.250.250.625875.375.375.167--8.058
38Jim AckerP29   502
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0000001100000.400.500.400900.000.200.5001.00--26
30Paul AssenmacherP27   301
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000000000100.333.333.6671000.333.333.333----24
50Kevin BlankenshipP25   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
13Juan EichelbergerP34   3000000000210000.000.250.000250.000.000.000----04
42Bruce SutterP35   1000000001100000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
Batting Totals2119544055513192282896527956943284821597446136.242.296.348644.105.189.2691.9656.718915992
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
26Rick Mahler34   9163.6939345020249.027912510217421315881.2910.080.611.524.733.12
25Pete Smith22   7153.6932325300195.1183898015881245711.398.450.694.065.721.41
47Tom Glavine22   7174.5734341000195.1201111991263842281.359.280.552.913.881.33
34Zane Smith27   5104.3123223000140.11597267844592231.4510.220.512.833.791.34
45Charlie Puleo33   553.4853300171106.11014641947700331.408.580.763.995.941.49
40Jose Alvarez32   563.0060000233102.1883434753814161.387.760.624.687.151.53
30Paul Assenmacher27   873.086400032579.1722827432717011.328.200.463.658.092.22
43Kevin Coffman23   265.781811002067.06252433542411141.738.330.407.253.220.44
29John Smoltz21   275.481212000064.07440391033372121.6710.411.414.645.201.12
49German Jimenez25   164.98159002055.2653931412263311.3810.450.641.934.182.17
42Bruce Sutter35   144.8038000261445.1492624411400011.339.800.802.208.003.64
38Jim Acker29   044.71211007042.0452622614252011.409.641.293.005.361.79
13Juan Eichelberger34   203.89200007037.1441916310130001.4610.700.732.433.161.30
37Joe Boever27   021.801600013120.112441170010.655.400.450.453.157.00
31Ed Olwine30   006.63160007118.22215144451011.3710.421.891.892.371.25
50Kevin Blankenship25   013.2722000010.27440750011.275.730.005.734.090.71
36Chuck Cary28   006.757000108.18661471011.509.001.134.507.881.75
48Gary Eave24   009.005000405.07550300002.0012.600.005.400.000.00
27Jim Morrison35   000.003000303.23000210001.256.750.004.502.250.50
Batting Totals541064.1047816014314625144614817416581085248104528431.399.220.673.265.041.55
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ozzie VirgilC964484553.9900.00
Bruce BenedictC893845453.9890.00
Ted SimmonsC1012120.8670.00
Jody DavisC2132001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gerald Perry1B141128210617102.9880.00
Ted Simmons1B191281318.9930.00
Ken Griffey1B1168818.9870.00
Gary Roenicke1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron Gant2B1222953782682.9630.00
Mark Lemke2B164751311.9700.00
Damaso Garcia2B13263515.9840.00
Jeff Blauser2B9203824.9670.00
Paul Runge2B71410.8330.00
Jerry Royster2B201001.0000.00
Ken Oberkfell2B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken Oberkfell3B113832071521.9510.00
Ron Gant3B22213956.9230.00
Jim Morrison3B20142831.9330.00
Paul Runge3B191621021.0000.00
Jerry Royster3B104711.9170.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Andres ThomasSS1502304562989.9590.00
Jeff BlauserSS8152124.9470.00
Paul RungeSS657011.0000.00
Jerry RoysterSS201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dale MurphyOF1563401534.9920.00
Dion JamesOF120222530.9870.00
Albert HallOF63137741.9730.00
Terry BlockerOF61164110.9940.00
Ken GriffeyOF4261220.9690.00
Gary RoenickeOF35520001.0000.00
Lonnie SmithOF3559220.9680.00
Jerry RoysterOF26452001.0000.00
Tommy GreggOF7221011.0000.00
Jim MorrisonOF4120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul AssenmacherP6479611021.0001.93
Jose AlvarezP601021117041.0002.47
Charlie PuleoP5310651610.9551.78
Rick MahlerP39249224334.9562.35
Bruce SutterP38452720.8181.80
Tom GlavineP34195124143.9302.44
Pete SmithP32195121930.9121.43
Zane SmithP23140163316.9803.15
Jim AckerP214237001.0002.14
Juan EichelbergerP20374811.9232.91
Kevin CoffmanP186791221.9132.82
Joe BoeverP162023011.0002.24
Ed OlwineP161811001.0000.99
German JimenezP155506001.0000.98
John SmoltzP126446011.0001.41
Chuck CaryP7801001.0001.11
Gary EaveP550000.0000.00
Jim MorrisonP330000.0000.00
Kevin BlankenshipP21010001.0000.88


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