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1988 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 813-689 + 124
Manager(s): John McNamara, Joe Morgan
General Manager: Lou Gorman
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 15,544,592 3/26
Attendance: 2,464,851 7/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Top Draft Pick: Tom Fischer (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry McNertney
Bullpen Coach: Rac Slider
First Base Coach: Al Bumbry
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Bill Fischer
Third Base Coach: Joe Morgan
Third Base Coach: Rac Slider

#1 Draft Picks

Spike Owen (#6), Rick Cerone (#7), John Marzano (#14), Jim Rice (#15), Sam Horn (#16), Roger Clemens (#19), Bruce Hurst (#22)
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
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1988 Boston Red Sox. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1988 Boston Red Sox Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1BOSvs DETL3-50-151217No135-2
    2BOSvs DETW6-51-141019No1910-1
    3BOSvs DETL6-111-261121No1.51521-6 
    4BOS@ TEXW4-02-24715No1.51921-2 
    5BOS@ TEXW2-13-23412Yes1.52122-1
    6BOS@ TEXL1-43-33914Yes2.52226-4
    7BOSvs MILW3-14-33312No22527-2
    8BOSvs MILW6-35-3339Yes231301
    9BOSvs MILW2-06-3358Yes233303 
    10BOSvs TEXL2-36-43411Yes335332 
    11BOSvs TEXL0-26-54612Yes3.535350
    12BOSvs TEXW15-27-5448No3.5503713 
    13BOSvs TEXW4-38-5448Yes3544014 
    14BOS@ DETW7-39-5336Yes2614318 
    15BOS@ DETW12-310-5336Yes2734627 
    16BOS@ MILW4-011-5335Yes2774631 
    17BOS@ MILW5-112-5335Yes1.5824735 
    18BOS@ CHAL0-612-6235Yes2.5825329 
    19BOSvs MINW6-513-6224Yes2885830 
    20BOSvs MINW8-314-6224Yes1966135
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21BOSvs MINL0-214-7236Yes1966333 
    22BOSvs KCAL0-214-8346Yes2966531
    23BOSvs KCAL3-914-9348Yes2.5997425 
    24BOSvs CHAL2-614-10459Yes3.51018021 
    25BOSvs CHAW16-315-10458Yes3.51178334 
    26BOS@ MINL0-515-11469No3.51178829 
    27BOS@ MINL2-515-12569No3.51199326 
    28BOS@ MINW10-616-125610No2.51299930 
    29BOS@ KCAW2-017-12459Yes21319932 
    30BOS@ KCAL2-717-135610No313310627 
    31BOSvs SEAW14-818-13458Yes2.514711433
    32BOSvs SEAW3-019-13458Yes2.515011436 
    33BOSvs SEAL7-1119-14458Yes3.515712532 
    34BOSvs OAKL0-319-15459Yes4.515712829
    35BOSvs OAKL7-1219-16459Yes4.516414024
    36BOSvs OAKW4-120-16459Yes416814127
    37BOSvs CALL2-420-17459Yes417014525
    38BOSvs CALW8-421-17459Yes417814929
    39BOSvs CALW12-422-17458Yes419015337 
    40BOS@ SEAL3-1422-18459Yes519316726 
    41BOS@ SEAL1-1422-19459Yes619418113 
    42BOS@ SEAW4-023-19459Yes619818117 
    43BOS@ OAKL2-323-20459Yes720018416
    44BOS@ OAKL5-723-21459Yes720519114
    45BOS@ OAKL4-523-225712No820919613
    46BOS@ CALW5-224-225610No721419816 
    47BOS@ CALW4-325-22459Yes721820117 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    48BOSvs TORL4-525-234611No722220616
    49BOSvs TORL3-625-245814No822521213
    50BOSvs TORL2-1025-255814No82272225
    51BOSvs TORL4-1225-265916No9231234-3 
    52BOS@ NYAW3-226-265916No8234236-2
    53BOS@ NYAL3-426-275916No9237240-3
    54BOS@ NYAW4-327-275815No8241243-2
    55BOS@ TORL0-327-285916No8241246-5
    56BOS@ TORL3-427-295917No9244250-6 
    57BOS@ TORW8-228-295917No92522520 
    58BOSvs NYAL6-1228-305917No10258264-6
    59BOSvs NYAW7-329-305816No9265267-2
    60BOSvs NYAW8-330-305814No82732703 
    61BOS@ BALL4-830-315815No8.5277278-1
    62BOS@ BALL2-330-325815No8.5279281-2 
    63BOS@ BALW5-031-325814No8.52842813 
    64BOS@ BALW15-732-325814No7.529928811 
    65BOS@ CLEW14-733-325813No731329518 
    66BOS@ CLEW10-634-324712No732330122
    67BOS@ CLEL1-334-334712No832430420
    68BOSvs BALL2-634-345913No832631016 
    69BOSvs BALW10-335-344712No833631323 
    70BOSvs BALW10-136-344611No734631432 
    71BOSvs CLEW9-537-344611No735531936 
    72BOSvs CLEW6-138-344611No736132041 
    73BOSvs CLEW5-139-34359Yes636632145
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    74BOS@ KCAL7-839-35359Yes737332944
    75BOS@ KCAL1-339-364711No837433242
    76BOS@ KCAL2-339-374712No837633541
    77BOS@ KCAW9-240-373610No838533748 
    78BOS@ MINL4-640-384712No838934346
    79BOS@ MINL1-840-394712No939035139 
    80BOS@ MINW4-341-394712No939435440
    81BOS@ CHAL5-642-404712No8.540936742
    82BOS@ CHAW10-742-404712No8.540936742 
    83BOS@ CHAL7-843-414712No942437747
    84BOS@ CHAW8-243-414712No942437747 
    85BOS@ CHAL1-443-424713No942538144
    86BOSvs KCAW3-145-42359Yes743538649 
    87BOSvs KCAW7-445-42359Yes743538649
    88BOSvs KCAW7-646-42359Yes744239250 
    89BOSvs KCAW10-847-42358Yes645240052 
    90BOSvs MINW6-548-42358Yes645840553
    91BOSvs MINW5-049-42358Yes546340558 
    92BOSvs MINW9-750-42358Yes547241260 
    93BOSvs CHAW6-151-42357Yes4.547841365
    94BOSvs CHAW4-352-42357Yes3.548241666
    95BOSvs CHAW11-553-42347Yes2.549342172 
    96BOSvs CHAW3-254-42347Yes1.549642373
    97BOS@ TEXW2-055-42347Yes1.549842375 
    98BOS@ TEXL8-955-43357Yes2.550643274
    99BOS@ TEXW10-756-43347Yes2.551643977
    100BOSvs MILW6-458-43347Yes1.552744780
    101BOSvs MILW5-458-43347Yes1.552744780
    102BOSvs MILW3-259-43345Yes1.553044981 
    103BOSvs MILW5-060-43345Yes1.553544986 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    104BOSvs TEXW7-261-43234Yes154245191 
    105BOSvs TEXW5-462-43123Yes--54745592
    106BOS@ DETL6-1162-44234Yes155346687 
    107BOS@ DETL1-362-46234Yes355647284
    108BOS@ DETL2-362-46234Yes355647284
    109BOS@ DETL2-462-47346Yes455847682 
    110BOS@ DETW3-063-47345Yes356147685 
    111BOS@ MILL2-364-48234Yes356848088 
    112BOS@ MILW5-164-48234Yes356848088
    113BOS@ MILL3-864-49245Yes457148883 
    114BOS@ MILL0-464-50245Yes4.557149279 
    115BOSvs DETW9-465-50234Yes3.558049684
    116BOSvs DETW16-466-50234Yes2.559650096
    117BOSvs DETL6-1866-51234Yes3.560251884 
    118BOSvs SEAL0-766-52246Yes360252577 
    119BOSvs SEAW7-267-52246Yes260952782 
    120BOSvs SEAL1-667-53246Yes361053377 
    121BOSvs OAKW7-668-53246Yes361753978 
    122BOSvs OAKW7-569-53235Yes362454480
    123BOSvs OAKL4-569-54246Yes462854979
    124BOSvs CALW6-270-54245Yes363455183 
    125BOSvs CALW10-271-54245Yes264455391 
    126BOSvs CALL3-471-55246Yes264755790
    127BOS@ SEAW5-372-55245Yes265256092
    128BOS@ SEAL6-872-56245Yes265856890
    129BOS@ SEAW7-273-56235Yes166557095 
    130BOS@ OAKL1-373-57246Yes166657393
    131BOS@ OAKL0-173-58246Yes166657492 
    132BOS@ OAKL2-773-59246Yes266858187 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133BOS@ CALW4-274-59246Yes167258389
    134BOS@ CALL2-374-60246Yes167458688
    135BOS@ CALL1-274-61246Yes167558887 
    136BOS@ CALW6-575-61136Yes--68159388
    137BOS@ BALW4-176-61135Yes--68559491
    138BOS@ BALW6-177-61134Yes--69159596 
    139BOS@ BALL3-477-62134Yes--69459995 
    140BOSvs CLEW7-478-62134Yes--70160398
    141BOSvs CLEW6-079-62134Yes--707603104 
    142BOSvs CLEL2-479-63134Yes--709607102
    143BOSvs BALW6-180-63124Yes--715608107 
    144BOSvs BALW6-481-63124Yes--721612109
    145BOSvs BALW4-382-63124Yes--725615110
    146BOSvs NYAL3-582-64124Yes--728620108
    147BOSvs NYAW7-483-64124Yes--735624111
    148BOSvs NYAW3-184-64124Yes--738625113 
    149BOSvs NYAW9-485-64124Yes--747629118
    150BOS@ TORL4-585-65124Yes--751634117
    151BOS@ TORW13-286-65124Yes--764636128 
    152BOS@ TORL0-186-66124Yes--764637127
    153BOS@ NYAW10-987-66124Yes--774646128
    154BOS@ NYAL4-587-67124Yes--778651127 
    155BOS@ NYAW6-088-67124Yes--784651133 
    156BOSvs TORL1-1188-68124Yes--785662123 
    157BOSvs TORL9-1588-69134Yes--794677117 
    158BOSvs TORL0-188-70134Yes--794678116 
    159BOS@ CLEW12-089-70124Yes--806678128 
    160BOS@ CLEL2-489-71135Yes--808682126
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    161BOS@ CLEL0-189-72135Yes--808683125
    162BOS@ CLEL5-689-73135Yes--813689124


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