1988 Boston Red Sox

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Record Outcome

1988 Boston Red Sox

What was the record of the 1988 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a 89-73 record. They went 53-28 at home and 36-45 on the road. Including the postseason, the Boston Red Sox went 89-77. Their final game was a loss in the AL Championship Series to the Oakland Athletics.

What division did the 1988 Boston Red Sox play in?

The 1988 Boston Red Sox played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1988 Boston Red Sox?

During the regular season, the 1988 Boston Red Sox went 44-34 against their AL East opponents.

Who won the AL East in 1988?

The Red Sox won the AL East in the 1988 season with a 89-73 record. The Tigers finished 1 game back with a 88-74 record. The Brewers finished 2 games back with a 87-75 record. The Blue Jays finished 2 games back with a 87-75 record. The Yankees finished 3.5 games back with a 85-76 record. The Indians finished 11 games back with a 78-84 record. The Orioles finished 34.5 games back with a 54-107 record.

What was the 1988 Boston Red Sox record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Milwaukee Brewers 10-3 76.9% +18
Baltimore Orioles 9-4 69.2% +35
New York Yankees 9-4 69.2% +18
Cleveland Indians 8-5 61.5% +37
Detroit Tigers 6-7 46.2% +5
Toronto Blue Jays 2-11 15.4% -26

What was the 1988 Boston Red Sox record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1988 Boston Red Sox had their best month in July, when they went 21-9 and had a 70% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 11-16 and had a 40.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 14-6 70% +35
May 11-16 40.7% -18
June 14-12 53.8% +28
July 21-9 70% +41
August 13-16 44.8% +1
September 16-12 57.1% +39
October 0-2 0% -2

Did the 1988 Boston Red Sox make the Postseason?

Yes, the Boston Red Sox made the Postseason in 1988. They lost their only series against the Oakland Athletics in the AL Championship Series.

What was the run differential for the 1988 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a run differential of +124. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Red Sox could have been expected to have about 93.2 wins, or a 93-69 record in the regular season.

How did the 1988 Boston Red Sox perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1988 Boston Red Sox went 22-28.

How did the 1988 Boston Red Sox perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1988 Boston Red Sox went 5-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1988 Boston Red Sox?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1988 Boston Red Sox was a 12 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1988 Boston Red Sox?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Red Sox had during the 1988 regular season was 4 games, which occured 3 separate times.

1988 Boston Red Sox Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Mon, Apr 4, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 5 (10)
Wed, Apr 6, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 5
Thu, Apr 7, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 11
Fri, Apr 8, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Win 4 - 0
Sat, Apr 9, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 10, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Apr 12, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 3 - 1
Wed, Apr 13, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 3
Thu, Apr 14, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 2 - 0
Fri, Apr 15, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Sat, Apr 16, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Apr 17, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 15 - 2
Mon, Apr 18, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 4 - 3
Tue, Apr 19, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 3
Thu, Apr 21, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Win 12 - 3
Sun, Apr 24, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 0
Mon, Apr 25, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 1
Thu, Apr 28, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 6
Fri, Apr 29, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Win 6 - 5 (10)
Sat, Apr 30, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Win 8 - 3
Sun, May 1, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 2
Mon, May 2, 1988 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 0 - 2
Tue, May 3, 1988 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 9
Wed, May 4, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 6
Thu, May 5, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Win 16 - 3
Fri, May 6, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 5
Sat, May 7, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 5
Sun, May 8, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Win 10 - 6
Mon, May 9, 1988 @ Kansas City Royals Win 2 - 0
Tue, May 10, 1988 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 7
Fri, May 13, 1988 vs Seattle Mariners Win 14 - 8
Sat, May 14, 1988 vs Seattle Mariners Win 3 - 0
Sun, May 15, 1988 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 7 - 11
Mon, May 16, 1988 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 3
Tue, May 17, 1988 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 7 - 12
Wed, May 18, 1988 vs Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 1
Fri, May 20, 1988 vs California Angels Loss 2 - 4 (10)
Sat, May 21, 1988 vs California Angels Win 8 - 4
Sun, May 22, 1988 vs California Angels Win 12 - 4
Mon, May 23, 1988 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 14
Tue, May 24, 1988 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 14
Wed, May 25, 1988 @ Seattle Mariners Win 4 - 0
Fri, May 27, 1988 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 3
Sat, May 28, 1988 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 5 - 7
Sun, May 29, 1988 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 4 - 5
Mon, May 30, 1988 @ California Angels Win 5 - 2
Tue, May 31, 1988 @ California Angels Win 4 - 3
Thu, Jun 2, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Jun 3, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Jun 4, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 10
Sun, Jun 5, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 4 - 12
Mon, Jun 6, 1988 @ New York Yankees Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jun 7, 1988 @ New York Yankees Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jun 8, 1988 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 3
Fri, Jun 10, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 0 - 3
Sat, Jun 11, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sun, Jun 12, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 2
Mon, Jun 13, 1988 vs New York Yankees Loss 6 - 12
Tue, Jun 14, 1988 vs New York Yankees Win 7 - 3
Wed, Jun 15, 1988 vs New York Yankees Win 8 - 3
Thu, Jun 16, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 4 - 8
Fri, Jun 17, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 3 (11)
Sat, Jun 18, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 0
Sun, Jun 19, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 15 - 7
Mon, Jun 20, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Win 14 - 7
Tue, Jun 21, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 6
Wed, Jun 22, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jun 24, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 6
Sat, Jun 25, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 10 - 3
Sun, Jun 26, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 10 - 1
Mon, Jun 27, 1988 vs Cleveland Indians Win 9 - 5
Tue, Jun 28, 1988 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 1
Wed, Jun 29, 1988 vs Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 1
Fri, Jul 1, 1988 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 7 - 8
Sat, Jul 2, 1988 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jul 3, 1988 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jul 4, 1988 @ Kansas City Royals Win 9 - 2
Tue, Jul 5, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Jul 6, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 8
Thu, Jul 7, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 3
Fri, Jul 8, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6
Fri, Jul 8, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Win 10 - 7
Sat, Jul 9, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 7 - 8
Sat, Jul 9, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 2 (10)
Sun, Jul 10, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 4
Fri, Jul 15, 1988 vs Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jul 15, 1988 vs Kansas City Royals Win 7 - 4
Sat, Jul 16, 1988 vs Kansas City Royals Win 7 - 6
Sun, Jul 17, 1988 vs Kansas City Royals Win 10 - 8
Mon, Jul 18, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Win 6 - 5
Tue, Jul 19, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 0
Wed, Jul 20, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Win 9 - 7 (10)
Thu, Jul 21, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 1
Fri, Jul 22, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jul 23, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Win 11 - 5
Sun, Jul 24, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jul 25, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Win 2 - 0
Tue, Jul 26, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Loss 8 - 9
Wed, Jul 27, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Win 10 - 7
Fri, Jul 29, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 4
Fri, Jul 29, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 4
Sat, Jul 30, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 31, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 0
Tue, Aug 2, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 7 - 2
Wed, Aug 3, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 5 - 4