1988 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

77-85 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1988 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1988 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 77-85 record. They went 39-42 at home and 38-43 on the road.

What division did the 1988 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1988 Chicago Cubs played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1988 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1988 Chicago Cubs went 40-50 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1988 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Montreal Expos 9-9 50% -7
New York Mets 9-9 50% -11
Philadelphia Phillies 8-10 44.4% +13
St. Louis Cardinals 7-11 38.9% -9
Pittsburgh Pirates 7-11 38.9% -15

What was the 1988 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1988 Chicago Cubs had their best month in June, when they went 16-11 and had a 59.3% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 9-20 and had a 31.0% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-12 45.5% -7
May 15-12 55.6% +19
June 16-11 59.3% +11
July 9-18 33.3% -27
August 16-12 57.1% +5
September 9-20 31.0% -41
October 2-0 100% +6

Did the 1988 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

No, the Cubs didn't make the Postseason in 1988.

What was the run differential for the 1988 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of -34. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 77.3 wins, or a 77-85 record in the regular season.

How did the 1988 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1988 Chicago Cubs went 25-28.

How did the 1988 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1988 Chicago Cubs went 9-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1988 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1988 Chicago Cubs was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1988 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1988 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1988 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 5, 1988 @ Atlanta Braves Win 10 - 9 (13)
Wed, Apr 6, 1988 @ Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 0
Fri, Apr 8, 1988 @ Montreal Expos Win 6 - 4
Sat, Apr 9, 1988 @ Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 10
Sun, Apr 10, 1988 @ Montreal Expos Win 10 - 7 (10)
Mon, Apr 11, 1988 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 1
Tue, Apr 12, 1988 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Apr 13, 1988 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Apr 15, 1988 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 0
Sat, Apr 16, 1988 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 4
Sun, Apr 17, 1988 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 7 - 12
Tue, Apr 19, 1988 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 9
Wed, Apr 20, 1988 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 5
Thu, Apr 21, 1988 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 2
Fri, Apr 22, 1988 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 8
Sat, Apr 23, 1988 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Apr 24, 1988 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 4
Tue, Apr 26, 1988 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 3
Wed, Apr 27, 1988 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 4
Thu, Apr 28, 1988 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 1
Fri, Apr 29, 1988 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Apr 30, 1988 @ San Francisco Giants Win 2 - 1 (13)
Sun, May 1, 1988 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 6 - 7
Mon, May 2, 1988 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 2
Tue, May 3, 1988 @ San Diego Padres Win 13 - 5
Wed, May 4, 1988 @ San Diego Padres Win 6 - 3
Fri, May 6, 1988 vs San Francisco Giants Win 3 - 2
Sat, May 7, 1988 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2
Sun, May 8, 1988 vs San Francisco Giants Win 13 - 7
Tue, May 10, 1988 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 5 - 6 (14)
Wed, May 11, 1988 vs San Diego Padres Win 1 - 0 (10)
Thu, May 12, 1988 vs San Diego Padres Win 2 - 1 (10)
Fri, May 13, 1988 @ Houston Astros Loss 2 - 8
Sat, May 14, 1988 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 3
Sun, May 15, 1988 @ Houston Astros Win 2 - 1
Tue, May 17, 1988 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 3 (11)
Wed, May 18, 1988 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 4
Thu, May 19, 1988 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 5
Fri, May 20, 1988 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 7
Sat, May 21, 1988 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 11 - 6
Sun, May 22, 1988 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 1
Tue, May 24, 1988 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 3 (10)
Tue, May 24, 1988 vs Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 1
Wed, May 25, 1988 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2
Fri, May 27, 1988 vs Houston Astros Win 3 - 2
Sat, May 28, 1988 vs Houston Astros Win 14 - 7
Sun, May 29, 1988 vs Houston Astros Loss 1 - 7
Mon, May 30, 1988 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 12 - 3
Tue, May 31, 1988 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 0
Wed, Jun 1, 1988 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 3
Thu, Jun 2, 1988 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 2 (13)
Fri, Jun 3, 1988 @ New York Mets Win 5 - 0
Sat, Jun 4, 1988 @ New York Mets Loss 5 - 6 (13)
Sun, Jun 5, 1988 @ New York Mets Loss 3 - 11
Tue, Jun 7, 1988 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 8 - 5
Wed, Jun 8, 1988 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 5
Thu, Jun 9, 1988 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Jun 10, 1988 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 3
Sat, Jun 11, 1988 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 2 - 0
Sun, Jun 12, 1988 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3
Mon, Jun 13, 1988 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 8
Tue, Jun 14, 1988 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 6
Wed, Jun 15, 1988 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 4
Fri, Jun 17, 1988 vs Montreal Expos Win 7 - 3
Sat, Jun 18, 1988 vs Montreal Expos Win 3 - 0
Sun, Jun 19, 1988 vs Montreal Expos Win 9 - 3
Mon, Jun 20, 1988 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 2
Tue, Jun 21, 1988 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Jun 22, 1988 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 5
Thu, Jun 23, 1988 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 1
Fri, Jun 24, 1988 vs New York Mets Loss 3 - 8
Sat, Jun 25, 1988 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 26, 1988 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 3
Mon, Jun 27, 1988 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Tue, Jun 28, 1988 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 4
Wed, Jun 29, 1988 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jul 1, 1988 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 9 - 2
Sat, Jul 2, 1988 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 8
Sun, Jul 3, 1988 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Mon, Jul 4, 1988 @ San Francisco Giants Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jul 5, 1988 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 9
Wed, Jul 6, 1988 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 2
Fri, Jul 8, 1988 @ San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jul 9, 1988 @ San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jul 10, 1988 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 2
Thu, Jul 14, 1988 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 1
Thu, Jul 14, 1988 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 6
Fri, Jul 15, 1988 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Sun, Jul 17, 1988 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Jul 17, 1988 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 5
Mon, Jul 18, 1988 vs San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 3
Tue, Jul 19, 1988 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jul 20, 1988 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 12
Thu, Jul 21, 1988 vs San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jul 22, 1988 vs San Diego Padres Win 5 - 4 (11)
Sat, Jul 23, 1988 vs San Diego Padres Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 24, 1988 vs San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jul 26, 1988 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 8 (11)
Wed, Jul 27, 1988 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 5
Thu, Jul 28, 1988 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 0
Fri, Jul 29, 1988 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 8 - 3
Sat, Jul 30, 1988 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jul 31, 1988 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 6
Tue, Aug 2, 1988 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 3