1988 Detroit Tigers

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88-74 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1988 Detroit Tigers

What was the record of the 1988 Detroit Tigers?

The Detroit Tigers finished the regular season with a 88-74 record. They went 50-31 at home and 38-43 on the road.

What division did the 1988 Detroit Tigers play in?

The 1988 Detroit Tigers played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1988 Detroit Tigers?

During the regular season, the 1988 Detroit Tigers went 42-36 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1988 Detroit Tigers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Cleveland Indians 9-4 69.2% +17
Baltimore Orioles 8-5 61.5% +18
New York Yankees 8-5 61.5% +3
Boston Red Sox 7-6 53.8% -5
Toronto Blue Jays 5-8 38.5% -11
Milwaukee Brewers 5-8 38.5% -21

What was the 1988 Detroit Tigers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1988 Detroit Tigers had their best month in June, when they went 18-9 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 11-17 and had a 39.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 13-8 61.9% +11
May 15-12 55.6% -4
June 18-9 66.7% +41
July 15-12 55.6% +36
August 14-16 46.7% -13
September 11-17 39.3% -28
October 2-0 100% +2

Did the 1988 Detroit Tigers make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1988 Detroit Tigers?

The Detroit Tigers finished the regular season with a run differential of +45. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Tigers could have been expected to have about 85.9 wins, or a 86-76 record in the regular season.

How did the 1988 Detroit Tigers perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1988 Detroit Tigers went 32-25.

How did the 1988 Detroit Tigers perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1988 Detroit Tigers went 7-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1988 Detroit Tigers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1988 Detroit Tigers was a 5 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1988 Detroit Tigers?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Tigers had during the 1988 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1988 Detroit Tigers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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