Season Information
Team Name
1988 Boston Red Sox
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
89-73 (.549)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 3 / 5
Runs For/Against
813 / 689   Diff: +124
Playoffs
Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Playoff Series
Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Playoff Series
ALCS vs OAK (L 4-0)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Tom Fischer (1-12)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
7
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
3
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1988-12-19Mike SmithsonSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox.P-OF6-8215LR1955-01-21Centerville,TN
1976-  5- 118-BOS
MLB1982-19891976-1989
1988-12-15Glenn HoffmanReleased by Red Sox.SS-3B6-2188RR1958-07-07Orange,CA
1976-  2-  46-BOS
MLB1980-19891977-1990
1988-12-13Todd BenzingerTraded by Red Sox with Luis Vasquez and Jeff Sellers to Reds for Rob Murphy and Nick Esasky.1B-OF6-1190BR1963-02-11Dayton,KY
1981-  4-  96-BOS
MLB1987-19951981-1995
1988-12-13Jeff SellersTraded by Red Sox with Luis Vasquez and Todd Benzinger to Reds for Rob Murphy and Nick Esasky.P6-1175RR1964-05-11Compton,CA
1982-  8- 202-BOS
MLB1985-19881982-1994
1988-12-13Rob MurphyTraded by Reds with Nick Esasky to Red Sox for Luis Vasquez, Jeff Sellers and Todd Benzinger.P-OF6-2215LL1960-05-26Miami,FL
1981-  1-   3-CIN
MLB1985-19951981-1997
1988-12-13Nick EsaskyTraded by Reds with Rob Murphy to Red Sox for Luis Vasquez, Jeff Sellers and Todd Benzinger.3B-1B6-3205RR1960-02-24Hialeah,FL
1978-  1-  17-CIN
MLB1983-19901978-1992
1988-12-08Luis RiveraTraded by Expos with John Dopson to Red Sox for Dan Gakeler and Spike Owen.SS-2B5-9175RR1964-01-03Cidra,PR
1981-  0-   0-MON
MLB1986-19981982-1998
1988-12-08John DopsonTraded by Expos with Luis Rivera to Red Sox for Dan Gakeler and Spike Owen.P6-4225LR1963-07-14Baltimore,MD
1982-  2-  45-MON
MLB1985-19941982-1999
1988-12-08Spike OwenTraded by Red Sox with Dan Gakeler to Expos for Luis Rivera and John Dopson.SS-3B5-9160BR1961-04-19Cleburne,TX
1982-  1-   6-SEA
MLB1983-19951982-1996
1988-12-08Dan GakelerTraded by Red Sox with Spike Owen to Expos for Luis Rivera and John Dopson.P6-6215RR1964-05-01Mount Holly,NJ
1984-  1-   3-BOS
MLB1991-19911984-1995
1988-11-20Dennis LampSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox.P6-3200RR1952-09-23Los Angeles,CA
1971-  3-  64-CHN
MLB1977-19921971-1992
1988-10-28Larry ParrishReleased by Red Sox.3B-OF6-3220RR1953-11-10Winter Haven,FL
1972-  0-   0-MON
MLB1974-19881972-1988
1988-08-31John TrautweinTraded by Expos to Red Sox for Victor Rosario.P6-3205RR1962-08-07Lafayette Hill,PA
1984-  0-   0-MON
MLB1988-19881984-1990
1988-08-31Victor RosarioTraded by Red Sox to Expos for John Trautwein.SS-1B5-11155RR1966-08-26Hato Mayor del Rey,DR
1983-  0-   0-BOS
MLB1990-19901984-2000
1988-07-29Mike BoddickerTraded by Orioles to Red Sox for Curt Schilling and Brady Anderson.P-DH5-11185RR1957-08-23Cedar Rapids,IA
1978-  6- 152-BAL
MLB1980-19931978-1993
1988-07-29Curt SchillingTraded by Red Sox with Brady Anderson to Orioles for Mike Boddicker.P6-4231RR1966-11-14Anchorage,AK
1986-  2-  39-BOS
MLB1988-20071986-2007
1988-07-29Brady AndersonTraded by Red Sox with Curt Schilling to Orioles for Mike Boddicker.OF-CF6-1202LL1964-01-18Silver Spring,MD
1985- 10- 257-BOS
MLB1988-20021983-2003
1988-07-16Larry ParrishSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox.3B-OF6-3220RR1953-11-10Winter Haven,FL
1972-  0-   0-MON
MLB1974-19881972-1988
1988-04-15Rick CeroneSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox.C-DH5-11185RR1954-05-19Newark,NJ
1975-  1-   7-CLE
MLB1975-19921975-1992
1988-03-28Todd PrattReturned to Red Sox.C-1B6-3230RR1967-02-09Bellevue,NE
1985-  6- 153-BOS
MLB1992-20061985-2006
1988-03-10Glenn HoffmanSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox.SS-3B6-2188RR1958-07-07Orange,CA
1976-  2-  46-BOS
MLB1980-19891977-1990
1988-01-18Mike SmithsonSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox.P-OF6-8215LR1955-01-21Centerville,TN
1976-  5- 118-BOS
MLB1982-19891976-1989
1988-01-05Dennis LampSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox.P6-3200RR1952-09-23Los Angeles,CA
1971-  3-  64-CHN
MLB1977-19921971-1992
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