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1988 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  104-58   .642
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   Sandy Alderson
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  2,287,335
Payroll:  $11,380,183
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Dodgers)

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Don Baylor (39)
Youngest Player:  Felix Jose (23)
Longest Tenure:  Tony Phillips (7)
Top Hitter:  Jose Canseco (1)
Top Pitcher:  Dave Stewart (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Stan Royer (#16)

Roster Continuity:  59.05%
Top Prospect:   Dave Otto
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10458.642--
Minnesota9171.56213.0
KC Royals8477.52219.5
California7587.46329.0
Chi White Sox7190.44132.5
Texas7091.43533.5
Seattle6893.42235.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1988-04-04vs SEA1W  4-11-0245,333 Dave StewartMark LangstonDave StewartMark LangstonDennis Eckersley413
1988-04-05vs SEA2W  6-02-0214,005 Bob WelchMike MooreBob WelchMike MooreDennis Eckersley1019
1988-04-06vs SEA3L  5-62-1118,536 Curt YoungSteve TroutBill SwiftGene NelsonJulio Solano1578
1988-04-08@ CAL4W  8-23-1245,586Storm DavisKirk McCaskillStorm DavisKirk McCaskillEric Plunk23914
1988-04-09@ CAL5W  8-64-1144,314Dave StewartMike WittDave StewartDonnie MooreDennis Eckersley311516
1988-04-10@ CAL6L  4-64-2131,297Bob WelchWillie FraserWillie FraserBob WelchDeWayne Buice352114
1988-04-12@ SEA7L  4-64-3235,321Gene NelsonSteve TroutSteve TroutGene NelsonJerry Reed392712
1988-04-13@ SEA8W  12-75-3217,032Steve OntiverosMike CampbellSteve OntiverosMike CampbellRick Honeycutt513417
1988-04-14@ SEA9W  5-46-3210,071Dave StewartMark LangstonDave StewartJerry ReedDennis Eckersley563818
1988-04-15vs CHA10L  3-116-4216,237 Bob WelchRicky HortonRicky HortonBob Welch 594910
1988-04-16vs CHA11L  1-56-5230,087 Storm DavisMelido PerezMelido PerezStorm DavisBobby Thigpen60546
1988-04-17vs CHA12L  6-76-6445,150 Steve OntiverosJack McDowellJack McDowellSteve OntiverosBobby Thigpen66615
1988-04-18vs CAL13W  5-47-6220,644 Curt YoungDan PetryEric PlunkDeWayne BuiceDennis Eckersley71656
1988-04-19vs CAL14W  8-38-628,183 Dave StewartChuck FinleyDave StewartChuck FinleyDennis Eckersley796811
1988-04-20vs CAL15W  9-89-6114,299 Bob WelchMike WittGene NelsonDonnie Moore 887612
1988-04-21@ CHA16W  6-310-617,039Storm DavisMelido PerezGene NelsonBill LongDennis Eckersley947915
1988-04-22@ CHA17L  5-710-717,230Steve OntiverosJack McDowellJohn PawlowskiEric Plunk 998613
1988-04-23@ CHA18W  3-211-7112,224Dave StewartDave LaPointDave StewartJohn Davis 1028814
1988-04-24@ CHA19W  5-312-7114,221Bob WelchRicky HortonBob WelchRicky HortonDennis Eckersley1079116
1988-04-26@ TOR20W  6-113-7121,280Storm DavisDave StiebStorm DavisDave StiebDennis Eckersley1139221
1988-04-27@ TOR21W  5-314-7120,236Curt YoungMike FlanaganCurt YoungMike FlanaganRick Honeycutt1189523
1988-04-28@ TOR22W  6-215-7121,178Dave StewartTodd StottlemyreDave StewartTodd StottlemyreRick Honeycutt1249727
1988-04-30@ CLE23W  11-316-7125,222Bob WelchRich YettBob WelchRich YettGene Nelson13510035
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1988-05-01@ CLE24W  8-417-7129,126Storm DavisTom CandiottiEric PlunkDoug Jones 14310439
1988-05-02@ DET25W  4-218-7115,856Curt YoungDoyle AlexanderCurt YoungMike HennemanDennis Eckersley14710641
1988-05-03@ DET26W  8-219-7120,221Dave StewartFrank TananaDave StewartFrank Tanana 15510847
1988-05-04vs TOR27W  3-220-7121,401 Bob WelchJim ClancyBob WelchJim ClancyDennis Eckersley15811048
1988-05-05vs TOR28W  8-521-7116,998 Steve OntiverosJohn CeruttiEric PlunkJose Nunez 16611551
1988-05-07vs CLE29W  14-322-7122,793 Storm DavisTom CandiottiStorm DavisTom CandiottiGene Nelson18011862
1988-05-08vs CLE30W  5-123-7131,829 Dave StewartGreg SwindellDave StewartGreg Swindell 18511966
1988-05-09vs DET31W  3-124-7135,300 Bob WelchJack MorrisBob WelchJack MorrisDennis Eckersley18812068
1988-05-10vs DET32L  2-824-8123,341 Curt YoungWalt TerrellWalt TerrellCurt Young 19012862
1988-05-11vs DET33L  4-824-9126,860 Storm DavisJeff RobinsonGuillermo HernandezDennis Eckersley 19413658
1988-05-13@ BAL34L  1-424-10120,336Dave StewartJay TibbsJay TibbsDave StewartTom Niedenfuer19514055
1988-05-14@ BAL35W  8-025-10127,734Bob WelchMike BoddickerBob WelchMike Boddicker 20314063
1988-05-15@ BAL36W  7-426-10129,664Curt YoungMark WilliamsonCurt YoungMark WilliamsonDennis Eckersley21014466
1988-05-16@ BOS37W  3-027-10124,642Storm DavisJeff SellersStorm DavisJeff SellersDennis Eckersley21314469
1988-05-17@ BOS38W  12-728-10128,407Steve OntiverosSteve EllsworthSteve OntiverosSteve EllsworthRick Honeycutt22515174
1988-05-18@ BOS39L  1-428-11124,683Dave StewartOil Can BoydOil Can BoydDave StewartLee Smith22615571
1988-05-20@ NYA40W  11-329-11143,251Bob WelchTommy JohnBob WelchTommy John 23715879
1988-05-21@ NYA41L  2-329-12140,266Curt YoungRick RhodenRick RhodenCurt YoungDave Righetti23916178
1988-05-22@ NYA42L  0-229-13154,719Storm DavisJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaStorm Davis 23916376
1988-05-23vs BAL43L  3-729-14126,077 Dave StewartMike BoddickerMike BoddickerDave StewartTom Niedenfuer24217072
1988-05-24vs BAL44W  6-030-14115,375 Steve OntiverosJay TibbsSteve OntiverosJay Tibbs 24817078
1988-05-25vs BAL45W  8-131-14116,807 Bob WelchMark WilliamsonBob WelchMark Williamson 25617185
1988-05-27vs BOS46W  3-232-14132,723 Curt YoungBruce HurstCurt YoungBruce HurstDennis Eckersley25917386
1988-05-28vs BOS47W  7-533-14143,177 Dave StewartOil Can BoydRick HoneycuttDennis LampDennis Eckersley26617888
1988-05-29vs BOS48W  5-434-14143,427 Storm DavisJeff SellersGene NelsonJeff SellersEric Plunk27118289
1988-05-30vs NYA49W  3-235-14144,218 Bob WelchRichard DotsonDennis EckersleySteve Shields 27418490
1988-05-31vs NYA50L  0-535-15128,147 Steve OntiverosAl LeiterNeil AllenSteve Ontiveros 27418985
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1988-06-01vs NYA51W  4-336-15138,771 Curt YoungCharles HudsonGene NelsonCharles HudsonDennis Eckersley27819286
1988-06-03@ MIN52W  8-537-15143,177Dave StewartLes StrakerDave StewartLes StrakerDennis Eckersley28619789
1988-06-04@ MIN53W  6-438-15152,008Storm DavisBert BlylevenStorm DavisBert BlylevenDennis Eckersley29220191
1988-06-05@ MIN54L  3-438-16143,567Bob WelchAllan AndersonKeith AthertonBob WelchJeff Reardon29520590
1988-06-06@ KCA55L  0-238-17136,724Steve OntiverosSteve FarrSteve FarrSteve OntiverosJerry Gleaton29520788
1988-06-07@ KCA56L  0-638-18134,083Curt YoungTed PowerTed PowerCurt Young 29521382
1988-06-08@ KCA57L  4-538-19132,002Dave StewartBret SaberhagenBret SaberhagenDave StewartJeff Montgomery29921881
1988-06-09@ TEX58L  2-538-20131,435Storm DavisJeff RussellJeff RussellStorm Davis 30122378
1988-06-10@ TEX59W  7-639-20124,994Bob WelchPaul KilgusEric PlunkMitch WilliamsDennis Eckersley30822979
1988-06-11@ TEX60W  13-440-20142,028Steve OntiverosJose GuzmanGreg CadaretJose Guzman 32123388
1988-06-12@ TEX61L  2-340-21117,867Dave StewartCharlie HoughCharlie HoughDave Stewart 32323687
1988-06-14vs KCA62L  1-240-22121,380 Storm DavisBret SaberhagenBret SaberhagenGreg CadaretGene Garber32423886
1988-06-15vs KCA63L  0-240-23117,174 Bob WelchCharlie LeibrandtCharlie LeibrandtBob Welch 32424084
1988-06-16vs KCA64L  5-940-24123,579 Curt YoungMark GubiczaMark GubiczaCurt Young 32924980
1988-06-17vs TEX65W  7-641-24123,372 Dave StewartJose GuzmanRick HoneycuttDale Mohorcic 33625581
1988-06-18vs TEX66W  2-142-24134,449 Todd BurnsCharlie HoughGene NelsonDale Mohorcic 33825682
1988-06-19vs TEX67L  4-542-25135,133 Storm DavisRay HaywardCraig McMurtryRick HoneycuttMitch Williams34226181
1988-06-20@ MIL68W  5-443-25125,180Bob WelchTeddy HigueraEric PlunkChuck CrimDennis Eckersley34726582
1988-06-21@ MIL69W  4-244-25126,222Curt YoungChris BosioCurt YoungChris BosioDennis Eckersley35126784
1988-06-22@ MIL70W  6-245-25130,772Dave StewartDon AugustDave StewartDon August 35726988
1988-06-24vs MIN71L  5-1145-26130,826 Storm DavisBert BlylevenKeith AthertonGene Nelson 36228082
1988-06-25vs MIN72W  4-346-26138,299 Bob WelchAllan AndersonBob WelchAllan AndersonDennis Eckersley36628383
1988-06-26vs MIN73L  0-1146-2810 Curt YoungCharlie LeaCharlie LeaCurt YoungJuan Berenguer36629472
1988-06-26vs MIN74L  0-546-28143,154 Dave StewartFrank ViolaFrank ViolaDave StewartKeith Atherton36629967
1988-06-27vs MIL75W  5-447-28125,933 Todd BurnsChris BosioDennis EckersleyDan Plesac 37130368
1988-06-28vs MIL76L  1-447-29123,333 Storm DavisDon AugustDon AugustStorm Davis 37230765
1988-06-29vs MIL77W  7-248-29123,506 Bob WelchBill WegmanBob WelchBill Wegman 37930970
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1988-07-01@ TOR78W  2-149-29135,243Dave StewartDave StiebDave StewartDave StiebDennis Eckersley38131071
1988-07-02@ TOR79W  11-350-29133,511Curt YoungMike FlanaganCurt YoungMike FlanaganGene Nelson39231379
1988-07-03@ TOR80W  9-851-29132,329Storm DavisTodd StottlemyreTodd BurnsJohn Cerutti 40132180
1988-07-04@ CLE81W  4-252-29120,891Bob WelchTom CandiottiGreg CadaretBrad HavensDennis Eckersley40532382
1988-07-05@ CLE82L  0-352-3110Dave StewartScott BailesScott BailesDave Stewart 40532679
1988-07-05@ CLE83L  2-452-31117,983Rich BordiRick RodriguezRick RodriguezRich BordiDoug Jones40733077
1988-07-06@ CLE84L  6-852-32116,317Todd BurnsGreg SwindellDon GordonRick Honeycutt 41333875
1988-07-07@ DET85L  1-852-33128,061Curt YoungJeff RobinsonJeff RobinsonCurt Young 41434668
1988-07-08@ DET86W  3-253-33137,498Storm DavisEric KingStorm DavisEric KingDennis Eckersley41734869
1988-07-09@ DET87L  3-453-34143,016Bob WelchFrank TananaFrank TananaBob WelchGuillermo Hernandez42035268
1988-07-10@ DET88W  8-254-34136,519Dave StewartWalt TerrellDave StewartWalt Terrell 42835474
1988-07-14vs TOR89L  1-754-35120,639 Bob WelchMike FlanaganMike FlanaganBob Welch 42936168
1988-07-15vs TOR90L  0-154-36126,476 Dave StewartJimmy KeyJimmy KeyDave Stewart 42936267
1988-07-16vs TOR91W  4-155-36133,287 Storm DavisDave StiebStorm DavisDave StiebDennis Eckersley43336370
1988-07-17vs TOR92L  6-955-37131,695 Curt YoungTodd StottlemyreDuane WardCurt YoungTom Henke43937267
1988-07-18vs CLE93W  7-256-37127,849 Todd BurnsScott BailesTodd BurnsScott Bailes 44637472
1988-07-19vs CLE94W  4-258-3710 Bob WelchGreg SwindellBob WelchGreg SwindellDennis Eckersley45037674
1988-07-19vs CLE95W  9-658-37117,299 Rich BordiRick RodriguezGreg CadaretDon GordonDennis Eckersley45938277
1988-07-20vs CLE96L  4-558-38127,439 Dave StewartJohn FarrellJohn FarrellDave StewartDoug Jones46338776
1988-07-22vs DET97W  4-159-38135,480 Storm DavisJeff RobinsonStorm DavisJeff RobinsonDennis Eckersley46738879
1988-07-23vs DET98W  4-160-38143,185 Todd BurnsFrank TananaTodd BurnsFrank TananaEric Plunk47138982
1988-07-24vs DET99W  1-061-38143,146 Bob WelchWalt TerrellBob WelchWalt Terrell 47238983
1988-07-25@ CAL100L  1-261-39130,928Dave StewartKirk McCaskillKirk McCaskillDave Stewart 47339182
1988-07-26@ CAL101W  6-262-39135,838Storm DavisMike WittStorm DavisMike Witt 47939386
1988-07-27@ CAL102L  8-962-40133,714Todd BurnsTerry ClarkDonnie MooreJim Corsi 48740285
1988-07-29@ SEA103L  3-562-41114,685Bob WelchMark LangstonMichael JacksonDennis Eckersley 49040783
1988-07-30@ SEA104W  5-263-41119,787Dave StewartMike MooreDave StewartMike Moore 49540986
1988-07-31@ SEA105W  6-264-41112,930Storm DavisScott BankheadStorm DavisScott BankheadGreg Cadaret50141190
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1988-08-01@ CHA106W  10-265-41118,712Todd BurnsMelido PerezTodd BurnsMelido Perez 51141398
1988-08-02@ CHA107L  5-765-42113,383Steve OntiverosDave LaPointDave LaPointSteve OntiverosBobby Thigpen51642096
1988-08-03@ CHA108W  4-366-42119,515Bob WelchBill LongGene NelsonBobby ThigpenDennis Eckersley52042397
1988-08-04vs SEA109W  2-067-42118,313 Dave StewartMike MooreDave StewartMike Moore 52242399
1988-08-05vs SEA110W  4-168-42119,318 Storm DavisScott BankheadStorm DavisScott BankheadDennis Eckersley526424102
1988-08-06vs SEA111W  5-469-42130,574 Todd BurnsBill SwiftGene NelsonMichael Jackson 531428103
1988-08-07vs SEA112L  7-1269-43124,351 Jim CorsiDennis PowellMike SchoolerEric Plunk 53844098
1988-08-08vs CHA113W  9-570-43125,111 Bob WelchBill LongBob WelchBill LongDennis Eckersley547445102
1988-08-09vs CHA114W  8-171-43115,811 Dave StewartJeff BittigerDave StewartJeff Bittiger 555446109
1988-08-10vs CHA115W  2-172-43126,694 Curt YoungJack McDowellGreg CadaretRicky Horton 557447110
1988-08-11vs CAL116W  7-273-43120,195 Storm DavisTerry ClarkDennis EckersleyTerry Clark 564449115
1988-08-12vs CAL117W  4-074-43134,518 Todd BurnsChuck FinleyTodd BurnsChuck FinleyGreg Cadaret568449119
1988-08-13vs CAL118W  6-275-43133,314 Bob WelchStew CliburnBob WelchStew CliburnRick Honeycutt574451123
1988-08-14vs CAL119L  4-675-44140,013 Dave StewartMike WittMike WittGene NelsonBryan Harvey578457121
1988-08-16@ BAL120W  6-376-44122,239Storm DavisJay TibbsStorm DavisJay TibbsDennis Eckersley584460124
1988-08-17@ BAL121W  10-477-44118,127Curt YoungGordon DillardCurt YoungDoug SiskEric Plunk594464130
1988-08-18@ BAL122L  1-1077-45127,723Bob WelchJeff BallardJeff BallardBob Welch 595474121
1988-08-19@ BOS123L  6-777-46133,993Dave StewartMike SmithsonBob StanleyDave Stewart 601481120
1988-08-20@ BOS124L  5-777-47134,372Todd BurnsOil Can BoydJeff SellersTodd BurnsLee Smith606488118
1988-08-21@ BOS125W  5-478-47133,282Storm DavisWes GardnerRick HoneycuttBob StanleyDennis Eckersley611492119
1988-08-22@ NYA126W  9-279-47134,583Curt YoungCharles HudsonCurt YoungCharles Hudson 620494126
1988-08-23@ NYA127L  4-579-48132,250Bob WelchTommy JohnDave RighettiGreg Cadaret 624499125
1988-08-24@ NYA128L  6-779-49134,520Dave StewartJohn CandelariaCecilio GuanteGene Nelson 630506124
1988-08-26vs BAL129W  8-580-49122,136 Storm DavisJay TibbsStorm DavisJay TibbsEric Plunk638511127
1988-08-27vs BAL130W  5-181-49133,660 Todd BurnsOswaldo PerazaTodd BurnsOswaldo PerazaGreg Cadaret643512131
1988-08-28vs BAL131L  1-281-50121,090 Curt YoungJose BautistaMark WilliamsonGene NelsonTom Niedenfuer644514130
1988-08-29vs BOS132W  3-182-50140,423 Bob WelchMike BoddickerBob WelchMike BoddickerDennis Eckersley647515132
1988-08-30vs BOS133W  1-083-50135,220 Dave StewartRoger ClemensDave StewartRoger Clemens 648515133
1988-08-31vs BOS134W  7-284-50137,151 Storm DavisMike SmithsonStorm DavisMike Smithson 655517138
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1988-09-02vs NYA135L  1-484-51136,465 Curt YoungTommy JohnTommy JohnCurt YoungDave Righetti656521135
1988-09-03vs NYA136W  5-485-51143,074 Bob WelchRon GuidryEric PlunkDale MohorcicDennis Eckersley661525136
1988-09-04vs NYA137W  11-286-51143,042 Dave StewartRichard DotsonDave StewartRichard Dotson 672527145
1988-09-05@ TEX138W  11-487-51110,934Storm DavisPaul KilgusStorm DavisPaul Kilgus 683531152
1988-09-06@ TEX139L  1-387-5219,040Todd BurnsCharlie HoughCharlie HoughTodd BurnsCecilio Guante684534150
1988-09-07@ TEX140W  6-388-52111,409Dave OttoJose GuzmanGene NelsonJose GuzmanDennis Eckersley690537153
1988-09-08@ KCA141W  5-189-52129,167Curt YoungBret SaberhagenCurt YoungBret SaberhagenDennis Eckersley695538157
1988-09-09@ KCA142W  14-690-52126,675Dave StewartJose De JesusDave StewartJose De JesusRick Honeycutt709544165
1988-09-10@ KCA143L  4-990-53137,983Storm DavisCharlie LeibrandtCharlie LeibrandtStorm Davis 713553160
1988-09-11@ KCA144W  8-791-53128,953Bob WelchMark GubiczaDennis EckersleySteve Farr 721560161
1988-09-13vs TEX145W  2-192-53116,255 Curt YoungJose GuzmanCurt YoungJose GuzmanDennis Eckersley723561162
1988-09-14vs TEX146L  1-992-54114,519 Dave StewartKevin BrownKevin BrownDave Stewart 724570154
1988-09-15vs TEX147W  6-293-54117,265 Todd BurnsBobby WittTodd BurnsBobby Witt 730572158
1988-09-16vs KCA148L  0-393-55133,881 Bob WelchMark GubiczaMark GubiczaBob Welch 730575155
1988-09-17vs KCA149W  3-294-55143,875 Dave OttoTom GordonEric PlunkTom GordonDennis Eckersley733577156
1988-09-18vs KCA150W  3-295-55135,515 Curt YoungBret SaberhagenGreg CadaretSteve Farr 736579157
1988-09-19vs MIN151W  5-396-55142,186 Dave StewartFreddie ToliverDave StewartFreddie ToliverDennis Eckersley741582159
1988-09-20vs MIN152W  12-397-55129,585 Storm DavisFrank ViolaStorm DavisFrank ViolaRick Honeycutt753585168
1988-09-21vs MIN153W  6-398-55123,200 Bob WelchBert BlylevenBob WelchBert BlylevenDennis Eckersley759588171
1988-09-23@ MIL154W  9-899-55124,163Curt YoungJuan NievesGene NelsonChris BosioTodd Burns768596172
1988-09-24@ MIL155W  5-2100-55132,021Dave StewartBill WegmanDave StewartBill WegmanDennis Eckersley773598175
1988-09-25@ MIL156L  2-4100-56121,472Storm DavisTeddy HigueraTeddy HigueraStorm DavisChris Bosio775602173
1988-09-27@ MIN157L  0-5100-57148,300Bob WelchAllan AndersonAllan AndersonBob Welch 775607168
1988-09-28@ MIN158W  5-2101-57147,620Todd BurnsBert BlylevenTodd BurnsBert BlylevenDennis Eckersley780609171
1988-09-29@ MIN159W  6-2102-57139,528Curt YoungFreddie ToliverCurt YoungFreddie Toliver 786611175
1988-09-30vs MIL160W  7-1103-57130,395 Dave StewartBill WegmanDave StewartBill Wegman 793612181
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1988-10-01vs MIL161L  3-8103-58130,798 Storm DavisTeddy HigueraTeddy HigueraStorm DavisChris Bosio796620176
1988-10-02vs MIL162W  4-0104-58143,148 Bob WelchDon AugustBob WelchDon August 800620180


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