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1988 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 54-106 .337
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 555-741 -186
Manager(s): Russ Nixon, Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Bobby Cox
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Payroll: $ 9,967,167 18/26
Attendance: 848,089 26/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Steve Avery (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Roy Majtyka
Assistant Coach: Tony Bartirome
Bullpen Coach: Brian Snitker
First Base Coach: Willie Stargell
Hitting Coach: Bob Skinner
Hitting Coach: Clarence Jones
Pitching Coach: Bruce Dalcanton
Third Base Coach: Alex Monchak

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Terry Blocker (#4), Dale Murphy (#5), Gary Roenicke (#8), Ted Simmons (#10), Jim Acker (#21), Pete Smith (#21), Jim Acker (#21), Dion James (#25)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9467.584--
8774.5407.0
8378.51611.0
8379.51211.5
8280.50612.5
54106.33739.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
38Jim AckerP29502
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0000001100000.400.500.400900.000.200.5001.00--26
40Jose AlvarezP32803
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0000001000100.375.444.375819.000.125.3750.00--310
30Paul AssenmacherP27301
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000000000100.333.333.6671000.333.333.333----24
20Bruce BenedictC322361157
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001902192601522.242.296.271567.030.102.2691.37--64262
50Kevin BlankenshipP253000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
32Jeff Blauser2B-SS2267716
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70121110311.239.257.403660.164.179.2555.5033.52773
19,29Terry BlockerOF281981342
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1011102003206.212.250.283533.071.121.2272.0099.056210
43Kevin CoffmanP232225
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004000610100.227.227.364591.136.136.313----823
8Jody DavisC31822
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3000100000.250.250.625875.375.375.167--8.058
13Juan EichelbergerP343000000000210000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
5Ron Gant2B2356385146
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6019104611834247.259.313.439752.179.277.2952.5729.6247615
18Damaso Garcia2B316037
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41031000104.117.159.183342.067.133.1223.3360.01164
47Tom GlavineP2260611
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0050031500800.183.222.200422.017.067.2445.00--1271
16Tommy GreggOF2429110
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004002201001.345.387.448835.103.172.3701.00--1331
22Ken GriffeyOF381932148
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1913172602025.249.307.306613.057.135.2751.5396.559212
1Albert HallOF292312757
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151510213521214.247.308.299607.052.165.2861.67231.069255
10Dion JamesOF253864699
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30995859152212.256.352.350702.093.244.2941.02128.7135448
49German JimenezP251701
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0001000600000.059.059.059118.000.000.091----117
17Mark Lemke2B2258813
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002024500201.224.274.293567.069.103.2451.25--1764
26Rick MahlerP347239
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00500020101101.125.125.139264.014.014.173----1083
27Jim Morrison3B3592614
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1301101301032.152.229.239468.087.185.1501.3046.022105
3Dale MurphyOF3259277134
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7735741252160324.226.311.421732.194.316.2471.6924.7249669
24Ken Oberkfell3B3242242117
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4045322826586.277.323.365688.088.161.2860.88140.7154467
28Gerald Perry1B2754761164
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74291436491911018.300.337.400737.101.194.3121.3668.4219594
45Charlie PuleoP331313
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0001010500400.231.231.231462.000-.077.375----317
15Gary RoenickeOF331141126
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70081500004.228.279.298577.070.140.2551.88114.034122
4Jerry RoysterOF35102818
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0010061601302.176.222.206428.029.088.2092.67--21111
12Paul Runge3B30761116
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00700142100014.211.330.276606.066.250.2861.50--2191
23Ted Simmons1B-C38107621
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110015902014.196.293.308601.112.252.1960.6053.533123
6Lonnie SmithOF321141427
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942102500010.237.296.342638.105.211.2762.5038.039125
25Pete SmithP225326
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0000011100801.113.130.132262.019.038.14311.00--762
34Zane SmithP274237
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000001800700.167.186.190376.024.048.2068.00--850
29John SmoltzP211712
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000001800300.118.167.176343.059.118.2228.00--321
42Bruce SutterP351000000001100000.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--02
14Andres ThomasSS2460654153
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68731495160617.252.267.360627.107.137.2786.7946.6218626
9Ozzie VirgilC313202382
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31202254512110.256.303.372675.116.191.2832.4535.6119345
Batting Totals2119544055513192282896527956943284821597446136.242.296.348644.105.189.2691.9656.718915992
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
29John Smoltz21275.4812120000647440391033372121.6710.411.414.645.201.12
34Zane Smith275104.31232230001401597267844592231.4510.220.512.833.791.34
25Pete Smith227153.6932325300195183898015881245711.398.450.694.065.721.41
45Charlie Puleo33553.48533001711061014641947700331.408.580.763.995.941.49
31Ed Olwine30006.631600071182215144451011.3710.421.891.892.371.25
27Jim Morrison35000.0030003033000210001.256.750.004.502.250.50
26Rick Mahler349163.693934502024927912510217421315881.2910.080.611.524.733.12
49German Jimenez25164.98159002055653931412263311.3810.450.641.934.182.17
13Juan Eichelberger34203.89200007037441916310130001.4610.700.732.433.161.30
48Gary Eave24009.0050004057550300002.0012.600.005.400.000.00
43Kevin Coffman23265.7818110020676252433542411141.738.330.407.253.220.44
36Chuck Cary28006.7570001088661471011.509.001.134.507.881.75
37Joe Boever27021.80160001312012441170010.655.400.450.453.157.00
50Kevin Blankenship25013.27220000107440750011.275.730.005.734.090.71
30Paul Assenmacher27873.086400032579722827432717011.328.200.463.658.092.22
40Jose Alvarez32563.0060000233102883434753814161.387.760.624.687.151.53
38Jim Acker29044.71211007042452622614252011.409.641.293.005.361.79
47Tom Glavine227174.5734341000195201111991263842281.359.280.552.913.881.33
42Bruce Sutter35144.8038000261445492624411400011.339.800.802.208.003.64
Pitching Totals541064.1047816014314625144614817416581085248104528431.399.220.673.265.041.55
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ozzie VirgilC964484553.9900.00
Bruce BenedictC893845453.9890.00
Ted SimmonsC1012120.8670.00
Jody DavisC2132001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gerald Perry1B141128210617102.9880.00
Ted Simmons1B191281318.9930.00
Ken Griffey1B1168818.9870.00
Gary Roenicke1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron Gant2B1222953782682.9630.00
Mark Lemke2B164751311.9700.00
Damaso Garcia2B13263515.9840.00
Jeff Blauser2B9203824.9670.00
Paul Runge2B71410.8330.00
Jerry Royster2B201001.0000.00
Ken Oberkfell2B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken Oberkfell3B113832071521.9510.00
Ron Gant3B22213956.9230.00
Jim Morrison3B20142831.9330.00
Paul Runge3B191621021.0000.00
Jerry Royster3B104711.9170.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Andres ThomasSS1502304562989.9590.00
Jeff BlauserSS8152124.9470.00
Paul RungeSS657011.0000.00
Jerry RoysterSS201001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dale MurphyOF1563401534.9920.00
Dion JamesOF120222530.9870.00
Albert HallOF63137741.9730.00
Terry BlockerOF61164110.9940.00
Ken GriffeyOF4261220.9690.00
Gary RoenickeOF35520001.0000.00
Lonnie SmithOF3559220.9680.00
Jerry RoysterOF26452001.0000.00
Tommy GreggOF7221011.0000.00
Jim MorrisonOF4120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul AssenmacherP6479611021.0001.93
Jose AlvarezP601021117041.0002.47
Charlie PuleoP5310651610.9551.78
Rick MahlerP39249224334.9562.35
Bruce SutterP38452720.8181.80
Tom GlavineP34195124143.9302.44
Pete SmithP32195121930.9121.43
Zane SmithP23140163316.9803.15
Jim AckerP214237001.0002.14
Juan EichelbergerP20374811.9232.91
Kevin CoffmanP186791221.9132.82
Joe BoeverP162023011.0002.24
Ed OlwineP161811001.0000.99
German JimenezP155506001.0000.98
John SmoltzP126446011.0001.41
Chuck CaryP7801001.0001.11
Gary EaveP550000.0000.00
Jim MorrisonP330000.0000.00
Kevin BlankenshipP21010001.0000.88


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