1988 St. Louis Cardinals
76 - 86
1987 / 1989 (Organization)
5th place in the NL East (25 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
41 - 40 (.506)
35 - 46 (.432)
-2.6 wins
-2.4 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 578 / 650 ( -72 )
Allowed/Expected: 633 / 647 ( +14 )
Pyth Record: 74 - 88 (+2)
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Attendance: 2,892,799 Avg Att: 35,714 (1.41)
Att Rank: 3 / 12 Lg Avg: 25,283
       
Park Factor: 1.02    
HR Factor: 0.91 R/L HR: 0.89 / 0.95
Notes:


Top Prospects (as of March 1st)

Filters
Positions
# Pos
Age
 
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
  Acquired Via M D Y
1
CF
21.1
37.9
226.7
95.5
 
0.8
1.6
4.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1987
2
SP
25.5
24.1
126.4
53.9
 
1.4
0.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1984
3
SP
22.5
23.7
113.1
53.5
 
-0.1
0.1
-0.5
2.1
4.9
 
Trade
8
10
1986
4
LF
21.8
21.5
125.7
42.2
 
0.7
0.1
4.5
 
Free Agency (Amateur)
8
22
1984
5
3B
22.8
18.9
220.3
51.3
 
-0.2
2.0
2.2
1.6
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1986
6
2B
22.9
11.8
100.9
6.7
 
-1.3
-0.3
1.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1986
7
C
25.9
7.6
78.1
4.3
 
-0.4
-1.0
2.0
3.0
1.0
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
6
1983
8
2B
21.3
6.3
40.2
15.0
 
-0.1
1.2
2.3
 
Free Agency (Amateur)
8
9
1984
9
CF
22.9
4.3
46.5
8.5
 
1.9
1.5
-0.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
1
3
1985
10
RP
23.2
2.5
26.0
5.8
 
-0.3
0.2
-0.0
0.0
1.3
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1987
11
RP
23.7
2.3
29.4
10.9
 
0.0
-0.3
2.2
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1986
12
RP
22.0
2.0
16.4
5.9
 
0.5
-0.2
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1987
13
SS
25.6
0.2
10.1
-2.4
 
0.1
0.2
-0.0
-0.2
-0.7
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1985
14
RP
24.5
0.1
0.5
0.3
 
0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1985
15
RP
24.5
0.1
0.6
0.1
 
0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1986
16
SP
23.1
0.0
0.3
-0.8
 
0.0
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1986
17
RP
25.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
 
-0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1984
18
SS
24.4
-0.2
0.2
-0.1
 
-0.2
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1986
19
LF
21.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
 
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1986
20
1B
24.3
-0.5
0.1
-0.7
 
-0.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1984
21
C
25.8
-0.5
0.6
-0.3
 
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1985
22
1B
22.4
-0.5
6.7
0.9
 
0.1
-0.4
0.5
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1987
23
3B
23.6
-0.6
5.3
-2.3
 
-0.1
-0.5
-0.6
0.4
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1984
24
RP
22.8
-0.6
0.0
-1.0
 
-0.2
-0.4
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
2
1987
25
RP
25.6
-1.2
1.7
-1.6
 
-1.6
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
3
1985
26
RP
25.0
-1.5
0.0
-0.7
 
-1.3
-0.1
 
Draft (Amateur)
6
4
1984
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James