1988 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1988 Season


1987 / 1989

Top Hitter


Wade
Boggs

Top Pitcher


Mark
Gubicza

1988 World Series








Defeated
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(As of March 1, 1988)





Glossary
                1988 1989 1990 1991 1992
# Top Prospect
1
35
343.6
147.9
9.3
186.2
0.2
0.0
.435
4.7
.512
8.1
.512
3.3
.525
8.8
.475 Kevin Brown
2
40
268.3
113.4
0.5
164.6
-10.1
3.4
.500
2.4
.500
11.0
.525
12.7
.441
19.3
.537 Randy Johnson
3
26
259.3
179.6
11.5
60.7
7.5
0.9
.422
10.2
.451
19.3
.475
19.6
.512
16.7
.395 Ken Griffey
4
48
250.7
76.6
-6.7
183.1
-2.4
0.3
.537
4.9
.549
15.4
.531
17.9
.562
14.5
.593 David Wells
5
31
237.8
123.8
10.1
114.7
-10.9
3.7
.338
5.5
.394
10.0
.401
16.6
.580
20.5
.605 John Smoltz
6
36
227.2
177.3
-10.4
57.5
2.8
2.7
.528
8.2
.460
14.2
.414
5.7
.438
12.6
.469 Bernie Williams
7
29
196.2
134.7
-5.0
46.5
20.0
3.6
.516
5.2
.549
9.1
.463
15.1
.519
28.5
.506 Roberto Alomar
8
31
183.2
65.2
-9.7
126.9
0.7
0.3
.522
8.3
.568
10.4
.466
17.6
.506
14.2
.444 Kevin Appier
9
31
172.9
194.7
-25.4
29.5
-25.9
3.6
.537
2.4
.500
5.1
.457
10.2
.512
16.3
.568 Gary Sheffield
10
26
158.5
100.0
4.9
51.1
2.5
-4.2
.469
-2.1
.531
5.8
.432
11.4
.519
23.7
.512 Ray Lankford
11
25
142.3
64.9
-1.4
81.4
-2.6
2.3
.549
2.0
.512
5.9
.543
8.3
.519
13.3
.451 Curt Schilling
12
32
125.6
53.6
-13.5
71.9
13.6
-0.6
.584
5.1
.481
3.3
.531
6.9
.574
3.9
.389 Ramon Martinez
13
33
123.5
79.4
2.3
40.5
1.4
7.7
.540
4.5
.463
18.6
.562
10.2
.457
4.1
.556 Reggie Sanders
14
28
111.7
44.1
16.8
36.3
14.4
6.0
.642
2.9
.611
7.2
.636
8.3
.519
12.3
.593 Mike Bordick
15
33
106.6
75.8
17.3
16.6
-3.1
4.4
.475
9.7
.574
8.9
.475
8.8
.481
6.5
.481 Mark Grace
16
35
106.2
87.1
1.2
27.9
-9.8
-0.2
.531
1.3
.457
7.6
.586
5.6
.605
5.4
.593 Moises Alou
17
25
105.1
69.6
-3.4
41.2
-2.4
2.0
.335
5.4
.537
0.1
.472
11.6
.414
8.3
.549 Steve Finley
18
40
103.5
44.9
-10.6
60.5
8.6
2.9
.625
3.2
.537
9.9
.562
12.6
.478
10.1
.444 Kevin Tapani
19
33
95.2
24.7
8.2
56.3
6.0
-1.6
.441
3.8
.429
6.9
.580
14.5
.537
16.8
.531 Lance Johnson
20
31
90.4
-1.8
16.6
66.1
9.5
-0.3
.512
-0.4
.568
8.6
.525
6.9
.463
5.9
.444 John Burkett
21
27
83.9
47.2
4.2
22.7
9.8
-0.2
.543
-2.5
.364
1.5
.488
5.0
.519
10.5
.463 Travis Fryman
22
29
83.7
78.0
-19.0
17.2
7.5
0.9
.506
1.9
.531
0.7
.463
-0.4
.401
0.9
.500 Craig Biggio
23
25
77.6
64.4
-8.0
25.6
-4.4
0.8
.481
0.9
.451
-2.4
.475
5.9
.352
4.8
.469 Albert Belle
24
32
54.2
6.9
-3.5
52.5
-1.6
1.0
.404
3.1
.414
1.3
.475
6.4
.481
2.1
.432 Andy Ashby
25
26
52.5
46.4
-13.4
35.8
-16.4
1.4
.463
1.4
.562
2.6
.494
1.4
.500
7.5
.444 Roberto Hernandez
26
18
42.1
5.6
5.3
24.1
7.2
0.3
.562
1.1
.494
5.0
.457
1.9
.586
4.3
.556 Jeff Reboulet
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Key

World Series Champion

League Champion

Division Champion

Wild Card Winner
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