1988 California Angels season

1988 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Mike Port
Manager(s) Cookie Rojas, Moose Stubing
Local television KTLA
(Joe Torre, Bob Starr)
Z Channel
(Joe Torre, Joel Meyers)
Local radio KMPC
(Ken Brett, Al Conin)
XPRS
(Ruben Valentin, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The California Angels 1988 season involved the Angels finishing 4th in the American League West with a record of 75 wins and 87 losses.

Offseason

  • September 23, 1987: Doug DeCinces was released by the California Angels.[1]
  • October 30, 1987: Don Sutton was released by the California Angels.[2]
  • December 1, 1987: Chili Davis signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[3]
  • December 3, 1987: Greg Minton was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[4]

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 10458 0.642 54–27 50–31
Minnesota Twins 9171 0.562 13 47–34 44–37
Kansas City Royals 8477 0.522 19½ 44–36 40–41
California Angels 7587 0.463 29 35–46 40–41
Chicago White Sox 7190 0.441 32½ 40–41 31–49
Texas Rangers 7091 0.435 33½ 38–43 32–48
Seattle Mariners 6893 0.422 35½ 37–44 31–49

Record vs. opponents

1988 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 4–95–74–74–95–80–124–93–93–104–87–56–65–8
Boston 9–48–47–58–56–76–610–37–59–43–96–68–42–11
California 7–54–89–48–45–75–83–94–96–64–96–78–56–6
Chicago 7–45–74–93–93–97–66–64–93–95–89–48–57–5
Cleveland 9–45–84–89–34–96–69–45–76–74–85–76–66–7
Detroit 8–57–67–59–39–48–45–81–118–54–89–38–45–8
Kansas City 12–06–68–56–76–64–83–97–66–68–57–57–64–8
Milwaukee 9–43–109–36–64–98–59–37–56–73–98–48–47–6
Minnesota 9–35–79–49–47–511–16–75–73–95–88–57–67–5
New York 10–34–96–69–37–65–86–67–69–36–65–75–66–7
Oakland 8–49–39–48–58–48–45–89–38–56–69–48–59–3
Seattle 5–76–67–64–97–53–95–74–85–87–54–96–75–7
Texas 6–64–85–85–86–64–86–74–86–76–55–87–66–6
Toronto 8–511–26–65–77–68–58–46–75–77–63–97–56–6

Notable Transactions

  • May 9, 1988: Bill Buckner was released by the California Angels.[6]
  • June 1, 1988: Jim Abbott was drafted by the California Angels in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1988 amateur draft. Player signed August 3, 1988.[7]

Roster

1988 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Tom Kotchman
AA Midland Angels Texas League Mako Oliveras
A Palm Springs Angels California League Bill Lachemann
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Eddie Rodríguez
A-Short Season Bend Bucks Northwest League Don Long

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References

Preceded by
1987
California Angels seasons
1988
Succeeded by
1989
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