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1988 Texas Rangers season

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1988 Texas Rangers season

The Texas Rangers 1988 season involved the Rangers finishing 6th in the American League west with a record of 80 wins and 91 losses.


  • December 13, 1987: Barbaro Garbey was signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.[1]
  • December 21, 1987: Greg A. Harris was released by the Texas Rangers.[2]
  • March 25, 1988: Mike Loynd was traded by the Rangers to the Houston Astros for Robbie Wine.[3]

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Oakland Athletics 104 58 .642 --
Minnesota Twins 91 71 .562 13
Kansas City Royals 84 77 .522 19½
California Angels 75 87 .463 29
Chicago White Sox 71 90 .441 32½
Texas Rangers 70 91 .435 33½
Seattle Mariners 68 93 .422 35½

Notable transactions


1988 Texas Rangers roster
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
RF Rubén Sierra 156 615 156 .254 23 91

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jerry Browne 73 214 49 .229 1 17


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Guy Hoffman 11 0 0 0 5.24 9

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Toby Harrah
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Jim Skaalen
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Bobby Jones
A Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League Orlando Gómez
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Chino Cadahia
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Bump Wills



  • 1988 Texas Rangers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1988 Texas Rangers team page at

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