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Standings
CLE
@BAL
4
3
CLE
@BAL
4
3
 
(10)
DET
@BOS
3
9
CHW
@WSH
5
6
PIT
@CIN
4
3
PHI
@MLN
8
5
 
(15)
BRO
@STL
6
13
Saturday, July 21, 1956,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:30
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Indians
4
48-37
 Won 1 
2nd, 10 GB
at Orioles
3
40-46
 Lost 2 
5th, 19½ GB
W: Bob Lemon (12-7)
L: Don Ferrarese (4-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  2   0  2  0    4 11  0
Orioles         1  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  0    3  8  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Avila 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .227 .335 .314 .649 0.007 0.84 0.067 -0.060 0.1 0 4
Gene Woodling LF-RF 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .294 .423 .422 .845 0.161 1.31 0.218 -0.057 0.7 1 0
Vic Wertz 1B 4 1 2 3 0 1 4 .294 .388 .548 .937 0.536 1.96 0.572 -0.036 2.3 17 0 HR
Al Rosen 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .296 .396 .494 .890 -0.162 1.32 0.000 -0.162 -1.3 0 2
Preston Ward RF 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .286 .372 .467 .839 0.051 0.56 0.051 0.000 0.5 1 0 2B
   Sam Mele PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .369 .487 .856 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dale Mitchell PH-LF 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .143 .314 .143 .457 0.003 1.88 0.018 -0.016 -0.1 0 0
Jim Busby CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .232 .293 .371 .664 0.034 1.06 0.081 -0.047 0.2 5 0
Hal Naragon C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .328 .403 .463 .865 -0.058 2.03 0.049 -0.106 -0.4 2 0
   Jim Hegan C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .236 .326 .358 .684 -0.015 0.62 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 0 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .244 .326 .317 .642 -0.214 1.58 0.000 -0.214 -1.7 1 5
Bob Lemon P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .207 .281 .414 .695 -0.060 0.77 0.008 -0.068 -0.4 0 5
Team Totals 37 4 11 4 1 4 38 .297 .316 .405 .721 0.283 1.29 1.064 -0.781 -0.3 27 16
2B: P Ward (8, off R Moore).
HR: V Wertz (22, off D Ferrarese, 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: V Wertz 5; P Ward 3; G Woodling 2; J Busby 2; B Avila; B Lemon; H Naragon.
RBI: V Wertz 3 (71); D Mitchell (6).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 8.

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Williams CF-RF-2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .264 .309 .473 .782 -0.112 0.89 0.000 -0.112 -0.9 2 0
Bob Hale 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .262 .304 .339 .643 0.069 0.49 0.108 -0.038 0.5 6 1 HR
   Jim Pyburn CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .282 .316 .599 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
George Kell 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .328 .390 .466 .856 0.014 0.34 0.030 -0.016 0.1 1 2 2B
Bob Nieman LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .328 .415 .526 .941 0.103 1.37 0.165 -0.062 1.3 4 0
Tito Francona RF-1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .246 .336 .346 .682 0.083 1.47 0.181 -0.097 0.4 1 1 2B
Gus Triandos C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .285 .362 .439 .801 -0.037 0.90 0.036 -0.073 -0.8 5 0
Billy Gardner 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .210 .256 .330 .586 -0.056 0.71 0.000 -0.056 -0.7 2 4
   Joe Frazier PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .373 .435 .809 -0.067 2.40 0.000 -0.067 -0.2 0 0
Willy Miranda SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .231 .298 .288 .586 -0.080 1.30 0.015 -0.094 -0.1 3 0 IW
Ray Moore P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .306 .342 .444 .787 -0.035 0.68 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 0 0
   Morrie Martin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Zuverink P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .067 .125 .067 .192 -0.039 1.54 0.000 -0.039 -0.4 0 0
   Don Ferrarese P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .153 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
   Hoot Evers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .404 .337 .741 -0.062 2.55 0.000 -0.062 -0.2
Team Totals 35 3 8 3 2 2 37 .229 .270 .371 .642 -0.219 1.02 0.535 -0.751 -1.3 27 8
2B: G Kell (16, off B Lemon); T Francona (6, off B Lemon).
HR: B Hale (1, off B Lemon, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
IBB: W Miranda (3, by B Lemon).
TB: B Hale 4; G Kell 3; B Nieman 3; T Francona 2; W Miranda.
RBI: B Nieman (46); B Hale (18); T Francona (31).
2-out RBI: B Nieman; B Hale.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Gardner-B Hale.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Lemon, W (12-7) 9 8 3 3 2 2 1 3.77 37 59 0.218 1.02 1.3
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 2 2 1 3.00 37 59 0.218 1.02 1.3

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Moore 5 6 2 2 0 3 0 4.84 20 50 0.084 1.09 1.0
Morrie Martin, H (2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 2 2 1 -0.050 2.80 -0.3
George Zuverink, BS (2) 1.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.78 7 2 1 0.023 1.86 0.3
Don Ferrarese, BS (3), L (4-7) 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 4.86 9 1 1 -0.338 0.97 -0.7
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 1 4 1 4.00 38 50 5 3 -0.281 1.29 0.3
R Moore faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
G Zuverink faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Lemon (1; W Miranda).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Baltimore Orioles
1 Bobby Avila 2B 1 Dick Williams CF
2 Gene Woodling LF 2 Bob Hale 1B
3 Vic Wertz 1B 3 George Kell 3B
4 Al Rosen 3B 4 Bob Nieman LF
5 Preston Ward RF 5 Tito Francona RF
6 Jim Busby CF 6 Gus Triandos C
7 Hal Naragon C 7 Billy Gardner 2B
8 Chico Carrasquel SS 8 Willy Miranda SS
9 Bob Lemon P 9 Ray Moore P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-3 0 1-- RR CLE V. Wertz D. Ferrarese 42% 75% Home Run; Woodling Scores
b6 2-2 0 1-- R BAL T. Francona B. Lemon -18% 19% Double to LF; Nieman Scores
t6 0-2 0 1-3 R CLE V. Wertz M. Martin 15% 54% Single to RF; Avila Scores; Woodling to 3B
t6 0-2 0 1-- CLE G. Woodling R. Moore 13% 39% Single to RF; Avila to 3B
b3 1-0 2 --- R BAL B. Hale B. Lemon -11% 25% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila R. Moore -2% 48% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling R. Moore -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz R. Moore -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. Williams B. Lemon 2% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BAL B. Hale B. Lemon 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- BAL G. Kell B. Lemon -2% 47% Double to LF
b1 0-0 2 -2- R BAL B. Nieman B. Lemon -10% 37% Single to LF; Kell Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O BAL T. Francona B. Lemon 2% 39% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen R. Moore -2% 37% Flyball: SS
t2 0-1 1 --- CLE P. Ward R. Moore 3% 39% Single to RF
t2 0-1 1 1-- CLE J. Busby R. Moore 4% 43% Single to LF; Ward to 2B
t2 0-1 1 12- O CLE H. Naragon R. Moore -3% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B; Ward to 3B; Busby to 2B
t2 0-1 2 -23 O CLE C. Carrasquel R. Moore -6% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O BAL G. Triandos B. Lemon 2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O BAL B. Gardner B. Lemon 1% 37% Groundout: P-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon 1% 38% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE B. Lemon R. Moore -3% 36% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 1 --- O CLE B. Avila R. Moore -2% 34% Flyball: LF
t3 0-1 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling R. Moore -1% 33% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O BAL R. Moore B. Lemon 2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O BAL D. Williams B. Lemon 1% 36% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- R BAL B. Hale B. Lemon -11% 25% Home Run
b3 2-0 2 --- BAL G. Kell B. Lemon -1% 24% Single to CF
b3 2-0 2 1-- BAL B. Nieman B. Lemon -2% 23% Single to RF; Kell to 3B
b3 2-0 2 1-3 O BAL T. Francona B. Lemon 3% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz R. Moore -3% 23% Flyball: LF
t4 0-2 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen R. Moore -2% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- CLE P. Ward R. Moore 2% 24% Double to RF
t4 0-2 2 -2- O CLE J. Busby R. Moore -4% 21% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- O BAL G. Triandos B. Lemon 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- O BAL B. Gardner B. Lemon 1% 23% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-0 2 --- BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon -1% 22% Single to CF
b4 2-0 2 1-- O BAL R. Moore B. Lemon 2% 24% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- CLE H. Naragon R. Moore 5% 29% Single to LF
t5 0-2 0 1-- OO CLE C. Carrasquel R. Moore -10% 19% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O CLE B. Lemon R. Moore -1% 18% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b5 2-0 0 --- O BAL D. Williams B. Lemon 1% 19% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- O BAL B. Hale B. Lemon 1% 20% Flyball: CF
b5 2-0 2 --- O BAL G. Kell B. Lemon 1% 21% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- CLE B. Avila R. Moore 5% 26% Single (LF-CF)
t6 0-2 0 1-- CLE G. Woodling R. Moore 13% 39% Single to RF; Avila to 3B
Morrie Martin replaces Ray Moore pitching and batting 9th
t6 0-2 0 1-3 R CLE V. Wertz M. Martin 15% 54% Single to RF; Avila Scores; Woodling to 3B
t6 1-2 0 1-3 O CLE A. Rosen M. Martin -10% 44% Flyball: 2B
George Zuverink replaces Morrie Martin pitching and batting 9th
Dale Mitchell pinch hits for Sam Mele batting 5th
Sam Mele pinch hits for Preston Ward (RF) batting 5th
t6 1-2 1 1-3 RO CLE D. Mitchell G. Zuverink 2% 46% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Woodling Scores
t6 2-2 2 1-- CLE J. Busby G. Zuverink 4% 50% Single to CF; Mitchell to 3B
t6 2-2 2 1-3 O CLE H. Naragon G. Zuverink -8% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
Dale Mitchell moves from PH to LF
Gene Woodling moves from LF to RF
b6 2-2 0 --- BAL B. Nieman B. Lemon -5% 38% Single to CF
b6 2-2 0 1-- R BAL T. Francona B. Lemon -18% 19% Double to LF; Nieman Scores
b6 3-2 0 -2- O BAL G. Triandos B. Lemon 4% 23% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-2 1 -2- O BAL B. Gardner B. Lemon 3% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-2 2 -2- BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon -1% 26% Intentional Walk
b6 3-2 2 12- O BAL G. Zuverink B. Lemon 4% 30% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Orioles' George Zuverink facing 8-9-1
t7 2-3 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel G. Zuverink -4% 25% Flyball: RF
t7 2-3 1 --- O CLE B. Lemon G. Zuverink -3% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-3 2 --- O CLE B. Avila G. Zuverink -2% 20% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b7 3-2 0 --- O BAL D. Williams B. Lemon 2% 22% Flyball: CF
b7 3-2 1 --- O BAL B. Hale B. Lemon 1% 24% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 3-2 2 --- O BAL G. Kell B. Lemon 1% 25% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Orioles' George Zuverink facing 2-3-4
Tito Francona moves from RF to 1B
Jim Pyburn replaces Bob Hale (1B) playing CF batting 2nd
Dick Williams moves from CF to RF
t8 2-3 0 --- CLE G. Woodling G. Zuverink 9% 33% Single to LF
Don Ferrarese replaces George Zuverink pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-3 0 1-- RR CLE V. Wertz D. Ferrarese 42% 75% Home Run; Woodling Scores
t8 4-3 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen D. Ferrarese -2% 73% Flyball: CF
t8 4-3 1 --- O CLE D. Mitchell D. Ferrarese -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-P
t8 4-3 2 --- O CLE J. Busby D. Ferrarese -1% 71% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
Jim Hegan replaces Hal Naragon playing C batting 7th
b8 3-4 0 --- O BAL B. Nieman B. Lemon 6% 77% Flyball: CF
b8 3-4 1 --- O BAL T. Francona B. Lemon 4% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 3-4 2 --- BAL G. Triandos B. Lemon -4% 78% Walk
Joe Frazier pinch hits for Billy Gardner (2B) batting 7th
b8 3-4 2 1-- O BAL J. Frazier B. Lemon 7% 84% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Orioles 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 7-8-9
Dick Williams moves from RF to 2B
Joe Frazier moves from PH to RF
t9 4-3 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan D. Ferrarese -2% 83% Strikeout
t9 4-3 1 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel D. Ferrarese -1% 82% Flyball: SS
t9 4-3 2 --- CLE B. Lemon D. Ferrarese 1% 83% Single to RF
t9 4-3 2 1-- CLE B. Avila D. Ferrarese 1% 84% Walk; Lemon to 2B
t9 4-3 2 12- O CLE G. Woodling D. Ferrarese -3% 81% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 8-9-1
b9 3-4 0 --- O BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon 9% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
Hoot Evers pinch hits for Don Ferrarese (P) batting 9th
b9 3-4 1 --- O BAL H. Evers B. Lemon 6% 96% Groundout: P-1B
b9 3-4 2 --- O BAL D. Williams B. Lemon 4% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Orioles 3.

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