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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
4
0
DET
@BOS
5
3
KCA
@NYY
0
2
KCA
@NYY
4
5
CHW
@WSH
6
5
BRO
@CHC
3
2
BRO
@CHC
2
1
PHI
@CIN
5
6
 
(11)
PIT
@MLN
2
4
NYG
@STL
1
5
Wednesday, July 31, 1957,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 7,724, Time of Game: 2:18
Indians
4
50-49
 Won 2 
4th, 15 GB
at Orioles
0
46-53
 Lost 4 
6th, 19 GB
W: Ray Narleski (8-1)
L: Ray Moore (7-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  1  0   1  1  0   0  0  1    4 11  1
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Larry Raines 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256 .309 .361 .670 -0.035 0.73 0.000 -0.035 -0.3 0 0
   George Strickland PH-3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .220 .302 .313 .615 -0.053 0.64 0.000 -0.053 -1.1 1 2
Al Smith CF-LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .246 .349 .370 .720 0.003 0.41 0.038 -0.035 0.7 2 0 2·2B
Gene Woodling LF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .335 .425 .518 .943 0.111 0.44 0.117 -0.006 0.9 3 1 HR
   Roger Maris CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .351 .419 .770 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Vic Wertz 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .308 .400 .491 .891 -0.059 0.77 0.016 -0.075 -0.2 6 0 2B
   Joe Altobelli PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .255 .283 .538 -0.021 0.27 0.000 -0.021 -0.8 1 0 CS
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .264 .363 .494 .857 -0.052 0.53 0.000 -0.052 -0.6 3 0
Bobby Avila 2B 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .277 .337 .375 .711 0.141 0.66 0.150 -0.009 1.3 4 2 3B,2B
Hal Naragon C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .195 .284 .221 .505 0.006 0.59 0.035 -0.029 -0.2 6 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .270 .339 .386 .725 0.103 0.64 0.113 -0.009 1.4 1 2
Ray Narleski P 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .167 .333 .500 -0.051 0.67 0.000 -0.051 -0.9 0 0 2·SH
Team Totals 36 4 11 3 1 6 39 .306 .324 .556 .880 0.093 0.59 0.469 -0.375 0.1 27 7
2B: A Smith 2 (17, 1 off K Lehman, 1 off R Moore); V Wertz (17, off K Lehman); B Avila (11, off K Lehman).
3B: B Avila (3, off R Moore).
HR: G Woodling (9, off R Moore, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: R Narleski 2 (4, 1 off K Lehman, 1 off R Moore).
TB: B Avila 6; G Woodling 6; A Smith 4; V Wertz 2; C Carrasquel; H Naragon.
RBI: C Carrasquel (39); A Smith (32); G Woodling (42).
2-out RBI: A Smith.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Strickland-B Avila-V Wertz.
E: J Altobelli (1).
Outfield Assists: G Woodling (G Triandos at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: J Altobelli (2, 3rd base by K Lehman/G Triandos).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Gardner 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .271 .340 .367 .707 -0.070 1.10 0.036 -0.106 -0.6 2 2
Bob Boyd 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .328 .405 .430 .835 0.029 1.18 0.108 -0.079 0.4 5 2 2B
Al Pilarcik RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .270 .365 .363 .727 -0.070 0.82 0.015 -0.085 -0.7 3 0
Tito Francona CF 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .215 .298 .359 .657 0.067 1.03 0.080 -0.013 0.6 4 0 IW
Joe Durham LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .207 .286 .299 .585 -0.155 1.72 0.012 -0.167 -1.4 2 0
George Kell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .333 .396 .730 -0.126 1.51 0.025 -0.151 -1.2 2 1 GDP
Gus Triandos C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .269 .328 .439 .767 -0.040 1.12 0.046 -0.086 -0.4 6 1
Willy Miranda SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .179 .227 .196 .423 -0.042 1.01 0.016 -0.058 -0.4 2 2
   Bob Nieman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .352 .426 .778 -0.009 0.36 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
Ray Moore P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .246 .246 .415 .662 -0.038 0.72 0.000 -0.038 -0.3 1 1
   Joe Ginsberg PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .307 .376 .436 .812 0.050 1.30 0.050 0.000 0.4
   Jim Brideweser PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .389 .382 .771 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Ken Lehman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .333 .231 .564 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 5 6 37 .188 .297 .219 .516 -0.408 1.09 0.388 -0.796 -3.9 27 9
2B: B Boyd (13, off R Narleski).
IBB: T Francona (2, by R Narleski).
TB: B Boyd 2; G Kell; J Durham; B Gardner; A Pilarcik; W Miranda.
GIDP: G Kell (7).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
E: T Francona (1).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Narleski, W (8-1) 9 6 0 0 5 6 0 2.30 37 76 0.407 1.09 3.9
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 5 6 0 0.00 37 76 0.407 1.09 3.9

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Moore, L (7-8) 7 8 3 3 0 5 1 3.43 30 54 -0.091 0.72 0.0
Ken Lehman 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 1.83 9 0 0 -0.002 0.17 -0.1
Team Totals 9 11 4 4 1 6 1 4.00 39 54 0 0 -0.093 0.59 -0.1
Balks: None.
WP: R Moore (7).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Narleski (5; T Francona).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McKinley, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Frank Tabacchi.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 7,724.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Baltimore Orioles
1 Larry Raines 3B 1 Billy Gardner 2B
2 Al Smith CF 2 Bob Boyd 1B
3 Gene Woodling LF 3 Al Pilarcik RF
4 Vic Wertz 1B 4 Tito Francona CF
5 Rocky Colavito RF 5 Joe Durham LF
6 Bobby Avila 2B 6 George Kell 3B
7 Hal Naragon C 7 Gus Triandos C
8 Chico Carrasquel SS 8 Willy Miranda SS
9 Ray Narleski P 9 Ray Moore P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 1-- BAL B. Boyd R. Narleski -11% 31% Double to RF; Gardner to 3B
t4 1-0 1 12- R CLE C. Carrasquel R. Moore 10% 78% Fielder's Choice ; Naragon to 2B; Avila Scores
t5 2-0 1 --- R CLE G. Woodling R. Moore 9% 85% Home Run
t2 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Avila R. Moore 8% 55% Triple (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 1 123 O BAL J. Durham R. Narleski 7% 43% Strikeout

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 L. Raines R. Moore -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE A. Smith R. Moore -1% 46% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- CLE G. Woodling R. Moore 1% 48% Single (CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE V. Wertz R. Moore -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BAL B. Gardner R. Narleski -4% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- BAL B. Boyd R. Narleski -11% 31% Double to RF; Gardner to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -23 O BAL A. Pilarcik R. Narleski 5% 36% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 -23 BAL T. Francona R. Narleski -1% 35% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 O BAL J. Durham R. Narleski 7% 43% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 123 O BAL G. Kell R. Narleski 7% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito R. Moore -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Avila R. Moore 8% 55% Triple (CF-RF)
t2 0-0 1 --3 R CLE H. Naragon R. Moore 4% 60% Wild Pitch; Avila Scores
t2 1-0 1 --- O CLE H. Naragon R. Moore -1% 58% Flyball: RF
t2 1-0 2 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel R. Moore -1% 57% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 7-8-9
b2 0-1 0 --- O BAL G. Triandos R. Narleski 2% 60% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- O BAL W. Miranda R. Narleski 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O BAL R. Moore R. Narleski 1% 63% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O CLE R. Narleski R. Moore -2% 60% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O CLE L. Raines R. Moore -1% 59% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 --- CLE A. Smith R. Moore 2% 61% Double to CF
t3 1-0 2 -2- CLE G. Woodling R. Moore 1% 63% Single to 2B; Smith to 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 O CLE V. Wertz R. Moore -5% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner R. Narleski 3% 61% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 1 --- O BAL B. Boyd R. Narleski 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- BAL A. Pilarcik R. Narleski -2% 61% Single to CF
b3 0-1 2 1-- BAL T. Francona R. Narleski -2% 59% Walk; Pilarcik to 2B
b3 0-1 2 12- O BAL J. Durham R. Narleski 5% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito R. Moore -2% 62% Flyball: LF
t4 1-0 1 --- CLE B. Avila R. Moore 2% 64% Single to CF
t4 1-0 1 1-- CLE H. Naragon R. Moore 3% 68% Single (CF-RF); Avila to 2B
t4 1-0 1 12- R CLE C. Carrasquel R. Moore 10% 78% Fielder's Choice ; Naragon to 2B; Avila Scores
t4 2-0 1 12- O CLE R. Narleski R. Moore -2% 76% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Carrasquel to 2B; Naragon to 3B
George Strickland pinch hits for Larry Raines (3B) batting 1st
t4 2-0 2 -23 O CLE G. Strickland R. Moore -4% 72% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 6-7-8
George Strickland moves from PH to 3B
b4 0-2 0 --- O BAL G. Kell R. Narleski 3% 74% Flyball: SS
b4 0-2 1 --- O BAL G. Triandos R. Narleski 2% 76% Flyball: LF
b4 0-2 2 --- BAL W. Miranda R. Narleski -2% 75% Single to LF
b4 0-2 2 1-- O BAL R. Moore R. Narleski 3% 77% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 2-3-4
t5 2-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith R. Moore -2% 76% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 1 --- R CLE G. Woodling R. Moore 9% 85% Home Run
t5 3-0 1 --- O CLE V. Wertz R. Moore -1% 84% Flyball: RF
t5 3-0 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito R. Moore -0% 84% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 1-2-3
b5 0-3 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner R. Narleski 2% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 1 --- O BAL B. Boyd R. Narleski 1% 88% Flyball: 2B
b5 0-3 2 --- O BAL A. Pilarcik R. Narleski 1% 88% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 6-7-8
t6 3-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila R. Moore -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-0 1 --- O CLE H. Naragon R. Moore -1% 87% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 3-0 2 --- CLE C. Carrasquel R. Moore 0% 87% Single to LF
t6 3-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Narleski R. Moore -1% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 4-5-6
b6 0-3 0 --- BAL T. Francona R. Narleski -4% 82% Walk
b6 0-3 0 1-- O BAL J. Durham R. Narleski 4% 86% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 0-3 1 1-- OO BAL G. Kell R. Narleski 5% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 1-2-3
t7 3-0 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland R. Moore -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t7 3-0 1 --- O CLE A. Smith R. Moore -1% 90% Flyball: SS
t7 3-0 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling R. Moore -0% 90% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 7-8-9
b7 0-3 0 --- BAL G. Triandos R. Narleski -5% 85% Walk
b7 0-3 0 1-- O BAL W. Miranda R. Narleski 4% 89% Groundout: LF-2B/Forceout at 2B
Joe Ginsberg pinch hits for Ray Moore (P) batting 9th
b7 0-3 1 1-- BAL J. Ginsberg R. Narleski -5% 84% Walk; Miranda to 2B
Jim Brideweser pinch runs for Joe Ginsberg (PH) batting 9th
b7 0-3 1 12- O BAL B. Gardner R. Narleski 6% 90% Strikeout
b7 0-3 2 12- O BAL B. Boyd R. Narleski 5% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Orioles' Ken Lehman facing 4-5-6
Ken Lehman replaces Jim Brideweser (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-0 0 --- CLE V. Wertz K. Lehman 2% 96% Double (LF-CF)
Joe Altobelli pinch runs for Vic Wertz (1B) batting 4th
t8 3-0 0 -2- O CLE R. Colavito K. Lehman -2% 94% Altobelli Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t8 3-0 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito K. Lehman -0% 93% Strikeout
t8 3-0 2 --- CLE B. Avila K. Lehman 1% 94% Double to CF; Avila to 3B/Adv on E8 (throw)
t8 3-0 2 --3 O CLE H. Naragon K. Lehman -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 3-4-5
Joe Altobelli moves from PR to 1B
b8 0-3 0 --- O BAL A. Pilarcik R. Narleski 2% 95% Flyball: LF
b8 0-3 1 --- O BAL T. Francona R. Narleski 1% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 0-3 2 --- BAL J. Durham R. Narleski 0% 97% E3 on Foul Ball
b8 0-3 2 --- BAL J. Durham R. Narleski -1% 95% Single to LF
b8 0-3 2 1-- BAL G. Kell R. Narleski -3% 93% Single to SS; Durham to 2B
b8 0-3 2 12- O BAL G. Triandos R. Narleski 4% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Orioles 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Orioles' Ken Lehman facing 8-9-1
t9 3-0 0 --- CLE C. Carrasquel K. Lehman 0% 98% Walk
t9 3-0 0 1-- O CLE R. Narleski K. Lehman -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Carrasquel to 2B
t9 3-0 1 -2- O CLE G. Strickland K. Lehman -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B; Carrasquel to 3B
t9 3-0 2 --3 R CLE A. Smith K. Lehman 2% 99% Double to RF; Carrasquel Scores
t9 4-0 2 -2- O CLE G. Woodling K. Lehman -0% 99% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 8-9-1
Al Smith moves from CF to LF
Roger Maris replaces Gene Woodling (LF) playing CF batting 3rd
Bob Nieman pinch hits for Willy Miranda (SS) batting 8th
b9 0-4 0 --- O BAL B. Nieman R. Narleski 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-4 1 --- O BAL K. Lehman R. Narleski 0% 100% Lineout: RF
b9 0-4 2 --- O BAL B. Gardner R. Narleski 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Orioles 0.

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