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Standings
WSH
@BAL
3
4
NYY
@BOS
0
4
DET
@CHW
5
6
KCA
@CLE
3
4
PHI
@CIN
5
1
CHC
@LAD
9
4
PIT
@MLN
2
2
STL
@SFG
4
1
Friday, April 17, 1959,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 11,680, Time of Game: 2:31
Senators
3
2-3
 Lost 1 
5th, 3 GB
at Orioles
4
2-3
 Won 2 
5th, 3 GB
W: Milt Pappas (1-0)
L: Dick Hyde (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  6  0
Orioles         1  0  0   0  0  2   0  1  X    4  7  1

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Reno Bertoia 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .421 .522 .789 1.311 -0.024 1.18 0.036 -0.060 -0.3 1 3
Albie Pearson CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .111 .273 .111 .384 -0.154 1.30 0.009 -0.163 -1.0 5 0
Bob Allison RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .350 .381 .550 .931 -0.106 1.22 0.026 -0.132 -0.6 1 0 2B,GDP
Roy Sievers LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .158 .261 .263 .524 -0.122 1.16 0.000 -0.122 -1.1 1 0
Norm Zauchin 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .368 .429 .789 1.218 0.023 1.03 0.072 -0.049 0.4 8 0
Jay Porter C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.063 0.95 0.017 -0.080 -0.5 7 1
Harmon Killebrew 3B 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .176 .211 .353 .563 -0.010 0.81 0.031 -0.041 -0.3 1 2 SB
   Clint Courtney PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.071 2.83 0.000 -0.071 -0.2
Ken Aspromonte SS 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .222 .364 .222 .586 -0.026 1.25 0.017 -0.043 -0.4 0 1
   Julio Becquer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.050 2.06 0.000 -0.050 -0.2
Bill Fischer P 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.260 1.94 0.277 -0.017 2.3 0 3
   Herb Plews PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.122 1.86 0.122 0.000 0.6
   Dick Hyde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jim Lemon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.035 1.37 0.000 -0.035 -0.1
Team Totals 32 3 6 2 4 8 36 .188 .278 .219 .497 -0.256 1.26 0.607 -0.863 -1.3 24 11
2B: B Allison (1, off M Pappas).
TB: B Allison 2; N Zauchin; H Plews; J Porter; B Fischer; A Pearson.
GIDP: B Allison (2).
RBI: B Fischer 2 (2).
2-out RBI: B Fischer 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: H Killebrew (2, 2nd base off M Pappas/G Triandos).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chico Carrasquel SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .133 .188 .133 .321 -0.102 1.28 0.000 -0.102 -0.8 0 3
Bob Hale 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.112 1.04 0.000 -0.112 -0.9 10 0
   Whitey Lockman 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .750 .500 1.250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Willie Tasby CF 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .400 .429 .550 .979 0.016 1.15 0.076 -0.060 0.0 1 0
Bob Nieman LF 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 .375 .643 .875 1.518 0.105 1.24 0.151 -0.047 0.4 1 0 CS
   Lenny Green LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Gus Triandos C 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .333 .450 .667 1.117 0.249 1.73 0.260 -0.011 1.8 8 0 2B,SH
Al Pilarcik RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .231 .286 .462 .747 -0.189 2.14 0.000 -0.189 -1.3 1 0 IW
Jim Finigan 3B 3 0 2 2 0 0 3 .571 .500 .714 1.214 0.290 1.66 0.309 -0.019 1.9 0 2
   Gene Woodling PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .500 .455 .700 1.155 0.099 4.75 0.099 0.000 -0.1 SF
   Brooks Robinson 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .111 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Billy Gardner 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .133 .188 .267 .454 0.018 1.14 0.065 -0.047 0.3 3 4
Milt Pappas P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.130 1.68 0.000 -0.130 -1.0 0 3
Team Totals 28 4 7 4 4 6 34 .250 .333 .286 .619 0.244 1.54 0.960 -0.717 0.2 27 12
2B: G Triandos (2, off B Fischer).
SF: G Woodling (1, off D Hyde).
SH: G Triandos (1, off D Hyde).
IBB: A Pilarcik (1, by D Hyde).
TB: G Triandos 3; J Finigan 2; B Nieman; B Gardner; W Tasby.
RBI: J Finigan 2 (4); G Woodling (2); G Triandos (4).
2-out RBI: J Finigan 2; G Triandos.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Carrasquel-B Gardner-B Hale.
E: W Tasby (2).
Baserunning
CS: B Nieman (1, Home by D Hyde/J Porter).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Fischer 6 7 3 3 1 4 0 4.50 26 49 -0.088 1.30 -0.2
Dick Hyde, L (0-1) 2 0 1 1 3 2 0 3.00 8 0 0 -0.155 2.22 -0.1
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 4 6 0 4.50 34 49 0 0 -0.243 1.54 -0.2

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Pappas, W (1-0) 9 6 3 2 4 8 0 2.00 36 69 0.257 1.26 1.3
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 4 8 0 2.00 36 69 0.257 1.26 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: M Pappas 2 (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Hyde (1; A Pilarcik).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 11,680.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Baltimore Orioles
1 Reno Bertoia 2B 1 Chico Carrasquel SS
2 Albie Pearson CF 2 Bob Hale 1B
3 Bob Allison RF 3 Willie Tasby CF
4 Roy Sievers LF 4 Bob Nieman LF
5 Norm Zauchin 1B 5 Gus Triandos C
6 Jay Porter C 6 Al Pilarcik RF
7 Harmon Killebrew 3B 7 Jim Finigan 3B
8 Ken Aspromonte SS 8 Billy Gardner 2B
9 Bill Fischer P 9 Milt Pappas P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-1 2 123 RRR WSH B. Fischer M. Pappas -28% 30% Single to CF; Zauchin Scores; Killebrew Scores; Aspromonte Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER; Fischer to 2B
b6 1-3 2 -23 RR BAL J. Finigan B. Fischer 27% 53% Single to LF; Nieman Scores; Triandos Scores
b6 1-3 1 1-- BAL G. Triandos B. Fischer 13% 38% Double to 3B; Nieman to 3B
b6 1-3 1 -23 O BAL A. Pilarcik B. Fischer -12% 27% Popfly: 2B
t7 3-3 1 --3 O WSH A. Pearson M. Pappas 11% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- WSH R. Bertoia M. Pappas -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O WSH A. Pearson M. Pappas 3% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO WSH B. Allison M. Pappas 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Bill Fischer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel B. Fischer -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BAL B. Hale B. Fischer -1% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- BAL W. Tasby B. Fischer 1% 52% Single to CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- BAL B. Nieman B. Fischer 2% 54% Single to RF; Tasby to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- R BAL G. Triandos B. Fischer 11% 65% Single to LF; Tasby Scores; Nieman to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O BAL A. Pilarcik B. Fischer -4% 61% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Pappas 2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- WSH N. Zauchin M. Pappas -3% 61% Walk
t2 0-1 1 1-- O WSH J. Porter M. Pappas 3% 64% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 2 1-- WSH H. Killebrew M. Pappas -2% 61% Walk; Zauchin to 2B
t2 0-1 2 12- WSH K. Aspromonte M. Pappas -2% 60% Wild Pitch; Zauchin to 3B; Killebrew to 2B
t2 0-1 2 -23 WSH K. Aspromonte M. Pappas -2% 58% Walk
t2 0-1 2 123 RRR WSH B. Fischer M. Pappas -28% 30% Single to CF; Zauchin Scores; Killebrew Scores; Aspromonte Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER; Fischer to 2B
t2 3-1 2 -2- O WSH R. Bertoia M. Pappas 3% 33% Strikeout
3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Bill Fischer facing 7-8-9
b2 1-3 0 --- BAL J. Finigan B. Fischer 4% 37% Single to CF
b2 1-3 0 1-- BAL B. Gardner B. Fischer 7% 43% Single to LF; Finigan to 2B
b2 1-3 0 12- O BAL M. Pappas B. Fischer -6% 37% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Gardner to 2B
b2 1-3 1 12- O BAL C. Carrasquel B. Fischer -3% 34% Groundout: 3B-2B-1B; Gardner to 3B; Pappas to 2B
b2 1-3 2 -23 O BAL B. Hale B. Fischer -6% 28% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 2-3-4
t3 3-1 0 --- O WSH A. Pearson M. Pappas 2% 29% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 3-1 1 --- O WSH B. Allison M. Pappas 1% 31% Strikeout Looking
t3 3-1 2 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Pappas 1% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Bill Fischer facing 3-4-5
b3 1-3 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby B. Fischer -3% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-3 1 --- O BAL B. Nieman B. Fischer -2% 27% Strikeout
b3 1-3 2 --- O BAL G. Triandos B. Fischer -1% 26% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 5-6-7
t4 3-1 0 --- WSH N. Zauchin M. Pappas -3% 23% Single to RF
t4 3-1 0 1-- O WSH J. Porter M. Pappas 2% 26% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-1 1 1-- O WSH H. Killebrew M. Pappas 2% 28% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 3-1 2 1-- WSH K. Aspromonte M. Pappas -1% 27% Killebrew Steals 2B
t4 3-1 2 -2- O WSH K. Aspromonte M. Pappas 3% 30% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Bill Fischer facing 6-7-8
b4 1-3 0 --- O BAL A. Pilarcik B. Fischer -3% 27% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 1-3 1 --- O BAL J. Finigan B. Fischer -2% 25% Flyball: CF
b4 1-3 2 --- O BAL B. Gardner B. Fischer -1% 24% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 9-1-2
t5 3-1 0 --- O WSH B. Fischer M. Pappas 2% 25% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-1 1 --- O WSH R. Bertoia M. Pappas 1% 27% Flyball: LF
t5 3-1 2 --- WSH A. Pearson M. Pappas -1% 26% Single to RF
t5 3-1 2 1-- WSH B. Allison M. Pappas -3% 23% Double to LF; Pearson to 3B
t5 3-1 2 -23 O WSH R. Sievers M. Pappas 4% 27% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Bill Fischer facing 9-1-2
b5 1-3 0 --- O BAL M. Pappas B. Fischer -3% 24% Strikeout
b5 1-3 1 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel B. Fischer -2% 22% Flyball: CF
b5 1-3 2 --- O BAL B. Hale B. Fischer -1% 21% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-1, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 5-6-7
t6 3-1 0 --- O WSH N. Zauchin M. Pappas 2% 22% Strikeout
t6 3-1 1 --- WSH J. Porter M. Pappas -2% 21% Single to RF
t6 3-1 1 1-- O WSH H. Killebrew M. Pappas 2% 23% Popfly: 2B
t6 3-1 2 1-- O WSH K. Aspromonte M. Pappas 2% 24% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Bill Fischer facing 3-4-5
b6 1-3 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby B. Fischer -3% 21% Flyball: CF
b6 1-3 1 --- BAL B. Nieman B. Fischer 4% 25% Walk
b6 1-3 1 1-- BAL G. Triandos B. Fischer 13% 38% Double to 3B; Nieman to 3B
b6 1-3 1 -23 O BAL A. Pilarcik B. Fischer -12% 27% Popfly: 2B
b6 1-3 2 -23 RR BAL J. Finigan B. Fischer 27% 53% Single to LF; Nieman Scores; Triandos Scores
b6 3-3 2 1-- O BAL B. Gardner B. Fischer -3% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 3.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Tied 3-3, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 9-1-2
Herb Plews pinch hits for Bill Fischer (P) batting 9th
t7 3-3 0 --- WSH H. Plews M. Pappas -6% 44% Single to CF
t7 3-3 0 1-- O WSH R. Bertoia M. Pappas 2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B; Plews to 2B
t7 3-3 1 -2- WSH A. Pearson M. Pappas -6% 40% Wild Pitch; Plews to 3B
t7 3-3 1 --3 O WSH A. Pearson M. Pappas 11% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-3 2 --3 O WSH B. Allison M. Pappas 7% 59% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 3-3, Senators' Dick Hyde facing 9-1-2
Dick Hyde replaces Herb Plews (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-3 0 --- O BAL M. Pappas D. Hyde -4% 55% Strikeout
b7 3-3 1 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel D. Hyde -3% 52% Strikeout
b7 3-3 2 --- O BAL B. Hale D. Hyde -2% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 3.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Tied 3-3, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 4-5-6
t8 3-3 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Pappas 5% 55% Flyball: RF
t8 3-3 1 --- O WSH N. Zauchin M. Pappas 3% 58% Flyball: CF
t8 3-3 2 --- O WSH J. Porter M. Pappas 2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 3-3, Senators' Dick Hyde facing 3-4-5
b8 3-3 0 --- BAL W. Tasby D. Hyde 6% 67% Walk
b8 3-3 0 1-- BAL B. Nieman D. Hyde 9% 76% Walk; Tasby to 2B
b8 3-3 0 12- O BAL G. Triandos D. Hyde 2% 78% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Tasby to 3B; Nieman to 2B
b8 3-3 1 -23 BAL A. Pilarcik D. Hyde -0% 77% Intentional Walk
Gene Woodling pinch hits for Jim Finigan (3B) batting 7th
b8 3-3 1 123 RO BAL G. Woodling D. Hyde 10% 87% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Tasby Scores; Nieman to 3B
b8 4-3 2 1-3 O BAL B. Gardner D. Hyde -3% 84% Nieman Caught Stealing Hm (C-2B-C)
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 4.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-4, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 7-8-9
Whitey Lockman replaces Bob Hale playing 1B batting 2nd
Brooks Robinson replaces Gene Woodling (PH) playing 3B batting 7th
Lenny Green replaces Bob Nieman playing LF batting 4th
Clint Courtney pinch hits for Harmon Killebrew (3B) batting 7th
t9 3-4 0 --- O WSH C. Courtney M. Pappas 7% 91% Groundout: P-1B
Julio Becquer pinch hits for Ken Aspromonte (SS) batting 8th
t9 3-4 1 --- O WSH J. Becquer M. Pappas 5% 97% Popfly: 3B
Jim Lemon pinch hits for Dick Hyde (P) batting 9th
t9 3-4 2 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Pappas 3% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Orioles 4.

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