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Standings
CHW
@BAL
2
0
CHW
@BAL
1
7
KCA
@BOS
6
17
DET
@NYY
0
3
CLE
@WSH
7
3
CLE
@WSH
0
9
PHI
@CHC
6
4
CIN
@LAD
3
6
MLN
@SFG
1
4
PIT
@STL
0
3
Wednesday, August 5, 1959,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 15,324, Time of Game: 2:25
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
White Sox
1
63-42
 Lost 1 
1st
at Orioles
7
55-54
 Won 1 
3rd, 10 GB
L: Early Wynn (14-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  5
Orioles         1  0  0   3  0  3   0  0  X    7  7  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .271 .333 .355 .688 -0.058 1.15 0.027 -0.085 0.0 0 0 2B,SB
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .327 .400 .422 .822 0.066 0.90 0.118 -0.052 0.1 0 0 2B
Al Smith LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .246 .342 .407 .748 -0.056 0.77 0.012 -0.068 -0.9 3 0
Sherm Lollar C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .265 .337 .427 .764 -0.088 0.82 0.000 -0.088 -1.1 9 0
Billy Goodman 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .174 .248 .212 .460 -0.003 0.67 0.040 -0.043 -0.2 0 1
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .219 .367 .372 .739 0.022 0.69 0.051 -0.029 -0.0 6 0 2B
Jim Landis CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251 .359 .352 .711 -0.080 0.77 0.000 -0.080 -1.0 1 0
Jim McAnany RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .303 .372 .394 .766 -0.081 0.99 0.000 -0.081 -0.8 5 0
Early Wynn P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .228 .318 .351 .669 0.043 1.03 0.043 0.000 0.4 0 1
   Gerry Staley P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 0.039 0.88 0.039 0.000 0.4 0 1
   Rudy Arias P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 1
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 2 1 34 .156 .206 .250 .456 -0.197 0.83 0.330 -0.527 -3.3 24 4
2B: N Fox (25, off A Portocarrero); E Torgeson (5, off A Portocarrero); L Aparicio (14, off A Portocarrero).
TB: L Aparicio 2; N Fox 2; E Torgeson 2; G Staley; E Wynn.
RBI: N Fox (52).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 12.
Fielding
E: B Goodman (4); G Staley (2); E Torgeson 3 (9).
Baserunning
SB: L Aparicio (34, 2nd base off A Portocarrero/J Ginsberg).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Klaus SS 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .263 .372 .325 .697 0.068 0.82 0.113 -0.045 0.2 2 1
Bob Boyd 1B 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .255 .295 .314 .609 0.105 0.92 0.129 -0.025 1.6 8 0 2B
   Walt Dropo PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .250 .385 .635 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Al Pilarcik RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 5 .286 .359 .377 .736 0.091 0.70 0.131 -0.040 1.6 3 0 SH
Gene Woodling LF 1 1 0 1 4 0 5 .336 .419 .525 .944 0.082 0.99 0.082 0.000 2.4 5 0 IW
Willie Tasby CF 3 0 0 1 1 1 5 .251 .306 .367 .672 -0.044 1.37 0.079 -0.123 0.3 4 0 SH
Joe Ginsberg C 4 0 0 2 1 1 5 .165 .255 .206 .461 0.021 1.20 0.099 -0.078 -0.9 3 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .197 .241 .277 .519 -0.006 0.78 0.056 -0.062 -0.7 1 3
Billy Gardner 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .229 .287 .325 .612 0.077 0.79 0.111 -0.034 0.0 1 4
Arnie Portocarrero P 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .053 .000 .053 -0.090 0.71 0.000 -0.090 -1.2 0 1 SH
Team Totals 32 7 7 5 8 7 43 .219 .375 .250 .625 0.304 0.91 0.800 -0.497 3.2 27 9
2B: B Boyd (13, off G Staley).
SH: A Pilarcik (11, off E Wynn); A Portocarrero (2, off G Staley); W Tasby (4, off G Staley).
IBB: G Woodling (3, by E Wynn).
TB: A Pilarcik 3; B Boyd 2; B Robinson; B Gardner; B Klaus.
RBI: J Ginsberg 2 (8); W Tasby (40); G Woodling (62); B Klaus (20).
2-out RBI: J Ginsberg; W Tasby.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 2 for 17.

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Early Wynn, L (14-7) 3.2 4 4 2 7 4 0 3.51 23 38 -0.287 1.50 -2.9
Gerry Staley 1.1 3 3 1 0 0 0 1.73 9 3 0 -0.021 0.48 -2.3
Rudy Arias 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 4.58 11 2 1 0.005 0.02 1.9
Team Totals 8 7 7 3 8 7 0 3.38 43 38 5 1 -0.303 0.91 -3.2
G Staley faced 4 batters in the 6th inning.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Arnie Portocarrero, W (2-6) 9 5 1 1 2 1 0 6.87 34 72 0.197 0.83 3.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 1 0 1.00 34 72 0.197 0.83 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: E Wynn (3; G Woodling).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Bill Summers, 3B - Bill McKinley.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 15,324.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Baltimore Orioles
1 Luis Aparicio SS 1 Billy Klaus SS
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Bob Boyd 1B
3 Al Smith LF 3 Al Pilarcik RF
4 Sherm Lollar C 4 Gene Woodling LF
5 Billy Goodman 3B 5 Willie Tasby CF
6 Earl Torgeson 1B 6 Joe Ginsberg C
7 Jim Landis CF 7 Brooks Robinson 3B
8 Jim McAnany RF 8 Billy Gardner 2B
9 Early Wynn P 9 Arnie Portocarrero P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-1 1 -2- R CHW N. Fox A. Portocarrero -12% 48% Double to CF; Aparicio Scores
b4 1-1 1 1-3 R BAL B. Klaus E. Wynn 11% 76% Single to CF; Robinson Scores; Gardner to 3B
b4 1-1 0 1-- BAL B. Gardner E. Wynn 11% 71% Single to CF; Robinson to 3B
b1 0-0 2 123 R BAL J. Ginsberg E. Wynn 10% 67% Walk; Boyd Scores; Pilarcik to 3B; Woodling to 2B
b4 2-1 1 1-3 R BAL B. Boyd E. Wynn 8% 84% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Gardner Scores/unER/No RBI; Klaus to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio A. Portocarrero 2% 52% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox A. Portocarrero 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- CHW A. Smith A. Portocarrero -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW S. Lollar A. Portocarrero 2% 55% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL B. Klaus E. Wynn -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- BAL B. Boyd E. Wynn 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- BAL A. Pilarcik E. Wynn 6% 61% Single to RF; Boyd to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 BAL G. Woodling E. Wynn 3% 64% Walk; Pilarcik to 2B
b1 0-0 1 123 O BAL W. Tasby E. Wynn -7% 57% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 123 R BAL J. Ginsberg E. Wynn 10% 67% Walk; Boyd Scores; Pilarcik to 3B; Woodling to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 O BAL B. Robinson E. Wynn -6% 61% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- CHW B. Goodman A. Portocarrero -4% 57% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- O CHW E. Torgeson A. Portocarrero 2% 59% Groundout: 2B unassisted; Goodman to 2B
t2 0-1 1 -2- O CHW J. Landis A. Portocarrero 3% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Goodman to 3B
t2 0-1 2 --3 O CHW J. McAnany A. Portocarrero 4% 66% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 8-9-1
b2 1-0 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner E. Wynn -2% 64% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 --- O BAL A. Portocarrero E. Wynn -1% 63% Flyball: RF
b2 1-0 2 --- O BAL B. Klaus E. Wynn -1% 62% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- CHW E. Wynn A. Portocarrero -4% 57% Single to RF
t3 0-1 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio A. Portocarrero 4% 62% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-1 1 1-- CHW N. Fox A. Portocarrero -2% 60% Aparicio Steals 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- R CHW N. Fox A. Portocarrero -12% 48% Double to CF; Aparicio Scores
t3 1-1 1 -2- O CHW A. Smith A. Portocarrero 3% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B; Fox to 3B
t3 1-1 2 --3 O CHW S. Lollar A. Portocarrero 4% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 2-3-4
b3 1-1 0 --- O BAL B. Boyd E. Wynn -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b3 1-1 1 --- BAL A. Pilarcik E. Wynn 5% 58% Single to 3B/Bunt; Pilarcik to 2B/Adv on E5
b3 1-1 1 -2- BAL G. Woodling E. Wynn 2% 60% Walk
b3 1-1 1 12- O BAL W. Tasby E. Wynn -5% 55% Flyball: CF
b3 1-1 2 12- O BAL J. Ginsberg E. Wynn -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 1.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- O CHW B. Goodman A. Portocarrero 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t4 1-1 1 --- CHW E. Torgeson A. Portocarrero -5% 48% Double to LF
t4 1-1 1 -2- O CHW J. Landis A. Portocarrero 4% 52% Flyball: CF
t4 1-1 2 -2- O CHW J. McAnany A. Portocarrero 4% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 7-8-9
b4 1-1 0 --- BAL B. Robinson E. Wynn 4% 60% Walk
b4 1-1 0 1-- BAL B. Gardner E. Wynn 11% 71% Single to CF; Robinson to 3B
b4 1-1 0 1-3 O BAL A. Portocarrero E. Wynn -7% 64% Strikeout
b4 1-1 1 1-3 R BAL B. Klaus E. Wynn 11% 76% Single to CF; Robinson Scores; Gardner to 3B
b4 2-1 1 1-3 R BAL B. Boyd E. Wynn 8% 84% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Gardner Scores/unER/No RBI; Klaus to 3B
b4 3-1 1 1-3 O BAL A. Pilarcik E. Wynn -4% 80% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Boyd to 2B
b4 3-1 2 -23 BAL G. Woodling E. Wynn 1% 81% Intentional Walk
b4 3-1 2 123 R BAL W. Tasby E. Wynn 7% 88% Walk; Klaus Scores/unER; Boyd to 3B; Woodling to 2B
Gerry Staley replaces Early Wynn pitching and batting 9th
b4 4-1 2 123 O BAL J. Ginsberg G. Staley -3% 85% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 4.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- CHW G. Staley A. Portocarrero -4% 81% Single to LF
t5 1-4 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio A. Portocarrero 2% 83% Groundout: P-1B; Staley to 2B
t5 1-4 1 -2- O CHW N. Fox A. Portocarrero 3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B; Staley to 3B
t5 1-4 2 --3 O CHW A. Smith A. Portocarrero 3% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-1, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 7-8-9
b5 4-1 0 --- BAL B. Robinson G. Staley 1% 91% Single to CF
b5 4-1 0 1-- O BAL B. Gardner G. Staley -1% 89% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 4-1 1 1-- O BAL A. Portocarrero G. Staley -1% 89% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Robinson to 2B
b5 4-1 2 -2- O BAL B. Klaus G. Staley -1% 87% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 4.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 4-5-6
t6 1-4 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar A. Portocarrero 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-4 1 --- O CHW B. Goodman A. Portocarrero 1% 91% Flyball: CF
t6 1-4 2 --- O CHW E. Torgeson A. Portocarrero 1% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-1, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 2-3-4
b6 4-1 0 --- BAL B. Boyd G. Staley 2% 94% Double to CF
b6 4-1 0 -2- BAL A. Pilarcik G. Staley 2% 96% Single to 2B; Boyd to 3B
b6 4-1 0 1-3 RR BAL G. Woodling G. Staley 2% 98% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Boyd Scores; Pilarcik Scores/unER
b6 6-1 0 1-- BAL W. Tasby G. Staley 1% 99% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Woodling to 3B; Tasby to 2B
Rudy Arias replaces Gerry Staley pitching and batting 9th
b6 6-1 0 -23 RO BAL J. Ginsberg R. Arias 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B; Woodling Scores/unER
b6 7-1 1 -2- O BAL B. Robinson R. Arias -0% 99% Flyball: RF; Tasby to 3B
b6 7-1 2 --3 O BAL B. Gardner R. Arias -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 7.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-7, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 7-8-9
t7 1-7 0 --- O CHW J. Landis A. Portocarrero 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-7 1 --- O CHW J. McAnany A. Portocarrero 0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t7 1-7 2 --- O CHW R. Arias A. Portocarrero 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 7-1, White Sox' Rudy Arias facing 9-1-2
b7 7-1 0 --- O BAL A. Portocarrero R. Arias -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 7-1 1 --- O BAL B. Klaus R. Arias -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
Walt Dropo pinch hits for Bob Boyd (1B) batting 2nd
b7 7-1 2 --- O BAL W. Dropo R. Arias -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 7.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-7, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 1-2-3
Walt Dropo moves from PH to 1B
t8 1-7 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio A. Portocarrero -1% 99% Double to LF
t8 1-7 0 -2- O CHW N. Fox A. Portocarrero 1% 99% Lineout: LF
t8 1-7 1 -2- O CHW A. Smith A. Portocarrero 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 1-7 2 -2- O CHW S. Lollar A. Portocarrero 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 7-1, White Sox' Rudy Arias facing 3-4-5
b8 7-1 0 --- BAL A. Pilarcik R. Arias 0% 100% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b8 7-1 0 1-- BAL G. Woodling R. Arias 0% 100% Walk; Pilarcik to 2B
b8 7-1 0 12- O BAL W. Tasby R. Arias -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 7-1 1 12- O BAL J. Ginsberg R. Arias -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 7-1 2 12- O BAL B. Robinson R. Arias -0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 7.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-7, Orioles' Arnie Portocarrero facing 5-6-7
t9 1-7 0 --- O CHW B. Goodman A. Portocarrero 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 1-7 1 --- O CHW E. Torgeson A. Portocarrero 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 1-7 2 --- O CHW J. Landis A. Portocarrero 0% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 7.

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