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Series
Results
BOS
@CHC
1
0
BOS
@CHC
1
3
BOS
@CHC
2
1
CHC
@BOS
2
3
CHC
@BOS
3
0
CHC
@BOS
1
2
Monday, September 9, 1918,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 22,183, Time of Game: 1:50
Cubs
2
at Red Sox
3
W: Babe Ruth (2-0)
L: Phil Douglas (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  7  1
Red Sox         0  0  0   2  0  0   0  1  X    3  4  0
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Max Flack RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .661 -0.234 1.87 0.038 -0.272 -1.5 3 0
Charlie Hollocher SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 .071 .286 -0.135 1.98 0.000 -0.135 -0.6 2 0
Les Mann LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .250 .563 0.176 1.58 0.248 -0.072 0.3 2 0
Dode Paskert CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .375 -0.113 1.16 0.000 -0.113 -0.7 3 0
Fred Merkle 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .250 .650 0.127 1.15 0.153 -0.026 0.4 9 1
Charlie Pick 2B 2 0 2 0 0 0 .455 1.045 0.063 0.74 0.063 0.000 0.5 0 2
   Rollie Zeider PH-3B 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.231 3.23 0.231 0.000 1.0 1 2
Charlie Deal 3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 .273 .545 -0.022 1.45 0.022 -0.044 -0.1 1 3
   Bob O'Farrell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.128 3.22 0.000 -0.128 -0.8 GDP
   Chuck Wortman 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.162 5.91 0.000 -0.162 -0.6 1 0
Bill Killefer C 2 1 0 0 1 0 .182 .580 0.052 2.18 0.155 -0.103 0.1 1 0 GDP
   Turner Barber PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.260 6.16 0.000 -0.260 -0.8 GDP
Lefty Tyler P 0 0 0 0 2 0 .333 .933 0.097 1.07 0.097 0.000 0.7 1 4
   Claude Hendrix PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 0.110 2.59 0.110 0.000 0.6
   Bill McCabe PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Phil Douglas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 7 2 6 0 .241 .613 -0.198 1.95 1.117 -1.315 -1.6 24 12
TB: C Pick 2; F Merkle; C Deal; C Hendrix; M Flack; L Mann.
GIDP: T Barber (1); B Killefer (1); B O'Farrell (1).
RBI: C Hollocher (1); L Mann (1).
2-out RBI: L Mann.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
PB: B Killefer (1).
E: P Douglas (1).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: M Flack 2 (2nd base by B Ruth, 1st base by S Agnew).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harry Hooper RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .564 0.147 0.95 0.184 -0.037 0.6 1 0 SH
Dave Shean 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .231 .683 0.081 0.82 0.112 -0.031 0.3 4 4 2B,SB
Amos Strunk CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .067 .267 -0.098 1.03 0.000 -0.098 -1.1 0 0
George Whiteman LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .308 .899 -0.034 0.92 0.020 -0.054 -0.4 1 0
   Bullet Joe Bush P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Stuffy McInnis 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .308 .665 -0.061 1.23 0.013 -0.074 -0.3 16 1
Babe Ruth P-LF 2 0 1 2 0 0 .200 .800 0.240 1.09 0.259 -0.019 1.6 0 4 3B,SH
Everett Scott SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .220 -0.050 0.59 0.000 -0.050 -0.8 3 8
Fred Thomas 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .167 -0.042 0.59 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 2 3
Sam Agnew C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.024 0.51 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 1
   Wally Schang PH-C 1 1 1 0 0 0 .571 1.143 0.142 2.29 0.142 0.000 0.6 0 0
Team Totals 27 3 4 2 2 1 .148 .466 0.301 0.96 0.730 -0.429 -0.2 27 21
2B: D Shean (1, off L Tyler).
3B: B Ruth (1, off L Tyler).
SH: H Hooper (1, off P Douglas); B Ruth (1, off L Tyler).
TB: B Ruth 3; D Shean 2; W Schang; S McInnis.
RBI: B Ruth 2 (2).
2-out RBI: B Ruth 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. E Scott-D Shean-S McInnis 2; B Ruth-E Scott-S McInnis.
Baserunning
SB: D Shean (1, 2nd base off L Tyler/B Killefer).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Tyler 7 3 2 2 2 1 0 1.69 26 62 -0.031 0.86 0.8
Phil Douglas, L (0-1) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 5 0 0 -0.270 1.45 -0.6
Team Totals 8 4 3 2 2 1 0 2.25 31 62 0 0 -0.301 0.96 0.2

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Babe Ruth, W (2-0) 8 7 2 2 6 0 0 1.06 33 54 -0.223 1.73 0.2
Bullet Joe Bush, S (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 2 2 0 0.422 6.04 1.4
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 6 0 0 2.00 35 54 2 0 0.199 1.95 1.6
B Ruth faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: B Ruth (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: B Ruth (1; M Flack, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brick Owens, 1B - Hank O'Day, 2B - George Hildebrand, 3B - Bill Klem.
Time of Game: 1:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Boston Red Sox
1 Max Flack RF 1 Harry Hooper RF
2 Charlie Hollocher SS 2 Dave Shean 2B
3 Les Mann LF 3 Amos Strunk CF
4 Dode Paskert CF 4 George Whiteman LF
5 Fred Merkle 1B 5 Stuffy McInnis 1B
6 Charlie Pick 2B 6 Babe Ruth P
7 Charlie Deal 3B 7 Everett Scott SS
8 Bill Killefer C 8 Fred Thomas 3B
9 Lefty Tyler P 9 Sam Agnew C

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-3 1 12- OO CHC T. Barber B. Bush 26% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 12- RR BOS B. Ruth L. Tyler 26% 81% Triple (Deep CF-RF); Whiteman Scores; McInnis Scores
t8 1-2 2 --3 R CHC L. Mann B. Ruth -25% 55% Single to LF; McCabe Scores
b8 2-2 0 -2- R BOS H. Hooper P. Douglas 18% 92% Reached on E1 (throw to 1B)/Sacrifice Bunt; Schang Scores/unER/No RBI; Hooper to 2B
t9 2-3 0 1-- CHC R. Zeider B. Ruth -17% 58% Walk; Merkle to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC M. Flack B. Ruth -4% 46% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC C. Hollocher B. Ruth 3% 50% Lineout: SS
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC L. Mann B. Ruth 4% 53% Flack Picked off 1B (C-1B)
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC L. Mann B. Ruth 1% 54% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Lefty Tyler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS H. Hooper L. Tyler -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- BOS D. Shean L. Tyler 4% 57% Double to LF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O BOS A. Strunk L. Tyler -3% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 -2- O BOS G. Whiteman L. Tyler -3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Paskert B. Ruth 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC F. Merkle B. Ruth 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- CHC C. Pick B. Ruth -1% 52% Single to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-- CHC C. Deal B. Ruth -2% 50% Single to LF; Pick to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O CHC B. Killefer B. Ruth 4% 55% Groundout: SS-3B/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Lefty Tyler facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS S. McInnis L. Tyler -2% 52% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 1 --- O BOS B. Ruth L. Tyler -1% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O BOS E. Scott L. Tyler -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- CHC L. Tyler B. Ruth -4% 46% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CHC M. Flack B. Ruth 4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O CHC C. Hollocher B. Ruth 2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Flack to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- O CHC L. Mann B. Ruth 4% 55% Flack Picked off 2B (P-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Lefty Tyler facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O BOS F. Thomas L. Tyler -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b3 0-0 1 --- O BOS S. Agnew L. Tyler -2% 51% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b3 0-0 2 --- O BOS H. Hooper L. Tyler -1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHC L. Mann B. Ruth 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Paskert B. Ruth 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CHC F. Merkle B. Ruth 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Lefty Tyler facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- BOS D. Shean L. Tyler 5% 60% Walk
b4 0-0 0 1-- O BOS A. Strunk L. Tyler -4% 56% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 1-- BOS G. Whiteman L. Tyler 2% 58% Shean Steals 2B
b4 0-0 1 -2- BOS G. Whiteman L. Tyler 2% 60% Walk
b4 0-0 1 12- O BOS S. McInnis L. Tyler -5% 55% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Whiteman to 2B
b4 0-0 2 12- RR BOS B. Ruth L. Tyler 26% 81% Triple (Deep CF-RF); Whiteman Scores; McInnis Scores
b4 2-0 2 --3 O BOS E. Scott L. Tyler -2% 79% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- CHC C. Pick B. Ruth -5% 74% Single
t5 0-2 0 1-- O CHC C. Deal B. Ruth 4% 78% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t5 0-2 1 1-- OO CHC B. Killefer B. Ruth 6% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Lefty Tyler facing 8-9-1
b5 2-0 0 --- O BOS F. Thomas L. Tyler -1% 83% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- O BOS S. Agnew L. Tyler -1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O BOS H. Hooper L. Tyler -1% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 9-1-2
t6 0-2 0 --- CHC L. Tyler B. Ruth -5% 76% Walk
t6 0-2 0 1-- O CHC M. Flack B. Ruth 5% 81% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-2 1 1-- O CHC C. Hollocher B. Ruth 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B; Flack to 2B
t6 0-2 2 -2- O CHC L. Mann B. Ruth 4% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Lefty Tyler facing 2-3-4
b6 2-0 0 --- O BOS D. Shean L. Tyler -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-0 1 --- O BOS A. Strunk L. Tyler -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-0 2 --- O BOS G. Whiteman L. Tyler -0% 85% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 4-5-6
t7 0-2 0 --- O CHC D. Paskert B. Ruth 3% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-2 1 --- CHC F. Merkle B. Ruth -4% 84% Walk
Rollie Zeider pinch hits for Charlie Pick (2B) batting 6th
t7 0-2 1 1-- CHC R. Zeider B. Ruth -6% 78% Walk; Merkle to 2B
Bob O'Farrell pinch hits for Charlie Deal (3B) batting 7th
t7 0-2 1 12- OO CHC B. O'Farrell B. Ruth 13% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Lefty Tyler facing 5-6-7
Chuck Wortman replaces Bob O'Farrell (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
Rollie Zeider moves from PH to 3B
b7 2-0 0 --- BOS S. McInnis L. Tyler 1% 92% Single to LF
b7 2-0 0 1-- O BOS B. Ruth L. Tyler -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; McInnis to 2B
b7 2-0 1 -2- O BOS E. Scott L. Tyler -2% 90% Fielder's Choice P; McInnis out at 3B/P-3B; Scott to 1B
b7 2-0 2 1-- O BOS F. Thomas L. Tyler -1% 89% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 8-9-1
t8 0-2 0 --- CHC B. Killefer B. Ruth -6% 83% Walk
Claude Hendrix pinch hits for Lefty Tyler (P) batting 9th
t8 0-2 0 1-- CHC C. Hendrix B. Ruth -11% 72% Single to LF; Killefer to 2B
t8 0-2 0 12- CHC M. Flack B. Ruth -9% 63% Wild Pitch; Killefer to 3B; Hendrix to 2B
t8 0-2 0 -23 O CHC M. Flack B. Ruth 11% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Bill McCabe pinch runs for Claude Hendrix (PH) batting 9th
t8 0-2 1 -23 RO CHC C. Hollocher B. Ruth 6% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B; Killefer Scores; McCabe to 3B
t8 1-2 2 --3 R CHC L. Mann B. Ruth -25% 55% Single to LF; McCabe Scores
t8 2-2 2 1-- O CHC D. Paskert B. Ruth 4% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Phil Douglas facing 9-1-2
Phil Douglas replaces Bill McCabe (PR) pitching and batting 9th
Wally Schang pinch hits for Sam Agnew (C) batting 9th
b8 2-2 0 --- BOS W. Schang P. Douglas 7% 66% Single to CF
b8 2-2 0 1-- BOS H. Hooper P. Douglas 8% 74% Passed Ball; Schang to 2B
b8 2-2 0 -2- R BOS H. Hooper P. Douglas 18% 92% Reached on E1 (throw to 1B)/Sacrifice Bunt; Schang Scores/unER/No RBI; Hooper to 2B
b8 3-2 0 -2- O BOS D. Shean P. Douglas -2% 90% Flyball: LF
b8 3-2 1 -2- O BOS A. Strunk P. Douglas -2% 88% Flyball: CF
b8 3-2 2 -2- O BOS G. Whiteman P. Douglas -2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Babe Ruth facing 5-6-7
Wally Schang moves from PH to C
t9 2-3 0 --- CHC F. Merkle B. Ruth -12% 75% Single to CF
t9 2-3 0 1-- CHC R. Zeider B. Ruth -17% 58% Walk; Merkle to 2B
Bullet Joe Bush replaces George Whiteman (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Babe Ruth moves from P to LF
t9 2-3 0 12- O CHC C. Wortman B. Bush 16% 74% Bunt Groundout: 1B-3B/Forceout at 3B; Zeider to 2B
Turner Barber pinch hits for Bill Killefer (C) batting 8th
t9 2-3 1 12- OO CHC T. Barber B. Bush 26% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Red Sox 3.

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