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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
4
1
BSN
@NYG
4
2
 
(13)
BRO
@PHI
6
4
CIN
@PIT
0
5
CHC
@STL
10
3
Friday, July 31, 1931,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 12,000, Time of Game: 0:00
Yankees
4
57-39
 Won 2 
3rd, 15 GB
at Red Sox
1
38-59
 Lost 2 
6th, 34½ GB
W: Lefty Gomez (11-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  3  0   0  1  0    4 10  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Samuel Byrd CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .303 .388 .443 .831 -0.104 0.92 0.028 -0.132 -1.4 3 0 GDP
Joe Sewell 3B 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .308 .410 .409 .819 0.178 1.04 0.196 -0.018 1.4 4 3
Babe Ruth LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .387 .510 .713 1.223 0.209 1.25 0.269 -0.060 1.8 2 0 2·2B
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .343 .455 .683 1.138 -0.093 0.95 0.000 -0.093 -1.1 6 0
Ben Chapman RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .314 .396 .506 .902 -0.041 0.96 0.058 -0.099 -0.5 0 0
Lyn Lary SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .375 .460 .835 -0.049 0.47 0.000 -0.049 -0.6 0 4
Bill Dickey C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .315 .366 .399 .765 -0.034 0.55 0.013 -0.047 -0.5 9 1
Tony Lazzeri 2B 3 0 2 0 1 1 4 .240 .367 .354 .721 0.040 0.63 0.064 -0.024 0.7 3 1
Lefty Gomez P 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .095 .191 .095 .287 -0.030 0.96 0.039 -0.070 -0.6 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 4 2 3 37 .286 .324 .343 .667 0.076 0.87 0.667 -0.592 -0.9 27 9
2B: B Ruth 2 (21, 2 off D MacFayden).
TB: B Ruth 4; T Lazzeri 2; J Sewell 2; B Chapman; L Gomez; B Dickey; S Byrd.
GIDP: S Byrd ().
RBI: B Ruth 2 (109); B Chapman (92); J Sewell (33).
2-out RBI: B Ruth 2; J Sewell.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Sewell-B Dickey-J Sewell-L Gehrig.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Sewell (1st base by D MacFayden); B Chapman (1st base by D MacFayden).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jack Rothrock LF 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .268 .331 .348 .679 -0.092 1.35 0.050 -0.141 -0.8 3 0
Hal Rhyne SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .268 .337 .362 .699 -0.113 1.08 0.000 -0.113 -1.0 2 4
Otis Miller 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .289 .330 .305 .635 -0.019 0.82 0.042 -0.061 -0.1 1 1
Earl Webb RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .369 .443 .606 1.049 0.016 1.09 0.090 -0.073 -0.1 3 0 2B
Al Van Camp 1B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .293 .342 .377 .719 0.057 1.27 0.109 -0.052 0.3 13 0
Tom Oliver CF 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .275 .310 .376 .685 -0.014 1.47 0.046 -0.061 -0.0 0 0 SB,SH
Charlie Berry C 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .312 .368 .448 .816 -0.050 1.75 0.197 -0.247 -0.2 3 0 2B
   Bobby Reeves PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .297 .247 .543 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Rabbit Warstler 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .217 .297 .302 .598 -0.123 1.48 0.000 -0.123 -1.1 2 3
   Bill Sweeney PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .307 .328 .383 .711 0.103 2.82 0.103 0.000 0.7
   Jack Russell PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .203 .263 .467 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Danny MacFayden P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .122 .140 .163 .303 -0.079 1.03 0.000 -0.079 -0.6 0 5
   Muddy Ruel PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .312 .376 .377 .753 -0.110 5.09 0.000 -0.110 -0.8
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 6 9 37 .167 .306 .233 .539 -0.424 1.41 0.637 -1.060 -3.9 27 13
2B: C Berry (12, off L Gomez); E Webb (48, off L Gomez).
SH: T Oliver (4, off L Gomez).
TB: C Berry 3; E Webb 2; O Miller; B Sweeney.
RBI: C Berry (42).
2-out RBI: C Berry.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. O Miller-R Warstler-A Van Camp.
E: D MacFayden (1).
Baserunning
SB: T Oliver (3, 2nd base off L Gomez/B Dickey).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Gomez, W (11-6) 9 5 1 1 6 9 0 3.26 37 76 0.425 1.41 3.9
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 6 9 0 1.00 37 76 0.425 1.41 3.9

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny MacFayden, L (9-8) 9 10 4 4 2 3 0 4.24 37 52 -0.075 0.87 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 2 3 0 4.00 37 52 -0.075 0.87 0.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D MacFayden 2 (2; J Sewell, 1st base, B Chapman, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Geisel, 1B - Bill Dinneen, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: 12,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Boston Red Sox
1 Samuel Byrd CF 1 Jack Rothrock LF
2 Joe Sewell 3B 2 Hal Rhyne SS
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Otis Miller 3B
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Earl Webb RF
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 Al Van Camp 1B
6 Lyn Lary SS 6 Tom Oliver CF
7 Bill Dickey C 7 Charlie Berry C
8 Tony Lazzeri 2B 8 Rabbit Warstler 2B
9 Lefty Gomez P 9 Danny MacFayden P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-1 2 1-3 RR NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden 23% 73% Double to CF; Byrd Scores; Sewell Scores
b6 1-3 1 -23 OO BOS C. Berry L. Gomez 21% 81% Double Play: Fielder's Choice 3B; Webb out at Hm/3B-C-3B; Berry out at 2B/3B-1B
t5 0-1 2 12- R NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 14% 50% Single to RF; Gomez Scores; Byrd to 3B
b4 0-0 2 12- R BOS C. Berry L. Gomez -14% 31% Double to RF; Van Camp Scores; Oliver to 3B
b9 1-4 1 123 O BOS M. Ruel L. Gomez 11% 90% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY S. Byrd D. MacFayden -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden 1% 52% Sewell Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Sewell to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden -3% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden -3% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Rothrock L. Gomez 2% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS H. Rhyne L. Gomez 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BOS O. Miller L. Gomez 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden 4% 54% Single to P
t2 0-0 0 1-- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden -6% 48% Chapman Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden 1% 47% Single to CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS E. Webb L. Gomez 2% 47% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 0-0 1 --- O BOS A. Van Camp L. Gomez 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- BOS T. Oliver L. Gomez -1% 48% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- BOS C. Berry L. Gomez -1% 47% Oliver Steals 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- O BOS C. Berry L. Gomez 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- NYY L. Gomez D. MacFayden 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- OO NYY S. Byrd D. MacFayden -8% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 1% 47% Single to RF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden -3% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O BOS R. Warstler L. Gomez 3% 47% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O BOS D. MacFayden L. Gomez 2% 49% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- BOS J. Rothrock L. Gomez -1% 47% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-- O BOS H. Rhyne L. Gomez 3% 50% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden -1% 44% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- BOS O. Miller L. Gomez -4% 40% Single to CF
b4 0-0 0 1-- O BOS E. Webb L. Gomez 4% 44% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 1-- O BOS A. Van Camp L. Gomez 3% 47% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-0 2 1-- BOS T. Oliver L. Gomez -2% 45% Walk; Van Camp to 2B
b4 0-0 2 12- R BOS C. Berry L. Gomez -14% 31% Double to RF; Van Camp Scores; Oliver to 3B
b4 1-0 2 -23 O BOS R. Warstler L. Gomez 6% 37% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden -3% 33% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden 4% 37% Single to LF
t5 0-1 1 1-- O NYY L. Gomez D. MacFayden -4% 33% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-1 2 1-- NYY S. Byrd D. MacFayden 3% 36% Single to CF; Gomez to 2B
t5 0-1 2 12- R NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 14% 50% Single to RF; Gomez Scores; Byrd to 3B
t5 1-1 2 1-3 RR NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden 23% 73% Double to CF; Byrd Scores; Sewell Scores
t5 3-1 2 -2- O NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden -3% 70% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 9-1-2
b5 1-3 0 --- O BOS D. MacFayden L. Gomez 3% 73% Strikeout
b5 1-3 1 --- BOS J. Rothrock L. Gomez -4% 70% Walk
b5 1-3 1 1-- O BOS H. Rhyne L. Gomez 4% 74% Flyball: CF
b5 1-3 2 1-- O BOS O. Miller L. Gomez 3% 77% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 5-6-7
t6 3-1 0 --- O NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden -2% 75% Lineout: LF
t6 3-1 1 --- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-1 2 --- O NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden -1% 73% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 4-5-6
b6 1-3 0 --- BOS E. Webb L. Gomez -9% 64% Double to CF
b6 1-3 0 -2- BOS A. Van Camp L. Gomez -6% 58% Walk
b6 1-3 0 12- O BOS T. Oliver L. Gomez 1% 60% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Webb to 3B; Van Camp to 2B
b6 1-3 1 -23 OO BOS C. Berry L. Gomez 21% 81% Double Play: Fielder's Choice 3B; Webb out at Hm/3B-C-3B; Berry out at 2B/3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 8-9-1
t7 3-1 0 --- NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden 2% 83% Single to RF
t7 3-1 0 1-- O NYY L. Gomez D. MacFayden -2% 81% Strikeout
t7 3-1 1 1-- O NYY S. Byrd D. MacFayden -2% 79% Flyball: RF
t7 3-1 2 1-- O NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 8-9-1
b7 1-3 0 --- O BOS R. Warstler L. Gomez 4% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-3 1 --- O BOS D. MacFayden L. Gomez 3% 84% Strikeout
b7 1-3 2 --- O BOS J. Rothrock L. Gomez 2% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 3-4-5
t8 3-1 0 --- NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden 4% 89% Double to LF
t8 3-1 0 -2- O NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden -0% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Ruth to 3B
t8 3-1 1 --3 RO NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden 2% 91% Flyball: RF; Ruth Scores
t8 4-1 2 --- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden -0% 91% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 2-3-4
b8 1-4 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne L. Gomez 3% 94% Popfly: 2B
b8 1-4 1 --- O BOS O. Miller L. Gomez 2% 95% Lineout: LF
b8 1-4 2 --- O BOS E. Webb L. Gomez 1% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 7-8-9
t9 4-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden -0% 96% Popfly: SS
t9 4-1 1 --- NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden 0% 96% Walk
t9 4-1 1 1-- O NYY L. Gomez D. MacFayden -1% 96% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 4-1 2 1-- O NYY S. Byrd D. MacFayden -0% 95% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 5-6-7
b9 1-4 0 --- BOS A. Van Camp L. Gomez -5% 90% Walk
b9 1-4 0 1-- O BOS T. Oliver L. Gomez 5% 95% Popfly: 3B
b9 1-4 1 1-- BOS C. Berry L. Gomez -6% 89% Single to CF; Van Camp to 2B
Bill Sweeney pinch hits for Rabbit Warstler (2B) batting 8th
Bobby Reeves pinch runs for Charlie Berry (C) batting 7th
b9 1-4 1 12- BOS B. Sweeney L. Gomez -10% 79% Single to CF; Van Camp to 3B; Reeves to 2B
Muddy Ruel pinch hits for Danny MacFayden (P) batting 9th
Jack Russell pinch runs for Bill Sweeney (PH) batting 8th
b9 1-4 1 123 O BOS M. Ruel L. Gomez 11% 90% Strikeout
b9 1-4 2 123 O BOS J. Rothrock L. Gomez 10% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 1.

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