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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
1
5
NYY
@BOS
4
1
CLE
@DET
8
11
CIN
@CHC
2
3
BRO
@NYG
6
2
BSN
@PHI
6
3
STL
@PIT
4
5
 
(12)
STL
@PIT
16
2
Wednesday, August 5, 1931,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Yankees
1
59-42
 Lost 1 
3rd, 15 GB
at Red Sox
5
41-61
 Won 1 
6th, 34½ GB
W: Danny MacFayden (10-8)
L: Herb Pennock (7-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1 10  4
Red Sox         2  1  0   1  0  0   1  0  X    5 12  3

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Earle Combs CF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .321 .386 .435 .821 -0.036 1.26 0.073 -0.109 -0.9 2 0
Joe Sewell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .301 .399 .394 .792 -0.144 1.37 0.043 -0.187 -1.4 0 3 HBP
Babe Ruth LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .379 .498 .684 1.181 -0.007 0.75 0.052 -0.059 -0.3 3 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .340 .453 .672 1.125 -0.013 1.00 0.108 -0.121 -0.1 9 2 2B,GDP
Ben Chapman RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .311 .398 .500 .898 -0.060 0.73 0.013 -0.072 -0.7 1 0
Lyn Lary SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .289 .370 .449 .818 -0.012 0.77 0.043 -0.055 -0.3 1 3
Bill Dickey C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .318 .369 .401 .770 -0.033 0.89 0.033 -0.066 -0.2 3 0
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .363 .356 .719 -0.004 0.90 0.044 -0.048 -0.2 5 5
Herb Pennock P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .111 .216 .133 .349 -0.023 1.29 0.031 -0.054 -0.1 0 2 2B
   Samuel Byrd PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .304 .382 .430 .811 0.019 0.38 0.019 0.000 0.4
Team Totals 36 1 10 1 2 3 39 .278 .333 .333 .667 -0.313 0.98 0.459 -0.771 -3.9 24 15
2B: L Gehrig (22, off D MacFayden); H Pennock (1, off D MacFayden).
HBP: J Sewell (6, by D MacFayden).
TB: H Pennock 2; L Gehrig 2; B Ruth 2; L Lary; T Lazzeri; B Chapman; S Byrd; J Sewell; B Dickey.
GIDP: L Gehrig ().
RBI: L Gehrig (119).
2-out RBI: L Gehrig.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Lary-T Lazzeri-L Gehrig; J Sewell-T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.
E: J Sewell (10); L Lary (35); T Lazzeri 2 (14).

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 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .278 .345 .371 .716 0.093 0.67 0.131 -0.038 1.1 2 0 2B
Hal Rhyne SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .272 .339 .363 .702 0.109 0.71 0.137 -0.029 0.9 3 7
Otis Miller 3B 3 0 1 2 0 0 4 .287 .328 .306 .633 0.116 0.83 0.148 -0.032 0.9 0 2 2B,SH
Earl Webb RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .368 .440 .598 1.038 0.047 0.55 0.056 -0.009 0.7 1 0
Bill Sweeney 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .302 .327 .374 .701 -0.048 0.82 0.031 -0.079 -0.4 12 2
Tom Oliver CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .314 .379 .694 -0.083 0.72 0.019 -0.102 -1.5 4 0 2·GDP
Charlie Berry C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .315 .366 .444 .811 -0.041 0.51 0.016 -0.057 0.2 3 0 SB
Rabbit Warstler 2B 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .278 .275 .553 0.000 0.43 0.022 -0.022 -0.4 2 2 SH
Danny MacFayden P 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .115 .132 .154 .286 -0.006 0.56 0.029 -0.035 -0.9 0 0 SH
Team Totals 34 5 12 4 1 2 38 .353 .371 .412 .783 0.187 0.64 0.589 -0.403 0.7 27 13
2B: O Miller (4, off H Pennock); J Rothrock (21, off H Pennock).
SH: D MacFayden (5, off H Pennock); R Warstler (3, off H Pennock); O Miller (6, off H Pennock).
TB: J Rothrock 4; O Miller 2; E Webb 2; H Rhyne 2; C Berry 2; T Oliver; B Sweeney.
GIDP: T Oliver 2 ().
RBI: O Miller 2 (24); B Sweeney (34); J Rothrock (36).
2-out RBI: J Rothrock; B Sweeney.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Sweeney-H Rhyne-B Sweeney; H Rhyne-B Sweeney.
E: C Berry (4); R Warstler 2 (18).
Baserunning
SB: C Berry (4, 2nd base off H Pennock/B Dickey).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Pennock, L (7-5) 8 12 5 3 1 2 0 4.40 38 43 -0.187 0.64 -0.7
Team Totals 8 12 5 3 1 2 0 3.38 38 43 -0.187 0.64 -0.7

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny MacFayden, W (10-8) 9 10 1 1 2 3 0 4.05 39 64 0.313 0.98 3.9
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 2 3 0 1.00 39 64 0.313 0.98 3.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D MacFayden (4; J Sewell).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Hildebrand, 1B - Harry Geisel, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Dinneen.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Boston Red Sox
1 Earle Combs 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 Bill Sweeney 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 Herb Pennock P 9 Danny MacFayden P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-1 0 12- RR BOS O. Miller H. Pennock 15% 69% Double to LF; Rothrock Scores; Rhyne Scores
t1 0-0 2 1-- R NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden -11% 42% Double to LF; Ruth Scores; Gehrig to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b2 2-1 2 -2- R BOS J. Rothrock H. Pennock 9% 73% Double to RF; Warstler Scores/unER
t4 1-3 2 123 O NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 9% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-4 0 1-- OO NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden 8% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B

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 --- NYY E. Combs D. MacFayden -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 7% 54% Groundout: 2B/Forceout at 2B; Sewell out at 2B/1B-SS
t1 0-0 2 --- NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden -1% 53% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- R NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden -11% 42% Double to LF; Ruth Scores; Gehrig to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t1 1-0 2 --3 O NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden 3% 45% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- BOS J. Rothrock H. Pennock 4% 49% Single to LF
b1 0-1 0 1-- BOS H. Rhyne H. Pennock 6% 55% Single to RF; Rothrock to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- RR BOS O. Miller H. Pennock 15% 69% Double to LF; Rothrock Scores; Rhyne Scores
b1 2-1 0 -2- BOS E. Webb H. Pennock 2% 72% Walk
b1 2-1 0 12- O BOS B. Sweeney H. Pennock -4% 67% Strikeout
b1 2-1 1 12- OO BOS T. Oliver H. Pennock -7% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 6-7-8
t2 1-2 0 --- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden 2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-2 1 --- NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden -3% 60% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t2 1-2 1 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden 2% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B; Dickey to 2B
t2 1-2 2 -2- NYY H. Pennock D. MacFayden -1% 61% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t2 1-2 2 12- O NYY E. Combs D. MacFayden 5% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 7-8-9
b2 2-1 0 --- O BOS C. Berry H. Pennock -2% 63% Flyball: LF
b2 2-1 1 --- BOS R. Warstler H. Pennock 2% 66% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b2 2-1 1 1-- O BOS D. MacFayden H. Pennock -2% 64% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Warstler to 2B
b2 2-1 2 -2- R BOS J. Rothrock H. Pennock 9% 73% Double to RF; Warstler Scores/unER
b2 3-1 2 -2- O BOS H. Rhyne H. Pennock -2% 71% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 2-3-4
t3 1-3 0 --- NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden -4% 67% Single to LF
t3 1-3 0 1-- O NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden 4% 70% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-3 1 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden 3% 74% Flyball: CF
t3 1-3 2 1-- O NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden 2% 76% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 3-4-5
b3 3-1 0 --- O BOS O. Miller H. Pennock -2% 74% Flyball: CF
b3 3-1 1 --- BOS E. Webb H. Pennock 2% 76% Single to CF
b3 3-1 1 1-- O BOS B. Sweeney H. Pennock -2% 74% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 3-1 2 1-- BOS T. Oliver H. Pennock 2% 76% Single to CF; Sweeney to 3B
b3 3-1 2 1-3 O BOS C. Berry H. Pennock -4% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 6-7-8
t4 1-3 0 --- NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden -4% 68% Single to CF
t4 1-3 0 1-- O NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden 4% 72% Flyball: CF
t4 1-3 1 1-- NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden -4% 68% Single to CF; Lary to 2B
t4 1-3 1 12- O NYY H. Pennock D. MacFayden 5% 73% Flyball: CF
t4 1-3 2 12- NYY E. Combs D. MacFayden -4% 69% Walk; Lary to 3B; Lazzeri to 2B
t4 1-3 2 123 O NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 9% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 8-9-1
b4 3-1 0 --- O BOS R. Warstler H. Pennock -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-1 1 --- BOS D. MacFayden H. Pennock 3% 79% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); MacFayden to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch)
b4 3-1 1 -2- O BOS J. Rothrock H. Pennock -2% 77% Flyball: LF
b4 3-1 2 -2- R BOS H. Rhyne H. Pennock 7% 84% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); MacFayden Scores/unER
b4 4-1 2 1-- O BOS O. Miller H. Pennock -1% 83% Flyball: RF
1 run, 0 hits, 3 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 3-4-5
t5 1-4 0 --- NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden -4% 79% Single to RF
t5 1-4 0 1-- OO NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden 8% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t5 1-4 2 --- NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden -1% 86% Single to CF
t5 1-4 2 1-- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden 2% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 4-5-6
b5 4-1 0 --- BOS E. Webb H. Pennock 1% 89% Single to RF
b5 4-1 0 1-- O BOS B. Sweeney H. Pennock -1% 88% Strikeout Looking
b5 4-1 1 1-- OO BOS T. Oliver H. Pennock -2% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 7-8-9
t6 1-4 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden 3% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-4 1 --- O NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- NYY H. Pennock D. MacFayden -2% 88% Double to LF
t6 1-4 2 -2- O NYY E. Combs D. MacFayden 3% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 7-8-9
b6 4-1 0 --- BOS C. Berry H. Pennock 1% 92% Single
b6 4-1 0 1-- O BOS R. Warstler H. Pennock -0% 91% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Berry to 2B
b6 4-1 1 -2- O BOS D. MacFayden H. Pennock -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-1 2 -2- O BOS J. Rothrock H. Pennock -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 2-3-4
t7 1-4 0 --- O NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden 3% 91% Flyball: LF
t7 1-4 1 --- O NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-4 2 --- O NYY L. Gehrig D. MacFayden 1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 2-3-4
b7 4-1 0 --- BOS H. Rhyne H. Pennock 1% 95% Single/Bunt
b7 4-1 0 1-- O BOS O. Miller H. Pennock -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Rhyne to 2B
b7 4-1 1 -2- O BOS E. Webb H. Pennock -1% 93% Flyball: LF
b7 4-1 2 -2- R BOS B. Sweeney H. Pennock 3% 96% Single to CF; Rhyne Scores
b7 5-1 2 1-- O BOS T. Oliver H. Pennock -0% 96% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 5-6-7
t8 1-5 0 --- O NYY B. Chapman D. MacFayden 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-5 1 --- O NYY L. Lary D. MacFayden 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-5 2 --- NYY B. Dickey D. MacFayden -1% 98% Single/Bunt
t8 1-5 2 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri D. MacFayden 1% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 7-8-9
b8 5-1 0 --- BOS C. Berry H. Pennock 0% 99% Single to CF
b8 5-1 0 1-- BOS R. Warstler H. Pennock 0% 99% Berry Steals 2B
b8 5-1 0 -2- O BOS R. Warstler H. Pennock -0% 99% Popfly: 2B; Berry to 3B
b8 5-1 1 --3 O BOS D. MacFayden H. Pennock -1% 99% Fielder's Choice 3B; Berry out at Hm/3B-C
b8 5-1 2 1-- BOS J. Rothrock H. Pennock 0% 99% Single to SS; MacFayden to 3B; Rothrock to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 5-1 2 -23 O BOS H. Rhyne H. Pennock -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Danny MacFayden facing 9-1-2
Samuel Byrd pinch hits for Herb Pennock (P) batting 9th
t9 1-5 0 --- NYY S. Byrd D. MacFayden -2% 96% Single to RF
t9 1-5 0 1-- OO NYY E. Combs D. MacFayden 3% 100% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
t9 1-5 2 --- NYY J. Sewell D. MacFayden -0% 100% Hit By Pitch
t9 1-5 2 1-- O NYY B. Ruth D. MacFayden 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 5.

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