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PHA
@BOS
5
3
DET
@CHW
1
4
CLE
@SLB
7
5
CLE
@SLB
13
2
NYY
@WSH
1
4
PHI
@BRO
8
4
PHI
@BRO
2
7
PIT
@CHC
5
4
STL
@CIN
3
0
STL
@CIN
7
0
BSN
@NYG
5
0
Sunday, September 6, 1931,
, Braves Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:14
Athletics
5
94-38
 Won 1 
1st
at Red Sox
3
50-82
 Lost 1 
8th, 44 GB
W: Eddie Rommel (5-5)
L: Milt Gaston (2-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  3   0  2  0   0  0  0    5  8  0
Red Sox         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  1  0    3 10  0

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eric McNair 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .271 .298 .376 .674 -0.019 0.93 0.035 -0.054 -0.3 3 2 SH
Doc Cramer CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .319 .352 .671 -0.087 0.94 0.029 -0.115 -1.2 4 0
Mickey Cochrane C 3 1 2 4 1 1 4 .347 .421 .557 .979 0.361 0.97 0.366 -0.006 3.5 5 0 HR,2B
Al Simmons LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .382 .442 .646 1.089 -0.047 0.47 0.004 -0.051 -0.6 1 0
Jimmie Foxx 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .376 .548 .924 -0.054 0.65 0.006 -0.060 -0.5 0 6
Bing Miller RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .289 .347 .443 .790 -0.058 0.56 0.000 -0.058 -1.0 1 0
Phil Todt 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .221 .256 .396 .652 -0.039 0.36 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 13 0
Dib Williams SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .251 .297 .359 .656 0.066 0.65 0.108 -0.042 0.3 0 5 HR
Eddie Rommel P 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .314 .368 .343 .711 0.052 0.65 0.065 -0.013 0.4 0 1
Team Totals 33 5 8 5 2 2 36 .242 .286 .455 .740 0.175 0.69 0.613 -0.438 0.1 27 14
2B: M Cochrane (30, off M Gaston).
HR: D Williams (5, off M Gaston, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); M Cochrane (16, off M Gaston, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: E McNair (5, off M Gaston).
TB: M Cochrane 6; D Williams 4; E Rommel 2; E McNair; J Foxx; D Cramer.
RBI: M Cochrane 4 (81); D Williams (34).
2-out RBI: M Cochrane 4.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Williams-E McNair-P Todt.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hal Rhyne SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .280 .344 .358 .702 -0.075 0.99 0.039 -0.114 -0.5 1 5
Bill Sweeney 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .287 .318 .367 .685 -0.069 1.09 0.024 -0.094 -0.6 12 0
Al Van Camp LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .271 .314 .343 .657 0.022 0.95 0.086 -0.065 0.2 3 0 2B
Otis Miller 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .272 .304 .297 .601 -0.034 0.82 0.020 -0.054 -0.2 1 1 2B
Earl Webb RF 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .339 .412 .544 .955 0.123 1.06 0.176 -0.053 1.5 2 0 2·2B
Marty McManus 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .355 .356 .711 -0.088 1.17 0.026 -0.114 -0.6 1 1
Tom Oliver CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .275 .305 .357 .661 0.117 1.19 0.159 -0.042 0.7 4 0
Ed Connolly C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .068 .109 .091 .200 -0.079 1.34 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 0 0
   Charlie Berry PH-C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .283 .336 .391 .727 -0.208 2.33 0.000 -0.208 -1.1 2 0 GDP
Milt Gaston P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .226 .200 .426 -0.064 1.11 0.017 -0.081 -0.7 1 5 HBP
   Jack Rothrock PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .260 .323 .349 .672 0.032 0.61 0.032 0.000 0.1
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 0 3 37 .278 .297 .389 .686 -0.323 1.12 0.579 -0.904 -1.9 27 12
2B: A Van Camp (14, off E Rommel); E Webb 2 (58, 2 off E Rommel); O Miller (8, off E Rommel).
HBP: M Gaston (1, by E Rommel).
TB: E Webb 4; O Miller 2; A Van Camp 2; T Oliver 2; J Rothrock; B Sweeney; M McManus; H Rhyne.
GIDP: C Berry ().
RBI: E Webb 2 (91); O Miller (35).
2-out RBI: E Webb 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Gaston-B Sweeney.

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eddie Rommel, W (5-5) 9 10 3 3 0 3 0 3.24 37 58 0.323 1.12 1.9
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 0 3 0 3.00 37 58 0.323 1.12 1.9

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Gaston, L (2-11) 9 8 5 5 2 2 2 4.79 36 51 -0.177 0.69 -0.1
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 2 2 2 5.00 36 51 -0.177 0.69 -0.1
Balks: None.
WP: M Gaston (4).
HBP: E Rommel (1; M Gaston).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Hildebrand, 1B - Bill Dinneen, 2B - (none), 3B - Red Ormsby.
Time of Game: 1:14.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Boston Red Sox
1 Eric McNair 2B 1 Hal Rhyne SS
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 Bill Sweeney 1B
3 Mickey Cochrane C 3 Al Van Camp LF
4 Al Simmons LF 4 Otis Miller 3B
5 Jimmie Foxx 3B 5 Earl Webb RF
6 Bing Miller RF 6 Marty McManus 2B
7 Phil Todt 1B 7 Tom Oliver CF
8 Dib Williams SS 8 Ed Connolly C
9 Eddie Rommel P 9 Milt Gaston P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 3-2 2 1-3 RR PHA M. Cochrane M. Gaston 19% 82% Double to CF; Rommel Scores; Cramer Scores
b9 3-5 0 1-- OO BOS C. Berry E. Rommel 18% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --3 RR PHA M. Cochrane M. Gaston 17% 76% Home Run; Rommel Scores
t3 0-0 0 --- R PHA D. Williams M. Gaston 11% 61% Home Run
b3 1-3 2 -2- R BOS E. Webb E. Rommel -11% 58% Double to CF; Van Camp Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PHA E. McNair M. Gaston 3% 53% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO PHA D. Cramer M. Gaston -7% 46% Double Play: Flyball: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- PHA M. Cochrane M. Gaston 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PHA A. Simmons M. Gaston -2% 45% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne E. Rommel 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Sweeney E. Rommel -2% 45% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS A. Van Camp E. Rommel 3% 48% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 1-- O BOS O. Miller E. Rommel 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O PHA J. Foxx M. Gaston -2% 48% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- O PHA B. Miller M. Gaston -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O PHA P. Todt M. Gaston -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS E. Webb E. Rommel 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- BOS M. McManus E. Rommel -3% 45% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- BOS T. Oliver E. Rommel -6% 38% Single to RF; McManus to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 O BOS E. Connolly E. Rommel 6% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B; Oliver to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -23 O BOS M. Gaston E. Rommel 6% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- R PHA D. Williams M. Gaston 11% 61% Home Run
t3 1-0 0 --- PHA E. Rommel M. Gaston 3% 64% Single to 2B
t3 1-0 0 1-- O PHA E. McNair M. Gaston -2% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Rommel to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O PHA D. Cramer M. Gaston -3% 59% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 2 -2- PHA M. Cochrane M. Gaston 0% 60% Wild Pitch; Rommel to 3B
t3 1-0 2 --3 RR PHA M. Cochrane M. Gaston 17% 76% Home Run; Rommel Scores
t3 3-0 2 --- O PHA A. Simmons M. Gaston -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 1-2-3
b3 0-3 0 --- BOS H. Rhyne E. Rommel -4% 72% Single to LF
b3 0-3 0 1-- O BOS B. Sweeney E. Rommel 4% 75% Flyball: RF
b3 0-3 1 1-- BOS A. Van Camp E. Rommel -9% 67% Double to LF; Rhyne to 3B
b3 0-3 1 -23 RO BOS O. Miller E. Rommel 2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B; Rhyne Scores
b3 1-3 2 -2- R BOS E. Webb E. Rommel -11% 58% Double to CF; Van Camp Scores
b3 2-3 2 -2- O BOS M. McManus E. Rommel 4% 62% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 5-6-7
t4 3-2 0 --- O PHA J. Foxx M. Gaston -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t4 3-2 1 --- O PHA B. Miller M. Gaston -2% 58% Flyball: RF
t4 3-2 2 --- O PHA P. Todt M. Gaston -1% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 7-8-9
b4 2-3 0 --- O BOS T. Oliver E. Rommel 3% 60% Strikeout
b4 2-3 1 --- O BOS E. Connolly E. Rommel 2% 62% Flyball: C
b4 2-3 2 --- BOS M. Gaston E. Rommel -2% 60% Hit By Pitch
b4 2-3 2 1-- O BOS H. Rhyne E. Rommel 3% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 8-9-1
t5 3-2 0 --- O PHA D. Williams M. Gaston -3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- PHA E. Rommel M. Gaston 3% 63% Single to CF
t5 3-2 1 1-- O PHA E. McNair M. Gaston -3% 60% Foul Flyball: LF
t5 3-2 2 1-- PHA D. Cramer M. Gaston 3% 63% Single to RF; Rommel to 3B
t5 3-2 2 1-3 RR PHA M. Cochrane M. Gaston 19% 82% Double to CF; Rommel Scores; Cramer Scores
t5 5-2 2 -2- O PHA A. Simmons M. Gaston -2% 80% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 2-3-4
b5 2-5 0 --- O BOS B. Sweeney E. Rommel 3% 83% Flyball: LF
b5 2-5 1 --- O BOS A. Van Camp E. Rommel 2% 84% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-5 2 --- O BOS O. Miller E. Rommel 1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 5-6-7
t6 5-2 0 --- O PHA J. Foxx M. Gaston -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-2 1 --- O PHA B. Miller M. Gaston -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 5-2 2 --- O PHA P. Todt M. Gaston -1% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 5-6-7
b6 2-5 0 --- O BOS E. Webb E. Rommel 3% 86% Flyball: CF
b6 2-5 1 --- O BOS M. McManus E. Rommel 2% 88% Flyball: 2B
b6 2-5 2 --- O BOS T. Oliver E. Rommel 1% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 8-9-1
t7 5-2 0 --- O PHA D. Williams M. Gaston -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
t7 5-2 1 --- O PHA E. Rommel M. Gaston -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-2 2 --- O PHA E. McNair M. Gaston -1% 86% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 8-9-1
Charlie Berry pinch hits for Ed Connolly (C) batting 8th
b7 2-5 0 --- O BOS C. Berry E. Rommel 3% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-5 1 --- O BOS M. Gaston E. Rommel 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-5 2 --- O BOS H. Rhyne E. Rommel 1% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 2-3-4
Charlie Berry moves from PH to C
t8 5-2 0 --- O PHA D. Cramer M. Gaston -1% 92% Flyball: LF
t8 5-2 1 --- O PHA M. Cochrane M. Gaston -1% 91% Strikeout
t8 5-2 2 --- PHA A. Simmons M. Gaston 0% 91% Walk
t8 5-2 2 1-- PHA J. Foxx M. Gaston 1% 92% Single to LF; Simmons to 2B
t8 5-2 2 12- O PHA B. Miller M. Gaston -1% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 2-3-4
b8 2-5 0 --- O BOS B. Sweeney E. Rommel 3% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-5 1 --- O BOS A. Van Camp E. Rommel 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 2-5 2 --- BOS O. Miller E. Rommel -2% 93% Double to RF
b8 2-5 2 -2- R BOS E. Webb E. Rommel -7% 86% Double to LF; Miller Scores
b8 3-5 2 -2- O BOS M. McManus E. Rommel 6% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-3, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 7-8-9
t9 5-3 0 --- O PHA P. Todt M. Gaston -1% 91% Flyball: RF
t9 5-3 1 --- O PHA D. Williams M. Gaston -1% 90% Groundout: P-1B
t9 5-3 2 --- O PHA E. Rommel M. Gaston -0% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-5, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 7-8-9
b9 3-5 0 --- BOS T. Oliver E. Rommel -9% 80% Single to CF
b9 3-5 0 1-- OO BOS C. Berry E. Rommel 18% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
Jack Rothrock pinch hits for Milt Gaston (P) batting 9th
b9 3-5 2 --- BOS J. Rothrock E. Rommel -3% 95% Single to CF
b9 3-5 2 1-- O BOS H. Rhyne E. Rommel 5% 100% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Red Sox 3.

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