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@NYY
12
6
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@PHA
8
6
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@WSH
7
0
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@CHC
6
4
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@CIN
3
9
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7
Wednesday, August 31, 1938,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 3,000, Time of Game: 2:00
Browns
3
44-76
 Lost 1 
7th, 39½ GB
at Red Sox
6
69-50
 Won 1 
2nd, 14 GB
W: Bill Harris (3-3)
L: Lefty Mills (7-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  0  0   2  0  1   0  0  0    3  8  0
Red Sox         0  2  0   2  2  0   0  0  X    6  7  2

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mel Almada CF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .317 .365 .406 .771 0.004 0.93 0.080 -0.076 -0.1 1 0
George McQuinn 1B 4 1 3 0 1 0 5 .322 .381 .468 .849 0.079 1.29 0.136 -0.057 0.8 6 2
Buster Mills LF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .295 .363 .387 .750 -0.271 1.70 0.000 -0.271 -2.8 3 0 GDP
Harlond Clift 3B 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .294 .427 .563 .990 0.151 0.99 0.204 -0.053 1.5 1 4 HR
Beau Bell RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .267 .351 .429 .780 0.003 0.92 0.060 -0.057 -0.1 2 0
Red Kress SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .308 .385 .415 .800 -0.014 1.10 0.072 -0.086 0.3 1 2 2B
Billy Sullivan C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .268 .304 .366 .670 -0.109 0.90 0.000 -0.109 -1.2 6 1
Don Heffner 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .247 .352 .318 .670 0.029 1.03 0.088 -0.059 0.1 3 1
Lefty Mills P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .224 .120 .344 -0.093 1.20 0.000 -0.093 -0.9 1 1
   Mel Mazzera PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .295 .344 .438 .782 -0.042 1.69 0.000 -0.042 -0.4
Team Totals 36 3 8 3 3 4 39 .222 .282 .333 .615 -0.263 1.15 0.640 -0.903 -2.8 24 11
2B: R Kress (29, off B Harris).
HR: H Clift (29, off B Harris, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: H Clift 5; G McQuinn 3; R Kress 2; B Bell; D Heffner.
GIDP: B Mills ().
RBI: H Clift 2 (97); R Kress (66).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Clift-D Heffner.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doc Cramer CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .306 .357 .392 .749 -0.094 0.84 0.000 -0.094 -1.5 4 0
Joe Vosmik LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .323 .384 .457 .841 -0.016 0.54 0.024 -0.040 -0.3 3 0
Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .345 .461 .693 1.153 0.006 0.50 0.034 -0.028 0.1 8 0
Joe Cronin SS 2 1 1 0 1 1 4 .326 .430 .556 .986 0.039 0.96 0.065 -0.026 0.4 1 5 2B,SB,SH
Pinky Higgins 3B 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .299 .398 .377 .775 0.119 1.09 0.172 -0.053 1.5 0 1 2B,SB
Ben Chapman RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .316 .392 .473 .865 -0.039 0.79 0.022 -0.061 -1.2 4 0
Bobby Doerr 2B 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .286 .363 .407 .770 0.230 0.88 0.233 -0.003 2.5 3 3 2B,2·SB
Gene Desautels C 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .279 .388 .359 .746 0.072 0.66 0.089 -0.017 0.6 4 0
Bill Harris P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .154 .154 .154 .308 -0.081 0.79 0.000 -0.081 -1.4 0 1 SH
Team Totals 28 6 7 5 5 4 35 .250 .364 .357 .721 0.236 0.78 0.639 -0.403 0.9 27 10
2B: B Doerr (23, off L Mills); P Higgins (21, off L Mills); J Cronin (35, off L Mills).
SH: J Cronin (9, off L Mills); B Harris (2, off L Mills).
TB: B Doerr 4; P Higgins 2; J Cronin 2; J Vosmik; G Desautels.
RBI: B Doerr 2 (58); P Higgins 2 (72); G Desautels (38).
2-out RBI: G Desautels.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Higgins-B Doerr-J Foxx.
E: J Cronin 2 (30).
Baserunning
SB: B Doerr 2 (5, 3rd base off L Mills/B Sullivan, 2nd base off L Mills/B Sullivan); P Higgins (7, Home off L Mills/B Sullivan); J Cronin (6, 2nd base off L Mills/B Sullivan).

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Mills, L (7-9) 8 7 6 6 5 4 0 5.19 35 43 -0.236 0.78 -0.9
Team Totals 8 7 6 6 5 4 0 6.75 35 43 -0.236 0.78 -0.9

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Harris, W (3-3) 9 8 3 3 3 4 1 4.47 39 60 0.264 1.15 2.8
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 3 4 1 3.00 39 60 0.264 1.15 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Cal Hubbard, 1B - Joe Rue, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Kolls.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: 3,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Browns         Boston Red Sox
1 Mel Almada CF 1 Doc Cramer CF
2 George McQuinn 1B 2 Joe Vosmik LF
3 Buster Mills LF 3 Jimmie Foxx 1B
4 Harlond Clift 3B 4 Joe Cronin SS
5 Beau Bell RF 5 Pinky Higgins 3B
6 Red Kress SS 6 Ben Chapman RF
7 Billy Sullivan C 7 Bobby Doerr 2B
8 Don Heffner 2B 8 Gene Desautels C
9 Lefty Mills P 9 Bill Harris P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-2 1 1-- RR SLB H. Clift B. Harris -17% 53% Home Run; McQuinn Scores
b4 2-2 1 12- RR BOS B. Doerr L. Mills 17% 78% Double to LF; Chapman Scores; Cronin Scores
t7 3-6 1 12- OO SLB B. Mills B. Harris 11% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b2 1-0 2 -2- R BOS G. Desautels L. Mills 8% 71% Single to LF (Deep LF); Doerr Scores
b2 0-0 2 1-3 R BOS G. Desautels L. Mills 8% 63% Higgins Steals Hm; Doerr Steals 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SLB M. Almada B. Harris 2% 52% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- SLB G. McQuinn B. Harris -2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O SLB B. Mills B. Harris 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O SLB H. Clift B. Harris 2% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer L. Mills -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Vosmik L. Mills -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Foxx L. Mills -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O SLB B. Bell B. Harris 3% 53% Popfly: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O SLB R. Kress B. Harris 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O SLB B. Sullivan B. Harris 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Cronin L. Mills -3% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- BOS P. Higgins L. Mills 3% 56% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O BOS B. Chapman L. Mills -3% 53% Lineout: RF
b2 0-0 2 1-- BOS B. Doerr L. Mills 3% 55% Single to LF (Deep LF); Higgins to 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 R BOS G. Desautels L. Mills 8% 63% Higgins Steals Hm; Doerr Steals 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- R BOS G. Desautels L. Mills 8% 71% Single to LF (Deep LF); Doerr Scores
b2 2-0 2 1-- O BOS B. Harris L. Mills -2% 69% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- O SLB D. Heffner B. Harris 3% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O SLB L. Mills B. Harris 2% 73% Lineout: CF
t3 0-2 2 --- O SLB M. Almada B. Harris 1% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer L. Mills -2% 73% Popfly: SS
b3 2-0 1 --- O BOS J. Vosmik L. Mills -1% 71% Flyball: LF
b3 2-0 2 --- O BOS J. Foxx L. Mills -1% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Browns Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- SLB G. McQuinn B. Harris -4% 66% Single to LF
t4 0-2 0 1-- O SLB B. Mills B. Harris 4% 70% Strikeout
t4 0-2 1 1-- RR SLB H. Clift B. Harris -17% 53% Home Run; McQuinn Scores
t4 2-2 1 --- SLB B. Bell B. Harris -3% 50% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t4 2-2 1 1-- O SLB R. Kress B. Harris 4% 54% Flyball: RF
t4 2-2 2 1-- O SLB B. Sullivan B. Harris 3% 57% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Browns 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 4-5-6
b4 2-2 0 --- BOS J. Cronin L. Mills 4% 61% Walk
b4 2-2 0 1-- O BOS P. Higgins L. Mills -2% 58% Strikeout, Cronin Steals 2B
b4 2-2 1 -2- BOS B. Chapman L. Mills 2% 61% Walk
b4 2-2 1 12- RR BOS B. Doerr L. Mills 17% 78% Double to LF; Chapman Scores; Cronin Scores
b4 4-2 1 -2- BOS G. Desautels L. Mills 2% 80% Doerr Steals 3B
b4 4-2 1 --3 BOS G. Desautels L. Mills 1% 81% Walk
b4 4-2 1 1-3 O BOS B. Harris L. Mills -5% 76% Fielder's Choice 1B; Doerr out at Hm/1B-C; Desautels to 2B
b4 4-2 2 12- O BOS D. Cramer L. Mills -3% 72% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Browns 2, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Browns Batting, Behind 2-4, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 8-9-1
t5 2-4 0 --- SLB D. Heffner B. Harris -5% 68% Single to CF
t5 2-4 0 1-- O SLB L. Mills B. Harris 4% 72% Flyball: CF
t5 2-4 1 1-- O SLB M. Almada B. Harris 4% 76% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 2-4 2 1-- SLB G. McQuinn B. Harris -2% 74% Single to CF; Almada to 2B
t5 2-4 2 12- O SLB B. Mills B. Harris 6% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Browns 2, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 2-3-4
b5 4-2 0 --- BOS J. Vosmik L. Mills 2% 82% Single to LF (Deep LF)
b5 4-2 0 1-- BOS J. Foxx L. Mills 3% 85% Walk; Vosmik to 2B
b5 4-2 0 12- O BOS J. Cronin L. Mills -0% 85% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Foxx to 2B; Vosmik to 3B
b5 4-2 1 -23 RR BOS P. Higgins L. Mills 7% 92% Double to RF; Foxx Scores; Vosmik Scores
b5 6-2 1 -2- OO BOS B. Chapman L. Mills -3% 89% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 2, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 6th, Browns Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 4-5-6
t6 2-6 0 --- SLB H. Clift B. Harris -3% 86% Single to LF
t6 2-6 0 1-- O SLB B. Bell B. Harris 3% 89% Flyball: LF
t6 2-6 1 1-- R SLB R. Kress B. Harris -7% 82% Double to CF; Clift Scores
t6 3-6 1 -2- O SLB B. Sullivan B. Harris 4% 86% Flyball: CF
t6 3-6 2 -2- O SLB D. Heffner B. Harris 3% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 3, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 7-8-9
b6 6-3 0 --- BOS B. Doerr L. Mills 1% 91% Single to LF
b6 6-3 0 1-- O BOS G. Desautels L. Mills -1% 89% Flyball: RF
b6 6-3 1 1-- O BOS B. Harris L. Mills -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Doerr to 2B
b6 6-3 2 -2- O BOS D. Cramer L. Mills -2% 87% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 3, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 7th, Browns Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 9-1-2
t7 3-6 0 --- O SLB L. Mills B. Harris 3% 90% Flyball: RF
t7 3-6 1 --- SLB M. Almada B. Harris -3% 87% Walk
t7 3-6 1 1-- SLB G. McQuinn B. Harris -5% 82% Walk; Almada to 2B
t7 3-6 1 12- OO SLB B. Mills B. Harris 11% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 3, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 2-3-4
b7 6-3 0 --- O BOS J. Vosmik L. Mills -1% 92% Flyball: LF
b7 6-3 1 --- O BOS J. Foxx L. Mills -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 6-3 2 --- BOS J. Cronin L. Mills 1% 92% Double to LF
b7 6-3 2 -2- O BOS P. Higgins L. Mills -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 3, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 8th, Browns Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 4-5-6
t8 3-6 0 --- O SLB H. Clift B. Harris 3% 94% Strikeout
t8 3-6 1 --- SLB B. Bell B. Harris -3% 91% Single to CF
t8 3-6 1 1-- O SLB R. Kress B. Harris 3% 94% Groundout: P-1B; Bell to 2B
t8 3-6 2 -2- O SLB B. Sullivan B. Harris 3% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 3, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Browns' Lefty Mills facing 6-7-8
b8 6-3 0 --- O BOS B. Chapman L. Mills -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-3 1 --- O BOS B. Doerr L. Mills -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-3 2 --- O BOS G. Desautels L. Mills -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 3, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 9th, Browns Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Bill Harris facing 8-9-1
t9 3-6 0 --- SLB D. Heffner B. Harris -4% 91% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
Mel Mazzera pinch hits for Lefty Mills (P) batting 9th
t9 3-6 0 1-- O SLB M. Mazzera B. Harris 4% 95% Strikeout
t9 3-6 1 1-- SLB M. Almada B. Harris -5% 90% Walk; Heffner to 2B
t9 3-6 1 12- O SLB G. McQuinn B. Harris 6% 96% Popfly: SS
t9 3-6 2 12- O SLB B. Mills B. Harris 4% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Browns 3, Red Sox 6.

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