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Standings
CLE
@BOS
6
4
CHW
@NYY
7
1
DET
@PHA
8
6
SLB
@WSH
8
0
SLB
@WSH
3
2
 
(10)
PHI
@CHC
4
7
NYG
@CIN
6
5
BSN
@PIT
5
6
BRO
@STL
1
7
Tuesday, September 18, 1951,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 20,824, Time of Game: 2:06
Indians
6
91-56
 Won 1 
1st
at Red Sox
4
86-56
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2½ GB
W: Mike Garcia (20-12)
L: Bill Wight (7-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  1   0  0  4   0  0  1    6  7  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  2    4  9  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .306 .374 .405 .779 -0.027 0.81 0.011 -0.038 -0.6 1 5
Ray Boone SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .234 .305 .321 .626 0.027 0.86 0.076 -0.049 0.0 1 5 2B
Larry Doby CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .306 .432 .534 .966 -0.060 0.58 0.000 -0.060 -0.8 2 0
Al Rosen 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .265 .363 .452 .815 0.044 0.68 0.085 -0.041 0.5 0 1 2B
Luke Easter 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .272 .333 .473 .806 0.029 0.67 0.078 -0.049 1.5 15 0 HR
Sam Chapman LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .215 .299 .311 .610 -0.030 0.42 0.007 -0.037 -0.4 4 0
Bob Kennedy RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .246 .321 .388 .709 0.072 0.56 0.105 -0.033 0.2 0 0 HR
Jim Hegan C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .301 .347 .648 0.020 0.63 0.051 -0.031 -0.2 2 2
Mike Garcia P 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .214 .241 .321 .563 0.120 0.97 0.142 -0.022 0.7 2 2 2B
Team Totals 34 6 7 6 1 4 35 .206 .229 .471 .699 0.195 0.68 0.555 -0.360 0.9 27 15
2B: M Garcia (4, off B Wight); R Boone (13, off B Wight); A Rosen (28, off B Wight).
HR: B Kennedy (7, off B Wight, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs); L Easter (24, off W Nixon, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: L Easter 5; B Kennedy 4; M Garcia 2; A Rosen 2; R Boone 2; J Hegan.
RBI: L Easter 2 (95); B Avila (56); B Kennedy (27); A Rosen (99); R Boone (45).
2-out RBI: A Rosen; L Easter.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 3 for 6.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dom DiMaggio CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .305 .376 .432 .808 -0.018 0.91 0.047 -0.064 -0.3 1 0
Johnny Pesky SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .315 .422 .408 .830 -0.041 0.85 0.015 -0.056 -0.5 0 0
Ted Williams LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .326 .474 .574 1.048 0.097 0.78 0.133 -0.036 0.8 3 0 2B
Clyde Vollmer RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .361 .484 .845 -0.055 0.87 0.025 -0.080 -0.5 3 0
Billy Goodman 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .388 .372 .760 -0.035 1.03 0.051 -0.085 -0.2 1 2
Walt Dropo 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .242 .318 .367 .685 0.107 1.03 0.150 -0.043 1.4 13 0 HR
Fred Hatfield 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .190 .297 .302 .598 -0.068 1.61 0.032 -0.100 -0.1 2 9
Buddy Rosar C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .226 .305 .286 .591 -0.071 0.92 0.000 -0.071 -0.6 4 0
   Vern Stephens PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .298 .364 .504 .868 -0.092 2.82 0.000 -0.092 -0.1
Bill Wight P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .075 .140 .075 .215 -0.046 0.81 0.000 -0.046 -0.4 0 0
   Ellis Kinder P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .118 .147 .265 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Charlie Maxwell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .197 .279 .361 .640 -0.031 1.17 0.000 -0.031 -0.3
   Willard Nixon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .348 .442 .790 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lou Boudreau PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .352 .399 .751 -0.054 1.87 0.000 -0.054 -0.4
Team Totals 36 4 9 4 0 3 36 .250 .250 .361 .611 -0.307 1.07 0.453 -0.758 -1.1 27 11
2B: T Williams (28, off M Garcia).
HR: W Dropo (10, off M Garcia, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: W Dropo 5; T Williams 3; B Goodman; D DiMaggio; J Pesky; C Vollmer; F Hatfield.
RBI: T Williams (124); V Stephens (76); F Hatfield (11); W Dropo (56).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Garcia, W (20-12) 9 9 4 4 0 3 1 3.06 36 56 0.306 1.07 1.1
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 0 3 1 4.00 36 56 0.306 1.07 1.1

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Wight, L (7-6) 5.2 6 5 5 0 1 1 4.92 23 38 -0.221 0.92 -1.8
Ellis Kinder 2.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.53 8 1 0 0.043 0.28 1.4
Willard Nixon 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.92 4 0 0 -0.016 0.08 -0.4
Team Totals 9 7 6 6 1 4 2 6.00 35 38 1 0 -0.194 0.68 -0.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Berry, 1B - Bill McGowan, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Bill McKinley.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: 20,824.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Bobby Avila 2B 1 Dom DiMaggio CF
2 Ray Boone SS 2 Johnny Pesky SS
3 Larry Doby CF 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Al Rosen 3B 4 Clyde Vollmer RF
5 Luke Easter 1B 5 Billy Goodman 2B
6 Sam Chapman LF 6 Walt Dropo 1B
7 Bob Kennedy RF 7 Fred Hatfield 3B
8 Jim Hegan C 8 Buddy Rosar C
9 Mike Garcia P 9 Bill Wight P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-1 0 1-- CLE M. Garcia B. Wight 14% 69% Double to CF; Hegan to 3B
b4 0-1 1 -2- R BOS T. Williams M. Garcia -12% 42% Double to LF; DiMaggio Scores
t3 0-0 0 --- R CLE B. Kennedy B. Wight 10% 60% Home Run
b9 2-6 0 12- BOS W. Dropo M. Garcia -10% 80% Single to LF; Goodman to 2B; Vollmer to 3B
b9 3-6 1 -23 RO BOS V. Stephens M. Garcia 9% 95% Groundout: SS-1B; Dropo to 3B; Goodman Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bill Wight facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila B. Wight -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Boone B. Wight -2% 46% Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Wight -1% 45% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Garcia 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Pesky M. Garcia 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BOS T. Williams M. Garcia 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bill Wight facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen B. Wight -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE L. Easter B. Wight -2% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE S. Chapman B. Wight -1% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS C. Vollmer M. Garcia 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O BOS B. Goodman M. Garcia 2% 49% Groundout: C-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O BOS W. Dropo M. Garcia 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bill Wight facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- R CLE B. Kennedy B. Wight 10% 60% Home Run
t3 1-0 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Wight -2% 58% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 1 --- O CLE M. Garcia B. Wight -2% 56% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 2 --- O CLE B. Avila B. Wight -1% 55% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O BOS F. Hatfield M. Garcia 3% 58% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O BOS B. Rosar M. Garcia 2% 60% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 2 --- O BOS B. Wight M. Garcia 1% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Bill Wight facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- O CLE R. Boone B. Wight -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Wight -2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O CLE A. Rosen B. Wight -1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- BOS D. DiMaggio M. Garcia -5% 51% Single to LF
b4 0-1 0 1-- O BOS J. Pesky M. Garcia 3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B; DiMaggio to 2B
b4 0-1 1 -2- R BOS T. Williams M. Garcia -12% 42% Double to LF; DiMaggio Scores
b4 1-1 1 -2- O BOS C. Vollmer M. Garcia 4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B; Williams to 3B
b4 1-1 2 --3 O BOS B. Goodman M. Garcia 5% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Bill Wight facing 5-6-7
t5 1-1 0 --- O CLE L. Easter B. Wight -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-1 1 --- O CLE S. Chapman B. Wight -2% 45% Flyball: CF
t5 1-1 2 --- O CLE B. Kennedy B. Wight -2% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
b5 1-1 0 --- O BOS W. Dropo M. Garcia 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-1 1 --- BOS F. Hatfield M. Garcia -3% 43% Single to RF
b5 1-1 1 1-- O BOS B. Rosar M. Garcia 4% 47% Lineout: SS
b5 1-1 2 1-- O BOS B. Wight M. Garcia 3% 50% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Bill Wight facing 8-9-1
t6 1-1 0 --- CLE J. Hegan B. Wight 5% 55% Single to LF
t6 1-1 0 1-- CLE M. Garcia B. Wight 14% 69% Double to CF; Hegan to 3B
t6 1-1 0 -23 RO CLE B. Avila B. Wight 1% 70% Flyball: RF; Garcia to 3B; Hegan Scores
t6 2-1 1 --3 R CLE R. Boone B. Wight 8% 78% Double to RF; Garcia Scores
t6 3-1 1 -2- O CLE L. Doby B. Wight -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B; Boone to 3B
t6 3-1 2 --3 R CLE A. Rosen B. Wight 9% 84% Double to LF; Boone Scores
t6 4-1 2 -2- R CLE L. Easter B. Wight 6% 90% Single to CF; Rosen Scores
Ellis Kinder replaces Bill Wight pitching and batting 9th
t6 5-1 2 1-- CLE S. Chapman E. Kinder 1% 90% Walk; Easter to 2B
t6 5-1 2 12- O CLE B. Kennedy E. Kinder -2% 89% Strikeout
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
b6 1-5 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Garcia 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-5 1 --- O BOS J. Pesky M. Garcia 1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
b6 1-5 2 --- BOS T. Williams M. Garcia -1% 91% Single to CF
b6 1-5 2 1-- O BOS C. Vollmer M. Garcia 2% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Ellis Kinder facing 8-9-1
t7 5-1 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan E. Kinder -1% 93% Flyball: 3B
t7 5-1 1 --- O CLE M. Garcia E. Kinder -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 5-1 2 --- O CLE B. Avila E. Kinder -0% 92% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 5-6-7
b7 1-5 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman M. Garcia 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-P
b7 1-5 1 --- R BOS W. Dropo M. Garcia -5% 89% Home Run
b7 2-5 1 --- O BOS F. Hatfield M. Garcia 2% 91% Strikeout (C-1B)
b7 2-5 2 --- O BOS B. Rosar M. Garcia 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, Red Sox' Ellis Kinder facing 2-3-4
t8 5-2 0 --- O CLE R. Boone E. Kinder -1% 91% Flyball: 2B
t8 5-2 1 --- O CLE L. Doby E. Kinder -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-2 2 --- O CLE A. Rosen E. Kinder -0% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 9-1-2
Charlie Maxwell pinch hits for Ellis Kinder (P) batting 9th
b8 2-5 0 --- O BOS C. Maxwell M. Garcia 3% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-5 1 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Garcia 2% 95% Flyball: CF
b8 2-5 2 --- BOS J. Pesky M. Garcia -2% 94% Single to CF
b8 2-5 2 1-- O BOS T. Williams M. Garcia 3% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 5-6-7
Willard Nixon replaces Charlie Maxwell (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-2 0 --- R CLE L. Easter W. Nixon 2% 98% Home Run
t9 6-2 0 --- O CLE S. Chapman W. Nixon -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 6-2 1 --- O CLE B. Kennedy W. Nixon -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t9 6-2 2 --- O CLE J. Hegan W. Nixon -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-6, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
b9 2-6 0 --- BOS C. Vollmer M. Garcia -2% 95% Single to LF
b9 2-6 0 1-- BOS B. Goodman M. Garcia -5% 90% Single to LF; Vollmer to 2B
b9 2-6 0 12- BOS W. Dropo M. Garcia -10% 80% Single to LF; Goodman to 2B; Vollmer to 3B
b9 2-6 0 123 RO BOS F. Hatfield M. Garcia 5% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Dropo to 2B; Goodman to 3B; Vollmer Scores
Vern Stephens pinch hits for Buddy Rosar (C) batting 8th
b9 3-6 1 -23 RO BOS V. Stephens M. Garcia 9% 95% Groundout: SS-1B; Dropo to 3B; Goodman Scores
Lou Boudreau pinch hits for Willard Nixon (P) batting 9th
b9 4-6 2 --3 O BOS L. Boudreau M. Garcia 5% 100% Groundout: P unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 4.

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