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Standings
DET
@BAL
7
0
CLE
@BOS
2
4
CHW
@NYY
6
3
KCA
@WSH
9
4
PHI
@CHC
0
4
PIT
@CIN
1
4
NYG
@MLN
4
7
BRO
@STL
4
5
 
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Saturday, June 18, 1955,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 18,430, Time of Game: 2:17
Indians
2
37-25
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2½ GB
at Red Sox
4
30-32
 Won 1 
5th, 9½ GB
L: Mike Garcia (3-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  9  0
Red Sox         0  1  1   0  0  1   0  1  X    4  8  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B 3 0 1 0 2 1 5 .285 .380 .458 .837 0.043 1.56 0.150 -0.107 0.8 0 1 SB
Bobby Avila 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .260 .383 .379 .762 -0.360 1.69 0.000 -0.360 -3.2 2 4 GDP
Larry Doby CF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .303 .371 .431 .802 0.039 0.92 0.083 -0.044 0.2 3 0 2B
Al Rosen 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .240 .366 .404 .770 -0.160 1.54 0.000 -0.160 -1.3 10 0
Gene Woodling LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .232 .333 .361 .695 -0.128 1.21 0.037 -0.164 -1.1 4 0 CS
Dave Philley RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .402 .481 .884 0.081 1.43 0.138 -0.056 1.0 1 0
George Strickland SS 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .211 .331 .333 .664 -0.017 1.58 0.044 -0.061 -0.2 0 2 SH
   Dale Mitchell PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .290 .357 .647 0.165 1.60 0.165 0.000 0.7 3B
   Jim Hegan C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .284 .291 .575 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Hal Naragon C 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .273 .407 .318 .726 0.097 1.78 0.131 -0.034 0.9 2 1
   Bob Lemon PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .209 .333 .279 .612 -0.141 3.24 0.000 -0.141 -0.6
   Sam Dente SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .286 .235 .520 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Garcia P 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .281 .314 .375 .689 0.023 2.10 0.115 -0.092 0.3 1 1
   Ralph Kiner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .383 .454 .837 -0.093 3.31 0.000 -0.093 -0.4
   Don Mossi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .500 .250 .750 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 33 2 9 2 5 5 39 .273 .368 .364 .732 -0.451 1.58 0.863 -1.312 -2.9 24 10
2B: L Doby (4, off F Sullivan).
3B: D Mitchell (1, off F Sullivan).
SH: G Strickland (5, off F Sullivan).
TB: L Doby 3; D Mitchell 3; D Philley 2; M Garcia; A Smith; G Woodling; H Naragon.
GIDP: B Avila (7).
RBI: H Naragon (2); M Garcia (4).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Avila-H Naragon-A Rosen.
Baserunning
SB: A Smith (4, 2nd base off F Sullivan/S White).
CS: G Woodling (2, 3rd base by F Sullivan/S White).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .236 .353 .304 .657 0.066 0.80 0.105 -0.038 1.0 2 3
   Gene Stephens PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .337 .423 .578 1.001 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Eddie Joost 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .149 .259 .284 .543 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Billy Klaus SS 3 0 2 1 0 0 4 .313 .404 .458 .862 0.027 0.96 0.076 -0.049 0.6 1 0 2B,SF
Ted Williams LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .361 .494 .803 1.297 -0.069 0.98 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 2 0 IW
Jackie Jensen RF 3 1 1 2 0 0 4 .254 .325 .492 .816 0.140 1.02 0.197 -0.057 0.2 1 0 HR,SF
Norm Zauchin 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .263 .348 .481 .829 -0.077 0.74 0.000 -0.077 -1.1 9 2
Sammy White C 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .251 .318 .374 .693 0.139 0.75 0.159 -0.020 1.5 6 1 HR,2B
Grady Hatton 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .216 .367 .320 .686 -0.035 0.69 0.000 -0.035 -0.5 0 4
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .236 .310 .366 .677 -0.136 0.96 0.000 -0.136 -1.3 4 1
Frank Sullivan P 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .111 .158 .194 .352 -0.005 0.76 0.032 -0.037 -0.0 2 0
Team Totals 29 4 8 4 1 2 32 .276 .281 .552 .833 0.050 0.86 0.569 -0.518 -0.3 27 12
2B: S White (12, off M Garcia); B Klaus (6, off D Mossi).
HR: S White (5, off M Garcia, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF); J Jensen (13, off M Garcia, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep CF).
SF: B Klaus (3, off M Garcia); J Jensen (5, off D Mossi).
IBB: T Williams (3, by D Mossi).
TB: S White 6; J Jensen 4; B Klaus 3; B Goodman 2; F Sullivan.
RBI: J Jensen 2 (47); B Klaus (25); S White (24).
2-out RBI: J Jensen.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Hatton-B Goodman-N Zauchin; J Piersall-S White.
E: B Goodman (12).
Outfield Assists: J Piersall (H Naragon at 3rd base).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Garcia, L (3-8) 7 6 3 3 0 1 2 3.81 26 54 0.007 0.88 0.8
Don Mossi 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.95 6 0 0 -0.057 0.77 -0.5
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 1 2 2 4.50 32 54 0 0 -0.050 0.86 0.3

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Sullivan, W (8-6) 9 9 2 1 5 5 0 3.22 39 63 0.450 1.58 2.9
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 5 5 0 1.00 39 63 0.450 1.58 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Mossi (1; T Williams).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Bill Summers, 3B - Eddie Hurley.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 18,430.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Al Smith 3B 1 Billy Goodman 2B
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Billy Klaus SS
3 Larry Doby CF 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Al Rosen 1B 4 Jackie Jensen RF
5 Gene Woodling LF 5 Norm Zauchin 1B
6 Dave Philley RF 6 Sammy White C
7 George Strickland SS 7 Grady Hatton 3B
8 Hal Naragon C 8 Jim Piersall CF
9 Mike Garcia P 9 Frank Sullivan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-2 2 --- R BOS J. Jensen M. Garcia 18% 70% Home Run (Deep CF)
t4 2-2 1 123 OO CLE B. Avila F. Sullivan 18% 56% Double Play: Flyball: CF-C
t8 2-3 1 --- CLE D. Mitchell F. Sullivan -17% 63% Triple to RF
t8 2-3 1 --3 O CLE B. Lemon F. Sullivan 14% 77% Strikeout
t4 1-2 1 12- R CLE M. Garcia F. Sullivan -12% 46% Single to LF; Strickland Scores; Naragon to 2B

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' Frank Sullivan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Smith F. Sullivan -3% 47% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO CLE B. Avila F. Sullivan 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CLE L. Doby F. Sullivan -2% 52% Double to LF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O CLE A. Rosen F. Sullivan 3% 55% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 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 B. Goodman M. Garcia -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Klaus M. Garcia 2% 55% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS T. Williams M. Garcia -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B; Klaus to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O BOS J. Jensen M. Garcia -3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE G. Woodling F. Sullivan -4% 46% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- CLE D. Philley F. Sullivan -6% 41% Single to CF; Woodling to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O CLE G. Strickland F. Sullivan 8% 48% Woodling Caught Stealing 3B (C-SS); Philley to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -2- O CLE G. Strickland F. Sullivan 4% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 -2- O CLE H. Naragon F. Sullivan 3% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS N. Zauchin M. Garcia -2% 53% Lineout: 2B
b2 0-0 1 --- R BOS S. White M. Garcia 10% 63% Home Run
b2 1-0 1 --- O BOS G. Hatton M. Garcia -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O BOS J. Piersall M. Garcia -1% 61% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE M. Garcia F. Sullivan 3% 64% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- CLE A. Smith F. Sullivan -3% 61% Walk
t3 0-1 1 1-- CLE B. Avila F. Sullivan -2% 59% Smith Steals 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- O CLE B. Avila F. Sullivan 4% 63% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 2 -2- CLE L. Doby F. Sullivan -1% 62% Walk
t3 0-1 2 12- O CLE A. Rosen F. Sullivan 5% 67% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- BOS F. Sullivan M. Garcia 3% 70% Single to CF
b3 1-0 0 1-- BOS B. Goodman M. Garcia 9% 79% Single to CF; Sullivan to 3B; Goodman to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 1-0 0 -23 RO BOS B. Klaus M. Garcia -1% 77% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Sullivan Scores
b3 2-0 1 -2- O BOS T. Williams M. Garcia -3% 75% Flyball: LF
b3 2-0 2 -2- O BOS J. Jensen M. Garcia -3% 72% Lineout: P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 5-6-7
t4 0-2 0 --- O CLE G. Woodling F. Sullivan 3% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-2 1 --- CLE D. Philley F. Sullivan -3% 72% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Philley to 1B
t4 0-2 1 1-- CLE G. Strickland F. Sullivan -4% 68% Walk; Philley to 2B
t4 0-2 1 12- R CLE H. Naragon F. Sullivan -11% 57% Single to CF; Philley Scores/unER; Strickland to 2B
t4 1-2 1 12- R CLE M. Garcia F. Sullivan -12% 46% Single to LF; Strickland Scores; Naragon to 2B
t4 2-2 1 12- CLE A. Smith F. Sullivan -7% 39% Walk; Naragon to 3B; Garcia to 2B
t4 2-2 1 123 OO CLE B. Avila F. Sullivan 18% 56% Double Play: Flyball: CF-C
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 5-6-7
b4 2-2 0 --- O BOS N. Zauchin M. Garcia -3% 53% Flyball: LF
b4 2-2 1 --- O BOS S. White M. Garcia -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-2 2 --- O BOS G. Hatton M. Garcia -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 3-4-5
t5 2-2 0 --- O CLE L. Doby F. Sullivan 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-2 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen F. Sullivan 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-2 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling F. Sullivan 2% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 8-9-1
b5 2-2 0 --- O BOS J. Piersall M. Garcia -3% 54% Popfly: 2B
b5 2-2 1 --- O BOS F. Sullivan M. Garcia -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-2 2 --- O BOS B. Goodman M. Garcia -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 6-7-8
t6 2-2 0 --- CLE D. Philley F. Sullivan -5% 45% Single to RF
t6 2-2 0 1-- O CLE G. Strickland F. Sullivan 2% 47% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Philley to 2B
t6 2-2 1 -2- CLE H. Naragon F. Sullivan -3% 45% Walk
t6 2-2 1 12- O CLE M. Garcia F. Sullivan 7% 51% Strikeout
t6 2-2 2 12- O CLE A. Smith F. Sullivan 7% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 2-3-4
b6 2-2 0 --- O BOS B. Klaus M. Garcia -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-2 1 --- O BOS T. Williams M. Garcia -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b6 2-2 2 --- R BOS J. Jensen M. Garcia 18% 70% Home Run (Deep CF)
b6 3-2 2 --- O BOS N. Zauchin M. Garcia -1% 69% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 2-3-4
t7 2-3 0 --- O CLE B. Avila F. Sullivan 5% 73% Strikeout
t7 2-3 1 --- CLE L. Doby F. Sullivan -5% 68% Single to LF
t7 2-3 1 1-- O CLE A. Rosen F. Sullivan 6% 74% Strikeout
t7 2-3 2 1-- O CLE G. Woodling F. Sullivan 5% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
b7 3-2 0 --- BOS S. White M. Garcia 5% 84% Double to CF
b7 3-2 0 -2- O BOS G. Hatton M. Garcia -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B; White to 3B
b7 3-2 1 --3 OO BOS J. Piersall M. Garcia -9% 74% Double Play: Fielder's Choice 2B; White out at Hm/2B-C; Piersall out at 1B/C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 6-7-8
t8 2-3 0 --- O CLE D. Philley F. Sullivan 6% 79% Groundout: 1B-P
Dale Mitchell pinch hits for George Strickland (SS) batting 7th
t8 2-3 1 --- CLE D. Mitchell F. Sullivan -17% 63% Triple to RF
Bob Lemon pinch hits for Hal Naragon (C) batting 8th
t8 2-3 1 --3 O CLE B. Lemon F. Sullivan 14% 77% Strikeout
Ralph Kiner pinch hits for Mike Garcia (P) batting 9th
t8 2-3 2 --3 O CLE R. Kiner F. Sullivan 9% 86% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Don Mossi facing 9-1-2
Don Mossi replaces Ralph Kiner (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Jim Hegan replaces Dale Mitchell (PH) playing C batting 7th
Sam Dente replaces Bob Lemon (PH) playing SS batting 8th
b8 3-2 0 --- O BOS F. Sullivan D. Mossi -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 3-2 1 --- BOS B. Goodman D. Mossi 2% 86% Single to LF
Gene Stephens pinch runs for Billy Goodman (2B) batting 1st
b8 3-2 1 1-- BOS B. Klaus D. Mossi 5% 92% Double to RF; Stephens to 3B
b8 3-2 1 -23 BOS T. Williams D. Mossi 0% 92% Intentional Walk
b8 3-2 1 123 RO BOS J. Jensen D. Mossi 2% 93% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Stephens Scores
b8 4-2 2 12- O BOS N. Zauchin D. Mossi -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 1-2-3
Eddie Joost replaces Gene Stephens (PR) playing 2B batting 1st
t9 2-4 0 --- O CLE A. Smith F. Sullivan 4% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-4 1 --- O CLE B. Avila F. Sullivan 3% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 2-4 2 --- O CLE L. Doby F. Sullivan 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 4.

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