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DET
@BAL
8
4
DET
@BAL
7
8
CLE
@BOS
2
6
CHW
@NYY
7
4
KCA
@WSH
6
4
 
(11)
KCA
@WSH
4
1
NYG
@CHC
2
4
NYG
@CHC
8
9
BRO
@CIN
3
4
 
(10)
PHI
@MLN
1
2
PIT
@STL
1
6
Wednesday, July 27, 1955,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 25,341, Time of Game: 2:26
Indians
2
58-40
 Lost 2 
3rd, 2 GB
at Red Sox
6
57-41
 Won 3 
4th, 3 GB
W: Tom Brewer (8-8)
L: Art Houtteman (7-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   3  3  0   0  0  X    6 13  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .895 -0.022 0.77 0.035 -0.057 -0.1 2 0 HBP
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .265 .739 -0.044 0.83 0.025 -0.069 -0.3 6 0
Vic Wertz RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .256 .854 0.028 0.95 0.119 -0.091 -0.1 1 1 HR
Al Rosen 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .248 .789 0.002 0.94 0.098 -0.096 -0.2 3 0 2B,CS
Ralph Kiner LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 .250 .828 -0.055 0.66 0.026 -0.081 -0.8 3 0
Ferris Fain 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 .256 .786 0.100 0.76 0.110 -0.010 0.9 0 1
George Strickland SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .207 .597 -0.033 1.45 0.028 -0.062 -0.3 2 0 SH
   Gene Woodling PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .680 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
Jim Hegan C 1 0 0 1 0 0 .196 .597 -0.042 2.05 0.003 -0.045 -0.6 4 0 SF
   Hal Naragon PH-C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .730 -0.013 0.35 0.003 -0.016 -0.1 2 0
Art Houtteman P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .317 -0.061 1.17 0.000 -0.061 -0.7 1 0
   Bob Feller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .170 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dale Mitchell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .547 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
   Jose Santiago P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Larry Doby PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .859 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
Team Totals 30 2 6 2 3 2 .200 .619 -0.159 0.87 0.447 -0.607 -2.9 24 2
2B: A Rosen (8, off T Brewer).
HR: V Wertz (10, off T Brewer; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: J Hegan (4, off T Brewer).
SH: G Strickland (10, off T Brewer).
HBP: A Smith (10, by T Brewer).
TB: V Wertz 4; F Fain 2; A Rosen 2; B Avila; H Naragon.
RBI: J Hegan (19); V Wertz (40).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Wertz-B Avila.
Outfield Assists: V Wertz (J Jensen at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: A Rosen (3, 2nd base by T Brewer/S White).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 4 0 3 1 1 0 .287 .759 0.162 0.62 0.163 -0.001 2.0 6 0 2B
Billy Klaus SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 .291 .753 -0.076 0.81 0.019 -0.094 -1.3 2 3
Ted Williams LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 .340 1.252 -0.050 0.85 0.035 -0.085 -0.6 1 0
   Gene Stephens PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .884 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jackie Jensen RF 4 0 2 0 1 1 .277 .853 0.006 0.83 0.067 -0.060 0.7 6 0 2B
Norm Zauchin 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .791 -0.135 0.90 0.000 -0.135 -2.4 2 0
Sammy White C 3 2 1 0 0 0 .274 .732 -0.029 1.03 0.045 -0.074 -0.7 2 1 HBP
Grady Hatton 3B 4 2 2 0 0 0 .240 .684 0.047 0.84 0.073 -0.027 0.2 6 0
Jim Piersall CF 3 2 2 4 1 1 .260 .755 0.379 1.25 0.396 -0.017 3.3 1 0 HR
Tom Brewer P 4 0 1 1 0 0 .143 .329 0.037 0.61 0.069 -0.031 0.4 0 0
Team Totals 36 6 13 6 4 5 .361 .939 0.341 0.85 0.867 -0.524 1.7 27 4
2B: B Goodman (22, off A Houtteman); J Jensen (18, off B Feller).
HR: J Piersall (7, off A Houtteman; 4th inn, 2 on, 1 out to CF).
HBP: S White (5, by A Houtteman).
TB: J Piersall 5; B Goodman 4; J Jensen 3; G Hatton 2; B Klaus; T Williams; T Brewer; S White.
RBI: J Piersall 4 (43); T Brewer (2); B Goodman (28).
2-out RBI: B Goodman; J Piersall; T Brewer.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Zauchin.
E: S White (10).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Art Houtteman, L (7-4) 4.2 10 6 6 3 2 1 3.44 28 19 -0.377 1.19 -3.8
Bob Feller 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.72 4 2 0 0.026 0.27 1.1
Jose Santiago 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 9 0 0 0.011 0.07 1.1
Team Totals 8 13 6 6 4 5 1 6.75 41 19 2 0 -0.340 0.85 -1.7

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Brewer, W (8-8) 9 6 2 2 3 2 1 3.87 36 66 0.160 0.87 2.9
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 2 1 2.00 36 66 0.160 0.87 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: A Houtteman (2; S White); T Brewer (6; A Smith).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Al Smith CF 1 Billy Goodman 2B
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Billy Klaus SS
3 Vic Wertz RF 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Al Rosen 3B 4 Jackie Jensen RF
5 Ralph Kiner LF 5 Norm Zauchin 1B
6 Ferris Fain 1B 6 Sammy White C
7 George Strickland SS 7 Grady Hatton 3B
8 Jim Hegan C 8 Jim Piersall CF
9 Art Houtteman P 9 Tom Brewer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-2 1 12- RRR BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman 29% 66% Home Run; White Scores; Hatton Scores
t4 0-0 0 --- R CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer -12% 38% Home Run
b5 3-2 2 1-3 R BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman 10% 81% Single to RF; Hatton to 3B; White Scores
b1 0-0 2 123 O BOS S. White A. Houtteman -7% 50% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 1 123 O BOS N. Zauchin A. Houtteman -7% 57% Flyball: 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' Tom Brewer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Smith T. Brewer -3% 47% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Avila T. Brewer 3% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer 5% 55% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman 3% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS B. Klaus A. Houtteman -3% 55% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- BOS T. Williams A. Houtteman 3% 59% Walk; Goodman to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- BOS J. Jensen A. Houtteman 6% 64% Walk; Goodman to 3B; Williams to 2B
b1 0-0 1 123 O BOS N. Zauchin A. Houtteman -7% 57% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 2 123 O BOS S. White A. Houtteman -7% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Rosen T. Brewer -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer 6% 52% Rosen Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t2 0-0 1 --- CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer -3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- CLE F. Fain T. Brewer -4% 46% Walk; Kiner to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer 5% 51% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 12- O CLE J. Hegan T. Brewer 4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 7-8-9
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS G. Hatton A. Houtteman -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O BOS T. Brewer A. Houtteman -1% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Houtteman T. Brewer 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE A. Smith T. Brewer 2% 54% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CLE B. Avila T. Brewer 1% 56% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman 7% 62% Double to LF
b3 0-0 0 -2- O BOS B. Klaus A. Houtteman -5% 58% Flyball: LF
b3 0-0 1 -2- O BOS T. Williams A. Houtteman -4% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O BOS J. Jensen A. Houtteman -4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- R CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer -12% 38% Home Run
t4 1-0 0 --- CLE A. Rosen T. Brewer -6% 32% Double to CF
t4 1-0 0 -2- O CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer 6% 38% Fielder's Choice SS; Rosen out at 2B/SS-2B
t4 1-0 1 1-- CLE F. Fain T. Brewer -6% 31% Single to RF; Kiner to 3B
t4 1-0 1 1-3 CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer -3% 29% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; Fain to 2B
t4 1-0 1 123 RO CLE J. Hegan T. Brewer -0% 28% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Kiner Scores
t4 2-0 2 12- O CLE A. Houtteman T. Brewer 4% 32% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 5-6-7
b4 0-2 0 --- O BOS N. Zauchin A. Houtteman -3% 29% Flyball: 2B
b4 0-2 1 --- BOS S. White A. Houtteman 3% 32% Single to LF
b4 0-2 1 1-- BOS G. Hatton A. Houtteman 5% 37% Single to CF; White to 2B
b4 0-2 1 12- RRR BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman 29% 66% Home Run; White Scores; Hatton Scores
b4 3-2 1 --- O BOS T. Brewer A. Houtteman -2% 64% Flyball: CF
b4 3-2 2 --- BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman 1% 66% Walk
b4 3-2 2 1-- BOS B. Klaus A. Houtteman 2% 68% Single to CF; Goodman to 2B
b4 3-2 2 12- O BOS T. Williams A. Houtteman -4% 63% Foul Flyball: C
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 1-2-3
t5 2-3 0 --- O CLE A. Smith T. Brewer 3% 67% Flyball: 3B
t5 2-3 1 --- O CLE B. Avila T. Brewer 2% 69% Lineout: 3B
t5 2-3 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer 2% 70% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 4-5-6
b5 3-2 0 --- O BOS J. Jensen A. Houtteman -2% 68% Strikeout
b5 3-2 1 --- O BOS N. Zauchin A. Houtteman -2% 67% Lineout: 3B
b5 3-2 2 --- BOS S. White A. Houtteman 1% 68% Hit By Pitch
b5 3-2 2 1-- BOS G. Hatton A. Houtteman 3% 70% Single to CF; White to 3B
b5 3-2 2 1-3 R BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman 10% 81% Single to RF; Hatton to 3B; White Scores
b5 4-2 2 1-3 R BOS T. Brewer A. Houtteman 7% 88% Single to RF; Piersall to 2B; Hatton Scores
b5 5-2 2 12- R BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman 5% 93% Single to RF; Brewer to 3B; Piersall Scores
Bob Feller replaces Art Houtteman pitching and batting 9th
b5 6-2 2 1-3 O BOS B. Klaus B. Feller -1% 91% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 4-5-6
t6 2-6 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen T. Brewer 2% 93% Flyball: 3B
t6 2-6 1 --- O CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer 1% 94% Flyball: RF
t6 2-6 2 --- CLE F. Fain T. Brewer -1% 93% Single to RF
t6 2-6 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer 2% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Bob Feller facing 3-4-5
b6 6-2 0 --- O BOS T. Williams B. Feller -0% 94% Strikeout
b6 6-2 1 --- BOS J. Jensen B. Feller 1% 95% Double to LF
b6 6-2 1 -2- OO BOS N. Zauchin B. Feller -2% 94% Double Play: Flyball: RF-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 8-9-1
Hal Naragon pinch hits for Jim Hegan (C) batting 8th
t7 2-6 0 --- O CLE H. Naragon T. Brewer 2% 95% Flyball: CF
Dale Mitchell pinch hits for Bob Feller (P) batting 9th
t7 2-6 1 --- O CLE D. Mitchell T. Brewer 1% 96% Flyball: 2B
t7 2-6 2 --- O CLE A. Smith T. Brewer 1% 97% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Jose Santiago facing 6-7-8
Jose Santiago replaces Dale Mitchell (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Hal Naragon moves from PH to C
b7 6-2 0 --- O BOS S. White J. Santiago -0% 97% Flyball: 3B
b7 6-2 1 --- O BOS G. Hatton J. Santiago -0% 96% Flyball: CF
b7 6-2 2 --- BOS J. Piersall J. Santiago 0% 96% Walk
b7 6-2 2 1-- O BOS T. Brewer J. Santiago -0% 96% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 2-3-4
t8 2-6 0 --- CLE B. Avila T. Brewer -3% 94% Single to LF
t8 2-6 0 1-- O CLE V. Wertz T. Brewer 2% 96% Flyball: 2B
t8 2-6 1 1-- O CLE A. Rosen T. Brewer 2% 98% Flyball: RF
t8 2-6 2 1-- CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer 0% 98% E2 on Foul Ball
t8 2-6 2 1-- O CLE R. Kiner T. Brewer 1% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Jose Santiago facing 1-2-3
b8 6-2 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman J. Santiago -0% 99% Flyball: SS
b8 6-2 1 --- O BOS B. Klaus J. Santiago -0% 98% Strikeout
b8 6-2 2 --- BOS T. Williams J. Santiago 0% 99% Single to RF
Gene Stephens pinch runs for Ted Williams (LF) batting 3rd
b8 6-2 2 1-- BOS J. Jensen J. Santiago 0% 99% Single to LF; Stephens to 2B
b8 6-2 2 12- O BOS N. Zauchin J. Santiago -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 6-7-8
Gene Stephens moves from PR to LF
t9 2-6 0 --- O CLE F. Fain T. Brewer 1% 99% Flyball: LF
Gene Woodling pinch hits for George Strickland (SS) batting 7th
t9 2-6 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling T. Brewer 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 2-6 2 --- CLE H. Naragon T. Brewer -0% 100% Single to RF
Larry Doby pinch hits for Jose Santiago (P) batting 9th
t9 2-6 2 1-- O CLE L. Doby T. Brewer 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 6.

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