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Standings
DET
@BAL
6
7
CLE
@BOS
6
7
CHW
@NYY
4
5
 
(10)
KCA
@WSH
5
7
PIT
@CHC
4
2
 
(13)
MLN
@LAD
7
6
CIN
@SFG
3
8
Thursday, June 18, 1959,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 3,386, Time of Game: 2:56
Indians
6
33-25
 Lost 1 
1st
at Red Sox
7
26-34
 Won 1 
8th, 8 GB
W: Jack Harshman (1-6)
L: Mike Garcia (0-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  1   4  1  0   0  0  0    6  5  0
Red Sox         2  0  0   1  2  0   1  1  X    7 10  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Woodie Held SS 4 1 1 1 1 2 .272 .789 0.114 1.07 0.161 -0.047 0.7 2 3 HR
Vic Power 1B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .291 .779 -0.100 1.61 0.073 -0.173 0.2 10 0 2B
Tito Francona CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .339 .918 -0.063 1.09 0.025 -0.087 -0.5 1 0 SH
Rocky Colavito RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 .296 .986 0.064 0.92 0.096 -0.031 0.3 3 0
Minnie Minoso LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 .298 .853 -0.132 1.37 0.000 -0.132 -1.0 2 0
George Strickland 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .283 .760 0.087 1.23 0.178 -0.092 0.8 1 3 3B
Dick Brown C 2 1 0 0 2 0 .278 .798 -0.056 1.42 0.036 -0.092 -0.0 3 0
Billy Martin 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .674 -0.116 1.17 0.000 -0.116 -1.0 2 3
   Willie Jones PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .270 .802 0.082 2.13 0.082 0.000 0.3
   Carroll Hardy PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .107 .274 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Bobby Locke P 2 1 1 3 0 0 .500 2.500 0.268 1.57 0.293 -0.025 2.4 0 2 HR
   Mike Garcia P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.025 0.99 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
   Jim Perry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Granny Hamner PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .708 -0.093 3.88 0.000 -0.093 -0.3
Team Totals 31 6 5 5 6 7 .161 .749 0.030 1.35 0.944 -0.913 1.4 24 11
2B: V Power (13, off J Harshman).
3B: G Strickland (2, off F Sullivan).
HR: B Locke (1, off F Sullivan; 4th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); W Held (10, off F Sullivan; 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: T Francona (1, off J Harshman).
TB: B Locke 4; W Held 4; G Strickland 3; V Power 2; W Jones.
RBI: B Locke 3 (3); G Strickland (22); W Held (24).
2-out RBI: B Locke 3.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Buddin SS 3 0 0 1 2 0 .235 .701 0.044 1.40 0.120 -0.076 0.5 2 1
Pete Runnels 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .338 .928 -0.021 1.65 0.111 -0.132 -0.6 3 1
Gene Stephens LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 .200 .569 -0.163 1.47 0.012 -0.175 -1.0 1 0
Vic Wertz 1B 5 2 3 3 0 0 .298 .841 0.413 1.32 0.472 -0.059 2.7 4 1 HR,2B
   Bobby Avila PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .164 .391 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dick Gernert 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .856 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jackie Jensen RF 4 2 3 1 1 1 .284 .907 0.157 0.96 0.192 -0.035 1.6 4 0 HR
Frank Malzone 3B 4 1 1 1 1 0 .285 .786 0.044 1.33 0.133 -0.089 0.2 1 2
Marty Keough CF 4 0 2 1 0 1 .256 .823 0.235 1.43 0.281 -0.046 1.0 3 0
Pete Daley C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .645 -0.082 1.44 0.033 -0.115 -0.9 8 0
Frank Sullivan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .182 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 0 1
   Ted Williams PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .181 .581 0.020 2.14 0.020 0.000 0.2 HBP
   Tom Brewer PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .107 .245 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jack Harshman P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .702 -0.103 2.02 0.000 -0.103 -0.6 0 1
Team Totals 34 7 10 7 7 3 .294 .929 0.533 1.40 1.374 -0.841 2.9 27 7
2B: V Wertz (5, off B Locke).
HR: J Jensen (13, off B Locke; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF); V Wertz (5, off B Locke; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
HBP: T Williams (2, by B Locke).
TB: V Wertz 7; J Jensen 6; M Keough 2; F Malzone; P Runnels.
RBI: V Wertz 3 (22); J Jensen (42); M Keough (13); D Buddin (22); F Malzone (27).
2-out RBI: V Wertz 2; D Buddin; M Keough; F Malzone.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
E: V Wertz (2).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Locke 5.2 7 5 5 4 1 2 7.94 29 32 -0.242 1.17 -2.4
Mike Garcia, BS (1), L (0-5) 1.2 1 2 2 3 2 0 3.19 9 2 0 -0.061 1.93 -0.1
Jim Perry 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.38 4 1 1 -0.228 1.71 -0.5
Team Totals 8 10 7 7 7 3 2 7.88 42 32 3 1 -0.531 1.40 -2.9

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Sullivan 4 3 5 5 4 3 2 4.48 19 35 -0.357 1.05 -3.0
Jack Harshman, W (1-6) 5 2 1 0 2 4 0 6.19 19 0 0 0.326 1.65 1.5
Team Totals 9 5 6 5 6 7 2 5.00 38 35 0 0 -0.031 1.35 -1.4
Balks: None.
WP: M Garcia (2); J Perry (1).
HBP: B Locke (1; T Williams).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:56.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Woodie Held SS 1 Don Buddin SS
2 Vic Power 1B 2 Pete Runnels 2B
3 Tito Francona CF 3 Gene Stephens LF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Vic Wertz 1B
5 Minnie Minoso LF 5 Jackie Jensen RF
6 George Strickland 3B 6 Frank Malzone 3B
7 Dick Brown C 7 Marty Keough CF
8 Billy Martin 2B 8 Pete Daley C
9 Bobby Locke P 9 Frank Sullivan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 2-2 2 1-3 RRR CLE B. Locke F. Sullivan -29% 21% Home Run (Deep LF); Strickland Scores; Brown Scores
b8 6-6 2 -2- R BOS V. Wertz J. Perry 27% 85% Single to RF; Runnels Scores
b7 5-6 2 -2- R BOS M. Keough M. Garcia 21% 54% Single to RF; Malzone Scores
t4 1-2 1 1-- R CLE G. Strickland F. Sullivan -18% 44% Triple to RF; Minoso Scores
t9 6-7 2 12- O CLE V. Power J. Harshman 14% 100% Flyball: RF

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 --- O CLE W. Held F. Sullivan 2% 52% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power F. Sullivan -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE T. Francona F. Sullivan 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Colavito F. Sullivan 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Buddin B. Locke -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS P. Runnels B. Locke -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- BOS G. Stephens B. Locke 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- R BOS V. Wertz B. Locke 11% 63% Double to CF; Stephens Scores
b1 1-0 2 -2- BOS J. Jensen B. Locke 1% 65% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Wertz to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 R BOS F. Malzone B. Locke 8% 73% Single; Wertz Scores; Jensen to 2B
b1 2-0 2 12- O BOS M. Keough B. Locke -3% 70% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso F. Sullivan 2% 72% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland F. Sullivan 2% 74% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-2 2 --- CLE D. Brown F. Sullivan -1% 73% Walk
t2 0-2 2 1-- O CLE B. Martin F. Sullivan 2% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- O BOS P. Daley B. Locke -2% 73% Lineout: 2B
b2 2-0 1 --- O BOS F. Sullivan B. Locke -1% 72% Groundout: P-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- O BOS D. Buddin B. Locke -1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O CLE B. Locke F. Sullivan 2% 74% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- R CLE W. Held F. Sullivan -10% 64% Home Run (Deep LF)
t3 1-2 1 --- O CLE V. Power F. Sullivan 2% 66% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 1-2 2 --- O CLE T. Francona F. Sullivan 1% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 2-3-4
b3 2-1 0 --- O BOS P. Runnels B. Locke -2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-1 1 --- O BOS G. Stephens B. Locke -1% 63% Flyball: CF
b3 2-1 2 --- O BOS V. Wertz B. Locke -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Frank Sullivan facing 4-5-6
t4 1-2 0 --- CLE R. Colavito F. Sullivan -5% 58% Walk
t4 1-2 0 1-- O CLE M. Minoso F. Sullivan 4% 62% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 1-2 1 1-- R CLE G. Strickland F. Sullivan -18% 44% Triple to RF; Minoso Scores
t4 2-2 1 --3 CLE D. Brown F. Sullivan -2% 42% Walk
t4 2-2 1 1-3 O CLE B. Martin F. Sullivan 8% 50% Foul Flyball: C
t4 2-2 2 1-3 RRR CLE B. Locke F. Sullivan -29% 21% Home Run (Deep LF); Strickland Scores; Brown Scores
t4 5-2 2 --- O CLE W. Held F. Sullivan 1% 21% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 5-6-7
b4 2-5 0 --- BOS J. Jensen B. Locke 4% 25% Walk
b4 2-5 0 1-- O BOS F. Malzone B. Locke -4% 22% Flyball: RF
b4 2-5 1 1-- BOS M. Keough B. Locke 7% 28% Single to RF; Jensen to 3B
b4 2-5 1 1-3 O BOS P. Daley B. Locke -6% 23% Groundout: P-1B; Jensen stays at 3B; Keough to 2B
Ted Williams pinch hits for Frank Sullivan (P) batting 9th
b4 2-5 2 -23 BOS T. Williams B. Locke 2% 25% Hit By Pitch
Tom Brewer pinch runs for Ted Williams (PH) batting 9th
b4 2-5 2 123 R BOS D. Buddin B. Locke 10% 34% Walk; Jensen Scores; Keough to 3B; Brewer to 2B
b4 3-5 2 123 O BOS P. Runnels B. Locke -10% 25% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-3, Red Sox' Jack Harshman facing 2-3-4
Jack Harshman replaces Tom Brewer (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t5 5-3 0 --- CLE V. Power J. Harshman -5% 20% Double to LF
t5 5-3 0 -2- RO CLE T. Francona J. Harshman -2% 17% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Power Scores/Adv on E3 (throw)/No RBI/unER
t5 6-3 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Harshman 1% 18% Popfly: SS
t5 6-3 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso J. Harshman 1% 19% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-6, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 3-4-5
b5 3-6 0 --- O BOS G. Stephens B. Locke -3% 16% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-6 1 --- R BOS V. Wertz B. Locke 9% 25% Home Run
b5 4-6 1 --- R BOS J. Jensen B. Locke 12% 38% Home Run (Deep LF)
b5 5-6 1 --- O BOS F. Malzone B. Locke -2% 36% Popfly: 3B
b5 5-6 2 --- O BOS M. Keough B. Locke -2% 34% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-5, Red Sox' Jack Harshman facing 6-7-8
t6 6-5 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland J. Harshman 2% 36% Flyball: CF
t6 6-5 1 --- O CLE D. Brown J. Harshman 2% 38% Flyball: RF
t6 6-5 2 --- O CLE B. Martin J. Harshman 1% 39% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 5-6, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 8-9-1
b6 5-6 0 --- O BOS P. Daley B. Locke -4% 35% Popfly: SS
b6 5-6 1 --- O BOS J. Harshman B. Locke -3% 33% Flyball: RF
b6 5-6 2 --- BOS D. Buddin B. Locke 2% 35% Walk
b6 5-6 2 1-- BOS P. Runnels B. Locke 3% 38% Single to RF; Buddin to 2B
Mike Garcia replaces Bobby Locke pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-6 2 12- O BOS G. Stephens M. Garcia -8% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-5, Red Sox' Jack Harshman facing 9-1-2
t7 6-5 0 --- O CLE M. Garcia J. Harshman 2% 33% Strikeout Looking
t7 6-5 1 --- O CLE W. Held J. Harshman 2% 35% Strikeout
t7 6-5 2 --- O CLE V. Power J. Harshman 1% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 5-6, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
b7 5-6 0 --- O BOS V. Wertz M. Garcia -5% 31% Flyball: LF
b7 5-6 1 --- O BOS J. Jensen M. Garcia -4% 28% Strikeout
b7 5-6 2 --- BOS F. Malzone M. Garcia 3% 31% Walk
b7 5-6 2 1-- BOS M. Keough M. Garcia 2% 33% Wild Pitch; Malzone to 2B
b7 5-6 2 -2- R BOS M. Keough M. Garcia 21% 54% Single to RF; Malzone Scores
b7 6-6 2 1-- BOS P. Daley M. Garcia 3% 57% Walk; Keough to 2B
b7 6-6 2 12- O BOS J. Harshman M. Garcia -7% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 6.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 6-6, Red Sox' Jack Harshman facing 3-4-5
t8 6-6 0 --- O CLE T. Francona J. Harshman 5% 55% Strikeout
t8 6-6 1 --- CLE R. Colavito J. Harshman -5% 50% Walk
t8 6-6 1 1-- O CLE M. Minoso J. Harshman 6% 56% Flyball: RF
t8 6-6 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland J. Harshman 5% 61% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 6-6, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
b8 6-6 0 --- O BOS D. Buddin M. Garcia -5% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 6-6 1 --- BOS P. Runnels M. Garcia 5% 61% Walk
Jim Perry replaces Mike Garcia pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-6 1 1-- O BOS G. Stephens J. Perry -6% 55% Popfly: SS
b8 6-6 2 1-- BOS V. Wertz J. Perry 3% 58% Wild Pitch; Runnels to 2B
b8 6-6 2 -2- R BOS V. Wertz J. Perry 27% 85% Single to RF; Runnels Scores
Bobby Avila pinch runs for Vic Wertz (1B) batting 4th
b8 7-6 2 1-- BOS J. Jensen J. Perry 1% 86% Single to CF; Avila to 2B
b8 7-6 2 12- O BOS F. Malzone J. Perry -3% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 7.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 6-7, Red Sox' Jack Harshman facing 7-8-9
Dick Gernert replaces Bobby Avila (PR) playing 1B batting 4th
t9 6-7 0 --- O CLE D. Brown J. Harshman 7% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
Willie Jones pinch hits for Billy Martin (2B) batting 8th
t9 6-7 1 --- CLE W. Jones J. Harshman -8% 83% Single to LF
Granny Hamner pinch hits for Jim Perry (P) batting 9th
Carroll Hardy pinch runs for Willie Jones (PH) batting 8th
t9 6-7 1 1-- O CLE G. Hamner J. Harshman 9% 92% Strikeout
t9 6-7 2 1-- CLE W. Held J. Harshman -6% 86% Walk; Hardy to 2B
t9 6-7 2 12- O CLE V. Power J. Harshman 14% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 7.

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