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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
9
3
SLB
@CLE
11
5
SLB
@CLE
5
15
CHW
@DET
10
7
PHA
@WSH
4
9
BSN
@BRO
3
6
CIN
@CHC
11
13
PHI
@NYG
6
7
 
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PIT
@STL
1
3
Sunday, September 28, 1930,
, Ebbets Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:23
Braves
3
70-84
 Lost 1
6th, 22 GB
at Robins
6
86-68
 Won 1
4th, 6 GB
L: Socks Seibold (15-16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          2  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    3  8  0
Robins          0  2  1   0  1  0   0  2  X    6 15  1

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Neun 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .325 .389 .429 .818 -0.086 1.42 0.053 -0.139 -0.4 11 0 SB
Rabbit Maranville SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .281 .344 .367 .711 -0.005 1.26 0.104 -0.109 0.6 4 6
Lance Richbourg RF 3 0 2 1 0 1 4 .304 .331 .395 .726 0.067 1.14 0.104 -0.037 0.3 1 0 SF
Wally Berger LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .310 .378 .614 .993 -0.147 1.42 0.000 -0.147 -1.1 2 0
Earl Clark CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .289 .314 .399 .713 0.053 1.20 0.136 -0.083 0.6 0 0 2B,CS
Buster Chatham 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .267 .332 .408 .740 -0.196 1.48 0.000 -0.196 -1.9 1 2 GDP
Bill Cronin C 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .253 .277 .309 .586 0.027 1.19 0.076 -0.049 0.1 3 0
   Bernie James PR-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .182 .273 .455 -0.014 0.52 0.000 -0.014 -0.2 0 1
Freddie Maguire 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267 .297 .328 .625 -0.036 0.66 0.000 -0.036 -0.3 1 4
   Jimmy Welsh PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .275 .327 .389 .716 0.064 2.24 0.064 0.000 0.4
   Bill Sherdel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .098 .167 .115 .281 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Randy Moore PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .297 .332 .379 .711 0.010 0.29 0.010 0.000 0.1
Socks Seibold P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .211 .260 .267 .527 -0.010 0.80 0.018 -0.027 -0.1 0 0
   Al Spohrer PH-C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .317 .360 .440 .799 -0.100 1.96 0.000 -0.100 -0.8 1 0
Team Totals 32 3 8 3 3 4 36 .250 .314 .281 .596 -0.373 1.26 0.565 -0.937 -2.8 24 15
2B: E Clark (10, off S Thurston).
SF: L Richbourg (0, off S Thurston).
TB: E Clark 3; L Richbourg 2; S Seibold; R Maranville; J Neun; B Cronin.
GIDP: B Chatham ().
RBI: R Maranville (43); B Cronin (16); L Richbourg (55).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Chatham-F Maguire-J Neun.
Baserunning
SB: J Neun (9, 2nd base off S Thurston/H DeBerry).
CS: E Clark (2, 2nd base by S Thurston/H DeBerry).

Brooklyn Robins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Moore CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .281 .356 .372 .729 -0.027 0.99 0.033 -0.060 -0.3 1 0
   Ike Boone LF 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .297 .383 .495 .878 0.026 0.33 0.026 0.000 0.6 1 0 2B
Wally Gilbert 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .294 .345 .379 .724 -0.100 0.89 0.005 -0.105 -1.2 0 3
Babe Herman RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .393 .455 .678 1.132 -0.025 0.72 0.040 -0.065 -0.8 3 0
Glenn Wright SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .321 .360 .543 .903 0.013 1.05 0.090 -0.076 0.0 2 5
Del Bissonette 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .336 .396 .523 .919 0.090 0.76 0.130 -0.040 0.9 9 0 3B
Hal Lee LF-CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .162 .244 .243 .487 -0.068 0.96 0.023 -0.090 -0.7 3 0
Neal Finn 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .350 .359 .709 -0.038 0.71 0.014 -0.051 -0.7 4 3 SH
Hank DeBerry C 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .295 .323 .326 .650 -0.004 0.72 0.045 -0.049 -0.2 4 1
Sloppy Thurston P 4 1 3 4 0 0 4 .200 .216 .320 .536 0.258 0.96 0.314 -0.055 3.2 0 2 HR,2B,GDP
Team Totals 37 6 15 6 1 3 39 .405 .421 .595 1.016 0.125 0.83 0.720 -0.591 0.9 27 14
2B: S Thurston (3, off S Seibold); I Boone (9, off S Seibold).
3B: D Bissonette (13, off S Seibold).
HR: S Thurston (1, off B Sherdel, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: N Finn (6, off B Sherdel).
TB: S Thurston 7; D Bissonette 3; I Boone 3; H DeBerry 2; B Herman 2; W Gilbert; E Moore; N Finn; G Wright; H Lee.
GIDP: S Thurston ().
RBI: S Thurston 4 (11); G Wright (126); D Bissonette (113).
2-out RBI: S Thurston 4; G Wright; D Bissonette.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Wright-N Finn-D Bissonette.
E: B Herman (6).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Socks Seibold, L (15-16) 6 11 4 4 1 2 0 4.05 29 35 -0.078 0.92 -0.2
Bill Sherdel 2 4 2 2 0 1 1 4.71 10 0 0 -0.048 0.56 -0.7
Team Totals 8 15 6 6 1 3 1 6.75 39 35 0 0 -0.126 0.83 -0.9

Brooklyn Robins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sloppy Thurston, W (6-4) 9 8 3 3 3 4 0 3.40 36 60 0.374 1.26 2.8
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 3 4 0 3.00 36 60 0.374 1.26 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dolly Stark, 1B - Charlie Moran, 2B - (none), 3B - Jim Scott.
Time of Game: 1:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         Brooklyn Robins
1 Johnny Neun 1B 1 Eddie Moore CF
2 Rabbit Maranville SS 2 Wally Gilbert 3B
3 Lance Richbourg RF 3 Babe Herman RF
4 Wally Berger LF 4 Glenn Wright SS
5 Earl Clark CF 5 Del Bissonette 1B
6 Buster Chatham 3B 6 Hal Lee LF
7 Bill Cronin C 7 Neal Finn 2B
8 Freddie Maguire 2B 8 Hank DeBerry C
9 Socks Seibold P 9 Sloppy Thurston P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-2 2 12- RR BRO S. Thurston S. Seibold 18% 53% Double to CF; Finn Scores; DeBerry Scores
b8 4-3 2 1-- RR BRO S. Thurston B. Sherdel 13% 96% Home Run; DeBerry Scores
b3 2-2 2 1-- R BRO D. Bissonette S. Seibold 12% 64% Triple to CF; Herman Scores
t4 2-3 1 12- OO BSN B. Chatham S. Thurston 11% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t1 0-0 0 -2- R BSN R. Maranville S. Thurston -10% 34% Single to RF; Neun Scores; Maranville to 3B/Adv on E9 (throw)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BSN J. Neun S. Thurston -3% 47% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- BSN R. Maranville S. Thurston -2% 45% Neun Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- R BSN R. Maranville S. Thurston -10% 34% Single to RF; Neun Scores; Maranville to 3B/Adv on E9 (throw)
t1 1-0 0 --3 RO BSN L. Richbourg S. Thurston 1% 36% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Maranville Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- O BSN W. Berger S. Thurston 1% 37% Strikeout
t1 2-0 2 --- BSN E. Clark S. Thurston -1% 36% Walk
t1 2-0 2 1-- O BSN B. Chatham S. Thurston 2% 38% Clark Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Robins Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Socks Seibold facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O BRO E. Moore S. Seibold -2% 36% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-2 1 --- O BRO W. Gilbert S. Seibold -2% 34% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 2 --- BRO B. Herman S. Seibold 1% 35% Single to CF
b1 0-2 2 1-- O BRO G. Wright S. Seibold -2% 33% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- O BSN B. Chatham S. Thurston 2% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- O BSN B. Cronin S. Thurston 2% 36% Lineout: RF
t2 2-0 2 --- O BSN F. Maguire S. Thurston 1% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Robins Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Socks Seibold facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- O BRO D. Bissonette S. Seibold -3% 34% Flyball: LF
b2 0-2 1 --- O BRO H. Lee S. Seibold -2% 33% Popfly: SS
b2 0-2 2 --- BRO N. Finn S. Seibold 1% 34% Single to SS
b2 0-2 2 1-- BRO H. DeBerry S. Seibold 2% 36% Single to CF; Finn to 2B
b2 0-2 2 12- RR BRO S. Thurston S. Seibold 18% 53% Double to CF; Finn Scores; DeBerry Scores
b2 2-2 2 -2- O BRO E. Moore S. Seibold -3% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 2.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 9-1-2
t3 2-2 0 --- O BSN S. Seibold S. Thurston 3% 53% Popfly: SS
t3 2-2 1 --- O BSN J. Neun S. Thurston 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-2 2 --- O BSN R. Maranville S. Thurston 1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Robins Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Socks Seibold facing 2-3-4
b3 2-2 0 --- O BRO W. Gilbert S. Seibold -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-2 1 --- BRO B. Herman S. Seibold 3% 56% Single to CF
b3 2-2 1 1-- O BRO G. Wright S. Seibold -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b3 2-2 2 1-- R BRO D. Bissonette S. Seibold 12% 64% Triple to CF; Herman Scores
b3 3-2 2 --3 O BRO H. Lee S. Seibold -4% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 3.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-3, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 3-4-5
t4 2-3 0 --- BSN L. Richbourg S. Thurston -4% 56% Single to RF
t4 2-3 0 1-- O BSN W. Berger S. Thurston 4% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 2-3 1 1-- BSN E. Clark S. Thurston -4% 56% Single to LF; Berger to 2B
t4 2-3 1 12- OO BSN B. Chatham S. Thurston 11% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Robins Batting, Ahead 3-2, Braves' Socks Seibold facing 7-8-9
b4 3-2 0 --- O BRO N. Finn S. Seibold -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-2 1 --- BRO H. DeBerry S. Seibold 2% 67% Single to CF
b4 3-2 1 1-- OO BRO S. Thurston S. Seibold -6% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 3.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-3, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 7-8-9
t5 2-3 0 --- O BSN B. Cronin S. Thurston 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t5 2-3 1 --- O BSN F. Maguire S. Thurston 3% 68% Groundout: P-1B
t5 2-3 2 --- BSN S. Seibold S. Thurston -2% 66% Single to RF
t5 2-3 2 1-- O BSN J. Neun S. Thurston 3% 70% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Robins Batting, Ahead 3-2, Braves' Socks Seibold facing 1-2-3
b5 3-2 0 --- BRO E. Moore S. Seibold 3% 73% Single to 3B/Bunt
b5 3-2 0 1-- O BRO W. Gilbert S. Seibold -2% 71% Groundout: SS-2B-1B; Moore to 2B
b5 3-2 1 -2- O BRO B. Herman S. Seibold -3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B; Moore to 3B
b5 3-2 2 --3 R BRO G. Wright S. Seibold 9% 77% Single to RF; Moore Scores
b5 4-2 2 1-- BRO D. Bissonette S. Seibold 1% 78% Walk; Wright to 2B
b5 4-2 2 12- O BRO H. Lee S. Seibold -3% 75% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 4.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 2-3-4
Ike Boone replaces Eddie Moore (CF) playing LF batting 1st
Hal Lee moves from LF to CF
t6 2-4 0 --- O BSN R. Maranville S. Thurston 4% 78% Flyball: RF
t6 2-4 1 --- O BSN L. Richbourg S. Thurston 2% 81% Strikeout
t6 2-4 2 --- O BSN W. Berger S. Thurston 2% 83% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Robins Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Socks Seibold facing 7-8-9
b6 4-2 0 --- O BRO N. Finn S. Seibold -2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-2 1 --- O BRO H. DeBerry S. Seibold -1% 80% Strikeout
b6 4-2 2 --- BRO S. Thurston S. Seibold 1% 80% Single to RF
b6 4-2 2 1-- BRO I. Boone S. Seibold 2% 83% Double to RF; Thurston to 3B
b6 4-2 2 -23 O BRO W. Gilbert S. Seibold -4% 79% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Robins 4.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 5-6-7
t7 2-4 0 --- BSN E. Clark S. Thurston -8% 70% Double to LF
t7 2-4 0 -2- O BSN B. Chatham S. Thurston 4% 74% Groundout: SS-1B; Clark to 3B
t7 2-4 1 --3 R BSN B. Cronin S. Thurston -8% 67% Single to CF; Clark Scores
Jimmy Welsh pinch hits for Freddie Maguire (2B) batting 8th
Bernie James pinch runs for Bill Cronin (C) batting 7th
t7 3-4 1 1-- BSN J. Welsh S. Thurston -6% 60% Walk; James to 2B
Al Spohrer pinch hits for Socks Seibold (P) batting 9th
t7 3-4 1 12- O BSN A. Spohrer S. Thurston 9% 69% Flyball: CF
t7 3-4 2 12- O BSN J. Neun S. Thurston 8% 77% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Robins 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Robins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Braves' Bill Sherdel facing 3-4-5
Bill Sherdel replaces Jimmy Welsh (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Al Spohrer moves from PH to C
Bernie James moves from PR to 2B
b7 4-3 0 --- O BRO B. Herman B. Sherdel -2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-3 1 --- O BRO G. Wright B. Sherdel -2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
b7 4-3 2 --- O BRO D. Bissonette B. Sherdel -1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Robins 4.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 3-4, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 2-3-4
t8 3-4 0 --- O BSN R. Maranville S. Thurston 6% 77% Strikeout
t8 3-4 1 --- BSN L. Richbourg S. Thurston -6% 71% Single to LF
t8 3-4 1 1-- O BSN W. Berger S. Thurston 7% 79% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 3-4 2 1-- O BSN E. Clark S. Thurston 6% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Robins 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Robins Batting, Ahead 4-3, Braves' Bill Sherdel facing 6-7-8
b8 4-3 0 --- BRO H. Lee B. Sherdel 2% 87% Single to LF
b8 4-3 0 1-- O BRO N. Finn B. Sherdel -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Lee to 2B
b8 4-3 1 -2- O BRO H. DeBerry B. Sherdel -4% 83% Fielder's Choice SS; Lee out at 3B/SS-3B
b8 4-3 2 1-- RR BRO S. Thurston B. Sherdel 13% 96% Home Run; DeBerry Scores
b8 6-3 2 --- BRO I. Boone B. Sherdel 0% 96% Single to RF
b8 6-3 2 1-- BRO W. Gilbert B. Sherdel 0% 96% Single to CF; Boone to 3B
b8 6-3 2 1-3 O BRO B. Herman B. Sherdel -1% 95% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Robins 6.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 3-6, Robins' Sloppy Thurston facing 6-7-8
t9 3-6 0 --- O BSN B. Chatham S. Thurston 3% 98% Flyball: CF
t9 3-6 1 --- O BSN B. James S. Thurston 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
Randy Moore pinch hits for Bill Sherdel (P) batting 8th
t9 3-6 2 --- BSN R. Moore S. Thurston -1% 99% Walk
t9 3-6 2 1-- O BSN A. Spohrer S. Thurston 1% 100% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Robins 6.

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