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Standings
BOS
@CHW
10
1
NYY
@CLE
0
5
 
(5)
PHA
@SLB
2
4
CIN
@BRO
4
5
CHC
@BSN
5
1
PIT
@NYG
1
3
STL
@PHI
1
2
Thursday, May 9, 1935,
, Braves Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:01
Cubs
5
9-7
 Won 1 
3rd, 3½ GB
at Braves
1
6-11
 Lost 1 
7th, 7 GB
W: Tex Carleton (2-0)
L: Huck Betts (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  3    5 10  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  2

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Augie Galan LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 5 .303 .370 .409 .779 0.007 1.03 0.111 -0.104 -0.5 1 1 2B,CS,SH
Billy Herman 2B 3 0 2 2 1 1 5 .303 .343 .379 .722 0.029 0.85 0.059 -0.030 2.0 3 2 2B,SH
Chuck Klein RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 .245 .275 .327 .601 -0.016 1.00 0.030 -0.047 -0.7 3 0 SH
Freddie Lindstrom 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .284 .304 .522 .827 -0.040 1.04 0.013 -0.053 -0.5 0 0 IW
Kiki Cuyler CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .191 .296 .277 .573 -0.056 1.23 0.063 -0.119 -0.7 3 0
Phil Cavarretta 1B 3 2 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .317 .429 .745 0.025 0.99 0.070 -0.045 0.8 9 2 3B,SH
Gabby Hartnett C 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .295 .517 .812 -0.090 1.03 0.000 -0.090 -1.2 7 0 SH
Billy Jurges SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .264 .316 .340 .655 0.105 0.96 0.159 -0.054 1.4 0 3 3B
Tex Carleton P 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .400 .250 .650 -0.013 0.64 0.042 -0.055 0.1 1 3
Team Totals 32 5 10 4 2 3 39 .312 .353 .500 .853 -0.049 0.98 0.547 -0.597 0.7 27 11
2B: A Galan (5, off H Betts); B Herman (3, off F Rhem).
3B: B Jurges (1, off H Betts); P Cavarretta (2, off F Rhem).
SH: B Herman (3, off H Betts); P Cavarretta (1, off H Betts); A Galan (1, off H Betts); G Hartnett (2, off H Betts); C Klein (3, off H Betts).
IBB: F Lindstrom (1, by H Betts).
TB: P Cavarretta 4; B Herman 3; B Jurges 3; A Galan 3; T Carleton 2; K Cuyler.
RBI: B Herman 2 (5); C Klein (6); B Jurges (5).
2-out RBI: B Herman 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 15.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: A Galan (B Ruth at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: A Galan (2, 2nd base by H Betts/A Spohrer).
Pickoffs: K Cuyler (1st base by H Betts).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Urbanski SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .192 .253 .260 .513 0.068 1.67 0.154 -0.087 0.2 4 1
Les Mallon 2B 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .262 .318 .475 .794 -0.045 0.91 0.000 -0.045 -0.4 2 0
   Rabbit Maranville 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 -0.004 1.60 0.025 -0.029 -0.1 1 1 SH
Babe Ruth LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .194 .432 .387 .819 0.015 1.24 0.067 -0.051 0.2 1 0
   Flint Rhem P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Wally Berger CF 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .246 .278 .348 .626 -0.189 1.33 0.010 -0.199 -0.3 1 0 HR
Randy Moore 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .294 .438 .732 -0.164 1.46 0.000 -0.164 -1.2 12 0
Tommy Thompson RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .217 .333 .217 .551 -0.088 0.87 0.013 -0.101 -0.7 1 0
Pinky Whitney 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .259 .298 .370 .669 -0.011 0.76 0.040 -0.051 -0.0 1 4
Al Spohrer C 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .333 .355 .433 .788 -0.014 0.95 0.019 -0.033 -0.2 3 1 SH
Huck Betts P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .600 .600 .600 1.200 -0.074 1.33 0.000 -0.074 -0.6 0 3
   Joe Mowry PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.042 1.67 0.000 -0.042 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 29 1 5 1 3 6 34 .172 .250 .276 .526 -0.548 1.22 0.328 -0.876 -3.3 27 11
HR: W Berger (2, off T Carleton, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SH: A Spohrer (1, off T Carleton); R Maranville (1, off T Carleton).
TB: W Berger 4; B Urbanski; A Spohrer; T Thompson; R Maranville.
RBI: W Berger (11).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: B Urbanski (4); R Moore (2).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: T Thompson (1st base by T Carleton).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tex Carleton, W (2-0) 9 5 1 1 3 6 1 2.36 34 76 0.548 1.22 3.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 6 1 1.00 34 76 0.548 1.22 3.3

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Huck Betts, L (0-2) 8 7 2 2 2 3 0 6.64 32 61 0.112 1.13 1.9
Flint Rhem 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 4.24 7 0 0 -0.064 0.26 -2.5
Team Totals 9 10 5 3 2 3 0 3.00 39 61 0 0 0.048 0.98 -0.7
Balks: None.
WP: T Carleton (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: H Betts (2; F Lindstrom).
Pickoffs: T Carleton (2; T Thompson, 1st base); H Betts (1; K Cuyler, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ziggy Sears, 1B - Cy Pfirman, 2B - (none), 3B - Ernie Quigley.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Boston Braves
1 Augie Galan LF 1 Billy Urbanski SS
2 Billy Herman 2B 2 Les Mallon 2B
3 Chuck Klein RF 3 Babe Ruth LF
4 Freddie Lindstrom 3B 4 Wally Berger CF
5 Kiki Cuyler CF 5 Randy Moore 1B
6 Phil Cavarretta 1B 6 Tommy Thompson RF
7 Gabby Hartnett C 7 Pinky Whitney 3B
8 Billy Jurges SS 8 Al Spohrer C
9 Tex Carleton P 9 Huck Betts P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-0 1 -2- R CHC B. Jurges H. Betts 14% 86% Triple to RF; Cavarretta Scores
b6 0-1 1 -23 O BSN W. Berger T. Carleton 14% 59% Strikeout
b6 0-1 2 -23 O BSN R. Moore T. Carleton 11% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-1 1 12- BSN W. Berger T. Carleton -9% 46% Wild Pitch; Urbanski to 3B; Ruth to 2B
t6 1-0 2 123 O CHC K. Cuyler H. Betts -8% 61% Strikeout Looking

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC A. Galan H. Betts 4% 54% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Herman H. Betts -6% 48% Galan Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Herman H. Betts -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC C. Klein H. Betts -1% 45% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BSN B. Urbanski T. Carleton 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O BSN L. Mallon T. Carleton 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O BSN B. Ruth T. Carleton 1% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC F. Lindstrom H. Betts -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- CHC K. Cuyler H. Betts 3% 50% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta H. Betts -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC G. Hartnett H. Betts -2% 45% Cuyler Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O BSN W. Berger T. Carleton 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O BSN R. Moore T. Carleton 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- BSN T. Thompson T. Carleton -1% 48% Single to CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O BSN P. Whitney T. Carleton 2% 50% Thompson Picked off 1B (P-1B-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC G. Hartnett H. Betts -2% 48% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Jurges H. Betts -2% 46% Popfly: SS
t3 0-0 2 --- O CHC T. Carleton H. Betts -1% 45% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- BSN P. Whitney T. Carleton -4% 41% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- O BSN A. Spohrer T. Carleton 2% 42% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Whitney to 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- O BSN H. Betts T. Carleton 4% 46% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O BSN B. Urbanski T. Carleton 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- CHC A. Galan H. Betts 8% 58% Double to LF
t4 0-0 0 -2- O CHC B. Herman H. Betts -2% 56% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Galan to 3B
t4 0-0 1 --3 RO CHC C. Klein H. Betts 3% 59% Flyball: CF; Galan Scores
t4 1-0 2 --- O CHC F. Lindstrom H. Betts -1% 58% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O BSN L. Mallon T. Carleton 3% 61% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-1 1 --- BSN B. Ruth T. Carleton -3% 58% Walk
b4 0-1 1 1-- O BSN W. Berger T. Carleton 4% 61% Flyball: LF-2B/Forceout at 2B (Short LF)
b4 0-1 2 1-- O BSN R. Moore T. Carleton 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 5-6-7
Rabbit Maranville replaces Les Mallon playing 2B batting 2nd
t5 1-0 0 --- CHC K. Cuyler H. Betts 4% 68% Single to CF
t5 1-0 0 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta H. Betts -2% 67% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Cuyler to 2B
t5 1-0 1 -2- O CHC G. Hartnett H. Betts -4% 63% Popfly: 1B
t5 1-0 2 -2- O CHC B. Jurges H. Betts -4% 59% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O BSN T. Thompson T. Carleton 3% 63% Foul Flyball: C
b5 0-1 1 --- O BSN P. Whitney T. Carleton 2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- BSN A. Spohrer T. Carleton -2% 63% Single to LF
b5 0-1 2 1-- O BSN H. Betts T. Carleton 4% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 9-1-2
t6 1-0 0 --- CHC T. Carleton H. Betts 4% 70% Single to RF
t6 1-0 0 1-- O CHC A. Galan H. Betts -2% 69% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Carleton to 2B
t6 1-0 1 -2- CHC B. Herman H. Betts 2% 71% Walk
t6 1-0 1 12- O CHC C. Klein H. Betts -3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B; Carleton to 3B; Herman to 2B
t6 1-0 2 -23 CHC F. Lindstrom H. Betts 1% 69% Intentional Walk
t6 1-0 2 123 O CHC K. Cuyler H. Betts -8% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 1-2-3
b6 0-1 0 --- BSN B. Urbanski T. Carleton -6% 55% Single to LF
b6 0-1 0 1-- O BSN R. Maranville T. Carleton 3% 58% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Urbanski to 2B
b6 0-1 1 -2- BSN B. Ruth T. Carleton -3% 55% Walk
b6 0-1 1 12- BSN W. Berger T. Carleton -9% 46% Wild Pitch; Urbanski to 3B; Ruth to 2B
b6 0-1 1 -23 O BSN W. Berger T. Carleton 14% 59% Strikeout
b6 0-1 2 -23 O BSN R. Moore T. Carleton 11% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 6-7-8
t7 1-0 0 --- CHC P. Cavarretta H. Betts 4% 74% Single to RF
t7 1-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Hartnett H. Betts -1% 72% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Cavarretta to 2B
t7 1-0 1 -2- R CHC B. Jurges H. Betts 14% 86% Triple to RF; Cavarretta Scores
t7 2-0 1 --3 O CHC T. Carleton H. Betts -4% 82% Popfly: SS
t7 2-0 2 --3 O CHC A. Galan H. Betts -3% 79% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 6-7-8
b7 0-2 0 --- O BSN T. Thompson T. Carleton 4% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 0-2 1 --- O BSN P. Whitney T. Carleton 3% 86% Strikeout
b7 0-2 2 --- O BSN A. Spohrer T. Carleton 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Huck Betts facing 2-3-4
t8 2-0 0 --- CHC B. Herman H. Betts 2% 89% Single to CF
t8 2-0 0 1-- O CHC C. Klein H. Betts -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Herman to 2B
t8 2-0 1 -2- O CHC F. Lindstrom H. Betts -2% 86% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
t8 2-0 2 -2- O CHC K. Cuyler H. Betts -2% 84% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 9-1-2
Joe Mowry pinch hits for Huck Betts (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 0 --- O BSN J. Mowry T. Carleton 4% 89% Lineout: CF
b8 0-2 1 --- O BSN B. Urbanski T. Carleton 3% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-2 2 --- BSN R. Maranville T. Carleton -3% 89% Single to CF
b8 0-2 2 1-- O BSN B. Ruth T. Carleton 4% 93% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Flint Rhem facing 6-7-8
Flint Rhem replaces Babe Ruth (LF) pitching and batting 3rd
Joe Mowry moves from PH to LF
t9 2-0 0 --- CHC P. Cavarretta F. Rhem 3% 96% Triple to RF (Deep RF)
t9 2-0 0 --3 O CHC G. Hartnett F. Rhem -1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-0 1 --3 R CHC B. Jurges F. Rhem 2% 97% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to P); Cavarretta Scores/No RBI
t9 3-0 1 1-- CHC T. Carleton F. Rhem 0% 97% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF); Jurges to 2B
t9 3-0 1 12- O CHC A. Galan F. Rhem -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Jurges to 3B; Carleton to 2B
t9 3-0 2 -23 RR CHC B. Herman F. Rhem 2% 99% Double to CF (Deep CF); Jurges Scores/unER; Carleton Scores/unER
t9 5-0 2 -2- O CHC C. Klein F. Rhem -0% 99% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Cubs' Tex Carleton facing 4-5-6
b9 0-5 0 --- R BSN W. Berger T. Carleton -1% 98% Home Run (Deep LF)
b9 1-5 0 --- O BSN R. Moore T. Carleton 1% 99% Lineout: 1B
b9 1-5 1 --- O BSN T. Thompson T. Carleton 1% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 1-5 2 --- O BSN P. Whitney T. Carleton 0% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, Braves 1.

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