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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
4
2
PHA
@DET
3
4
BOS
@SLB
1
4
STL
@BRO
7
3
PIT
@BSN
8
0
PIT
@BSN
4
3
 
(11)
CIN
@NYG
10
4
CHC
@PHI
7
5
Tuesday, August 17, 1943,
, Braves Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:48
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Pirates
8
59-51
 Won 3 
3rd, 13 GB
at Braves
0
49-56
 Lost 3 
5th, 21½ GB
W: Hank Gornicki (5-9)
L: Nate Andrews (9-15)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         5  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  1    8 14  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Coscarart SS 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .241 .311 .313 .623 -0.025 0.20 0.003 -0.028 -0.3 2 3 CS
Jim Russell LF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .274 .367 .364 .731 0.019 0.17 0.025 -0.006 0.2 0 0 2B
Al Rubeling 2B 5 2 1 0 0 1 5 .219 .219 .281 .500 0.032 0.31 0.040 -0.008 0.0 4 7 2B
Maurice Van Robays RF 5 2 3 2 0 0 5 .313 .368 .522 .890 0.218 0.45 0.218 0.000 2.3 0 0 3B,2B
Bob Elliott 3B 4 1 4 2 1 0 5 .314 .379 .451 .830 0.050 0.33 0.050 0.000 2.7 0 0 2B
   Johnny Wyrostek PR-3B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .174 .152 .325 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Elbie Fletcher 1B 5 1 2 3 0 0 5 .279 .408 .377 .785 0.125 0.39 0.137 -0.012 1.6 11 1 HR
Vince DiMaggio CF 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 .257 .343 .419 .761 -0.009 0.12 0.001 -0.010 -0.3 3 0 IW
Al Lopez C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .245 .321 .289 .610 -0.013 0.10 0.000 -0.013 -1.5 6 1
Hank Gornicki P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .172 .172 .241 .414 -0.009 0.09 0.000 -0.009 -0.7 1 2
Team Totals 41 8 14 8 3 3 44 .341 .386 .561 .947 0.388 0.24 0.474 -0.086 4.1 27 14
2B: M Van Robays (11, off N Andrews); B Elliott (24, off N Andrews); A Rubeling (2, off D Odom); J Russell (13, off D Odom).
3B: M Van Robays (5, off N Andrews).
HR: E Fletcher (7, off N Andrews, 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
IBB: V DiMaggio (5, by N Andrews).
TB: M Van Robays 6; B Elliott 5; E Fletcher 5; J Russell 3; A Rubeling 2; P Coscarart 2.
RBI: E Fletcher 3 (56); B Elliott 2 (77); M Van Robays 2 (19); V DiMaggio (67).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Coscarart-A Rubeling-E Fletcher; A Rubeling-P Coscarart-E Fletcher.
Baserunning
CS: P Coscarart (3, 2nd base by D Odom/P Masi).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Connie Ryan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .214 .289 .235 .524 -0.032 0.29 0.001 -0.033 -0.5 2 3
Tommy Holmes CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .278 .344 .392 .736 0.008 0.24 0.023 -0.015 -0.3 2 1 2B
Chuck Workman RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .243 .309 .343 .652 -0.028 0.27 0.000 -0.028 -0.8 1 0
Butch Nieman LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .256 .333 .399 .732 -0.028 0.27 0.000 -0.028 -0.9 1 0
Phil Masi C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .279 .376 .364 .740 0.031 0.20 0.032 -0.001 0.6 3 1
Kerby Farrell 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .239 .291 .321 .612 -0.036 0.35 0.001 -0.037 -0.9 13 1 GDP
Whitey Wietelmann SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .246 .305 .273 .578 -0.020 0.34 0.000 -0.020 -0.6 2 4
Eddie Joost 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .190 .305 .264 .570 -0.009 0.27 0.008 -0.017 -0.3 1 3
Nate Andrews P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .113 .225 .145 .371 0.016 0.35 0.016 0.000 0.4 2 5
   Chet Ross PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .312 .379 .691 -0.014 0.36 0.000 -0.014 -0.5 GDP
   Dave Odom P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 6 0 2 6 33 .194 .242 .226 .468 -0.113 0.27 0.081 -0.194 -3.9 27 18
2B: T Holmes (26, off H Gornicki).
TB: P Masi 3; T Holmes 2; C Ryan; E Joost.
GIDP: C Ross (6); K Farrell (6).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: C Ryan 2 (13).
Outfield Assists: T Holmes (E Fletcher at 2nd base).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hank Gornicki, W (5-9) 9 6 0 0 2 6 0 3.55 33 79 0.112 0.27 3.9
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 6 0 0.00 33 79 0.112 0.27 3.9

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nate Andrews, L (9-15) 5 8 6 5 2 2 1 3.00 26 29 -0.386 0.40 -3.9
Dave Odom 4 6 2 2 1 1 0 5.23 18 0 0 -0.001 0.02 -0.3
Team Totals 9 14 8 7 3 3 1 7.00 44 29 0 0 -0.387 0.24 -4.1
Balks: H Gornicki (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: N Andrews (6; V DiMaggio).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Jorda, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 1:48.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Boston Braves
1 Pete Coscarart SS 1 Connie Ryan 2B
2 Jim Russell LF 2 Tommy Holmes CF
3 Al Rubeling 2B 3 Chuck Workman RF
4 Maurice Van Robays RF 4 Butch Nieman LF
5 Bob Elliott 3B 5 Phil Masi C
6 Elbie Fletcher 1B 6 Kerby Farrell 1B
7 Vince DiMaggio CF 7 Whitey Wietelmann SS
8 Al Lopez C 8 Eddie Joost 3B
9 Hank Gornicki P 9 Nate Andrews P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 12- RR PIT M. Van Robays N. Andrews 21% 75% Triple to RF; Russell Scores; Rubeling Scores/unER
t1 2-0 1 1-3 RRR PIT E. Fletcher N. Andrews 14% 90% Home Run (Deep RF); Van Robays Scores; Elliott Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-- PIT A. Rubeling N. Andrews 4% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Russell to 2B
t3 5-0 1 -2- R PIT B. Elliott N. Andrews 3% 96% Double to LF (Deep LF); Van Robays Scores
t1 0-0 1 --- PIT J. Russell N. Andrews 2% 50% Single (CF-RF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Nate Andrews facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT P. Coscarart N. Andrews -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- PIT J. Russell N. Andrews 2% 50% Single (CF-RF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- PIT A. Rubeling N. Andrews 4% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Russell to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- RR PIT M. Van Robays N. Andrews 21% 75% Triple to RF; Russell Scores; Rubeling Scores/unER
t1 2-0 1 --3 PIT B. Elliott N. Andrews 1% 76% Walk
t1 2-0 1 1-3 RRR PIT E. Fletcher N. Andrews 14% 90% Home Run (Deep RF); Van Robays Scores; Elliott Scores
t1 5-0 1 --- O PIT V. DiMaggio N. Andrews -0% 89% Bunt Popfly: P
t1 5-0 2 --- O PIT A. Lopez N. Andrews -0% 89% Groundout: P-1B
5 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 1-2-3
b1 0-5 0 --- O BSN C. Ryan H. Gornicki 1% 90% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-5 1 --- BSN T. Holmes H. Gornicki -2% 88% Double to RF
b1 0-5 1 -2- O BSN C. Workman H. Gornicki 2% 90% Groundout: 1B-P; Holmes to 3B
b1 0-5 2 --3 O BSN B. Nieman H. Gornicki 2% 91% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Braves' Nate Andrews facing 9-1-2
t2 5-0 0 --- O PIT H. Gornicki N. Andrews -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 5-0 1 --- O PIT P. Coscarart N. Andrews -0% 90% Groundout: P-1B
t2 5-0 2 --- O PIT J. Russell N. Andrews -0% 90% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 5-6-7
b2 0-5 0 --- BSN P. Masi H. Gornicki -2% 88% Single to 2B
b2 0-5 0 1-- O BSN K. Farrell H. Gornicki 2% 90% Strikeout
b2 0-5 1 1-- O BSN W. Wietelmann H. Gornicki 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B; Masi to 2B
b2 0-5 2 -2- O BSN E. Joost H. Gornicki 2% 93% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Braves' Nate Andrews facing 3-4-5
t3 5-0 0 --- O PIT A. Rubeling N. Andrews -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 5-0 1 --- PIT M. Van Robays N. Andrews 1% 93% Double to CF
t3 5-0 1 -2- R PIT B. Elliott N. Andrews 3% 96% Double to LF (Deep LF); Van Robays Scores
t3 6-0 1 -2- O PIT E. Fletcher N. Andrews -1% 95% Flyball: LF
t3 6-0 2 -2- O PIT V. DiMaggio N. Andrews -1% 95% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 9-1-2
b3 0-6 0 --- BSN N. Andrews H. Gornicki -2% 93% Walk
b3 0-6 0 1-- O BSN C. Ryan H. Gornicki 1% 95% Strikeout
b3 0-6 1 1-- O BSN T. Holmes H. Gornicki 1% 96% Flyball: CF
b3 0-6 2 1-- O BSN C. Workman H. Gornicki 1% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Braves' Nate Andrews facing 8-9-1
t4 6-0 0 --- O PIT A. Lopez N. Andrews -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 6-0 1 --- O PIT H. Gornicki N. Andrews -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t4 6-0 2 --- PIT P. Coscarart N. Andrews 0% 96% Single to RF
t4 6-0 2 1-- O PIT J. Russell N. Andrews -0% 96% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 4-5-6
b4 0-6 0 --- O BSN B. Nieman H. Gornicki 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-6 1 --- BSN P. Masi H. Gornicki -1% 96% Single to CF
b4 0-6 1 1-- OO BSN K. Farrell H. Gornicki 2% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Braves' Nate Andrews facing 3-4-5
t5 6-0 0 --- O PIT A. Rubeling N. Andrews -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
t5 6-0 1 --- PIT M. Van Robays N. Andrews 0% 97% Single to CF
t5 6-0 1 1-- PIT B. Elliott N. Andrews 1% 98% Single to RF; Van Robays to 3B
t5 6-0 1 1-3 O PIT E. Fletcher N. Andrews -1% 97% Groundout: P-1B; Elliott to 2B
t5 6-0 2 -23 PIT V. DiMaggio N. Andrews 0% 97% Intentional Walk
t5 6-0 2 123 O PIT A. Lopez N. Andrews -1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 7-8-9
b5 0-6 0 --- O BSN W. Wietelmann H. Gornicki 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-6 1 --- BSN E. Joost H. Gornicki -1% 97% Single to LF
Chet Ross pinch hits for Nate Andrews (P) batting 9th
b5 0-6 1 1-- OO BSN C. Ross H. Gornicki 1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Braves' Dave Odom facing 9-1-2
Dave Odom replaces Chet Ross (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-0 0 --- O PIT H. Gornicki D. Odom -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 6-0 1 --- PIT P. Coscarart D. Odom 0% 98% Single to CF
t6 6-0 1 1-- O PIT J. Russell D. Odom -0% 98% Coscarart Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 6-0 2 --- O PIT J. Russell D. Odom -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 1-2-3
b6 0-6 0 --- O BSN C. Ryan H. Gornicki 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-6 1 --- O BSN T. Holmes H. Gornicki 0% 99% Flyball: 2B
b6 0-6 2 --- O BSN C. Workman H. Gornicki 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Braves 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Braves' Dave Odom facing 3-4-5
t7 6-0 0 --- PIT A. Rubeling D. Odom 0% 99% Double (LF-CF)
t7 6-0 0 -2- O PIT M. Van Robays D. Odom -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B; Rubeling to 3B
t7 6-0 1 --3 R PIT B. Elliott D. Odom 0% 99% Single to LF; Rubeling Scores
t7 7-0 1 1-- O PIT E. Fletcher D. Odom -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 7-0 2 1-- O PIT V. DiMaggio D. Odom -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-7, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 4-5-6
b7 0-7 0 --- O BSN B. Nieman H. Gornicki 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 0-7 1 --- O BSN P. Masi H. Gornicki 0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
b7 0-7 2 --- BSN K. Farrell H. Gornicki -0% 100% Walk
b7 0-7 2 1-- O BSN W. Wietelmann H. Gornicki 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-0, Braves' Dave Odom facing 8-9-1
t8 7-0 0 --- O PIT A. Lopez D. Odom -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 7-0 1 --- O PIT H. Gornicki D. Odom -0% 100% Strikeout
t8 7-0 2 --- PIT P. Coscarart D. Odom 0% 100% Walk
t8 7-0 2 1-- PIT J. Russell D. Odom 0% 100% Double (Deep LF-CF); Coscarart to 3B
t8 7-0 2 -23 O PIT A. Rubeling D. Odom -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-7, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 8-9-1
b8 0-7 0 --- O BSN E. Joost H. Gornicki 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b8 0-7 1 --- O BSN D. Odom H. Gornicki 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-7 2 --- BSN C. Ryan H. Gornicki -0% 100% Single to LF
b8 0-7 2 1-- BSN T. Holmes H. Gornicki -0% 100% Balk; Ryan to 2B
b8 0-7 2 -2- O BSN T. Holmes H. Gornicki 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Braves 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-0, Braves' Dave Odom facing 4-5-6
t9 7-0 0 --- O PIT M. Van Robays D. Odom -0% 100% Flyball: 2B
t9 7-0 1 --- PIT B. Elliott D. Odom 0% 100% Single to LF
Johnny Wyrostek pinch runs for Bob Elliott (3B) batting 5th
t9 7-0 1 1-- PIT E. Fletcher D. Odom 0% 100% Single to CF; Wyrostek to 3B
t9 7-0 1 1-3 RO PIT V. DiMaggio D. Odom 0% 100% Flyball: CF; Wyrostek Scores; Fletcher to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch)
t9 8-0 2 -2- O PIT A. Lopez D. Odom -0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-8, Pirates' Hank Gornicki facing 3-4-5
Johnny Wyrostek moves from PR to 3B
b9 0-8 0 --- O BSN C. Workman H. Gornicki 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b9 0-8 1 --- O BSN B. Nieman H. Gornicki 0% 100% Flyball: SS
b9 0-8 2 --- BSN P. Masi H. Gornicki 0% 100% Single to CF
b9 0-8 2 1-- O BSN K. Farrell H. Gornicki 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Braves 0.

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