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Standings
CLE
@CHW
8
2
SLB
@DET
0
1
Thursday, April 23, 1931,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:50
Indians
8
6-3
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at White Sox
2
3-4
 Lost 1 
5th, 2½ GB
W: Wes Ferrell (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  2   1  0  1   1  0  3    8 13  3
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  0    2  5  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Burnett 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .263 .349 .289 .638 0.099 0.70 0.136 -0.037 0.8 0 1 2·SB
Lew Fonseca 1B 4 3 3 1 1 0 5 .378 .452 .486 .939 0.154 0.67 0.178 -0.024 1.9 7 2 3B
Earl Averill CF 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .342 .390 .579 .969 -0.041 0.76 0.038 -0.079 0.3 2 0 2B,GDP
Johnny Hodapp 2B 3 0 3 1 0 0 5 .333 .421 .364 .785 0.143 0.71 0.143 0.000 1.9 1 5 HBP,SH
Joe Vosmik LF 5 1 0 1 0 0 5 .486 .500 .857 1.357 -0.049 0.88 0.039 -0.088 0.2 0 0 GDP
Bibb Falk RF 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .379 .419 .483 .902 0.024 0.78 0.089 -0.065 0.8 3 0
Bill Hunnefield SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .267 .405 .400 .805 -0.114 0.75 0.000 -0.114 -2.0 3 2 SH
Luke Sewell C 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .313 .389 .469 .858 -0.034 0.61 0.034 -0.068 -1.0 9 0 2B
Wes Ferrell P 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .400 .400 .600 1.000 0.002 0.69 0.060 -0.057 0.2 2 1 2B
Team Totals 38 8 13 8 3 0 44 .342 .405 .474 .878 0.184 0.73 0.717 -0.532 3.1 27 11
2B: L Sewell (5, off G Braxton); W Ferrell (2, off G Braxton); E Averill (4, off J Moore).
3B: L Fonseca (1, off G Braxton).
SH: B Hunnefield (2, off G Braxton); J Hodapp (1, off J Moore).
HBP: J Hodapp (1, by G Braxton).
TB: L Fonseca 5; J Hodapp 3; B Falk 2; L Sewell 2; J Burnett 2; E Averill 2; W Ferrell 2.
GIDP: J Vosmik (); E Averill ().
RBI: B Falk 2 (7); J Vosmik (7); L Fonseca (5); J Hodapp (2); J Burnett (2); E Averill (9); W Ferrell (3).
2-out RBI: W Ferrell; J Burnett.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Hodapp-B Hunnefield-L Fonseca.
E: B Hunnefield 2 (8); J Hodapp (3).
Baserunning
SB: J Burnett 2 (3, 2nd base off G Braxton/B Tate 2).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lu Blue 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .320 .500 .440 .940 0.000 0.77 0.057 -0.057 -0.1 12 0 2B
Mel Simons CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .321 .345 .357 .702 -0.012 0.63 0.041 -0.053 -0.0 1 0
Carl Reynolds RF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .393 .469 .571 1.040 0.096 1.00 0.144 -0.048 1.3 5 0 3B
Ike Eichrodt LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .538 .538 .846 1.385 -0.152 1.22 0.029 -0.181 -0.9 1 0 GDP
Bill Cissell 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .258 .333 .591 -0.072 0.86 0.014 -0.085 -0.7 2 3
Willie Kamm 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .296 .345 .370 .715 0.033 0.59 0.059 -0.027 0.2 1 3
Luke Appling SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .333 .321 .655 -0.082 0.92 0.000 -0.082 -1.0 4 4
Bennie Tate C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .120 .214 .160 .374 -0.070 0.64 0.001 -0.071 -0.7 1 0
Garland Braxton P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.038 0.73 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 0 5
   Johnny Watwood PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 -0.020 0.66 0.000 -0.020 -0.3
   Jim Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hal McKain PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Team Totals 33 2 5 2 3 8 36 .152 .222 .242 .465 -0.318 0.80 0.345 -0.663 -2.9 27 15
2B: L Blue (3, off W Ferrell).
3B: C Reynolds (1, off W Ferrell).
TB: C Reynolds 3; M Simons 2; L Blue 2; I Eichrodt.
GIDP: I Eichrodt ().
RBI: I Eichrodt (8); C Reynolds (5).
2-out RBI: I Eichrodt.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Cissell-L Appling-L Blue; L Appling-B Cissell-L Blue.
PB: B Tate (1).
E: L Appling (4).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wes Ferrell, W (3-1) 9 5 2 1 3 8 0 3.27 36 76 0.318 0.80 2.9
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 3 8 0 1.00 36 76 0.318 0.80 2.9

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Garland Braxton, L (0-2) 7 10 5 5 3 0 0 4.61 34 34 -0.158 0.90 -1.2
Jim Moore 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 7.88 10 0 0 -0.024 0.09 -1.9
Team Totals 9 13 8 8 3 0 0 8.00 44 34 0 0 -0.182 0.73 -3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: G Braxton (1; J Hodapp).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Geisel, 1B - George Moriarty, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 1:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Chicago White Sox
1 Johnny Burnett 3B 1 Lu Blue 1B
2 Lew Fonseca 1B 2 Mel Simons CF
3 Earl Averill CF 3 Carl Reynolds RF
4 Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 Ike Eichrodt LF
5 Joe Vosmik LF 5 Bill Cissell 2B
6 Bibb Falk RF 6 Willie Kamm 3B
7 Bill Hunnefield SS 7 Luke Appling SS
8 Luke Sewell C 8 Bennie Tate C
9 Wes Ferrell P 9 Garland Braxton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 1 -2- R CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton 13% 65% Triple to LF; Burnett Scores
b6 0-4 1 1-- R CHW C. Reynolds W. Ferrell -10% 79% Triple (CF-RF); Simons Scores
b4 0-3 0 1-- OO CHW I. Eichrodt W. Ferrell 9% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 2-0 2 -2- R CLE J. Burnett G. Braxton 8% 79% Single to RF; Sewell Scores
t2 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE B. Hunnefield G. Braxton -7% 49% Fielder's Choice P; Hodapp out at Hm/P-C; Falk to 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, White Sox' Garland Braxton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett G. Braxton -2% 48% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton 2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE E. Averill G. Braxton -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW L. Blue W. Ferrell -6% 39% Double (Pop Fly to CF-RF)
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHW M. Simons W. Ferrell 4% 43% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHW C. Reynolds W. Ferrell 3% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B; Blue to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 O CHW I. Eichrodt W. Ferrell 4% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Garland Braxton facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Hodapp G. Braxton 4% 54% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Braxton -4% 50% Flyball: SS
t2 0-0 1 1-- CLE B. Falk G. Braxton 6% 57% Single to CF; Hodapp to 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE B. Hunnefield G. Braxton -7% 49% Fielder's Choice P; Hodapp out at Hm/P-C; Falk to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O CLE L. Sewell G. Braxton -4% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW B. Cissell W. Ferrell 2% 47% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-0 1 --- CHW W. Kamm W. Ferrell -3% 45% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 1 1-- O CHW L. Appling W. Ferrell 3% 48% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Tate W. Ferrell 2% 50% Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Garland Braxton facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Ferrell G. Braxton -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Burnett G. Braxton 3% 50% Single
t3 0-0 1 1-- CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton 2% 52% Burnett Steals 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- R CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton 13% 65% Triple to LF; Burnett Scores
t3 1-0 1 --3 CLE E. Averill G. Braxton 2% 67% Walk
t3 1-0 1 1-3 R CLE J. Hodapp G. Braxton 6% 73% Single to LF; Fonseca Scores; Averill to 2B
t3 2-0 1 12- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Braxton -2% 71% Groundout: P-1B; Averill to 3B; Hodapp to 2B
t3 2-0 2 -23 O CLE B. Falk G. Braxton -5% 66% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- O CHW G. Braxton W. Ferrell 3% 69% Flyball: CF
b3 0-2 1 --- O CHW L. Blue W. Ferrell 2% 71% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 2 --- O CHW M. Simons W. Ferrell 1% 72% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Garland Braxton facing 7-8-9
t4 2-0 0 --- O CLE B. Hunnefield G. Braxton -2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- CLE L. Sewell G. Braxton 3% 74% Double
t4 2-0 1 -2- O CLE W. Ferrell G. Braxton -3% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-0 2 -2- R CLE J. Burnett G. Braxton 8% 79% Single to RF; Sewell Scores
t4 3-0 2 1-- CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton 1% 80% Burnett Steals 2B
t4 3-0 2 -2- CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton 0% 80% Passed Ball; Burnett to 3B
t4 3-0 2 --3 O CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton -2% 78% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- CHW C. Reynolds W. Ferrell -4% 73% Walk
b4 0-3 0 1-- OO CHW I. Eichrodt W. Ferrell 9% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- CHW B. Cissell W. Ferrell -1% 80% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b4 0-3 2 1-- O CHW W. Kamm W. Ferrell 2% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Garland Braxton facing 3-4-5
t5 3-0 0 --- O CLE E. Averill G. Braxton -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-0 1 --- CLE J. Hodapp G. Braxton 1% 83% Single to LF
t5 3-0 1 1-- OO CLE J. Vosmik G. Braxton -3% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 7-8-9
b5 0-3 0 --- O CHW L. Appling W. Ferrell 3% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 1 --- O CHW B. Tate W. Ferrell 2% 84% Flyball: CF
b5 0-3 2 --- O CHW G. Braxton W. Ferrell 1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Garland Braxton facing 6-7-8
t6 3-0 0 --- CLE B. Falk G. Braxton 2% 87% Walk
t6 3-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Hunnefield G. Braxton -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Falk to 2B
t6 3-0 1 -2- O CLE L. Sewell G. Braxton -2% 85% Flyball: RF
t6 3-0 2 -2- R CLE W. Ferrell G. Braxton 6% 91% Double to LF (LF Line); Falk Scores
t6 4-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Burnett G. Braxton -1% 90% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b6 0-4 0 --- O CHW L. Blue W. Ferrell 2% 92% Strikeout
b6 0-4 1 --- CHW M. Simons W. Ferrell -2% 89% Single to LF
b6 0-4 1 1-- R CHW C. Reynolds W. Ferrell -10% 79% Triple (CF-RF); Simons Scores
b6 1-4 1 --3 O CHW I. Eichrodt W. Ferrell 6% 85% Strikeout
b6 1-4 2 --3 O CHW B. Cissell W. Ferrell 4% 89% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, White Sox' Garland Braxton facing 2-3-4
t7 4-1 0 --- CLE L. Fonseca G. Braxton 1% 90% Walk
t7 4-1 0 1-- O CLE E. Averill G. Braxton -1% 89% Flyball: RF
t7 4-1 1 1-- CLE J. Hodapp G. Braxton 3% 92% Single to CF; Fonseca to 3B
t7 4-1 1 1-3 R CLE J. Vosmik G. Braxton 4% 95% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Fonseca Scores; Hodapp to 3B
t7 5-1 1 1-3 O CLE B. Falk G. Braxton -2% 94% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t7 5-1 2 1-3 O CLE B. Hunnefield G. Braxton -1% 92% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 6-7-8
b7 1-5 0 --- CHW W. Kamm W. Ferrell -3% 89% Walk
b7 1-5 0 1-- O CHW L. Appling W. Ferrell 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B; Kamm to 2B
b7 1-5 1 -2- O CHW B. Tate W. Ferrell 3% 94% Strikeout
Johnny Watwood pinch hits for Garland Braxton (P) batting 9th
b7 1-5 2 -2- O CHW J. Watwood W. Ferrell 2% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Jim Moore facing 8-9-1
Jim Moore replaces Johnny Watwood (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-1 0 --- O CLE L. Sewell J. Moore -0% 96% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 5-1 1 --- O CLE W. Ferrell J. Moore -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-1 2 --- O CLE J. Burnett J. Moore -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b8 1-5 0 --- O CHW L. Blue W. Ferrell 2% 97% Flyball: RF
b8 1-5 1 --- CHW M. Simons W. Ferrell -2% 95% Single
b8 1-5 1 1-- O CHW C. Reynolds W. Ferrell 2% 97% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Reynolds to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
b8 1-5 2 -2- R CHW I. Eichrodt W. Ferrell -3% 94% Single to LF; Reynolds Scores/unER
b8 2-5 2 1-- O CHW B. Cissell W. Ferrell 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Jim Moore facing 2-3-4
t9 5-2 0 --- CLE L. Fonseca J. Moore 1% 97% Single (Bunt to Weak 3B)
t9 5-2 0 1-- R CLE E. Averill J. Moore 2% 99% Double (CF-RF); Fonseca Scores
t9 6-2 0 -2- O CLE J. Hodapp J. Moore -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Averill to 3B
t9 6-2 1 --3 CLE J. Vosmik J. Moore 0% 99% Fielder's Choice 2B; Vosmik to 2B
t9 6-2 1 -23 RR CLE B. Falk J. Moore 1% 100% Single to RF; Averill Scores; Vosmik Scores
t9 8-2 1 1-- O CLE B. Hunnefield J. Moore -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Falk to 2B
t9 8-2 2 -2- O CLE L. Sewell J. Moore -0% 100% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-8, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 6-7-8
b9 2-8 0 --- O CHW W. Kamm W. Ferrell 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-8 1 --- O CHW L. Appling W. Ferrell 0% 100% Lineout: 1B
b9 2-8 2 --- CHW B. Tate W. Ferrell -0% 100% Walk
Hal McKain pinch hits for Jim Moore (P) batting 9th
b9 2-8 2 1-- O CHW H. McKain W. Ferrell 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, White Sox 2.

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