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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
0
3
PHA
@CLE
12
5
NYY
@DET
1
3
 
(6)
WSH
@SLB
9
7
 
(11)
CIN
@BRO
1
2
PIT
@BSN
2
9
STL
@NYG
5
7
CHC
@PHI
1
5
CHC
@PHI
17
6
Saturday, May 16, 1931,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 6,000, Time of Game: 1:30
Red Sox
0
11-14
 Lost 1 
6th, 5½ GB
at White Sox
3
10-15
 Won 1 
7th, 6½ GB
W: Pat Caraway (4-2)
L: Jack Russell (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  3
White Sox       2  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  X    3  7  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hal Rhyne SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .308 .365 .672 -0.050 0.86 0.023 -0.073 -0.5 1 4
Jack Rothrock 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .303 .376 .408 .784 -0.037 0.94 0.039 -0.076 -0.4 2 4
Bill Sweeney 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .295 .329 .346 .675 -0.076 0.69 0.000 -0.076 -0.9 9 2
Earl Webb RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .308 .374 .529 .903 -0.096 0.89 0.000 -0.096 -1.0 1 1
Tom Oliver CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .290 .309 .411 .720 -0.002 0.61 0.038 -0.039 -0.1 2 0
Al Van Camp LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .329 .354 .418 .771 -0.056 0.77 0.000 -0.056 -0.6 1 0
Urbane Pickering 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .281 .319 .427 .746 -0.078 1.02 0.000 -0.078 -0.8 3 0
Muddy Ruel C 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .414 .452 .448 .900 0.038 0.67 0.054 -0.016 0.4 4 1
Jack Russell P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .200 .333 .533 -0.059 1.05 0.000 -0.059 -0.6 1 6
   Otis Miller PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.031 1.20 0.000 -0.031 -0.3
   Ed Durham P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .200 .222 .422 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 4 0 1 2 32 .129 .156 .129 .285 -0.447 0.84 0.154 -0.600 -4.9 24 18
TB: M Ruel 2; H Rhyne; J Rothrock.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: M Ruel 2 (2); U Pickering (4).
Outfield Assists: E Webb (L Blue at 2nd base).

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 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .247 .402 .312 .714 0.114 0.69 0.119 -0.005 1.3 10 0
Mel Simons LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .375 .400 .775 -0.056 0.80 0.003 -0.059 -0.8 2 0 SH
Carl Reynolds RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .361 .430 .518 .948 0.038 0.68 0.069 -0.031 0.7 5 0 SB
Ike Eichrodt CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .300 .300 .425 .725 0.060 0.83 0.104 -0.044 0.1 5 0
Bill Cissell SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .196 .232 .280 .513 0.041 0.73 0.073 -0.032 0.2 2 2 SB
Willie Kamm 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .333 .356 .689 -0.073 0.44 0.000 -0.073 -1.4 0 1
Bennie Tate C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .225 .271 .238 .508 -0.067 0.49 0.002 -0.069 -1.2 3 2
John Kerr 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .391 .462 .478 .940 -0.004 0.43 0.017 -0.021 -0.1 0 3
Pat Caraway P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .105 .105 .105 .211 -0.001 0.51 0.018 -0.019 -0.2 0 2 SH
Team Totals 30 3 7 2 2 3 34 .233 .281 .233 .515 0.052 0.63 0.405 -0.353 -1.3 27 10
SH: M Simons (7, off J Russell); P Caraway (4, off J Russell).
TB: L Blue 2; C Reynolds 2; I Eichrodt; M Simons; J Kerr.
RBI: I Eichrodt (11); L Blue (7).
2-out RBI: L Blue.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
E: J Kerr (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Cissell (7, 2nd base off J Russell/M Ruel); C Reynolds (5, 2nd base off J Russell/M Ruel).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Russell, L (2-3) 7 7 3 1 1 3 0 3.83 31 57 -0.059 0.70 0.8
Ed Durham 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.45 3 0 0 0.008 0.10 0.5
Team Totals 8 7 3 1 2 3 0 1.12 34 57 0 0 -0.051 0.63 1.3

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pat Caraway, W (4-2) 9 4 0 0 1 2 0 2.62 32 80 0.448 0.84 4.9
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 32 80 0.448 0.84 4.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - George Hildebrand, 2B - (none), 3B - Harry Geisel.
Time of Game: 1:30.
Attendance: 6,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Chicago White Sox
1 Hal Rhyne SS 1 Lu Blue 1B
2 Jack Rothrock 2B 2 Mel Simons LF
3 Bill Sweeney 1B 3 Carl Reynolds RF
4 Earl Webb RF 4 Ike Eichrodt CF
5 Tom Oliver CF 5 Bill Cissell SS
6 Al Van Camp LF 6 Willie Kamm 3B
7 Urbane Pickering 3B 7 Bennie Tate C
8 Muddy Ruel C 8 John Kerr 2B
9 Jack Russell P 9 Pat Caraway P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R CHW I. Eichrodt J. Russell 10% 72% Single to CF; Blue Scores/unER; Reynolds to 3B; Eichrodt to 2B/Adv on throw
b4 2-0 2 -2- RO CHW L. Blue J. Russell 6% 83% Single to RF; Kerr Scores; Blue out at 2B/RF-1B-SS-1B-2B
b1 1-0 1 -23 R CHW B. Cissell J. Russell 6% 77% Fielder's Choice SS; Reynolds Scores/Safe on E2 (catch)/unER; Eichrodt to 3B
b1 2-0 1 -23 O CHW W. Kamm J. Russell -5% 73% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 2 1-3 O BOS J. Russell P. Caraway 5% 74% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne P. Caraway 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- BOS J. Rothrock P. Caraway -2% 50% Single to 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- BOS B. Sweeney P. Caraway -1% 48% Baserunner Advance; Rothrock to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch)
t1 0-0 1 -2- O BOS B. Sweeney P. Caraway 3% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O BOS E. Webb P. Caraway 3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jack Russell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW L. Blue J. Russell 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW M. Simons J. Russell -2% 57% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Blue to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- CHW C. Reynolds J. Russell 5% 61% Fielder's Choice P; Blue to 3B/Safe on E5 (catch)
b1 0-0 1 1-3 R CHW I. Eichrodt J. Russell 10% 72% Single to CF; Blue Scores/unER; Reynolds to 3B; Eichrodt to 2B/Adv on throw
b1 1-0 1 -23 R CHW B. Cissell J. Russell 6% 77% Fielder's Choice SS; Reynolds Scores/Safe on E2 (catch)/unER; Eichrodt to 3B
b1 2-0 1 1-3 CHW W. Kamm J. Russell 1% 79% Cissell Steals 2B
b1 2-0 1 -23 O CHW W. Kamm J. Russell -5% 73% Flyball: CF
b1 2-0 2 -23 O CHW B. Tate J. Russell -4% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- BOS T. Oliver P. Caraway -4% 65% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- O BOS A. Van Camp P. Caraway 4% 69% Flyball: RF
t2 0-2 1 1-- O BOS U. Pickering P. Caraway 3% 72% Lineout: LF
t2 0-2 2 1-- BOS M. Ruel P. Caraway -3% 69% Single; Oliver to 3B
t2 0-2 2 1-3 O BOS J. Russell P. Caraway 5% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Jack Russell facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHW J. Kerr J. Russell -2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- CHW P. Caraway J. Russell 2% 74% Strikeout, E2; Caraway to 1B
b2 2-0 1 1-- CHW L. Blue J. Russell 2% 77% Single; Caraway to 2B
b2 2-0 1 12- O CHW M. Simons J. Russell -3% 74% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Blue to 2B
b2 2-0 2 12- O CHW C. Reynolds J. Russell -3% 71% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 1-2-3
t3 0-2 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne P. Caraway 3% 73% Flyball: RF
t3 0-2 1 --- O BOS J. Rothrock P. Caraway 2% 75% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 --- O BOS B. Sweeney P. Caraway 1% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Jack Russell facing 4-5-6
b3 2-0 0 --- O CHW I. Eichrodt J. Russell -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O CHW B. Cissell J. Russell -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 2 --- O CHW W. Kamm J. Russell -1% 72% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- O BOS E. Webb P. Caraway 3% 75% Flyball: CF
t4 0-2 1 --- O BOS T. Oliver P. Caraway 2% 77% Flyball: RF
t4 0-2 2 --- O BOS A. Van Camp P. Caraway 1% 78% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Jack Russell facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- O CHW B. Tate J. Russell -2% 76% Popfly: 3B
b4 2-0 1 --- CHW J. Kerr J. Russell 2% 78% Single to LF
b4 2-0 1 1-- O CHW P. Caraway J. Russell -1% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Kerr to 2B
b4 2-0 2 -2- RO CHW L. Blue J. Russell 6% 83% Single to RF; Kerr Scores; Blue out at 2B/RF-1B-SS-1B-2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 7-8-9
t5 0-3 0 --- O BOS U. Pickering P. Caraway 2% 85% Lineout: SS
t5 0-3 1 --- O BOS M. Ruel P. Caraway 2% 87% Groundout: C-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- O BOS J. Russell P. Caraway 1% 88% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Red Sox' Jack Russell facing 2-3-4
b5 3-0 0 --- O CHW M. Simons J. Russell -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-0 1 --- CHW C. Reynolds J. Russell 1% 88% Single to CF
b5 3-0 1 1-- CHW I. Eichrodt J. Russell 1% 89% Reynolds Steals 2B
b5 3-0 1 -2- O CHW I. Eichrodt J. Russell -2% 87% Strikeout
b5 3-0 2 -2- O CHW B. Cissell J. Russell -2% 86% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 1-2-3
t6 0-3 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne P. Caraway 3% 88% Foul Flyball: C
t6 0-3 1 --- O BOS J. Rothrock P. Caraway 2% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 2 --- O BOS B. Sweeney P. Caraway 1% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Red Sox' Jack Russell facing 6-7-8
b6 3-0 0 --- O CHW W. Kamm J. Russell -1% 90% Flyball: LF
b6 3-0 1 --- O CHW B. Tate J. Russell -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-0 2 --- O CHW J. Kerr J. Russell -0% 89% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 4-5-6
t7 0-3 0 --- O BOS E. Webb P. Caraway 3% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- O BOS T. Oliver P. Caraway 2% 93% Flyball: RF
t7 0-3 2 --- O BOS A. Van Camp P. Caraway 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Red Sox' Jack Russell facing 9-1-2
b7 3-0 0 --- O CHW P. Caraway J. Russell -1% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 3-0 1 --- O CHW L. Blue J. Russell -0% 93% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 3-0 2 --- CHW M. Simons J. Russell 0% 93% Single
b7 3-0 2 1-- CHW C. Reynolds J. Russell 1% 94% Single; Simons to 2B
b7 3-0 2 12- O CHW I. Eichrodt J. Russell -1% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 7-8-9
t8 0-3 0 --- O BOS U. Pickering P. Caraway 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-3 1 --- BOS M. Ruel P. Caraway -3% 92% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
Otis Miller pinch hits for Jack Russell (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 1 1-- O BOS O. Miller P. Caraway 3% 95% Flyball: RF
t8 0-3 2 1-- BOS H. Rhyne P. Caraway -2% 93% Single; Ruel to 2B
t8 0-3 2 12- O BOS J. Rothrock P. Caraway 4% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Red Sox' Ed Durham facing 5-6-7
Ed Durham replaces Otis Miller (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- O CHW B. Cissell E. Durham -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 3-0 1 --- O CHW W. Kamm E. Durham -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b8 3-0 2 --- CHW B. Tate E. Durham 0% 97% Walk
b8 3-0 2 1-- O CHW J. Kerr E. Durham -0% 96% Baserunner Out Advancing; Tate out at 2B/C-SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Pat Caraway facing 3-4-5
t9 0-3 0 --- O BOS B. Sweeney P. Caraway 2% 98% Flyball: CF
t9 0-3 1 --- O BOS E. Webb P. Caraway 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 0-3 2 --- O BOS T. Oliver P. Caraway 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 3.

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