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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
6
0
DET
@CHW
0
1
KCA
@CLE
1
4
BAL
@WSH
1
2
CHC
@CIN
2
4
PIT
@NYG
3
2
BRO
@PHI
6
4
 
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MLN
@STL
8
5
Friday, May 6, 1955,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 27,234, Time of Game: 2:25
Tigers
0
13-8
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at White Sox
1
12-7
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Virgil Trucks (2-2)
L: Ned Garver (2-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  2
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    1  9  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .356 .400 .494 .894 -0.131 1.80 0.000 -0.131 -1.0 0 5
Fred Hatfield 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .367 .358 .725 -0.155 1.47 0.000 -0.155 -0.9 2 3
Al Kaline RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .388 .468 .713 1.181 -0.091 1.40 0.029 -0.120 -0.5 2 0
Ferris Fain 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .236 .427 .291 .718 0.068 1.78 0.153 -0.085 0.2 8 0
   Bubba Phillips PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Ray Boone 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .233 .360 .411 .771 -0.102 2.04 0.057 -0.159 -0.1 0 1
Jim Delsing LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .295 .386 .525 .910 -0.174 2.04 0.000 -0.174 -1.2 3 0
Bill Tuttle CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .222 .337 .319 .657 -0.159 1.91 0.021 -0.181 -0.8 2 0
Frank House C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .190 .300 .333 .633 -0.101 1.25 0.000 -0.101 -0.8 6 1
Ned Garver P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .091 .200 .091 .291 0.114 1.50 0.139 -0.025 0.5 1 3
Team Totals 30 0 2 0 4 5 34 .067 .176 .067 .243 -0.731 1.71 0.399 -1.131 -4.6 24 13
TB: B Tuttle; A Kaline.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. F House-F Hatfield-F House.
E: N Garver (1); F Fain (2).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .299 .372 .429 .801 0.054 1.05 0.109 -0.055 0.9 4 2 SH
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .315 .407 .507 .914 -0.127 1.20 0.027 -0.155 -1.4 0 5 CS
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .356 .377 .733 -0.029 1.17 0.072 -0.101 -0.4 0 0
Bob Nieman RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .328 .397 .655 1.052 -0.174 1.43 0.000 -0.174 -1.7 0 0
   Clint Courtney C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Rivera CF-RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .328 .300 .628 0.012 0.88 0.073 -0.062 -0.0 3 0 2B
Walt Dropo 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .294 .400 .588 .988 0.020 0.80 0.044 -0.025 0.0 14 0
George Kell 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .226 .377 .355 .731 -0.064 1.12 0.044 -0.109 -0.3 0 3
Sherm Lollar C 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 .361 .458 .770 1.229 0.076 1.73 0.122 -0.046 0.3 6 0 2B,IW
   Ed McGhee PR-CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .467 .111 .578 -0.015 0.53 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 0 0
Virgil Trucks P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.017 1.92 0.122 -0.105 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 32 1 9 0 2 3 35 .281 .324 .344 .667 -0.230 1.18 0.613 -0.847 -3.1 27 11
2B: J Rivera (3, off N Garver); S Lollar (2, off N Garver).
SH: C Carrasquel (1, off N Garver).
IBB: S Lollar (1, by N Garver).
TB: S Lollar 3; G Kell 2; J Rivera 2; N Fox; C Carrasquel; M Minoso; W Dropo.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
E: C Carrasquel (4).
Baserunning
CS: N Fox (3, Home by N Garver/F House).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ned Garver, L (2-4) 8 9 1 0 2 3 0 4.20 35 63 0.231 1.18 3.1
Team Totals 8 9 1 0 2 3 0 0.00 35 63 0.231 1.18 3.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Virgil Trucks, W (2-2) 9 2 0 0 4 5 0 4.88 34 84 0.731 1.71 4.6
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 4 5 0 0.00 34 84 0.731 1.71 4.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: N Garver (6; S Lollar).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 27,234.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Chicago White Sox
1 Harvey Kuenn SS 1 Chico Carrasquel SS
2 Fred Hatfield 2B 2 Nellie Fox 2B
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Ferris Fain 1B 4 Bob Nieman RF
5 Ray Boone 3B 5 Jim Rivera CF
6 Jim Delsing LF 6 Walt Dropo 1B
7 Bill Tuttle CF 7 George Kell 3B
8 Frank House C 8 Sherm Lollar C
9 Ned Garver P 9 Virgil Trucks P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 1 1-3 OO CHW B. Nieman N. Garver -13% 50% Double Play: Strikeout, Fox Caught Stealing Hm (C-2B-C)
b7 0-0 0 -2- R CHW V. Trucks N. Garver 12% 82% Reached on E1 (throw)/Bunt; McGhee Scores/No RBI/unER; Trucks to 1B
t9 0-1 0 --- DET F. Fain V. Trucks -12% 72% Walk
t9 0-1 2 -2- O DET B. Tuttle V. Trucks 11% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-0 0 --- CHW S. Lollar N. Garver 11% 70% Double to CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn V. Trucks 2% 52% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET F. Hatfield V. Trucks 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline V. Trucks 1% 55% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW C. Carrasquel N. Garver 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW N. Fox N. Garver -3% 55% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CHW M. Minoso N. Garver -3% 52% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Nieman N. Garver -2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- DET F. Fain V. Trucks -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- DET R. Boone V. Trucks -6% 41% Walk; Fain to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O DET J. Delsing V. Trucks 6% 46% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-0 1 12- O DET B. Tuttle V. Trucks 5% 51% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 12- O DET F. House V. Trucks 4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera N. Garver -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- CHW W. Dropo N. Garver 3% 55% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- CHW G. Kell N. Garver 4% 59% Single to P/Bunt; Dropo to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O CHW S. Lollar N. Garver -5% 54% Single to SS; Dropo out at Hm/SS-2B-C; Kell to 2B; Lollar to 1B
b2 0-0 2 12- O CHW V. Trucks N. Garver -4% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O DET N. Garver V. Trucks 3% 53% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn V. Trucks 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O DET F. Hatfield V. Trucks 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHW C. Carrasquel N. Garver -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- CHW N. Fox N. Garver 3% 56% Single to CF
b3 0-0 1 1-- CHW M. Minoso N. Garver 7% 63% Single to RF; Fox to 3B
b3 0-0 1 1-3 OO CHW B. Nieman N. Garver -13% 50% Double Play: Strikeout, Fox Caught Stealing Hm (C-2B-C)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O DET A. Kaline V. Trucks 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O DET F. Fain V. Trucks 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-0 2 --- O DET R. Boone V. Trucks 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 5-6-7
b4 0-0 0 --- CHW J. Rivera N. Garver 7% 63% Double to CF (Short CF)
b4 0-0 0 -2- O CHW W. Dropo N. Garver -1% 62% Flyball: RF; Rivera to 3B
b4 0-0 1 --3 O CHW G. Kell N. Garver -7% 55% Flyball: LF
b4 0-0 2 --3 CHW S. Lollar N. Garver 1% 56% Intentional Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-3 O CHW V. Trucks N. Garver -6% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O DET J. Delsing V. Trucks 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle V. Trucks 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O DET F. House V. Trucks 1% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
b5 0-0 0 --- O CHW C. Carrasquel N. Garver -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox N. Garver -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b5 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso N. Garver -1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- DET N. Garver V. Trucks -5% 45% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Garver to 1B
t6 0-0 0 1-- O DET H. Kuenn V. Trucks 5% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-0 1 1-- O DET F. Hatfield V. Trucks 4% 54% Flyball: CF
t6 0-0 2 1-- DET A. Kaline V. Trucks -3% 51% Single to LF; Kuenn to 2B
t6 0-0 2 12- O DET F. Fain V. Trucks 7% 58% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 4-5-6
b6 0-0 0 --- O CHW B. Nieman N. Garver -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O CHW J. Rivera N. Garver -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b6 0-0 2 --- CHW W. Dropo N. Garver 2% 54% Walk
b6 0-0 2 1-- O CHW G. Kell N. Garver -4% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 5-6-7
t7 0-0 0 --- O DET R. Boone V. Trucks 4% 54% Flyball: SS
t7 0-0 1 --- O DET J. Delsing V. Trucks 3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 2 --- DET B. Tuttle V. Trucks -2% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t7 0-0 2 1-- O DET F. House V. Trucks 4% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 8-9-1
b7 0-0 0 --- CHW S. Lollar N. Garver 11% 70% Double to CF
Ed McGhee pinch runs for Sherm Lollar (C) batting 8th
b7 0-0 0 -2- R CHW V. Trucks N. Garver 12% 82% Reached on E1 (throw)/Bunt; McGhee Scores/No RBI/unER; Trucks to 1B
b7 1-0 0 1-- CHW C. Carrasquel N. Garver 7% 89% Reached on E3 (throw)/Sacrifice Bunt; Trucks to 3B; Carrasquel to 1B
b7 1-0 0 1-3 O CHW N. Fox N. Garver -4% 85% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 1-0 1 1-3 O CHW M. Minoso N. Garver -6% 79% Strikeout
b7 1-0 2 1-3 O CHW B. Nieman N. Garver -4% 75% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 9-1-2
Clint Courtney replaces Bob Nieman (RF) playing C batting 4th
Ed McGhee moves from PR to CF
Jim Rivera moves from CF to RF
t8 0-1 0 --- DET N. Garver V. Trucks -9% 66% Walk
t8 0-1 0 1-- O DET H. Kuenn V. Trucks 4% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B; Garver to 2B
t8 0-1 1 -2- O DET F. Hatfield V. Trucks 8% 79% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-1 2 -2- O DET A. Kaline V. Trucks 8% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 5-6-7
b8 1-0 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera N. Garver -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-0 1 --- O CHW W. Dropo N. Garver -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 1-0 2 --- CHW G. Kell N. Garver 1% 85% Single to CF
b8 1-0 2 1-- O CHW E. McGhee N. Garver -1% 84% Lineout: P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Virgil Trucks facing 4-5-6
t9 0-1 0 --- DET F. Fain V. Trucks -12% 72% Walk
Bubba Phillips pinch runs for Ferris Fain (1B) batting 4th
t9 0-1 0 1-- O DET R. Boone V. Trucks 11% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 0-1 1 1-- O DET J. Delsing V. Trucks 6% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Phillips to 2B
t9 0-1 2 -2- O DET B. Tuttle V. Trucks 11% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 1.

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