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Standings
BAL
@BOS
13
6
CLE
@CHW
3
2
CLE
@CHW
0
1
 
(10)
KCA
@DET
1
6
NYY
@WSH
6
4
CHC
@CIN
3
4
STL
@MLN
5
6
 
(11)
STL
@MLN
3
5
BRO
@NYG
7
3
PHI
@PIT
3
6
Friday, August 31, 1956,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 31,445, Time of Game: 2:36
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Indians
0
73-53
 Lost 1 
2nd, 8½ GB
at White Sox
1
70-56
 Won 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
W: Dick Donovan (9-7)
L: Early Wynn (15-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0    0  5  1
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   1    1  4  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .269 .365 .429 .794 -0.162 1.28 0.000 -0.162 -1.1 2 0
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .344 .324 .668 -0.070 0.91 0.014 -0.083 -0.5 2 3
Vic Wertz 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .262 .366 .481 .848 -0.097 0.92 0.000 -0.097 -0.7 9 0
Rocky Colavito RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .283 .382 .565 .947 0.056 1.34 0.117 -0.061 0.8 4 0
Al Rosen 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .272 .365 .436 .801 -0.146 1.71 0.000 -0.146 -1.1 0 0
Gene Woodling LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .404 .411 .815 0.019 1.33 0.097 -0.078 0.2 2 0
Hal Naragon C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .296 .374 .426 .800 -0.222 1.79 0.000 -0.222 -1.6 4 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .254 .335 .342 .677 -0.088 1.60 0.047 -0.135 -0.5 5 4
Early Wynn P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .235 .295 .284 .579 -0.138 1.38 0.000 -0.138 -0.9 0 1
Team Totals 35 0 5 0 2 2 37 .143 .189 .143 .332 -0.848 1.36 0.275 -1.122 -5.3 28 8
TB: G Woodling 2; R Colavito 2; B Avila.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Avila-C Carrasquel-V Wertz; E Wynn-C Carrasquel-V Wertz.
E: G Woodling (3).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Rivera RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .257 .335 .389 .724 -0.147 1.14 0.000 -0.147 -1.2 2 0
Nellie Fox 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .308 .358 .388 .746 -0.096 1.43 0.013 -0.109 -0.5 2 4
Larry Doby CF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .253 .380 .431 .810 -0.013 1.30 0.067 -0.081 -0.3 6 0
Minnie Minoso LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .302 .418 .467 .885 0.005 1.38 0.073 -0.068 -0.2 3 0
Dave Philley 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .249 .323 .353 .677 -0.295 1.88 0.000 -0.295 -1.6 11 2 GDP
   Walt Dropo 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .333 .349 .683 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Sherm Lollar C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .381 .437 .818 -0.119 1.16 0.000 -0.119 -0.7 4 0
Fred Hatfield 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .273 .367 .379 .746 -0.008 1.07 0.055 -0.063 -0.2 0 1
   Bubba Phillips PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .324 .448 .772 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Luis Aparicio SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .262 .298 .329 .627 0.180 1.64 0.202 -0.022 1.2 2 4 SB
Dick Donovan P 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .236 .325 .375 .700 0.143 2.21 0.305 -0.161 0.1 0 3 HBP,GDP
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 4 2 36 .129 .250 .129 .379 -0.350 1.47 0.715 -1.065 -3.3 30 14
HBP: D Donovan (1, by E Wynn).
TB: L Aparicio 2; D Donovan; F Hatfield.
GIDP: D Philley (16); D Donovan (3).
RBI: D Donovan (12).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: L Aparicio (16, 2nd base off E Wynn/H Naragon).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Early Wynn, L (15-8) 9.1 4 1 1 4 2 0 2.92 36 74 0.348 1.47 3.3
Team Totals 9.1 4 1 1 4 2 0 0.96 36 74 0.348 1.47 3.3

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Donovan, W (9-7) 10 5 0 0 2 2 0 3.93 37 82 0.849 1.36 5.3
Team Totals 10 5 0 0 2 2 0 0.00 37 82 0.849 1.36 5.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Wynn (5; D Donovan).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Tabacchi, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 31,445.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Chicago White Sox
1 Al Smith CF 1 Jim Rivera RF
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Nellie Fox 2B
3 Vic Wertz 1B 3 Larry Doby CF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Minnie Minoso LF
5 Al Rosen 3B 5 Dave Philley 1B
6 Gene Woodling LF 6 Sherm Lollar C
7 Hal Naragon C 7 Fred Hatfield 3B
8 Chico Carrasquel SS 8 Luis Aparicio SS
9 Early Wynn P 9 Dick Donovan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b10 0-0 1 12- R CHW D. Donovan E. Wynn 29% 100% Single to RF; Aparicio to 2B; Phillips Scores
b9 0-0 1 12- OO CHW D. Philley E. Wynn -21% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b8 0-0 0 1-- OO CHW D. Donovan E. Wynn -15% 53% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE H. Naragon D. Donovan 7% 51% Fielder's Choice 1B; Colavito out at Hm/1B-C; Woodling to 2B
b9 0-0 1 1-- CHW M. Minoso E. Wynn 7% 71% Walk; Doby 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' Dick Donovan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Donovan 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Donovan 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz D. Donovan 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera E. Wynn -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox E. Wynn -2% 51% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 2 --- CHW L. Doby E. Wynn 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW M. Minoso E. Wynn -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE R. Colavito D. Donovan -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CLE A. Rosen D. Donovan 4% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 1-- CLE G. Woodling D. Donovan -7% 43% Single to RF; Colavito to 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE H. Naragon D. Donovan 7% 51% Fielder's Choice 1B; Colavito out at Hm/1B-C; Woodling to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O CLE C. Carrasquel D. Donovan 4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW D. Philley E. Wynn -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHW S. Lollar E. Wynn -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHW F. Hatfield E. Wynn -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE E. Wynn D. Donovan 3% 53% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Donovan 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 --- CLE B. Avila D. Donovan -1% 53% Single to RF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O CLE V. Wertz D. Donovan 3% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio E. Wynn 4% 60% Single to RF
b3 0-0 0 1-- CHW D. Donovan E. Wynn 3% 62% Aparicio Steals 2B
b3 0-0 0 -2- O CHW D. Donovan E. Wynn -2% 61% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Aparicio to 3B
b3 0-0 1 --3 O CHW J. Rivera E. Wynn -7% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --3 CHW N. Fox E. Wynn 1% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-3 O CHW L. Doby E. Wynn -6% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- CLE R. Colavito D. Donovan -4% 46% Single to LF
t4 0-0 0 1-- O CLE A. Rosen D. Donovan 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B; Colavito to 2B
t4 0-0 1 -2- O CLE G. Woodling D. Donovan 4% 52% Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 2 -2- O CLE H. Naragon D. Donovan 4% 56% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O CHW M. Minoso E. Wynn -3% 53% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b4 0-0 1 --- O CHW D. Philley E. Wynn -2% 51% Lineout: LF
b4 0-0 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar E. Wynn -1% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- CLE C. Carrasquel D. Donovan -5% 45% Walk
t5 0-0 0 1-- O CLE E. Wynn D. Donovan 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 1 1-- O CLE A. Smith D. Donovan 4% 54% Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 2 1-- O CLE B. Avila D. Donovan 3% 57% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O CHW F. Hatfield E. Wynn -3% 54% Bunt Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O CHW L. Aparicio E. Wynn -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 2 --- CHW D. Donovan E. Wynn 2% 53% Hit By Pitch
b5 0-0 2 1-- O CHW J. Rivera E. Wynn -3% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 3-4-5
t6 0-0 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz D. Donovan 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- CLE R. Colavito D. Donovan -4% 50% Single to CF
t6 0-0 1 1-- O CLE A. Rosen D. Donovan 4% 54% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-0 2 1-- O CLE G. Woodling D. Donovan 4% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- O CHW N. Fox E. Wynn -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O CHW L. Doby E. Wynn -3% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso E. Wynn -2% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 7-8-9
t7 0-0 0 --- O CLE H. Naragon D. Donovan 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel D. Donovan 3% 57% Flyball: LF
t7 0-0 2 --- O CLE E. Wynn D. Donovan 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 5-6-7
b7 0-0 0 --- O CHW D. Philley E. Wynn -4% 55% Foul Flyball: C
b7 0-0 1 --- O CHW S. Lollar E. Wynn -3% 52% Flyball: SS
b7 0-0 2 --- O CHW F. Hatfield E. Wynn -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 1-2-3
t8 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Donovan 5% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Donovan 4% 58% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz D. Donovan 3% 61% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 8-9-1
b8 0-0 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio E. Wynn 6% 67% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball)
b8 0-0 0 1-- OO CHW D. Donovan E. Wynn -15% 53% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Rivera E. Wynn -3% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
t9 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito D. Donovan 6% 56% Flyball: CF
t9 0-0 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen D. Donovan 5% 61% Flyball: CF
t9 0-0 2 --- CLE G. Woodling D. Donovan -3% 58% Single to RF
t9 0-0 2 1-- O CLE H. Naragon D. Donovan 7% 64% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 2-3-4
b9 0-0 0 --- O CHW N. Fox E. Wynn -6% 58% Foul Flyball: SS
b9 0-0 1 --- CHW L. Doby E. Wynn 6% 64% Walk
b9 0-0 1 1-- CHW M. Minoso E. Wynn 7% 71% Walk; Doby to 2B
b9 0-0 1 12- OO CHW D. Philley E. Wynn -21% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 10th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 8-9-1
Walt Dropo replaces Dave Philley playing 1B batting 5th
t10 0-0 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel D. Donovan 6% 56% Foul Flyball: C
t10 0-0 1 --- O CLE E. Wynn D. Donovan 5% 61% Flyball: CF
t10 0-0 2 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Donovan 4% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 10th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 6-7-8
b10 0-0 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar E. Wynn -6% 58% Flyball: 1B
b10 0-0 1 --- CHW F. Hatfield E. Wynn 6% 64% Single to CF
Bubba Phillips pinch runs for Fred Hatfield (3B) batting 7th
b10 0-0 1 1-- CHW L. Aparicio E. Wynn 7% 71% Single to LF; Phillips to 2B
b10 0-0 1 12- R CHW D. Donovan E. Wynn 29% 100% Single to RF; Aparicio to 2B; Phillips Scores
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 1.

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