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@BOS
4
6
SLB
@CLE
7
8
CHW
@DET
5
4
PHA
@WSH
2
5
PHA
@WSH
7
8
CIN
@CHC
3
1
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2
5
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@PHI
6
3
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3
5
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5
2
PIT
@STL
4
3
Sunday, July 10, 1938,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:50
Reds
3
38-31
 Won 3 
3rd, 7 GB
at Cubs
1
38-33
 Lost 4 
4th, 8 GB
L: Bill Lee (9-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  2  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  9  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  4  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonny Frey 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .342 .379 .721 -0.074 0.72 0.000 -0.074 -1.1 0 3
Wally Berger LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .350 .390 .584 .974 0.007 0.57 0.038 -0.031 0.2 4 0
Ival Goodman RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .336 .406 .683 1.089 -0.064 0.64 0.000 -0.064 -1.0 1 0
Frank McCormick 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .337 .360 .453 .813 0.132 0.67 0.148 -0.016 1.6 9 0 2B
Ernie Lombardi C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .364 .406 .565 .972 0.053 0.85 0.123 -0.070 -0.1 6 0 2B,GDP
Harry Craft CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .253 .296 .377 .674 0.084 0.54 0.111 -0.027 0.7 3 0 3B
Lew Riggs 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .230 .292 .328 .620 -0.066 0.50 0.000 -0.066 -1.1 1 3
Billy Myers SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .226 .308 .344 .652 0.000 0.47 0.018 -0.018 0.1 3 3
Johnny Vander Meer P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .212 .212 .212 .423 -0.071 0.63 0.027 -0.098 -0.9 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 1 4 36 .257 .278 .371 .649 0.001 0.62 0.465 -0.464 -1.6 27 9
2B: E Lombardi (11, off B Lee); F McCormick (23, off B Lee).
3B: H Craft (3, off B Lee).
TB: F McCormick 4; H Craft 3; W Berger 2; E Lombardi 2; J Vander Meer; B Myers.
GIDP: E Lombardi (14).
RBI: E Lombardi (47); F McCormick (56); H Craft (44).
2-out RBI: F McCormick.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Myers-F McCormick.
E: L Frey (14).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .316 .402 .408 .810 -0.052 1.07 0.035 -0.087 -0.3 4 1
Billy Herman 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .268 .351 .347 .698 -0.041 0.92 0.031 -0.072 -0.4 2 2
Carl Reynolds CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .295 .326 .387 .713 0.013 1.04 0.073 -0.060 0.1 3 0
Gabby Hartnett C 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .292 .397 .466 .863 -0.104 1.50 0.000 -0.104 -0.6 6 0
Frank Demaree RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .268 .348 .362 .710 0.003 1.10 0.091 -0.087 0.3 3 0 2B
Jim Asbell LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .190 .227 .286 .513 -0.127 1.14 0.000 -0.127 -1.0 2 1
Phil Cavarretta 1B 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .250 .283 .361 .644 0.015 1.06 0.075 -0.060 -0.1 6 0
Billy Jurges SS 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .219 .322 .258 .580 -0.017 1.60 0.071 -0.088 -0.0 1 1
Bill Lee P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .220 .250 .240 .490 -0.152 1.56 0.000 -0.152 -1.4 0 1 GDP
   Tony Lazzeri PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .323 .432 .527 .959 -0.039 1.37 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
   Charlie Root P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .476 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 2 6 33 .129 .182 .161 .343 -0.501 1.20 0.376 -0.876 -3.6 27 6
2B: F Demaree (6, off J Vander Meer).
TB: F Demaree 2; P Cavarretta 2; B Jurges.
GIDP: B Lee (1).
RBI: G Hartnett (34).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Hack-B Herman-P Cavarretta; J Asbell-G Hartnett.
E: B Lee (3).
Outfield Assists: J Asbell (H Craft at 3rd base).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Vander Meer, W (11-3) 9 4 1 0 2 6 0 2.13 33 81 0.499 1.20 3.6
Team Totals 9 4 1 0 2 6 0 0.00 33 81 0.499 1.20 3.6

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Lee, L (9-5) 7 7 3 3 1 3 0 2.87 28 53 -0.048 0.68 0.6
Charlie Root 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.79 8 0 0 0.047 0.42 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 1 4 0 3.00 36 53 0 0 -0.001 0.62 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: J Vander Meer (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Moran, 1B - George Barr, 2B - (none), 3B - George Magerkurth.
Time of Game: 1:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Chicago Cubs
1 Lonny Frey 2B 1 Stan Hack 3B
2 Wally Berger LF 2 Billy Herman 2B
3 Ival Goodman RF 3 Carl Reynolds CF
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Gabby Hartnett C
5 Ernie Lombardi C 5 Frank Demaree RF
6 Harry Craft CF 6 Jim Asbell LF
7 Lew Riggs 3B 7 Phil Cavarretta 1B
8 Billy Myers SS 8 Billy Jurges SS
9 Johnny Vander Meer P 9 Bill Lee P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-3 1 1-3 OO CHC B. Lee J. Vander Meer 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t2 0-0 0 1-- R CIN E. Lombardi B. Lee 12% 66% Double to RF; McCormick Scores
t2 1-0 0 -2- R CIN H. Craft B. Lee 11% 77% Triple (CF-RF); Lombardi Scores
t3 2-0 2 1-- R CIN F. McCormick B. Lee 9% 79% Double (CF-RF); Berger Scores
t2 2-0 1 1-3 OO CIN J. Vander Meer B. Lee -9% 66% Double Play: Flyball: LF-C

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN L. Frey B. Lee -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN W. Berger B. Lee -2% 46% Lineout: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN I. Goodman B. Lee -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack J. Vander Meer -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Herman J. Vander Meer 3% 45% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC C. Reynolds J. Vander Meer 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B; Hack to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O CHC G. Hartnett J. Vander Meer 3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CIN F. McCormick B. Lee 4% 54% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- R CIN E. Lombardi B. Lee 12% 66% Double to RF; McCormick Scores
t2 1-0 0 -2- R CIN H. Craft B. Lee 11% 77% Triple (CF-RF); Lombardi Scores
t2 2-0 0 --3 O CIN L. Riggs B. Lee -3% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 2-0 1 --3 CIN B. Myers B. Lee 1% 75% Walk
t2 2-0 1 1-3 OO CIN J. Vander Meer B. Lee -9% 66% Double Play: Flyball: LF-C
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- CHC F. Demaree J. Vander Meer -6% 60% Double (CF-RF)
b2 0-2 0 -2- O CHC J. Asbell J. Vander Meer 5% 64% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 -2- CHC P. Cavarretta J. Vander Meer -3% 62% Wild Pitch; Demaree to 3B
b2 0-2 1 --3 O CHC P. Cavarretta J. Vander Meer 6% 68% Strikeout
b2 0-2 2 --3 O CHC B. Jurges J. Vander Meer 4% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O CIN L. Frey B. Lee -2% 70% Flyball: RF
t3 2-0 1 --- CIN W. Berger B. Lee 2% 71% Single to P
t3 2-0 1 1-- O CIN I. Goodman B. Lee -2% 69% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 2-0 2 1-- R CIN F. McCormick B. Lee 9% 79% Double (CF-RF); Berger Scores
t3 3-0 2 -2- O CIN E. Lombardi B. Lee -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O CHC B. Lee J. Vander Meer 2% 79% Flyball: CF
b3 0-3 1 --- O CHC S. Hack J. Vander Meer 2% 81% Flyball: LF
b3 0-3 2 --- O CHC B. Herman J. Vander Meer 1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- O CIN H. Craft B. Lee -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-0 1 --- O CIN L. Riggs B. Lee -1% 79% Popfly: SS
t4 3-0 2 --- O CIN B. Myers B. Lee -1% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- O CHC C. Reynolds J. Vander Meer 2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-3 1 --- O CHC G. Hartnett J. Vander Meer 2% 83% Lineout: 3B
b4 0-3 2 --- O CHC F. Demaree J. Vander Meer 1% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 9-1-2
t5 3-0 0 --- CIN J. Vander Meer B. Lee 2% 86% Single to 2B/Bunt
t5 3-0 0 1-- O CIN L. Frey B. Lee -2% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 3-0 1 1-- O CIN W. Berger B. Lee -2% 82% Flyball: CF
t5 3-0 2 1-- O CIN I. Goodman B. Lee -1% 81% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 6-7-8
b5 0-3 0 --- O CHC J. Asbell J. Vander Meer 3% 84% Strikeout
b5 0-3 1 --- CHC P. Cavarretta J. Vander Meer -3% 81% Single to 1B
b5 0-3 1 1-- CHC B. Jurges J. Vander Meer -7% 74% Single to RF; Cavarretta to 3B
b5 0-3 1 1-3 OO CHC B. Lee J. Vander Meer 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 4-5-6
t6 3-0 0 --- CIN F. McCormick B. Lee 2% 88% Single to CF
t6 3-0 0 1-- OO CIN E. Lombardi B. Lee -4% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 3-0 2 --- O CIN H. Craft B. Lee -1% 84% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 1-2-3
b6 0-3 0 --- O CHC S. Hack J. Vander Meer 3% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-3 1 --- CHC B. Herman J. Vander Meer -3% 84% Walk
b6 0-3 1 1-- CHC C. Reynolds J. Vander Meer -7% 76% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Herman to 3B
b6 0-3 1 1-3 RO CHC G. Hartnett J. Vander Meer 1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B; Herman Scores/unER; Reynolds to 2B
b6 1-3 2 -2- O CHC F. Demaree J. Vander Meer 5% 82% Flyball: LF
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 7-8-9
t7 3-1 0 --- O CIN L. Riggs B. Lee -2% 80% Groundout: P-1B
t7 3-1 1 --- O CIN B. Myers B. Lee -1% 79% Flyball: RF
t7 3-1 2 --- CIN J. Vander Meer B. Lee 1% 80% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball)
t7 3-1 2 1-- O CIN L. Frey B. Lee -2% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 6-7-8
b7 1-3 0 --- O CHC J. Asbell J. Vander Meer 4% 82% Flyball: LF
b7 1-3 1 --- CHC P. Cavarretta J. Vander Meer -5% 78% Single to P
b7 1-3 1 1-- O CHC B. Jurges J. Vander Meer 5% 83% Strikeout
Tony Lazzeri pinch hits for Bill Lee (P) batting 9th
b7 1-3 2 1-- O CHC T. Lazzeri J. Vander Meer 4% 86% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Charlie Root facing 2-3-4
Charlie Root replaces Tony Lazzeri (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-1 0 --- CIN W. Berger C. Root 2% 88% Single to CF
t8 3-1 0 1-- O CIN I. Goodman C. Root -2% 86% Popfly: 2B
t8 3-1 1 1-- O CIN F. McCormick C. Root -2% 85% Flyball: RF
t8 3-1 2 1-- O CIN E. Lombardi C. Root -1% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 1-2-3
b8 1-3 0 --- O CHC S. Hack J. Vander Meer 4% 88% Lineout: SS
b8 1-3 1 --- O CHC B. Herman J. Vander Meer 3% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-3 2 --- O CHC C. Reynolds J. Vander Meer 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Charlie Root facing 6-7-8
t9 3-1 0 --- O CIN H. Craft C. Root -1% 92% Strikeout
t9 3-1 1 --- O CIN L. Riggs C. Root -1% 91% Flyball: CF
t9 3-1 2 --- CIN B. Myers C. Root 0% 92% Single to CF
t9 3-1 2 1-- O CIN J. Vander Meer C. Root -1% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 4-5-6
b9 1-3 0 --- O CHC G. Hartnett J. Vander Meer 5% 95% Foul Flyball: RF
b9 1-3 1 --- O CHC F. Demaree J. Vander Meer 3% 98% Flyball: LF
b9 1-3 2 --- O CHC J. Asbell J. Vander Meer 2% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.

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