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Thursday, August 18, 1938, 3:01PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 9,280, Time of Game: 1:49
Reds
9
60-48
 Won 2 
3rd, 6½ GB
at Cubs
1
59-50
 Lost 3 
4th, 8 GB
W: Paul Derringer (16-9)
L: Charlie Root (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
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Reds            0  1  0   0  3  3   0  0  2    9 18  0
Cubs            0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  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 6 2 3 0 0 0 6 .263 .335 .385 .720 0.083 0.54 0.121 -0.038 0.7 1 2 2·2B
Wally Berger LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .325 .370 .507 .877 -0.115 0.67 0.017 -0.132 -1.0 5 0 GDP
Ival Goodman RF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .317 .399 .621 1.020 -0.024 0.85 0.017 -0.041 -0.6 2 0 IW
Frank McCormick 1B 5 2 4 2 0 0 5 .335 .357 .440 .798 0.270 1.11 0.289 -0.020 2.8 9 1
Ernie Lombardi C 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .355 .402 .525 .927 0.077 0.59 0.097 -0.021 2.2 2 1
Harry Craft CF 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .269 .300 .422 .722 0.078 0.68 0.102 -0.024 0.8 4 0 2·2B
Lew Riggs 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 5 .240 .302 .334 .636 -0.068 0.73 0.017 -0.085 0.3 1 1 2B,SH
Billy Myers SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .250 .315 .397 .712 -0.074 0.64 0.000 -0.074 -1.3 3 6 SH,IW
Paul Derringer P 5 2 2 2 0 1 5 .202 .202 .281 .483 0.085 0.48 0.108 -0.024 0.6 0 0 HR
Team Totals 42 9 18 8 2 2 46 .429 .455 .619 1.074 0.312 0.69 0.768 -0.459 4.4 27 11
2B: H Craft 2 (20, 1 off L French, 1 off C Root); L Frey 2 (22, 2 off C Root); L Riggs (18, off L French).
HR: P Derringer (2, off C Root, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF).
SH: B Myers (9, off C Root); L Riggs (11, off L French).
IBB: I Goodman (5, by C Root); B Myers (7, by J Russell).
TB: H Craft 5; L Frey 5; P Derringer 5; F McCormick 4; E Lombardi 3; L Riggs 3; W Berger.
GIDP: W Berger (5).
RBI: P Derringer 2 (12); F McCormick 2 (84); H Craft 2 (68); E Lombardi (68); W Berger (45).
2-out RBI: F McCormick 2; E Lombardi.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 5 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Frey-B Myers-F McCormick.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .307 .391 .409 .800 -0.086 0.82 0.000 -0.086 -1.2 0 2 GDP
Billy Herman 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .272 .345 .345 .690 0.127 0.54 0.147 -0.020 0.8 3 8 2B
Ripper Collins 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .265 .345 .428 .772 0.004 0.66 0.030 -0.027 -0.1 11 0
Augie Galan LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .301 .392 .438 .829 -0.057 0.79 0.021 -0.078 0.0 3 0 2B
Carl Reynolds CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .298 .327 .404 .731 0.002 0.87 0.042 -0.041 -0.3 2 0
   Joe Marty CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242 .303 .397 .700 -0.002 0.10 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Ken O'Dea C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .280 .318 .384 .702 -0.069 0.71 0.000 -0.069 -1.1 5 0
Frank Demaree RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .260 .333 .371 .704 -0.054 0.55 0.000 -0.054 -0.9 0 0
Billy Jurges SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .246 .338 .305 .642 0.009 0.58 0.044 -0.035 -0.2 3 1
Charlie Root P 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .115 .233 .115 .349 -0.067 1.41 0.000 -0.067 -0.6 0 1
   Larry French P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .220 .246 .305 .551 0.007 0.21 0.007 0.000 0.3 0 2
   Jack Russell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .269 .292 .561 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 2 3 35 .212 .257 .273 .530 -0.186 0.70 0.291 -0.479 -3.6 27 14
2B: B Herman (23, off P Derringer); A Galan (10, off P Derringer).
TB: B Herman 3; A Galan 2; R Collins 2; B Jurges; C Reynolds.
GIDP: S Hack (4).
RBI: B Herman (38).
2-out RBI: B Herman.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Jurges-B Herman-R Collins.
E: B Jurges (23).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Derringer, W (16-9) 9 7 1 1 2 3 0 3.00 35 70 0.188 0.70 3.6
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 2 3 0 1.00 35 70 0.188 0.70 3.6

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Root, L (4-4) 5.1 11 7 6 1 2 1 3.13 28 21 -0.304 1.12 -3.6
Larry French 3 7 2 2 0 0 0 3.44 15 1 1 -0.008 0.09 -1.2
Jack Russell 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.25 3 2 1 0.000 0.01 0.4
Team Totals 9 18 9 8 2 2 1 8.00 46 21 3 2 -0.312 0.69 -4.4
Balks: None.
WP: J Russell (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Russell (3; B Myers); C Root (4; I Goodman).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dolly Stark, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - (none), 3B - George Barr.
Time of Game: 1:49.
Attendance: 9,280.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: Sunny, No Precipitation.

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 Ripper Collins 1B
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Augie Galan LF
5 Ernie Lombardi C 5 Carl Reynolds CF
6 Harry Craft CF 6 Ken O'Dea C
7 Lew Riggs 3B 7 Frank Demaree RF
8 Billy Myers SS 8 Billy Jurges SS
9 Paul Derringer P 9 Charlie Root P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-1 2 123 RR CIN F. McCormick C. Root 22% 75% Single to CF; Derringer Scores; Frey Scores; Goodman to 3B
b3 0-1 2 1-- R CHC B. Herman P. Derringer -13% 46% Double to LF; Root Scores
t5 1-1 1 1-- CIN L. Frey C. Root 11% 62% Double to LF; Derringer to 3B
t5 1-1 1 -23 O CIN W. Berger C. Root -10% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 3-1 2 1-3 R CIN E. Lombardi C. Root 8% 83% Single to RF; Goodman Scores; McCormick to 2B

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' Charlie Root facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN L. Frey C. Root -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN W. Berger C. Root -2% 46% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN I. Goodman C. Root -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC S. Hack P. Derringer 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Herman P. Derringer 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- CHC R. Collins P. Derringer -1% 48% Single to CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC A. Galan P. Derringer 2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Charlie Root facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CIN F. McCormick C. Root 6% 56% Single to SS; McCormick to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
t2 0-0 0 -2- O CIN E. Lombardi C. Root -2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B; McCormick to 3B
t2 0-0 1 --3 R CIN H. Craft C. Root 7% 62% Double to CF; McCormick Scores/unER
t2 1-0 1 -2- O CIN L. Riggs C. Root -3% 59% Lineout: SS
t2 1-0 2 -2- O CIN B. Myers C. Root -3% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CHC C. Reynolds P. Derringer 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CHC K. O'Dea P. Derringer 2% 60% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- O CHC F. Demaree P. Derringer 1% 61% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Charlie Root facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O CIN P. Derringer C. Root -2% 59% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- O CIN L. Frey C. Root -2% 57% Foul Flyball: C
t3 1-0 2 --- O CIN W. Berger C. Root -1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- CHC B. Jurges P. Derringer -4% 52% Single to RF
b3 0-1 0 1-- O CHC C. Root P. Derringer 4% 56% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-1 1 1-- O CHC S. Hack P. Derringer 3% 60% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 2 1-- R CHC B. Herman P. Derringer -13% 46% Double to LF; Root Scores
b3 1-1 2 -2- CHC R. Collins P. Derringer -2% 44% Single to SS; Herman to 3B
b3 1-1 2 1-3 O CHC A. Galan P. Derringer 6% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Charlie Root facing 3-4-5
t4 1-1 0 --- O CIN I. Goodman C. Root -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-1 1 --- O CIN F. McCormick C. Root -2% 45% Flyball: 2B
t4 1-1 2 --- CIN E. Lombardi C. Root 2% 47% Single to RF
t4 1-1 2 1-- CIN H. Craft C. Root 2% 49% Single to CF; Lombardi to 2B
t4 1-1 2 12- O CIN L. Riggs C. Root -5% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 5-6-7
b4 1-1 0 --- CHC C. Reynolds P. Derringer -4% 40% Single to LF
b4 1-1 0 1-- O CHC K. O'Dea P. Derringer 4% 44% Flyball: RF
b4 1-1 1 1-- O CHC F. Demaree P. Derringer 3% 47% Flyball: LF
b4 1-1 2 1-- O CHC B. Jurges P. Derringer 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Charlie Root facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- O CIN B. Myers C. Root -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t5 1-1 1 --- CIN P. Derringer C. Root 3% 50% Single to CF
t5 1-1 1 1-- CIN L. Frey C. Root 11% 62% Double to LF; Derringer to 3B
t5 1-1 1 -23 O CIN W. Berger C. Root -10% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 1-1 2 -23 CIN I. Goodman C. Root 2% 53% Intentional Walk
t5 1-1 2 123 RR CIN F. McCormick C. Root 22% 75% Single to CF; Derringer Scores; Frey Scores; Goodman to 3B
t5 3-1 2 1-3 R CIN E. Lombardi C. Root 8% 83% Single to RF; Goodman Scores; McCormick to 2B
t5 4-1 2 12- O CIN H. Craft C. Root -2% 81% Lineout: SS
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 9-1-2
b5 1-4 0 --- O CHC C. Root P. Derringer 3% 84% Lineout: 3B
b5 1-4 1 --- O CHC S. Hack P. Derringer 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-4 2 --- CHC B. Herman P. Derringer -1% 84% Single to RF
b5 1-4 2 1-- O CHC R. Collins P. Derringer 2% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Charlie Root facing 7-8-9
t6 4-1 0 --- CIN L. Riggs C. Root 2% 88% Single to 2B
t6 4-1 0 1-- O CIN B. Myers C. Root -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Riggs to 2B
t6 4-1 1 -2- RR CIN P. Derringer C. Root 8% 95% Home Run; Riggs Scores
t6 6-1 1 --- CIN L. Frey C. Root 1% 96% Double to LF
Larry French replaces Charlie Root pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-1 1 -2- R CIN W. Berger L. French 2% 97% Single to LF; Frey Scores
t6 7-1 1 1-- O CIN I. Goodman L. French -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 7-1 2 1-- CIN F. McCormick L. French 0% 97% Single to RF; Goodman to 3B
t6 7-1 2 1-3 O CIN E. Lombardi L. French -1% 97% Fielder's Choice P; Goodman out at Hm/P-C; McCormick to 2B
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 7, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-7, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 4-5-6
b6 1-7 0 --- CHC A. Galan P. Derringer -2% 95% Double to LF
b6 1-7 0 -2- O CHC C. Reynolds P. Derringer 2% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-7 1 -2- O CHC K. O'Dea P. Derringer 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Galan to 3B
b6 1-7 2 --3 O CHC F. Demaree P. Derringer 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 6-7-8
Joe Marty replaces Carl Reynolds playing CF batting 5th
t7 7-1 0 --- CIN H. Craft L. French 0% 99% Double to LF
t7 7-1 0 -2- O CIN L. Riggs L. French -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Craft to 3B
t7 7-1 1 --3 O CIN B. Myers L. French -1% 98% Fielder's Choice 2B; Craft out at Hm/2B-C
t7 7-1 2 1-- O CIN P. Derringer L. French -0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-7, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 8-9-1
b7 1-7 0 --- O CHC B. Jurges P. Derringer 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-7 1 --- CHC L. French P. Derringer -1% 98% Walk
b7 1-7 1 1-- OO CHC S. Hack P. Derringer 1% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 1-2-3
t8 7-1 0 --- CIN L. Frey L. French 0% 99% Single to RF
t8 7-1 0 1-- OO CIN W. Berger L. French -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 7-1 2 --- O CIN I. Goodman L. French -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-7, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 2-3-4
b8 1-7 0 --- O CHC B. Herman P. Derringer 0% 99% Flyball: SS
b8 1-7 1 --- O CHC R. Collins P. Derringer 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 1-7 2 --- CHC A. Galan P. Derringer -0% 99% Walk
b8 1-7 2 1-- O CHC J. Marty P. Derringer 0% 100% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 4-5-6
t9 7-1 0 --- CIN F. McCormick L. French 0% 100% Single to RF
t9 7-1 0 1-- CIN E. Lombardi L. French 0% 100% Single to LF; McCormick to 3B
t9 7-1 0 1-3 RO CIN H. Craft L. French 0% 100% Flyball: LF; McCormick Scores
t9 8-1 1 1-- CIN L. Riggs L. French 0% 100% Double to LF; Lombardi to 3B
Jack Russell replaces Larry French pitching and batting 9th
t9 8-1 1 -23 CIN B. Myers J. Russell 0% 100% Intentional Walk
t9 8-1 1 123 R CIN P. Derringer J. Russell 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Lombardi Scores; Riggs to 3B; Myers to 2B
t9 9-1 1 -23 O CIN P. Derringer J. Russell -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 9-1 2 -23 O CIN L. Frey J. Russell -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 9, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-9, Reds' Paul Derringer facing 6-7-8
b9 1-9 0 --- O CHC K. O'Dea P. Derringer 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 1-9 1 --- O CHC F. Demaree P. Derringer 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 1-9 2 --- O CHC B. Jurges P. Derringer 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 9, Cubs 1.

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