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@CLE
0
6
CHW
@DET
1
2
 
(10)
BOS
@NYY
2
3
WSH
@PHA
3
1
PHI
@BSN
1
7
PIT
@CHC
3
4
PIT
@CHC
1
2
CIN
@STL
0
16
Wednesday, July 3, 1946,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 25,623, Time of Game: 2:20
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
1
28-39
 Lost 2 
7th, 16½ GB
at Cubs
2
36-30
 Won 2 
3rd, 8 GB
W: Paul Erickson (4-0)
L: Preacher Roe (2-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  7  1
Cubs            0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  X    2  7  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lee Handley 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .247 .295 .294 .589 -0.122 1.67 0.000 -0.122 -0.9 1 1 SH
   Maurice Van Robays PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .262 .391 .652 -0.268 6.14 0.000 -0.268 -0.8
Jim Russell LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .260 .371 .425 .796 -0.039 1.19 0.054 -0.093 -0.2 0 0
Bob Elliott RF 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .263 .353 .331 .684 0.010 1.50 0.100 -0.090 0.2 0 0
Ralph Kiner CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .357 .502 .859 -0.139 1.71 0.000 -0.139 -0.8 1 0
Frankie Gustine 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .299 .354 .389 .743 -0.079 1.72 0.061 -0.140 -0.4 1 5 CS,HBP
Elbie Fletcher 1B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .256 .392 .342 .734 0.084 1.02 0.108 -0.024 0.7 8 0
Billy Cox SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .321 .389 .711 -0.088 2.21 0.052 -0.140 -0.5 1 1
Bill Salkeld C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .455 .450 .905 -0.100 2.33 0.079 -0.179 -0.9 5 1
   Burgess Whitehead PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .556 .889 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Preacher Roe P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .077 .250 .077 .327 -0.024 0.99 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 0
   Chuck Workman PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .182 .237 .345 .583 0.026 0.97 0.026 0.000 0.2
   Ken Gables P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .300 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Gionfriddo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .345 .283 .628 0.073 1.73 0.073 0.000 0.4
   Fritz Ostermueller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .469 .485 .531 1.016 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jimmy Brown PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .311 .366 .340 .706 0.109 3.77 0.109 0.000 0.4
Team Totals 32 1 7 1 3 6 37 .219 .306 .219 .524 -0.557 1.81 0.662 -1.219 -2.9 * 8
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
SH: L Handley (7, off P Erickson).
HBP: F Gustine (2, by P Erickson).
TB: B Cox; E Fletcher; C Workman; B Salkeld; B Elliott; J Russell; J Brown.
RBI: F Gustine (28).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Gustine-E Fletcher.
E: B Cox (17).
Baserunning
CS: F Gustine (6, 2nd base by P Erickson/C McCullough).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 2 0 2 0 2 0 4 .279 .439 .353 .791 0.096 0.63 0.096 0.000 1.2 0 1
Lou Stringer 2B 3 0 2 0 0 1 4 .256 .336 .352 .688 0.029 1.09 0.071 -0.042 0.4 0 0 2B,SH
   Don Johnson 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .300 .273 .573 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Eddie Waitkus 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .301 .325 .394 .719 -0.117 1.38 0.002 -0.119 -1.2 5 1 SH
Marv Rickert CF-RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .273 .353 .410 .763 -0.020 0.96 0.049 -0.068 -0.5 3 0
Bill Nicholson RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .203 .304 .297 .600 -0.073 1.31 0.000 -0.073 -0.9 2 0 SH
   Peanuts Lowrey PH-CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .268 .361 .362 .722 0.020 1.32 0.020 0.000 0.3 0 0
Clyde McCullough C 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .280 .344 .433 .777 -0.066 1.29 0.021 -0.086 -0.9 6 0
Dom Dallessandro LF 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .143 .415 .250 .665 0.231 0.96 0.254 -0.024 2.2 0 0 3B
Billy Jurges SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .192 .289 .260 .549 -0.092 0.78 0.010 -0.102 -1.4 2 1
Paul Erickson P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.067 0.66 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 0 1
Team Totals 28 2 7 2 5 5 36 .250 .364 .357 .721 -0.059 1.01 0.523 -0.581 -1.5 * 4
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: L Stringer (1, off P Roe).
3B: D Dallessandro (1, off P Roe).
SH: B Nicholson (2, off P Roe); E Waitkus (3, off K Gables); L Stringer (8, off F Ostermueller).
TB: D Dallessandro 3; L Stringer 3; S Hack 2; B Jurges; M Rickert.
RBI: D Dallessandro 2 (6).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Waitkus-B Jurges.
E: M Rickert (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Preacher Roe, L (2-7) 4 4 2 2 2 2 0 4.89 18 46 -0.073 1.14 -0.3
Ken Gables 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 5.96 9 0 0 0.069 0.77 0.9
Fritz Ostermueller 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 2.13 9 0 0 0.062 0.97 0.9
Team Totals 8 7 2 2 5 5 0 2.25 36 46 0 0 0.058 1.01 1.5

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Erickson, W (4-0) 9 7 1 1 3 6 0 1.69 37 72 0.558 1.81 2.9
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 3 6 0 1.00 37 72 0.558 1.81 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: P Erickson (1; F Gustine).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 25,623.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Lee Handley 3B 1 Stan Hack 3B
2 Jim Russell LF 2 Lou Stringer 2B
3 Bob Elliott RF 3 Eddie Waitkus 1B
4 Ralph Kiner CF 4 Marv Rickert CF
5 Frankie Gustine 2B 5 Bill Nicholson RF
6 Elbie Fletcher 1B 6 Clyde McCullough C
7 Billy Cox SS 7 Dom Dallessandro LF
8 Bill Salkeld C 8 Billy Jurges SS
9 Preacher Roe P 9 Paul Erickson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-2 1 12- OO PIT M. Van Robays P. Erickson 27% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 1B-SS
b4 0-0 1 12- RR CHC D. Dallessandro P. Roe 24% 84% Triple to LF; Rickert Scores; McCullough Scores
t6 1-2 2 123 O PIT B. Salkeld P. Erickson 12% 75% Lineout: CF
t9 1-2 1 1-- PIT J. Brown P. Erickson -11% 73% Single; Whitehead to 2B
t8 1-2 1 1-- O PIT E. Fletcher P. Erickson 10% 85% Gustine Caught Stealing 2B (Unknown)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT L. Handley P. Erickson 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT J. Russell P. Erickson 1% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- PIT B. Elliott P. Erickson -1% 52% Single to SS
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Kiner P. Erickson 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Preacher Roe facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack P. Roe 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC L. Stringer P. Roe -3% 55% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC E. Waitkus P. Roe -3% 52% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC M. Rickert P. Roe -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O PIT F. Gustine P. Erickson 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- PIT E. Fletcher P. Erickson -3% 50% Single to CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O PIT B. Cox P. Erickson 3% 53% Popfly: SS
t2 0-0 2 1-- O PIT B. Salkeld P. Erickson 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Preacher Roe facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Nicholson P. Roe -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC C. McCullough P. Roe -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHC D. Dallessandro P. Roe -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT P. Roe P. Erickson 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O PIT L. Handley P. Erickson 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O PIT J. Russell P. Erickson 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Preacher Roe facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Jurges P. Roe -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHC P. Erickson P. Roe -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- CHC S. Hack P. Roe 1% 52% Single to CF
b3 0-0 2 1-- CHC L. Stringer P. Roe 4% 57% Double (LF-CF); Hack to 3B
b3 0-0 2 -23 O CHC E. Waitkus P. Roe -7% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Elliott P. Erickson 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Kiner P. Erickson 2% 54% Strikeout
t4 0-0 2 --- O PIT F. Gustine P. Erickson 1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Preacher Roe facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- CHC M. Rickert P. Roe 4% 60% Single to CF
b4 0-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Nicholson P. Roe -2% 58% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Rickert to 2B
b4 0-0 1 -2- CHC C. McCullough P. Roe 2% 60% Walk
b4 0-0 1 12- RR CHC D. Dallessandro P. Roe 24% 84% Triple to LF; Rickert Scores; McCullough Scores
b4 2-0 1 --3 O CHC B. Jurges P. Roe -4% 80% Lineout: 3B
b4 2-0 2 --3 O CHC P. Erickson P. Roe -2% 77% Foul Flyball: 1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- PIT E. Fletcher P. Erickson -5% 73% Walk
t5 0-2 0 1-- O PIT B. Cox P. Erickson 4% 77% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t5 0-2 1 1-- O PIT B. Salkeld P. Erickson 3% 80% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
Chuck Workman pinch hits for Preacher Roe (P) batting 9th
t5 0-2 2 1-- PIT C. Workman P. Erickson -3% 78% Single; Fletcher to 2B
t5 0-2 2 12- O PIT L. Handley P. Erickson 5% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Ken Gables facing 1-2-3
Ken Gables replaces Chuck Workman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 2-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack K. Gables 2% 85% Single
b5 2-0 0 1-- CHC L. Stringer K. Gables 3% 88% Single; Hack to 2B
b5 2-0 0 12- O CHC E. Waitkus K. Gables 0% 88% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Hack to 3B; Stringer to 2B
b5 2-0 1 -23 O CHC M. Rickert K. Gables -5% 84% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 2-0 2 -23 O CHC B. Nicholson K. Gables -3% 80% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- PIT J. Russell P. Erickson -5% 75% Single to 2B
t6 0-2 0 1-- PIT B. Elliott P. Erickson -9% 66% Walk; Russell to 2B
t6 0-2 0 12- O PIT R. Kiner P. Erickson 5% 71% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B; Russell to 3B
t6 0-2 1 1-3 RO PIT F. Gustine P. Erickson 1% 72% Flyball: RF; Russell Scores
t6 1-2 2 1-- PIT E. Fletcher P. Erickson -3% 68% Walk; Kiner to 2B
t6 1-2 2 12- PIT B. Cox P. Erickson -5% 63% Single to CF; Kiner to 3B; Fletcher to 2B
t6 1-2 2 123 O PIT B. Salkeld P. Erickson 12% 75% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Ken Gables facing 6-7-8
b6 2-1 0 --- O CHC C. McCullough K. Gables -2% 74% Strikeout
b6 2-1 1 --- O CHC D. Dallessandro K. Gables -1% 72% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b6 2-1 2 --- CHC B. Jurges K. Gables 1% 73% Single
b6 2-1 2 1-- O CHC P. Erickson K. Gables -2% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 9-1-2
Al Gionfriddo pinch hits for Ken Gables (P) batting 9th
t7 1-2 0 --- PIT A. Gionfriddo P. Erickson -7% 64% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball)
t7 1-2 0 1-- O PIT L. Handley P. Erickson 3% 67% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Gionfriddo to 2B
t7 1-2 1 -2- O PIT J. Russell P. Erickson 7% 74% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t7 1-2 2 -2- O PIT B. Elliott P. Erickson 6% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Fritz Ostermueller facing 1-2-3
Fritz Ostermueller replaces Al Gionfriddo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-1 0 --- CHC S. Hack F. Ostermueller 3% 83% Walk
b7 2-1 0 1-- O CHC L. Stringer F. Ostermueller -1% 82% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Hack to 2B
b7 2-1 1 -2- O CHC E. Waitkus F. Ostermueller -3% 79% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b7 2-1 2 -2- CHC M. Rickert F. Ostermueller 0% 80% Walk
Peanuts Lowrey pinch hits for Bill Nicholson (RF) batting 5th
b7 2-1 2 12- CHC P. Lowrey F. Ostermueller 2% 82% Walk; Hack to 3B; Rickert to 2B
b7 2-1 2 123 O CHC C. McCullough F. Ostermueller -5% 77% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 4-5-6
Don Johnson replaces Lou Stringer playing 2B batting 2nd
Peanuts Lowrey moves from PH to CF
Marv Rickert moves from CF to RF
t8 1-2 0 --- O PIT R. Kiner P. Erickson 5% 82% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 1-2 1 --- PIT F. Gustine P. Erickson -6% 76% Hit By Pitch
t8 1-2 1 1-- O PIT E. Fletcher P. Erickson 10% 85% Gustine Caught Stealing 2B (Unknown)
t8 1-2 2 --- O PIT E. Fletcher P. Erickson 2% 88% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Fritz Ostermueller facing 7-8-9
b8 2-1 0 --- CHC D. Dallessandro F. Ostermueller 2% 90% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b8 2-1 0 1-- OO CHC B. Jurges F. Ostermueller -4% 86% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b8 2-1 2 --- O CHC P. Erickson F. Ostermueller -1% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 7-8-9
t9 1-2 0 --- O PIT B. Cox P. Erickson 7% 92% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 1-2 1 --- PIT B. Salkeld P. Erickson -8% 84% Single
Jimmy Brown pinch hits for Fritz Ostermueller (P) batting 9th
Burgess Whitehead pinch runs for Bill Salkeld (C) batting 8th
t9 1-2 1 1-- PIT J. Brown P. Erickson -11% 73% Single; Whitehead to 2B
Maurice Van Robays pinch hits for Lee Handley (3B) batting 1st
t9 1-2 1 12- OO PIT M. Van Robays P. Erickson 27% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.

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