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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
9
8
 
(14)
CLE
@NYY
1
9
BRO
@CHC
2
3
BSN
@CIN
4
1
PHI
@PIT
5
2
NYG
@STL
0
4
Thursday, August 29, 1946,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 38,499, Time of Game: 0:00
Dodgers
2
75-49
 Lost 2 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Cubs
3
68-54
 Won 7 
3rd, 8½ GB
W: Hank Borowy (9-7)
L: Vic Lombardi (11-8)
S: Ray Prim (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  9  2
Cubs            0  0  1   0  1  0   1  0  X    3  6  1

Brooklyn Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Stanky 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .297 .453 .387 .840 -0.234 2.04 0.089 -0.323 -1.0 3 1
Augie Galan 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .425 .434 .859 -0.134 1.46 0.000 -0.134 -0.8 0 2
   Joe Medwick PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .310 .394 .448 .842 0.030 6.87 0.030 0.000 0.2 IW
   Stan Rojek PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .311 .357 .668 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Pete Reiser LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .286 .367 .455 .823 -0.145 2.93 0.119 -0.264 -0.4 4 0
Dixie Walker RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .344 .416 .469 .885 0.124 2.03 0.182 -0.058 0.4 0 1
Ed Stevens 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .244 .307 .433 .740 -0.087 2.43 0.119 -0.205 -0.1 4 3
Dick Whitman CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .265 .329 .378 .708 -0.068 2.73 0.158 -0.226 -0.1 3 0 CS
Pee Wee Reese SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .278 .376 .371 .747 0.041 2.48 0.200 -0.160 -0.4 2 1 2B
Bruce Edwards C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .253 .322 .317 .639 0.262 2.43 0.334 -0.072 1.2 7 1 GDP
Rube Melton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .105 .105 .158 .263 -0.019 1.34 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 2 SH
   Gene Hermanski PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .302 .230 .532 -0.029 1.18 0.000 -0.029 -0.2
   Hugh Casey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .200 .158 .358 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Carl Furillo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .351 .411 .762 -0.086 3.24 0.000 -0.086 -0.5
   Vic Lombardi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .236 .208 .444 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Cookie Lavagetto PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .344 .321 .665 0.012 5.69 0.012 0.000 -0.1 SH
Team Totals 33 2 9 2 4 2 39 .273 .351 .303 .654 -0.333 2.50 1.243 -1.576 -1.9 24 11
2B: P Reese (14, off H Borowy).
SH: R Melton (1, off H Borowy); C Lavagetto (3, off H Borowy).
IBB: J Medwick (2, by R Prim).
TB: P Reese 2; E Stevens 2; B Edwards 2; P Reiser; D Walker; E Stanky; D Whitman.
GIDP: B Edwards (6).
RBI: D Whitman (28); B Edwards (12).
2-out RBI: B Edwards.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
E: P Reese (22); D Walker (7).
Outfield Assists: D Walker (B Sturgeon at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: D Whitman (5, 2nd base by H Borowy/M Livingston).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Ostrowski 3B 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .218 .322 .323 .644 0.058 1.04 0.098 -0.041 0.3 3 2
Bobby Sturgeon SS 3 0 2 0 0 1 4 .314 .341 .366 .706 0.009 1.33 0.064 -0.055 0.1 6 3 2B,SH
Eddie Waitkus 1B 3 2 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .310 .386 .697 -0.086 1.46 0.019 -0.105 -0.6 6 2
Phil Cavarretta RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .306 .416 .451 .866 0.445 1.60 0.472 -0.027 2.7 2 0
Peanuts Lowrey CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .263 .342 .352 .694 -0.047 1.07 0.014 -0.061 -0.6 2 0
Marv Rickert LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .262 .322 .399 .721 -0.061 1.16 0.032 -0.094 -0.8 2 0
Mickey Livingston C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271 .348 .396 .744 -0.068 0.73 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 2 2
Lou Stringer 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .244 .328 .331 .659 -0.022 0.60 0.032 -0.054 -0.2 4 3
Hank Borowy P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .203 .217 .305 .522 -0.060 0.81 0.000 -0.060 -0.7 0 3
   Ray Prim P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 29 3 6 1 5 6 35 .207 .324 .241 .565 0.168 1.08 0.731 -0.565 -0.5 27 16
2B: B Sturgeon (9, off R Melton).
SH: B Sturgeon (3, off V Lombardi).
TB: B Sturgeon 3; L Stringer 2; P Cavarretta 2.
RBI: P Cavarretta (71).
2-out RBI: P Cavarretta.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Waitkus-B Sturgeon-E Waitkus.
E: B Sturgeon (14).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: L Stringer (1st base by R Melton).

Brooklyn Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rube Melton 5 4 2 0 4 3 0 2.45 23 54 -0.032 1.13 0.2
Hugh Casey 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.33 4 0 0 0.024 0.35 0.4
Vic Lombardi, L (11-8) 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.92 8 0 0 -0.160 1.32 -0.1
Team Totals 8 6 3 1 5 6 0 1.12 35 54 0 0 -0.168 1.08 0.5

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hank Borowy, W (9-7) 8.2 9 2 1 3 2 0 3.69 37 59 0.139 2.21 1.4
Ray Prim, S (1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.19 2 2 0 0.193 8.06 0.6
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 4 2 0 1.00 39 59 2 0 0.332 2.50 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Prim (1; J Medwick).
Pickoffs: R Melton (2; L Stringer, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Goetz, 1B - Lou Jorda, 2B - (none), 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: 38,499.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-3 1 -23 O BRO E. Stanky H. Borowy 25% 81% Fielder's Choice 2B; Reese out at Hm/2B-C-3B; Edwards to 3B; Stanky to 2B
t7 1-2 2 12- R BRO B. Edwards H. Borowy -23% 50% Single (Pop Fly); Stevens Scores/unER; Whitman to 3B
t9 2-3 2 123 O BRO P. Reiser R. Prim 22% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b7 2-2 2 --3 R CHC P. Cavarretta V. Lombardi 21% 78% Single; Ostrowski Scores
t9 2-3 0 --- BRO P. Reese H. Borowy -20% 65% Double (Pop Fly)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BRO E. Stanky H. Borowy 2% 52% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BRO A. Galan H. Borowy 1% 54% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O BRO P. Reiser H. Borowy 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Rube Melton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Ostrowski R. Melton -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- CHC B. Sturgeon R. Melton 4% 57% Double
b1 0-0 1 -2- CHC E. Waitkus R. Melton 2% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- O CHC P. Cavarretta R. Melton -3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sturgeon to 3B; Waitkus to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 CHC P. Lowrey R. Melton 1% 57% Walk
b1 0-0 2 123 O CHC M. Rickert R. Melton -7% 50% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BRO D. Walker H. Borowy 2% 52% Popfly: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- BRO E. Stevens H. Borowy -3% 50% Single (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BRO D. Whitman H. Borowy 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 2 1-- O BRO P. Reese H. Borowy 2% 55% Whitman Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Rube Melton facing 7-8-9
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC M. Livingston R. Melton -2% 53% Popfly: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- CHC L. Stringer R. Melton 3% 55% Single to SS
b2 0-0 1 1-- O CHC H. Borowy R. Melton -3% 52% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC J. Ostrowski R. Melton -2% 50% Stringer Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O BRO P. Reese H. Borowy 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- BRO B. Edwards H. Borowy -3% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 1 1-- O BRO R. Melton H. Borowy 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Edwards to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- O BRO E. Stanky H. Borowy 4% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Rube Melton facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- CHC J. Ostrowski R. Melton 4% 59% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Sturgeon R. Melton -4% 56% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 1-- O CHC E. Waitkus R. Melton -3% 52% Groundout: P-SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-0 2 1-- R CHC P. Cavarretta R. Melton 13% 66% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Waitkus Scores/No RBI/unER
b3 1-0 2 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey R. Melton -2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O BRO A. Galan H. Borowy 3% 67% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- BRO P. Reiser H. Borowy -3% 63% Walk
t4 0-1 1 1-- O BRO D. Walker H. Borowy 4% 67% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-1 2 1-- O BRO E. Stevens H. Borowy 3% 70% Popfly: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Rube Melton facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- CHC M. Rickert R. Melton 3% 73% Walk
b4 1-0 0 1-- O CHC M. Livingston R. Melton -3% 70% Flyball: LF
b4 1-0 1 1-- O CHC L. Stringer R. Melton -2% 68% Flyball: LF
b4 1-0 2 1-- O CHC H. Borowy R. Melton -2% 66% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- BRO D. Whitman H. Borowy -5% 60% Single
t5 0-1 0 1-- O BRO P. Reese H. Borowy 5% 65% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-1 1 1-- OO BRO B. Edwards H. Borowy 7% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Rube Melton facing 1-2-3
b5 1-0 0 --- O CHC J. Ostrowski R. Melton -2% 70% Flyball: LF
b5 1-0 1 --- CHC B. Sturgeon R. Melton 2% 72% Single
b5 1-0 1 1-- O CHC E. Waitkus R. Melton -2% 70% Groundout: RF-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 1-0 2 1-- R CHC P. Cavarretta R. Melton 13% 83% Single to RF (Line Drive); Waitkus Scores/Adv on E9 (throw)/No RBI/unER; Cavarretta to 3B
b5 2-0 2 --3 O CHC P. Lowrey R. Melton -2% 80% Popfly: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 9-1-2
Gene Hermanski pinch hits for Rube Melton (P) batting 9th
t6 0-2 0 --- O BRO G. Hermanski H. Borowy 3% 83% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- O BRO E. Stanky H. Borowy 2% 85% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 2 --- O BRO A. Galan H. Borowy 1% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 6-7-8
Hugh Casey replaces Gene Hermanski (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-0 0 --- O CHC M. Rickert H. Casey -1% 85% Strikeout
b6 2-0 1 --- O CHC M. Livingston H. Casey -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-0 2 --- CHC L. Stringer H. Casey 1% 85% Single to 3B
b6 2-0 2 1-- O CHC H. Borowy H. Casey -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 3-4-5
t7 0-2 0 --- O BRO P. Reiser H. Borowy 3% 87% Flyball: CF
t7 0-2 1 --- BRO D. Walker H. Borowy -4% 83% Single
t7 0-2 1 1-- BRO E. Stevens H. Borowy -9% 74% Single; Walker to 3B
t7 0-2 1 1-3 R BRO D. Whitman H. Borowy -10% 63% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Walker Scores; Stevens to 2B
t7 1-2 1 12- O BRO P. Reese H. Borowy 9% 72% Strikeout
t7 1-2 2 12- R BRO B. Edwards H. Borowy -23% 50% Single (Pop Fly); Stevens Scores/unER; Whitman to 3B
Carl Furillo pinch hits for Hugh Casey (P) batting 9th
t7 2-2 2 1-3 O BRO C. Furillo H. Borowy 9% 58% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Dodgers' Vic Lombardi facing 1-2-3
Vic Lombardi replaces Carl Furillo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-2 0 --- CHC J. Ostrowski V. Lombardi 6% 64% Walk
b7 2-2 0 1-- O CHC B. Sturgeon V. Lombardi -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Ostrowski to 2B
b7 2-2 1 -2- O CHC E. Waitkus V. Lombardi -5% 57% Groundout: 1B-P; Ostrowski to 3B
b7 2-2 2 --3 R CHC P. Cavarretta V. Lombardi 21% 78% Single; Ostrowski Scores
b7 3-2 2 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey V. Lombardi -2% 77% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 1-2-3
t8 2-3 0 --- BRO E. Stanky H. Borowy -9% 68% Single
t8 2-3 0 1-- O BRO A. Galan H. Borowy 8% 76% Bunt Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 2-3 1 1-- BRO P. Reiser H. Borowy -9% 67% Single; Galan to 2B
t8 2-3 1 12- BRO D. Walker H. Borowy -14% 53% Walk; Galan to 3B; Reiser to 2B
t8 2-3 1 123 O BRO E. Stevens H. Borowy 18% 70% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 2-3 2 123 O BRO D. Whitman H. Borowy 17% 88% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Dodgers' Vic Lombardi facing 6-7-8
b8 3-2 0 --- O CHC M. Rickert V. Lombardi -1% 87% Popfly: CF
b8 3-2 1 --- O CHC M. Livingston V. Lombardi -1% 86% Strikeout
b8 3-2 2 --- O CHC L. Stringer V. Lombardi -1% 85% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 7-8-9
t9 2-3 0 --- BRO P. Reese H. Borowy -20% 65% Double (Pop Fly)
t9 2-3 0 -2- BRO B. Edwards H. Borowy -8% 57% Walk
Cookie Lavagetto pinch hits for Vic Lombardi (P) batting 9th
t9 2-3 0 12- O BRO C. Lavagetto H. Borowy -1% 56% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Reese to 3B; Edwards to 2B
t9 2-3 1 -23 O BRO E. Stanky H. Borowy 25% 81% Fielder's Choice 2B; Reese out at Hm/2B-C-3B; Edwards to 3B; Stanky to 2B
Ray Prim replaces Hank Borowy pitching and batting 9th
Joe Medwick pinch hits for Augie Galan (3B) batting 2nd
t9 2-3 2 -23 BRO J. Medwick R. Prim -3% 78% Intentional Walk
Stan Rojek pinch runs for Joe Medwick (PH) batting 2nd
t9 2-3 2 123 O BRO P. Reiser R. Prim 22% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cubs 3.

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