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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
2
6
CLE
@DET
7
4
CHW
@SLB
4
3
CHW
@SLB
1
4
PHA
@WSH
3
6
CIN
@CHC
4
2
BSN
@NYG
10
12
BRO
@PHI
6
2
STL
@PIT
3
2
Friday, July 6, 1951,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 7,460, Time of Game: 2:25
Reds
4
35-38
 Won 2 
4th, 12½ GB
at Cubs
2
30-38
 Lost 5 
7th, 15 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  2   1  1  0    4  8  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  1    2 10  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Merriman CF 5 0 2 1 0 2 5 .240 .304 .377 .681 0.117 0.79 0.161 -0.044 0.6 2 0 SB
Connie Ryan 2B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .275 .396 .466 .862 0.039 1.02 0.088 -0.049 0.2 3 3 SB
Johnny Wyrostek RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .327 .396 .413 .809 0.149 1.33 0.180 -0.031 0.8 3 1 2B
Joe Adcock LF 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 .267 .298 .456 .754 0.078 1.83 0.161 -0.084 0.3 2 0 2B
   Bob Usher PR-LF 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .231 .276 .315 .591 0.045 0.53 0.045 0.000 0.7 0 0 SB
Grady Hatton 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .268 .338 .362 .700 -0.040 1.04 0.022 -0.062 -0.5 2 4
Virgil Stallcup SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .274 .280 .396 .677 -0.153 0.80 0.000 -0.153 -1.4 5 3
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .237 .280 .360 .640 -0.014 0.46 0.024 -0.038 0.4 8 0 2B
Dixie Howell C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .346 .370 .462 .832 -0.034 0.76 0.027 -0.061 -0.7 2 0
Harry Perkowski P 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.071 0.84 0.000 -0.071 -1.0 0 2 SH
   Frank Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ken Raffensberger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .049 .093 .049 .142 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 4 8 4 3 5 37 .242 .306 .333 .639 0.116 0.92 0.708 -0.593 -0.6 27 13
2B: J Wyrostek (18, off P Minner); J Adcock (12, off P Minner); T Kluszewski (18, off P Minner).
SH: H Perkowski (2, off P Minner).
TB: T Kluszewski 3; J Adcock 2; J Wyrostek 2; L Merriman 2; D Howell; C Ryan.
RBI: J Adcock 2 (34); G Hatton (34); L Merriman (20).
2-out RBI: L Merriman.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Ryan-V Stallcup.
E: D Howell (1).
Outfield Assists: J Wyrostek (R Smalley at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: C Ryan (6, 3rd base off P Minner/B Edwards); L Merriman (4, 2nd base off P Minner/B Edwards); B Usher (2, 2nd base off P Minner/B Edwards).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hal Jeffcoat CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .261 .306 .391 .697 -0.026 1.10 0.050 -0.076 -0.4 5 1
   Smoky Burgess PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .302 .355 .442 .797 0.055 1.65 0.055 0.000 1.1
   Bob Ramazzotti PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .289 .333 .622 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Frank Baumholtz LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .315 .378 .421 .800 -0.182 1.73 0.015 -0.196 -1.2 2 0
Chuck Connors 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .667 .750 1.000 1.750 0.092 1.15 0.141 -0.049 0.6 10 0 2B
Bruce Edwards C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .340 .448 .788 -0.241 1.64 0.000 -0.241 -1.9 6 0
Randy Jackson 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .271 .327 .450 .776 -0.091 1.13 0.015 -0.106 -0.8 0 1
Roy Smalley SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .298 .389 .447 .836 -0.017 0.84 0.047 -0.064 -0.1 2 3
   Jack Cusick PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171 .244 .247 .490 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Bob Borkowski RF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .178 .211 .192 .402 -0.124 1.26 0.000 -0.124 -0.9 1 0
Eddie Miksis 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .284 .326 .358 .684 0.103 1.14 0.155 -0.052 0.7 1 1 SB
Paul Minner P 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .265 .306 .412 .717 0.105 1.09 0.121 -0.016 0.9 0 5 2B
   Hank Sauer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .308 .418 .726 -0.060 2.72 0.000 -0.060 -0.5
Team Totals 35 2 10 2 3 2 38 .286 .342 .343 .685 -0.386 1.29 0.599 -0.984 -2.6 27 11
2B: C Connors (1, off H Perkowski); P Minner (2, off H Perkowski).
TB: C Connors 3; P Minner 3; R Smalley 2; E Miksis 2; F Baumholtz; S Burgess.
RBI: S Burgess (10); P Minner (4).
2-out RBI: S Burgess.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Jeffcoat-B Edwards.
E: B Edwards (3).
Outfield Assists: H Jeffcoat (B Usher at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: E Miksis (4, 2nd base off H Perkowski/D Howell).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Harry Perkowski, W (3-3) 8.1 9 2 2 3 2 0 2.51 35 56 0.283 1.18 2.6
Frank Smith, H (1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.63 2 2 1 0.005 2.19 -0.6
Ken Raffensberger, S (3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.87 1 2 0 0.098 3.54 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 3 2 0 2.00 38 56 4 1 0.386 1.29 2.6

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Minner, L (4-7) 9 8 4 3 3 5 0 3.28 37 59 -0.115 0.92 0.6
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 3 5 0 3.00 37 59 -0.115 0.92 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: P Minner (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - (none), 3B - Artie Gore.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 7,460.
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
t6 0-1 0 1-- CIN J. Wyrostek P. Minner 17% 57% Double; Ryan to 3B
t6 0-1 0 -23 RR CIN J. Adcock P. Minner 16% 73% Double; Wyrostek Scores; Ryan Scores
t7 2-1 2 -2- R CIN L. Merriman P. Minner 12% 80% Single; Howell Scores
b4 0-0 0 -2- OO CHC B. Edwards H. Perkowski 12% 49% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
t6 2-1 1 --3 OO CIN V. Stallcup P. Minner -11% 61% Double Play: Flyball: CF-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' Paul Minner facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN L. Merriman P. Minner -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- CIN C. Ryan P. Minner 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CIN J. Wyrostek P. Minner -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B; Ryan to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- CIN J. Adcock P. Minner 0% 49% Ryan Steals 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O CIN J. Adcock P. Minner -4% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Perkowski 2% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz H. Perkowski 2% 49% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- CHC C. Connors H. Perkowski -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Edwards H. Perkowski 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CIN G. Hatton P. Minner -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- O CIN V. Stallcup P. Minner -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- CIN T. Kluszewski P. Minner 1% 47% Single
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CIN D. Howell P. Minner -2% 45% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Jackson H. Perkowski 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Smalley H. Perkowski 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Borkowski H. Perkowski 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CIN H. Perkowski P. Minner -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- CIN L. Merriman P. Minner 3% 50% Single
t3 0-0 1 1-- O CIN C. Ryan P. Minner -3% 47% Lineout: CF
t3 0-0 2 1-- CIN J. Wyrostek P. Minner 1% 48% Merriman Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- CIN J. Wyrostek P. Minner 1% 49% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- O CIN J. Adcock P. Minner -5% 44% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC E. Miksis H. Perkowski 3% 47% Lineout: 3B
b3 0-0 1 --- CHC P. Minner H. Perkowski -3% 44% Single
b3 0-0 1 1-- O CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Perkowski 2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B; Minner to 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O CHC F. Baumholtz H. Perkowski 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 5-6-7
t4 0-0 0 --- O CIN G. Hatton P. Minner -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- O CIN V. Stallcup P. Minner -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski P. Minner -1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- CHC C. Connors H. Perkowski -7% 37% Double
b4 0-0 0 -2- OO CHC B. Edwards H. Perkowski 12% 49% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
b4 0-0 2 --- CHC R. Jackson H. Perkowski -1% 47% Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Smalley H. Perkowski 3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- O CIN D. Howell P. Minner -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O CIN H. Perkowski P. Minner -2% 45% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 2 --- O CIN L. Merriman P. Minner -1% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Borkowski H. Perkowski 3% 46% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- CHC E. Miksis H. Perkowski -3% 43% Single (Ground Ball)
b5 0-0 1 1-- CHC P. Minner H. Perkowski -7% 37% Miksis Steals 2B; Miksis to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b5 0-0 1 --3 R CHC P. Minner H. Perkowski -9% 27% Double; Miksis Scores
b5 1-0 1 -2- O CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Perkowski 3% 31% Strikeout
b5 1-0 2 -2- CHC F. Baumholtz H. Perkowski -1% 29% Single to 3B; Minner to 3B
b5 1-0 2 1-3 O CHC C. Connors H. Perkowski 5% 34% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 2-3-4
t6 0-1 0 --- CIN C. Ryan P. Minner 6% 40% Single
t6 0-1 0 1-- CIN J. Wyrostek P. Minner 17% 57% Double; Ryan to 3B
t6 0-1 0 -23 RR CIN J. Adcock P. Minner 16% 73% Double; Wyrostek Scores; Ryan Scores
Bob Usher pinch runs for Joe Adcock (LF) batting 4th
t6 2-1 0 -2- O CIN G. Hatton P. Minner -1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B; Usher to 3B
t6 2-1 1 --3 OO CIN V. Stallcup P. Minner -11% 61% Double Play: Flyball: CF-C
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 4-5-6
Bob Usher moves from PR to LF
b6 1-2 0 --- O CHC B. Edwards H. Perkowski 4% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-2 1 --- O CHC R. Jackson H. Perkowski 3% 67% Flyball: RF
b6 1-2 2 --- O CHC R. Smalley H. Perkowski 2% 69% Single to RF; Smalley out at 2B/RF-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 7-8-9
t7 2-1 0 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski P. Minner -2% 67% Strikeout
t7 2-1 1 --- CIN D. Howell P. Minner 3% 70% Single
t7 2-1 1 1-- O CIN H. Perkowski P. Minner -2% 68% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Howell to 2B
t7 2-1 2 -2- R CIN L. Merriman P. Minner 12% 80% Single; Howell Scores
t7 3-1 2 1-- O CIN C. Ryan P. Minner -2% 78% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 7-8-9
b7 1-3 0 --- O CHC B. Borkowski H. Perkowski 4% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-3 1 --- O CHC E. Miksis H. Perkowski 3% 85% Flyball: CF
b7 1-3 2 --- O CHC P. Minner H. Perkowski 2% 86% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 3-4-5
t8 3-1 0 --- O CIN J. Wyrostek P. Minner -1% 85% Foul Flyball: RF
t8 3-1 1 --- CIN B. Usher P. Minner 1% 86% Walk
t8 3-1 1 1-- CIN G. Hatton P. Minner 3% 90% Usher Steals 2B; Usher to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t8 3-1 1 --3 RO CIN G. Hatton P. Minner 2% 92% Flyball: LF; Usher Scores/unER
t8 4-1 2 --- O CIN V. Stallcup P. Minner -0% 91% Popfly: SS
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 1-2-3
b8 1-4 0 --- CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Perkowski -5% 86% Walk
b8 1-4 0 1-- O CHC F. Baumholtz H. Perkowski 5% 91% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 1-4 1 1-- CHC C. Connors H. Perkowski -6% 85% Single; Baumholtz to 2B
b8 1-4 1 12- O CHC B. Edwards H. Perkowski 6% 91% Flyball: CF; Baumholtz to 3B
b8 1-4 2 1-3 O CHC R. Jackson H. Perkowski 5% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 7-8-9
t9 4-1 0 --- CIN T. Kluszewski P. Minner 1% 98% Double
t9 4-1 0 -2- O CIN D. Howell P. Minner -1% 97% Flyball: CF
t9 4-1 1 -2- O CIN H. Perkowski P. Minner -1% 96% Strikeout
t9 4-1 2 -2- CIN L. Merriman P. Minner 0% 96% Wild Pitch; Kluszewski to 3B
t9 4-1 2 --3 O CIN L. Merriman P. Minner -1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Harry Perkowski facing 6-7-8
b9 1-4 0 --- CHC R. Smalley H. Perkowski -5% 91% Single
Jack Cusick pinch runs for Roy Smalley (SS) batting 6th
b9 1-4 0 1-- O CHC B. Borkowski H. Perkowski 4% 95% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b9 1-4 1 1-- CHC E. Miksis H. Perkowski -6% 90% Single; Borkowski to 2B
Frank Smith replaces Harry Perkowski pitching and batting 9th
Hank Sauer pinch hits for Paul Minner (P) batting 9th
b9 1-4 1 12- O CHC H. Sauer F. Smith 6% 96% Popfly: 2B
Smoky Burgess pinch hits for Hal Jeffcoat (CF) batting 1st
b9 1-4 2 12- R CHC S. Burgess F. Smith -6% 90% Single; Miksis to 3B; Borkowski Scores
Ken Raffensberger replaces Frank Smith pitching and batting 9th
Bob Ramazzotti pinch runs for Smoky Burgess (PH) batting 1st
b9 2-4 2 1-3 O CHC F. Baumholtz K. Raffensberger 10% 100% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 2.

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