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@BAL
5
6
 
(10)
DET
@CLE
3
1
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@KCA
4
6
BOS
@NYY
0
2
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1
4
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@PHI
2
5
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2
3
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10
3
Monday, May 28, 1956,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,202, Time of Game: 2:11
Reds
1
18-15
 Lost 3 
4th, 2½ GB
at Cubs
4
9-21
 Won 1 
8th, 10 GB
W: Bob Rush (3-2)
L: Joe Nuxhall (1-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  3  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  4  0   0  0  X    4  6  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .278 .662 -0.071 0.80 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 2 3
Frank Robinson LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .291 .931 -0.043 0.71 0.021 -0.064 -0.4 0 0
Gus Bell CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .298 .905 -0.070 0.71 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 2 0
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .918 -0.059 0.57 0.000 -0.059 -0.7 6 0
Wally Post RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .859 -0.047 0.62 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 2 0
Ray Jablonski 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .870 -0.048 0.64 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 0 1
Smoky Burgess C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .693 -0.049 0.65 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 9 0
Roy McMillan SS 2 1 2 0 1 0 .324 .861 0.131 0.61 0.131 0.000 1.2 3 0 3B
Joe Nuxhall P 0 0 0 1 0 0 .188 .660 0.027 1.62 0.027 0.000 0.2 0 0 SF
   Art Fowler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .557 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Frazier PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .774 -0.037 1.63 0.000 -0.037 -0.3
   Hal Jeffcoat P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Crowe PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .890 -0.016 0.57 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Paul LaPalme P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 3 1 1 7 .103 .301 -0.282 0.73 0.179 -0.461 -3.2 24 4
3B: R McMillan (2, off B Rush).
SF: J Nuxhall (1, off B Rush).
TB: R McMillan 4; F Robinson.
RBI: J Nuxhall (4).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
E: J Nuxhall (1).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Miksis 3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 .239 .719 0.098 1.01 0.120 -0.022 0.7 1 1 SH
Gene Baker 2B 4 1 2 0 0 2 .246 .614 0.088 1.26 0.126 -0.038 0.4 1 3
Dee Fondy 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .302 .644 -0.157 1.37 0.000 -0.157 -1.4 6 1
Ernie Banks SS 3 1 1 2 1 0 .305 1.032 0.266 1.52 0.291 -0.025 1.9 3 1 2B
Walt Moryn RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 .259 .690 -0.004 1.12 0.068 -0.071 -0.0 2 0
Monte Irvin LF 2 0 1 1 1 0 .247 .817 0.092 0.89 0.094 -0.002 0.5 4 0 SF
Pete Whisenant CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .708 -0.088 1.03 0.011 -0.099 -1.0 2 0 SB
Harry Chiti C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .704 -0.099 1.27 0.000 -0.099 -1.0 7 0
Bob Rush P 2 1 0 0 1 2 .143 .464 0.023 0.88 0.056 -0.032 0.0 1 1
Team Totals 29 4 6 4 3 9 .207 .514 0.219 1.15 0.766 -0.545 0.2 27 7
2B: E Banks (6, off J Nuxhall).
SF: M Irvin (1, off A Fowler).
SH: E Miksis (1, off J Nuxhall).
TB: E Banks 2; G Baker 2; M Irvin; E Miksis; W Moryn.
RBI: E Banks 2 (23); W Moryn (16); M Irvin (12).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Baserunning
SB: P Whisenant (2, 2nd base off J Nuxhall/S Burgess).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Nuxhall, L (1-4) 4.1 6 4 2 3 7 0 5.51 23 43 -0.241 1.56 -1.8
Art Fowler 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.05 2 2 1 -0.010 0.77 0.2
Hal Jeffcoat 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.05 6 0 0 0.027 0.17 0.9
Paul LaPalme 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.20 3 0 0 0.006 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 8 6 4 2 3 9 0 2.25 34 43 2 1 -0.218 1.15 -0.2

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Rush, W (3-2) 9 3 1 1 1 7 0 3.81 31 83 0.282 0.73 3.2
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 1 7 0 1.00 31 83 0.282 0.73 3.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Bill Engeln, 3B - Vic Delmore.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Chicago Cubs
1 Johnny Temple 2B 1 Eddie Miksis 3B
2 Frank Robinson LF 2 Gene Baker 2B
3 Gus Bell CF 3 Dee Fondy 1B
4 Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Wally Post RF 5 Walt Moryn RF
6 Ray Jablonski 3B 6 Monte Irvin LF
7 Smoky Burgess C 7 Pete Whisenant CF
8 Roy McMillan SS 8 Harry Chiti C
9 Joe Nuxhall P 9 Bob Rush P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-1 1 123 RR CHC E. Banks J. Nuxhall 24% 80% Double; Rush Scores; Miksis Scores/unER; Baker to 3B
b5 0-1 0 12- CHC G. Baker J. Nuxhall 11% 65% Single; Rush to 3B; Miksis to 2B
b5 0-1 0 123 O CHC D. Fondy J. Nuxhall -10% 56% Strikeout
b5 0-1 0 1-- CHC E. Miksis J. Nuxhall 8% 54% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Rush to 2B; Miksis to 1B
t3 0-0 1 --- CIN R. McMillan B. Rush -8% 44% Triple

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' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN J. Temple B. Rush 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN F. Robinson B. Rush 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN G. Bell B. Rush 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC E. Miksis J. Nuxhall 4% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Baker J. Nuxhall -3% 55% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC D. Fondy J. Nuxhall -3% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks J. Nuxhall -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski B. Rush 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O CIN W. Post B. Rush 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O CIN R. Jablonski B. Rush 1% 55% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC W. Moryn J. Nuxhall -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- CHC M. Irvin J. Nuxhall 3% 55% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- O CHC P. Whisenant J. Nuxhall -3% 52% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 2 1-- CHC H. Chiti J. Nuxhall 1% 53% Whisenant Steals 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- O CHC H. Chiti J. Nuxhall -3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O CIN S. Burgess B. Rush 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- CIN R. McMillan B. Rush -8% 44% Triple
t3 0-0 1 --3 RO CIN J. Nuxhall B. Rush -3% 42% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; McMillan Scores
t3 1-0 2 --- O CIN J. Temple B. Rush 1% 43% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Rush J. Nuxhall -3% 40% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- O CHC E. Miksis J. Nuxhall -2% 38% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- CHC G. Baker J. Nuxhall 2% 40% Single
b3 0-1 2 1-- O CHC D. Fondy J. Nuxhall -3% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- O CIN F. Robinson B. Rush 2% 39% Flyball: 2B
t4 1-0 1 --- O CIN G. Bell B. Rush 2% 41% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski B. Rush 1% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- CHC E. Banks J. Nuxhall 5% 47% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- O CHC W. Moryn J. Nuxhall -5% 42% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 1-- CHC M. Irvin J. Nuxhall 5% 47% Walk; Banks to 2B
b4 0-1 1 12- O CHC P. Whisenant J. Nuxhall -6% 41% Flyball: 2B
b4 0-1 2 12- O CHC H. Chiti J. Nuxhall -6% 35% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 5-6-7
t5 1-0 0 --- O CIN W. Post B. Rush 2% 38% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- O CIN R. Jablonski B. Rush 2% 39% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 2 --- O CIN S. Burgess B. Rush 1% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 9-1-2
b5 0-1 0 --- CHC B. Rush J. Nuxhall 6% 46% Walk
b5 0-1 0 1-- CHC E. Miksis J. Nuxhall 8% 54% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Rush to 2B; Miksis to 1B
b5 0-1 0 12- CHC G. Baker J. Nuxhall 11% 65% Single; Rush to 3B; Miksis to 2B
b5 0-1 0 123 O CHC D. Fondy J. Nuxhall -10% 56% Strikeout
b5 0-1 1 123 RR CHC E. Banks J. Nuxhall 24% 80% Double; Rush Scores; Miksis Scores/unER; Baker to 3B
b5 2-1 1 -23 R CHC W. Moryn J. Nuxhall 7% 86% Single; Baker Scores; Banks to 3B
Art Fowler replaces Joe Nuxhall pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-1 1 1-3 RO CHC M. Irvin A. Fowler 2% 88% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Banks Scores/unER
b5 4-1 2 1-- O CHC P. Whisenant A. Fowler -1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 8-9-1
t6 1-4 0 --- CIN R. McMillan B. Rush -4% 83% Walk
Joe Frazier pinch hits for Art Fowler (P) batting 9th
t6 1-4 0 1-- O CIN J. Frazier B. Rush 4% 87% Flyball: LF
t6 1-4 1 1-- O CIN J. Temple B. Rush 2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B; McMillan to 2B
t6 1-4 2 -2- O CIN F. Robinson B. Rush 3% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Hal Jeffcoat facing 8-9-1
Hal Jeffcoat replaces Joe Frazier (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-1 0 --- O CHC H. Chiti H. Jeffcoat -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 4-1 1 --- O CHC B. Rush H. Jeffcoat -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
b6 4-1 2 --- O CHC E. Miksis H. Jeffcoat -0% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 3-4-5
t7 1-4 0 --- O CIN G. Bell B. Rush 2% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 1-4 1 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski B. Rush 1% 94% Flyball: CF
t7 1-4 2 --- O CIN W. Post B. Rush 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Hal Jeffcoat facing 2-3-4
b7 4-1 0 --- O CHC G. Baker H. Jeffcoat -0% 94% Strikeout
b7 4-1 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy H. Jeffcoat -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 4-1 2 --- O CHC E. Banks H. Jeffcoat -0% 94% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 6-7-8
t8 1-4 0 --- O CIN R. Jablonski B. Rush 2% 96% Flyball: 3B
t8 1-4 1 --- O CIN S. Burgess B. Rush 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-4 2 --- CIN R. McMillan B. Rush -1% 96% Single
George Crowe pinch hits for Hal Jeffcoat (P) batting 9th
t8 1-4 2 1-- O CIN G. Crowe B. Rush 2% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Paul LaPalme facing 5-6-7
Paul LaPalme replaces George Crowe (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-1 0 --- O CHC W. Moryn P. LaPalme -0% 97% Flyball: 1B
b8 4-1 1 --- O CHC M. Irvin P. LaPalme -0% 97% Popfly: SS
b8 4-1 2 --- O CHC P. Whisenant P. LaPalme -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
t9 1-4 0 --- O CIN J. Temple B. Rush 2% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 1-4 1 --- CIN F. Robinson B. Rush -2% 97% Single
t9 1-4 1 1-- O CIN G. Bell B. Rush 2% 99% Flyball: SS
t9 1-4 2 1-- O CIN T. Kluszewski B. Rush 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.

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