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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
4
6
DET
@CHW
4
2
SLB
@CLE
0
12
SLB
@CLE
2
4
NYY
@PHA
6
2
PHI
@BRO
8
4
CHC
@CIN
7
2
CHC
@CIN
9
6
BSN
@NYG
0
3
BSN
@NYG
0
6
PIT
@STL
9
11
Tuesday, May 26, 1931,
, Redland Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:52
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
7
15-14
 Won 2 
4th, 5 GB
at Reds
2
7-24
 Lost 2 
8th, 15 GB
W: Bob Smith (3-3)
L: Larry Benton (0-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   1  0  2   1  2  1    7 12  2
Reds            1  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Moore CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .259 .295 .379 .674 0.009 1.01 0.075 -0.066 0.5 2 0 SH
Woody English SS 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .311 .364 .377 .741 -0.069 0.95 0.058 -0.127 0.3 3 6
Rogers Hornsby 2B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .374 .464 .701 1.165 0.020 0.99 0.105 -0.085 -0.2 3 2 2·2B
Riggs Stephenson LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .307 .419 .432 .851 0.019 1.06 0.133 -0.114 -0.1 5 0 3B
Kiki Cuyler RF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .316 .405 .456 .861 -0.049 0.93 0.042 -0.091 -0.2 2 0
Earl Grace C 1 2 0 0 3 0 5 .111 .385 .111 .496 -0.020 0.84 0.061 -0.081 0.5 3 0 SH,GDP
Billy Jurges 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 5 .294 .294 .294 .588 0.147 0.96 0.164 -0.017 0.8 1 2 SH
Charlie Grimm 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .313 .376 .424 .800 0.216 1.67 0.320 -0.104 0.8 8 0
Bob Smith P 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .190 .190 .238 .429 0.053 0.89 0.096 -0.043 0.4 0 3 2B
Team Totals 35 7 12 6 5 0 43 .343 .425 .486 .911 0.326 1.02 1.054 -0.728 2.8 27 13
2B: R Hornsby 2 (14, 2 off L Benton); B Smith (1, off L Benton).
3B: R Stephenson (2, off L Benton).
SH: J Moore (2, off L Benton); B Jurges (1, off O Carroll); E Grace (1, off O Carroll).
TB: R Hornsby 4; B Smith 3; R Stephenson 3; B Jurges 2; W English 2; J Moore 2; C Grimm.
GIDP: E Grace ().
RBI: C Grimm 2 (7); R Stephenson (19); W English (12); B Jurges (4); J Moore (6).
2-out RBI: C Grimm 2; B Jurges; J Moore; R Stephenson; W English.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Jurges-R Hornsby-C Grimm; R Hornsby-W English-C Grimm; B Smith-W English-C Grimm.
E: C Grimm (4); R Hornsby (10).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cliff Heathcote RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .303 .352 .394 .746 -0.037 0.82 0.035 -0.071 -0.1 3 0 2B
Wally Roettger CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .350 .382 .427 .809 -0.001 0.77 0.047 -0.048 -0.2 1 0
Harvey Hendrick 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .321 .387 .446 .834 -0.046 0.89 0.036 -0.081 -0.6 16 0 GDP
Nick Cullop LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .348 .451 .800 -0.098 1.08 0.000 -0.098 -1.0 3 0
Tony Cuccinello 2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .276 .328 .397 .725 0.181 1.04 0.185 -0.004 1.3 0 5
Frank Sigafoos 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .174 .191 .217 .409 -0.064 1.35 0.065 -0.129 -0.5 0 1 GDP
Leo Durocher SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .239 .327 .283 .610 -0.020 1.49 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 2 2 SH
   Red Lucas PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .205 .279 .205 .484 0.067 1.50 0.067 0.000 0.4
   Hod Ford SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .237 .241 .478 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.1 2 1
Clyde Sukeforth C 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .250 .347 .273 .619 -0.130 1.70 0.013 -0.143 -1.0 0 0 GDP
Larry Benton P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .313 .313 .375 .688 -0.012 0.75 0.020 -0.032 -0.1 0 5 2B
   Edd Roush PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .277 .311 .588 -0.015 0.59 0.000 -0.015 -0.1
   Ownie Carroll P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 0 2 34 .242 .242 .303 .545 -0.175 1.04 0.468 -0.641 -2.2 27 16
2B: L Benton (1, off B Smith); C Heathcote (4, off B Smith).
SH: L Durocher (2, off B Smith).
TB: T Cuccinello 3; L Benton 2; C Heathcote 2; R Lucas; W Roettger; H Hendrick.
GIDP: H Hendrick (); C Sukeforth (); F Sigafoos ().
RBI: T Cuccinello (16); C Sukeforth (4).
2-out RBI: T Cuccinello.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Cuccinello-L Durocher-H Hendrick.
E: H Hendrick (3).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Smith, W (3-3) 9 8 2 1 0 2 0 3.81 34 67 0.174 1.04 2.2
Team Totals 9 8 2 1 0 2 0 1.00 34 67 0.174 1.04 2.2

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Benton, L (0-4) 7 9 4 4 3 0 0 5.24 32 40 -0.231 1.25 -0.7
Ownie Carroll 2 3 3 2 2 0 0 8.10 11 0 0 -0.095 0.36 -2.1
Team Totals 9 12 7 6 5 0 0 6.00 43 40 0 0 -0.326 1.02 -2.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charles Donnelly, 1B - Bill Klem, 2B - (none), 3B - Dolly Stark.
Time of Game: 1:52.
Attendance: Not Given.
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 1-2 2 12- RR CHC C. Grimm L. Benton 32% 64% Single; Grace Scores; Jurges Scores
t7 3-2 2 -2- R CHC R. Stephenson L. Benton 13% 82% Triple; Hornsby Scores
t4 0-1 2 1-3 R CHC B. Jurges L. Benton 13% 50% Single; Hornsby Scores; Grace to 3B
b7 2-4 0 1-- OO CIN C. Sukeforth B. Smith 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 R CIN T. Cuccinello B. Smith -10% 35% Single; Roettger Scores; Cullop to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Larry Benton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Moore L. Benton -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- CHC W. English L. Benton 2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC R. Hornsby L. Benton -3% 48% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Stephenson L. Benton -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CIN C. Heathcote B. Smith 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- CIN W. Roettger B. Smith -2% 45% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- CIN H. Hendrick B. Smith -4% 42% Single; Roettger to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O CIN N. Cullop B. Smith 4% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Roettger to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 R CIN T. Cuccinello B. Smith -10% 35% Single; Roettger Scores; Cullop to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- O CIN F. Sigafoos B. Smith 4% 39% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Larry Benton facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- CHC K. Cuyler L. Benton 4% 43% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- OO CHC E. Grace L. Benton -8% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O CHC B. Jurges L. Benton -1% 34% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O CIN L. Durocher B. Smith 2% 36% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 --- O CIN C. Sukeforth B. Smith 1% 37% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 --- CIN L. Benton B. Smith -2% 35% Double
b2 1-0 2 -2- O CIN C. Heathcote B. Smith 3% 38% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Larry Benton facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O CHC C. Grimm L. Benton -3% 36% Flyball: LF
t3 0-1 1 --- O CHC B. Smith L. Benton -2% 34% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- CHC J. Moore L. Benton 1% 35% Single
t3 0-1 2 1-- O CHC W. English L. Benton -3% 33% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- O CIN W. Roettger B. Smith 2% 35% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 1 --- O CIN H. Hendrick B. Smith 1% 36% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- O CIN N. Cullop B. Smith 1% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Larry Benton facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- CHC R. Hornsby L. Benton 8% 45% Double
t4 0-1 0 -2- O CHC R. Stephenson L. Benton -5% 39% Lineout: LF
t4 0-1 1 -2- O CHC K. Cuyler L. Benton -4% 35% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hornsby to 3B
t4 0-1 2 --3 CHC E. Grace L. Benton 2% 37% Walk
t4 0-1 2 1-3 R CHC B. Jurges L. Benton 13% 50% Single; Hornsby Scores; Grace to 3B
t4 1-1 2 1-3 O CHC C. Grimm L. Benton -6% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 5-6-7
b4 1-1 0 --- CIN T. Cuccinello B. Smith -4% 40% Single
b4 1-1 0 1-- CIN F. Sigafoos B. Smith -6% 33% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Cuccinello to 2B
b4 1-1 0 12- O CIN L. Durocher B. Smith 0% 33% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Cuccinello to 3B; Sigafoos to 2B
b4 1-1 1 -23 RO CIN C. Sukeforth B. Smith -1% 32% Flyball: LF; Cuccinello Scores/unER
b4 2-1 2 -2- O CIN L. Benton B. Smith 3% 35% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Larry Benton facing 9-1-2
t5 1-2 0 --- CHC B. Smith L. Benton 9% 44% Double
t5 1-2 0 -2- O CHC J. Moore L. Benton -2% 42% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Smith to 3B
t5 1-2 1 --3 O CHC W. English L. Benton -8% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-2 2 --3 O CHC R. Hornsby L. Benton -5% 28% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 1-2-3
b5 2-1 0 --- O CIN C. Heathcote B. Smith 2% 31% Flyball: LF
b5 2-1 1 --- CIN W. Roettger B. Smith -2% 28% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b5 2-1 1 1-- OO CIN H. Hendrick B. Smith 5% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Larry Benton facing 4-5-6
t6 1-2 0 --- O CHC R. Stephenson L. Benton -4% 29% Flyball: 1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O CHC K. Cuyler L. Benton -3% 27% Lineout: 1B
t6 1-2 2 --- CHC E. Grace L. Benton 2% 29% Walk
t6 1-2 2 1-- CHC B. Jurges L. Benton 3% 32% Single; Grace to 2B
t6 1-2 2 12- RR CHC C. Grimm L. Benton 32% 64% Single; Grace Scores; Jurges Scores
t6 3-2 2 1-- O CHC B. Smith L. Benton -2% 62% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 4-5-6
b6 2-3 0 --- O CIN N. Cullop B. Smith 4% 66% Flyball: CF
b6 2-3 1 --- CIN T. Cuccinello B. Smith -4% 61% Single
b6 2-3 1 1-- OO CIN F. Sigafoos B. Smith 9% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Reds 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Reds' Larry Benton facing 1-2-3
t7 3-2 0 --- O CHC J. Moore L. Benton -2% 68% Groundout: P-1B
t7 3-2 1 --- O CHC W. English L. Benton -2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-2 2 --- CHC R. Hornsby L. Benton 3% 69% Double
t7 3-2 2 -2- R CHC R. Stephenson L. Benton 13% 82% Triple; Hornsby Scores
t7 4-2 2 --3 O CHC K. Cuyler L. Benton -3% 80% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-4, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 7-8-9
Red Lucas pinch hits for Leo Durocher (SS) batting 7th
b7 2-4 0 --- CIN R. Lucas B. Smith -7% 73% Single
b7 2-4 0 1-- OO CIN C. Sukeforth B. Smith 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
Edd Roush pinch hits for Larry Benton (P) batting 9th
b7 2-4 2 --- O CIN E. Roush B. Smith 2% 87% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Reds 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-2, Reds' Ownie Carroll facing 6-7-8
Ownie Carroll replaces Edd Roush (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Hod Ford replaces Red Lucas (PH) playing SS batting 7th
t8 4-2 0 --- CHC E. Grace O. Carroll 2% 89% Walk
t8 4-2 0 1-- O CHC B. Jurges O. Carroll -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Grace to 2B
t8 4-2 1 -2- O CHC C. Grimm O. Carroll -2% 87% Flyball: SS
t8 4-2 2 -2- CHC B. Smith O. Carroll 1% 87% Single; Grace to 3B
t8 4-2 2 1-3 R CHC J. Moore O. Carroll 6% 93% Single; Grace Scores; Smith to 2B
t8 5-2 2 12- R CHC W. English O. Carroll 3% 97% Single; Smith Scores; Moore to 2B
t8 6-2 2 12- O CHC R. Hornsby O. Carroll -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-6, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 1-2-3
b8 2-6 0 --- CIN C. Heathcote B. Smith -3% 93% Double
b8 2-6 0 -2- O CIN W. Roettger B. Smith 3% 96% Flyball: CF
b8 2-6 1 -2- O CIN H. Hendrick B. Smith 2% 98% Flyball: 3B
b8 2-6 2 -2- O CIN N. Cullop B. Smith 1% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Reds 2.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-2, Reds' Ownie Carroll facing 4-5-6
t9 6-2 0 --- O CHC R. Stephenson O. Carroll -0% 99% Flyball: SS
t9 6-2 1 --- CHC K. Cuyler O. Carroll 0% 99% Walk
t9 6-2 1 1-- RO CHC E. Grace O. Carroll 1% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Cuyler Scores/Adv on E3 (throw)/No RBI/unER
t9 7-2 2 --- O CHC B. Jurges O. Carroll -0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 7, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-7, Cubs' Bob Smith facing 5-6-7
b9 2-7 0 --- O CIN T. Cuccinello B. Smith 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-7 1 --- O CIN F. Sigafoos B. Smith 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b9 2-7 2 --- O CIN H. Ford B. Smith 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 7, Reds 2.

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