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Standings
DET
@WSH
2
7
BSN
@CIN
4
3
PHI
@PIT
11
0
PHI
@PIT
1
4
NYG
@STL
2
7
NYG
@STL
1
7
Wednesday, July 20, 1938, 8:45PM
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 24,240, Time of Game: 1:58
Braves
4
35-41
 Won 1 
5th, 13 GB
at Reds
3
44-36
 Lost 1 
4th, 6 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  3    4  5  2
Reds            0  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  6  1

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .242 .330 .331 .661 -0.010 0.93 0.060 -0.071 0.1 10 1 2B
Vince DiMaggio CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .225 .311 .349 .660 -0.034 0.75 0.013 -0.048 -0.3 2 0
Gil English 3B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .255 .322 .329 .651 0.088 1.04 0.112 -0.024 0.5 1 4
Tony Cuccinello 2B 2 1 0 1 2 0 4 .254 .350 .342 .691 0.135 1.70 0.161 -0.026 0.6 2 5
Harl Maggert LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .237 .293 .447 .740 -0.203 2.04 0.000 -0.203 -1.4 5 0
Max West RF 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .211 .271 .399 .670 0.601 1.62 0.666 -0.065 1.8 0 0 HR
Ray Mueller C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .240 .286 .360 .646 -0.076 0.77 0.000 -0.076 -0.7 4 1
Rabbit Warstler SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .215 .295 .258 .553 -0.033 0.51 0.009 -0.042 -0.2 2 1
Lou Fette P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .133 .133 .156 .289 -0.036 0.71 0.000 -0.036 -0.3 1 1
   Bobby Reis PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .243 .263 .243 .506 -0.036 1.43 0.000 -0.036 -0.2
   Dick Errickson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .077 .250 .077 .327 -0.017 0.62 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 33 4 5 4 3 9 36 .152 .222 .273 .495 0.379 1.14 1.021 -0.644 -0.4 27 14
2B: E Fletcher (9, off J Vander Meer).
HR: M West (9, off J Vander Meer, 9th inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: M West 4; G English 2; E Fletcher 2; R Warstler.
RBI: M West 3 (34); T Cuccinello (44).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Mueller-T Cuccinello; T Cuccinello-R Warstler-E Fletcher.
E: M West (4); R Warstler (31).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonny Frey 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .260 .337 .388 .724 0.013 0.56 0.062 -0.049 0.4 1 0 CS
Wally Berger LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .346 .387 .549 .936 -0.089 0.64 0.000 -0.089 -1.5 1 0
Ival Goodman RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .324 .395 .657 1.052 -0.061 0.56 0.000 -0.061 -0.9 3 0
Frank McCormick 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .338 .364 .449 .813 0.182 1.30 0.202 -0.020 0.7 5 0
Ernie Lombardi C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .365 .408 .554 .962 0.198 1.94 0.222 -0.024 0.6 9 1
   Willard Hershberger PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .333 .381 .714 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Harry Craft CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .261 .301 .411 .713 0.292 2.25 0.309 -0.017 1.4 3 0 SH
Lew Riggs 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .232 .292 .337 .629 -0.080 2.21 0.143 -0.223 0.4 2 0
Billy Myers SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .227 .300 .355 .656 0.000 0.72 0.022 -0.022 -0.1 3 3
   Dusty Cooke PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .362 .376 .738 -0.533 8.97 0.000 -0.533 -1.6 GDP
Johnny Vander Meer P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .190 .190 .190 .379 -0.045 0.63 0.000 -0.045 -0.7 0 1
Team Totals 32 3 6 3 2 3 35 .188 .235 .188 .423 -0.123 1.46 0.960 -1.083 -1.4 27 5
SH: H Craft (1, off D Errickson).
TB: L Riggs; E Lombardi; L Frey; F McCormick; H Craft; B Myers.
GIDP: D Cooke (3).
RBI: L Riggs 2 (39); B Myers (28).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: L Riggs (16).
Baserunning
CS: L Frey (2, 2nd base by D Errickson/R Mueller).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lou Fette 7 4 3 2 1 2 0 3.04 27 60 -0.085 0.77 0.4
Dick Errickson, W (1-5) 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.60 8 0 0 0.208 3.78 1.0
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 2 3 0 2.00 35 60 0 0 0.123 1.46 1.4

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Vander Meer, L (11-5) 9 5 4 4 3 9 1 2.29 36 67 -0.377 1.14 0.4
Team Totals 9 5 4 4 3 9 1 4.00 36 67 -0.377 1.14 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: 24,240.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         Cincinnati Reds
1 Elbie Fletcher 1B 1 Lonny Frey 2B
2 Vince DiMaggio CF 2 Wally Berger LF
3 Gil English 3B 3 Ival Goodman RF
4 Tony Cuccinello 2B 4 Frank McCormick 1B
5 Harl Maggert LF 5 Ernie Lombardi C
6 Max West RF 6 Harry Craft CF
7 Ray Mueller C 7 Lew Riggs 3B
8 Rabbit Warstler SS 8 Billy Myers SS
9 Lou Fette P 9 Johnny Vander Meer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-3 1 12- RRR BSN M. West J. Vander Meer 67% 83% Home Run; English Scores; Cuccinello Scores
b9 3-4 1 123 OO CIN D. Cooke D. Errickson 53% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b9 3-4 0 12- CIN H. Craft D. Errickson -22% 26% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; McCormick to 3B; Hershberger to 2B
b9 3-4 0 123 O CIN L. Riggs D. Errickson 21% 47% Groundout: 2B-C/Forceout at Hm; Hershberger to 3B; Craft to 2B
b9 3-4 0 1-- CIN E. Lombardi D. Errickson -19% 49% Single to CF; McCormick to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BSN E. Fletcher J. Vander Meer 6% 56% Double to CF
t1 0-0 0 -2- O BSN V. DiMaggio J. Vander Meer -1% 55% Groundout: C-1B; Fletcher to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 BSN G. English J. Vander Meer 2% 57% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RO BSN T. Cuccinello J. Vander Meer 1% 58% Flyball: RF; Fletcher Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- O BSN H. Maggert J. Vander Meer -2% 56% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Lou Fette facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CIN L. Frey L. Fette 2% 58% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- O CIN W. Berger L. Fette 2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O CIN I. Goodman L. Fette 1% 61% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O BSN M. West J. Vander Meer -2% 59% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 1 --- O BSN R. Mueller J. Vander Meer -1% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O BSN R. Warstler J. Vander Meer -1% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Lou Fette facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- CIN F. McCormick L. Fette -7% 49% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); McCormick to 2B
b2 0-1 0 -2- CIN E. Lombardi L. Fette -4% 46% Walk
b2 0-1 0 12- CIN H. Craft L. Fette -8% 37% Single to RF; McCormick to 3B; Lombardi to 2B
b2 0-1 0 123 RR CIN L. Riggs L. Fette -14% 23% Single to RF; McCormick Scores/unER; Lombardi Scores; Craft to 3B
b2 2-1 0 1-3 RO CIN B. Myers L. Fette 1% 25% Flyball: LF; Craft Scores
b2 3-1 1 1-- O CIN J. Vander Meer L. Fette 2% 26% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 3-1 2 1-- O CIN L. Frey L. Fette 2% 28% Flyball: 2B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 9-1-2
t3 1-3 0 --- O BSN L. Fette J. Vander Meer -2% 26% Flyball: RF
t3 1-3 1 --- O BSN E. Fletcher J. Vander Meer -2% 24% Flyball: CF
t3 1-3 2 --- BSN V. DiMaggio J. Vander Meer 1% 25% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t3 1-3 2 1-- O BSN G. English J. Vander Meer -2% 23% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Lou Fette facing 2-3-4
b3 3-1 0 --- O CIN W. Berger L. Fette 2% 24% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 3-1 1 --- O CIN I. Goodman L. Fette 1% 25% Flyball: CF
b3 3-1 2 --- O CIN F. McCormick L. Fette 1% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 4-5-6
t4 1-3 0 --- O BSN T. Cuccinello J. Vander Meer -3% 24% Flyball: LF
t4 1-3 1 --- O BSN H. Maggert J. Vander Meer -2% 22% Strikeout
t4 1-3 2 --- O BSN M. West J. Vander Meer -1% 21% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Lou Fette facing 5-6-7
b4 3-1 0 --- O CIN E. Lombardi L. Fette 1% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-1 1 --- O CIN H. Craft L. Fette 1% 23% Foul Flyball: LF
b4 3-1 2 --- O CIN L. Riggs L. Fette 1% 24% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 7-8-9
t5 1-3 0 --- O BSN R. Mueller J. Vander Meer -3% 21% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- O BSN R. Warstler J. Vander Meer -2% 19% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-3 2 --- O BSN L. Fette J. Vander Meer -1% 18% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Lou Fette facing 8-9-1
b5 3-1 0 --- CIN B. Myers L. Fette -2% 16% Single to P/Bunt
b5 3-1 0 1-- O CIN J. Vander Meer L. Fette 2% 18% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 3-1 1 1-- CIN L. Frey L. Fette -5% 13% Single to RF; Myers to 3B; Frey to 2B/Adv on E9
b5 3-1 1 -23 O CIN W. Berger L. Fette 5% 18% Strikeout
b5 3-1 2 -23 O CIN I. Goodman L. Fette 4% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 1-2-3
t6 1-3 0 --- O BSN E. Fletcher J. Vander Meer -3% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-3 1 --- O BSN V. DiMaggio J. Vander Meer -2% 16% Flyball: CF
t6 1-3 2 --- BSN G. English J. Vander Meer 2% 18% Single to CF
t6 1-3 2 1-- BSN T. Cuccinello J. Vander Meer 3% 21% Walk; English to 2B
t6 1-3 2 12- O BSN H. Maggert J. Vander Meer -6% 15% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Lou Fette facing 4-5-6
b6 3-1 0 --- O CIN F. McCormick L. Fette 1% 16% Flyball: LF
b6 3-1 1 --- O CIN E. Lombardi L. Fette 1% 17% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 3-1 2 --- O CIN H. Craft L. Fette 1% 18% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 6-7-8
t7 1-3 0 --- O BSN M. West J. Vander Meer -3% 14% Flyball: CF
t7 1-3 1 --- O BSN R. Mueller J. Vander Meer -2% 12% Flyball: 3B
t7 1-3 2 --- O BSN R. Warstler J. Vander Meer -1% 11% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Lou Fette facing 7-8-9
b7 3-1 0 --- O CIN L. Riggs L. Fette 1% 12% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-1 1 --- O CIN B. Myers L. Fette 1% 12% Flyball: LF
b7 3-1 2 --- O CIN J. Vander Meer L. Fette 1% 13% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 9-1-2
Bobby Reis pinch hits for Lou Fette (P) batting 9th
t8 1-3 0 --- O BSN B. Reis J. Vander Meer -4% 9% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-3 1 --- O BSN E. Fletcher J. Vander Meer -2% 7% Strikeout
t8 1-3 2 --- O BSN V. DiMaggio J. Vander Meer -1% 6% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Dick Errickson facing 1-2-3
Dick Errickson replaces Bobby Reis (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-1 0 --- CIN L. Frey D. Errickson -1% 5% Walk
b8 3-1 0 1-- OO CIN W. Berger D. Errickson 2% 7% Double Play: Strikeout, Frey Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b8 3-1 2 --- O CIN I. Goodman D. Errickson 0% 7% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 3-4-5
t9 1-3 0 --- BSN G. English J. Vander Meer 7% 15% Single to CF
t9 1-3 0 1-- BSN T. Cuccinello J. Vander Meer 12% 27% Walk; English to 2B
t9 1-3 0 12- O BSN H. Maggert J. Vander Meer -11% 16% Strikeout
t9 1-3 1 12- RRR BSN M. West J. Vander Meer 67% 83% Home Run; English Scores; Cuccinello Scores
t9 4-3 1 --- O BSN R. Mueller J. Vander Meer -1% 81% Flyball: SS
t9 4-3 2 --- BSN R. Warstler J. Vander Meer 1% 82% Single to LF
t9 4-3 2 1-- O BSN D. Errickson J. Vander Meer -2% 81% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-4, Braves' Dick Errickson facing 4-5-6
b9 3-4 0 --- CIN F. McCormick D. Errickson -13% 67% Single to CF
b9 3-4 0 1-- CIN E. Lombardi D. Errickson -19% 49% Single to CF; McCormick to 2B
Willard Hershberger pinch runs for Ernie Lombardi (C) batting 5th
b9 3-4 0 12- CIN H. Craft D. Errickson -22% 26% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; McCormick to 3B; Hershberger to 2B
b9 3-4 0 123 O CIN L. Riggs D. Errickson 21% 47% Groundout: 2B-C/Forceout at Hm; Hershberger to 3B; Craft to 2B
Dusty Cooke pinch hits for Billy Myers (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-4 1 123 OO CIN D. Cooke D. Errickson 53% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 4, Reds 3.

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