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Scores
Standings
CLE
@NYY
1
11
CHW
@WSH
5
4
BSN
@CIN
3
4
PHI
@STL
5
13
Thursday, July 29, 1943, 9:04PM
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 20,000, Time of Game: 2:17
Braves
3
37-49
 Lost 1 
6th, 21 GB
at Reds
4
46-44
 Won 1 
4th, 14 GB
L: Al Javery (9-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    3  5  2
Reds            0  0  0   3  0  0   0  1  X    4  5  0

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Burns CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .224 .298 .289 .587 -0.105 1.56 0.047 -0.151 -0.5 1 1 HBP
Heinie Heltzel 3B 2 1 0 0 3 2 5 .143 .400 .143 .543 -0.023 1.48 0.084 -0.107 0.3 1 0
Chuck Workman RF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .233 .294 .329 .623 -0.130 1.68 0.037 -0.167 -0.9 3 0
Chet Ross LF 5 0 1 0 0 4 5 .219 .301 .369 .670 -0.111 1.37 0.034 -0.146 -0.7 1 0
Clyde Kluttz C 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .259 .303 .286 .588 0.115 1.28 0.168 -0.052 1.0 5 0
Jim Tobin 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .345 .368 .509 .878 -0.117 1.34 0.020 -0.137 -1.1 7 1 GDP
Whitey Wietelmann SS 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .232 .292 .249 .541 -0.044 1.18 0.069 -0.113 -0.5 4 4 CS
Eddie Joost 2B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .186 .299 .261 .560 0.041 1.21 0.084 -0.043 0.2 2 4
Manny Salvo P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .300 .368 .668 -0.056 0.92 0.000 -0.056 -0.5 0 3 SH
   Phil Masi PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 .276 .364 .374 .738 0.325 5.23 0.325 0.000 1.7
   Al Javery P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .123 .091 .214 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 3 5 3 9 14 40 .172 .385 .172 .557 -0.105 1.46 0.868 -0.972 -0.9 24 13
SH: M Salvo (2, off J Vander Meer).
HBP: J Burns (1, by J Vander Meer).
TB: C Kluttz; W Wietelmann; P Masi; J Tobin; C Ross.
GIDP: J Tobin (3).
RBI: P Masi 2 (17); C Kluttz (10).
2-out RBI: P Masi 2; C Kluttz.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Salvo-W Wietelmann-J Tobin.
E: H Heltzel (2); E Joost (15).
Outfield Assists: J Burns (L Frey at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: W Wietelmann (3, 2nd base by J Vander Meer/R Mueller).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lonny Frey 2B 4 0 2 3 0 0 4 .310 .389 .386 .775 0.281 2.18 0.369 -0.088 1.8 4 5 3B
Dain Clay CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .286 .346 .632 -0.036 1.25 0.069 -0.106 0.0 0 0 SB
Gee Walker RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .260 .285 .353 .637 -0.154 1.12 0.000 -0.154 -1.5 1 0 GDP
Frank McCormick 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .297 .342 .406 .748 -0.032 0.78 0.023 -0.056 -0.4 8 1
Steve Mesner 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .286 .328 .352 .679 0.342 1.09 0.377 -0.035 1.0 0 2 2B
Eric Tipton LF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .304 .391 .431 .821 0.102 0.96 0.110 -0.008 0.8 0 0
Eddie Miller SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .243 .283 .331 .614 0.012 1.31 0.043 -0.030 -0.2 1 1 SH
Ray Mueller C 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 .241 .324 .355 .679 0.079 1.65 0.087 -0.008 0.6 13 2 IW
Johnny Vander Meer P 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .179 .207 .196 .403 -0.197 2.40 0.000 -0.197 -1.7 0 0
Team Totals 27 4 5 4 6 3 34 .185 .333 .296 .630 0.397 1.38 1.078 -0.682 0.5 27 11
2B: S Mesner (16, off A Javery).
3B: L Frey (4, off M Salvo).
SH: E Miller (15, off M Salvo).
IBB: R Mueller (6, by M Salvo).
TB: L Frey 4; S Mesner 2; D Clay; E Tipton.
GIDP: G Walker (8).
RBI: L Frey 3 (28); S Mesner (31).
2-out RBI: L Frey 3; S Mesner.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Mesner-L Frey-F McCormick.
Baserunning
SB: D Clay (1, 2nd base off M Salvo/C Kluttz).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Manny Salvo 7 4 3 0 4 3 0 2.79 28 62 -0.141 1.41 0.0
Al Javery, L (9-10) 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 3.46 6 0 0 -0.255 1.24 -0.6
Team Totals 8 5 4 1 6 3 0 1.12 34 62 0 0 -0.396 1.38 -0.5

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Vander Meer, W (8-11) 9 5 3 3 9 14 0 3.59 40 70 0.104 1.46 0.9
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 9 14 0 3.00 40 70 0.104 1.46 0.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Vander Meer (2; J Burns).
IBB: M Salvo (1; R Mueller).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 20,000.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 76° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         Cincinnati Reds
1 Joe Burns CF 1 Lonny Frey 2B
2 Heinie Heltzel 3B 2 Dain Clay CF
3 Chuck Workman RF 3 Gee Walker RF
4 Chet Ross LF 4 Frank McCormick 1B
5 Clyde Kluttz C 5 Steve Mesner 3B
6 Jim Tobin 1B 6 Eric Tipton LF
7 Whitey Wietelmann SS 7 Eddie Miller SS
8 Eddie Joost 2B 8 Ray Mueller C
9 Manny Salvo 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
b4 0-1 2 123 RRRO CIN L. Frey M. Salvo 33% 77% Triple to RF; Tipton Scores/unER; Mueller Scores/unER; Vander Meer Scores/unER; Frey out at Hm/CF-SS-C
b8 3-3 2 1-- R CIN S. Mesner A. Javery 33% 87% Double to CF; McCormick Scores
t8 1-3 2 123 RR BSN P. Masi J. Vander Meer -33% 50% Single to CF; Tobin Scores; Wietelmann Scores; Joost to 3B
t1 0-0 2 12- R BSN C. Kluttz J. Vander Meer -11% 39% Single to RF; Heltzel Scores; Workman to 3B
b4 0-1 1 123 O CIN J. Vander Meer M. Salvo -10% 45% Groundout: 2B-C/Forceout at Hm; Tipton to 3B; Mueller 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 --- O BSN J. Burns J. Vander Meer 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- BSN H. Heltzel J. Vander Meer -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- BSN C. Workman J. Vander Meer -4% 46% Walk; Heltzel to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O BSN C. Ross J. Vander Meer 4% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 12- R BSN C. Kluttz J. Vander Meer -11% 39% Single to RF; Heltzel Scores; Workman to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 O BSN J. Tobin J. Vander Meer 4% 43% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Manny Salvo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CIN L. Frey M. Salvo 4% 47% Single to LF
b1 0-1 0 1-- O CIN D. Clay M. Salvo -4% 44% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-1 1 1-- CIN G. Walker M. Salvo 5% 48% Clay Steals 2B; Clay to 3B/Adv on E4
b1 0-1 1 --3 O CIN G. Walker M. Salvo -6% 42% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 --3 O CIN F. McCormick M. Salvo -4% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O BSN W. Wietelmann J. Vander Meer 2% 40% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 1 --- BSN E. Joost J. Vander Meer -2% 38% Walk
t2 1-0 1 1-- O BSN M. Salvo J. Vander Meer 1% 40% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Joost to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- BSN J. Burns J. Vander Meer -1% 39% Hit By Pitch
t2 1-0 2 12- BSN H. Heltzel J. Vander Meer -3% 36% Walk; Joost to 3B; Burns to 2B
t2 1-0 2 123 O BSN C. Workman J. Vander Meer 7% 43% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Manny Salvo facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CIN S. Mesner M. Salvo -2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- CIN E. Tipton M. Salvo 3% 43% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- CIN E. Miller M. Salvo 4% 47% Walk; Tipton to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- CIN R. Mueller M. Salvo 7% 55% Walk; Tipton to 3B; Miller to 2B
b2 0-1 1 123 O CIN J. Vander Meer M. Salvo -9% 46% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 123 O CIN L. Frey M. Salvo -8% 37% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 4-5-6
t3 1-0 0 --- BSN C. Ross J. Vander Meer -3% 34% Single to LF
t3 1-0 0 1-- O BSN C. Kluttz J. Vander Meer 3% 37% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 1 1-- OO BSN J. Tobin J. Vander Meer 5% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Manny Salvo facing 2-3-4
b3 0-1 0 --- O CIN D. Clay M. Salvo -3% 39% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 1 --- O CIN G. Walker M. Salvo -2% 37% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 2 --- O CIN F. McCormick M. Salvo -1% 36% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 7-8-9
t4 1-0 0 --- BSN W. Wietelmann J. Vander Meer -4% 33% Walk
t4 1-0 0 1-- O BSN E. Joost J. Vander Meer 6% 38% Wietelmann Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t4 1-0 1 --- O BSN E. Joost J. Vander Meer 1% 40% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 2 --- O BSN M. Salvo J. Vander Meer 1% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Manny Salvo facing 5-6-7
b4 0-1 0 --- CIN S. Mesner M. Salvo 5% 46% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b4 0-1 0 1-- CIN E. Tipton M. Salvo 8% 54% Single to LF; Mesner to 2B
b4 0-1 0 12- O CIN E. Miller M. Salvo -0% 53% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Mesner to 3B; Tipton to 2B
b4 0-1 1 -23 CIN R. Mueller M. Salvo 1% 55% Intentional Walk
b4 0-1 1 123 O CIN J. Vander Meer M. Salvo -10% 45% Groundout: 2B-C/Forceout at Hm; Tipton to 3B; Mueller to 2B
b4 0-1 2 123 RRRO CIN L. Frey M. Salvo 33% 77% Triple to RF; Tipton Scores/unER; Mueller Scores/unER; Vander Meer Scores/unER; Frey out at Hm/CF-SS-C
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 1-2-3
t5 1-3 0 --- O BSN J. Burns J. Vander Meer 3% 80% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- BSN H. Heltzel J. Vander Meer -3% 77% Walk
t5 1-3 1 1-- O BSN C. Workman J. Vander Meer 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Heltzel to 2B
t5 1-3 2 -2- O BSN C. Ross J. Vander Meer 4% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Manny Salvo facing 2-3-4
b5 3-1 0 --- CIN D. Clay M. Salvo 2% 85% Single to SS
b5 3-1 0 1-- OO CIN G. Walker M. Salvo -4% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b5 3-1 2 --- O CIN F. McCormick M. Salvo -1% 80% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 5-6-7
t6 1-3 0 --- BSN C. Kluttz J. Vander Meer -5% 75% Walk
t6 1-3 0 1-- O BSN J. Tobin J. Vander Meer 5% 80% Strikeout
t6 1-3 1 1-- O BSN W. Wietelmann J. Vander Meer 4% 83% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-3 2 1-- O BSN E. Joost J. Vander Meer 3% 86% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Manny Salvo facing 5-6-7
b6 3-1 0 --- O CIN S. Mesner M. Salvo -1% 85% Flyball: 3B
b6 3-1 1 --- O CIN E. Tipton M. Salvo -1% 84% Flyball: SS
b6 3-1 2 --- O CIN E. Miller M. Salvo -1% 84% Groundout: SS-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 9-1-2
t7 1-3 0 --- O BSN M. Salvo J. Vander Meer 3% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-3 1 --- BSN J. Burns J. Vander Meer -4% 83% Walk
t7 1-3 1 1-- O BSN H. Heltzel J. Vander Meer 4% 87% Strikeout
t7 1-3 2 1-- O BSN C. Workman J. Vander Meer 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Manny Salvo facing 8-9-1
b7 3-1 0 --- O CIN R. Mueller M. Salvo -1% 89% Strikeout
b7 3-1 1 --- O CIN J. Vander Meer M. Salvo -1% 89% Groundout: P-1B
b7 3-1 2 --- O CIN L. Frey M. Salvo -0% 88% Flyball: 2B
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 4-5-6
t8 1-3 0 --- O BSN C. Ross J. Vander Meer 3% 92% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-3 1 --- O BSN C. Kluttz J. Vander Meer 2% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-3 2 --- BSN J. Tobin J. Vander Meer -2% 92% Single to CF
t8 1-3 2 1-- BSN W. Wietelmann J. Vander Meer -3% 88% Single to LF; Tobin to 2B
t8 1-3 2 12- BSN E. Joost J. Vander Meer -6% 82% Walk; Tobin to 3B; Wietelmann to 2B
Phil Masi pinch hits for Manny Salvo (P) batting 9th
t8 1-3 2 123 RR BSN P. Masi J. Vander Meer -33% 50% Single to CF; Tobin Scores; Wietelmann Scores; Joost to 3B
t8 3-3 2 1-3 O BSN J. Burns J. Vander Meer 10% 60% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Tied 3-3, Braves' Al Javery facing 2-3-4
Al Javery replaces Phil Masi (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-3 0 --- O CIN D. Clay A. Javery -4% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-3 1 --- O CIN G. Walker A. Javery -3% 52% Lineout: RF
b8 3-3 2 --- CIN F. McCormick A. Javery 2% 55% Walk
b8 3-3 2 1-- R CIN S. Mesner A. Javery 33% 87% Double to CF; McCormick Scores
b8 4-3 2 -2- CIN E. Tipton A. Javery 0% 88% Walk
b8 4-3 2 12- O CIN E. Miller A. Javery -2% 85% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Reds 4.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 3-4, Reds' Johnny Vander Meer facing 2-3-4
t9 3-4 0 --- O BSN H. Heltzel J. Vander Meer 7% 92% Strikeout (C-1B)
t9 3-4 1 --- O BSN C. Workman J. Vander Meer 5% 97% Strikeout
t9 3-4 2 --- O BSN C. Ross J. Vander Meer 3% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Reds 4.

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