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Scores
Standings
DET
@CHW
6
9
BOS
@NYY
7
4
WSH
@PHA
0
5
PHI
@BRO
6
5
NYG
@BSN
2
1
CHC
@CIN
1
10
CHC
@CIN
0
9
STL
@PIT
6
4
Tuesday, August 8, 1950,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:04
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
1
43-56
 Lost 1 
6th, 18 GB
at Reds
10
42-58
 Won 3 
7th, 18½ GB
L: Bob Rush (9-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1 10  2
Reds            4  0  0   3  0  3   0  0  X   10 11  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .230 .656 -0.057 0.68 0.035 -0.092 -1.4 4 2
Bill Serena 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .249 .784 0.003 0.36 0.024 -0.021 -0.5 1 0
Bob Borkowski LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 .291 .760 0.042 0.43 0.070 -0.028 1.4 3 0 HR
Hank Sauer 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .271 .846 0.001 0.42 0.019 -0.019 -0.4 5 4
Andy Pafko CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .326 1.053 -0.014 0.95 0.038 -0.051 -0.4 2 0
   Carmen Mauro CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .734 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Roy Smalley SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .245 .761 -0.060 0.61 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 0 2
Hal Jeffcoat RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .544 -0.062 0.41 0.000 -0.062 -1.3 1 0 GDP
Mickey Owen C 3 0 2 0 1 0 .217 .527 0.030 0.15 0.030 0.000 0.9 3 0 2·2B
Bob Rush P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .180 .390 -0.016 0.56 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 3 1
   Dutch Leonard P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .200 -0.012 0.28 0.000 -0.012 -0.6 2 2
   Emil Verban PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .314 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2
Team Totals 35 1 10 1 1 0 .286 .734 -0.145 0.46 0.216 -0.361 -3.7 24 11
2B: M Owen 2 (8, 2 off K Raffensberger).
HR: B Borkowski (4, off K Raffensberger; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: B Borkowski 6; M Owen 4; H Sauer; W Terwilliger; A Pafko; R Smalley; B Serena.
GIDP: H Jeffcoat (8).
RBI: B Borkowski (20).
2-out RBI: B Borkowski.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
E: W Terwilliger (14); R Smalley (36).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Merriman CF 4 3 2 1 1 0 .246 .669 0.104 0.40 0.110 -0.006 1.4 0 0 2B
Grady Hatton 3B 4 3 2 3 1 0 .265 .773 0.071 0.41 0.083 -0.012 2.3 1 4 2B
Johnny Wyrostek RF 4 0 2 3 0 0 .317 .865 0.029 0.58 0.059 -0.030 2.3 2 0 2·2B
   Bob Usher RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .705 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 3 0
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .895 -0.042 0.42 0.000 -0.042 -1.2 12 0
Connie Ryan 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .266 .766 -0.001 0.44 0.023 -0.023 -0.6 3 3
   Bobby Adams 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .688 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Joe Adcock LF 4 1 1 2 0 0 .259 .662 0.142 0.45 0.150 -0.008 1.3 4 0 2B
Sammy Meeks SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 .286 .738 0.083 0.36 0.084 -0.001 1.3 1 1 SB
Hobie Landrith C 4 1 1 0 0 1 .214 .527 -0.028 0.23 0.002 -0.030 -0.4 0 1
Ken Raffensberger P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .145 .385 -0.004 0.24 0.013 -0.017 -0.4 1 1 SH
Team Totals 34 10 11 10 3 3 .324 .849 0.354 0.41 0.524 -0.169 5.8 27 10
2B: G Hatton (11, off D Leonard); L Merriman (10, off B Rush); J Adcock (8, off B Rush); J Wyrostek 2 (24, 1 off B Rush, 1 off D Leonard).
SH: K Raffensberger (3, off D Leonard).
TB: J Wyrostek 4; L Merriman 3; G Hatton 3; J Adcock 2; S Meeks 2; H Landrith; C Ryan.
RBI: J Wyrostek 3 (44); G Hatton 3 (40); J Adcock 2 (29); S Meeks (3); L Merriman (19).
2-out RBI: J Adcock 2; J Wyrostek 2; L Merriman; S Meeks.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 7 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Hatton-C Ryan-T Kluszewski.
Baserunning
SB: S Meeks (1, 2nd base off B Rush/M Owen).
Pickoffs: C Ryan (1st base by B Rush).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Rush, L (9-14) 3.2 8 7 7 2 2 0 4.22 21 17 -0.352 0.67 -5.2
Dutch Leonard 4.1 3 3 3 1 1 0 4.94 17 1 0 -0.002 0.04 -0.6
Team Totals 8 11 10 10 3 3 0 11.25 38 17 1 0 -0.354 0.41 -5.8

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Raffensberger, W (10-13) 9 10 1 1 1 0 1 4.15 36 62 0.145 0.46 3.7
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 36 62 0.145 0.46 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: B Rush (1; C Ryan, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Dusty Boggess, 2B - (none), 3B - Scotty Robb.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Cincinnati Reds
1 Wayne Terwilliger 2B 1 Lloyd Merriman CF
2 Bill Serena 3B 2 Grady Hatton 3B
3 Bob Borkowski LF 3 Johnny Wyrostek RF
4 Hank Sauer 1B 4 Ted Kluszewski 1B
5 Andy Pafko CF 5 Connie Ryan 2B
6 Roy Smalley SS 6 Joe Adcock LF
7 Hal Jeffcoat RF 7 Sammy Meeks SS
8 Mickey Owen C 8 Hobie Landrith C
9 Bob Rush P 9 Ken Raffensberger P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 2 1-3 RR CIN J. Adcock B. Rush 15% 79% Double; Hatton Scores; Ryan Scores
b1 0-0 0 -2- R CIN G. Hatton B. Rush 7% 68% Single; Merriman Scores
b1 0-0 0 --- CIN L. Merriman B. Rush 6% 61% Double
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Serena K. Raffensberger 6% 52% Baserunner Out Advancing; Terwilliger out at 2B/C-SS
b4 5-1 2 12- RR CIN J. Wyrostek B. Rush 6% 97% Double; Merriman Scores; Hatton Scores

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' Ken Raffensberger facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC W. Terwilliger K. Raffensberger -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Serena K. Raffensberger 6% 52% Baserunner Out Advancing; Terwilliger out at 2B/C-SS
t1 0-0 1 --- CHC B. Serena K. Raffensberger -2% 50% Single
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Borkowski K. Raffensberger 3% 53% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- CHC H. Sauer K. Raffensberger -2% 51% Single; Serena to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O CHC A. Pafko K. Raffensberger 4% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CIN L. Merriman B. Rush 0% 55% E4 on Foul Ball
b1 0-0 0 --- CIN L. Merriman B. Rush 6% 61% Double
b1 0-0 0 -2- R CIN G. Hatton B. Rush 7% 68% Single; Merriman Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- O CIN J. Wyrostek B. Rush -1% 66% Groundout: 1B-P; Hatton to 2B
b1 1-0 1 -2- O CIN T. Kluszewski B. Rush -3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hatton to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 CIN C. Ryan B. Rush 1% 64% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-3 RR CIN J. Adcock B. Rush 15% 79% Double; Hatton Scores; Ryan Scores
b1 3-0 2 -2- R CIN S. Meeks B. Rush 6% 85% Single; Adcock Scores
b1 4-0 2 1-- O CIN H. Landrith B. Rush -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 4.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 6-7-8
t2 0-4 0 --- O CHC R. Smalley K. Raffensberger 2% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-4 1 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat K. Raffensberger 1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-4 2 --- CHC M. Owen K. Raffensberger -1% 86% Walk
t2 0-4 2 1-- O CHC B. Rush K. Raffensberger 2% 88% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 9-1-2
b2 4-0 0 --- CIN K. Raffensberger B. Rush 1% 89% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b2 4-0 0 1-- O CIN L. Merriman B. Rush -1% 88% Groundout: 1B-P; Raffensberger to 2B
b2 4-0 1 -2- O CIN G. Hatton B. Rush -1% 87% Groundout: P unassisted; Raffensberger to 3B
b2 4-0 2 --3 O CIN J. Wyrostek B. Rush -2% 86% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 4.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 1-2-3
t3 0-4 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger K. Raffensberger 2% 87% Flyball: RF
t3 0-4 1 --- O CHC B. Serena K. Raffensberger 1% 89% Flyball: 1B
t3 0-4 2 --- R CHC B. Borkowski K. Raffensberger -6% 83% Home Run
t3 1-4 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer K. Raffensberger 1% 84% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 4-5-6
b3 4-1 0 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski B. Rush -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b3 4-1 1 --- CIN C. Ryan B. Rush 1% 84% Single
b3 4-1 1 1-- O CIN J. Adcock B. Rush -2% 82% Ryan Picked off 1B (P-2B)
b3 4-1 2 --- O CIN J. Adcock B. Rush -1% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 4.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 5-6-7
t4 1-4 0 --- CHC A. Pafko K. Raffensberger -4% 77% Single
t4 1-4 0 1-- O CHC R. Smalley K. Raffensberger 4% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 1-4 1 1-- OO CHC H. Jeffcoat K. Raffensberger 5% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 7-8-9
b4 4-1 0 --- CIN S. Meeks B. Rush 2% 88% Single
b4 4-1 0 1-- CIN H. Landrith B. Rush 1% 89% Meeks Steals 2B
b4 4-1 0 -2- O CIN H. Landrith B. Rush -2% 87% Strikeout
b4 4-1 1 -2- O CIN K. Raffensberger B. Rush -2% 85% Strikeout
b4 4-1 2 -2- R CIN L. Merriman B. Rush 5% 90% Single; Meeks Scores
b4 5-1 2 1-- CIN G. Hatton B. Rush 1% 91% Walk; Merriman to 2B
b4 5-1 2 12- RR CIN J. Wyrostek B. Rush 6% 97% Double; Merriman Scores; Hatton Scores
Dutch Leonard replaces Bob Rush pitching and batting 9th
b4 7-1 2 -2- O CIN T. Kluszewski D. Leonard -0% 96% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 7.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-7, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 8-9-1
t5 1-7 0 --- CHC M. Owen K. Raffensberger -2% 94% Double
t5 1-7 0 -2- O CHC D. Leonard K. Raffensberger 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Owen to 3B
t5 1-7 1 --3 O CHC W. Terwilliger K. Raffensberger 2% 97% Popfly: P
t5 1-7 2 --3 O CHC B. Serena K. Raffensberger 1% 98% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-1, Cubs' Dutch Leonard facing 5-6-7
b5 7-1 0 --- O CIN C. Ryan D. Leonard -0% 98% Flyball: 2B
b5 7-1 1 --- O CIN J. Adcock D. Leonard -0% 97% Flyball: 3B
b5 7-1 2 --- O CIN S. Meeks D. Leonard -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 7.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-7, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 3-4-5
t6 1-7 0 --- CHC B. Borkowski K. Raffensberger -1% 96% Single
t6 1-7 0 1-- O CHC H. Sauer K. Raffensberger 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B; Borkowski to 2B
t6 1-7 1 -2- O CHC A. Pafko K. Raffensberger 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B; Borkowski to 3B
t6 1-7 2 --3 O CHC R. Smalley K. Raffensberger 1% 99% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-1, Cubs' Dutch Leonard facing 8-9-1
b6 7-1 0 --- CIN H. Landrith D. Leonard 0% 99% Single
b6 7-1 0 1-- O CIN K. Raffensberger D. Leonard -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Landrith to 2B
b6 7-1 1 -2- CIN L. Merriman D. Leonard 0% 99% Walk
b6 7-1 1 12- RR CIN G. Hatton D. Leonard 1% 100% Double; Landrith Scores; Merriman Scores
b6 9-1 1 -2- R CIN J. Wyrostek D. Leonard 0% 100% Double; Hatton Scores
b6 10-1 1 -2- O CIN T. Kluszewski D. Leonard -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Wyrostek to 3B
b6 10-1 2 --3 O CIN C. Ryan D. Leonard -0% 100% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 10.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-10, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 7-8-9
t7 1-10 0 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t7 1-10 1 --- CHC M. Owen K. Raffensberger -0% 100% Double
t7 1-10 1 -2- O CHC D. Leonard K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t7 1-10 2 -2- O CHC W. Terwilliger K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 10.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 10-1, Cubs' Dutch Leonard facing 6-7-8
Carmen Mauro replaces Andy Pafko playing CF batting 5th
b7 10-1 0 --- O CIN J. Adcock D. Leonard -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b7 10-1 1 --- O CIN S. Meeks D. Leonard 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b7 10-1 2 --- O CIN H. Landrith D. Leonard -0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 10.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-10, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 2-3-4
Bobby Adams replaces Connie Ryan playing 2B batting 5th
Bob Usher replaces Johnny Wyrostek playing RF batting 3rd
t8 1-10 0 --- O CHC B. Serena K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 1-10 1 --- CHC B. Borkowski K. Raffensberger -0% 100% Single
t8 1-10 1 1-- O CHC H. Sauer K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 1-10 2 1-- O CHC C. Mauro K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 10-1, Cubs' Dutch Leonard facing 9-1-2
b8 10-1 0 --- O CIN K. Raffensberger D. Leonard -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 10-1 1 --- O CIN L. Merriman D. Leonard 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
b8 10-1 2 --- O CIN G. Hatton D. Leonard 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 10.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-10, Reds' Ken Raffensberger facing 6-7-8
t9 1-10 0 --- CHC R. Smalley K. Raffensberger -0% 100% Single
t9 1-10 0 1-- O CHC H. Jeffcoat K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 1-10 1 1-- O CHC M. Owen K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: RF
Emil Verban pinch hits for Dutch Leonard (P) batting 9th
t9 1-10 2 1-- O CHC E. Verban K. Raffensberger 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 10.

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