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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
13
9
BOS
@CLE
5
1
PHA
@SLB
6
4
CIN
@BSN
2
4
CHC
@NYG
4
5
BRO
@PHI
8
3
BRO
@PHI
1
5
STL
@PIT
4
2
Saturday, May 9, 1931,
, League Park II
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:33
Red Sox
5
8-11
 Won 2 
7th, 3½ GB
at Indians
1
12-9
 Lost 3 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Milt Gaston (2-1)
L: Willis Hudlin (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  1  0   0  0  2   0  1  1    5 11  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hal Rhyne SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .261 .329 .406 .735 -0.084 0.63 0.000 -0.084 -1.3 2 5
Jack Rothrock 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .226 .268 .377 .645 -0.051 0.57 0.005 -0.056 -0.5 3 5
Bill Sweeney 1B 4 1 3 0 0 1 4 .315 .339 .389 .728 0.014 0.52 0.050 -0.036 0.3 15 1 2B,CS
Earl Webb RF 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .288 .352 .500 .852 0.187 0.99 0.238 -0.050 2.2 0 0 HR
Tom Oliver CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .309 .325 .457 .782 0.003 0.51 0.040 -0.037 -0.5 1 0 2B
Al Van Camp LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .389 .421 .500 .921 0.059 0.55 0.085 -0.025 1.1 3 0 2B
Urbane Pickering 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .303 .343 .455 .797 0.042 0.54 0.081 -0.038 0.5 2 4 2B,CS
Charlie Berry C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .364 .440 .614 1.054 -0.019 0.58 0.009 -0.028 -0.4 1 0 IW
Milt Gaston P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .300 .300 .600 -0.157 0.75 0.001 -0.158 -1.9 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 35 5 11 5 2 3 37 .314 .351 .514 .866 -0.006 0.62 0.509 -0.512 -0.4 27 16
2B: T Oliver (10, off W Hudlin); U Pickering (4, off W Hudlin); B Sweeney (4, off W Hudlin); A Van Camp (6, off W Hudlin).
HR: E Webb (3, off W Hudlin, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
IBB: C Berry (2, by W Hudlin).
TB: E Webb 5; B Sweeney 4; U Pickering 3; A Van Camp 3; T Oliver 2; M Gaston.
GIDP: M Gaston ().
RBI: E Webb 3 (17); A Van Camp (7); U Pickering (11).
2-out RBI: E Webb 3.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. U Pickering-B Sweeney; B Sweeney-H Rhyne-B Sweeney.
Baserunning
CS: B Sweeney (2, 2nd base by W Hudlin/M Berg); U Pickering (1, 2nd base by P Appleton/M Berg).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Porter RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.110 1.02 0.000 -0.110 -1.2 3 0
Lew Fonseca 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .425 .474 .586 1.060 -0.035 0.83 0.033 -0.068 -0.5 12 0
Earl Averill CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .355 .375 .548 .923 -0.111 0.76 0.000 -0.111 -1.2 2 0 GDP
Johnny Hodapp 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .317 .371 .366 .737 -0.075 0.92 0.000 -0.075 -0.7 4 3
Ed Morgan 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .250 .417 -0.066 0.82 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 1 4
Joe Vosmik LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .325 .341 .542 .883 -0.042 0.52 0.000 -0.042 -0.5 1 0
Moe Berg C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.066 0.81 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 3 4
Jonah Goldman SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.008 0.80 0.030 -0.021 0.1 1 4
   Bibb Falk PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .329 .373 .457 .830 0.015 0.39 0.015 0.000 0.9 2B
Willis Hudlin P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .214 .214 .214 .429 -0.049 0.93 0.016 -0.064 -0.5 0 0
   Pete Appleton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Burnett PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .295 .345 .372 .717 0.025 0.55 0.025 0.000 0.5
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 0 1 30 .167 .167 .200 .367 -0.506 0.79 0.119 -0.623 -4.4 27 15
2B: B Falk (6, off M Gaston).
TB: B Falk 2; L Fonseca; J Burnett; W Hudlin; J Goldman.
GIDP: E Averill ().
RBI: J Burnett (8).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Goldman-J Hodapp-L Fonseca.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Gaston, W (2-1) 9 5 1 1 0 1 0 5.09 30 74 0.506 0.79 4.5
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 0 1 0 1.00 30 74 0.506 0.79 4.5

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Willis Hudlin, L (2-3) 8 10 5 5 2 2 1 4.20 34 42 0.002 0.69 -0.6
Pete Appleton 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 13.50 3 1 0 0.004 0.04 1.0
Team Totals 9 11 5 5 2 3 1 5.00 37 42 1 0 0.006 0.62 0.4
W Hudlin faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: W Hudlin (2; C Berry).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bick Campbell, 1B - Bill Dinneen, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Guthrie.
Time of Game: 1:33.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Hal Rhyne SS 1 Dick Porter RF
2 Jack Rothrock 2B 2 Lew Fonseca 1B
3 Bill Sweeney 1B 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Earl Webb RF 4 Johnny Hodapp 2B
5 Tom Oliver CF 5 Ed Morgan 3B
6 Al Van Camp LF 6 Joe Vosmik LF
7 Urbane Pickering 3B 7 Moe Berg C
8 Charlie Berry C 8 Jonah Goldman SS
9 Milt Gaston P 9 Willis Hudlin P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-0 2 -2- RR BOS E. Webb W. Hudlin 20% 82% Home Run (Deep RF); Sweeney Scores
t2 1-0 1 123 OO BOS M. Gaston W. Hudlin -13% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 -2- R BOS A. Van Camp W. Hudlin 8% 59% Single to RF; Oliver Scores
t2 1-0 1 1-- BOS U. Pickering W. Hudlin 7% 67% Double to RF; Van Camp to 3B
b4 0-1 1 1-- OO CLE E. Averill M. Gaston 7% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne W. Hudlin -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Rothrock W. Hudlin -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS B. Sweeney W. Hudlin -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE D. Porter M. Gaston 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE L. Fonseca M. Gaston 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE E. Averill M. Gaston 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS E. Webb W. Hudlin -2% 48% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- BOS T. Oliver W. Hudlin 4% 52% Double to RF (RF Line)
t2 0-0 1 -2- R BOS A. Van Camp W. Hudlin 8% 59% Single to RF; Oliver Scores
t2 1-0 1 1-- BOS U. Pickering W. Hudlin 7% 67% Double to RF; Van Camp to 3B
t2 1-0 1 -23 BOS C. Berry W. Hudlin 1% 68% Intentional Walk
t2 1-0 1 123 OO BOS M. Gaston W. Hudlin -13% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Hodapp M. Gaston 3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CLE E. Morgan M. Gaston 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O CLE J. Vosmik M. Gaston 1% 60% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne W. Hudlin -2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O BOS J. Rothrock W. Hudlin -2% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- BOS B. Sweeney W. Hudlin 1% 57% Single (Pop Fly)
t3 1-0 2 1-- O BOS E. Webb W. Hudlin -2% 55% Sweeney Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE M. Berg M. Gaston 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- CLE J. Goldman M. Gaston -3% 55% Single
b3 0-1 1 1-- OO CLE W. Hudlin M. Gaston 6% 61% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O BOS E. Webb W. Hudlin -3% 59% Flyball: LF
t4 1-0 1 --- O BOS T. Oliver W. Hudlin -2% 57% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 2 --- O BOS A. Van Camp W. Hudlin -1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- O CLE D. Porter M. Gaston 3% 59% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- CLE L. Fonseca M. Gaston -3% 55% Single (Line Drive)
b4 0-1 1 1-- OO CLE E. Averill M. Gaston 7% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- O BOS U. Pickering W. Hudlin -3% 60% Flyball: 2B
t5 1-0 1 --- O BOS C. Berry W. Hudlin -2% 58% Bunt Groundout: C-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O BOS M. Gaston W. Hudlin -1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 4-5-6
b5 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Hodapp M. Gaston 4% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O CLE E. Morgan M. Gaston 3% 62% Flyball: 2B
b5 0-1 2 --- O CLE J. Vosmik M. Gaston 2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O BOS H. Rhyne W. Hudlin -3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-0 1 --- O BOS J. Rothrock W. Hudlin -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- BOS B. Sweeney W. Hudlin 3% 62% Double (CF-RF)
t6 1-0 2 -2- RR BOS E. Webb W. Hudlin 20% 82% Home Run (Deep RF); Sweeney Scores
t6 3-0 2 --- O BOS T. Oliver W. Hudlin -1% 81% Foul Flyball: C
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 7-8-9
b6 0-3 0 --- O CLE M. Berg M. Gaston 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-3 1 --- O CLE J. Goldman M. Gaston 2% 86% Flyball: LF
b6 0-3 2 --- CLE W. Hudlin M. Gaston -2% 85% Single to LF
b6 0-3 2 1-- O CLE D. Porter M. Gaston 3% 87% Flyball: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 6-7-8
t7 3-0 0 --- O BOS A. Van Camp W. Hudlin -1% 86% Flyball: RF
t7 3-0 1 --- O BOS U. Pickering W. Hudlin -1% 85% Flyball: RF
t7 3-0 2 --- O BOS C. Berry W. Hudlin -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 2-3-4
b7 0-3 0 --- O CLE L. Fonseca M. Gaston 3% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-3 1 --- O CLE E. Averill M. Gaston 2% 90% Lineout: CF
b7 0-3 2 --- O CLE J. Hodapp M. Gaston 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 9-1-2
t8 3-0 0 --- O BOS M. Gaston W. Hudlin -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 3-0 1 --- O BOS H. Rhyne W. Hudlin -1% 90% Flyball: RF
t8 3-0 2 --- BOS J. Rothrock W. Hudlin 0% 90% Walk
t8 3-0 2 1-- BOS B. Sweeney W. Hudlin 1% 91% Single to RF; Rothrock to 3B
t8 3-0 2 1-3 R BOS E. Webb W. Hudlin 4% 95% Single to CF; Rothrock Scores; Sweeney to 3B
t8 4-0 2 1-3 O BOS T. Oliver W. Hudlin -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 5-6-7
b8 0-4 0 --- O CLE E. Morgan M. Gaston 2% 96% Flyball: 2B
b8 0-4 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik M. Gaston 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-4 2 --- O CLE M. Berg M. Gaston 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 6-7-8
t9 4-0 0 --- BOS A. Van Camp W. Hudlin 1% 99% Double to LF (LF Line)
t9 4-0 0 -2- R BOS U. Pickering W. Hudlin 1% 99% Single (Pop Fly); Van Camp Scores
Pete Appleton replaces Willis Hudlin pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-0 0 1-- O BOS C. Berry P. Appleton -0% 99% Pickering Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t9 5-0 1 --- O BOS C. Berry P. Appleton -0% 99% Strikeout (C-1B)
t9 5-0 2 --- BOS M. Gaston P. Appleton 0% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t9 5-0 2 1-- O BOS H. Rhyne P. Appleton -0% 99% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Red Sox' Milt Gaston facing 8-9-1
Bibb Falk pinch hits for Jonah Goldman (SS) batting 8th
b9 0-5 0 --- CLE B. Falk M. Gaston -1% 98% Double (Pop Fly to LF Line)
Johnny Burnett pinch hits for Pete Appleton (P) batting 9th
b9 0-5 0 -2- CLE J. Burnett M. Gaston -0% 97% Defensive Indifference; Falk to 3B
b9 0-5 0 --3 R CLE J. Burnett M. Gaston -3% 95% Single to 2B; Falk Scores
b9 1-5 0 1-- O CLE D. Porter M. Gaston 3% 98% Flyball: 3B
b9 1-5 1 1-- O CLE L. Fonseca M. Gaston 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b9 1-5 2 1-- O CLE E. Averill M. Gaston 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 5, Indians 1.

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