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PHA
@CHW
5
2
WSH
@CLE
5
4
BOS
@DET
4
3
NYY
@SLB
14
2
Thursday, May 14, 1931,
, League Park II
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:50
Senators
5
14-11
 Won 4 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Indians
4
12-12
 Lost 6 
5th, 3 GB
W: Sad Sam Jones (3-0)
L: Jake Miller (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  3  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    5  9  0
Indians         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  1  1    4  8  1

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jackie Hayes 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .200 .250 .200 .450 -0.060 0.69 0.019 -0.080 -0.8 7 5
Sam Rice RF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .300 .337 .389 .726 -0.076 0.81 0.000 -0.076 -0.9 0 0
Heinie Manush LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .280 .330 .383 .714 0.005 0.65 0.031 -0.025 0.2 0 0
Joe Cronin SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .360 .421 .588 1.008 0.109 1.11 0.164 -0.055 0.8 2 7 3B,2B
Sam West CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .381 .409 .571 .981 -0.012 0.70 0.041 -0.052 -0.3 2 0
Joe Kuhel 1B 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .354 .404 .438 .841 -0.017 0.84 0.022 -0.039 -0.3 8 0 2B,SH
   Buck Jordan 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.007 0.27 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 2 0
Ossie Bluege 3B 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .307 .408 .580 .987 0.121 0.77 0.126 -0.005 1.3 2 3
Roy Spencer C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .337 .396 .422 .817 -0.092 0.97 0.025 -0.117 -1.3 4 1
Sad Sam Jones P 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .154 .267 .231 .497 0.100 0.88 0.153 -0.054 1.1 0 0 2B
Team Totals 33 5 9 5 3 1 37 .273 .333 .424 .758 0.071 0.81 0.581 -0.510 -0.4 27 16
2B: J Kuhel (4, off J Miller); S Jones (1, off J Miller); J Cronin (6, off J Miller).
3B: J Cronin (4, off J Miller).
SH: J Kuhel (1, off J Miller).
TB: J Cronin 5; J Kuhel 2; S Jones 2; R Spencer; S West; O Bluege; H Manush; J Hayes.
RBI: S Jones 2 (2); J Cronin (28); O Bluege (21); S West (4).
2-out RBI: S Jones 2; O Bluege; J Cronin.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Cronin-J Hayes-J Kuhel; O Bluege-J Hayes-J Kuhel.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Charlie Jamieson LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .375 .444 .375 .819 0.023 0.84 0.069 -0.046 0.3 3 0
Lew Fonseca 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .380 .426 .520 .946 -0.169 1.28 0.000 -0.169 -1.6 8 2 GDP
Earl Averill CF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .362 .385 .562 .947 0.080 0.79 0.120 -0.040 0.9 4 0 CS
Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .326 .373 .368 .741 -0.191 1.40 0.000 -0.191 -1.4 4 5 GDP
Dick Porter RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .235 .278 .353 .631 -0.020 1.21 0.071 -0.090 0.2 2 0 2B
Johnny Burnett 3B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .293 .341 .402 .743 0.039 1.24 0.138 -0.099 0.8 0 2 HR
Luke Sewell C 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .321 .404 .462 .866 0.060 0.74 0.092 -0.032 0.5 3 0 3B,2B
Jonah Goldman SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .083 .083 .083 .167 -0.108 1.32 0.000 -0.108 -1.0 2 1
   Glenn Myatt PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.057 1.87 0.057 0.000 0.9
Jake Miller P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.053 0.94 0.000 -0.053 -0.5 1 1
   Bibb Falk PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .319 .364 .444 .808 -0.033 1.23 0.000 -0.033 -0.3
   Fay Thomas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Vosmik PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .304 .319 .500 .819 -0.114 3.80 0.000 -0.114 -0.3
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 4 1 36 .250 .333 .469 .802 -0.429 1.18 0.547 -0.975 -1.5 27 11
2B: D Porter (2, off S Jones); L Sewell (9, off S Jones).
3B: L Sewell (1, off S Jones).
HR: J Burnett (1, off S Jones, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: L Sewell 5; J Burnett 4; E Averill 2; D Porter 2; C Jamieson; G Myatt.
GIDP: J Hodapp (); L Fonseca ().
RBI: J Burnett 2 (10); E Averill (24); G Myatt (2).
2-out RBI: G Myatt; E Averill.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Hodapp-L Fonseca.
E: J Goldman (1).
Baserunning
CS: E Averill (2, 2nd base by S Jones/R Spencer).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sad Sam Jones, W (3-0) 9 8 4 4 4 1 1 3.24 36 52 0.430 1.18 1.4
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 4 1 1 4.00 36 52 0.430 1.18 1.4

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jake Miller, L (1-1) 8 9 5 5 3 1 0 4.50 34 42 -0.095 0.85 -0.2
Fay Thomas 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.00 3 0 0 0.025 0.31 0.6
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 3 1 0 5.00 37 42 0 0 -0.070 0.81 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bick Campbell, 1B - Bill Dinneen, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Guthrie.
Time of Game: 1:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Cleveland Indians
1 Jackie Hayes 2B 1 Charlie Jamieson LF
2 Sam Rice RF 2 Lew Fonseca 1B
3 Heinie Manush LF 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Joe Cronin SS 4 Johnny Hodapp 2B
5 Sam West CF 5 Dick Porter RF
6 Joe Kuhel 1B 6 Johnny Burnett 3B
7 Ossie Bluege 3B 7 Luke Sewell C
8 Roy Spencer C 8 Jonah Goldman SS
9 Sad Sam Jones P 9 Jake Miller P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 2 1-3 RR WSH S. Jones J. Miller 15% 74% Double (CF-RF); Bluege Scores; Spencer Scores
b2 0-3 1 -2- RR CLE J. Burnett S. Jones -14% 57% Home Run (Deep RF); Porter Scores
b9 4-5 2 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik S. Jones 11% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 3-2 0 --- WSH J. Cronin J. Miller 10% 74% Triple to CF
t2 0-0 2 -2- R WSH O. Bluege J. Miller 9% 57% Single (Short RF); Kuhel Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jake Miller facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O WSH J. Hayes J. Miller -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O WSH S. Rice J. Miller -2% 46% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O WSH H. Manush J. Miller -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE C. Jamieson S. Jones -3% 41% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO CLE L. Fonseca S. Jones 7% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE E. Averill S. Jones 1% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jake Miller facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSH J. Cronin J. Miller -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O WSH S. West J. Miller -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- WSH J. Kuhel J. Miller 2% 48% Double to RF (Deep RF)
t2 0-0 2 -2- R WSH O. Bluege J. Miller 9% 57% Single (Short RF); Kuhel Scores
t2 1-0 2 1-- WSH R. Spencer J. Miller 2% 59% Single to RF; Bluege to 3B
t2 1-0 2 1-3 RR WSH S. Jones J. Miller 15% 74% Double (CF-RF); Bluege Scores; Spencer Scores
t2 3-0 2 -2- O WSH J. Hayes J. Miller -2% 72% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O CLE J. Hodapp S. Jones 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-3 1 --- CLE D. Porter S. Jones -4% 71% Double to LF (LF Line)
b2 0-3 1 -2- RR CLE J. Burnett S. Jones -14% 57% Home Run (Deep RF); Porter Scores
b2 2-3 1 --- CLE L. Sewell S. Jones -3% 54% Walk
b2 2-3 1 1-- O CLE J. Goldman S. Jones 3% 57% Strikeout
b2 2-3 2 1-- O CLE J. Miller S. Jones 3% 60% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Jake Miller facing 2-3-4
t3 3-2 0 --- O WSH S. Rice J. Miller -2% 58% Flyball: CF
t3 3-2 1 --- WSH H. Manush J. Miller 2% 60% Single/Bunt
t3 3-2 1 1-- O WSH J. Cronin J. Miller -3% 57% Flyball: LF
t3 3-2 2 1-- O WSH S. West J. Miller -2% 55% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 1-2-3
b3 2-3 0 --- O CLE C. Jamieson S. Jones 3% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-3 1 --- O CLE L. Fonseca S. Jones 2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-3 2 --- CLE E. Averill S. Jones -2% 58% Single to LF
b3 2-3 2 1-- O CLE J. Hodapp S. Jones 3% 61% Averill Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Jake Miller facing 6-7-8
t4 3-2 0 --- O WSH J. Kuhel J. Miller -3% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 3-2 1 --- WSH O. Bluege J. Miller 3% 61% Walk
t4 3-2 1 1-- O WSH R. Spencer J. Miller -3% 58% Flyball: CF
t4 3-2 2 1-- O WSH S. Jones J. Miller -3% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 4-5-6
b4 2-3 0 --- O CLE J. Hodapp S. Jones 3% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 2-3 1 --- CLE D. Porter S. Jones -3% 55% Walk
b4 2-3 1 1-- O CLE J. Burnett S. Jones 4% 59% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 2-3 2 1-- O CLE L. Sewell S. Jones 3% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Jake Miller facing 1-2-3
t5 3-2 0 --- O WSH J. Hayes J. Miller -3% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- O WSH S. Rice J. Miller -2% 58% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 3-2 2 --- O WSH H. Manush J. Miller -1% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 8-9-1
b5 2-3 0 --- O CLE J. Goldman S. Jones 4% 60% Flyball: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
b5 2-3 1 --- O CLE J. Miller S. Jones 3% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-3 2 --- O CLE C. Jamieson S. Jones 2% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Jake Miller facing 4-5-6
t6 3-2 0 --- WSH J. Cronin J. Miller 10% 74% Triple to CF
t6 3-2 0 --3 R WSH S. West J. Miller 4% 78% Single (Short RF); Cronin Scores
t6 4-2 0 1-- O WSH J. Kuhel J. Miller -1% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; West to 2B
t6 4-2 1 -2- WSH O. Bluege J. Miller 1% 78% Walk
t6 4-2 1 12- OO WSH R. Spencer J. Miller -7% 71% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 2-3-4
b6 2-4 0 --- O CLE L. Fonseca S. Jones 4% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-4 1 --- CLE E. Averill S. Jones -4% 71% Walk
b6 2-4 1 1-- OO CLE J. Hodapp S. Jones 9% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 4, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Jake Miller facing 9-1-2
t7 4-2 0 --- O WSH S. Jones J. Miller -2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- WSH J. Hayes J. Miller 2% 79% Single to RF (Deep RF)
t7 4-2 1 1-- O WSH S. Rice J. Miller -1% 78% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Rice to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
t7 4-2 2 -2- WSH H. Manush J. Miller 1% 78% Walk
t7 4-2 2 12- RO WSH J. Cronin J. Miller 6% 85% Double to 2B; Rice Scores; Manush out at Hm/2B-1B-C
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-5, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 5-6-7
Buck Jordan replaces Joe Kuhel playing 1B batting 6th
b7 2-5 0 --- O CLE D. Porter S. Jones 3% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-5 1 --- O CLE J. Burnett S. Jones 2% 90% Lineout: 3B
b7 2-5 2 --- CLE L. Sewell S. Jones -3% 87% Triple to CF
b7 2-5 2 --3 O CLE J. Goldman S. Jones 4% 91% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Ahead 5-2, Indians' Jake Miller facing 5-6-7
t8 5-2 0 --- O WSH S. West J. Miller -1% 90% Flyball: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
t8 5-2 1 --- O WSH B. Jordan J. Miller -1% 90% Flyball: 2B
t8 5-2 2 --- O WSH O. Bluege J. Miller -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-5, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 9-1-2
Bibb Falk pinch hits for Jake Miller (P) batting 9th
b8 2-5 0 --- O CLE B. Falk S. Jones 3% 93% Foul Flyball: C
b8 2-5 1 --- CLE C. Jamieson S. Jones -4% 89% Single to CF
b8 2-5 1 1-- O CLE L. Fonseca S. Jones 4% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B; Jamieson to 2B
b8 2-5 2 -2- R CLE E. Averill S. Jones -6% 86% Single to CF; Jamieson Scores
b8 3-5 2 1-- O CLE J. Hodapp S. Jones 5% 91% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Ahead 5-3, Indians' Fay Thomas facing 8-9-1
Fay Thomas replaces Bibb Falk (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-3 0 --- O WSH R. Spencer F. Thomas -1% 90% Flyball: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t9 5-3 1 --- O WSH S. Jones F. Thomas -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-3 2 --- O WSH J. Hayes F. Thomas -1% 89% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Senators' Sad Sam Jones facing 5-6-7
b9 3-5 0 --- O CLE D. Porter S. Jones 6% 94% Foul Flyball: C
b9 3-5 1 --- O CLE J. Burnett S. Jones 4% 98% Foul Flyball: C
b9 3-5 2 --- CLE L. Sewell S. Jones -4% 94% Double to LF
Glenn Myatt pinch hits for Jonah Goldman (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-5 2 -2- R CLE G. Myatt S. Jones -6% 89% Single to CF; Sewell Scores
Joe Vosmik pinch hits for Fay Thomas (P) batting 9th
b9 4-5 2 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik S. Jones 11% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 4.

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