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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
7
9
NYY
@CLE
6
15
NYY
@CLE
2
4
PHA
@DET
5
6
BOS
@SLB
4
2
CIN
@BRO
4
6
PIT
@BSN
4
2
STL
@NYG
5
3
CHC
@PHI
10
11
Monday, June 29, 1931,
, League Park II
Attendance: 12,000, Time of Game: 1:28
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Yankees
2
35-29
 Lost 2 
3rd, 11 GB
at Indians
4
34-33
 Won 2 
4th, 13½ GB
W: Mel Harder (6-3)
L: Lefty Gomez (6-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  5  1
Indians         0  2  0   0  0  0   2  0  X    4  6  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .334 .382 .435 .817 -0.045 1.10 0.054 -0.099 -0.2 0 0
Lyn Lary SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .308 .392 .485 .877 -0.094 0.99 0.000 -0.094 -0.8 3 2
Babe Ruth RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .404 .536 .754 1.290 -0.094 1.28 0.012 -0.106 -0.6 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .447 .643 1.090 -0.059 0.76 0.011 -0.070 -0.4 8 1
Ben Chapman LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .313 .390 .485 .875 -0.060 0.70 0.000 -0.060 -0.5 3 0
Joe Sewell 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .280 .408 .355 .763 0.084 1.21 0.106 -0.023 0.8 3 1
Tony Lazzeri 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .224 .364 .327 .691 -0.171 1.40 0.000 -0.171 -1.6 2 2 GDP
Arndt Jorgens C 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .300 .344 .367 .710 0.074 0.76 0.102 -0.028 1.0 4 1 3B
Lefty Gomez P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .074 .000 .074 -0.067 1.23 0.000 -0.067 -0.6 0 3
   Samuel Byrd PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .397 .449 .846 -0.077 2.04 0.000 -0.077 -0.6
   Hank Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .214 .256 .471 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 0 1 31 .161 .161 .226 .387 -0.509 1.08 0.285 -0.795 -3.5 24 10
3B: A Jorgens (1, off M Harder).
TB: A Jorgens 3; E Combs; J Sewell; L Gehrig; B Ruth.
GIDP: T Lazzeri ().
RBI: A Jorgens (5); B Ruth (67).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Gomez-T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.
E: A Jorgens (2).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Burnett SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .266 .319 .370 .689 -0.086 0.79 0.000 -0.086 -1.3 2 6
Dick Porter RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .317 .379 .416 .795 -0.061 0.57 0.000 -0.061 -0.9 2 1
Earl Averill CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .354 .414 .566 .980 -0.043 0.47 0.012 -0.055 -0.6 5 0 CS,HBP
Ed Morgan 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .394 .475 .611 1.087 0.043 0.72 0.071 -0.028 0.4 11 0
Bob Seeds LF 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 .256 .289 .279 .568 0.094 1.15 0.127 -0.032 1.0 1 0 SB
Johnny Hodapp 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .316 .357 .396 .753 -0.023 1.28 0.091 -0.115 -0.3 4 4 GDP
Willie Kamm 3B 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 .276 .377 .382 .759 0.097 1.12 0.141 -0.044 0.8 0 0 2B
Luke Sewell C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .333 .398 .463 .861 -0.046 0.81 0.004 -0.050 -0.5 2 0 IW
Mel Harder P 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .323 .323 .355 .677 0.016 0.80 0.060 -0.044 0.5 0 2
Team Totals 28 4 6 4 2 2 31 .214 .290 .250 .540 -0.009 0.83 0.506 -0.515 -0.8 27 13
2B: W Kamm (13, off L Gomez).
IBB: L Sewell (5, by L Gomez).
HBP: E Averill (4, by L Gomez).
TB: W Kamm 2; B Seeds 2; J Hodapp; M Harder; E Morgan.
GIDP: J Hodapp ().
RBI: W Kamm 2 (37); M Harder (5); J Hodapp (35).
2-out RBI: M Harder.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Burnett-J Hodapp-E Morgan.
E: E Averill (5); J Burnett (14).
Outfield Assists: D Porter (B Ruth at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: B Seeds (1, 2nd base off L Gomez/A Jorgens).
CS: E Averill (5, 2nd base by L Gomez/A Jorgens).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Gomez, L (6-4) 7 6 4 4 2 1 0 3.72 28 48 -0.011 0.89 0.2
Hank Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.99 3 0 0 0.019 0.24 0.6
Team Totals 8 6 4 4 2 2 0 4.50 31 48 0 0 0.008 0.83 0.8

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Harder, W (6-3) 9 5 2 2 0 1 0 3.59 31 70 0.509 1.08 3.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 0 1 0 2.00 31 70 0.509 1.08 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: M Harder (1).
HBP: L Gomez (1; E Averill).
IBB: L Gomez (1; L Sewell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Roy Van Graflan, 1B - George Hildebrand, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Guthrie.
Time of Game: 1:28.
Attendance: 12,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cleveland Indians
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Johnny Burnett SS
2 Lyn Lary SS 2 Dick Porter RF
3 Babe Ruth RF 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Ed Morgan 1B
5 Ben Chapman LF 5 Bob Seeds LF
6 Joe Sewell 3B 6 Johnny Hodapp 2B
7 Tony Lazzeri 2B 7 Willie Kamm 3B
8 Arndt Jorgens C 8 Luke Sewell C
9 Lefty Gomez P 9 Mel Harder P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-1 1 1-3 RR CLE W. Kamm L. Gomez 14% 66% Double to LF; Morgan Scores; Seeds Scores
t5 1-2 0 1-- OO NYY T. Lazzeri M. Harder 11% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 1-4 1 -2- R NYY A. Jorgens M. Harder -10% 80% Triple to CF (Deep CF); Sewell Scores
b7 2-1 1 -2- R CLE J. Hodapp L. Gomez 9% 88% Single to LF; Seeds Scores; Hodapp to 2B/Adv on E2
b2 0-1 0 1-- CLE B. Seeds L. Gomez 9% 58% Single to RF; Morgan to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY E. Combs M. Harder -5% 45% Single to CF; Combs to 2B/Adv on E8
t1 0-0 0 -2- O NYY L. Lary M. Harder 2% 46% Flyball: RF; Combs to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 RO NYY B. Ruth M. Harder -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B; Combs Scores
t1 1-0 2 --- NYY L. Gehrig M. Harder -1% 44% Single to CF
t1 1-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Chapman M. Harder 2% 46% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett L. Gomez -2% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CLE D. Porter L. Gomez -2% 42% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-1 2 --- O CLE E. Averill L. Gomez -1% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Mel Harder facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O NYY J. Sewell M. Harder 2% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYY T. Lazzeri M. Harder 2% 45% Foul Flyball: C
t2 1-0 2 --- O NYY A. Jorgens M. Harder 1% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- CLE E. Morgan L. Gomez 4% 50% Single to LF
b2 0-1 0 1-- CLE B. Seeds L. Gomez 9% 58% Single to RF; Morgan to 3B
b2 0-1 0 1-3 O CLE J. Hodapp L. Gomez -6% 52% Popfly: SS
b2 0-1 1 1-3 RR CLE W. Kamm L. Gomez 14% 66% Double to LF; Morgan Scores; Seeds Scores
b2 2-1 1 -2- O CLE L. Sewell L. Gomez -3% 63% Popfly: 2B
b2 2-1 2 -2- O CLE M. Harder L. Gomez -3% 60% Popfly: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- O NYY L. Gomez M. Harder 3% 63% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-2 1 --- O NYY E. Combs M. Harder 2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-2 2 --- O NYY L. Lary M. Harder 1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 1-2-3
b3 2-1 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett L. Gomez -2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-1 1 --- O CLE D. Porter L. Gomez -2% 62% Groundout: P-1B
b3 2-1 2 --- CLE E. Averill L. Gomez 1% 63% Hit By Pitch
b3 2-1 2 1-- O CLE E. Morgan L. Gomez -2% 61% Averill Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 3-4-5
t4 1-2 0 --- O NYY B. Ruth M. Harder 3% 64% Single to RF (Deep RF); Ruth out at 2B/RF-SS
t4 1-2 1 --- O NYY L. Gehrig M. Harder 2% 66% Flyball: LF
t4 1-2 2 --- O NYY B. Chapman M. Harder 1% 68% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 4-5-6
b4 2-1 0 --- CLE E. Morgan L. Gomez 3% 71% Walk
b4 2-1 0 1-- O CLE B. Seeds L. Gomez -3% 68% Foul Flyball: C
b4 2-1 1 1-- OO CLE J. Hodapp L. Gomez -5% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 6-7-8
t5 1-2 0 --- NYY J. Sewell M. Harder -5% 57% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t5 1-2 0 1-- OO NYY T. Lazzeri M. Harder 11% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 1-2 2 --- O NYY A. Jorgens M. Harder 2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 7-8-9
b5 2-1 0 --- O CLE W. Kamm L. Gomez -2% 67% Flyball: SS
b5 2-1 1 --- O CLE L. Sewell L. Gomez -2% 66% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-1 2 --- O CLE M. Harder L. Gomez -1% 64% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 9-1-2
t6 1-2 0 --- O NYY L. Gomez M. Harder 4% 68% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O NYY E. Combs M. Harder 3% 71% Flyball: CF
t6 1-2 2 --- O NYY L. Lary M. Harder 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 1-2-3
b6 2-1 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett L. Gomez -2% 70% Strikeout
b6 2-1 1 --- O CLE D. Porter L. Gomez -2% 69% Flyball: LF
b6 2-1 2 --- O CLE E. Averill L. Gomez -1% 67% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 3-4-5
t7 1-2 0 --- O NYY B. Ruth M. Harder 5% 72% Flyball: CF
t7 1-2 1 --- O NYY L. Gehrig M. Harder 3% 75% Flyball: CF
t7 1-2 2 --- O NYY B. Chapman M. Harder 2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 4-5-6
b7 2-1 0 --- O CLE E. Morgan L. Gomez -2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- CLE B. Seeds L. Gomez 2% 78% Single
b7 2-1 1 1-- CLE J. Hodapp L. Gomez 2% 79% Seeds Steals 2B
b7 2-1 1 -2- R CLE J. Hodapp L. Gomez 9% 88% Single to LF; Seeds Scores; Hodapp to 2B/Adv on E2
b7 3-1 1 -2- O CLE W. Kamm L. Gomez -2% 86% Lineout: LF
b7 3-1 2 -2- CLE L. Sewell L. Gomez 0% 87% Intentional Walk
b7 3-1 2 12- R CLE M. Harder L. Gomez 6% 93% Single to CF; Hodapp Scores; Sewell to 2B
b7 4-1 2 12- O CLE J. Burnett L. Gomez -1% 91% Foul Flyball: C
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 4.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Mel Harder facing 6-7-8
t8 1-4 0 --- NYY J. Sewell M. Harder -4% 87% Single to RF
t8 1-4 0 1-- NYY T. Lazzeri M. Harder -1% 86% Wild Pitch; Sewell to 2B
t8 1-4 0 -2- O NYY T. Lazzeri M. Harder 5% 90% Strikeout
t8 1-4 1 -2- R NYY A. Jorgens M. Harder -10% 80% Triple to CF (Deep CF); Sewell Scores
Samuel Byrd pinch hits for Lefty Gomez (P) batting 9th
t8 2-4 1 --3 O NYY S. Byrd M. Harder 8% 88% Popfly: SS
t8 2-4 2 --3 O NYY E. Combs M. Harder 5% 93% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 2-3-4
Hank Johnson replaces Samuel Byrd (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-2 0 --- O CLE D. Porter H. Johnson -1% 92% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 4-2 1 --- O CLE E. Averill H. Johnson -1% 92% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-2 2 --- O CLE E. Morgan H. Johnson -0% 91% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Indians' Mel Harder facing 2-3-4
t9 2-4 0 --- O NYY L. Lary M. Harder 5% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 2-4 1 --- O NYY B. Ruth M. Harder 3% 99% Lineout: 2B
t9 2-4 2 --- O NYY L. Gehrig M. Harder 1% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.

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