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Standings
SLB
@CHW
1
6
SLB
@CHW
8
7
DET
@CLE
7
1
PHA
@NYY
2
3
BOS
@WSH
0
5
BRO
@BSN
4
2
NYG
@PHI
9
3
CIN
@PIT
3
4
CHC
@STL
7
14
Saturday, August 8, 1931,
, League Park II
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:01
Tigers
7
40-67
 Won 1 
8th, 36½ GB
at Indians
1
50-55
 Lost 1 
4th, 25½ GB
W: Earl Whitehill (10-11)
L: Wes Ferrell (15-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          1  1  2   2  0  1   0  0  0    7 11  2
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  2

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Johnson CF-RF 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .284 .362 .428 .790 -0.060 0.59 0.037 -0.097 -0.3 3 0 GDP
Charlie Gehringer 2B 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .297 .335 .438 .772 -0.013 0.59 0.055 -0.068 -0.1 2 2 CS
John Stone LF 4 2 1 2 1 0 5 .311 .372 .455 .827 0.041 0.41 0.042 -0.001 0.2 3 0
Dale Alexander 1B 5 1 4 2 0 0 5 .325 .388 .445 .832 0.169 0.48 0.170 0.000 2.4 10 0 2B
George Quellich RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .250 .276 .429 .704 -0.033 0.73 0.009 -0.042 -1.1 1 0
   Hub Walker CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .289 .363 .347 .709 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.3 1 0
Billy Rogell SS 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .600 .600 .800 1.400 0.097 0.38 0.109 -0.012 1.0 2 4 2B
Marv Owen 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .229 .285 .314 .599 -0.036 0.45 0.004 -0.041 -1.1 0 4 SH
Johnny Grabowski C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .258 .287 .361 .648 0.000 0.57 0.032 -0.032 -0.7 5 0
Earl Whitehill P 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .176 .211 .176 .388 0.090 0.61 0.098 -0.008 0.9 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 11 7 6 1 43 .306 .405 .361 .766 0.255 0.52 0.556 -0.301 1.5 27 10
2B: D Alexander (33, off W Ferrell); B Rogell (1, off W Ferrell).
SH: M Owen (11, off C Brown).
TB: D Alexander 5; B Rogell 4; E Whitehill; J Stone; C Gehringer; R Johnson.
GIDP: R Johnson ().
RBI: J Stone 2 (56); D Alexander 2 (50); G Quellich (7); B Rogell (1); E Whitehill (4).
2-out RBI: D Alexander; B Rogell.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Gehringer-B Rogell-D Alexander.
E: R Johnson (12); M Owen (22).
Baserunning
CS: C Gehringer (1, 2nd base by W Ferrell/L Sewell).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Seeds RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .365 .364 .729 -0.068 0.61 0.000 -0.068 -1.2 3 0
Odell Hale 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .308 .333 .641 -0.014 0.39 0.017 -0.031 0.1 1 3
Earl Averill CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .331 .406 .559 .965 -0.041 0.38 0.000 -0.041 -1.0 3 0
Ed Morgan 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .354 .436 .506 .942 0.010 0.40 0.040 -0.030 0.7 10 0 HR
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .319 .355 .480 .835 0.001 0.42 0.027 -0.027 -0.6 2 0
Willie Kamm 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .376 .371 .748 -0.082 0.46 0.002 -0.084 -0.7 2 2 SB,GDP
Luke Sewell C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .282 .353 .396 .749 -0.028 0.39 0.009 -0.037 -0.6 2 2
Ed Montague SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .250 .313 .375 .688 -0.018 0.31 0.008 -0.026 -0.8 4 3
Wes Ferrell P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .350 .409 .675 1.084 0.017 0.35 0.017 0.000 0.2 0 0 2B
   Clint Brown P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .152 .233 .182 .415 -0.021 0.36 0.000 -0.021 -0.5 0 3
Team Totals 34 1 7 1 1 5 35 .206 .229 .324 .552 -0.244 0.41 0.120 -0.365 -4.4 27 13
2B: W Ferrell (6, off E Whitehill).
HR: E Morgan (7, off E Whitehill, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: E Morgan 5; W Ferrell 2; J Vosmik; L Sewell; W Kamm; O Hale.
GIDP: W Kamm ().
RBI: E Morgan (54).
2-out RBI: E Morgan.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. O Hale-E Montague-E Morgan.
E: E Montague (13); O Hale (2).
Baserunning
SB: W Kamm (13, 3rd base off E Whitehill/J Grabowski).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Earl Whitehill, W (10-11) 9 7 1 1 1 5 1 4.31 35 73 0.244 0.41 4.4
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 1 5 1 1.00 35 73 0.244 0.41 4.4

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wes Ferrell, L (15-10) 3 6 6 5 5 1 0 4.03 19 21 -0.236 0.90 -3.2
Clint Brown 6 5 1 0 1 0 0 4.54 24 2 2 -0.020 0.21 1.7
Team Totals 9 11 7 5 6 1 0 5.00 43 21 2 2 -0.256 0.52 -1.6
W Ferrell faced 2 batters in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Ormsby, 1B - Bill McGowan, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Roy Johnson CF 1 Bob Seeds RF
2 Charlie Gehringer 2B 2 Odell Hale 2B
3 John Stone LF 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Dale Alexander 1B 4 Ed Morgan 1B
5 George Quellich RF 5 Joe Vosmik LF
6 Billy Rogell SS 6 Willie Kamm 3B
7 Marv Owen 3B 7 Luke Sewell C
8 Johnny Grabowski C 8 Ed Montague SS
9 Earl Whitehill P 9 Wes Ferrell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 1-- R DET D. Alexander W. Ferrell 10% 57% Double to LF; Stone Scores
t2 1-0 1 12- R DET E. Whitehill W. Ferrell 8% 71% Single to LF; Rogell Scores; Grabowski to 2B
t3 3-0 2 1-- R DET B. Rogell W. Ferrell 7% 83% Double (Pop Fly to CF-RF); Alexander Scores
t2 2-0 1 12- OO DET R. Johnson W. Ferrell -7% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 0-2 1 1-- OO CLE W. Kamm E. Whitehill 6% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET R. Johnson W. Ferrell -2% 48% Lineout: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET C. Gehringer W. Ferrell -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- DET J. Stone W. Ferrell 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- R DET D. Alexander W. Ferrell 10% 57% Double to LF; Stone Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- O DET G. Quellich W. Ferrell -3% 54% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CLE B. Seeds E. Whitehill 2% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CLE O. Hale E. Whitehill 2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O CLE E. Averill E. Whitehill 1% 59% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- DET B. Rogell W. Ferrell 3% 63% Single to RF
t2 1-0 0 1-- O DET M. Owen W. Ferrell -3% 59% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 1-- DET J. Grabowski W. Ferrell 3% 63% Walk; Rogell to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- R DET E. Whitehill W. Ferrell 8% 71% Single to LF; Rogell Scores; Grabowski to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- OO DET R. Johnson W. Ferrell -7% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O CLE E. Morgan E. Whitehill 3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- CLE J. Vosmik E. Whitehill -3% 63% Single to RF
b2 0-2 1 1-- OO CLE W. Kamm E. Whitehill 6% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- DET C. Gehringer W. Ferrell 3% 72% Walk
t3 2-0 0 1-- O DET J. Stone W. Ferrell -5% 67% Gehringer Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 2-0 1 --- DET J. Stone W. Ferrell 2% 69% Single to CF
t3 2-0 1 1-- DET D. Alexander W. Ferrell 5% 74% Single (Short RF); Stone to 3B
t3 2-0 1 1-3 RO DET G. Quellich W. Ferrell 1% 75% Flyball: LF (Deep LF); Stone Scores
t3 3-0 2 1-- R DET B. Rogell W. Ferrell 7% 83% Double (Pop Fly to CF-RF); Alexander Scores
t3 4-0 2 -2- DET M. Owen W. Ferrell 0% 83% Walk
t3 4-0 2 12- O DET J. Grabowski W. Ferrell -2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- O CLE L. Sewell E. Whitehill 2% 83% Flyball: LF
b3 0-4 1 --- O CLE E. Montague E. Whitehill 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-4 2 --- CLE W. Ferrell E. Whitehill -2% 83% Double to LF
b3 0-4 2 -2- O CLE B. Seeds E. Whitehill 3% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 9-1-2
t4 4-0 0 --- DET E. Whitehill W. Ferrell 2% 87% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t4 4-0 0 1-- DET R. Johnson W. Ferrell 2% 89% Walk; Whitehill to 2B
Clint Brown replaces Wes Ferrell pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-0 0 12- DET C. Gehringer C. Brown 3% 92% Single to RF; Whitehill to 3B; Johnson to 2B
t4 4-0 0 123 RO DET J. Stone C. Brown 0% 92% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Whitehill Scores/unER; Johnson to 3B
t4 5-0 1 1-3 R DET D. Alexander C. Brown 2% 94% Single to RF; Johnson Scores; Stone to 2B
t4 6-0 1 12- O DET G. Quellich C. Brown -1% 94% Flyball: CF; Stone to 3B
t4 6-0 2 1-3 O DET B. Rogell C. Brown -1% 92% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 2-3-4
b4 0-6 0 --- O CLE O. Hale E. Whitehill 1% 94% Lineout: CF
b4 0-6 1 --- O CLE E. Averill E. Whitehill 1% 95% Lineout: 1B
b4 0-6 2 --- R CLE E. Morgan E. Whitehill -3% 91% Home Run (Deep RF)
b4 1-6 2 --- O CLE J. Vosmik E. Whitehill 1% 92% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 1.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-1, Indians' Clint Brown facing 7-8-9
t5 6-1 0 --- O DET M. Owen C. Brown -1% 91% Lineout: RF
t5 6-1 1 --- O DET J. Grabowski C. Brown -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 6-1 2 --- O DET E. Whitehill C. Brown -0% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-6, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 6-7-8
b5 1-6 0 --- O CLE W. Kamm E. Whitehill 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-6 1 --- O CLE L. Sewell E. Whitehill 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-6 2 --- CLE E. Montague E. Whitehill -1% 93% Walk
b5 1-6 2 1-- O CLE C. Brown E. Whitehill 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 1.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-1, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
t6 6-1 0 --- DET R. Johnson C. Brown 1% 95% Single to LF
t6 6-1 0 1-- DET C. Gehringer C. Brown 1% 95% Baserunner Advance; Johnson to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch)
t6 6-1 0 -2- O DET C. Gehringer C. Brown -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Johnson to 3B
t6 6-1 1 --3 RO DET J. Stone C. Brown 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B; Johnson Scores/unER
t6 7-1 2 --- DET D. Alexander C. Brown 0% 96% Single (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t6 7-1 2 1-- O DET G. Quellich C. Brown -0% 96% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 1-2-3
b6 1-7 0 --- O CLE B. Seeds E. Whitehill 1% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 1-7 1 --- CLE O. Hale E. Whitehill -1% 96% Single to CF
b6 1-7 1 1-- O CLE E. Averill E. Whitehill 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-7 2 1-- CLE E. Morgan E. Whitehill -1% 96% Single to CF; Averill to 2B
b6 1-7 2 12- O CLE J. Vosmik E. Whitehill 2% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-1, Indians' Clint Brown facing 6-7-8
t7 7-1 0 --- DET B. Rogell C. Brown 0% 98% Single to CF
t7 7-1 0 1-- O DET M. Owen C. Brown -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Rogell to 2B
t7 7-1 1 -2- O DET J. Grabowski C. Brown -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t7 7-1 2 -2- O DET E. Whitehill C. Brown -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 6-7-8
b7 1-7 0 --- O CLE W. Kamm E. Whitehill 1% 98% Flyball: LF
b7 1-7 1 --- CLE L. Sewell E. Whitehill -1% 97% Single to LF
b7 1-7 1 1-- O CLE E. Montague E. Whitehill 1% 98% Strikeout
b7 1-7 2 1-- O CLE C. Brown E. Whitehill 1% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-1, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
t8 7-1 0 --- O DET R. Johnson C. Brown -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 7-1 1 --- O DET C. Gehringer C. Brown -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 7-1 2 --- O DET J. Stone C. Brown -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 1-2-3
Hub Walker replaces George Quellich (RF) playing CF batting 5th
Roy Johnson moves from CF to RF
b8 1-7 0 --- O CLE B. Seeds E. Whitehill 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 1-7 1 --- CLE O. Hale E. Whitehill -1% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b8 1-7 1 1-- O CLE E. Averill E. Whitehill 1% 99% Flyball: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b8 1-7 2 1-- O CLE E. Morgan E. Whitehill 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-1, Indians' Clint Brown facing 4-5-6
t9 7-1 0 --- O DET D. Alexander C. Brown -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 7-1 1 --- DET H. Walker C. Brown 0% 100% Walk
t9 7-1 1 1-- O DET B. Rogell C. Brown -0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
t9 7-1 2 1-- O DET M. Owen C. Brown -0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Earl Whitehill facing 5-6-7
b9 1-7 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik E. Whitehill 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 1-7 1 --- CLE W. Kamm E. Whitehill -0% 100% Single to RF (Deep RF); Kamm to 2B/Adv on E9 (throw)
b9 1-7 1 -2- O CLE L. Sewell E. Whitehill 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 1-7 2 -2- CLE E. Montague E. Whitehill -0% 100% Kamm Steals 3B
b9 1-7 2 --3 O CLE E. Montague E. Whitehill 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Indians 1.

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