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Standings
BOS
@CHW
1
0
PHA
@CLE
4
3
NYY
@DET
7
5
 
(16)
WSH
@SLB
3
2
 
(12)
PIT
@PHI
4
5
PIT
@PHI
1
3
Saturday, August 15, 1931,
, League Park II
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Athletics
4
80-31
 Won 2 
1st
at Indians
3
53-58
 Lost 1 
4th, 27 GB
W: Lefty Grove (24-2)
L: Wes Ferrell (15-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       3  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    4  6  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  2   0  1  0    3  8  1

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Max Bishop 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .296 .430 .412 .842 -0.014 0.97 0.049 -0.064 -0.0 1 4
Doc Cramer CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .300 .337 .367 .704 0.148 1.09 0.175 -0.027 1.2 1 0
Mickey Cochrane C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .341 .403 .550 .953 -0.076 1.03 0.000 -0.076 -1.2 8 0
Al Simmons LF 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .385 .444 .650 1.094 -0.031 0.73 0.011 -0.043 -0.6 1 0 IW
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .285 .381 .543 .924 0.047 0.85 0.095 -0.048 0.5 9 0 CS
Bing Miller RF 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .289 .345 .450 .795 0.039 0.81 0.072 -0.033 0.5 3 0
Eric McNair 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .272 .303 .389 .692 0.008 1.02 0.041 -0.033 -0.2 1 1
Dib Williams SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .289 .338 .627 -0.098 0.92 0.000 -0.098 -1.3 3 4
Lefty Grove P 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .191 .209 .213 .422 -0.005 0.76 0.038 -0.044 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 33 4 6 4 3 5 36 .182 .250 .182 .432 0.018 0.91 0.481 -0.466 -1.5 27 9
IBB: A Simmons (9, by W Ferrell).
TB: J Foxx 2; M Bishop 2; E McNair; D Cramer.
RBI: D Cramer (8); B Miller (63); J Foxx (88); E McNair (26).
2-out RBI: D Cramer.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Bishop-D Williams-J Foxx.
PB: M Cochrane (6).
E: D Williams (14).
Baserunning
CS: J Foxx (3, 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 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .321 .362 .349 .711 -0.038 1.27 0.060 -0.098 0.0 2 0
Johnny Burnett 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .283 .347 .374 .721 -0.044 1.56 0.069 -0.113 -0.3 0 3
Earl Averill CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .332 .407 .566 .973 0.176 1.64 0.254 -0.078 1.0 1 0 HR
Ed Morgan 1B 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .358 .441 .509 .949 -0.160 1.74 0.000 -0.160 -1.1 10 2
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .311 .348 .465 .813 0.063 1.36 0.140 -0.076 0.7 3 0
Willie Kamm 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .277 .378 .378 .756 -0.183 1.34 0.000 -0.183 -1.3 1 2 GDP
Luke Sewell C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .350 .390 .740 -0.071 1.65 0.067 -0.138 -0.3 6 1
Ed Montague SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .262 .331 .383 .714 0.045 1.56 0.100 -0.055 0.1 3 3
   Johnny Hodapp PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .301 .342 .382 .725 -0.078 2.96 0.000 -0.078 -0.2
Wes Ferrell P 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .391 .643 1.034 -0.193 1.75 0.000 -0.193 -1.1 1 4
Team Totals 35 3 8 3 1 4 36 .229 .250 .314 .564 -0.483 1.57 0.690 -1.172 -2.5 27 15
HR: E Averill (24, off L Grove, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: E Averill 5; J Burnett 2; J Vosmik; E Montague; L Sewell; B Seeds.
GIDP: W Kamm ().
RBI: J Vosmik (81); E Morgan (61); E Averill (109).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
E: J Burnett (29).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Grove, W (24-2) 9 8 3 3 1 4 1 2.10 36 62 0.483 1.57 2.5
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 4 1 3.00 36 62 0.483 1.57 2.5

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wes Ferrell, L (15-11) 9 6 4 3 3 5 0 3.99 36 63 -0.017 0.91 1.4
Team Totals 9 6 4 3 3 5 0 3.00 36 63 -0.017 0.91 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: W Ferrell (8; A Simmons).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - Bill McGowan, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Cleveland Indians
1 Max Bishop 2B 1 Bob Seeds RF
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 Johnny Burnett 2B
3 Mickey Cochrane C 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Al Simmons LF 4 Ed Morgan 1B
5 Jimmie Foxx 1B 5 Joe Vosmik LF
6 Bing Miller RF 6 Willie Kamm 3B
7 Eric McNair 3B 7 Luke Sewell C
8 Dib Williams SS 8 Ed Montague SS
9 Lefty Grove P 9 Wes Ferrell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-4 0 --- R CLE E. Averill L. Grove -15% 66% Home Run (Deep RF)
t7 3-2 2 12- R PHA D. Cramer W. Ferrell 12% 78% Single to LF; Williams Scores; Grove to 2B
b6 1-3 1 -2- R CLE J. Vosmik L. Grove -11% 58% Single to LF; Averill Scores
b6 0-3 0 1-- CLE E. Averill L. Grove -11% 65% Single to CF; Burnett to 3B
b9 3-4 0 --- O CLE L. Sewell L. Grove 10% 86% Flyball: 2B (Deep SS-2B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PHA M. Bishop W. Ferrell 3% 53% Single (Deep CF-RF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- PHA D. Cramer W. Ferrell 5% 58% Walk; Bishop to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O PHA M. Cochrane W. Ferrell -1% 58% Groundout: SS-1B; Bishop to 3B; Cramer to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 PHA A. Simmons W. Ferrell 1% 59% Intentional Walk
t1 0-0 1 123 R PHA J. Foxx W. Ferrell 8% 67% Single; Bishop Scores; Cramer to 3B; Simmons to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 R PHA B. Miller W. Ferrell 7% 74% Fielder's Choice 2B; Cramer Scores; Simmons to 3B; Foxx to 2B/Adv on E4 (throw)
t1 2-0 1 123 RO PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell 0% 74% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Simmons Scores/unER; Foxx to 3B
t1 3-0 2 1-3 O PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell -3% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- CLE B. Seeds L. Grove -3% 67% Walk
b1 0-3 0 1-- O CLE J. Burnett L. Grove 3% 71% Strikeout
b1 0-3 1 1-- CLE E. Averill L. Grove -1% 69% Passed Ball; Seeds to 2B
b1 0-3 1 -2- O CLE E. Averill L. Grove 3% 73% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-3 2 -2- O CLE E. Morgan L. Grove 3% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 9-1-2
t2 3-0 0 --- O PHA L. Grove W. Ferrell -2% 74% Strikeout
t2 3-0 1 --- O PHA M. Bishop W. Ferrell -1% 73% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t2 3-0 2 --- O PHA D. Cramer W. Ferrell -1% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik L. Grove 2% 74% Foul Flyball: C
b2 0-3 1 --- O CLE W. Kamm L. Grove 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- O CLE L. Sewell L. Grove 1% 77% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 3-4-5
t3 3-0 0 --- O PHA M. Cochrane W. Ferrell -2% 76% Flyball: RF
t3 3-0 1 --- O PHA A. Simmons W. Ferrell -1% 74% Strikeout
t3 3-0 2 --- O PHA J. Foxx W. Ferrell -1% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- O CLE E. Montague L. Grove 3% 76% Flyball: LF
b3 0-3 1 --- O CLE W. Ferrell L. Grove 2% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-3 2 --- CLE B. Seeds L. Grove -1% 77% Single to 2B (SS-2B)
b3 0-3 2 1-- CLE J. Burnett L. Grove -2% 75% Single to LF (Pop Fly); Seeds to 2B
b3 0-3 2 12- O CLE E. Averill L. Grove 5% 79% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- O PHA B. Miller W. Ferrell -2% 78% Flyball: LF
t4 3-0 1 --- O PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell -1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-0 2 --- O PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell -1% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 4-5-6
b4 0-3 0 --- O CLE E. Morgan L. Grove 3% 78% Strikeout
b4 0-3 1 --- CLE J. Vosmik L. Grove -3% 75% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b4 0-3 1 1-- O CLE W. Kamm L. Grove 3% 79% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-3 2 1-- O CLE L. Sewell L. Grove 3% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 9-1-2
t5 3-0 0 --- O PHA L. Grove W. Ferrell -2% 80% Groundout: P-3B-1B
t5 3-0 1 --- PHA M. Bishop W. Ferrell 2% 81% Single to CF
t5 3-0 1 1-- O PHA D. Cramer W. Ferrell -2% 80% Flyball: CF
t5 3-0 2 1-- O PHA M. Cochrane W. Ferrell -2% 78% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 8-9-1
b5 0-3 0 --- O CLE E. Montague L. Grove 3% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 1 --- O CLE W. Ferrell L. Grove 2% 83% Flyball: RF
b5 0-3 2 --- O CLE B. Seeds L. Grove 1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 4-5-6
t6 3-0 0 --- O PHA A. Simmons W. Ferrell -1% 83% Strikeout
t6 3-0 1 --- O PHA J. Foxx W. Ferrell -1% 82% Groundout: P-1B
t6 3-0 2 --- O PHA B. Miller W. Ferrell -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 2-3-4
b6 0-3 0 --- CLE J. Burnett L. Grove -5% 76% Single
b6 0-3 0 1-- CLE E. Averill L. Grove -11% 65% Single to CF; Burnett to 3B
b6 0-3 0 1-3 RO CLE E. Morgan L. Grove 3% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B; Burnett Scores; Averill to 2B
b6 1-3 1 -2- R CLE J. Vosmik L. Grove -11% 58% Single to LF; Averill Scores
b6 2-3 1 1-- OO CLE W. Kamm L. Grove 10% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 7-8-9
t7 3-2 0 --- PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell 4% 71% Single to LF
t7 3-2 0 1-- O PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell -4% 67% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 3-2 1 1-- PHA L. Grove W. Ferrell 4% 71% Walk; Williams to 2B
t7 3-2 1 12- O PHA M. Bishop W. Ferrell -5% 66% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 3-2 2 12- R PHA D. Cramer W. Ferrell 12% 78% Single to LF; Williams Scores; Grove to 2B
t7 4-2 2 12- O PHA M. Cochrane W. Ferrell -4% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 7-8-9
b7 2-4 0 --- CLE L. Sewell L. Grove -7% 68% Single to CF
b7 2-4 0 1-- CLE E. Montague L. Grove -10% 58% Single to P (Ground Ball); Sewell to 2B
b7 2-4 0 12- O CLE W. Ferrell L. Grove 10% 68% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
b7 2-4 1 12- O CLE B. Seeds L. Grove 9% 76% Strikeout
b7 2-4 2 12- O CLE J. Burnett L. Grove 8% 84% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 4-5-6
t8 4-2 0 --- O PHA A. Simmons W. Ferrell -2% 83% Flyball: RF
t8 4-2 1 --- PHA J. Foxx W. Ferrell 2% 84% Single to LF
t8 4-2 1 1-- O PHA B. Miller W. Ferrell -3% 81% Foxx Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t8 4-2 2 --- O PHA B. Miller W. Ferrell -1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 3-4-5
b8 2-4 0 --- R CLE E. Averill L. Grove -15% 66% Home Run (Deep RF)
b8 3-4 0 --- O CLE E. Morgan L. Grove 7% 73% Flyball: CF
b8 3-4 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik L. Grove 5% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-4 2 --- O CLE W. Kamm L. Grove 4% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 7-8-9
t9 4-3 0 --- O PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell -2% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 4-3 1 --- O PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell -2% 78% Groundout: P-1B
t9 4-3 2 --- O PHA L. Grove W. Ferrell -1% 76% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 7-8-9
b9 3-4 0 --- O CLE L. Sewell L. Grove 10% 86% Flyball: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
Johnny Hodapp pinch hits for Ed Montague (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-4 1 --- O CLE J. Hodapp L. Grove 8% 94% Lineout: 1B
b9 3-4 2 --- O CLE W. Ferrell L. Grove 6% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 3.

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