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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
7
9
BOS
@CLE
2
7
PHA
@DET
6
5
WSH
@SLB
10
5
PIT
@BRO
6
2
STL
@BSN
5
7
CIN
@NYG
0
2
CHC
@PHI
6
11
Friday, May 15, 1936,
, League Park II
Attendance: 15,000, Time of Game: 2:14
Red Sox
2
19-10
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Indians
7
16-10
 Won 1 
3rd, 2 GB
L: Johnny Marcum (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  6  1
Indians         0  3  2   0  0  0   1  1  X    7 15  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dusty Cooke RF 2 0 1 0 3 1 5 .298 .512 .509 1.021 0.022 0.43 0.046 -0.024 0.4 6 0
Doc Cramer CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .238 .311 .311 .623 -0.055 0.63 0.017 -0.071 -0.9 1 1
Heinie Manush LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .274 .323 .379 .702 -0.085 0.76 0.012 -0.098 -1.3 1 0 CS
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .307 .462 .604 1.065 -0.036 0.66 0.022 -0.058 -0.6 5 1
Eric McNair SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .287 .358 .407 .766 -0.066 0.61 0.000 -0.066 -1.0 2 0
Rick Ferrell C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .370 .466 .540 1.006 0.011 0.36 0.026 -0.015 0.1 6 0
Billy Werber 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .319 .374 .416 .790 0.063 0.82 0.101 -0.038 0.5 1 0 3B
Ski Melillo 2B 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .234 .321 .330 .651 -0.043 0.92 0.000 -0.043 -0.5 1 1
   Wes Ferrell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .321 .280 .601 -0.048 1.46 0.000 -0.048 -0.7
   John Kroner 2B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .600 1.000 0.002 0.03 0.002 0.000 0.7 0 0 2B
Johnny Marcum P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.020 0.72 0.000 -0.020 -0.2 0 0
   Jack Wilson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .667 1.167 -0.036 0.65 0.000 -0.036 -0.5 1 3
   Mel Almada PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .196 .275 .217 .492 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 0.1
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 6 5 38 .188 .316 .281 .597 -0.294 0.61 0.226 -0.520 -3.9 24 6
2B: J Kroner (1, off O Hildebrand).
3B: B Werber (3, off O Hildebrand).
TB: B Werber 4; J Kroner 2; D Cooke; J Foxx; D Cramer.
RBI: M Almada (5); S Melillo (12).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: H Manush (2).
Outfield Assists: D Cramer (E Averill at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: H Manush (1, 2nd base by O Hildebrand/B Sullivan).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Knickerbocker SS 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .284 .341 .397 .738 -0.028 0.46 0.020 -0.047 0.2 3 3
Jim Gleeson RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .235 .316 .412 .728 -0.055 0.45 0.006 -0.061 -1.2 3 0
Odell Hale 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 5 .258 .308 .443 .751 0.057 0.35 0.072 -0.016 0.5 1 2 2B,SB,SH
Earl Averill CF 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .319 .404 .538 .942 0.055 0.57 0.101 -0.046 0.3 2 0 HR
Hal Trosky 1B 4 2 3 2 0 1 4 .280 .313 .533 .845 0.115 0.55 0.136 -0.021 1.5 8 0 HR
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .224 .327 .408 .736 -0.057 0.53 0.000 -0.057 -1.4 3 0
Roy Hughes 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .218 .259 .336 .595 0.055 0.39 0.069 -0.014 0.2 2 2 2B
Billy Sullivan C 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .457 .510 .696 1.205 0.078 0.43 0.088 -0.010 1.4 5 1
Oral Hildebrand P 2 0 1 0 1 0 4 .167 .250 .167 .417 -0.013 0.34 0.011 -0.024 0.1 0 1 SH
Team Totals 36 7 15 7 1 4 39 .417 .432 .639 1.071 0.207 0.45 0.503 -0.296 1.7 27 9
2B: R Hughes (7, off J Marcum); O Hale (8, off J Wilson).
HR: E Averill (3, off J Marcum, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); H Trosky (7, off J Marcum, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: O Hildebrand (1, off J Wilson); O Hale (2, off J Wilson).
TB: H Trosky 6; E Averill 5; O Hale 3; B Sullivan 3; B Knickerbocker 2; R Hughes 2; J Gleeson; O Hildebrand.
RBI: B Sullivan 2 (9); E Averill 2 (15); H Trosky 2 (23); B Knickerbocker (9).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
PB: B Sullivan (4).
Baserunning
SB: O Hale (2, 3rd base off J Wilson/R Ferrell).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Marcum, L (1-2) 2.1 7 5 5 0 2 2 9.26 14 25 -0.265 0.84 -3.4
Jack Wilson 5.2 8 2 2 1 2 0 2.35 25 0 0 0.058 0.23 1.7
Team Totals 8 15 7 7 1 4 2 7.88 39 25 0 0 -0.207 0.45 -1.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Oral Hildebrand, W (3-2) 9 6 2 2 6 5 0 4.08 38 66 0.293 0.61 3.9
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 6 5 0 2.00 38 66 0.293 0.61 3.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Cal Hubbard, 2B - (none), 3B - Harry Geisel.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 15,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Dusty Cooke RF 1 Bill Knickerbocker SS
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 Jim Gleeson RF
3 Heinie Manush LF 3 Odell Hale 3B
4 Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 Earl Averill CF
5 Eric McNair SS 5 Hal Trosky 1B
6 Rick Ferrell C 6 Joe Vosmik LF
7 Billy Werber 3B 7 Roy Hughes 2B
8 Ski Melillo 2B 8 Billy Sullivan C
9 Johnny Marcum P 9 Oral Hildebrand P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 3-1 1 -2- RR CLE H. Trosky J. Marcum 10% 86% Home Run; Hale Scores
b2 0-0 0 --- R CLE E. Averill J. Marcum 9% 65% Home Run
b2 1-0 1 -23 RR CLE B. Sullivan J. Marcum 8% 80% Single to CF; Trosky Scores; Hughes Scores
t3 0-3 0 --- BOS B. Werber O. Hildebrand -7% 69% Triple (Deep LF-CF)
b2 1-0 1 1-- CLE R. Hughes J. Marcum 7% 72% Double to RF (Deep RF); Trosky to 3B

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' Oral Hildebrand facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Cooke O. Hildebrand 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS D. Cramer O. Hildebrand 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- BOS H. Manush O. Hildebrand -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O BOS J. Foxx O. Hildebrand 2% 55% Manush Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Johnny Marcum facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Knickerbocker J. Marcum -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Gleeson J. Marcum -2% 51% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE O. Hale J. Marcum -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Foxx O. Hildebrand 3% 53% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O BOS E. McNair O. Hildebrand 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- O BOS R. Ferrell O. Hildebrand 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Johnny Marcum facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- R CLE E. Averill J. Marcum 9% 65% Home Run
b2 1-0 0 --- CLE H. Trosky J. Marcum 3% 68% Single to RF
b2 1-0 0 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik J. Marcum -3% 65% Flyball: RF
b2 1-0 1 1-- CLE R. Hughes J. Marcum 7% 72% Double to RF (Deep RF); Trosky to 3B
b2 1-0 1 -23 RR CLE B. Sullivan J. Marcum 8% 80% Single to CF; Trosky Scores; Hughes Scores
b2 3-0 1 1-- O CLE O. Hildebrand J. Marcum -2% 78% Popfly: 3B
b2 3-0 2 1-- CLE B. Knickerbocker J. Marcum 2% 79% Single to CF (Short CF); Sullivan to 3B
b2 3-0 2 1-3 O CLE J. Gleeson J. Marcum -3% 76% Foul Flyball: C
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- BOS B. Werber O. Hildebrand -7% 69% Triple (Deep LF-CF)
t3 0-3 0 --3 RO BOS S. Melillo O. Hildebrand 2% 71% Flyball: RF; Werber Scores
t3 1-3 1 --- O BOS J. Marcum O. Hildebrand 2% 73% Flyball: RF
t3 1-3 2 --- BOS D. Cooke O. Hildebrand -1% 72% Walk
t3 1-3 2 1-- O BOS D. Cramer O. Hildebrand 3% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Red Sox' Johnny Marcum facing 3-4-5
b3 3-1 0 --- CLE O. Hale J. Marcum 4% 79% Single to LF; Hale to 2B/Adv on E7
b3 3-1 0 -2- O CLE E. Averill J. Marcum -3% 75% Foul Flyball: C
b3 3-1 1 -2- RR CLE H. Trosky J. Marcum 10% 86% Home Run; Hale Scores
Jack Wilson replaces Johnny Marcum pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-1 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik J. Wilson -1% 85% Popfly: 1B
b3 5-1 2 --- O CLE R. Hughes J. Wilson -1% 84% Foul Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 3-4-5
t4 1-5 0 --- O BOS H. Manush O. Hildebrand 2% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-5 1 --- BOS J. Foxx O. Hildebrand -2% 84% Single to LF (LF-CF)
t4 1-5 1 1-- O BOS E. McNair O. Hildebrand 3% 87% Flyball: LF
t4 1-5 2 1-- BOS R. Ferrell O. Hildebrand -2% 85% Walk; Foxx to 2B
t4 1-5 2 12- O BOS B. Werber O. Hildebrand 4% 89% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 8-9-1
b4 5-1 0 --- O CLE B. Sullivan J. Wilson -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b4 5-1 1 --- CLE O. Hildebrand J. Wilson 1% 89% Walk
b4 5-1 1 1-- O CLE B. Knickerbocker J. Wilson -1% 88% Foul Flyball: RF
b4 5-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Gleeson J. Wilson -1% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 8-9-1
t5 1-5 0 --- O BOS S. Melillo O. Hildebrand 2% 89% Flyball: LF
t5 1-5 1 --- O BOS J. Wilson O. Hildebrand 1% 90% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
t5 1-5 2 --- BOS D. Cooke O. Hildebrand -1% 89% Walk
t5 1-5 2 1-- BOS D. Cramer O. Hildebrand -2% 88% Single to CF; Cooke to 2B
t5 1-5 2 12- O BOS H. Manush O. Hildebrand 4% 91% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 3-4-5
b5 5-1 0 --- CLE O. Hale J. Wilson 2% 93% Double (CF-RF)
b5 5-1 0 -2- O CLE E. Averill J. Wilson -1% 92% Strikeout
b5 5-1 1 -2- CLE H. Trosky J. Wilson 1% 93% Hale Steals 3B
b5 5-1 1 --3 O CLE H. Trosky J. Wilson -2% 91% Strikeout
b5 5-1 2 --3 O CLE J. Vosmik J. Wilson -2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 4-5-6
t6 1-5 0 --- O BOS J. Foxx O. Hildebrand 2% 91% Strikeout
t6 1-5 1 --- O BOS E. McNair O. Hildebrand 1% 93% Popfly: SS
t6 1-5 2 --- BOS R. Ferrell O. Hildebrand -1% 92% Walk
t6 1-5 2 1-- BOS B. Werber O. Hildebrand -2% 90% Single to RF (CF-RF); Ferrell to 3B
t6 1-5 2 1-3 BOS S. Melillo O. Hildebrand -1% 89% Passed Ball; Werber to 2B
Wes Ferrell pinch hits for Ski Melillo (2B) batting 8th
t6 1-5 2 -23 O BOS W. Ferrell O. Hildebrand 5% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 7-8-9
John Kroner replaces Wes Ferrell (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
b6 5-1 0 --- O CLE R. Hughes J. Wilson -1% 93% Flyball: RF
b6 5-1 1 --- CLE B. Sullivan J. Wilson 1% 94% Single to CF
b6 5-1 1 1-- O CLE O. Hildebrand J. Wilson -1% 93% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Sullivan to 2B
b6 5-1 2 -2- O CLE B. Knickerbocker J. Wilson -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 9-1-2
t7 1-5 0 --- O BOS J. Wilson O. Hildebrand 2% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 1-5 1 --- BOS D. Cooke O. Hildebrand -2% 92% Walk
t7 1-5 1 1-- O BOS D. Cramer O. Hildebrand 2% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 1-5 2 1-- O BOS H. Manush O. Hildebrand 2% 96% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 2-3-4
b7 5-1 0 --- CLE J. Gleeson J. Wilson 1% 97% Single to RF (Deep RF)
b7 5-1 0 1-- O CLE O. Hale J. Wilson -0% 96% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Gleeson to 2B
b7 5-1 1 -2- RO CLE E. Averill J. Wilson 1% 98% Single to CF; Gleeson Scores; Averill out at 2B/CF-SS
b7 6-1 2 --- CLE H. Trosky J. Wilson 0% 98% Single to CF
b7 6-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik J. Wilson -0% 97% Lineout: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 6.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 4-5-6
t8 1-6 0 --- O BOS J. Foxx O. Hildebrand 1% 98% Strikeout
t8 1-6 1 --- O BOS E. McNair O. Hildebrand 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-6 2 --- O BOS R. Ferrell O. Hildebrand 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 7-8-9
b8 6-1 0 --- O CLE R. Hughes J. Wilson -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 6-1 1 --- CLE B. Sullivan J. Wilson 0% 99% Single to SS
b8 6-1 1 1-- CLE O. Hildebrand J. Wilson 0% 99% Single to CF; Sullivan to 2B
b8 6-1 1 12- R CLE B. Knickerbocker J. Wilson 0% 100% Single to CF; Sullivan Scores; Hildebrand to 2B
b8 7-1 1 12- O CLE J. Gleeson J. Wilson -0% 100% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Hildebrand to 3B
b8 7-1 2 1-3 O CLE O. Hale J. Wilson -0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 7.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-7, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 7-8-9
t9 1-7 0 --- O BOS B. Werber O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Popfly: SS
t9 1-7 1 --- BOS J. Kroner O. Hildebrand -0% 100% Double to LF
Mel Almada pinch hits for Jack Wilson (P) batting 9th
t9 1-7 1 -2- BOS M. Almada O. Hildebrand -0% 100% Defensive Indifference; Kroner to 3B
t9 1-7 1 --3 RO BOS M. Almada O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B; Kroner Scores
t9 2-7 2 --- BOS D. Cooke O. Hildebrand -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 2-7 2 1-- O BOS D. Cramer O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 7.

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