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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
3
5
WSH
@CLE
2
6
PHA
@DET
6
5
STL
@BRO
1
0
PIT
@BSN
3
2
CHC
@NYG
4
2
CIN
@PHI
7
8
Monday, May 8, 1939,
, League Park II
Attendance: 1,500, Time of Game: 1:57
Senators
2
7-9
 Lost 5 
5th, 3½ GB
at Indians
6
7-9
 Won 2 
5th, 3½ GB
W: Willis Hudlin (2-2)
L: Ken Chase (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  6  2
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   6  0  X    6 10  2

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
George Case CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 .257 .610 4 1
Buddy Lewis 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .273 .642 1 3
Johnny Welaj LF 3 1 2 1 0 0 .455 .993 0 0 SB,SH
Taffy Wright RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 .362 .930 0 0 3B
Buddy Myer 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 .317 .792 2 4
Ossie Bluege SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .152 .395 3 4
Jimmy Wasdell 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .848 9 0
Jake Early C 4 0 2 0 0 1 .455 .909 5 1
Ken Chase P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0 1 GDP
   Walt Masterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
   Sam West 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .611
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 3 1 .188 .507 24 15
3B: T Wright (2).
SH: J Welaj (1).
TB: T Wright 4; J Welaj 2; J Early 2.
GIDP: K Chase (2).
RBI: T Wright (18); J Welaj (2).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Myer-O Bluege-J Wasdell 2.
E: J Wasdell (6); O Bluege (2).
Baserunning
SB: J Welaj (3).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Ben Chapman CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 .067 .214 5 0 GDP
Rollie Hemsley C 3 1 0 1 1 1 .125 .472 1 0 SB
Hal Trosky 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .246 .734 15 0
Moose Solters RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 .259 .764 1 0
Jeff Heath LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 .300 .790 2 0
Ken Keltner 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .309 .795 0 4
Jim Shilling 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .327 .838 2 5 GDP
Skeeter Webb SS 3 0 3 2 0 0 .246 .646 0 1 3B
   Oscar Grimes SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 .214 .552 0 0
Willis Hudlin P 2 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .425 1 5 SH
Team Totals 30 6 10 6 6 3 .333 .844 27 15
3B: S Webb (1).
SH: W Hudlin (1).
TB: S Webb 5; K Keltner 2; O Grimes; M Solters; J Heath; J Shilling; H Trosky.
GIDP: J Shilling (2); B Chapman (2).
RBI: S Webb 2 (4); J Heath (6); H Trosky (13); R Hemsley (1); M Solters (5).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Webb-J Shilling-H Trosky.
E: H Trosky (3); O Grimes (3).
Baserunning
SB: R Hemsley (1).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ken Chase, L (1-3) 7 9 6 6 4 3 0 5.96 33 34
Walt Masterson 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 4
Team Totals 8 10 6 6 6 3 0 6.75 37 34

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Willis Hudlin, W (2-2) 9 6 2 1 3 1 0 2.59 36 67
Team Totals 9 6 2 1 3 1 0 1.00 36 67
Balks: None.
WP: K Chase (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Basil, 1B - Red Ormsby, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Summers.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Cleveland Indians
1 George Case CF 1 Ben Chapman CF
2 Buddy Lewis 3B 2 Rollie Hemsley C
3 Johnny Welaj LF 3 Hal Trosky 1B
4 Taffy Wright RF 4 Moose Solters RF
5 Buddy Myer 2B 5 Jeff Heath LF
6 Ossie Bluege SS 6 Ken Keltner 3B
7 Jimmy Wasdell 1B 7 Jim Shilling 2B
8 Jake Early C 8 Skeeter Webb SS
9 Ken Chase P 9 Willis Hudlin P

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