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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
6
4
BOS
@CHW
4
2
PHA
@CLE
4
3
PHA
@CLE
3
5
WSH
@DET
4
2
WSH
@DET
2
15
NYY
@SLB
6
3
 
(11)
NYY
@SLB
6
2
CIN
@BRO
7
8
CIN
@BRO
2
3
CHC
@BSN
3
7
CHC
@BSN
4
7
STL
@NYG
8
0
STL
@NYG
1
3
PIT
@PHI
4
0
PIT
@PHI
2
8
Sunday, May 28, 1944,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:25
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Athletics
4
18-16
 Won 1 
4th, 4 GB
at Indians
3
15-21
 Lost 1 
7th, 7 GB
W: Jesse Flores (2-0)
L: Steve Gromek (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  2  1   1  0  0    4  6  0
Indians         1  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    3  9  3

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jo-Jo White RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .221 .367 .292 .659 -0.080 1.17 0.011 -0.091 -0.5 4 0 SH
George Kell 3B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .208 .272 .248 .520 -0.098 1.00 0.034 -0.133 -1.1 4 3
Ford Garrison LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .297 .371 .383 .753 0.015 1.11 0.091 -0.076 -0.0 4 0
Frankie Hayes C 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .229 .322 .435 .757 0.041 1.25 0.093 -0.053 -0.1 7 0 2B
Dick Siebert 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .297 .362 .406 .768 -0.147 1.12 0.000 -0.147 -1.4 5 0
Bobby Estalella CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .258 .377 .371 .748 0.018 0.83 0.054 -0.036 -0.1 1 0
Irv Hall SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .315 .350 .377 .727 0.027 1.23 0.092 -0.066 -0.1 1 1
Ed Busch 2B 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .301 .320 .342 .662 0.325 1.42 0.325 0.000 2.6 1 0 SB
Jesse Flores P 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .250 .368 .250 .618 0.107 1.35 0.158 -0.052 0.8 0 2
Team Totals 34 4 6 4 5 1 40 .176 .282 .206 .488 0.208 1.17 0.858 -0.654 0.1 27 6
2B: F Hayes (5, off J Heving).
SH: J White (1, off S Gromek).
TB: E Busch 3; F Hayes 2; F Garrison; J Flores.
RBI: E Busch 2 (4); J Flores (2); F Hayes (24).
2-out RBI: E Busch.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Baserunning
SB: E Busch (3, 2nd base off S Gromek/B Rosar).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Boudreau SS 5 0 0 1 0 0 5 .302 .353 .389 .742 -0.175 1.41 0.000 -0.175 -0.6 2 7
Mickey Rocco 1B 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .275 .341 .356 .697 0.049 0.94 0.104 -0.055 0.5 10 1
Roy Cullenbine RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .274 .380 .415 .795 -0.100 1.33 0.012 -0.112 -0.7 1 0
Oris Hockett CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .322 .337 .422 .759 0.032 1.02 0.121 -0.089 0.5 2 0 2B
Paul O'Dea LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .359 .405 .385 .789 -0.028 1.04 0.032 -0.060 -0.1 2 0
   Ed Klieman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jeff Heath PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .292 .378 .369 .748 -0.038 1.58 0.000 -0.038 -0.2
   Mike Naymick P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Buddy Rosar C 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .286 .310 .357 .667 -0.076 1.00 0.000 -0.076 -0.7 3 1 SH
Ken Keltner 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .226 .284 .343 .627 0.071 0.70 0.130 -0.058 0.4 1 3 HR
Jimmy Grant 2B 3 1 3 0 0 0 4 .222 .314 .400 .714 0.170 0.97 0.170 0.000 1.3 2 3 3B,HBP
Steve Gromek P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .077 .077 .077 .154 -0.064 1.20 0.000 -0.064 -0.7 0 0
   Joe Heving P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Pat Seerey PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288 .328 .500 .828 -0.135 2.38 0.000 -0.135 -0.7 4 0
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 1 5 38 .257 .297 .429 .726 -0.294 1.15 0.569 -0.862 -0.9 27 16
2B: O Hockett (5, off J Flores).
3B: J Grant (1, off J Flores).
HR: K Keltner (3, off J Flores, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SH: B Rosar (2, off J Flores).
HBP: J Grant (2, by J Flores).
TB: J Grant 5; K Keltner 4; M Rocco 3; O Hockett 2; P O'Dea.
RBI: K Keltner (18); L Boudreau (6); O Hockett (9).
2-out RBI: K Keltner; O Hockett.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
E: L Boudreau 2 (8); J Grant (4).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jesse Flores, W (2-0) 9 9 3 3 1 5 1 3.12 38 61 0.293 1.15 0.9
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 1 5 1 3.00 38 61 0.293 1.15 0.9

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Gromek, L (0-2) 4.1 4 2 1 1 0 0 0.96 19 48 -0.194 1.30 -1.2
Joe Heving 1.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0.55 7 2 0 0.048 1.44 0.8
Ed Klieman 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 2.49 10 0 0 -0.074 1.04 -0.1
Mike Naymick 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9.00 4 0 0 0.013 0.29 0.4
Team Totals 9 6 4 3 5 1 0 3.00 40 48 2 0 -0.207 1.17 -0.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Flores (2; J Grant).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Cal Hubbard, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - (none), 3B - Red Jones.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Cleveland Indians
1 Jo-Jo White RF 1 Lou Boudreau SS
2 George Kell 3B 2 Mickey Rocco 1B
3 Ford Garrison LF 3 Roy Cullenbine RF
4 Frankie Hayes C 4 Oris Hockett CF
5 Dick Siebert 1B 5 Paul O'Dea LF
6 Bobby Estalella CF 6 Buddy Rosar C
7 Irv Hall SS 7 Ken Keltner 3B
8 Ed Busch 2B 8 Jimmy Grant 2B
9 Jesse Flores P 9 Steve Gromek P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-1 0 12- R PHA E. Busch S. Gromek 14% 62% Single; Estalella Scores/unER; Hall to 2B
t6 2-1 2 12- R PHA E. Busch J. Heving 13% 80% Single; Siebert Scores; Hall to 3B
b6 1-3 2 --- R CLE K. Keltner J. Flores -13% 70% Home Run
b9 2-4 0 --- CLE J. Grant J. Flores -12% 80% Triple
t5 1-1 0 12- R PHA J. Flores S. Gromek 12% 75% Single; Hall Scores; Busch to 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' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHA J. White S. Gromek -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHA G. Kell S. Gromek -1% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O PHA F. Garrison S. Gromek -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau J. Flores 2% 48% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE M. Rocco J. Flores 1% 49% Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- CLE R. Cullenbine J. Flores -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- R CLE O. Hockett J. Flores -12% 36% Double; Cullenbine Scores
b1 1-0 2 -2- O CLE P. O'Dea J. Flores 3% 38% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O PHA F. Hayes S. Gromek -2% 36% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- O PHA D. Siebert S. Gromek -2% 35% Flyball: SS
t2 0-1 2 --- O PHA B. Estalella S. Gromek -1% 33% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O CLE B. Rosar J. Flores 2% 35% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 1 --- O CLE K. Keltner J. Flores 1% 37% Flyball: C
b2 1-0 2 --- CLE J. Grant J. Flores -1% 36% Single
b2 1-0 2 1-- O CLE S. Gromek J. Flores 2% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O PHA I. Hall S. Gromek -3% 35% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 1 --- PHA E. Busch S. Gromek 3% 38% Single
t3 0-1 1 1-- PHA J. Flores S. Gromek 2% 40% Busch Steals 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- O PHA J. Flores S. Gromek -4% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 -2- O PHA J. White S. Gromek -4% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau J. Flores 2% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- CLE M. Rocco J. Flores -2% 32% Single
b3 1-0 1 1-- O CLE R. Cullenbine J. Flores 2% 34% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 1-- O CLE O. Hockett J. Flores 2% 36% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O PHA G. Kell S. Gromek -3% 33% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- PHA F. Garrison S. Gromek 3% 37% Single
t4 0-1 1 1-- O PHA F. Hayes S. Gromek -2% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B; Garrison to 2B
t4 0-1 2 -2- O PHA D. Siebert S. Gromek -4% 30% Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- CLE P. O'Dea J. Flores -3% 27% Single
b4 1-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Rosar J. Flores 1% 28% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; O'Dea to 2B
b4 1-0 1 -2- O CLE K. Keltner J. Flores 3% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 2 -2- CLE J. Grant J. Flores -1% 30% Single; O'Dea to 3B
b4 1-0 2 1-3 O CLE S. Gromek J. Flores 4% 35% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- PHA B. Estalella S. Gromek 5% 40% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t5 0-1 0 1-- PHA I. Hall S. Gromek 8% 48% Walk; Estalella to 2B
t5 0-1 0 12- R PHA E. Busch S. Gromek 14% 62% Single; Estalella Scores/unER; Hall to 2B
t5 1-1 0 12- R PHA J. Flores S. Gromek 12% 75% Single; Hall Scores; Busch to 2B
t5 2-1 0 12- O PHA J. White S. Gromek 0% 75% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Busch to 3B; Flores to 2B
Joe Heving replaces Steve Gromek pitching and batting 9th
t5 2-1 1 -23 O PHA G. Kell J. Heving -8% 67% Flyball: CF
t5 2-1 2 -23 O PHA F. Garrison J. Heving -6% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 1-2-3
b5 1-2 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau J. Flores 3% 64% Flyball: LF
b5 1-2 1 --- CLE M. Rocco J. Flores -4% 60% Single
b5 1-2 1 1-- O CLE R. Cullenbine J. Flores 4% 64% Flyball: C
b5 1-2 2 1-- O CLE O. Hockett J. Flores 3% 68% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Indians 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Joe Heving facing 4-5-6
t6 2-1 0 --- PHA F. Hayes J. Heving 7% 75% Double
t6 2-1 0 -2- O PHA D. Siebert J. Heving -6% 68% Fielder's Choice ; Hayes out at 3B/SS-3B
t6 2-1 1 1-- O PHA B. Estalella J. Heving -2% 67% Groundout: P-1B; Siebert to 2B
t6 2-1 2 -2- PHA I. Hall J. Heving 1% 67% Walk
t6 2-1 2 12- R PHA E. Busch J. Heving 13% 80% Single; Siebert Scores; Hall to 3B
t6 3-1 2 1-3 O PHA J. Flores J. Heving -3% 77% Baserunner Out Advancing; Hall out at Hm/C-2B-C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 5-6-7
b6 1-3 0 --- O CLE P. O'Dea J. Flores 3% 80% Flyball: 3B
b6 1-3 1 --- O CLE B. Rosar J. Flores 2% 82% Flyball: 3B
b6 1-3 2 --- R CLE K. Keltner J. Flores -13% 70% Home Run
b6 2-3 2 --- CLE J. Grant J. Flores -2% 67% Hit By Pitch
Pat Seerey pinch hits for Joe Heving (P) batting 9th
b6 2-3 2 1-- O CLE P. Seerey J. Flores 4% 71% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Ed Klieman facing 9-1-2
Ed Klieman replaces Paul O'Dea (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Pat Seerey moves from PH to LF
t7 3-2 0 --- PHA J. Flores E. Klieman 4% 75% Walk
t7 3-2 0 1-- O PHA J. White E. Klieman -3% 72% Flyball: LF
t7 3-2 1 1-- PHA G. Kell E. Klieman 3% 75% Walk; Flores to 2B
t7 3-2 1 12- PHA F. Garrison E. Klieman 6% 81% Walk; Flores to 3B; Kell to 2B
t7 3-2 1 123 RO PHA F. Hayes E. Klieman 3% 83% Flyball: CF; Flores Scores
t7 4-2 2 12- O PHA D. Siebert E. Klieman -3% 81% Flyball: LF
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 1-2-3
b7 2-4 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau J. Flores 4% 84% Flyball: LF
b7 2-4 1 --- CLE M. Rocco J. Flores -4% 80% Single
b7 2-4 1 1-- O CLE R. Cullenbine J. Flores 5% 85% Flyball: RF
b7 2-4 2 1-- O CLE O. Hockett J. Flores 3% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Ed Klieman facing 6-7-8
t8 4-2 0 --- O PHA B. Estalella E. Klieman -1% 87% Flyball: LF
t8 4-2 1 --- O PHA I. Hall E. Klieman -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-2 2 --- PHA E. Busch E. Klieman 1% 87% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t8 4-2 2 1-- O PHA J. Flores E. Klieman -1% 86% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 5-6-7
Jeff Heath pinch hits for Ed Klieman (P) batting 5th
b8 2-4 0 --- O CLE J. Heath J. Flores 4% 90% Strikeout
b8 2-4 1 --- O CLE B. Rosar J. Flores 2% 92% Groundout: P-1B
b8 2-4 2 --- O CLE K. Keltner J. Flores 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Mike Naymick facing 1-2-3
Mike Naymick replaces Jeff Heath (PH) pitching and batting 5th
t9 4-2 0 --- PHA J. White M. Naymick 1% 95% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t9 4-2 0 1-- O PHA G. Kell M. Naymick -1% 94% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 4-2 1 1-- O PHA F. Garrison M. Naymick -1% 93% Strikeout
t9 4-2 2 1-- O PHA F. Hayes M. Naymick -1% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' Jesse Flores facing 8-9-1
b9 2-4 0 --- CLE J. Grant J. Flores -12% 80% Triple
b9 2-4 0 --3 O CLE P. Seerey J. Flores 9% 89% Strikeout
b9 2-4 1 --3 RO CLE L. Boudreau J. Flores 7% 96% Groundout: SS-1B; Grant Scores
b9 3-4 2 --- O CLE M. Rocco J. Flores 4% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Indians 3.

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