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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
4
1
WSH
@CLE
7
0
WSH
@CLE
6
0
PHA
@DET
0
4
PHA
@DET
1
4
BOS
@SLB
6
10
PIT
@BRO
11
1
STL
@BSN
2
0
CHC
@NYG
3
9
CIN
@PHI
3
4
Monday, August 20, 1945, 8:30PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 24,611, Time of Game: 1:55
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Senators
6
64-49
 Won 2 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Indians
0
58-54
 Lost 2 
4th, 7 GB
L: Steve Gromek (15-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  1   4  0  0   1  0  0    6 11  2
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  1

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Kreevich CF 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .246 .329 .315 .644 0.021 0.56 0.058 -0.036 0.6 2 0
George Myatt 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .302 .382 .377 .759 -0.011 0.35 0.011 -0.022 -0.5 3 0
   Fred Vaughn 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232 .292 .286 .578 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 1 2
Buddy Lewis RF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .340 .417 .491 .907 -0.001 0.31 0.029 -0.030 -0.2 0 0 2·3B
Joe Kuhel 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .274 .369 .380 .749 0.007 0.63 0.047 -0.039 0.8 7 2 2B
George Binks LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .287 .333 .400 .734 0.129 0.64 0.155 -0.026 0.9 6 0 3B
Hillis Layne 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .253 .320 .330 .650 0.014 0.37 0.031 -0.017 1.1 0 1 3B
Al Evans C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .284 .381 .459 .840 0.038 0.31 0.052 -0.014 0.4 3 0 2B
Dick Kimble SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .250 .400 .750 1.150 0.134 0.45 0.137 -0.003 0.6 4 4 3B,IW
Alex Carrasquel P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .083 .214 .083 .298 -0.051 0.46 0.000 -0.051 -1.4 1 1
Team Totals 38 6 11 5 1 1 39 .289 .308 .605 .913 0.280 0.44 0.520 -0.238 2.3 27 10
2B: A Evans (9, off S Gromek); J Kuhel (21, off J Salveson).
3B: B Lewis 2 (3, 1 off J Salveson, 1 off S Gromek); D Kimble (1, off S Gromek); G Binks (5, off S Gromek); H Layne (2, off J Salveson).
IBB: D Kimble (1, by S Gromek).
TB: B Lewis 6; H Layne 4; D Kimble 3; J Kuhel 3; G Binks 3; A Evans 2; M Kreevich; G Myatt.
RBI: M Kreevich 2 (32); H Layne (9); G Binks (70); J Kuhel (55).
2-out RBI: J Kuhel.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Vaughn-J Kuhel.
E: D Kimble (1); G Binks (6).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dutch Meyer 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .295 .342 .418 .760 -0.070 0.96 0.029 -0.099 -0.6 0 5
Mickey Rocco 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .312 .353 .665 0.022 0.73 0.075 -0.052 -0.2 11 1 2B
Les Fleming RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .360 .429 .520 .949 -0.095 0.77 0.000 -0.095 -1.1 4 0
Jeff Heath LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .312 .420 .522 .942 -0.017 0.60 0.022 -0.039 -0.3 2 0
Don Ross 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .284 .352 .364 .716 0.043 0.70 0.064 -0.022 -0.0 1 1
Felix Mackiewicz CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .366 .371 .737 -0.070 1.05 0.018 -0.089 -0.5 2 0
Frankie Hayes C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .243 .341 .371 .712 0.046 0.63 0.074 -0.028 0.0 4 0
Al Cihocki SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .219 .249 .259 .508 -0.093 1.00 0.000 -0.093 -1.0 2 4
   Stan Benjamin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Steve Gromek P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .229 .325 .257 .582 0.025 1.95 0.025 0.000 0.3 0 0
   Jack Salveson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .444 .500 1.000 1.500 -0.011 0.20 0.000 -0.011 -0.3 1 2
   Paul O'Dea PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .252 .319 .296 .615 0.001 0.03 0.001 0.000 0.2
Team Totals 33 0 7 0 4 1 37 .212 .297 .242 .540 -0.220 0.76 0.308 -0.529 -3.7 27 13
2B: M Rocco (18, off A Carrasquel).
TB: D Meyer 2; M Rocco 2; P O'Dea; F Hayes; F Mackiewicz; D Ross.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
E: L Fleming (2).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Alex Carrasquel, W (5-3) 9 7 0 0 4 1 0 2.12 37 70 0.219 0.76 3.7
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 4 1 0 0.00 37 70 0.219 0.76 3.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Gromek, L (15-7) 3.1 8 5 4 1 0 0 2.60 19 25 -0.302 0.81 -4.2
Jack Salveson 5.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.49 20 2 0 0.022 0.09 1.9
Team Totals 9 11 6 5 1 1 0 5.00 39 25 2 0 -0.280 0.44 -2.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: S Gromek (2; D Kimble).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McGowan, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - (none), 3B - Art Passarella.
Time of Game: 1:55.
Attendance: 24,611.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Cleveland Indians
1 Mike Kreevich CF 1 Dutch Meyer 2B
2 George Myatt 2B 2 Mickey Rocco 1B
3 Buddy Lewis RF 3 Les Fleming RF
4 Joe Kuhel 1B 4 Jeff Heath LF
5 George Binks LF 5 Don Ross 3B
6 Hillis Layne 3B 6 Felix Mackiewicz CF
7 Al Evans C 7 Frankie Hayes C
8 Dick Kimble SS 8 Al Cihocki SS
9 Alex Carrasquel P 9 Steve Gromek P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-0 0 1-- R WSH G. Binks S. Gromek 15% 83% Triple to CF; Kuhel Scores
t3 0-0 0 --- R WSH D. Kimble S. Gromek 13% 63% Triple to RF; Kimble Scores/Adv on E9 (throw)/unER
b2 0-0 2 123 O CLE D. Meyer A. Carrasquel 8% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE M. Rocco A. Carrasquel -7% 40% Double to LF; Rocco to 3B/Adv on E7
b2 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE A. Cihocki A. Carrasquel 7% 45% Foul Bunt Popfly: P

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O WSH M. Kreevich S. Gromek -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O WSH G. Myatt S. Gromek -1% 47% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- WSH B. Lewis S. Gromek 3% 49% Triple to CF
t1 0-0 2 --3 O WSH J. Kuhel S. Gromek -4% 46% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE D. Meyer A. Carrasquel 2% 48% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE M. Rocco A. Carrasquel -7% 40% Double to LF; Rocco to 3B/Adv on E7
b1 0-0 1 --3 O CLE L. Fleming A. Carrasquel 6% 46% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --3 O CLE J. Heath A. Carrasquel 4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSH G. Binks S. Gromek -2% 48% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- O WSH H. Layne S. Gromek -1% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O WSH A. Evans S. Gromek -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- CLE D. Ross A. Carrasquel -4% 41% Single to LF
b2 0-0 0 1-- O CLE F. Mackiewicz A. Carrasquel 4% 45% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- CLE F. Hayes A. Carrasquel -7% 37% Single to LF; Mackiewicz to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE A. Cihocki A. Carrasquel 7% 45% Foul Bunt Popfly: P
b2 0-0 2 1-3 CLE S. Gromek A. Carrasquel -3% 42% Walk; Hayes to 2B
b2 0-0 2 123 O CLE D. Meyer A. Carrasquel 8% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- R WSH D. Kimble S. Gromek 13% 63% Triple to RF; Kimble Scores/Adv on E9 (throw)/unER
t3 1-0 0 --- O WSH A. Carrasquel S. Gromek -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O WSH M. Kreevich S. Gromek -1% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- WSH G. Myatt S. Gromek 1% 61% Single to CF
t3 1-0 2 1-- O WSH B. Lewis S. Gromek -2% 59% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 2-3-4
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE M. Rocco A. Carrasquel 3% 61% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 1 --- O CLE L. Fleming A. Carrasquel 2% 63% Flyball: LF
b3 0-1 2 --- CLE J. Heath A. Carrasquel -1% 62% Walk
b3 0-1 2 1-- CLE D. Ross A. Carrasquel -3% 59% Walk; Heath to 2B
b3 0-1 2 12- O CLE F. Mackiewicz A. Carrasquel 5% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- WSH J. Kuhel S. Gromek 4% 68% Single to RF
t4 1-0 0 1-- R WSH G. Binks S. Gromek 15% 83% Triple to CF; Kuhel Scores
t4 2-0 0 --3 R WSH H. Layne S. Gromek 3% 86% Single to CF; Binks Scores
t4 3-0 0 1-- WSH A. Evans S. Gromek 5% 91% Double to LF; Layne to 3B
t4 3-0 0 -23 WSH D. Kimble S. Gromek 1% 92% Intentional Walk
t4 3-0 0 123 O WSH A. Carrasquel S. Gromek -3% 89% Foul Flyball: C
t4 3-0 1 123 RR WSH M. Kreevich S. Gromek 6% 95% Single to LF; Layne Scores; Evans Scores; Kimble to 2B
Jack Salveson replaces Steve Gromek pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-0 1 12- O WSH G. Myatt J. Salveson -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Kimble to 3B
t4 5-0 2 1-3 O WSH B. Lewis J. Salveson -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 7-8-9
b4 0-5 0 --- O CLE F. Hayes A. Carrasquel 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-5 1 --- O CLE A. Cihocki A. Carrasquel 1% 95% Strikeout
b4 0-5 2 --- O CLE J. Salveson A. Carrasquel 0% 95% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Jack Salveson facing 4-5-6
t5 5-0 0 --- O WSH J. Kuhel J. Salveson -0% 95% Flyball: RF
t5 5-0 1 --- O WSH G. Binks J. Salveson -0% 95% Groundout: P-1B
t5 5-0 2 --- O WSH H. Layne J. Salveson -0% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 1-2-3
b5 0-5 0 --- CLE D. Meyer A. Carrasquel -2% 93% Single to 3B
b5 0-5 0 1-- O CLE M. Rocco A. Carrasquel 2% 94% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-5 1 1-- O CLE L. Fleming A. Carrasquel 1% 96% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Fleming to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
b5 0-5 2 -2- CLE J. Heath A. Carrasquel -1% 95% Walk
b5 0-5 2 12- O CLE D. Ross A. Carrasquel 2% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Jack Salveson facing 7-8-9
t6 5-0 0 --- O WSH A. Evans J. Salveson -0% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
t6 5-0 1 --- O WSH D. Kimble J. Salveson -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 5-0 2 --- O WSH A. Carrasquel J. Salveson -0% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 6-7-8
b6 0-5 0 --- CLE F. Mackiewicz A. Carrasquel -2% 94% Single to LF
b6 0-5 0 1-- O CLE F. Hayes A. Carrasquel 2% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 0-5 1 1-- O CLE A. Cihocki A. Carrasquel 1% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 0-5 2 1-- O CLE J. Salveson A. Carrasquel 1% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Jack Salveson facing 1-2-3
t7 5-0 0 --- O WSH M. Kreevich J. Salveson -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 5-0 1 --- O WSH G. Myatt J. Salveson -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-0 2 --- WSH B. Lewis J. Salveson 0% 98% Triple to CF
t7 5-0 2 --3 R WSH J. Kuhel J. Salveson 1% 99% Double to RF; Lewis Scores
t7 6-0 2 -2- O WSH G. Binks J. Salveson -0% 99% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 6, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 1-2-3
Fred Vaughn replaces George Myatt playing 2B batting 2nd
b7 0-6 0 --- CLE D. Meyer A. Carrasquel -1% 98% Single to LF
b7 0-6 0 1-- O CLE M. Rocco A. Carrasquel 1% 99% Flyball: SS
b7 0-6 1 1-- O CLE L. Fleming A. Carrasquel 1% 99% Flyball: LF
b7 0-6 2 1-- O CLE J. Heath A. Carrasquel 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 6, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Ahead 6-0, Indians' Jack Salveson facing 6-7-8
t8 6-0 0 --- WSH H. Layne J. Salveson 0% 100% Triple to CF
t8 6-0 0 --3 O WSH A. Evans J. Salveson -0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
t8 6-0 1 --3 O WSH D. Kimble J. Salveson -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 6-0 2 --3 O WSH A. Carrasquel J. Salveson -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 6, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 5-6-7
b8 0-6 0 --- O CLE D. Ross A. Carrasquel 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b8 0-6 1 --- O CLE F. Mackiewicz A. Carrasquel 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b8 0-6 2 --- O CLE F. Hayes A. Carrasquel 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 6, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Ahead 6-0, Indians' Jack Salveson facing 1-2-3
t9 6-0 0 --- O WSH M. Kreevich J. Salveson -0% 100% Lineout: 3B
t9 6-0 1 --- O WSH F. Vaughn J. Salveson -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-0 2 --- O WSH B. Lewis J. Salveson -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 6, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Senators' Alex Carrasquel facing 8-9-1
Stan Benjamin pinch hits for Al Cihocki (SS) batting 8th
b9 0-6 0 --- O CLE S. Benjamin A. Carrasquel 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
Paul O'Dea pinch hits for Jack Salveson (P) batting 9th
b9 0-6 1 --- CLE P. O'Dea A. Carrasquel -0% 100% Single to LF
b9 0-6 1 1-- OO CLE D. Meyer A. Carrasquel 0% 100% Double Play: Flyball: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 6, Indians 0.

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