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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
5
7
BAL
@CLE
4
7
WSH
@DET
0
4
NYY
@KCA
3
4
MLN
@BRO
6
8
CIN
@NYG
0
5
CIN
@NYG
7
9
CHC
@PHI
3
1
STL
@PIT
1
3
Tuesday, August 30, 1955,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 9,008, Time of Game: 2:27
Orioles
4
41-85
 Lost 1 
8th, 35½ GB
at Indians
7
78-52
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Bob Lemon (15-8)
L: Jim Wilson (8-17)
S: Don Mossi (7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  3  0   1  0  0    4 12  1
Indians         0  0  2   0  1  3   1  0  X    7  8  1

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Fred Marsh 3B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .220 .297 .256 .553 0.069 1.13 0.137 -0.068 0.4 2 1
Cal Abrams CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .248 .418 .390 .808 -0.051 0.97 0.023 -0.074 -0.6 3 0
Dave Philley LF 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .313 .382 .456 .838 0.105 1.03 0.117 -0.012 1.2 6 1
   Chuck Diering PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .324 .300 .624 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Bob Hale 1B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .354 .364 .402 .766 -0.095 1.23 0.066 -0.161 -0.8 3 0 CS
Dave Pope RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .253 .317 .372 .688 -0.061 1.23 0.037 -0.098 -0.5 4 0
   Jim Dyck PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .317 .413 .398 .811 -0.034 1.30 0.000 -0.034 -0.4
Hal Smith C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261 .301 .359 .660 -0.086 0.88 0.000 -0.086 -0.8 1 1
Don Leppert 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .056 .190 .056 .246 0.013 0.82 0.059 -0.047 0.1 2 1
Willy Miranda SS 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .237 .299 .288 .586 0.134 1.08 0.158 -0.024 1.1 3 1
Jim Wilson P 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .129 .141 .143 .284 0.020 1.58 0.080 -0.060 0.0 0 1
   Ted Gray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gus Triandos PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .265 .325 .398 .723 -0.041 1.56 0.000 -0.041 -0.4
   George Zuverink P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056 .056 .056 .111 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 4 12 4 2 6 41 .308 .341 .308 .649 -0.027 1.09 0.677 -0.705 -0.7 24 6
TB: W Miranda 3; D Philley 3; F Marsh 2; B Hale 2; J Wilson; D Pope.
RBI: D Philley 2 (40); F Marsh (10); J Wilson (4).
2-out RBI: D Philley.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Miranda-D Leppert-B Hale.
E: H Smith (5).
Outfield Assists: D Philley (A Smith at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: B Hale (2, 2nd base by B Lemon/H Naragon).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith CF-RF 3 2 1 2 2 1 5 .306 .409 .487 .897 0.233 1.06 0.259 -0.025 2.1 0 0 HR
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 2 2 1 0 5 .264 .366 .383 .749 0.137 1.06 0.156 -0.018 0.9 2 7
Gene Woodling RF-LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .266 .355 .394 .750 -0.117 0.98 0.000 -0.117 -1.3 0 0
Ralph Kiner LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .244 .364 .433 .797 0.146 1.01 0.176 -0.031 1.1 2 0
   Hoot Evers PR-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .317 .438 .755 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ferris Fain 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .271 .454 .347 .801 -0.024 1.14 0.059 -0.083 0.2 11 0
Al Rosen 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .249 .359 .408 .767 -0.010 0.99 0.067 -0.077 -0.9 2 1 GDP
Hal Naragon C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .333 .403 .450 .854 0.080 1.20 0.129 -0.049 1.0 6 1 2B
George Strickland SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .214 .309 .286 .595 0.051 1.04 0.092 -0.041 0.5 4 5
Bob Lemon P 2 1 0 1 1 0 4 .190 .303 .238 .541 -0.024 1.28 0.039 -0.064 -0.7 0 1 SF
   Don Mossi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .476 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 7 8 6 8 1 39 .267 .410 .400 .810 0.472 1.08 0.977 -0.505 2.9 27 15
2B: H Naragon (6, off J Wilson).
HR: A Smith (20, off J Wilson, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: B Lemon (2, off J Wilson).
TB: A Smith 4; H Naragon 3; A Rosen 2; B Avila 2; F Fain.
GIDP: A Rosen (14).
RBI: B Avila 2 (54); A Smith 2 (71); B Lemon (7); H Naragon (11).
2-out RBI: H Naragon.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Naragon-G Strickland.
E: B Lemon (1).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Wilson, L (8-17) 6.2 8 7 6 8 1 1 3.59 35 25 -0.490 1.19 -3.8
Ted Gray 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.87 1 2 0 0.011 0.43 0.4
George Zuverink 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.03 3 0 0 0.007 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 7 6 8 1 1 6.75 39 25 2 0 -0.472 1.08 -2.9

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Lemon, W (15-8) 8.2 12 4 4 2 5 0 3.94 40 47 -0.006 1.09 0.2
Don Mossi, S (7) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.64 1 2 0 0.034 1.30 0.4
Team Totals 9 12 4 4 2 6 0 4.00 41 47 2 0 0.028 1.09 0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 9,008.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Cleveland Indians
1 Fred Marsh 3B 1 Al Smith CF
2 Cal Abrams CF 2 Bobby Avila 2B
3 Dave Philley LF 3 Gene Woodling RF
4 Bob Hale 1B 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Dave Pope RF 5 Ferris Fain 1B
6 Hal Smith C 6 Al Rosen 3B
7 Don Leppert 2B 7 Hal Naragon C
8 Willy Miranda SS 8 George Strickland SS
9 Jim Wilson P 9 Bob Lemon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 1-- RR CLE A. Smith J. Wilson 17% 76% Home Run; Lemon Scores
b5 2-3 2 12- R CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson 16% 57% Reached on E2 (Ground Ball); Avila to 3B; Smith Scores/No RBI/unER
t5 1-2 0 12- R BAL F. Marsh B. Lemon -12% 38% Single to LF; Wilson to 2B; Miranda Scores
t5 0-2 0 1-- BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon -11% 59% Single to LF; Leppert to 3B
b6 3-3 0 12- CLE G. Strickland J. Wilson 9% 79% Walk; Rosen to 3B; Naragon to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BAL F. Marsh B. Lemon 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O BAL C. Abrams B. Lemon 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- BAL D. Philley B. Lemon -1% 53% Single to SS
t1 0-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Hale B. Lemon 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith J. Wilson -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Avila J. Wilson 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE G. Woodling J. Wilson -3% 52% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Pope B. Lemon -4% 46% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O BAL H. Smith B. Lemon 4% 50% Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BAL D. Leppert B. Lemon 3% 53% Lineout: LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon -2% 51% Single to CF; Pope to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O BAL J. Wilson B. Lemon 4% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- CLE F. Fain J. Wilson 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson -3% 55% Flyball: SS
b2 0-0 1 1-- O CLE H. Naragon J. Wilson -3% 52% Flyball: SS
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland J. Wilson -2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O BAL F. Marsh B. Lemon 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O BAL C. Abrams B. Lemon 2% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-0 2 --- O BAL D. Philley B. Lemon 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- CLE B. Lemon J. Wilson 4% 59% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- RR CLE A. Smith J. Wilson 17% 76% Home Run; Lemon Scores
b3 2-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Wilson -2% 75% Lineout: 2B
b3 2-0 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling J. Wilson -1% 74% Flyball: RF
b3 2-0 2 --- O CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson -1% 73% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- BAL B. Hale B. Lemon -4% 68% Single to 2B
t4 0-2 0 1-- OO BAL D. Pope B. Lemon 9% 77% Double Play: Strikeout, Hale Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 0-2 2 --- O BAL H. Smith B. Lemon 1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- O CLE F. Fain J. Wilson -2% 77% Flyball: LF
b4 2-0 1 --- CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson 2% 79% Single to SS
b4 2-0 1 1-- O CLE H. Naragon J. Wilson -2% 77% Flyball: CF
b4 2-0 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland J. Wilson -2% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- BAL D. Leppert B. Lemon -5% 70% Walk
t5 0-2 0 1-- BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon -11% 59% Single to LF; Leppert to 3B
t5 0-2 0 1-3 R BAL J. Wilson B. Lemon -8% 51% Single to CF; Miranda to 2B; Leppert Scores
t5 1-2 0 12- R BAL F. Marsh B. Lemon -12% 38% Single to LF; Wilson to 2B; Miranda Scores
t5 2-2 0 12- O BAL C. Abrams B. Lemon 3% 41% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Wilson to 3B
t5 2-2 1 1-3 RO BAL D. Philley B. Lemon -2% 39% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Wilson Scores
t5 3-2 2 1-- O BAL B. Hale B. Lemon 3% 42% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 9-1-2
b5 2-3 0 --- O CLE B. Lemon J. Wilson -3% 38% Flyball: RF
b5 2-3 1 --- CLE A. Smith J. Wilson 4% 42% Walk
b5 2-3 1 1-- CLE B. Avila J. Wilson 5% 47% Single to RF; Smith to 2B
b5 2-3 1 12- O CLE G. Woodling J. Wilson -7% 41% Flyball: CF
b5 2-3 2 12- R CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson 16% 57% Reached on E2 (Ground Ball); Avila to 3B; Smith Scores/No RBI/unER
b5 3-3 2 1-3 O CLE F. Fain J. Wilson -7% 50% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 3, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 3-3, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
t6 3-3 0 --- O BAL D. Pope B. Lemon 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 3-3 1 --- O BAL H. Smith B. Lemon 2% 56% Flyball: 2B
t6 3-3 2 --- O BAL D. Leppert B. Lemon 2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 3, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 3-3, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 6-7-8
b6 3-3 0 --- CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson 5% 63% Single to LF
b6 3-3 0 1-- CLE H. Naragon J. Wilson 7% 70% Single to LF; Rosen to 2B
b6 3-3 0 12- CLE G. Strickland J. Wilson 9% 79% Walk; Rosen to 3B; Naragon to 2B
b6 3-3 0 123 RO CLE B. Lemon J. Wilson -2% 77% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Rosen Scores
b6 4-3 1 12- CLE A. Smith J. Wilson 5% 82% Walk; Naragon to 3B; Strickland to 2B
b6 4-3 1 123 RRO CLE B. Avila J. Wilson 8% 90% Single to LF; Smith out at 3B/LF-C-3B; Strickland Scores; Naragon Scores
b6 6-3 2 1-- O CLE G. Woodling J. Wilson -1% 89% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, Indians 6.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-6, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 8-9-1
t7 3-6 0 --- O BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-6 1 --- O BAL J. Wilson B. Lemon 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-6 2 --- BAL F. Marsh B. Lemon -1% 92% Single to CF
t7 3-6 2 1-- BAL C. Abrams B. Lemon -2% 90% Walk; Marsh to 2B
t7 3-6 2 12- R BAL D. Philley B. Lemon -8% 82% Single to CF; Abrams to 2B; Marsh Scores
t7 4-6 2 12- O BAL B. Hale B. Lemon 6% 89% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 4, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-4, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 4-5-6
b7 6-4 0 --- CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson 2% 90% Walk
Hoot Evers pinch runs for Ralph Kiner (LF) batting 4th
b7 6-4 0 1-- CLE F. Fain J. Wilson 2% 92% Single; Evers to 2B
b7 6-4 0 12- OO CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson -4% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Evers to 3B
b7 6-4 2 --3 R CLE H. Naragon J. Wilson 6% 94% Double to CF; Evers Scores
b7 7-4 2 -2- CLE G. Strickland J. Wilson 0% 94% Walk
Ted Gray replaces Jim Wilson pitching and batting 9th
b7 7-4 2 12- O CLE B. Lemon T. Gray -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 4, Indians 7.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-7, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
Gene Woodling moves from RF to LF
Hoot Evers moves from PR to CF
Al Smith moves from CF to RF
t8 4-7 0 --- O BAL D. Pope B. Lemon 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-7 1 --- O BAL H. Smith B. Lemon 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-7 2 --- BAL D. Leppert B. Lemon -1% 95% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball)
t8 4-7 2 1-- BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon -2% 93% Single to LF; Leppert to 2B
Gus Triandos pinch hits for Ted Gray (P) batting 9th
t8 4-7 2 12- O BAL G. Triandos B. Lemon 4% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 4, Indians 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-4, Orioles' George Zuverink facing 1-2-3
George Zuverink replaces Gus Triandos (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-4 0 --- O CLE A. Smith G. Zuverink -0% 97% Lineout: 3B
b8 7-4 1 --- O CLE B. Avila G. Zuverink -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b8 7-4 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling G. Zuverink -0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 4, Indians 7.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-7, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
t9 4-7 0 --- O BAL F. Marsh B. Lemon 2% 99% Flyball: 3B
t9 4-7 1 --- O BAL C. Abrams B. Lemon 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-7 2 --- BAL D. Philley B. Lemon -1% 99% Single to RF
Chuck Diering pinch runs for Dave Philley (LF) batting 3rd
t9 4-7 2 1-- BAL B. Hale B. Lemon -2% 97% Single to LF; Diering to 2B
Don Mossi replaces Bob Lemon pitching and batting 9th
Jim Dyck pinch hits for Dave Pope (RF) batting 5th
t9 4-7 2 12- O BAL J. Dyck D. Mossi 3% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 4, Indians 7.

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