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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
5
6
 
(11)
NYY
@BAL
5
3
WSH
@BOS
2
10
WSH
@BOS
2
7
KCA
@CLE
5
4
KCA
@CLE
2
9
CHW
@DET
2
7
CHW
@DET
3
0
PHI
@BRO
4
11
PHI
@BRO
2
8
MLN
@CHC
0
2
MLN
@CHC
1
0
PIT
@NYG
8
5
 
(10)
PIT
@NYG
3
6
CIN
@STL
2
3
 
(10)
Monday, September 5, 1955,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:33
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Athletics
2
56-79
 Lost 1 
6th, 26 GB
at Indians
9
83-54
 Won 1 
1st
W: Herb Score (15-10)
L: Alex Kellner (10-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  4  3
Indians         1  2  1   1  1  0   3  0  X    9 11  2

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vic Power 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .313 .849 0.003 0.55 0.041 -0.038 -0.1 9 0 CS
   Bill Harrington P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .368 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Harry Simpson CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 .317 .824 -0.032 0.53 0.012 -0.043 -0.6 2 0
Bill Renna RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .221 .683 0.000 0.54 0.035 -0.035 -0.4 1 0 2B
Gus Zernial LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .243 .767 -0.020 0.74 0.039 -0.059 -0.1 3 0
Hector Lopez 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 .290 .756 0.041 0.58 0.061 -0.020 2.0 0 3 HR
Jim Finigan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .257 .730 -0.075 0.69 0.000 -0.075 -1.2 4 5
Clete Boyer SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .568 -0.059 0.63 0.000 -0.059 -0.9 0 0
Joe Astroth C 3 0 0 0 0 2 .228 .643 -0.060 0.77 0.000 -0.060 -0.8 4 1
Alex Kellner P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .558 -0.022 0.85 0.000 -0.022 -0.2 0 1
   Ray Herbert P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .455 -0.008 0.30 0.000 -0.008 -0.2 0 1
   Jack Littrell PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .439 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 32 2 4 2 2 11 .125 .426 -0.233 0.58 0.188 -0.420 -2.7 24 11
2B: B Renna (6, off H Score).
HR: H Lopez (13, off H Score; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: H Lopez 5; B Renna 2; G Zernial.
RBI: H Lopez 2 (59).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: J Finigan (17); C Boyer (3); V Power (8).
Baserunning
CS: V Power (3, 2nd base by H Score/J Hegan).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Avila 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .264 .750 0.012 0.67 0.036 -0.024 0.2 2 0
   Billy Harrell SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0
Rudy Regalado 3B 5 0 2 2 0 1 .250 .583 0.144 0.71 0.161 -0.017 1.8 2 1
Al Smith RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .311 .900 0.004 0.42 0.031 -0.028 -0.1 1 0
   Stu Locklin RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 .273 .697 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.1 0 0
Ralph Kiner LF 4 1 1 1 1 1 .242 .805 0.086 0.32 0.110 -0.024 0.4 0 0 2B
Al Rosen 1B 3 2 1 2 1 1 .249 .780 -0.020 0.41 0.017 -0.037 1.2 3 0 HR
Larry Doby CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 .290 .864 -0.013 0.39 0.016 -0.029 1.5 3 0 HR,3B
   Hoot Evers CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .752 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jim Hegan C 2 1 1 2 1 0 .230 .668 0.075 0.30 0.075 0.000 0.8 12 1 SF
George Strickland SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .210 .583 -0.020 0.34 0.007 -0.027 -0.4 2 1
   Sam Dente 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .631 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Herb Score P 4 1 1 0 0 1 .128 .291 0.001 0.34 0.017 -0.017 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 35 9 11 8 4 5 .314 .946 0.269 0.42 0.470 -0.203 4.9 27 4
2B: R Kiner (12, off A Kellner).
3B: L Doby (4, off R Herbert).
HR: L Doby (23, off R Herbert; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF); A Rosen (20, off R Herbert; 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: J Hegan (7, off R Herbert).
TB: L Doby 7; A Rosen 4; R Regalado 2; R Kiner 2; A Smith; S Locklin; J Hegan; H Score; G Strickland.
RBI: A Rosen 2 (75); J Hegan 2 (36); R Regalado 2 (2); R Kiner (51); L Doby (65).
2-out RBI: R Regalado 2; R Kiner; J Hegan.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Hegan-B Avila.
E: A Rosen (16); B Avila (13).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: A Smith (2nd base by R Herbert).

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Alex Kellner, L (10-8) 3 7 5 4 3 2 0 3.91 20 26 -0.255 0.77 -3.4
Ray Herbert 4 3 4 4 1 1 2 5.93 16 2 1 -0.014 0.10 -1.9
Bill Harrington 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.79 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 11 9 8 4 5 2 9.00 40 26 2 1 -0.269 0.42 -4.9
A Kellner faced 2 batters in the 4th inning.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Score, W (15-10) 9 4 2 2 2 11 1 3.06 34 80 0.231 0.58 2.7
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 2 11 1 2.00 34 80 0.231 0.58 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: R Herbert (0; A Smith, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Athletics         Cleveland Indians
1 Vic Power 1B 1 Bobby Avila 2B
2 Harry Simpson CF 2 Rudy Regalado 3B
3 Bill Renna RF 3 Al Smith RF
4 Gus Zernial LF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Hector Lopez 3B 5 Al Rosen 1B
6 Jim Finigan 2B 6 Larry Doby CF
7 Clete Boyer SS 7 Jim Hegan C
8 Joe Astroth C 8 George Strickland SS
9 Alex Kellner P 9 Herb Score P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 2 123 RR CLE R. Regalado A. Kellner 15% 82% Single to LF; Avila to 3B; Score Scores; Hegan Scores
b1 0-0 2 1-- R CLE R. Kiner A. Kellner 11% 63% Double to RF; Smith Scores
t2 0-1 0 1-- KCA H. Lopez H. Score -6% 50% Single to LF; Zernial to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- O KCA J. Finigan H. Score 6% 56% Strikeout
t3 0-3 2 -23 O KCA G. Zernial H. Score 6% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B

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' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCA V. Power H. Score -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCA H. Simpson H. Score 3% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCA B. Renna H. Score 5% 55% Double Play: Strikeout, Power Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila A. Kellner -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Regalado A. Kellner -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- CLE A. Smith A. Kellner 1% 52% Single to SS
b1 0-0 2 1-- R CLE R. Kiner A. Kellner 11% 63% Double to RF; Smith Scores
b1 1-0 2 -2- O CLE A. Rosen A. Kellner -3% 60% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Herb Score facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- KCA G. Zernial H. Score -4% 56% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-1 0 1-- KCA H. Lopez H. Score -6% 50% Single to LF; Zernial to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- O KCA J. Finigan H. Score 6% 56% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 12- O KCA C. Boyer H. Score 5% 61% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 12- O KCA J. Astroth H. Score 5% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O CLE L. Doby A. Kellner -2% 64% Lineout: 2B
b2 1-0 1 --- CLE J. Hegan A. Kellner 2% 66% Walk
b2 1-0 1 1-- O CLE G. Strickland A. Kellner -3% 63% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 1-- CLE H. Score A. Kellner 2% 65% Single to 1B; Hegan to 2B
b2 1-0 2 12- CLE B. Avila A. Kellner 3% 68% Walk; Hegan to 3B; Score to 2B
b2 1-0 2 123 RR CLE R. Regalado A. Kellner 15% 82% Single to LF; Avila to 3B; Score Scores; Hegan Scores
b2 3-0 2 1-3 O CLE A. Smith A. Kellner -3% 79% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- O KCA A. Kellner H. Score 2% 82% Flyball: CF
t3 0-3 1 --- O KCA V. Power H. Score 1% 83% Strikeout
t3 0-3 2 --- KCA H. Simpson H. Score -1% 82% Walk
t3 0-3 2 1-- KCA B. Renna H. Score -3% 78% Double to CF; Simpson to 3B
t3 0-3 2 -23 O KCA G. Zernial H. Score 6% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 4-5-6
b3 3-0 0 --- O CLE R. Kiner A. Kellner -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- CLE A. Rosen A. Kellner 1% 84% Walk
b3 3-0 1 1-- O CLE L. Doby A. Kellner -1% 83% Groundout: P-1B; Rosen to 2B
b3 3-0 2 -2- R CLE J. Hegan A. Kellner 5% 88% Single to LF; Rosen Scores
b3 4-0 2 1-- CLE G. Strickland A. Kellner 1% 89% Single to LF; Hegan to 2B
b3 4-0 2 12- O CLE H. Score A. Kellner -2% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Herb Score facing 5-6-7
t4 0-4 0 --- O KCA H. Lopez H. Score 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-4 1 --- O KCA J. Finigan H. Score 1% 90% Flyball: SS
t4 0-4 2 --- O KCA C. Boyer H. Score 1% 91% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 1-2-3
b4 4-0 0 --- CLE B. Avila A. Kellner 1% 92% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b4 4-0 0 1-- CLE R. Regalado A. Kellner 2% 94% Single to LF; Avila to 2B
Ray Herbert replaces Alex Kellner pitching and batting 9th
b4 4-0 0 12- RO CLE A. Smith R. Herbert 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Avila Scores/Adv on E4/No RBI/unER; Smith to 2B
b4 5-0 1 -2- CLE R. Kiner R. Herbert 1% 96% Smith Picked off 2B, safe on E3; Smith to 3B
b4 5-0 1 --3 O CLE R. Kiner R. Herbert -1% 94% Strikeout
b4 5-0 2 --3 O CLE A. Rosen R. Herbert -1% 94% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 3 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Herb Score facing 8-9-1
t5 0-5 0 --- O KCA J. Astroth H. Score 1% 95% Strikeout
t5 0-5 1 --- O KCA R. Herbert H. Score 1% 96% Strikeout
t5 0-5 2 --- KCA V. Power H. Score -1% 95% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t5 0-5 2 1-- O KCA H. Simpson H. Score 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Ray Herbert facing 6-7-8
b5 5-0 0 --- CLE L. Doby R. Herbert 2% 98% Triple to CF
b5 5-0 0 --3 RO CLE J. Hegan R. Herbert 0% 98% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Doby Scores
b5 6-0 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland R. Herbert -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b5 6-0 2 --- O CLE H. Score R. Herbert -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 6.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Indians' Herb Score facing 3-4-5
t6 0-6 0 --- O KCA B. Renna H. Score 1% 98% Flyball: 1B
t6 0-6 1 --- O KCA G. Zernial H. Score 0% 98% Strikeout
t6 0-6 2 --- O KCA H. Lopez H. Score 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Ray Herbert facing 1-2-3
b6 6-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila R. Herbert -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 6-0 1 --- O CLE R. Regalado R. Herbert -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
b6 6-0 2 --- O CLE A. Smith R. Herbert -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 6.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Indians' Herb Score facing 6-7-8
t7 0-6 0 --- O KCA J. Finigan H. Score 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t7 0-6 1 --- O KCA C. Boyer H. Score 0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t7 0-6 2 --- O KCA J. Astroth H. Score 0% 99% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-0, Athletics' Ray Herbert facing 4-5-6
b7 6-0 0 --- CLE R. Kiner R. Herbert 0% 99% Walk
b7 6-0 0 1-- RR CLE A. Rosen R. Herbert 0% 100% Home Run; Kiner Scores
b7 8-0 0 --- R CLE L. Doby R. Herbert 0% 100% Home Run
b7 9-0 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan R. Herbert -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 9-0 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland R. Herbert 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 9-0 2 --- O CLE H. Score R. Herbert -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 9.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-9, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
Sam Dente replaces George Strickland (SS) playing 2B batting 8th
Billy Harrell replaces Bobby Avila (2B) playing SS batting 1st
Hoot Evers replaces Larry Doby playing CF batting 6th
Stu Locklin replaces Al Smith playing RF batting 3rd
Jack Littrell pinch hits for Ray Herbert (P) batting 9th
t8 0-9 0 --- O KCA J. Littrell H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
t8 0-9 1 --- O KCA V. Power H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 0-9 2 --- O KCA H. Simpson H. Score 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 9-0, Athletics' Bill Harrington facing 1-2-3
Bill Harrington replaces Vic Power (1B) pitching and batting 1st
Jack Littrell moves from PH to 1B
b8 9-0 0 --- O CLE B. Harrell B. Harrington -0% 100% Strikeout (C-1B)
b8 9-0 1 --- O CLE R. Regalado B. Harrington 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 9-0 2 --- CLE S. Locklin B. Harrington 0% 100% Single to SS
b8 9-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Kiner B. Harrington 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Indians 9.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-9, Indians' Herb Score facing 3-4-5
t9 0-9 0 --- O KCA B. Renna H. Score 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-9 1 --- KCA G. Zernial H. Score -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 0-9 1 1-- RR KCA H. Lopez H. Score -0% 100% Home Run; Zernial Scores
t9 2-9 1 --- O KCA J. Finigan H. Score 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 2-9 2 --- O KCA C. Boyer H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Indians 9.

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