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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
5
11
WSH
@CLE
0
11
BAL
@DET
7
9
BAL
@DET
11
5
BOS
@KCA
3
2
CIN
@BRO
5
10
MLN
@NYG
4
3
STL
@PHI
3
7
CHC
@PIT
2
6
Tuesday, July 24, 1956,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 9,582, Time of Game: 2:22
Senators
0
36-56
 Lost 2 
7th, 25½ GB
at Indians
11
51-37
 Won 4 
2nd, 8½ GB
W: Mike Garcia (7-8)
L: Bunky Stewart (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  2
Indians         0  2  0   0  1  1   0  7  X   11 12  0

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .266 .446 .408 .853 0.026 0.71 0.065 -0.039 0.2 2 2 3B
Whitey Herzog CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .254 .311 .360 .671 -0.041 0.97 0.028 -0.069 -0.5 3 0
Jim Lemon RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .358 .488 .846 -0.094 0.89 0.000 -0.094 -1.0 3 0
Pete Runnels 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .300 .364 .429 .794 -0.031 0.65 0.010 -0.041 -0.5 2 3
Roy Sievers 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .252 .379 .480 .859 -0.079 0.75 0.000 -0.079 -1.0 9 1
Clint Courtney C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .322 .395 .481 .876 -0.059 0.57 0.000 -0.059 -0.8 3 0
Ernie Oravetz LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .221 .352 .267 .620 -0.039 0.50 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 0 0
Jose Valdivielso SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .226 .293 .331 .623 -0.009 0.58 0.021 -0.030 0.0 1 5
Bunky Stewart P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273 .273 .273 .545 -0.044 0.82 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 1 2
   Bud Byerly P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Herb Plews PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .171 .302 .171 .474 -0.013 0.43 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Bob Wiesler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .042 .042 .083 .125 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 3 0 3 4 33 .100 .182 .167 .348 -0.383 0.71 0.124 -0.507 -4.8 24 13
3B: E Yost (2, off M Garcia).
TB: E Yost 3; J Valdivielso; W Herzog.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Sievers-J Valdivielso-B Stewart.
E: B Stewart (2); B Wiesler (3).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Avila 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 .225 .333 .308 .641 -0.014 0.47 0.025 -0.039 -0.1 3 5 SH
Gene Woodling LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 5 .283 .413 .403 .816 -0.013 0.46 0.024 -0.038 -0.7 0 0 SH
Jim Busby CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .240 .303 .377 .680 0.041 0.55 0.077 -0.036 -0.9 4 0 2B
Vic Wertz 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .300 .391 .557 .948 -0.069 0.88 0.071 -0.140 -0.9 7 0 GDP
   Preston Ward 1B 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .279 .367 .450 .818 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.3 3 0
Rocky Colavito RF 4 2 3 3 1 0 5 .237 .367 .454 .820 0.068 0.40 0.071 -0.002 3.4 3 0 3B
Chico Carrasquel SS 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .248 .326 .321 .646 0.072 0.65 0.103 -0.031 1.2 0 2 2B
   Kenny Kuhn PR-SS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Hegan C 2 1 0 1 3 0 5 .232 .332 .351 .683 0.009 0.52 0.017 -0.008 0.5 4 0
George Strickland 3B 3 2 2 2 1 0 5 .258 .368 .382 .750 0.026 0.57 0.051 -0.025 2.2 3 1 3B,2B,SF
Mike Garcia P 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .108 .146 .135 .281 -0.003 0.36 0.041 -0.044 1.6 0 1 2B
Team Totals 33 11 12 9 9 1 45 .364 .488 .606 1.094 0.117 0.52 0.480 -0.363 6.7 27 9
2B: C Carrasquel (9, off B Stewart); J Busby (15, off B Stewart); M Garcia (1, off B Stewart); G Strickland (1, off B Wiesler).
3B: G Strickland (2, off B Stewart); R Colavito (1, off B Wiesler).
SF: G Strickland (1, off B Stewart).
SH: G Woodling (6, off B Stewart); B Avila (4, off B Wiesler).
TB: G Strickland 5; R Colavito 5; J Busby 3; C Carrasquel 3; M Garcia 2; B Avila; V Wertz.
GIDP: V Wertz (6).
RBI: R Colavito 3 (20); G Strickland 2 (11); J Hegan (20); C Carrasquel (37); M Garcia (3); V Wertz (75).
2-out RBI: R Colavito 3; C Carrasquel; G Strickland; V Wertz.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 5 for 17.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: M Garcia (2nd base by B Stewart).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bunky Stewart, L (4-3) 5.2 9 4 4 4 0 0 3.95 29 31 -0.125 0.77 -1.4
Bud Byerly 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.86 1 2 0 0.012 0.41 0.6
Bob Wiesler 2 3 7 0 5 0 0 6.16 15 0 0 -0.005 0.01 -5.9
Team Totals 8 12 11 4 9 1 0 4.50 45 31 2 0 -0.118 0.52 -6.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Garcia, W (7-8) 9 3 0 0 3 4 0 3.64 33 82 0.382 0.71 4.8
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 3 4 0 0.00 33 82 0.382 0.71 4.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: B Stewart (0; M Garcia, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - (none), 3B - Red Flaherty.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 9,582.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Cleveland Indians
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Bobby Avila 2B
2 Whitey Herzog CF 2 Gene Woodling LF
3 Jim Lemon RF 3 Jim Busby CF
4 Pete Runnels 2B 4 Vic Wertz 1B
5 Roy Sievers 1B 5 Rocky Colavito RF
6 Clint Courtney C 6 Chico Carrasquel SS
7 Ernie Oravetz LF 7 Jim Hegan C
8 Jose Valdivielso SS 8 George Strickland 3B
9 Bunky Stewart P 9 Mike Garcia P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-3 OO CLE V. Wertz B. Stewart -11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
b2 0-0 0 1-- CLE C. Carrasquel B. Stewart 10% 69% Double to LF; Colavito to 3B
b5 2-0 2 -2- R CLE V. Wertz B. Stewart 7% 87% Single to RF; Avila Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE J. Busby B. Stewart 6% 61% Single to RF; Woodling to 3B
t5 0-2 2 --3 O WSH W. Herzog M. Garcia 4% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)

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' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- WSH E. Yost M. Garcia -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O WSH W. Herzog M. Garcia 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B; Yost to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia 3% 52% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 2 -2- WSH P. Runnels M. Garcia -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O WSH R. Sievers M. Garcia 4% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Bunky Stewart facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila B. Stewart -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE G. Woodling B. Stewart 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE J. Busby B. Stewart 6% 61% Single to RF; Woodling to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 OO CLE V. Wertz B. Stewart -11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSH C. Courtney M. Garcia 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O WSH E. Oravetz M. Garcia 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- WSH J. Valdivielso M. Garcia -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O WSH B. Stewart M. Garcia 2% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Bunky Stewart facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- CLE R. Colavito B. Stewart 4% 59% Single to SS
b2 0-0 0 1-- CLE C. Carrasquel B. Stewart 10% 69% Double to LF; Colavito to 3B
b2 0-0 0 -23 RO CLE J. Hegan B. Stewart 0% 70% Groundout: SS-1B; Colavito Scores; Carrasquel to 3B
b2 1-0 1 --3 RO CLE G. Strickland B. Stewart 2% 72% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Carrasquel Scores
b2 2-0 2 --- O CLE M. Garcia B. Stewart -1% 71% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
t3 0-2 0 --- O WSH E. Yost M. Garcia 3% 73% Popfly: 3B
t3 0-2 1 --- WSH W. Herzog M. Garcia -3% 71% Single to 2B
t3 0-2 1 1-- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia 3% 74% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 1-- O WSH P. Runnels M. Garcia 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Senators' Bunky Stewart facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila B. Stewart -2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling B. Stewart -1% 73% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 2 --- CLE J. Busby B. Stewart 2% 75% Double to LF
b3 2-0 2 -2- O CLE V. Wertz B. Stewart -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 5-6-7
t4 0-2 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Garcia 3% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- O WSH C. Courtney M. Garcia 2% 77% Lineout: CF
t4 0-2 2 --- O WSH E. Oravetz M. Garcia 1% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Senators' Bunky Stewart facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- CLE R. Colavito B. Stewart 2% 81% Walk
b4 2-0 0 1-- O CLE C. Carrasquel B. Stewart -1% 80% Groundout: P-1B; Colavito to 2B
b4 2-0 1 -2- CLE J. Hegan B. Stewart 1% 81% Walk
b4 2-0 1 12- O CLE G. Strickland B. Stewart -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Colavito to 3B
b4 2-0 2 1-3 O CLE M. Garcia B. Stewart -4% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso M. Garcia 3% 78% Popfly: 3B
t5 0-2 1 --- O WSH B. Stewart M. Garcia 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- WSH E. Yost M. Garcia -3% 77% Triple to LF
t5 0-2 2 --3 O WSH W. Herzog M. Garcia 4% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Senators' Bunky Stewart facing 1-2-3
b5 2-0 0 --- CLE B. Avila B. Stewart 2% 83% Single to LF
b5 2-0 0 1-- O CLE G. Woodling B. Stewart -1% 82% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Avila to 2B
b5 2-0 1 -2- O CLE J. Busby B. Stewart -2% 80% Lineout: 3B
b5 2-0 2 -2- R CLE V. Wertz B. Stewart 7% 87% Single to RF; Avila Scores
b5 3-0 2 1-- CLE R. Colavito B. Stewart 1% 88% Single to LF; Wertz to 2B
b5 3-0 2 12- O CLE C. Carrasquel B. Stewart -2% 86% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 3-4-5
t6 0-3 0 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia 2% 88% Popfly: 2B
t6 0-3 1 --- O WSH P. Runnels M. Garcia 2% 90% Strikeout
t6 0-3 2 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Garcia 1% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Senators' Bunky Stewart facing 7-8-9
b6 3-0 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Stewart -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-0 1 --- CLE G. Strickland B. Stewart 3% 93% Triple to CF
b6 3-0 1 --3 R CLE M. Garcia B. Stewart 2% 95% Double (CF-RF); Strickland Scores
b6 4-0 1 -2- CLE B. Avila B. Stewart 0% 96% Walk
b6 4-0 1 12- CLE G. Woodling B. Stewart 1% 97% Garcia Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Garcia to 3B; Avila to 2B
b6 4-0 1 -23 O CLE G. Woodling B. Stewart -2% 95% Foul Flyball: 3B
Bud Byerly replaces Bunky Stewart pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-0 2 -23 O CLE J. Busby B. Byerly -1% 94% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
t7 0-4 0 --- O WSH C. Courtney M. Garcia 2% 95% Flyball: RF
t7 0-4 1 --- O WSH E. Oravetz M. Garcia 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 0-4 2 --- WSH J. Valdivielso M. Garcia -1% 96% Single to LF
Herb Plews pinch hits for Bud Byerly (P) batting 9th
t7 0-4 2 1-- O WSH H. Plews M. Garcia 1% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Bob Wiesler facing 4-5-6
Bob Wiesler replaces Herb Plews (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-0 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz B. Wiesler -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 4-0 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito B. Wiesler -0% 96% Foul Flyball: C
b7 4-0 2 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel B. Wiesler -0% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
Preston Ward replaces Vic Wertz playing 1B batting 4th
t8 0-4 0 --- O WSH E. Yost M. Garcia 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t8 0-4 1 --- O WSH W. Herzog M. Garcia 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-4 2 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Bob Wiesler facing 7-8-9
b8 4-0 0 --- CLE J. Hegan B. Wiesler 0% 99% Walk
b8 4-0 0 1-- CLE G. Strickland B. Wiesler 0% 99% Walk; Hegan to 2B
b8 4-0 0 12- RR CLE M. Garcia B. Wiesler 1% 100% Fielder's Choice P; Hegan Scores/Adv on E1 (throw)/No RBI/unER; Strickland Scores/No RBI/unER; Garcia to 2B
b8 6-0 0 -2- O CLE B. Avila B. Wiesler -0% 100% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Garcia to 3B
b8 6-0 1 --3 CLE G. Woodling B. Wiesler 0% 100% Walk
b8 6-0 1 1-3 O CLE J. Busby B. Wiesler -0% 100% Fielder's Choice 2B; Garcia out at Hm/2B-C; Woodling to 2B
b8 6-0 2 12- CLE P. Ward B. Wiesler 0% 100% Walk; Woodling to 3B; Busby to 2B
b8 6-0 2 123 RRR CLE R. Colavito B. Wiesler 0% 100% Triple to RF; Woodling Scores/unER; Busby Scores/unER; Ward Scores/unER
b8 9-0 2 --3 R CLE C. Carrasquel B. Wiesler 0% 100% Single to SS; Colavito Scores/unER
Kenny Kuhn pinch runs for Chico Carrasquel (SS) batting 6th
b8 10-0 2 1-- CLE J. Hegan B. Wiesler 0% 100% Walk; Kuhn to 2B
b8 10-0 2 12- R CLE G. Strickland B. Wiesler 0% 100% Ground-rule Double; Kuhn Scores/unER; Hegan to 3B
b8 11-0 2 -23 O CLE M. Garcia B. Wiesler 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
7 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 11.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-11, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
Kenny Kuhn moves from PR to SS
t9 0-11 0 --- O WSH P. Runnels M. Garcia 0% 100% Lineout: RF
t9 0-11 1 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Garcia 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 0-11 2 --- O WSH C. Courtney M. Garcia 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 11.

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