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Standings
BAL
@CHW
2
3
 
(11)
BOS
@CLE
2
10
BOS
@CLE
4
3
NYY
@DET
5
1
WSH
@KCA
4
1
CHC
@BRO
2
4
STL
@NYG
0
3
MLN
@PHI
1
13
Friday, September 14, 1956,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:18
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Red Sox
2
77-63
 Lost 2 
4th, 13 GB
at Indians
10
79-60
 Won 1 
2nd, 11½ GB
W: Herb Score (17-9)
L: Mel Parnell (7-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    2  4  1
Indians         1  0  0   1  1  6   1  0  X   10  9  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Milt Bolling 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .186 .282 .330 .612 -0.103 0.74 0.000 -0.103 -1.1 0 0
Billy Klaus SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .271 .376 .378 .754 -0.090 0.84 0.000 -0.090 -0.9 0 4
Ted Williams LF 2 2 2 1 2 0 4 .351 .489 .606 1.095 0.172 0.61 0.172 0.000 1.9 3 0 HR
   Billy Consolo PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .258 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Dick Gernert 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .290 .397 .495 .892 -0.091 0.93 0.002 -0.093 -0.2 8 2
Jackie Jensen RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .309 .397 .498 .895 0.061 1.09 0.106 -0.044 -0.1 3 1 SB
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .298 .360 .461 .821 -0.030 0.69 0.000 -0.030 -1.0 2 0 SF
Ted Lepcio 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .255 .332 .468 .800 -0.054 0.48 0.000 -0.054 -1.1 0 1
Pete Daley C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .279 .346 .467 .813 0.035 0.77 0.068 -0.033 0.3 6 0 2B
Mel Parnell P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .159 .159 .182 .341 -0.043 1.18 0.000 -0.043 -0.4 1 1 SH
   Tom Hurd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Gene Mauch PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   Fritz Dorish P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 4 2 3 8 34 .138 .212 .276 .488 -0.144 0.78 0.348 -0.491 -2.8 24 10
2B: P Daley (10, off H Score).
HR: T Williams (21, off H Score, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SF: J Piersall (11, off H Score).
SH: M Parnell (4, off H Score).
TB: T Williams 5; P Daley 2; J Jensen.
RBI: T Williams (67); J Piersall (79).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Jensen-D Gernert.
E: J Piersall (4).
Outfield Assists: J Jensen (J Busby at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: J Jensen (10, 2nd base off H Score/J Hegan).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B 2 2 1 0 3 0 5 .270 .369 .426 .795 0.001 0.76 0.024 -0.023 0.6 2 3 2·IW
Bobby Avila 2B 4 1 1 4 0 1 5 .231 .336 .328 .664 0.069 1.03 0.148 -0.079 1.6 1 0 HR,SH
Rocky Colavito RF 4 3 2 1 1 0 5 .281 .381 .547 .928 0.098 0.42 0.119 -0.021 1.6 1 0 HR
Vic Wertz 1B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .260 .358 .483 .841 -0.015 0.42 0.019 -0.034 -0.6 4 0
Jim Busby CF 2 1 0 0 3 1 5 .236 .303 .359 .662 0.037 0.50 0.047 -0.011 0.5 4 0
Gene Woodling LF 3 0 0 1 2 1 5 .265 .399 .398 .798 0.032 0.94 0.095 -0.063 0.4 3 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .248 .326 .330 .657 0.016 1.22 0.098 -0.082 1.8 2 0 2B
   George Strickland SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .317 .326 .643 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 1 1
Jim Hegan C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .218 .317 .335 .651 -0.036 0.66 0.015 -0.052 -0.3 9 0
Herb Score P 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .195 .271 .273 .543 0.154 0.70 0.171 -0.017 0.5 0 0 2B
Team Totals 31 10 9 9 11 6 43 .290 .476 .548 1.025 0.356 0.72 0.736 -0.382 5.7 27 4
2B: H Score (3, off M Parnell); C Carrasquel (15, off T Hurd).
HR: R Colavito (19, off M Parnell, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); B Avila (10, off T Hurd, 6th inn, 3 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: B Avila (7, off T Hurd).
IBB: A Smith 2 (7, 2 by M Parnell).
TB: R Colavito 5; B Avila 4; H Score 3; C Carrasquel 3; A Smith; J Hegan.
RBI: B Avila 4 (53); C Carrasquel 2 (48); R Colavito (55); G Woodling (36); H Score (8).
2-out RBI: C Carrasquel 2; G Woodling; H Score.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Parnell, L (7-5) 5.1 6 6 6 7 3 1 3.60 28 28 -0.186 1.00 -1.4
Tom Hurd 1.2 3 4 3 4 2 1 5.26 12 3 3 -0.171 0.24 -4.9
Fritz Dorish 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.19 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 10 9 11 6 2 10.12 43 28 3 3 -0.357 0.72 -5.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Score, W (17-9) 9 4 2 2 3 8 1 2.71 34 76 0.144 0.78 2.8
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 3 8 1 2.00 34 76 0.144 0.78 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: M Parnell (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Parnell 2 (2; A Smith, A Smith).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Frank Umont.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Milt Bolling 3B 1 Al Smith 3B
2 Billy Klaus SS 2 Bobby Avila 2B
3 Ted Williams LF 3 Rocky Colavito RF
4 Dick Gernert 1B 4 Vic Wertz 1B
5 Jackie Jensen RF 5 Jim Busby CF
6 Jim Piersall CF 6 Gene Woodling LF
7 Ted Lepcio 2B 7 Chico Carrasquel SS
8 Pete Daley C 8 Jim Hegan C
9 Mel Parnell P 9 Herb Score P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 3-2 1 123 RRRR CLE B. Avila T. Hurd 15% 97% Home Run; Carrasquel Scores; Score Scores; Smith Scores
b4 1-1 2 1-- R CLE H. Score M. Parnell 14% 67% Double to RF; Hegan Scores
t6 1-3 1 --- R BOS T. Williams H. Score -11% 69% Home Run
b5 2-1 0 --- R CLE R. Colavito M. Parnell 10% 81% Home Run
b1 0-0 2 123 R CLE G. Woodling M. Parnell 9% 66% Walk; Colavito Scores; Wertz to 3B; Busby to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS M. Bolling H. Score 2% 52% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS B. Klaus H. Score 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- BOS T. Williams H. Score -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O BOS D. Gernert H. Score 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith M. Parnell -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila M. Parnell -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- CLE R. Colavito M. Parnell 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- CLE V. Wertz M. Parnell 2% 54% Walk; Colavito to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- CLE J. Busby M. Parnell 3% 57% Walk; Colavito to 3B; Wertz to 2B
b1 0-0 2 123 R CLE G. Woodling M. Parnell 9% 66% Walk; Colavito Scores; Wertz to 3B; Busby to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 O CLE C. Carrasquel M. Parnell -6% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Herb Score facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O BOS J. Jensen H. Score 2% 63% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 1 --- O BOS J. Piersall H. Score 2% 64% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- O BOS T. Lepcio H. Score 1% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 8-9-1
b2 1-0 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan M. Parnell -2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O CLE H. Score M. Parnell -1% 62% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- CLE A. Smith M. Parnell 1% 63% Single to LF
b2 1-0 2 1-- O CLE B. Avila M. Parnell -2% 61% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Herb Score facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- BOS P. Daley H. Score -7% 54% Double to LF
t3 0-1 0 -2- O BOS M. Parnell H. Score 2% 56% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Daley to 3B
t3 0-1 1 --3 O BOS M. Bolling H. Score 6% 63% Flyball: SS
t3 0-1 2 --3 O BOS B. Klaus H. Score 4% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 3-4-5
b3 1-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito M. Parnell -2% 65% Groundout: P-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O CLE V. Wertz M. Parnell -2% 63% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 2 --- O CLE J. Busby M. Parnell -1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Herb Score facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- BOS T. Williams H. Score -5% 57% Single to CF
t4 0-1 0 1-- O BOS D. Gernert H. Score 4% 62% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 0-1 1 1-- BOS J. Jensen H. Score -8% 54% Single to CF; Williams to 3B
t4 0-1 1 1-3 BOS J. Piersall H. Score -3% 51% Jensen Steals 2B
t4 0-1 1 -23 RO BOS J. Piersall H. Score 1% 52% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Williams Scores
t4 1-1 2 -2- O BOS T. Lepcio H. Score 4% 56% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- O CLE G. Woodling M. Parnell -3% 53% Strikeout
b4 1-1 1 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel M. Parnell -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b4 1-1 2 --- CLE J. Hegan M. Parnell 1% 53% Single to RF
b4 1-1 2 1-- R CLE H. Score M. Parnell 14% 67% Double to RF; Hegan Scores
b4 2-1 2 -2- CLE A. Smith M. Parnell 1% 68% Intentional Walk
b4 2-1 2 12- O CLE B. Avila M. Parnell -4% 64% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- O BOS P. Daley H. Score 3% 67% Foul Flyball: C
t5 1-2 1 --- O BOS M. Parnell H. Score 2% 69% Strikeout
t5 1-2 2 --- O BOS M. Bolling H. Score 2% 71% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 3-4-5
b5 2-1 0 --- R CLE R. Colavito M. Parnell 10% 81% Home Run
b5 3-1 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz M. Parnell -2% 79% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 3-1 1 --- CLE J. Busby M. Parnell 2% 81% Walk
b5 3-1 1 1-- OO CLE G. Woodling M. Parnell -4% 77% Double Play: Flyball: RF-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Herb Score facing 2-3-4
t6 1-3 0 --- O BOS B. Klaus H. Score 3% 81% Strikeout
t6 1-3 1 --- R BOS T. Williams H. Score -11% 69% Home Run
t6 2-3 1 --- O BOS D. Gernert H. Score 3% 72% Strikeout
t6 2-3 2 --- O BOS J. Jensen H. Score 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 7-8-9
b6 3-2 0 --- CLE C. Carrasquel M. Parnell 3% 77% Single to LF
b6 3-2 0 1-- O CLE J. Hegan M. Parnell -3% 74% Flyball: LF
b6 3-2 1 1-- CLE H. Score M. Parnell 3% 77% Single to RF; Carrasquel to 2B
b6 3-2 1 12- CLE A. Smith M. Parnell 5% 82% Wild Pitch; Score to 2B; Carrasquel to 3B
b6 3-2 1 -23 CLE A. Smith M. Parnell 0% 82% Intentional Walk
Tom Hurd replaces Mel Parnell pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-2 1 123 RRRR CLE B. Avila T. Hurd 15% 97% Home Run; Carrasquel Scores; Score Scores; Smith Scores
b6 7-2 1 --- CLE R. Colavito T. Hurd 0% 97% Single to RF
b6 7-2 1 1-- O CLE V. Wertz T. Hurd -0% 97% Strikeout
b6 7-2 2 1-- CLE J. Busby T. Hurd 0% 97% Walk; Colavito to 2B
b6 7-2 2 12- CLE G. Woodling T. Hurd 0% 97% Walk; Colavito to 3B; Busby to 2B
b6 7-2 2 123 RR CLE C. Carrasquel T. Hurd 2% 99% Double to LF; Woodling to 3B; Busby Scores; Colavito Scores
b6 9-2 2 -23 CLE J. Hegan T. Hurd 0% 99% Walk
b6 9-2 2 123 O CLE H. Score T. Hurd -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
6 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 9.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-9, Indians' Herb Score facing 6-7-8
t7 2-9 0 --- O BOS J. Piersall H. Score 0% 99% Lineout: 3B
t7 2-9 1 --- O BOS T. Lepcio H. Score 0% 100% Strikeout
t7 2-9 2 --- O BOS P. Daley H. Score 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 9-2, Red Sox' Tom Hurd facing 1-2-3
b7 9-2 0 --- CLE A. Smith T. Hurd 0% 100% Walk
b7 9-2 0 1-- O CLE B. Avila T. Hurd -0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Smith to 2B
b7 9-2 1 -2- RO CLE R. Colavito T. Hurd 0% 100% Flyball: CF; Smith Scores/Adv on E8/No RBI/unER
b7 10-2 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz T. Hurd -0% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 10.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-10, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
George Strickland replaces Chico Carrasquel playing SS batting 7th
Gene Mauch pinch hits for Tom Hurd (P) batting 9th
t8 2-10 0 --- O BOS G. Mauch H. Score 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 2-10 1 --- O BOS M. Bolling H. Score 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-10 2 --- O BOS B. Klaus H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 10-2, Red Sox' Fritz Dorish facing 5-6-7
Fritz Dorish replaces Gene Mauch (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 10-2 0 --- O CLE J. Busby F. Dorish -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 10-2 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling F. Dorish 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 10-2 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland F. Dorish 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 10.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-10, Indians' Herb Score facing 3-4-5
t9 2-10 0 --- BOS T. Williams H. Score -0% 100% Walk
Billy Consolo pinch runs for Ted Williams (LF) batting 3rd
t9 2-10 0 1-- BOS D. Gernert H. Score -0% 100% Walk; Consolo to 2B
t9 2-10 0 12- O BOS J. Jensen H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 2-10 1 12- O BOS J. Piersall H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 2-10 2 12- O BOS T. Lepcio H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Indians 10.

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