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Standings
NYY
@BOS
6
3
CHW
@CLE
4
5
DET
@KCA
2
7
STL
@CHC
1
4
MLN
@CIN
8
1
BRO
@NYG
4
9
Thursday, August 15, 1957,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 5,235, Time of Game: 2:25
White Sox
4
68-44
 Lost 1 
2nd, 5½ GB
at Indians
5
54-60
 Won 1 
6th, 20½ GB
W: Don Mossi (9-7)
L: Jack Harshman (7-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  1  1   0  1  0   0  1  0    4  7  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  5   0  0  X    5  7  2

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 4 1 1 1 1 0 .245 .614 -0.026 1.44 0.116 -0.143 0.4 5 2 SB
Nellie Fox 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .809 -0.170 1.26 0.000 -0.170 -1.2 4 3
Minnie Minoso LF 3 1 2 1 1 1 .310 .849 0.160 0.92 0.170 -0.010 1.3 2 0
Walt Dropo 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .242 .735 0.090 1.43 0.189 -0.099 0.1 2 0 CS
   Earl Torgeson PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .878 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Larry Doby CF 3 1 1 1 0 0 .306 .881 -0.019 1.64 0.059 -0.078 0.0 3 0 SF
Sherm Lollar C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .694 -0.119 1.47 0.018 -0.137 -0.8 5 0 HBP
Jim Rivera RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 .278 .843 -0.031 1.21 0.108 -0.139 -0.0 1 0 CS,GDP
Bubba Phillips 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 .262 .709 0.087 1.39 0.141 -0.053 0.3 1 2 HBP
Jack Harshman P 0 0 0 0 1 0 .225 .773 0.024 0.96 0.034 -0.010 0.2 0 0 SH
   Sammy Esposito PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .573 -0.022 0.88 0.000 -0.022 -0.1
   Gerry Staley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .237 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Les Moss PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .709 -0.105 4.63 0.000 -0.105 -0.3
Team Totals 30 4 7 4 4 2 .233 .585 -0.131 1.38 0.835 -0.966 -0.2 24 8
SF: L Doby (3, off D Mossi).
SH: J Harshman (2, off D Mossi).
HBP: B Phillips (3, by D Mossi); S Lollar (10, by D Mossi).
TB: M Minoso 2; J Rivera; B Phillips; L Aparicio; L Doby; W Dropo.
GIDP: J Rivera (9).
RBI: L Doby (67); M Minoso (70); L Aparicio (31); J Rivera (41).
2-out RBI: J Rivera; M Minoso.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Phillips-N Fox-W Dropo.
E: W Dropo (4).
Baserunning
SB: L Aparicio (18, 2nd base off D Mossi/J Hegan).
CS: J Rivera (2, 2nd base by D Mossi POCS); W Dropo (1, 3rd base by D Mossi/J Hegan).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .694 -0.093 1.07 0.000 -0.093 -1.0 1 2 SH
Gene Woodling LF 2 1 1 0 2 0 .318 .904 0.027 0.80 0.059 -0.033 0.4 4 0
Dick Williams CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .255 .684 0.022 1.05 0.084 -0.062 -0.3 1 0 GDP
   Roger Maris CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .774 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Vic Wertz 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .299 .883 0.031 1.52 0.102 -0.071 0.4 8 2
   Joe Altobelli PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .496 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Bobby Avila 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .690 -0.162 1.76 0.000 -0.162 -1.5 5 2 SH
Rocky Colavito RF 3 1 0 1 1 0 .249 .805 0.045 1.46 0.102 -0.056 0.3 2 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 1 1 4 1 1 .254 .718 0.507 1.80 0.548 -0.042 3.1 3 5 HR,IW
Jim Hegan C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .544 -0.058 0.57 0.000 -0.058 -0.8 2 1
Don Mossi P 3 0 2 0 0 0 .222 .532 0.049 0.60 0.059 -0.009 0.7 0 3
Team Totals 29 5 7 5 4 3 .241 .678 0.368 1.20 0.954 -0.586 1.3 27 15
HR: C Carrasquel (8, off J Harshman; 6th inn, 3 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: A Smith (6, off G Staley); B Avila (10, off G Staley).
IBB: C Carrasquel (1, by G Staley).
TB: C Carrasquel 4; D Williams 2; D Mossi 2; G Woodling; V Wertz.
GIDP: D Williams (9).
RBI: C Carrasquel 4 (45); R Colavito (68).
2-out RBI: C Carrasquel 4; R Colavito.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Mossi-C Carrasquel-V Wertz; J Hegan-A Smith.
E: C Carrasquel (17); D Williams (4).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Harshman, L (7-7) 6 5 5 0 2 3 1 4.46 26 53 -0.419 1.38 -2.2
Gerry Staley 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1.92 9 0 0 0.049 0.67 0.9
Team Totals 8 7 5 0 4 3 1 0.00 35 53 0 0 -0.370 1.20 -1.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Mossi, W (9-7) 9 7 4 3 4 2 0 3.94 38 57 0.131 1.38 0.2
Team Totals 9 7 4 3 4 2 0 3.00 38 57 0.131 1.38 0.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Mossi 2 (2; S Lollar, B Phillips).
IBB: G Staley (8; C Carrasquel).
Pickoffs: D Mossi (2; J Rivera, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Joe Paparella, 2B - Eddie Hurley, 3B - Ed Runge.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Luis Aparicio SS 1 Al Smith 3B
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Gene Woodling LF
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Dick Williams CF
4 Walt Dropo 1B 4 Vic Wertz 1B
5 Larry Doby CF 5 Bobby Avila 2B
6 Sherm Lollar C 6 Rocky Colavito RF
7 Jim Rivera RF 7 Chico Carrasquel SS
8 Bubba Phillips 3B 8 Jim Hegan C
9 Jack Harshman P 9 Don Mossi P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 1-3 2 123 RRRR CLE C. Carrasquel J. Harshman 55% 83% Home Run; Williams Scores/unER; Wertz Scores/unER; Colavito Scores/unER; Carrasquel Scores/unER
t8 3-5 0 1-- CHW W. Dropo D. Mossi -15% 66% Single to LF; Minoso to 3B
t9 4-5 0 --- CHW B. Phillips D. Mossi -11% 73% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 12- OO CHW S. Lollar D. Mossi 11% 52% Double Play: Strikeout, Dropo Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Doby to 2B
t9 4-5 0 1-- O CHW L. Moss D. Mossi 10% 84% Flyball: RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Don Mossi facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio D. Mossi 2% 52% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox D. Mossi 1% 54% Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso D. Mossi 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith J. Harshman -2% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE G. Woodling J. Harshman 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE D. Williams J. Harshman 4% 58% Single to LF; Woodling to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O CLE V. Wertz J. Harshman -4% 54% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 12- O CLE B. Avila J. Harshman -4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Don Mossi facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CHW W. Dropo D. Mossi -4% 46% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 0 1-- CHW L. Doby D. Mossi -6% 40% Single to LF; Dropo to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- OO CHW S. Lollar D. Mossi 11% 52% Double Play: Strikeout, Dropo Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Doby to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- R CHW J. Rivera D. Mossi -10% 41% Single to CF; Doby Scores/unER
t2 1-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Phillips D. Mossi 2% 43% Foul Flyball: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Harshman -2% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel J. Harshman -2% 39% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 0-1 2 --- O CLE J. Hegan J. Harshman -1% 38% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Don Mossi facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- CHW J. Harshman D. Mossi -3% 35% Walk
t3 1-0 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio D. Mossi 3% 38% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 1 1-- CHW N. Fox D. Mossi -2% 36% Aparicio Steals 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O CHW N. Fox D. Mossi 3% 39% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 -2- R CHW M. Minoso D. Mossi -10% 30% Single (LF-CF); Aparicio Scores
t3 2-0 2 1-- O CHW W. Dropo D. Mossi 2% 31% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- CLE D. Mossi J. Harshman 4% 36% Single to RF
b3 0-2 0 1-- O CLE A. Smith J. Harshman -4% 32% Popfly: SS
b3 0-2 1 1-- O CLE G. Woodling J. Harshman -3% 28% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-2 2 1-- O CLE D. Williams J. Harshman -3% 26% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Don Mossi facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- O CHW L. Doby D. Mossi 2% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- CHW S. Lollar D. Mossi -2% 26% Hit By Pitch
t4 2-0 1 1-- OO CHW J. Rivera D. Mossi 4% 29% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 4-5-6
b4 0-2 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz J. Harshman -3% 27% Foul Flyball: C
b4 0-2 1 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Harshman -2% 25% Popfly: SS
b4 0-2 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Harshman -1% 24% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Don Mossi facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- CHW B. Phillips D. Mossi -3% 21% Hit By Pitch
t5 2-0 0 1-- O CHW J. Harshman D. Mossi 1% 22% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Phillips to 2B
t5 2-0 1 -2- R CHW L. Aparicio D. Mossi -8% 14% Single to CF; Phillips Scores; Aparicio to 2B/Adv on E8
t5 3-0 1 -2- O CHW N. Fox D. Mossi 1% 15% Flyball: CF; Aparicio to 3B
t5 3-0 2 --3 CHW M. Minoso D. Mossi -0% 15% Walk
t5 3-0 2 1-3 O CHW W. Dropo D. Mossi 3% 17% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 7-8-9
b5 0-3 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel J. Harshman -2% 15% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-3 1 --- O CLE J. Hegan J. Harshman -2% 13% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b5 0-3 2 --- O CLE D. Mossi J. Harshman -1% 12% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Don Mossi facing 5-6-7
t6 3-0 0 --- O CHW L. Doby D. Mossi 1% 13% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-0 1 --- O CHW S. Lollar D. Mossi 1% 14% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-0 2 --- CHW J. Rivera D. Mossi -1% 14% Walk
t6 3-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Phillips D. Mossi 1% 15% Rivera Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 1-2-3
b6 0-3 0 --- O CLE A. Smith J. Harshman -3% 12% Flyball: LF
b6 0-3 1 --- CLE G. Woodling J. Harshman 3% 15% Single to RF
b6 0-3 1 1-- CLE D. Williams J. Harshman 5% 20% Single to LF; Woodling to 2B
b6 0-3 1 12- CLE V. Wertz J. Harshman 8% 28% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Woodling to 3B; Williams to 2B
b6 0-3 1 123 O CLE B. Avila J. Harshman -10% 19% Strikeout
b6 0-3 2 123 R CLE R. Colavito J. Harshman 10% 29% Walk; Woodling Scores/unER; Williams to 3B; Wertz to 2B
b6 1-3 2 123 RRRR CLE C. Carrasquel J. Harshman 55% 83% Home Run; Williams Scores/unER; Wertz Scores/unER; Colavito Scores/unER; Carrasquel Scores/unER
b6 5-3 2 --- O CLE J. Hegan J. Harshman -1% 83% Flyball: CF
5 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Don Mossi facing 8-9-1
t7 3-5 0 --- O CHW B. Phillips D. Mossi 3% 86% Flyball: LF
Sammy Esposito pinch hits for Jack Harshman (P) batting 9th
t7 3-5 1 --- O CHW S. Esposito D. Mossi 2% 88% Flyball: LF
t7 3-5 2 --- CHW L. Aparicio D. Mossi -2% 86% Walk
t7 3-5 2 1-- O CHW N. Fox D. Mossi 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-3, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 9-1-2
Gerry Staley replaces Sammy Esposito (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-3 0 --- CLE D. Mossi G. Staley 1% 91% Single to CF
b7 5-3 0 1-- O CLE A. Smith G. Staley -1% 90% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Mossi to 2B
b7 5-3 1 -2- CLE G. Woodling G. Staley 1% 91% Walk
b7 5-3 1 12- OO CLE D. Williams G. Staley -4% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Don Mossi facing 3-4-5
Roger Maris replaces Dick Williams playing CF batting 3rd
t8 3-5 0 --- CHW M. Minoso D. Mossi -7% 81% Single to LF
t8 3-5 0 1-- CHW W. Dropo D. Mossi -15% 66% Single to LF; Minoso to 3B
Earl Torgeson pinch runs for Walt Dropo (1B) batting 4th
t8 3-5 0 1-3 RO CHW L. Doby D. Mossi 5% 71% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Minoso Scores; Torgeson to 2B
t8 4-5 1 -2- O CHW S. Lollar D. Mossi 7% 78% Groundout: SS-1B; Torgeson to 3B
t8 4-5 2 --3 O CHW J. Rivera D. Mossi 9% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 4-5-6
Earl Torgeson moves from PR to 1B
b8 5-4 0 --- CLE V. Wertz G. Staley 2% 89% Single to LF
Joe Altobelli pinch runs for Vic Wertz (1B) batting 4th
b8 5-4 0 1-- O CLE B. Avila G. Staley -1% 89% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Altobelli to 2B
b8 5-4 1 -2- O CLE R. Colavito G. Staley -2% 87% Foul Flyball: C
b8 5-4 2 -2- CLE C. Carrasquel G. Staley 0% 87% Intentional Walk
b8 5-4 2 12- O CLE J. Hegan G. Staley -2% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Don Mossi facing 8-9-1
Joe Altobelli moves from PR to 1B
t9 4-5 0 --- CHW B. Phillips D. Mossi -11% 73% Single to CF
Les Moss pinch hits for Gerry Staley (P) batting 9th
t9 4-5 0 1-- O CHW L. Moss D. Mossi 10% 84% Flyball: RF
t9 4-5 1 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio D. Mossi 9% 92% Flyball: RF
t9 4-5 2 1-- O CHW N. Fox D. Mossi 8% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 5.

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