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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
13
3
WSH
@BOS
3
7
KCA
@CHW
0
2
DET
@CLE
1
8
PIT
@CIN
2
3
STL
@LAD
6
2
PHI
@MLN
3
4
 
(10)
CHC
@SFG
5
2
Tuesday, April 14, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 33,098, Time of Game: 2:40
Tigers
1
0-4
 Lost 4 
8th, 4 GB
at Indians
8
3-0
 Won 3 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Herb Score (1-0)
L: Jim Bunning (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  5  0
Indians         0  0  0   4  0  0   0  4  X    8  7  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .235 .350 .529 .879 -0.007 0.63 0.036 -0.043 -0.1 0 3
Rocky Bridges SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .500 .556 .500 1.056 0.040 0.43 0.057 -0.017 1.0 1 4
Harvey Kuenn CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .200 .250 .450 -0.095 0.91 0.000 -0.095 -1.4 2 0
Gail Harris 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .167 .250 .333 .583 -0.027 0.77 0.036 -0.063 0.0 9 0 HR
Al Kaline RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .350 .500 .850 -0.068 0.68 0.000 -0.068 -0.5 2 0
Frank Bolling 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .211 .167 .377 -0.047 0.47 0.000 -0.047 -1.0 2 0
Johnny Groth LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .400 .400 .600 1.000 0.014 0.63 0.040 -0.026 0.1 2 0
Red Wilson C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.053 0.76 0.000 -0.053 -0.5 6 0
Jim Bunning P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.025 0.99 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
   Jerry Davie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ossie Alvarez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.015 0.61 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   Tom Morgan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gus Zernial PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.027 1.10 0.000 -0.027 -0.3
   George Susce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Ray Narleski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 1 9 33 .156 .182 .250 .432 -0.310 0.67 0.169 -0.479 -3.3 24 8
HR: G Harris (1, off H Score, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: G Harris 4; R Bridges 2; A Kaline; J Groth.
RBI: G Harris (2).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: R Bridges (1st base by H Score).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .308 .357 .385 .742 -0.049 0.39 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 2 0
Billy Martin 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .077 .143 .077 .220 -0.035 0.28 0.000 -0.035 -1.0 2 2
Minnie Minoso LF 2 2 1 1 1 0 4 .273 .385 .545 .930 0.132 0.44 0.142 -0.010 1.5 2 0 HR,HBP
Rocky Colavito RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .417 .462 .500 .962 0.016 0.54 0.043 -0.027 0.5 1 0
Russ Nixon C 2 1 1 0 1 1 4 .273 .333 .273 .606 0.075 0.58 0.081 -0.005 0.6 9 0 SH
Vic Power 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .300 .462 .300 .762 -0.084 0.81 0.000 -0.085 -0.9 10 0
Woodie Held 3B 4 2 2 6 0 1 4 .154 .154 .615 .769 0.151 0.80 0.199 -0.049 4.0 1 1 2·HR
George Strickland SS 3 1 1 1 1 2 4 .545 .583 1.000 1.583 0.010 0.55 0.057 -0.046 0.7 0 6 HR
Herb Score P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.027 0.32 0.003 -0.030 -0.6 0 2
Team Totals 30 8 7 8 6 6 38 .233 .378 .633 1.012 0.189 0.51 0.525 -0.336 4.2 27 11
HR: M Minoso (1, off J Bunning, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); W Held 2 (2, 1 off R Narleski, 8th inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep LF, 1 off J Bunning, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); G Strickland (1, off J Bunning, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line).
SH: R Nixon (1, off G Susce).
HBP: M Minoso (1, by G Susce).
TB: W Held 8; G Strickland 4; M Minoso 4; R Colavito; H Score; R Nixon.
RBI: W Held 6 (6); G Strickland (3); M Minoso (2).
2-out RBI: W Held 2; G Strickland.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: H Score (1).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Bunning, L (0-1) 4 5 4 4 2 3 3 7.56 19 37 -0.197 0.91 -2.1
Jerry Davie 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.012 0.21 0.5
Tom Morgan 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.020 0.13 0.9
George Susce 0.1 1 3 3 1 0 0 6.23 4 0 0 -0.010 0.06 -1.1
Ray Narleski 0.2 1 1 1 2 0 1 6.75 5 3 3 -0.014 0.05 -2.5
Team Totals 8 7 8 8 6 6 4 9.00 38 37 3 3 -0.189 0.51 -4.2

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Score, W (1-0) 9 5 1 1 1 9 1 1.00 33 81 0.310 0.67 3.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 1 9 1 1.00 33 81 0.310 0.67 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: G Susce (1; M Minoso).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: H Score (0; R Bridges, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Johnny Stevens, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 33,098.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Jim Piersall CF
2 Rocky Bridges SS 2 Billy Martin 2B
3 Harvey Kuenn CF 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Gail Harris 1B 4 Rocky Colavito RF
5 Al Kaline RF 5 Russ Nixon C
6 Frank Bolling 2B 6 Vic Power 1B
7 Johnny Groth LF 7 Woodie Held 3B
8 Red Wilson C 8 George Strickland SS
9 Jim Bunning P 9 Herb Score P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-0 2 1-- RR CLE W. Held J. Bunning 19% 85% Home Run (Deep LF); Nixon Scores
b4 0-0 0 --- R CLE M. Minoso J. Bunning 13% 69% Home Run (Deep LF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- CLE R. Nixon J. Bunning 6% 64% Single (Line Drive); Colavito to 2B
b4 3-0 2 --- R CLE G. Strickland J. Bunning 6% 91% Home Run (Deep LF Line)
t1 0-0 0 1-- DET R. Bridges H. Score -6% 41% Single to CF (Line Drive); Yost to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- DET E. Yost H. Score -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- DET R. Bridges H. Score -6% 41% Single to CF (Line Drive); Yost to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O DET H. Kuenn H. Score 5% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 12- O DET G. Harris H. Score 4% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 12- O DET A. Kaline H. Score 4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall J. Bunning -2% 53% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Martin J. Bunning -1% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso J. Bunning -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET F. Bolling H. Score 2% 52% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-0 1 --- O DET J. Groth H. Score 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O DET R. Wilson H. Score 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- CLE R. Colavito J. Bunning 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- CLE R. Nixon J. Bunning 6% 64% Single (Line Drive); Colavito to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- O CLE V. Power J. Bunning -5% 59% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 1 12- O CLE W. Held J. Bunning -5% 54% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 12- O CLE G. Strickland J. Bunning -4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O DET J. Bunning H. Score 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O DET E. Yost H. Score 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O DET R. Bridges H. Score 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O CLE H. Score J. Bunning -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b3 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall J. Bunning -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O CLE B. Martin J. Bunning -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn H. Score 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O DET G. Harris H. Score 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline H. Score 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- R CLE M. Minoso J. Bunning 13% 69% Home Run (Deep LF)
b4 1-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Bunning -2% 67% Flyball: LF
b4 1-0 1 --- CLE R. Nixon J. Bunning 2% 69% Walk
b4 1-0 1 1-- O CLE V. Power J. Bunning -3% 67% Flyball: RF
b4 1-0 2 1-- RR CLE W. Held J. Bunning 19% 85% Home Run (Deep LF); Nixon Scores
b4 3-0 2 --- R CLE G. Strickland J. Bunning 6% 91% Home Run (Deep LF Line)
b4 4-0 2 --- CLE H. Score J. Bunning 0% 91% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b4 4-0 2 1-- O CLE J. Piersall J. Bunning -1% 91% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Herb Score facing 6-7-8
t5 0-4 0 --- O DET F. Bolling H. Score 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-4 1 --- O DET J. Groth H. Score 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-4 2 --- O DET R. Wilson H. Score 1% 94% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 2-3-4
Jerry Davie replaces Jim Bunning pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- O CLE B. Martin J. Davie -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- CLE M. Minoso J. Davie 1% 94% Walk
b5 4-0 1 1-- O CLE R. Colavito J. Davie -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b5 4-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Nixon J. Davie -1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
Ossie Alvarez pinch hits for Jerry Davie (P) batting 9th
t6 0-4 0 --- O DET O. Alvarez H. Score 2% 94% Strikeout
t6 0-4 1 --- O DET E. Yost H. Score 1% 95% Flyball: LF
t6 0-4 2 --- O DET R. Bridges H. Score 1% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Tigers' Tom Morgan facing 6-7-8
Tom Morgan replaces Ossie Alvarez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power T. Morgan -0% 95% Popfly: SS
b6 4-0 1 --- O CLE W. Held T. Morgan -0% 95% Popfly: 2B
b6 4-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Morgan -0% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Herb Score facing 3-4-5
t7 0-4 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn H. Score 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-4 1 --- R DET G. Harris H. Score -4% 93% Home Run (Deep RF)
t7 1-4 1 --- O DET A. Kaline H. Score 1% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 1-4 2 --- O DET F. Bolling H. Score 1% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' Tom Morgan facing 9-1-2
b7 4-1 0 --- O CLE H. Score T. Morgan -1% 94% Flyball: RF
b7 4-1 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall T. Morgan -0% 94% Strikeout
b7 4-1 2 --- O CLE B. Martin T. Morgan -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 4.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Herb Score facing 7-8-9
t8 1-4 0 --- DET J. Groth H. Score -4% 90% Single to LF
t8 1-4 0 1-- O DET R. Wilson H. Score 4% 93% Strikeout
Gus Zernial pinch hits for Tom Morgan (P) batting 9th
t8 1-4 1 1-- O DET G. Zernial H. Score 3% 96% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-4 2 1-- O DET E. Yost H. Score 2% 98% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' George Susce facing 3-4-5
George Susce replaces Gus Zernial (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-1 0 --- CLE M. Minoso G. Susce 0% 98% Hit By Pitch
b8 4-1 0 1-- CLE R. Colavito G. Susce 1% 98% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Minoso to 2B
b8 4-1 0 12- O CLE R. Nixon G. Susce 0% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Minoso to 3B; Colavito to 2B
b8 4-1 1 -23 CLE V. Power G. Susce 0% 99% Walk
Ray Narleski replaces George Susce pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-1 1 123 RRRR CLE W. Held R. Narleski 1% 100% Home Run (Deep LF); Minoso Scores; Colavito Scores; Power Scores
b8 8-1 1 --- CLE G. Strickland R. Narleski 0% 100% Walk
b8 8-1 1 1-- O CLE H. Score R. Narleski -0% 100% Popfly: 1B
b8 8-1 2 1-- CLE J. Piersall R. Narleski 0% 100% Walk; Strickland to 2B
b8 8-1 2 12- O CLE B. Martin R. Narleski -0% 100% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 8.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Herb Score facing 2-3-4
t9 1-8 0 --- DET R. Bridges H. Score -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t9 1-8 0 1-- DET H. Kuenn H. Score -0% 100% Bridges Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Bridges to 2B
t9 1-8 0 -2- O DET H. Kuenn H. Score 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-8 1 -2- O DET G. Harris H. Score 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 1-8 2 -2- DET A. Kaline H. Score -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Bridges to 3B
t9 1-8 2 1-3 O DET F. Bolling H. Score 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 8.

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