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BAL
@CHW
4
2
 
(10)
WSH
@CLE
0
5
WSH
@CLE
3
1
NYY
@DET
2
4
NYY
@DET
2
8
BOS
@KCA
3
7
LAD
@CIN
3
6
LAD
@CIN
7
1
SFG
@MLN
4
9
CHC
@PHI
4
3
CHC
@PHI
4
5
STL
@PIT
3
4
 
(10)
STL
@PIT
3
1
Sunday, May 3, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 19,586, Time of Game: 2:10
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Senators
3
11-10
 Won 1 
5th, 3½ GB
at Indians
1
13-5
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Hal Griggs (1-0)
L: Mike Garcia (0-1)
S: Dick Hyde (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  3    3  4  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  8  2

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Reno Bertoia 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .323 .360 .473 .833 -0.134 1.36 0.000 -0.134 -0.9 1 4
Bob Allison CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .287 .340 .414 .754 0.076 0.98 0.101 -0.025 0.4 3 0
Julio Becquer 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .200 .214 .414 -0.031 1.62 0.080 -0.111 -0.6 14 1 GDP
Jim Lemon RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .377 .633 1.010 -0.182 1.96 0.000 -0.182 -1.1 2 0
Harmon Killebrew 3B 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .264 .379 .583 .963 0.443 1.51 0.483 -0.040 2.0 3 2 2B,SB
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 0 1 1 0 3 4 .069 .156 .069 .225 -0.039 0.90 0.039 -0.078 0.3 1 2
Faye Throneberry LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .182 .100 .282 -0.104 1.01 0.000 -0.104 -0.9 1 0
Ron Samford SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .268 .302 .463 .766 -0.072 0.97 0.000 -0.072 -0.5 2 4
Hal Griggs P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.030 1.00 0.028 -0.058 -0.1 0 3
   Dick Hyde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 4 3 2 6 34 .125 .176 .156 .333 -0.073 1.28 0.731 -0.804 -1.3 27 16
2B: H Killebrew (2, off M Garcia).
TB: B Allison 2; H Killebrew 2; E Fitz Gerald.
GIDP: J Becquer (2).
RBI: H Killebrew 2 (18); E Fitz Gerald (1).
2-out RBI: H Killebrew 2; E Fitz Gerald.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Bertoia-J Becquer; H Killebrew-J Becquer.
Baserunning
SB: H Killebrew (3, 2nd base off M Garcia/R Nixon).

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 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .294 .302 .596 -0.080 1.33 0.036 -0.115 -0.4 2 0
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .384 .438 .644 1.081 -0.095 1.37 0.046 -0.141 -1.1 10 3 CS
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .230 .288 .365 .652 -0.167 1.24 0.000 -0.167 -1.0 3 0
Rocky Colavito RF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .329 .413 .643 1.055 0.109 0.85 0.126 -0.017 1.6 1 0 HR,2B
Russ Nixon C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .186 .265 .233 .498 -0.193 1.48 0.000 -0.193 -1.4 6 0
Woodie Held 3B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .279 .373 .628 1.000 -0.032 1.37 0.125 -0.157 -0.2 0 3
George Strickland SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .355 .417 .565 .981 0.071 1.47 0.119 -0.048 0.2 1 1
   Don Dillard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.058 2.50 0.000 -0.058 -0.3
Billy Martin 2B 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 .234 .286 .453 .739 0.052 1.45 0.052 0.000 0.5 1 3 IW
   Tito Francona PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .600 .500 1.200 1.700 -0.043 1.50 0.000 -0.043 -0.2
Mike Garcia P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.139 2.08 0.000 -0.139 -1.0 3 0
Team Totals 31 1 8 1 4 0 35 .258 .343 .387 .730 -0.575 1.41 0.504 -1.078 -3.3 27 10
2B: R Colavito (4, off H Griggs).
HR: R Colavito (6, off H Griggs, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
IBB: B Martin (1, by H Griggs).
TB: R Colavito 6; W Held 2; V Power; J Piersall; B Martin; G Strickland.
RBI: R Colavito (9).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Power-G Strickland.
E: G Strickland (5); V Power (1).
Baserunning
CS: V Power (3, Home by H Griggs/E Fitz Gerald).
Pickoffs: W Held (3rd base by E Fitz Gerald).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hal Griggs, W (1-0) 8.1 8 1 1 4 0 1 0.73 33 59 0.474 1.38 2.8
Dick Hyde, S (1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 2 1 0 0.100 2.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 4 0 1 1.00 35 59 1 0 0.574 1.41 3.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Garcia, L (0-1) 9 4 3 0 2 6 0 0.00 34 77 0.074 1.28 1.3
Team Totals 9 4 3 0 2 6 0 0.00 34 77 0.074 1.28 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: H Griggs (1; B Martin).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Frank Tabacchi, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Eddie Hurley.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 19,586.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Cleveland Indians
1 Reno Bertoia 2B 1 Jim Piersall CF
2 Bob Allison CF 2 Vic Power 1B
3 Julio Becquer 1B 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Jim Lemon RF 4 Rocky Colavito RF
5 Harmon Killebrew 3B 5 Russ Nixon C
6 Ed Fitz Gerald C 6 Woodie Held 3B
7 Faye Throneberry LF 7 George Strickland SS
8 Ron Samford SS 8 Billy Martin 2B
9 Hal Griggs P 9 Mike Garcia P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 0-0 2 12- RR WSH H. Killebrew M. Garcia 45% 93% Double to CF; Allison Scores/unER; Becquer Scores/unER
b7 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE B. Martin H. Griggs 14% 44% Held Picked off 3B (C-3B); Strickland to 2B
b7 0-0 1 1-- CLE G. Strickland H. Griggs -12% 29% Single to RF; Held to 3B
b8 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE M. Minoso H. Griggs 10% 50% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
t9 0-0 1 12- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia -10% 48% Popfly: 1B

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 --- O WSH R. Bertoia M. Garcia -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- WSH B. Allison M. Garcia 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO WSH J. Becquer M. Garcia -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Piersall H. Griggs -4% 42% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE V. Power H. Griggs 3% 45% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE M. Minoso H. Griggs 3% 48% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- CLE R. Colavito H. Griggs -4% 44% Double to LF; Power to 3B
b1 0-0 2 -23 O CLE R. Nixon H. Griggs 6% 50% Power Caught Stealing Hm (C)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- WSH H. Killebrew M. Garcia 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O WSH E. Fitz Gerald M. Garcia -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 1-- WSH F. Throneberry M. Garcia 1% 48% Killebrew Steals 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O WSH F. Throneberry M. Garcia -3% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Nixon H. Griggs 2% 47% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- CLE W. Held H. Griggs -3% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O CLE G. Strickland H. Griggs 2% 47% Groundout: SS-2B-1B; Held to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- CLE B. Martin H. Griggs -1% 46% Walk
b2 0-0 2 12- O CLE M. Garcia H. Griggs 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O WSH R. Samford M. Garcia -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- WSH H. Griggs M. Garcia 3% 50% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 1 1-- O WSH R. Bertoia M. Garcia -3% 47% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 2 1-- O WSH B. Allison M. Garcia -3% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall H. Griggs 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power H. Griggs 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso H. Griggs 1% 50% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O WSH J. Becquer M. Garcia -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 1 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia -2% 45% Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 2 --- O WSH H. Killebrew M. Garcia -1% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- CLE R. Colavito H. Griggs -4% 40% Walk
b4 0-0 0 1-- OO CLE R. Nixon H. Griggs 9% 49% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- O CLE W. Held H. Griggs 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Fitz Gerald M. Garcia -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 1 --- O WSH F. Throneberry M. Garcia -2% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O WSH R. Samford M. Garcia -1% 44% Lineout: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland H. Griggs 3% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Martin H. Griggs -3% 43% Single to LF
b5 0-0 1 1-- O CLE M. Garcia H. Griggs 2% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B; Martin to 2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Piersall H. Griggs 5% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O WSH H. Griggs M. Garcia -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- O WSH R. Bertoia M. Garcia -2% 44% Strikeout
t6 0-0 2 --- WSH B. Allison M. Garcia 2% 46% Single to LF
t6 0-0 2 1-- O WSH J. Becquer M. Garcia -3% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power H. Griggs 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso H. Griggs 2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito H. Griggs 2% 50% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
t7 0-0 0 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia -4% 46% Flyball: CF
t7 0-0 1 --- O WSH H. Killebrew M. Garcia -3% 43% Strikeout
t7 0-0 2 --- O WSH E. Fitz Gerald M. Garcia -2% 41% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 5-6-7
b7 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Nixon H. Griggs 4% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 0-0 1 --- CLE W. Held H. Griggs -4% 41% Single to CF
b7 0-0 1 1-- CLE G. Strickland H. Griggs -12% 29% Single to RF; Held to 3B
b7 0-0 1 1-3 O CLE B. Martin H. Griggs 14% 44% Held Picked off 3B (C-3B); Strickland to 2B
b7 0-0 2 -2- CLE B. Martin H. Griggs -1% 43% Intentional Walk
b7 0-0 2 12- O CLE M. Garcia H. Griggs 7% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 7-8-9
t8 0-0 0 --- O WSH F. Throneberry M. Garcia -5% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 0-0 1 --- O WSH R. Samford M. Garcia -3% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-0 2 --- O WSH H. Griggs M. Garcia -2% 40% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 1-2-3
b8 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall H. Griggs 4% 44% Popfly: SS
b8 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power H. Griggs -5% 40% Single to RF
b8 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE M. Minoso H. Griggs 10% 50% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
t9 0-0 0 --- O WSH R. Bertoia M. Garcia -6% 44% Flyball: CF
t9 0-0 1 --- WSH B. Allison M. Garcia 6% 50% Single to LF
t9 0-0 1 1-- WSH J. Becquer M. Garcia 8% 58% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Allison to 2B
t9 0-0 1 12- O WSH J. Lemon M. Garcia -10% 48% Popfly: 1B
t9 0-0 2 12- RR WSH H. Killebrew M. Garcia 45% 93% Double to CF; Allison Scores/unER; Becquer Scores/unER
t9 2-0 2 -2- R WSH E. Fitz Gerald M. Garcia 4% 97% Single to LF; Killebrew Scores/unER
t9 3-0 2 1-- O WSH F. Throneberry M. Garcia -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 4-5-6
b9 0-3 0 --- R CLE R. Colavito H. Griggs -5% 91% Home Run (Deep LF)
b9 1-3 0 --- O CLE R. Nixon H. Griggs 4% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 1-3 1 --- CLE W. Held H. Griggs -6% 90% Single to CF
Dick Hyde replaces Hal Griggs pitching and batting 9th
Don Dillard pinch hits for George Strickland (SS) batting 7th
b9 1-3 1 1-- O CLE D. Dillard D. Hyde 6% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
Tito Francona pinch hits for Billy Martin (2B) batting 8th
b9 1-3 2 1-- O CLE T. Francona D. Hyde 4% 100% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Indians 1.

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