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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
7
1
NYY
@CHW
0
5
BOS
@CLE
0
1
BOS
@CLE
2
6
BAL
@DET
5
9
WSH
@KCA
7
3
WSH
@KCA
2
5
STL
@CIN
3
5
CHC
@MLN
0
2
LAD
@PIT
2
9
LAD
@PIT
3
4
 
(10)
Sunday, August 23, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:57
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Red Sox
0
57-66
 Lost 1 
7th, 17½ GB
at Indians
1
72-51
 Won 5 
2nd, 1½ GB
W: Jim Perry (9-5)
L: Tom Brewer (8-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  0
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pumpsie Green 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .309 .824 0.019 1.21 0.082 -0.063 -0.1 2 2
Gene Stephens CF-LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .656 -0.065 1.29 0.000 -0.065 -0.5 4 0 SH
Ted Williams LF 1 0 0 0 2 0 .240 .763 0.045 1.01 0.072 -0.027 0.3 0 0
   Gary Geiger PR-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .779 -0.070 2.37 0.021 -0.091 -0.3 1 0 SB
Vic Wertz 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .268 .740 -0.045 1.91 0.030 -0.075 -0.2 7 0 IW
Jackie Jensen RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .880 -0.214 2.15 0.000 -0.214 -1.2 2 0
Frank Malzone 3B 2 0 1 0 1 0 .281 .770 0.024 1.44 0.086 -0.062 0.4 2 2
Sammy White C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .697 -0.167 1.79 0.000 -0.167 -1.3 6 0 GDP
Don Buddin SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .715 -0.112 1.13 0.000 -0.112 -0.8 0 2 GDP
Tom Brewer P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .117 .248 -0.083 1.10 0.000 -0.083 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 27 0 3 0 4 5 .111 .337 -0.668 1.53 0.291 -0.959 -4.3 24 6
SH: G Stephens (2, off J Perry).
IBB: V Wertz (5, by J Perry).
TB: P Green; F Malzone; V Wertz.
GIDP: D Buddin (5); S White (10).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: F Malzone (21).
Baserunning
SB: G Geiger (4, 2nd base off J Perry/E Fitz Gerald).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .298 .771 -0.084 1.40 0.038 -0.123 -0.8 6 2
Minnie Minoso LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .298 .846 -0.113 1.66 0.013 -0.126 -0.6 2 0
Tito Francona CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .378 1.023 0.286 1.33 0.368 -0.082 0.3 2 0 HR
Rocky Colavito RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .884 -0.088 1.17 0.000 -0.088 -0.7 1 0
Jim Baxes 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .257 .820 -0.003 0.86 0.043 -0.046 0.1 4 3
George Strickland 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .636 -0.069 0.87 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 3 1
Woodie Held SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .767 -0.109 1.40 0.000 -0.109 -0.8 1 2
Ed Fitz Gerald C 3 0 1 0 0 2 .228 .582 0.015 1.07 0.070 -0.054 0.3 5 0 2B
Jim Perry P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .733 -0.004 0.99 0.024 -0.027 -0.1 3 1
Team Totals 29 1 5 1 1 6 .172 .510 -0.169 1.22 0.556 -0.724 -2.8 27 9
2B: E Fitz Gerald (9, off T Brewer).
HR: T Francona (16, off T Brewer; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: T Francona 4; E Fitz Gerald 2; J Perry; V Power; J Baxes.
RBI: T Francona (63).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Strickland-J Baxes-V Power; J Baxes-V Power.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Brewer, L (8-9) 8 5 1 1 1 6 1 3.67 30 73 0.168 1.22 2.8
Team Totals 8 5 1 1 1 6 1 1.12 30 73 0.168 1.22 2.8

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Perry, W (9-5) 9 3 0 0 4 5 0 3.09 32 82 0.668 1.53 4.3
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 4 5 0 0.00 32 82 0.668 1.53 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Perry (4; V Wertz).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Johnny Stevens, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Pumpsie Green 2B 1 Vic Power 1B
2 Gene Stephens CF 2 Minnie Minoso LF
3 Ted Williams LF 3 Tito Francona CF
4 Vic Wertz 1B 4 Rocky Colavito RF
5 Jackie Jensen RF 5 Jim Baxes 2B
6 Frank Malzone 3B 6 George Strickland 3B
7 Sammy White C 7 Woodie Held SS
8 Don Buddin SS 8 Ed Fitz Gerald C
9 Tom Brewer P 9 Jim Perry P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 0 --- R CLE T. Francona T. Brewer 37% 100% Home Run (Deep RF)
t9 0-0 2 12- O BOS J. Jensen J. Perry 11% 63% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 0-0 1 -2- O BOS G. Geiger J. Perry 9% 53% Flyball: LF
b8 0-0 2 12- O CLE M. Minoso T. Brewer -9% 50% Lineout: 2B
t9 0-0 0 --- BOS P. Green J. Perry -8% 42% Single to CF

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' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS P. Green J. Perry 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS G. Stephens J. Perry 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- BOS T. Williams J. Perry -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- BOS V. Wertz J. Perry -2% 51% Single to CF; Williams to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O BOS J. Jensen J. Perry 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power T. Brewer -2% 53% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso T. Brewer -1% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona T. Brewer -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- BOS F. Malzone J. Perry -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO BOS S. White J. Perry 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O BOS D. Buddin J. Perry 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito T. Brewer -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Baxes T. Brewer 4% 57% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Baxes to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw)
b2 0-0 1 -2- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer -4% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 -2- O CLE W. Held T. Brewer -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O BOS T. Brewer J. Perry 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-0 1 --- O BOS P. Green J. Perry 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O BOS G. Stephens J. Perry 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- CLE E. Fitz Gerald T. Brewer 7% 62% Double to RF
b3 0-0 0 -2- O CLE J. Perry T. Brewer -1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B; Fitz Gerald to 3B
b3 0-0 1 --3 O CLE V. Power T. Brewer -7% 54% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-0 2 --3 CLE M. Minoso T. Brewer 1% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-3 O CLE T. Francona T. Brewer -6% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O BOS T. Williams J. Perry 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 1 --- O BOS V. Wertz J. Perry 2% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Jensen J. Perry 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito T. Brewer -3% 53% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes T. Brewer -2% 51% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- BOS F. Malzone J. Perry -5% 45% Single to LF
t5 0-0 0 1-- O BOS S. White J. Perry 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS D. Buddin J. Perry 7% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held T. Brewer -3% 54% Strikeout
b5 0-0 1 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald T. Brewer -2% 51% Strikeout
b5 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Perry T. Brewer -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O BOS T. Brewer J. Perry 3% 53% Popfly: SS
t6 0-0 1 --- O BOS P. Green J. Perry 2% 56% Popfly: P
t6 0-0 2 --- O BOS G. Stephens J. Perry 2% 57% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power T. Brewer -3% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso T. Brewer -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b6 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona T. Brewer -2% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 3-4-5
t7 0-0 0 --- BOS T. Williams J. Perry -6% 44% Walk
Gary Geiger pinch runs for Ted Williams (LF) batting 3rd
t7 0-0 0 1-- O BOS V. Wertz J. Perry 6% 50% Flyball: CF
t7 0-0 1 1-- O BOS J. Jensen J. Perry 5% 54% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 0-0 2 1-- BOS F. Malzone J. Perry -2% 52% Geiger Steals 2B
t7 0-0 2 -2- O BOS F. Malzone J. Perry 6% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 4-5-6
Gene Stephens moves from CF to LF
Gary Geiger moves from PR to CF
b7 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito T. Brewer -4% 55% Flyball: LF
b7 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes T. Brewer -3% 52% Flyball: RF
b7 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Brewer -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 7-8-9
t8 0-0 0 --- O BOS S. White J. Perry 5% 55% Strikeout
t8 0-0 1 --- O BOS D. Buddin J. Perry 3% 58% Flyball: RF
t8 0-0 2 --- O BOS T. Brewer J. Perry 2% 60% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 7-8-9
b8 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held T. Brewer -4% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-0 1 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald T. Brewer -3% 53% Strikeout
b8 0-0 2 --- CLE J. Perry T. Brewer 2% 55% Single to LF
b8 0-0 2 1-- CLE V. Power T. Brewer 4% 59% Single to LF; Perry to 2B
b8 0-0 2 12- O CLE M. Minoso T. Brewer -9% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
t9 0-0 0 --- BOS P. Green J. Perry -8% 42% Single to CF
t9 0-0 0 1-- O BOS G. Stephens J. Perry 2% 44% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Green to 2B
t9 0-0 1 -2- O BOS G. Geiger J. Perry 9% 53% Flyball: LF
t9 0-0 2 -2- BOS V. Wertz J. Perry -1% 52% Intentional Walk
t9 0-0 2 12- O BOS J. Jensen J. Perry 11% 63% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 3-4-5
b9 0-0 0 --- R CLE T. Francona T. Brewer 37% 100% Home Run (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.

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