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Standings
DET
@BAL
4
1
CHW
@CAL
3
1
NYY
@CLE
5
0
MIN
@OAK
10
4
BOS
@WSA
2
1
LAD
@CHC
3
2
SFG
@HOU
1
4
CIN
@NYM
0
2
ATL
@PHI
5
4
ATL
@PHI
3
2
STL
@PIT
9
1
STL
@PIT
4
5
 
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Friday, July 26, 1968, 7:32PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 28,765, Time of Game: 2:09
Yankees
5
45-49
 Won 2 
7th, 14½ GB
at Indians
0
55-45
 Lost 3 
3rd, 7½ GB
W: Mel Stottlemyre (13-7)
L: Sam McDowell (10-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  3  1    5  8  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  7  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Horace Clarke 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .226 .251 .265 .517 -0.003 0.80 0.050 -0.052 0.2 1 5
Roy White LF 3 2 2 1 1 0 4 .277 .351 .413 .764 0.139 0.85 0.139 0.000 1.4 2 0 2B
Mickey Mantle 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .232 .405 .402 .806 -0.095 1.00 0.000 -0.095 -1.1 13 1
Joe Pepitone CF 4 0 2 3 0 1 4 .243 .318 .466 .783 0.153 0.92 0.193 -0.040 2.3 4 0 2B
Andy Kosco RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .237 .259 .355 .613 -0.060 0.82 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 1 0
   Bill Robinson RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .186 .241 .301 .542 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Tom Tresh SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .201 .303 .337 .640 -0.040 0.43 0.000 -0.040 -0.6 2 3
Frank Fernandez C 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .141 .299 .338 .637 -0.039 0.45 0.002 -0.041 0.0 3 2 2B
Bobby Cox 3B 4 1 2 1 0 2 4 .236 .299 .317 .615 0.012 0.43 0.033 -0.021 1.0 1 0
Mel Stottlemyre P 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .169 .246 .203 .450 -0.037 0.61 0.000 -0.037 -0.8 0 3 SH,GDP
Team Totals 34 5 8 5 1 10 36 .235 .257 .324 .581 0.028 0.68 0.417 -0.388 1.6 27 14
2B: R White (10, off S McDowell); J Pepitone (5, off S McDowell); F Fernandez (5, off H Kurtz).
SH: M Stottlemyre (1, off S McDowell).
TB: J Pepitone 3; R White 3; B Cox 2; F Fernandez 2; H Clarke.
GIDP: M Stottlemyre (2).
RBI: J Pepitone 3 (37); R White (33); B Cox (26).
2-out RBI: J Pepitone 3.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 4 for 8.
Fielding
E: T Tresh (16).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Russ Snyder RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .249 .311 .328 .639 -0.048 0.60 0.005 -0.053 -0.3 0 0
Jose Cardenal CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .293 .356 .649 -0.043 0.74 0.015 -0.058 -0.4 3 0
Lou Johnson LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .296 .395 .690 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lee Maye PH-LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .281 .311 .399 .709 -0.063 0.65 0.000 -0.063 -0.6 1 0
Duke Sims 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .260 .377 .430 .807 -0.065 0.76 0.003 -0.069 -0.2 2 1
Joe Azcue C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .290 .342 .364 .706 0.016 0.89 0.064 -0.048 0.1 13 0
Vern Fuller 3B-SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .231 .311 .275 .586 -0.023 1.11 0.045 -0.068 -0.3 1 1
Dave Nelson 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .259 .306 .293 .600 -0.101 1.56 0.026 -0.127 -0.7 4 1 CS
Larry Brown SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .230 .296 .309 .605 -0.080 1.71 0.000 -0.080 -0.6 3 2
   Richie Scheinblum PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.010 0.42 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
   Hal Kurtz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Sam McDowell P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .138 .167 .138 .305 -0.047 1.01 0.000 -0.047 -0.3 0 0
   Lou Klimchock PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.005 0.23 0.000 -0.005 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 33 0 7 0 0 3 33 .212 .212 .212 .424 -0.469 0.92 0.158 -0.628 -3.4 27 5
TB: J Azcue 2; V Fuller; R Snyder; J Cardenal; D Sims; D Nelson.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Nelson-D Sims.
E: S McDowell (3).
Baserunning
CS: D Nelson (5, 2nd base by M Stottlemyre/F Fernandez).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Stottlemyre, W (13-7) 9 7 0 0 0 3 0 2.26 33 76 0.470 0.92 3.4
Team Totals 9 7 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 33 76 0.470 0.92 3.4

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sam McDowell, L (10-9) 8 6 4 2 1 10 0 1.65 32 67 -0.025 0.76 -1.0
Hal Kurtz 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.20 4 0 0 -0.005 0.05 -0.6
Team Totals 9 8 5 3 1 10 0 3.00 36 67 0 0 -0.030 0.68 -1.6
Balks: None.
WP: S McDowell (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Salerno, 1B - Emmett Ashford, 2B - Bill Valentine, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 28,765.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 77° F.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cleveland Indians
1 Horace Clarke 2B 1 Russ Snyder RF
2 Roy White LF 2 Jose Cardenal CF
3 Mickey Mantle 1B 3 Lou Johnson LF
4 Joe Pepitone CF 4 Duke Sims 1B
5 Andy Kosco RF 5 Joe Azcue C
6 Tom Tresh SS 6 Vern Fuller 3B
7 Frank Fernandez C 7 Dave Nelson 2B
8 Bobby Cox 3B 8 Larry Brown SS
9 Mel Stottlemyre P 9 Sam McDowell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 -2- R NYY J. Pepitone S. McDowell 12% 61% Double to LF; White Scores
t8 2-0 2 -23 RR NYY J. Pepitone S. McDowell 7% 98% Single to RF; White Scores/unER; Clarke Scores/unER
t8 1-0 1 1-3 R NYY R. White S. McDowell 6% 91% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Clarke to 2B; Cox Scores
b2 0-1 1 12- O CLE D. Nelson M. Stottlemyre 5% 59% Foul Flyball: C
b2 0-1 2 12- O CLE L. Brown M. Stottlemyre 5% 64% Flyball: CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke S. McDowell -2% 48% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- NYY R. White S. McDowell 4% 52% Ground-rule Double
t1 0-0 1 -2- O NYY M. Mantle S. McDowell -3% 49% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- R NYY J. Pepitone S. McDowell 12% 61% Double to LF; White Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- O NYY A. Kosco S. McDowell -3% 58% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CLE R. Snyder M. Stottlemyre 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CLE J. Cardenal M. Stottlemyre 1% 62% Flyball: CF
Lee Maye pinch hits for Lou Johnson (LF) batting 3rd
b1 0-1 2 --- O CLE L. Maye M. Stottlemyre 1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 6-7-8
Lee Maye moves from PH to LF
t2 1-0 0 --- O NYY T. Tresh S. McDowell -2% 61% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYY F. Fernandez S. McDowell -1% 60% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 --- O NYY B. Cox S. McDowell -1% 59% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE D. Sims M. Stottlemyre 2% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- CLE J. Azcue M. Stottlemyre -3% 58% Single to CF
b2 0-1 1 1-- CLE V. Fuller M. Stottlemyre -4% 54% Single to CF; Azcue to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- O CLE D. Nelson M. Stottlemyre 5% 59% Foul Flyball: C
b2 0-1 2 12- O CLE L. Brown M. Stottlemyre 5% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYY M. Stottlemyre S. McDowell -2% 62% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-0 1 --- O NYY H. Clarke S. McDowell -1% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- NYY R. White S. McDowell 1% 62% Walk
t3 1-0 2 1-- O NYY M. Mantle S. McDowell -2% 60% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE S. McDowell M. Stottlemyre 3% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-1 1 --- O CLE R. Snyder M. Stottlemyre 2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- CLE J. Cardenal M. Stottlemyre -1% 63% Single to CF
b3 0-1 2 1-- O CLE L. Maye M. Stottlemyre 3% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O NYY J. Pepitone S. McDowell -2% 63% Strikeout
t4 1-0 1 --- O NYY A. Kosco S. McDowell -1% 62% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- O NYY T. Tresh S. McDowell -1% 61% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O CLE D. Sims M. Stottlemyre 3% 64% Flyball: 3B
b4 0-1 1 --- CLE J. Azcue M. Stottlemyre -3% 60% Single to LF
b4 0-1 1 1-- O CLE V. Fuller M. Stottlemyre 4% 64% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b4 0-1 2 1-- O CLE D. Nelson M. Stottlemyre 3% 67% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYY F. Fernandez S. McDowell -2% 65% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- O NYY B. Cox S. McDowell -1% 64% Strikeout
t5 1-0 2 --- O NYY M. Stottlemyre S. McDowell -1% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 8-9-1
b5 0-1 0 --- O CLE L. Brown M. Stottlemyre 3% 66% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-1 1 --- O CLE S. McDowell M. Stottlemyre 2% 68% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- O CLE R. Snyder M. Stottlemyre 1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke S. McDowell -2% 68% Flyball: C
t6 1-0 1 --- NYY R. White S. McDowell 2% 70% Single to CF
t6 1-0 1 1-- O NYY M. Mantle S. McDowell -3% 67% Foul Flyball: C
t6 1-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Pepitone S. McDowell -2% 65% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 2-3-4
b6 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Cardenal M. Stottlemyre 4% 69% Groundout: P-1B
b6 0-1 1 --- O CLE L. Maye M. Stottlemyre 2% 72% Lineout: RF
b6 0-1 2 --- O CLE D. Sims M. Stottlemyre 2% 73% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- O NYY A. Kosco S. McDowell -2% 71% Lineout: LF
t7 1-0 1 --- O NYY T. Tresh S. McDowell -1% 70% Flyball: CF
t7 1-0 2 --- O NYY F. Fernandez S. McDowell -1% 69% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 5-6-7
Bill Robinson replaces Andy Kosco playing RF batting 5th
b7 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Azcue M. Stottlemyre 4% 74% Strikeout (C-1B)
b7 0-1 1 --- O CLE V. Fuller M. Stottlemyre 3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-1 2 --- CLE D. Nelson M. Stottlemyre -3% 74% Single to CF
b7 0-1 2 1-- O CLE L. Brown M. Stottlemyre 5% 79% Nelson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 8-9-1
t8 1-0 0 --- NYY B. Cox S. McDowell 3% 81% Single (LF-CF)
t8 1-0 0 1-- O NYY M. Stottlemyre S. McDowell -1% 81% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Cox to 2B
t8 1-0 1 -2- NYY H. Clarke S. McDowell 4% 85% Single to 2B; Cox to 3B
t8 1-0 1 1-3 R NYY R. White S. McDowell 6% 91% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Clarke to 2B; Cox Scores
t8 2-0 1 12- O NYY M. Mantle S. McDowell -2% 90% Flyball: SS
t8 2-0 2 12- NYY J. Pepitone S. McDowell 1% 90% Wild Pitch; White to 2B; Clarke to 3B
t8 2-0 2 -23 RR NYY J. Pepitone S. McDowell 7% 98% Single to RF; White Scores/unER; Clarke Scores/unER
t8 4-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Robinson S. McDowell -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 8-9-1
Richie Scheinblum pinch hits for Larry Brown (SS) batting 8th
b8 0-4 0 --- O CLE R. Scheinblum M. Stottlemyre 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
Lou Klimchock pinch hits for Sam McDowell (P) batting 9th
b8 0-4 1 --- O CLE L. Klimchock M. Stottlemyre 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 0-4 2 --- CLE R. Snyder M. Stottlemyre -0% 98% Single to LF
b8 0-4 2 1-- O CLE J. Cardenal M. Stottlemyre 1% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Hal Kurtz facing 6-7-8
Hal Kurtz replaces Richie Scheinblum (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Lou Klimchock moves from PH to 3B
Vern Fuller moves from 3B to SS
t9 4-0 0 --- O NYY T. Tresh H. Kurtz -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t9 4-0 1 --- NYY F. Fernandez H. Kurtz 0% 99% Ground-rule Double
t9 4-0 1 -2- R NYY B. Cox H. Kurtz 0% 100% Single to CF; Fernandez Scores
t9 5-0 1 1-- OO NYY M. Stottlemyre H. Kurtz -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Mel Stottlemyre facing 3-4-5
b9 0-5 0 --- O CLE L. Maye M. Stottlemyre 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 0-5 1 --- CLE D. Sims M. Stottlemyre -0% 100% Single to CF
b9 0-5 1 1-- O CLE J. Azcue M. Stottlemyre 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Azcue to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
b9 0-5 2 -2- O CLE V. Fuller M. Stottlemyre 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Indians 0.

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