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Standings
DET
@BAL
4
1
MIL
@BOS
6
7
 
(10)
CAL
@CHW
0
9
NYY
@CLE
1
0
KCR
@MIN
6
5
SEA
@TEX
0
6
OAK
@TOR
5
6
CIN
@LAD
9
1
PIT
@MON
3
2
CHC
@NYM
10
3
STL
@PHI
2
10
ATL
@SDP
1
11
HOU
@SFG
9
8
 
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Saturday, May 30, 1981, 2:29PM
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 24,318, Time of Game: 2:29
Yankees
1
25-19
 Won 2 
3rd, 3½ GB
at Indians
0
22-17
 Lost 3 
4th, 4 GB
W: Gene Nelson (2-1)
L: Dan Spillner (1-1)
S: Rich Gossage (13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  8  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Randolph 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .220 .323 .327 .650 -0.016 0.75 0.036 -0.052 -0.1 4 3
Jerry Mumphrey CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .325 .385 .455 .840 0.099 0.74 0.120 -0.020 1.0 3 0
Oscar Gamble RF 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .250 .365 .534 .899 -0.072 1.10 0.000 -0.072 -0.8 3 0
   Bobby Brown RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Dave Winfield LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .321 .394 .457 .850 -0.054 0.76 0.015 -0.069 -0.4 2 0
Reggie Jackson DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .199 .305 .397 .702 -0.080 0.79 0.000 -0.080 -0.9
Graig Nettles 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .253 .325 .384 .709 -0.082 1.01 0.047 -0.129 -0.7 2 3 CS
Dave Revering 1B 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .215 .315 .308 .623 0.049 0.94 0.079 -0.029 0.5 6 1 IW
Rick Cerone C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .209 .255 .256 .511 -0.078 0.99 0.013 -0.090 -1.0 5 2
Bucky Dent SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .233 .286 .411 .697 -0.064 0.84 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 2 1
Gene Nelson P 0 0
   Ron Davis P 0 0
   Rich Gossage P 0 1
Team Totals 34 1 8 1 1 8 35 .235 .257 .235 .492 -0.298 0.89 0.310 -0.605 -3.0 27 11
IBB: D Revering (4, by D Spillner).
TB: J Mumphrey 2; G Nettles 2; D Revering; W Randolph; D Winfield; R Cerone.
RBI: O Gamble (15).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Cerone-W Randolph; W Randolph-D Revering.
Baserunning
CS: G Nettles (1, Home by D Spillner/R Hassey).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Miguel Dilone LF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .265 .307 .325 .632 0.040 1.59 0.186 -0.146 0.7 1 0 2·SB,CS
Jorge Orta RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .246 .263 .333 .596 -0.071 1.43 0.035 -0.106 -0.2 2 0
Mike Hargrove 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .284 .353 .331 .684 -0.265 2.07 0.000 -0.265 -1.8 5 0 GDP
Pat Kelly DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .167 .348 .167 .514 -0.104 1.45 0.022 -0.126 -0.6
Toby Harrah 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .319 .333 .652 -0.127 1.25 0.000 -0.127 -0.7 2 0
Ron Hassey C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .226 .300 .245 .545 0.048 1.05 0.078 -0.030 0.1 7 1
   Jerry Dybzinski PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .214 .214 .429 -0.050 2.60 0.000 -0.050 -0.2 CS
   Bo Diaz C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .390 .511 .901 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Rick Manning CF 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .220 .304 .293 .597 0.010 1.48 0.081 -0.072 0.2 7 0 SB
Duane Kuiper 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .293 .305 .310 .615 -0.147 2.08 0.000 -0.147 -0.9 0 2
Tom Veryzer SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .243 .278 .243 .521 -0.130 1.79 0.000 -0.130 -0.7 1 0
Dan Spillner P 1 1
Team Totals 27 0 3 0 5 5 32 .111 .250 .111 .361 -0.796 1.57 0.402 -1.199 -4.0 27 4
TB: M Dilone 2; R Hassey.
GIDP: M Hargrove (6).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: M Dilone 2 (9, 2nd base off G Nelson/R Cerone 2); R Manning (6, 2nd base off G Nelson/R Cerone).
CS: J Dybzinski (1, 2nd base by R Davis/R Cerone); M Dilone (3, 2nd base by R Gossage POCS).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gene Nelson, W (2-1) 5.2 2 0 0 4 2 0 4.10 22 63 0.338 1.25 2.5
Ron Davis, H (2) 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.65 6 1 0 0.135 2.24 0.6
Rich Gossage, S (13) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.75 4 1 0 0.324 2.40 0.9
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 5 5 0 0.00 32 63 2 0 0.797 1.57 4.0

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dan Spillner, L (1-1) 9 8 1 1 1 8 0 3.03 35 74 0.297 0.89 3.0
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 1 8 0 1.00 35 74 0.297 0.89 3.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Spillner (1; D Revering).
Pickoffs: R Gossage (1; M Dilone, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dave Phillips, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Durwood Merrill.
Time of Game: 2:29.
Attendance: 24,318.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 65° F, Cloudy, Rain.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cleveland Indians
1 Willie Randolph 2B 1 Miguel Dilone LF
2 Jerry Mumphrey CF 2 Jorge Orta RF
3 Oscar Gamble RF 3 Mike Hargrove 1B
4 Dave Winfield LF 4 Pat Kelly DH
5 Reggie Jackson DH 5 Toby Harrah 3B
6 Graig Nettles 3B 6 Ron Hassey C
7 Dave Revering 1B 7 Rick Manning CF
8 Rick Cerone C 8 Duane Kuiper 2B
9 Bucky Dent SS 9 Tom Veryzer SS
Gene Nelson P Dan Spillner P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-1 0 12- OO CLE M. Hargrove G. Nelson 11% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B; Dilone to 3B
b8 0-1 1 1-- O CLE J. Orta R. Gossage 11% 82% Dilone Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B)
b7 0-1 1 1-- OO CLE D. Kuiper R. Davis 11% 76% Double Play: Strikeout, Dybzinski Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYY J. Mumphrey D. Spillner 9% 63% Single to LF; Randolph to 3B
t7 1-0 1 1-3 O NYY R. Cerone D. Spillner -9% 70% Nettles Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B); Revering to 2B

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' Dan Spillner facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY W. Randolph D. Spillner 4% 54% Single to LF (LF-CF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYY J. Mumphrey D. Spillner 9% 63% Single to LF; Randolph to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 RO NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner -1% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Randolph Scores; Mumphrey to 2B
t1 1-0 1 -2- O NYY D. Winfield D. Spillner -3% 59% Strikeout Looking
t1 1-0 2 -2- O NYY R. Jackson D. Spillner -3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Gene Nelson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CLE M. Dilone G. Nelson -4% 53% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b1 0-1 0 1-- CLE J. Orta G. Nelson -3% 50% Dilone Steals 2B
b1 0-1 0 -2- CLE J. Orta G. Nelson -3% 46% Walk
b1 0-1 0 12- OO CLE M. Hargrove G. Nelson 11% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B; Dilone to 3B
b1 0-1 2 --3 O CLE P. Kelly G. Nelson 4% 61% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles D. Spillner -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- O NYY D. Revering D. Spillner -1% 58% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-0 2 --- O NYY R. Cerone D. Spillner -1% 57% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Gene Nelson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE T. Harrah G. Nelson 2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CLE R. Hassey G. Nelson 2% 61% Lineout: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- CLE R. Manning G. Nelson -1% 60% Walk
b2 0-1 2 1-- CLE D. Kuiper G. Nelson -1% 59% Manning Steals 2B
b2 0-1 2 -2- O CLE D. Kuiper G. Nelson 4% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dent D. Spillner -2% 60% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph D. Spillner -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O NYY J. Mumphrey D. Spillner -1% 58% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Gene Nelson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE T. Veryzer G. Nelson 3% 60% Lineout: RF
b3 0-1 1 --- CLE M. Dilone G. Nelson -3% 57% Single to RF
b3 0-1 1 1-- CLE J. Orta G. Nelson -2% 55% Dilone Steals 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- O CLE J. Orta G. Nelson 4% 59% Groundout: SS-1B; Dilone to 3B
b3 0-1 2 --3 O CLE M. Hargrove G. Nelson 4% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- O NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner -2% 61% Strikeout
t4 1-0 1 --- O NYY D. Winfield D. Spillner -2% 60% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O NYY R. Jackson D. Spillner -1% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Gene Nelson facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O CLE P. Kelly G. Nelson 3% 62% Lineout: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- O CLE T. Harrah G. Nelson 2% 64% Popfly: SS
b4 0-1 2 --- O CLE R. Hassey G. Nelson 1% 65% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 6-7-8
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYY G. Nettles D. Spillner -2% 63% Flyball: CF
t5 1-0 1 --- O NYY D. Revering D. Spillner -2% 61% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 2 --- NYY R. Cerone D. Spillner 1% 63% Single to LF
t5 1-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Dent D. Spillner -2% 60% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Gene Nelson facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- CLE R. Manning G. Nelson -6% 55% Walk
b5 0-1 0 1-- O CLE D. Kuiper G. Nelson 5% 60% Groundout: C-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-1 1 1-- O CLE T. Veryzer G. Nelson 4% 64% Popfly: 3B
b5 0-1 2 1-- O CLE M. Dilone G. Nelson 3% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O NYY W. Randolph D. Spillner -2% 65% Flyball: CF
t6 1-0 1 --- NYY J. Mumphrey D. Spillner 3% 68% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t6 1-0 1 1-- O NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner -3% 65% Flyball: CF
t6 1-0 2 1-- O NYY D. Winfield D. Spillner -2% 62% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Gene Nelson facing 2-3-4
b6 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Orta G. Nelson 4% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-1 1 --- O CLE M. Hargrove G. Nelson 3% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- CLE P. Kelly G. Nelson -2% 67% Walk
Ron Davis replaces Gene Nelson pitching
b6 0-1 2 1-- O CLE T. Harrah R. Davis 4% 71% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- O NYY R. Jackson D. Spillner -2% 69% Strikeout
t7 1-0 1 --- NYY G. Nettles D. Spillner 2% 71% Single to RF
t7 1-0 1 1-- NYY D. Revering D. Spillner 7% 78% Single to RF; Nettles to 3B
t7 1-0 1 1-3 O NYY R. Cerone D. Spillner -9% 70% Nettles Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B); Revering to 2B
t7 1-0 2 -2- O NYY R. Cerone D. Spillner -4% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 6-7-8
b7 0-1 0 --- CLE R. Hassey R. Davis -8% 58% Single to CF
Jerry Dybzinski pinch runs for Ron Hassey (C) batting 6th
b7 0-1 0 1-- O CLE R. Manning R. Davis 7% 65% Popfly: 3B
b7 0-1 1 1-- OO CLE D. Kuiper R. Davis 11% 76% Double Play: Strikeout, Dybzinski 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' Dan Spillner facing 9-1-2
Bo Diaz replaces Jerry Dybzinski (PR) playing C batting 6th
t8 1-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dent D. Spillner -2% 74% Groundout: P unassisted
t8 1-0 1 --- O NYY W. Randolph D. Spillner -1% 73% Flyball: CF
t8 1-0 2 --- O NYY J. Mumphrey D. Spillner -1% 72% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Ron Davis facing 9-1-2
b8 0-1 0 --- O CLE T. Veryzer R. Davis 6% 78% Strikeout
b8 0-1 1 --- CLE M. Dilone R. Davis -7% 71% Walk
Rich Gossage replaces Ron Davis pitching
b8 0-1 1 1-- O CLE J. Orta R. Gossage 11% 82% Dilone Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B)
b8 0-1 2 --- O CLE J. Orta R. Gossage 3% 85% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Dan Spillner facing 3-4-5
t9 1-0 0 --- O NYY O. Gamble D. Spillner -1% 84% Flyball: LF
t9 1-0 1 --- NYY D. Winfield D. Spillner 2% 85% Single to P (Ground Ball)
t9 1-0 1 1-- O NYY R. Jackson D. Spillner -2% 83% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 1-0 2 1-- NYY G. Nettles D. Spillner 2% 85% Single to CF (LF-CF); Winfield to 3B; Nettles to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t9 1-0 2 -23 NYY D. Revering D. Spillner 1% 86% Intentional Walk
t9 1-0 2 123 O NYY R. Cerone D. Spillner -4% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Rich Gossage facing 3-4-5
Bobby Brown replaces Oscar Gamble playing RF batting 3rd
b9 0-1 0 --- O CLE M. Hargrove R. Gossage 8% 90% Flyball: LF
b9 0-1 1 --- O CLE P. Kelly R. Gossage 6% 96% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-1 2 --- O CLE T. Harrah R. Gossage 4% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 0.

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