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Standings
WSH
@BOS
4
10
SLB
@CHW
2
8
CLE
@DET
2
4
NYY
@PHA
0
4
PHI
@BRO
4
8
BSN
@NYG
0
5
CIN
@PIT
4
5
 
(11)
CHC
@STL
2
6
Friday, May 1, 1931,
, Navin Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:05
Indians
2
9-5
 Lost 2 
1st
at Tigers
4
8-7
 Won 2 
3rd, 1½ GB
L: Mel Harder (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    2  7  4
Tigers          1  1  1   0  0  1   0  0  X    4  7  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Burnett 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276 .344 .328 .671 -0.093 0.84 0.000 -0.093 -1.0 1 0
Lew Fonseca 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .404 .477 .544 1.021 0.015 0.68 0.071 -0.055 0.2 9 0 2B,CS
Earl Averill CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .306 .338 .548 .887 -0.075 1.00 0.021 -0.096 -0.5 3 0 SB
Johnny Hodapp 2B 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .358 .433 .396 .830 0.145 0.97 0.145 0.000 1.4 2 4
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .375 .397 .625 1.022 -0.101 1.61 0.038 -0.139 -0.8 1 0
Bibb Falk RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .340 .377 .480 .857 -0.025 1.47 0.087 -0.112 0.1 3 0
Bill Hunnefield SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .368 .388 .756 -0.067 1.41 0.044 -0.110 -0.5 1 1
Luke Sewell C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .298 .411 .404 .815 -0.057 1.31 0.054 -0.111 -0.8 4 2
Mel Harder P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273 .273 .273 .545 -0.057 1.06 0.000 -0.057 -0.5 0 2
   Ed Morgan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .286 .429 -0.028 1.32 0.000 -0.028 -0.2
   Milt Shoffner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Glenn Myatt PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.097 2.25 0.000 -0.097 -0.6
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 3 4 36 .212 .278 .242 .520 -0.440 1.17 0.460 -0.898 -3.4 24 9
2B: L Fonseca (6, off C Sullivan).
TB: L Fonseca 3; J Hodapp; B Falk; J Vosmik; B Hunnefield; E Averill.
RBI: J Hodapp (6); B Falk (11).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: B Hunnefield (12); M Harder (1); L Fonseca 2 (2).
Baserunning
SB: E Averill (2, 2nd base off C Sullivan/W Schang).
CS: L Fonseca (1, 2nd base by C Sullivan/W Schang).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Johnson RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .286 .352 .347 .699 0.018 0.71 0.064 -0.047 0.2 2 0 CS
Hub Walker CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .283 .293 .576 -0.057 0.65 0.000 -0.057 -1.1 0 0
Mark Koenig 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .190 .261 .286 .547 -0.022 0.64 0.014 -0.036 -0.6 2 7
Dale Alexander 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .500 .576 .732 1.308 0.017 0.44 0.041 -0.024 0.0 13 0 2B
John Stone LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .304 .333 .717 1.051 0.139 0.75 0.168 -0.030 1.7 3 1 SB,CS
Marty McManus 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .145 .266 .200 .466 -0.030 0.84 0.021 -0.051 -0.3 0 2 SB
   Charlie Gehringer PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .396 .458 .855 0.010 0.21 0.010 0.000 0.3
   Joe Dugan 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Marv Owen SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .239 .286 .304 .590 0.016 0.78 0.077 -0.061 -0.3 3 5 3B
Wally Schang C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .125 .222 .125 .347 -0.048 0.65 0.004 -0.052 -0.5 4 1 IW
Charlie Sullivan P 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.016 0.74 0.047 -0.031 -0.1 0 2
Team Totals 30 4 7 3 4 3 34 .233 .324 .333 .657 0.059 0.67 0.446 -0.389 -0.8 27 18
2B: D Alexander (8, off M Harder).
3B: M Owen (1, off M Harder).
IBB: W Schang (1, by M Harder).
TB: M Owen 3; J Stone 3; D Alexander 2; C Sullivan; R Johnson.
RBI: C Sullivan (1); M Koenig (3); J Stone (11).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Stone-M Koenig-D Alexander.
E: M Owen (4).
Outfield Assists: J Stone (L Sewell at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: M McManus (1, 3rd base off M Harder/L Sewell); J Stone (3, Home off M Harder/L Sewell).
CS: J Stone (1, 2nd base by M Harder/L Sewell); R Johnson (3, 2nd base by M Shoffner/L Sewell).
Pickoffs: R Johnson (1st base by M Harder); J Stone (2nd base by M Harder); C Gehringer (1st base by M Shoffner).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Harder, L (1-2) 6 7 4 2 2 3 0 3.28 27 47 -0.096 0.77 -0.4
Milt Shoffner 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.036 0.30 1.2
Team Totals 8 7 4 2 4 3 0 2.25 34 47 0 0 -0.060 0.67 0.8

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Charlie Sullivan, W (2-0) 9 7 2 2 3 4 0 1.47 36 66 0.440 1.17 3.4
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 3 4 0 2.00 36 66 0.440 1.17 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: M Harder (1; W Schang).
Pickoffs: M Shoffner (0; C Gehringer, 1st base); M Harder 2 (0; R Johnson, 1st base, J Stone, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - George Hildebrand, 2B - (none), 3B - Harry Geisel.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Johnny Burnett 3B 1 Roy Johnson RF
2 Lew Fonseca 1B 2 Hub Walker CF
3 Earl Averill CF 3 Mark Koenig 2B
4 Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 Dale Alexander 1B
5 Joe Vosmik LF 5 John Stone LF
6 Bibb Falk RF 6 Marty McManus 3B
7 Bill Hunnefield SS 7 Marv Owen SS
8 Luke Sewell C 8 Wally Schang C
9 Mel Harder P 9 Charlie Sullivan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-4 1 1-- OO CLE G. Myatt C. Sullivan 10% 100% Fly Ball Double Play: LF-2B-1B
t4 0-3 1 12- R CLE B. Falk C. Sullivan -9% 67% Single to RF; Hodapp Scores; Vosmik to 2B
b2 1-0 0 --- DET M. Owen M. Harder 8% 73% Triple to RF
b3 2-0 1 -2- R DET J. Stone M. Harder 6% 82% Single to CF; Alexander Scores
b6 3-1 2 -23 R DET W. Schang M. Harder 6% 89% McManus Steals 3B; Stone Steals Hm/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett C. Sullivan 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE L. Fonseca C. Sullivan 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- CLE E. Averill C. Sullivan -1% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- CLE J. Hodapp C. Sullivan -1% 52% Averill Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- CLE J. Hodapp C. Sullivan -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O CLE J. Vosmik C. Sullivan 4% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET R. Johnson M. Harder 3% 58% Single to 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-- DET H. Walker M. Harder 2% 61% Johnson Picked off 1B, safe on E3; Johnson to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O DET H. Walker M. Harder -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Johnson to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 RO DET M. Koenig M. Harder 1% 60% Groundout: P-1B; Johnson Scores/unER
b1 1-0 2 --- DET D. Alexander M. Harder 1% 62% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b1 1-0 2 1-- DET J. Stone M. Harder 2% 64% Single; Alexander to 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O DET M. McManus M. Harder -4% 59% Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 6-7-8
t2 0-1 0 --- O CLE B. Falk C. Sullivan 3% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CLE B. Hunnefield C. Sullivan 2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O CLE L. Sewell C. Sullivan 1% 65% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Mel Harder facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- DET M. Owen M. Harder 8% 73% Triple to RF
b2 1-0 0 --3 O DET W. Schang M. Harder -4% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --3 R DET C. Sullivan M. Harder 5% 74% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Owen Scores
b2 2-0 1 1-- O DET R. Johnson M. Harder -2% 71% Flyball: RF
b2 2-0 2 1-- O DET H. Walker M. Harder -2% 70% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O CLE M. Harder C. Sullivan 3% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O CLE J. Burnett C. Sullivan 2% 74% Flyball: LF
t3 0-2 2 --- CLE L. Fonseca C. Sullivan -1% 73% Single to SS
t3 0-2 2 1-- O CLE E. Averill C. Sullivan 3% 75% Fonseca Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Mel Harder facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O DET M. Koenig M. Harder -2% 73% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 1 --- DET D. Alexander M. Harder 3% 76% Double to LF (LF Line)
b3 2-0 1 -2- R DET J. Stone M. Harder 6% 82% Single to CF; Alexander Scores
b3 3-0 1 1-- O DET M. McManus M. Harder -2% 80% Stone Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b3 3-0 2 --- O DET M. McManus M. Harder -1% 79% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- O CLE E. Averill C. Sullivan 2% 82% Flyball: LF
t4 0-3 1 --- CLE J. Hodapp C. Sullivan -3% 79% Walk
t4 0-3 1 1-- CLE J. Vosmik C. Sullivan -4% 76% Single to LF; Hodapp to 2B
t4 0-3 1 12- R CLE B. Falk C. Sullivan -9% 67% Single to RF; Hodapp Scores; Vosmik to 2B
t4 1-3 1 12- O CLE B. Hunnefield C. Sullivan 5% 72% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Vosmik to 3B
t4 1-3 2 1-3 O CLE L. Sewell C. Sullivan 6% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Mel Harder facing 7-8-9
b4 3-1 0 --- O DET M. Owen M. Harder -2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-1 1 --- O DET W. Schang M. Harder -1% 74% Strikeout
b4 3-1 2 --- O DET C. Sullivan M. Harder -1% 73% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 9-1-2
t5 1-3 0 --- O CLE M. Harder C. Sullivan 3% 76% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- O CLE J. Burnett C. Sullivan 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-3 2 --- O CLE L. Fonseca C. Sullivan 1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
b5 3-1 0 --- O DET R. Johnson M. Harder -2% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 3-1 1 --- O DET H. Walker M. Harder -1% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 3-1 2 --- O DET M. Koenig M. Harder -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- O CLE E. Averill C. Sullivan 3% 79% Flyball: RF
t6 1-3 1 --- CLE J. Hodapp C. Sullivan -5% 74% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Hodapp to 2B
t6 1-3 1 -2- O CLE J. Vosmik C. Sullivan 4% 78% Groundout: SS-1B; Hodapp to 3B
t6 1-3 2 --3 O CLE B. Falk C. Sullivan 5% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Mel Harder facing 4-5-6
b6 3-1 0 --- O DET D. Alexander M. Harder -2% 82% Flyball: CF
b6 3-1 1 --- DET J. Stone M. Harder 2% 83% Single to RF
b6 3-1 1 1-- DET M. McManus M. Harder 2% 85% Walk; Stone to 2B
b6 3-1 1 12- O DET M. Owen M. Harder -3% 83% Flyball: RF
b6 3-1 2 12- DET W. Schang M. Harder 1% 83% Stone Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Stone to 3B; McManus to 2B
b6 3-1 2 -23 R DET W. Schang M. Harder 6% 89% McManus Steals 3B; Stone Steals Hm/unER
b6 4-1 2 --3 DET W. Schang M. Harder 0% 90% Intentional Walk
b6 4-1 2 1-3 O DET C. Sullivan M. Harder -2% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-4, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 7-8-9
t7 1-4 0 --- CLE B. Hunnefield C. Sullivan -4% 83% Single to CF
t7 1-4 0 1-- O CLE L. Sewell C. Sullivan 4% 88% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Ed Morgan pinch hits for Mel Harder (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 1 1-- O CLE E. Morgan C. Sullivan 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sewell to 2B
t7 1-4 2 -2- O CLE J. Burnett C. Sullivan 3% 93% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Indians' Milt Shoffner facing 1-2-3
Milt Shoffner replaces Ed Morgan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-1 0 --- DET R. Johnson M. Shoffner 1% 94% Walk
b7 4-1 0 1-- O DET H. Walker M. Shoffner -1% 93% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 4-1 1 1-- O DET M. Koenig M. Shoffner -1% 92% Flyball: LF
b7 4-1 2 1-- O DET D. Alexander M. Shoffner -1% 92% Johnson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-4, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 2-3-4
t8 1-4 0 --- CLE L. Fonseca C. Sullivan -6% 86% Double (CF-RF)
t8 1-4 0 -2- O CLE E. Averill C. Sullivan 4% 90% Groundout: SS-1B; Fonseca to 3B
t8 1-4 1 --3 R CLE J. Hodapp C. Sullivan -6% 84% Single to LF (LF Line); Fonseca Scores
t8 2-4 1 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik C. Sullivan 5% 89% Flyball: RF
t8 2-4 2 1-- O CLE B. Falk C. Sullivan 4% 93% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Milt Shoffner facing 4-5-6
b8 4-2 0 --- O DET D. Alexander M. Shoffner -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-2 1 --- O DET J. Stone M. Shoffner -1% 92% Flyball: CF
Charlie Gehringer pinch hits for Marty McManus (3B) batting 6th
b8 4-2 2 --- DET C. Gehringer M. Shoffner 0% 92% Walk
b8 4-2 2 1-- DET M. Owen M. Shoffner 1% 93% Gehringer Picked off 1B, safe on E3; Gehringer to 3B
b8 4-2 2 --3 O DET M. Owen M. Shoffner -2% 91% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Tigers' Charlie Sullivan facing 7-8-9
Joe Dugan replaces Charlie Gehringer (PH) playing 3B batting 6th
t9 2-4 0 --- O CLE B. Hunnefield C. Sullivan 4% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-4 1 --- CLE L. Sewell C. Sullivan -5% 90% Walk
Glenn Myatt pinch hits for Milt Shoffner (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 1 1-- OO CLE G. Myatt C. Sullivan 10% 100% Fly Ball Double Play: LF-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 4.

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