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Standings
WSH
@BOS
6
2
WSH
@BOS
2
3
 
(10)
SLB
@CHW
1
2
CLE
@DET
3
1
CIN
@PIT
5
11
CHC
@STL
3
6
Saturday, May 2, 1931,
, Navin Field
Attendance: 21,000, Time of Game: 0:00
Indians
3
10-5
 Won 1 
1st
at Tigers
1
8-8
 Lost 1 
5th, 2½ GB
W: Clint Brown (2-0)
L: Vic Sorrell (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         2  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3 10  0
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  8  2

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 1 0 0 0 0 4 .258 .324 .306 .630 -0.009 0.66 0.041 -0.050 -0.4 0 2
Lew Fonseca 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .410 .478 .557 1.036 0.046 0.76 0.109 -0.063 0.4 19 0 2B,CS
Earl Averill CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .318 .348 .545 .893 0.017 0.60 0.027 -0.010 0.3 1 0
Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .368 .438 .404 .841 0.056 0.76 0.072 -0.016 1.0 2 6
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .350 .371 .583 .954 -0.080 0.63 0.000 -0.080 -1.5 1 0
Bibb Falk RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .352 .386 .481 .867 -0.042 0.59 0.036 -0.077 -1.0 0 1
Bill Hunnefield SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .245 .344 .358 .703 -0.058 0.66 0.000 -0.058 -1.0 3 7
Luke Sewell C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .294 .400 .392 .792 0.039 0.57 0.075 -0.035 0.4 1 0
Clint Brown P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .308 .308 .308 .615 -0.042 0.53 0.015 -0.057 -0.6 0 1
Team Totals 35 3 10 3 0 2 35 .286 .286 .314 .600 -0.073 0.65 0.375 -0.446 -2.4 27 17
2B: L Fonseca (7, off V Sorrell).
TB: L Fonseca 3; B Falk 2; J Hodapp 2; E Averill 2; C Brown; L Sewell.
RBI: J Hodapp (7); L Sewell (12); E Averill (15).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: B Falk (J Stone at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: L Fonseca (2, 2nd base by V Sorrell/W Schang).
Pickoffs: J Burnett (1st base by V Sorrell).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Johnson RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .328 .321 .648 -0.074 0.68 0.000 -0.074 -0.7 3 0
Hub Walker CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .258 .281 .290 .572 0.021 1.02 0.080 -0.060 -0.2 2 0
Mark Koenig 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .259 .280 .539 -0.065 1.36 0.047 -0.112 -0.4 2 6
Dale Alexander 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .475 .557 .695 1.252 -0.071 1.40 0.035 -0.106 -0.6 11 1
John Stone LF 4 0 4 1 0 0 4 .360 .385 .740 1.125 0.200 1.31 0.200 0.000 1.7 1 0
Marty McManus 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .169 .279 .220 .500 -0.107 2.13 0.059 -0.166 -0.4 3 4
Marv Owen SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .229 .275 .292 .566 -0.089 1.85 0.000 -0.089 -0.9 2 3
   Charlie Gehringer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .327 .389 .449 .838 -0.078 2.69 0.000 -0.078 -0.6
   Bill Akers SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 -0.056 2.08 0.000 -0.056 -0.3 0 1
Wally Schang C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .119 .213 .119 .332 -0.078 1.38 0.000 -0.078 -0.8 3 2
   Ray Hayworth C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 -0.043 1.62 0.000 -0.043 -0.3 0 0
   Joe Dugan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.037 1.40 0.000 -0.037 -0.2
Vic Sorrell P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .214 .214 .286 .500 -0.076 0.96 0.000 -0.076 -0.7 0 1
   Gee Walker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .412 .400 .812 -0.019 0.68 0.000 -0.019 -0.1
Team Totals 35 1 8 1 1 1 36 .229 .250 .229 .479 -0.572 1.37 0.421 -0.994 -4.3 27 18
TB: J Stone 4; M McManus 2; M Koenig; H Walker.
RBI: J Stone (12).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. M McManus-M Koenig; M Koenig-W Schang-M Koenig-W Schang.
E: M McManus (3); M Koenig (2).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Clint Brown, W (2-0) 9 8 1 1 1 1 0 3.28 36 67 0.572 1.37 4.4
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 1 1 0 1.00 36 67 0.572 1.37 4.4

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vic Sorrell, L (0-2) 9 10 3 1 0 2 0 4.89 35 61 0.072 0.65 2.4
Team Totals 9 10 3 1 0 2 0 1.00 35 61 0.072 0.65 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: C Brown (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: V Sorrell (1; J Burnett, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Geisel, 1B - George Moriarty, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: 21,000.
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 Clint Brown P 9 Vic Sorrell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-3 1 12- R DET J. Stone C. Brown -11% 65% Single to LF; Koenig Scores; Alexander to 2B
b8 1-3 2 1-3 O DET M. McManus C. Brown 10% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- CLE L. Fonseca V. Sorrell 9% 63% Double to LF (LF Line); Burnett to 3B
b8 1-3 0 --- DET H. Walker C. Brown -8% 73% Single to RF
b6 1-3 2 1-3 O DET C. Gehringer C. Brown 8% 80% Flyball: SS

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' Vic Sorrell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Burnett V. Sorrell 3% 53% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 1-- CLE L. Fonseca V. Sorrell 9% 63% Double to LF (LF Line); Burnett to 3B
t1 0-0 0 -23 RO CLE E. Averill V. Sorrell -0% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Burnett Scores/unER; Fonseca to 3B
t1 1-0 1 --3 RO CLE J. Hodapp V. Sorrell 1% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B; Fonseca Scores/unER
t1 2-0 2 --- O CLE J. Vosmik V. Sorrell -1% 63% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O DET R. Johnson C. Brown 2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- O DET H. Walker C. Brown 2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 2 --- O DET M. Koenig C. Brown 1% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- CLE B. Falk V. Sorrell 3% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 2-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Hunnefield V. Sorrell -1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B; Falk to 2B
t2 2-0 1 -2- R CLE L. Sewell V. Sorrell 7% 77% Single (CF-RF); Falk Scores; Sewell to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 3-0 1 -2- OO CLE C. Brown V. Sorrell -5% 72% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O DET D. Alexander C. Brown 2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-3 1 --- DET J. Stone C. Brown -3% 72% Single to CF
b2 0-3 1 1-- DET M. McManus C. Brown -4% 69% Single to LF; Stone to 2B
b2 0-3 1 12- O DET M. Owen C. Brown 4% 73% Foul Flyball: 1B; Stone to 3B
b2 0-3 2 1-3 O DET W. Schang C. Brown 5% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 1-2-3
t3 3-0 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett V. Sorrell -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 3-0 1 --- CLE L. Fonseca V. Sorrell 2% 78% Single to LF
t3 3-0 1 1-- O CLE E. Averill V. Sorrell -3% 75% Fonseca Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 3-0 2 --- O CLE E. Averill V. Sorrell -1% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O DET V. Sorrell C. Brown 3% 76% Flyball: 2B
b3 0-3 1 --- O DET R. Johnson C. Brown 2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-3 2 --- O DET H. Walker C. Brown 1% 79% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 4-5-6
t4 3-0 0 --- O CLE J. Hodapp V. Sorrell -2% 78% Lineout: 3B
t4 3-0 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik V. Sorrell -1% 77% Flyball: CF
t4 3-0 2 --- CLE B. Falk V. Sorrell 1% 78% Single to RF
t4 3-0 2 1-- O CLE B. Hunnefield V. Sorrell -2% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- O DET M. Koenig C. Brown 3% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-3 1 --- O DET D. Alexander C. Brown 2% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- DET J. Stone C. Brown -1% 79% Single to LF
b4 0-3 2 1-- DET M. McManus C. Brown -2% 77% Single to LF; Stone to 2B
b4 0-3 2 12- O DET M. Owen C. Brown 5% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 8-9-1
t5 3-0 0 --- O CLE L. Sewell V. Sorrell -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 3-0 1 --- CLE C. Brown V. Sorrell 2% 82% Single to CF
t5 3-0 1 1-- O CLE J. Burnett V. Sorrell -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 3-0 2 1-- CLE L. Fonseca V. Sorrell 1% 81% Burnett Picked off 1B, safe on E4, assist to 13; Burnett to 2B
t5 3-0 2 -2- O CLE L. Fonseca V. Sorrell -2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 8-9-1
b5 0-3 0 --- O DET W. Schang C. Brown 3% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 0-3 1 --- O DET V. Sorrell C. Brown 2% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-3 2 --- O DET R. Johnson C. Brown 1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 3-4-5
t6 3-0 0 --- CLE E. Averill V. Sorrell 2% 86% Single to CF
t6 3-0 0 1-- CLE J. Hodapp V. Sorrell 5% 91% Single to RF; Averill to 3B
t6 3-0 0 1-3 O CLE J. Vosmik V. Sorrell -3% 88% Strikeout
t6 3-0 1 1-3 OO CLE B. Falk V. Sorrell -7% 81% Double Play: Flyball: 2B; Averill out at Hm/C-2B-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 2-3-4
b6 0-3 0 --- O DET H. Walker C. Brown 3% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-3 1 --- DET M. Koenig C. Brown -3% 81% Single (Short RF)
b6 0-3 1 1-- DET D. Alexander C. Brown -1% 80% Wild Pitch; Koenig to 2B
b6 0-3 1 -2- DET D. Alexander C. Brown -3% 76% Walk
b6 0-3 1 12- R DET J. Stone C. Brown -11% 65% Single to LF; Koenig Scores; Alexander to 2B
b6 1-3 1 12- O DET M. McManus C. Brown 6% 72% Groundout: RF-SS/Forceout at 2B; Alexander to 3B
Charlie Gehringer pinch hits for Marv Owen (SS) batting 7th
b6 1-3 2 1-3 O DET C. Gehringer C. Brown 8% 80% Flyball: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 7-8-9
Ray Hayworth replaces Wally Schang playing C batting 8th
Bill Akers replaces Charlie Gehringer (PH) playing SS batting 7th
t7 3-1 0 --- O CLE B. Hunnefield V. Sorrell -2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-1 1 --- O CLE L. Sewell V. Sorrell -1% 76% Flyball: RF
t7 3-1 2 --- O CLE C. Brown V. Sorrell -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 8-9-1
b7 1-3 0 --- O DET R. Hayworth C. Brown 4% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-3 1 --- O DET V. Sorrell C. Brown 3% 83% Groundout: P-1B
b7 1-3 2 --- O DET R. Johnson C. Brown 2% 84% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 1-2-3
t8 3-1 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett V. Sorrell -2% 83% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 3-1 1 --- O CLE L. Fonseca V. Sorrell -1% 82% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t8 3-1 2 --- CLE E. Averill V. Sorrell 1% 83% Single to RF
t8 3-1 2 1-- CLE J. Hodapp V. Sorrell 1% 84% Single to LF; Averill to 2B
t8 3-1 2 12- O CLE J. Vosmik V. Sorrell -3% 81% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 2-3-4
b8 1-3 0 --- DET H. Walker C. Brown -8% 73% Single to RF
b8 1-3 0 1-- O DET M. Koenig C. Brown 7% 80% Flyball: CF
b8 1-3 1 1-- O DET D. Alexander C. Brown 6% 86% Flyball: 2B
b8 1-3 2 1-- DET J. Stone C. Brown -5% 81% Single to CF; Walker to 3B
b8 1-3 2 1-3 O DET M. McManus C. Brown 10% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Vic Sorrell facing 6-7-8
t9 3-1 0 --- O CLE B. Falk V. Sorrell -1% 90% Flyball: RF
t9 3-1 1 --- O CLE B. Hunnefield V. Sorrell -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-1 2 --- O CLE L. Sewell V. Sorrell -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 7-8-9
b9 1-3 0 --- O DET B. Akers C. Brown 6% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
Joe Dugan pinch hits for Ray Hayworth (C) batting 8th
b9 1-3 1 --- O DET J. Dugan C. Brown 4% 98% Strikeout Looking
Gee Walker pinch hits for Vic Sorrell (P) batting 9th
b9 1-3 2 --- O DET G. Walker C. Brown 2% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.

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