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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
8
9
PHA
@CLE
10
7
NYY
@DET
20
8
CIN
@BRO
4
14
PIT
@BSN
1
3
STL
@NYG
3
6
CHC
@PHI
4
5
Monday, May 18, 1931,
, Navin Field
Attendance: 10,000, Time of Game: 2:36
Yankees
20
16-10
 Won 2 
2nd, 2 GB
at Tigers
8
16-15
 Lost 2 
4th, 4½ GB
W: Ed Wells (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  5   1  0  0   0  8  5   20 19  2
Tigers          0  0  2   0  0  1   0  2  3    8 12  5

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 5 3 3 3 2 0 7 .310 .379 .397 .775 6 0 2B,CS
Jimmie Reese 2B 6 2 3 3 1 1 7 .320 .378 .493 .871 3 4
Babe Ruth LF 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .387 .548 .661 1.209 2 0
   Samuel Byrd LF 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .292 .452 .500 .952 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 2 1 1 4 2 7 .311 .466 .592 1.058 10 0
Ben Chapman RF 7 1 4 3 0 0 7 .328 .391 .440 .830 2 0 2B
Tony Lazzeri 3B 3 2 1 1 3 1 6 .238 .360 .295 .655 1 2
   Joe Sewell 3B 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .286 .091 .377 0 1
Lyn Lary SS 5 2 1 1 1 1 6 .324 .419 .514 .932 0 4
Bill Dickey C 5 3 2 1 1 0 6 .267 .321 .297 .618 3 0
   Arndt Jorgens C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Ed Wells P 6 2 2 2 0 0 6 .375 .375 .625 1.000 0 1 3B
Team Totals 45 20 19 16 15 5 60 .422 .567 .511 1.078 27 12
2B: E Combs (7); B Chapman (5).
3B: E Wells (1).
TB: B Chapman 5; E Wells 4; E Combs 4; J Reese 3; B Dickey 2; L Lary; T Lazzeri; L Gehrig; S Byrd; B Ruth.
RBI: J Reese 3 (12); E Combs 3 (16); B Chapman 3 (20); E Wells 2 (3); L Gehrig (32); L Lary (23); T Lazzeri (16); B Dickey (13); B Ruth (19).
Team LOB: 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Sewell-J Reese-L Gehrig; L Lary-J Reese-L Gehrig.
E: L Lary 2 (9).
Baserunning
CS: E Combs (1).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Roy Johnson RF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .297 .352 .381 .733 2 0 2B
Marv Owen SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .311 .383 .408 .790 1 3 2B
Charlie Gehringer 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .250 .298 .341 .639 2 4
Dale Alexander 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .364 .449 .525 .974 8 1 2B
John Stone LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .359 .416 .592 1.008 3 0
Marty McManus 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .239 .333 .327 .661 5 2 HR
Frank Doljack CF 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .267 .353 .422 .775 1 0 HR,HBP
Wally Schang C 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .153 .275 .169 .445 5 0
Earl Whitehill P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .095 .136 .095 .232 0 2
   Gee Walker PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .353 .450 .471 .921 2B
   Whit Wyatt P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 1
   Mark Koenig P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .271 .273 .544 0 0
   Art Herring P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Bill Akers PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .308 .357 .615 .973 3B
Team Totals 39 8 12 7 1 3 41 .308 .341 .615 .957 27 13
2B: R Johnson (5); M Owen (3); D Alexander (14); G Walker (2).
3B: B Akers (1).
HR: M McManus (1); F Doljack (1).
HBP: F Doljack (1).
TB: M McManus 5; F Doljack 4; R Johnson 4; B Akers 3; D Alexander 2; G Walker 2; M Owen 2; W Wyatt; C Gehringer.
RBI: M McManus 2 (18); R Johnson (12); G Walker (1); F Doljack (5); C Gehringer (8); M Owen (14).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Gehringer-D Alexander.
E: F Doljack (2); R Johnson (1); M Owen (8); C Gehringer (2); J Stone (2).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ed Wells, W (2-1) 9 12 8 0 1 3 2 3.32 41 49
Team Totals 9 12 8 0 1 3 2 0.00 41 49

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Earl Whitehill, L (4-4) 3 8 6 1 4 1 0 2.95 21 26
Whit Wyatt 4.1 8 9 6 5 2 0 12.46 25
Mark Koenig 1 2 5 5 5 1 0 45.00 10
Art Herring 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.57 4
Team Totals 9 19 20 12 15 5 0 12.00 60 26
Balks: None.
WP: W Wyatt (1); M Koenig (1).
HBP: E Wells (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Bick Campbell, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 10,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Roy Johnson RF
2 Jimmie Reese 2B 2 Marv Owen SS
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Charlie Gehringer 2B
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Dale Alexander 1B
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 John Stone LF
6 Tony Lazzeri 3B 6 Marty McManus 3B
7 Lyn Lary SS 7 Frank Doljack CF
8 Bill Dickey C 8 Wally Schang C
9 Ed Wells P 9 Earl Whitehill P

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