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WSH
@CHW
2
9
NYY
@CLE
3
8
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@DET
3
4
PHA
@SLB
8
5
 
(10)
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@BRO
8
3
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@BSN
1
2
 
(11)
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@NYG
2
18
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@PHI
1
2
Sunday, May 22, 1938,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 27,700, Time of Game: 1:58
Red Sox
3
17-11
 Lost 2 
2nd, 2 GB
at Tigers
4
13-15
 Won 2 
5th, 6 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  1  0   0  1  0   0  0  1    3 10  0
Tigers          4  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    4  6  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doc Cramer CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .328 .394 .420 .814 0.045 1.30 0.112 -0.068 0.5 1 0
Ben Chapman RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .391 .480 .575 1.055 -0.214 1.82 0.045 -0.259 -0.8 4 1 GDP
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .303 .346 .429 .775 -0.015 1.04 0.083 -0.098 0.1 2 0 GDP
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .352 .465 .686 1.150 -0.049 0.91 0.025 -0.074 -0.6 4 1
Joe Cronin SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .345 .477 .690 1.167 -0.040 1.02 0.060 -0.100 0.0 3 3 HR
Pinky Higgins 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .253 .383 .283 .666 -0.063 1.08 0.038 -0.100 -0.4 4 0 2B
Bobby Doerr 2B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .224 .303 .316 .619 0.007 0.91 0.068 -0.061 -0.2 2 1
Gene Desautels C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .253 .391 .373 .765 -0.029 0.76 0.018 -0.047 -0.3 4 1
   Eric McNair PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .217 .348 .565 -0.061 2.34 0.000 -0.061 -0.4
Jack Wilson P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .133 .188 .200 .388 -0.107 1.28 0.000 -0.107 -1.1 0 1
   Red Nonnenkamp PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .375 .280 .655 0.040 1.39 0.040 0.000 0.2
Team Totals 35 3 10 3 3 2 38 .286 .342 .400 .742 -0.486 1.19 0.489 -0.975 -2.9 24 8
2B: P Higgins (3, off B Poffenberger).
HR: J Cronin (4, off B Poffenberger, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: J Cronin 4; P Higgins 2; D Cramer 2; J Vosmik 2; R Nonnenkamp; B Chapman; B Doerr; J Foxx.
GIDP: B Chapman (); J Vosmik ().
RBI: J Cronin (15); J Vosmik (16); D Cramer (10).
2-out RBI: J Vosmik; D Cramer.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Chapman-J Foxx.
Outfield Assists: B Chapman (H Greenberg at 1st base).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Rogell SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .407 .367 .774 -0.054 0.65 0.007 -0.062 -0.9 0 5
Dixie Walker CF-LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .291 .395 .418 .814 -0.012 0.69 0.037 -0.049 -0.5 2 0 SB
Pete Fox RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .333 .370 .442 .812 -0.030 0.71 0.019 -0.050 -0.6 1 0
Charlie Gehringer 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .336 .445 .533 .978 0.042 0.76 0.066 -0.024 0.5 6 4
Rudy York LF 4 1 1 4 0 1 4 .253 .387 .483 .870 0.152 0.85 0.188 -0.036 1.9 1 0 HR
   Jo-Jo White CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .433 .375 .808 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hank Greenberg 1B 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .286 .444 .622 1.067 0.000 0.42 0.023 -0.023 0.1 14 0
Birdie Tebbetts C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .257 .257 .286 .543 -0.068 0.67 0.000 -0.068 -1.4 3 0
Don Ross 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .253 .319 .289 .608 -0.041 0.51 0.018 -0.059 -0.7 0 4
Boots Poffenberger P 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.024 0.56 0.033 -0.010 0.4 0 2 SH
Team Totals 27 4 6 4 5 3 33 .222 .344 .333 .677 0.013 0.65 0.391 -0.381 -1.2 27 15
HR: R York (6, off J Wilson, 1st inn, 3 on, 1 out).
SH: B Poffenberger (1, off J Wilson).
TB: R York 4; B Poffenberger 2; C Gehringer 2; H Greenberg.
RBI: R York 4 (21).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Rogell-C Gehringer-H Greenberg; C Gehringer-H Greenberg.
E: D Ross (4).
Baserunning
SB: D Walker (4, 2nd base off J Wilson/G Desautels).
Pickoffs: D Ross (2nd base by G Desautels).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Wilson, L (2-4) 8 6 4 4 5 3 1 2.28 33 52 -0.013 0.65 1.2
Team Totals 8 6 4 4 5 3 1 4.50 33 52 -0.013 0.65 1.2

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Boots Poffenberger, W (3-1) 9 10 3 3 3 2 1 2.75 38 54 0.487 1.19 2.9
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 3 2 1 3.00 38 54 0.487 1.19 2.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Kolls, 1B - George Moriarty, 2B - (none), 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 1:58.
Attendance: 27,700.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Doc Cramer CF 1 Billy Rogell SS
2 Ben Chapman RF 2 Dixie Walker CF
3 Joe Vosmik LF 3 Pete Fox RF
4 Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 Charlie Gehringer 2B
5 Joe Cronin SS 5 Rudy York LF
6 Pinky Higgins 3B 6 Hank Greenberg 1B
7 Bobby Doerr 2B 7 Birdie Tebbetts C
8 Gene Desautels C 8 Don Ross 3B
9 Jack Wilson P 9 Boots Poffenberger P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 123 RRRR DET R. York J. Wilson 19% 83% Home Run; Walker Scores; Fox Scores; Gehringer Scores
t9 3-4 2 12- O BOS B. Chapman B. Poffenberger 15% 100% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
t7 2-4 1 1-- OO BOS B. Chapman B. Poffenberger 9% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t9 2-4 2 12- R BOS D. Cramer B. Poffenberger -7% 85% Single; Doerr Scores; Nonnenkamp to 2B
t5 1-4 2 -2- R BOS J. Vosmik B. Poffenberger -7% 76% Single; Chapman Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer B. Poffenberger 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Chapman B. Poffenberger -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS J. Vosmik B. Poffenberger 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET B. Rogell J. Wilson -2% 53% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- DET D. Walker J. Wilson 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- DET P. Fox J. Wilson 1% 57% Walker Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- DET P. Fox J. Wilson 2% 59% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- DET C. Gehringer J. Wilson 5% 64% Single; Walker to 3B; Fox to 2B
b1 0-0 1 123 RRRR DET R. York J. Wilson 19% 83% Home Run; Walker Scores; Fox Scores; Gehringer Scores
b1 4-0 1 --- DET H. Greenberg J. Wilson 1% 84% Single
b1 4-0 1 1-- OO DET B. Tebbetts J. Wilson -3% 81% Fly Ball Double Play: RF; Greenberg out at 1B/RF-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 4.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 4-5-6
t2 0-4 0 --- O BOS J. Foxx B. Poffenberger 2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-4 1 --- R BOS J. Cronin B. Poffenberger -6% 77% Home Run
t2 1-4 1 --- O BOS P. Higgins B. Poffenberger 2% 79% Flyball: RF
t2 1-4 2 --- BOS B. Doerr B. Poffenberger -1% 77% Walk
t2 1-4 2 1-- BOS G. Desautels B. Poffenberger -2% 76% Walk; Doerr to 2B
t2 1-4 2 12- O BOS J. Wilson B. Poffenberger 4% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 8-9-1
b2 4-1 0 --- O DET D. Ross J. Wilson -2% 78% Flyball: LF
b2 4-1 1 --- DET B. Poffenberger J. Wilson 1% 80% Single
b2 4-1 1 1-- O DET B. Rogell J. Wilson -2% 78% Foul Flyball: LF
b2 4-1 2 1-- O DET D. Walker J. Wilson -2% 76% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 4.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 1-2-3
t3 1-4 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer B. Poffenberger 2% 79% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-4 1 --- O BOS B. Chapman B. Poffenberger 2% 80% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 1-4 2 --- BOS J. Vosmik B. Poffenberger -1% 79% Single
t3 1-4 2 1-- O BOS J. Foxx B. Poffenberger 2% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 3-4-5
b3 4-1 0 --- O DET P. Fox J. Wilson -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 4-1 1 --- DET C. Gehringer J. Wilson 1% 81% Single
b3 4-1 1 1-- O DET R. York J. Wilson -2% 80% Strikeout
b3 4-1 2 1-- DET H. Greenberg J. Wilson 1% 81% Walk; Gehringer to 2B
b3 4-1 2 12- O DET B. Tebbetts J. Wilson -3% 78% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 4.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 5-6-7
t4 1-4 0 --- O BOS J. Cronin B. Poffenberger 3% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-4 1 --- BOS P. Higgins B. Poffenberger -4% 77% Double
t4 1-4 1 -2- O BOS B. Doerr B. Poffenberger 4% 81% Strikeout
t4 1-4 2 -2- O BOS G. Desautels B. Poffenberger 3% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 8-9-1
b4 4-1 0 --- DET D. Ross J. Wilson 2% 85% Walk
b4 4-1 0 1-- O DET B. Poffenberger J. Wilson -1% 84% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Ross to 2B
b4 4-1 1 -2- O DET B. Rogell J. Wilson -3% 81% Ross Picked off 2B (C-2B-1B-C-3B)
b4 4-1 2 --- DET B. Rogell J. Wilson 1% 82% Walk
b4 4-1 2 1-- O DET D. Walker J. Wilson -1% 80% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Tigers 4.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- O BOS J. Wilson B. Poffenberger 3% 83% Flyball: 1B
t5 1-4 1 --- O BOS D. Cramer B. Poffenberger 2% 85% Groundout: P-1B
t5 1-4 2 --- BOS B. Chapman B. Poffenberger -2% 83% Single to 3B; Chapman to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw)
t5 1-4 2 -2- R BOS J. Vosmik B. Poffenberger -7% 76% Single; Chapman Scores
t5 2-4 2 1-- BOS J. Foxx B. Poffenberger -2% 73% Single; Vosmik to 2B
t5 2-4 2 12- O BOS J. Cronin B. Poffenberger 6% 79% Flyball: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 3-4-5
b5 4-2 0 --- O DET P. Fox J. Wilson -2% 77% Popfly: SS
b5 4-2 1 --- O DET C. Gehringer J. Wilson -1% 76% Flyball: RF
b5 4-2 2 --- O DET R. York J. Wilson -1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 6-7-8
t6 2-4 0 --- O BOS P. Higgins B. Poffenberger 4% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-4 1 --- O BOS B. Doerr B. Poffenberger 3% 81% Popfly: 2B
t6 2-4 2 --- O BOS G. Desautels B. Poffenberger 2% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 6-7-8
b6 4-2 0 --- O DET H. Greenberg J. Wilson -2% 81% Strikeout
b6 4-2 1 --- O DET B. Tebbetts J. Wilson -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-2 2 --- O DET D. Ross J. Wilson -1% 78% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 9-1-2
t7 2-4 0 --- O BOS J. Wilson B. Poffenberger 4% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-4 1 --- BOS D. Cramer B. Poffenberger -4% 78% Single
t7 2-4 1 1-- OO BOS B. Chapman B. Poffenberger 9% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 9-1-2
b7 4-2 0 --- DET B. Poffenberger J. Wilson 2% 89% Single
b7 4-2 0 1-- O DET B. Rogell J. Wilson -2% 87% Flyball: RF
b7 4-2 1 1-- O DET D. Walker J. Wilson -2% 85% Popfly: SS
b7 4-2 2 1-- O DET P. Fox J. Wilson -2% 83% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 3-4-5
t8 2-4 0 --- O BOS J. Vosmik B. Poffenberger 4% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-4 1 --- O BOS J. Foxx B. Poffenberger 3% 91% Strikeout
t8 2-4 2 --- O BOS J. Cronin B. Poffenberger 2% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 4-5-6
b8 4-2 0 --- O DET C. Gehringer J. Wilson -1% 92% Popfly: 3B
b8 4-2 1 --- O DET R. York J. Wilson -1% 91% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 4-2 2 --- O DET H. Greenberg J. Wilson -1% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Tigers' Boots Poffenberger facing 6-7-8
Dixie Walker moves from CF to LF
Jo-Jo White replaces Rudy York (LF) playing CF batting 5th
t9 2-4 0 --- O BOS P. Higgins B. Poffenberger 5% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-4 1 --- BOS B. Doerr B. Poffenberger -6% 90% Single
Eric McNair pinch hits for Gene Desautels (C) batting 8th
t9 2-4 1 1-- O BOS E. McNair B. Poffenberger 6% 96% Foul Flyball: C
Red Nonnenkamp pinch hits for Jack Wilson (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 1-- BOS R. Nonnenkamp B. Poffenberger -4% 92% Single; Doerr to 2B
t9 2-4 2 12- R BOS D. Cramer B. Poffenberger -7% 85% Single; Doerr Scores; Nonnenkamp to 2B
t9 3-4 2 12- O BOS B. Chapman B. Poffenberger 15% 100% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 3, Tigers 4.

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