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Standings
BOS
@CLE
1
4
NYY
@DET
4
6
WSH
@SLB
9
6
STL
@BRO
10
2
PIT
@BSN
1
0
PIT
@BSN
1
2
CIN
@NYG
1
4
CHC
@PHI
3
4
CHC
@PHI
5
4
 
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Thursday, September 12, 1946,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 14,013, Time of Game: 1:53
Yankees
4
79-61
 Lost 5 
3rd, 16 GB
at Tigers
6
79-57
 Won 3 
2nd, 14 GB
W: Al Benton (9-7)
L: Bill Bevens (16-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  2    4  8  0
Tigers          0  2  0   1  0  0   1  2  X    6 10  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Phil Rizzuto SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .255 .318 .311 .629 -0.115 1.32 0.036 -0.151 -0.7 3 5
Billy Johnson 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .262 .337 .378 .715 0.047 1.18 0.099 -0.051 0.4 0 4
Tommy Henrich 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .253 .354 .417 .771 -0.095 1.51 0.003 -0.098 -0.7 9 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .288 .363 .517 .880 -0.021 1.30 0.051 -0.071 0.0 0 0
Charlie Keller LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .279 .414 .537 .952 -0.065 0.93 0.017 -0.082 -0.3 1 0
Aaron Robinson C 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .300 .386 .521 .907 0.038 1.00 0.089 -0.052 1.6 6 1 HR
Johnny Lindell RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .252 .317 .391 .708 0.026 1.20 0.094 -0.068 -0.1 1 0
Joe Gordon 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .222 .319 .359 .678 -0.126 1.62 0.073 -0.199 -0.7 4 2 2·GDP
Bill Bevens P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .086 .108 .160 .269 -0.113 1.45 0.000 -0.113 -1.0 0 0 GDP
   Nick Etten PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .234 .316 .370 .687 0.118 2.49 0.118 0.000 1.0
   Johnny Murphy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bud Souchock PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .301 .363 .482 .845 0.023 0.43 0.023 0.000 0.1
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 5 1 37 .250 .351 .344 .695 -0.283 1.28 0.603 -0.885 -0.4 24 13
HR: A Robinson (16, off A Benton, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: A Robinson 4; B Johnson 2; N Etten; J Gordon; J DiMaggio; J Lindell; T Henrich.
GIDP: J Gordon 2 (14); B Bevens (2).
RBI: A Robinson 2 (60); N Etten (48); J DiMaggio (82).
2-out RBI: N Etten.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Rizzuto-T Henrich.

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Lake SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .245 .359 .334 .693 -0.026 1.02 0.045 -0.071 -0.6 5 2
George Kell 3B 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .320 .369 .428 .797 -0.035 0.99 0.029 -0.064 -0.9 0 4
Doc Cramer CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .280 .330 .344 .674 -0.090 0.62 0.000 -0.090 -1.4 5 0 GDP
Hank Greenberg 1B 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .268 .360 .566 .926 0.089 0.56 0.119 -0.030 1.3 10 1 HR,2B
Dick Wakefield LF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .272 .360 .429 .789 0.024 0.56 0.068 -0.043 -0.0 2 0 CS
Roy Cullenbine RF 4 2 1 2 0 0 4 .307 .455 .493 .948 0.166 0.71 0.197 -0.031 1.7 0 1 HR
Jimmy Bloodworth 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .237 .282 .345 .627 0.023 0.50 0.041 -0.018 0.9 2 4
Birdie Tebbetts C 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .250 .319 .320 .639 0.017 0.77 0.053 -0.036 0.1 1 0 2B
   Pat Mullin PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .312 .350 .662 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Paul Richards C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .213 .333 .287 .620 -0.005 0.21 0.000 -0.005 -0.5 0 0
Al Benton P 3 0 2 1 0 0 4 .209 .209 .233 .442 0.052 0.75 0.057 -0.005 1.5 2 2 SH
   George Caster P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 6 10 6 3 5 37 .303 .361 .545 .907 0.215 0.71 0.609 -0.393 2.1 27 14
2B: B Tebbetts (11, off J Murphy); H Greenberg (26, off J Murphy).
HR: R Cullenbine (12, off B Bevens, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); H Greenberg (34, off B Bevens, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: A Benton (5, off J Murphy).
TB: H Greenberg 6; R Cullenbine 4; A Benton 2; J Bloodworth 2; B Tebbetts 2; D Wakefield; E Lake.
GIDP: D Cramer (6).
RBI: R Cullenbine 2 (42); A Benton (3); J Bloodworth (28); G Kell (45); H Greenberg (101).
2-out RBI: A Benton.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 3. G Kell-J Bloodworth-H Greenberg 2; J Bloodworth-E Lake-H Greenberg.
E: H Greenberg (14).
Outfield Assists: R Cullenbine (T Henrich at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: D Wakefield (5, 2nd base by B Bevens/A Robinson).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Bevens, L (16-12) 6 6 3 3 2 4 2 2.24 25 50 -0.097 0.77 -0.1
Johnny Murphy 2 4 3 3 1 1 0 3.48 12 0 0 -0.120 0.58 -2.0
Team Totals 8 10 6 6 3 5 2 6.75 37 50 0 0 -0.217 0.71 -2.1

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Benton, W (9-7) 8 8 4 3 4 1 1 3.57 34 49 0.137 1.26 -0.5
George Caster, S (4) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.18 3 1 0 0.146 1.50 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 5 1 1 3.00 37 49 1 0 0.283 1.28 0.4
A Benton faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McKinley, 1B - Jim Boyer, 2B - (none), 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 1:53.
Attendance: 14,013.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Phil Rizzuto SS 1 Eddie Lake SS
2 Billy Johnson 3B 2 George Kell 3B
3 Tommy Henrich 1B 3 Doc Cramer CF
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Hank Greenberg 1B
5 Charlie Keller LF 5 Dick Wakefield LF
6 Aaron Robinson C 6 Roy Cullenbine RF
7 Johnny Lindell RF 7 Jimmy Bloodworth 2B
8 Joe Gordon 2B 8 Birdie Tebbetts C
9 Bill Bevens P 9 Al Benton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 1-- RR DET R. Cullenbine B. Bevens 18% 74% Home Run; Wakefield Scores
t9 4-6 0 1-- OO NYY J. Gordon G. Caster 14% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t7 1-3 2 12- R NYY N. Etten A. Benton -12% 71% Single; Lindell Scores; Gordon to 2B
b4 2-1 0 --- R DET H. Greenberg B. Bevens 10% 79% Home Run
t7 2-3 2 12- O NYY P. Rizzuto A. Benton 8% 79% Groundout: SS-1B

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, Tigers' Al Benton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY P. Rizzuto A. Benton 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Johnson A. Benton 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY T. Henrich A. Benton 1% 55% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bill Bevens facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET E. Lake B. Bevens -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O DET G. Kell B. Bevens -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --- O DET D. Cramer B. Bevens -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Al Benton facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYY J. DiMaggio A. Benton -4% 46% Single
t2 0-0 0 1-- O NYY C. Keller A. Benton 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYY A. Robinson A. Benton 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Lindell A. Benton 2% 55% Popfly: P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bill Bevens facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Greenberg B. Bevens -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- DET D. Wakefield B. Bevens 3% 55% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- RR DET R. Cullenbine B. Bevens 18% 74% Home Run; Wakefield Scores
b2 2-0 1 --- O DET J. Bloodworth B. Bevens -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 2 --- O DET B. Tebbetts B. Bevens -1% 72% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 2.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Al Benton facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- NYY J. Gordon A. Benton -4% 68% Walk
t3 0-2 0 1-- OO NYY B. Bevens A. Benton 8% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O NYY P. Rizzuto A. Benton 1% 77% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Bill Bevens facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- DET A. Benton B. Bevens 2% 79% Single
b3 2-0 0 1-- DET E. Lake B. Bevens 4% 83% Single; Benton to 2B
b3 2-0 0 12- O DET G. Kell B. Bevens -3% 80% Popfly: SS
b3 2-0 1 12- OO DET D. Cramer B. Bevens -6% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Tigers 2.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Al Benton facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- NYY B. Johnson A. Benton -4% 69% Single
t4 0-2 0 1-- O NYY T. Henrich A. Benton -0% 69% Single to RF; Johnson to 3B; Henrich out at 2B/RF-SS
t4 0-2 1 --3 RO NYY J. DiMaggio A. Benton -1% 68% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Johnson Scores
t4 1-2 2 --- O NYY C. Keller A. Benton 1% 69% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Bill Bevens facing 4-5-6
b4 2-1 0 --- R DET H. Greenberg B. Bevens 10% 79% Home Run
b4 3-1 0 --- DET D. Wakefield B. Bevens 2% 81% Walk
b4 3-1 0 1-- O DET R. Cullenbine B. Bevens -2% 79% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 3-1 1 1-- DET J. Bloodworth B. Bevens 2% 82% Single; Cullenbine to 2B
b4 3-1 1 12- O DET B. Tebbetts B. Bevens -3% 79% Strikeout
b4 3-1 2 12- DET A. Benton B. Bevens 2% 81% Fielder's Choice SS; Cullenbine to 3B; Bloodworth to 2B
b4 3-1 2 123 O DET E. Lake B. Bevens -5% 76% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Al Benton facing 6-7-8
t5 1-3 0 --- NYY A. Robinson A. Benton -5% 71% Walk
t5 1-3 0 1-- O NYY J. Lindell A. Benton 4% 75% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-3 1 1-- OO NYY J. Gordon A. Benton 6% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Bill Bevens facing 2-3-4
b5 3-1 0 --- O DET G. Kell B. Bevens -1% 80% Strikeout
b5 3-1 1 --- O DET D. Cramer B. Bevens -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-1 2 --- O DET H. Greenberg B. Bevens -1% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Al Benton facing 9-1-2
t6 1-3 0 --- O NYY B. Bevens A. Benton 3% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-3 1 --- NYY P. Rizzuto A. Benton -4% 78% Walk
t6 1-3 1 1-- NYY B. Johnson A. Benton -5% 73% Single; Rizzuto to 2B
t6 1-3 1 12- O NYY T. Henrich A. Benton 6% 79% Flyball: CF
t6 1-3 2 12- O NYY J. DiMaggio A. Benton 6% 85% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Bill Bevens facing 5-6-7
b6 3-1 0 --- DET D. Wakefield B. Bevens 2% 87% Walk
b6 3-1 0 1-- O DET R. Cullenbine B. Bevens -3% 84% Wakefield Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b6 3-1 1 --- O DET R. Cullenbine B. Bevens -1% 83% Flyball: RF
b6 3-1 2 --- O DET J. Bloodworth B. Bevens -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Al Benton facing 5-6-7
t7 1-3 0 --- O NYY C. Keller A. Benton 3% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-3 1 --- O NYY A. Robinson A. Benton 2% 88% Groundout: P-1B
t7 1-3 2 --- NYY J. Lindell A. Benton -2% 86% Walk
t7 1-3 2 1-- NYY J. Gordon A. Benton -3% 83% Single; Lindell to 2B
Nick Etten pinch hits for Bill Bevens (P) batting 9th
t7 1-3 2 12- R NYY N. Etten A. Benton -12% 71% Single; Lindell Scores; Gordon to 2B
t7 2-3 2 12- O NYY P. Rizzuto A. Benton 8% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Johnny Murphy facing 8-9-1
Johnny Murphy replaces Nick Etten (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 --- DET B. Tebbetts J. Murphy 5% 85% Double
Pat Mullin pinch runs for Birdie Tebbetts (C) batting 8th
b7 3-2 0 -2- O DET A. Benton J. Murphy -0% 84% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Mullin to 3B
b7 3-2 1 --3 DET E. Lake J. Murphy 1% 85% Walk
b7 3-2 1 1-3 RO DET G. Kell J. Murphy 3% 88% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Mullin Scores
b7 4-2 2 1-- O DET D. Cramer J. Murphy -1% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 4.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Tigers' Al Benton facing 2-3-4
Paul Richards replaces Pat Mullin (PR) playing C batting 8th
t8 2-4 0 --- O NYY B. Johnson A. Benton 4% 91% Flyball: CF
t8 2-4 1 --- O NYY T. Henrich A. Benton 2% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 2-4 2 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio A. Benton 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' Johnny Murphy facing 4-5-6
b8 4-2 0 --- DET H. Greenberg J. Murphy 2% 96% Double to LF
b8 4-2 0 -2- O DET D. Wakefield J. Murphy -1% 95% Flyball: LF
b8 4-2 1 -2- DET R. Cullenbine J. Murphy 1% 96% Fielder's Choice ; Greenberg to 3B
b8 4-2 1 1-3 R DET J. Bloodworth J. Murphy 2% 98% Single; Greenberg Scores; Cullenbine to 2B
b8 5-2 1 12- O DET P. Richards J. Murphy -0% 97% Strikeout
b8 5-2 2 12- R DET A. Benton J. Murphy 2% 99% Single; Cullenbine Scores; Bloodworth to 2B
b8 6-2 2 12- O DET E. Lake J. Murphy -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 6.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-6, Tigers' Al Benton facing 5-6-7
t9 2-6 0 --- NYY C. Keller A. Benton -2% 97% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t9 2-6 0 1-- RR NYY A. Robinson A. Benton -4% 93% Home Run; Keller Scores/unER
t9 4-6 0 --- NYY J. Lindell A. Benton -7% 85% Single
George Caster replaces Al Benton pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-6 0 1-- OO NYY J. Gordon G. Caster 14% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
Bud Souchock pinch hits for Johnny Murphy (P) batting 9th
t9 4-6 2 --- NYY B. Souchock G. Caster -2% 97% Walk
t9 4-6 2 1-- O NYY P. Rizzuto G. Caster 3% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Tigers 6.

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