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PHA
@BAL
6
4
BOS
@CHW
5
6
 
(10)
NYY
@CLE
2
5
WSH
@DET
2
6
STL
@BRO
7
8
CHC
@NYG
3
4
 
(11)
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@PHI
1
2
CIN
@PIT
3
4
Wednesday, August 4, 1954,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 4,873, Time of Game: 2:17
Senators
2
43-58
 Lost 2 
5th, 28 GB
at Tigers
6
47-57
 Won 2 
4th, 25½ GB
W: Ned Garver (9-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  6  0
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   3  3  X    6 15  0

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 2 0 0 0 2 0 .265 .832 0.005 0.94 0.044 -0.039 0.2 2 2
Johnny Pesky 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .666 -0.128 1.33 0.000 -0.128 -1.1 3 3
Mickey Vernon 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .299 .904 0.027 0.99 0.073 -0.046 0.3 4 0
Pete Runnels SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .776 -0.128 1.44 0.000 -0.128 -1.0 3 0
Jim Busby CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .302 .742 0.121 1.07 0.200 -0.079 0.4 4 0 2B
Roy Sievers LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 .230 .784 0.007 0.79 0.053 -0.046 -0.1 4 0
Tom Umphlett RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .583 -0.088 0.89 0.000 -0.088 -0.9 0 0
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 1 3 1 0 0 .292 .739 0.035 0.78 0.064 -0.030 1.4 4 2 HR
Connie Marrero P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 -0.128 1.40 0.000 -0.128 -1.2 0 1 GDP
   Bunky Stewart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mickey McDermott PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .169 .444 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 4 0 .188 .590 -0.278 1.03 0.434 -0.713 -2.2 24 8
2B: J Busby (13, off N Garver).
HR: E Fitz Gerald (3, off N Garver; 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: E Fitz Gerald 6; J Busby 2; M Vernon 2.
GIDP: C Marrero (2).
RBI: E Fitz Gerald (26); J Busby (54).
2-out RBI: J Busby; E Fitz Gerald.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Pesky-P Runnels.

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 .283 .698 0.087 1.32 0.163 -0.077 0.3 1 6 SB
Bill Tuttle CF 3 1 2 0 1 1 .292 .813 0.052 1.45 0.103 -0.050 0.8 2 0 SB,SH,IW
Bob Nieman LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .741 -0.177 1.92 0.000 -0.177 -1.4 2 0
   Frank Bolling 2B 1 1 1 1 0 0 .231 .643 0.032 0.42 0.032 0.000 1.0 1 0
Ray Boone 3B 4 1 3 3 1 0 .303 .873 0.256 1.70 0.322 -0.066 3.1 1 1 2·2B,IW
Wayne Belardi 1B 5 1 2 2 0 2 .252 .867 0.208 1.43 0.404 -0.196 0.2 15 0 HR
Al Kaline RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .252 .590 -0.098 1.43 0.033 -0.131 -0.8 1 0
Frank House C 3 0 1 0 1 0 .249 .678 0.041 1.22 0.074 -0.033 0.1 0 0 IW
Reno Bertoia 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .493 -0.146 2.08 0.000 -0.146 -1.0 3 5
   Hoot Evers LF 1 1 1 0 0 0 .095 .374 0.008 0.21 0.008 0.000 0.4 1 0
Ned Garver P 2 0 1 0 1 1 .184 .463 -0.042 1.16 0.060 -0.102 -0.3 0 2 CS,SH
Team Totals 35 6 15 6 4 4 .429 1.059 0.221 1.44 1.199 -0.978 2.3 27 14
2B: R Boone 2 (10, 1 off C Marrero, 1 off B Stewart).
HR: W Belardi (9, off C Marrero; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: B Tuttle (3, off C Marrero); N Garver (4, off C Marrero).
IBB: B Tuttle (5, by B Stewart); F House (9, by C Marrero); R Boone (3, by C Marrero).
TB: W Belardi 5; R Boone 5; H Kuenn 2; B Tuttle 2; A Kaline 2; N Garver; H Evers; F Bolling; F House.
RBI: R Boone 3 (58); W Belardi 2 (16); F Bolling (35).
2-out RBI: R Boone 3; W Belardi 2; F Bolling.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Kuenn-R Bertoia-W Belardi.
Baserunning
SB: B Tuttle (4, 2nd base off C Marrero/E Fitz Gerald); H Kuenn (6, 3rd base off C Marrero/E Fitz Gerald).
CS: N Garver (1, 2nd base by C Marrero/E Fitz Gerald).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Connie Marrero, L (3-4) 7.1 13 4 4 3 3 1 4.31 36 36 -0.177 1.59 0.1
Bunky Stewart 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 6.81 5 1 1 -0.045 0.28 -2.4
Team Totals 8 15 6 6 4 4 1 6.75 41 36 1 1 -0.222 1.44 -2.3

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ned Garver, W (9-7) 9 6 2 2 4 0 1 2.39 36 63 0.278 1.03 2.2
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 4 0 1 2.00 36 63 0.278 1.03 2.2
Balks: C Marrero (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Marrero 2 (3; R Boone, F House); B Stewart (6; B Tuttle).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Bill Summers, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Hank Soar.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Detroit Tigers
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Johnny Pesky 2B 2 Bill Tuttle CF
3 Mickey Vernon 1B 3 Bob Nieman LF
4 Pete Runnels SS 4 Ray Boone 3B
5 Jim Busby CF 5 Wayne Belardi 1B
6 Roy Sievers LF 6 Al Kaline RF
7 Tom Umphlett RF 7 Frank House C
8 Ed Fitz Gerald C 8 Reno Bertoia 2B
9 Connie Marrero P 9 Ned Garver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-1 2 1-- RR DET W. Belardi C. Marrero 34% 88% Home Run; Boone Scores
b7 0-1 2 --3 R DET R. Boone C. Marrero 21% 54% Single to CF; Kuenn Scores
t6 0-0 2 1-- R WSH J. Busby N. Garver -20% 34% Double to LF; Vernon Scores; Busby to 3B/Adv on throw
b4 0-0 0 -2- OO DET W. Belardi C. Marrero -12% 51% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
t2 0-0 1 12- OO WSH C. Marrero N. Garver 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- WSH E. Yost N. Garver -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O WSH J. Pesky N. Garver 3% 50% Foul Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- WSH M. Vernon N. Garver -4% 46% Single to RF; Yost to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O WSH P. Runnels N. Garver 4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Yost to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O WSH J. Busby N. Garver 5% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET H. Kuenn C. Marrero 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- DET B. Tuttle C. Marrero 6% 64% Single to LF; Kuenn to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- O DET B. Nieman C. Marrero -5% 58% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 12- DET R. Boone C. Marrero 5% 63% Kuenn Steals 3B; Tuttle Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 DET R. Boone C. Marrero 1% 64% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 O DET W. Belardi C. Marrero -7% 57% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 123 O DET A. Kaline C. Marrero -7% 50% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- WSH R. Sievers N. Garver -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O WSH T. Umphlett N. Garver 4% 50% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-- WSH E. Fitz Gerald N. Garver -4% 46% Single to RF; Sievers to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO WSH C. Marrero N. Garver 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 7-8-9
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET F. House C. Marrero -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O DET R. Bertoia C. Marrero -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- DET N. Garver C. Marrero 1% 52% Single to LF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O DET H. Kuenn C. Marrero -2% 50% Garver Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Yost N. Garver 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O WSH J. Pesky N. Garver 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O WSH M. Vernon N. Garver 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn C. Marrero -2% 53% Lineout: 3B
b3 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle C. Marrero -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- O DET B. Nieman C. Marrero -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O WSH P. Runnels N. Garver 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O WSH J. Busby N. Garver 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- WSH R. Sievers N. Garver -1% 53% Walk
t4 0-0 2 1-- O WSH T. Umphlett N. Garver 3% 56% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- DET R. Boone C. Marrero 8% 63% Double to LF
b4 0-0 0 -2- OO DET W. Belardi C. Marrero -12% 51% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
b4 0-0 2 --- DET A. Kaline C. Marrero 1% 53% Single to RF
b4 0-0 2 1-- DET F. House C. Marrero 1% 54% Balk; Kaline to 2B
b4 0-0 2 -2- DET F. House C. Marrero 1% 55% Intentional Walk
b4 0-0 2 12- O DET R. Bertoia C. Marrero -5% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Fitz Gerald N. Garver 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O WSH C. Marrero N. Garver 2% 55% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O WSH E. Yost N. Garver 1% 56% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 9-1-2
b5 0-0 0 --- DET N. Garver C. Marrero 5% 61% Walk
b5 0-0 0 1-- O DET H. Kuenn C. Marrero -4% 57% Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-0 1 1-- DET B. Tuttle C. Marrero 5% 61% Single to LF; Kuenn to 2B
b5 0-0 1 12- O DET B. Nieman C. Marrero -5% 57% Flyball: CF; Kuenn to 3B
b5 0-0 2 1-3 O DET R. Boone C. Marrero -7% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 2-3-4
t6 0-0 0 --- O WSH J. Pesky N. Garver 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- WSH M. Vernon N. Garver -4% 50% Single to CF
t6 0-0 1 1-- O WSH P. Runnels N. Garver 4% 54% Flyball: CF
t6 0-0 2 1-- R WSH J. Busby N. Garver -20% 34% Double to LF; Vernon Scores; Busby to 3B/Adv on throw
t6 1-0 2 --3 O WSH R. Sievers N. Garver 4% 38% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 5-6-7
b6 0-1 0 --- DET W. Belardi C. Marrero 6% 45% Single to RF
b6 0-1 0 1-- O DET A. Kaline C. Marrero -6% 39% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 0-1 1 1-- DET F. House C. Marrero 6% 45% Single to RF; Belardi to 2B
b6 0-1 1 12- O DET R. Bertoia C. Marrero -8% 37% Flyball: LF
b6 0-1 2 12- O DET N. Garver C. Marrero -8% 29% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 7-8-9
t7 1-0 0 --- O WSH T. Umphlett N. Garver 2% 32% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-0 1 --- WSH E. Fitz Gerald N. Garver -3% 29% Single to 3B/Bunt
t7 1-0 1 1-- O WSH C. Marrero N. Garver 2% 31% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Fitz Gerald to 2B
t7 1-0 2 -2- WSH E. Yost N. Garver -1% 30% Walk
t7 1-0 2 12- O WSH J. Pesky N. Garver 4% 35% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 1-2-3
b7 0-1 0 --- DET H. Kuenn C. Marrero 8% 42% Single to LF
b7 0-1 0 1-- O DET B. Tuttle C. Marrero -3% 39% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Kuenn to 2B
b7 0-1 1 -2- O DET B. Nieman C. Marrero -7% 33% Groundout: 2B-1B; Kuenn to 3B
b7 0-1 2 --3 R DET R. Boone C. Marrero 21% 54% Single to CF; Kuenn Scores
b7 1-1 2 1-- RR DET W. Belardi C. Marrero 34% 88% Home Run; Boone Scores
b7 3-1 2 --- DET A. Kaline C. Marrero 1% 88% Single to RF
b7 3-1 2 1-- O DET F. House C. Marrero -1% 87% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-3, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 3-4-5
Frank Bolling replaces Bob Nieman (LF) playing 2B batting 3rd
Hoot Evers replaces Reno Bertoia (2B) playing LF batting 8th
t8 1-3 0 --- O WSH M. Vernon N. Garver 3% 91% Popfly: 1B
t8 1-3 1 --- O WSH P. Runnels N. Garver 2% 93% Flyball: LF
t8 1-3 2 --- O WSH J. Busby N. Garver 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Senators' Connie Marrero facing 8-9-1
b8 3-1 0 --- DET H. Evers C. Marrero 1% 95% Single to LF
b8 3-1 0 1-- O DET N. Garver C. Marrero -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Evers to 2B
Bunky Stewart replaces Connie Marrero pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-1 1 -2- O DET H. Kuenn B. Stewart -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 3-1 2 -2- DET B. Tuttle B. Stewart 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b8 3-1 2 12- R DET F. Bolling B. Stewart 3% 97% Single to CF; Evers Scores; Tuttle to 2B
b8 4-1 2 12- RR DET R. Boone B. Stewart 2% 100% Double to LF; Tuttle Scores; Bolling Scores
b8 6-1 2 -2- O DET W. Belardi B. Stewart -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 6.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-6, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 6-7-8
t9 1-6 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers N. Garver 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 1-6 1 --- O WSH T. Umphlett N. Garver 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
t9 1-6 2 --- R WSH E. Fitz Gerald N. Garver -0% 100% Home Run
Mickey McDermott pinch hits for Bunky Stewart (P) batting 9th
t9 2-6 2 --- O WSH M. McDermott N. Garver 0% 100% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Tigers 6.

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