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Standings
WSH
@CHW
3
5
NYY
@CLE
4
7
BOS
@DET
2
4
BAL
@KCA
3
4
CHC
@NYG
6
0
CIN
@PHI
7
5
MLN
@PIT
0
4
Tuesday, May 3, 1955,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 4,521, Time of Game: 2:21
Red Sox
2
8-12
 Lost 6 
6th, 5½ GB
at Tigers
4
12-6
 Won 2 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Billy Hoeft (3-1)
L: Ike Delock (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  0
Tigers          0  0  0   1  2  0   0  1  X    4 10  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .341 .315 .656 -0.103 1.04 0.000 -0.103 -0.9 2 2
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .203 .307 .328 .635 0.106 0.72 0.142 -0.036 1.1 2 0 2B
Faye Throneberry LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .301 .358 .589 .947 -0.108 1.18 0.000 -0.108 -0.8 3 0
Sammy White C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .284 .361 .473 .834 -0.016 1.12 0.061 -0.077 -0.5 3 2
Jackie Jensen RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .219 .278 .411 .689 -0.013 1.51 0.084 -0.097 -0.1 0 0 SB
Norm Zauchin 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .189 .246 .283 .529 -0.138 1.52 0.009 -0.148 -0.6 12 1
Ted Lepcio 3B 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 .271 .358 .525 .884 0.006 1.27 0.089 -0.084 0.4 1 2 2B
Owen Friend SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .262 .326 .333 .659 -0.069 1.38 0.016 -0.085 -0.4 1 1
   Sam Mele PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .250 .417 -0.023 0.93 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
Ike Delock P 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.042 1.79 0.097 -0.055 0.1 0 3
   Leo Kiely P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Karl Olson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.043 1.73 0.000 -0.043 -0.2
   George Susce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pete Daley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.011 0.43 0.000 -0.011 -0.1
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 3 6 36 .182 .250 .242 .492 -0.370 1.24 0.498 -0.870 -2.4 24 12
2B: T Lepcio (6, off B Hoeft); J Piersall (3, off B Hoeft).
TB: T Lepcio 3; J Piersall 2; N Zauchin; I Delock; S White.
RBI: I Delock (1); J Piersall (4).
2-out RBI: J Piersall.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. N Zauchin; I Delock-O Friend-N Zauchin.
Baserunning
SB: J Jensen (3, 2nd base off B Hoeft/R Wilson).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .397 .444 .562 1.006 0.159 1.21 0.172 -0.014 1.2 2 4 SB
Fred Hatfield 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .255 .369 .364 .733 0.113 1.37 0.134 -0.021 1.2 1 1
Al Kaline RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .409 .500 .773 1.273 0.121 1.78 0.210 -0.089 0.4 2 0 HR
Ferris Fain 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .200 .403 .267 .670 -0.175 1.26 0.019 -0.195 -1.5 7 1 GDP
   Bubba Phillips PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jack Phillips 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ray Boone 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .355 .444 .800 -0.069 1.07 0.027 -0.097 -0.3 1 0
Jim Delsing LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .333 .439 .563 1.001 0.034 0.86 0.078 -0.044 0.8 2 0
Bill Tuttle CF 3 0 2 1 0 0 4 .220 .356 .322 .678 0.112 0.88 0.169 -0.057 0.8 4 0 2B,CS,SH
Red Wilson C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .233 .343 .400 .743 -0.044 0.73 0.013 -0.057 -0.2 7 0 IW
Billy Hoeft P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 -0.123 0.94 0.000 -0.123 -2.3 0 1
Team Totals 30 4 10 4 5 3 36 .333 .429 .467 .895 0.128 1.12 0.822 -0.697 0.1 27 7
2B: B Tuttle (3, off I Delock).
HR: A Kaline (6, off I Delock, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: B Tuttle (2, off G Susce).
IBB: R Wilson (2, by G Susce).
TB: A Kaline 4; F Hatfield 3; B Tuttle 3; H Kuenn 2; J Delsing; R Boone.
GIDP: F Fain (2).
RBI: A Kaline 2 (17); J Delsing (13); B Tuttle (9).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Baserunning
SB: H Kuenn (1, 2nd base off I Delock/S White).
CS: B Tuttle (2, 2nd base by I Delock/S White).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ike Delock, L (2-2) 4.1 7 3 3 3 1 1 3.42 21 35 -0.184 1.46 -0.8
Leo Kiely 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.15 5 0 0 0.072 0.57 0.7
George Susce 2 3 1 1 2 2 0 3.00 10 0 0 -0.016 0.60 -0.0
Team Totals 8 10 4 4 5 3 1 4.50 36 35 0 0 -0.128 1.12 -0.1

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Billy Hoeft, W (3-1) 9 6 2 2 3 6 0 1.27 36 70 0.372 1.24 2.4
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 6 0 2.00 36 70 0.372 1.24 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: G Susce (1; R Wilson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Bill McKinley.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 4,521.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Billy Goodman 2B 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Jim Piersall CF 2 Fred Hatfield 2B
3 Faye Throneberry LF 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Sammy White C 4 Ferris Fain 1B
5 Jackie Jensen RF 5 Ray Boone 3B
6 Norm Zauchin 1B 6 Jim Delsing LF
7 Ted Lepcio 3B 7 Bill Tuttle CF
8 Owen Friend SS 8 Red Wilson C
9 Ike Delock P 9 Billy Hoeft P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-2 1 --3 RR DET A. Kaline I. Delock 21% 69% Home Run; Kuenn Scores
b4 0-2 1 1-- R DET B. Tuttle I. Delock 14% 45% Double to CF; Delsing Scores
t3 1-0 2 1-- R BOS J. Piersall B. Hoeft -12% 29% Double to LF; Goodman Scores
b3 0-2 1 12- OO DET F. Fain I. Delock -10% 26% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 -2- R BOS I. Delock B. Hoeft -10% 38% Single to LF; Lepcio 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' Billy Hoeft facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Hoeft 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Piersall B. Hoeft 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS F. Throneberry B. Hoeft 1% 55% Groundout: P-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' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET H. Kuenn I. Delock 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- DET F. Hatfield I. Delock 5% 64% Single to LF; Kuenn to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- O DET A. Kaline I. Delock -0% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B; Kuenn to 3B; Hatfield to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 O DET F. Fain I. Delock -8% 56% Lineout: 1B
b1 0-0 2 -23 O DET R. Boone I. Delock -6% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BOS S. White B. Hoeft 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Jensen B. Hoeft 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Hoeft 1% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET J. Delsing I. Delock -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- DET B. Tuttle I. Delock 3% 55% Single to SS
b2 0-0 1 1-- O DET R. Wilson I. Delock -4% 51% Tuttle Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b2 0-0 2 --- DET R. Wilson I. Delock 1% 52% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- O DET B. Hoeft I. Delock -2% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- BOS T. Lepcio B. Hoeft -7% 43% Double to LF
t3 0-0 0 -2- O BOS O. Friend B. Hoeft 5% 48% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 -2- R BOS I. Delock B. Hoeft -10% 38% Single to LF; Lepcio Scores
t3 1-0 1 1-- O BOS B. Goodman B. Hoeft 3% 41% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 2 1-- R BOS J. Piersall B. Hoeft -12% 29% Double to LF; Goodman Scores
t3 2-0 2 -2- O BOS F. Throneberry B. Hoeft 3% 32% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- DET H. Kuenn I. Delock 4% 36% Walk
b3 0-2 0 1-- DET F. Hatfield I. Delock 7% 43% Single to RF; Kuenn to 2B
b3 0-2 0 12- O DET A. Kaline I. Delock -7% 37% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Hatfield to 2B
b3 0-2 1 12- OO DET F. Fain I. Delock -10% 26% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- O BOS S. White B. Hoeft 2% 28% Flyball: 3B
t4 2-0 1 --- O BOS J. Jensen B. Hoeft 1% 29% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- BOS N. Zauchin B. Hoeft -1% 28% Single to CF
t4 2-0 2 1-- BOS T. Lepcio B. Hoeft -2% 26% Single (LF-CF); Zauchin to 3B
t4 2-0 2 1-3 BOS O. Friend B. Hoeft -2% 25% Walk; Lepcio to 2B
t4 2-0 2 123 O BOS I. Delock B. Hoeft 5% 30% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 5-6-7
b4 0-2 0 --- O DET R. Boone I. Delock -3% 27% Flyball: CF
b4 0-2 1 --- DET J. Delsing I. Delock 3% 31% Walk
b4 0-2 1 1-- R DET B. Tuttle I. Delock 14% 45% Double to CF; Delsing Scores
b4 1-2 1 -2- O DET R. Wilson I. Delock -5% 40% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-2 2 -2- O DET B. Hoeft I. Delock -4% 36% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 1-2-3
t5 2-1 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Hoeft 2% 38% Groundout: C unassisted
t5 2-1 1 --- BOS J. Piersall B. Hoeft -3% 35% Walk
t5 2-1 1 1-- O BOS F. Throneberry B. Hoeft 2% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B; Piersall to 2B
t5 2-1 2 -2- O BOS S. White B. Hoeft 4% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
b5 1-2 0 --- DET H. Kuenn I. Delock 6% 46% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b5 1-2 0 1-- DET F. Hatfield I. Delock 4% 50% Kuenn Steals 2B
b5 1-2 0 -2- O DET F. Hatfield I. Delock -2% 48% Groundout: C-1B; Kuenn to 3B
b5 1-2 1 --3 RR DET A. Kaline I. Delock 21% 69% Home Run; Kuenn Scores
Leo Kiely replaces Ike Delock pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-2 1 --- O DET F. Fain L. Kiely -2% 68% Flyball: LF
b5 3-2 2 --- O DET R. Boone L. Kiely -1% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 5-6-7
t6 2-3 0 --- BOS J. Jensen B. Hoeft -6% 61% Walk
t6 2-3 0 1-- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Hoeft 6% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 2-3 1 1-- O BOS T. Lepcio B. Hoeft 5% 71% Strikeout Looking
t6 2-3 2 1-- O BOS O. Friend B. Hoeft 4% 74% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Leo Kiely facing 6-7-8
b6 3-2 0 --- O DET J. Delsing L. Kiely -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-2 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle L. Kiely -1% 71% Groundout: P-1B
b6 3-2 2 --- O DET R. Wilson L. Kiely -1% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 9-1-2
Karl Olson pinch hits for Leo Kiely (P) batting 9th
t7 2-3 0 --- O BOS K. Olson B. Hoeft 4% 74% Flyball: RF
t7 2-3 1 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Hoeft 3% 77% Flyball: CF
t7 2-3 2 --- O BOS J. Piersall B. Hoeft 2% 79% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 9-1-2
George Susce replaces Karl Olson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 --- O DET B. Hoeft G. Susce -2% 77% Strikeout
b7 3-2 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn G. Susce -1% 76% Flyball: CF
b7 3-2 2 --- DET F. Hatfield G. Susce 1% 77% Single to RF
b7 3-2 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline G. Susce -2% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 3-4-5
t8 2-3 0 --- O BOS F. Throneberry B. Hoeft 5% 81% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-3 1 --- BOS S. White B. Hoeft -6% 74% Single to LF
t8 2-3 1 1-- O BOS J. Jensen B. Hoeft 7% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 2-3 2 1-- BOS N. Zauchin B. Hoeft -2% 79% Jensen Steals 2B
t8 2-3 2 -2- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Hoeft 8% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 4-5-6
b8 3-2 0 --- DET F. Fain G. Susce 2% 89% Walk
Bubba Phillips pinch runs for Ferris Fain (1B) batting 4th
b8 3-2 0 1-- DET R. Boone G. Susce 3% 92% Single to RF; Phillips to 2B
b8 3-2 0 12- R DET J. Delsing G. Susce 5% 96% Single to RF; Phillips Scores; Boone to 2B
b8 4-2 0 12- O DET B. Tuttle G. Susce 0% 96% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Boone to 3B; Delsing to 2B
b8 4-2 1 -23 DET R. Wilson G. Susce 0% 96% Intentional Walk
b8 4-2 1 123 OO DET B. Hoeft G. Susce -4% 93% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 7-8-9
Jack Phillips replaces Bubba Phillips (PR) playing 1B batting 4th
t9 2-4 0 --- O BOS T. Lepcio B. Hoeft 4% 97% Strikeout
Sam Mele pinch hits for Owen Friend (SS) batting 8th
t9 2-4 1 --- O BOS S. Mele B. Hoeft 2% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
Pete Daley pinch hits for George Susce (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 --- O BOS P. Daley B. Hoeft 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 4.

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