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KCA
@CHW
4
7
CLE
@DET
2
3
BAL
@NYY
4
9
BOS
@WSH
0
1
 
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PHI
@BRO
4
6
STL
@CIN
6
9
CHC
@MLN
2
1
NYG
@PIT
3
2
Saturday, May 21, 1955,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 17,734, Time of Game: 2:30
Indians
2
21-12
 Lost 2 
2nd, ½ GB
at Tigers
3
19-15
 Won 3 
4th, 3 GB
W: Duke Maas (3-1)
L: Mike Garcia (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  9  1
Tigers          0  2  0   1  0  0   0  0  X    3  8  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B-SS 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .307 .406 .518 .924 -0.197 1.62 0.000 -0.197 -1.2 1 2
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .302 .410 .422 .832 -0.022 1.19 0.070 -0.091 -0.2 2 5
Vic Wertz 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .366 .423 .789 -0.064 1.31 0.032 -0.096 -0.3 15 1
Larry Doby CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .275 .324 .382 .707 -0.116 1.57 0.023 -0.139 -0.7 1 0
Dave Pope LF 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .333 .438 .650 1.088 -0.115 1.55 0.026 -0.141 -0.6 2 0
Dave Philley RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .471 .500 .647 1.147 0.054 1.24 0.109 -0.055 0.2 0 0
Sam Dente SS 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 .222 .344 .222 .566 0.052 1.14 0.052 0.000 0.4 1 8
   Ralph Kiner PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .240 .398 .433 .831 0.085 2.90 0.085 0.000 0.4
   Bob Lemon PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .296 .333 .630 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Hal Naragon C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .222 .000 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Hegan C 2 0 1 1 1 1 3 .143 .240 .222 .462 0.098 1.61 0.136 -0.038 1.0 1 0
   Hank Majeski PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .216 .326 .432 .758 -0.211 4.69 0.000 -0.211 -0.9 0 0 GDP
Mike Garcia P 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .294 .350 .353 .703 -0.057 1.96 0.000 -0.057 -0.6 1 1 SF
   Dale Mitchell PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273 .308 .273 .580 0.071 1.73 0.071 0.000 0.4
   Wally Westlake PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Art Houtteman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .661 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hank Foiles PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .457 .457 .914 -0.072 2.85 0.000 -0.072 -0.2
Team Totals 32 2 9 2 5 5 38 .281 .368 .281 .650 -0.494 1.61 0.604 -1.097 -2.4 24 17
SF: M Garcia (1, off D Maas).
TB: S Dente 3; D Philley 2; R Kiner; D Mitchell; J Hegan; V Wertz.
GIDP: H Majeski (2).
RBI: J Hegan (9); M Garcia (2).
2-out RBI: J Hegan.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Dente-B Avila-V Wertz; A Smith-B Avila-V Wertz.
E: M Garcia (1).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .384 .414 .500 .914 -0.050 0.91 0.025 -0.075 -0.5 2 2
Bill Tuttle CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .378 .339 .716 -0.058 0.91 0.022 -0.081 -0.6 4 0
Al Kaline RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .368 .448 .624 1.072 -0.070 0.71 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 2 1
Ferris Fain 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .463 .337 .801 0.040 0.69 0.065 -0.025 0.4 11 0
Jim Delsing LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .255 .333 .461 .794 0.072 1.06 0.130 -0.058 0.5 1 1
Fred Hatfield 3B 2 1 1 1 1 0 4 .252 .344 .374 .718 0.038 0.98 0.060 -0.022 0.4 0 3 SH
Red Wilson C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .222 .290 .333 .623 -0.004 1.18 0.109 -0.113 -0.4 5 1 GDP
Harry Malmberg 2B 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .258 .324 .323 .646 0.080 1.27 0.137 -0.057 0.6 2 5 2B,GDP
Duke Maas P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .154 .154 .154 .308 -0.041 0.76 0.011 -0.052 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 30 3 8 2 3 1 34 .267 .333 .300 .633 0.007 0.94 0.559 -0.553 -0.9 27 14
2B: H Malmberg (2, off M Garcia).
SH: F Hatfield (5, off M Garcia).
TB: H Malmberg 3; R Wilson; B Tuttle; D Maas; F Fain; F Hatfield; H Kuenn.
GIDP: R Wilson (4); H Malmberg (2).
RBI: F Hatfield (12); H Malmberg (5).
2-out RBI: H Malmberg.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Kuenn-H Malmberg-F Fain; A Kaline-R Wilson-H Kuenn.
Outfield Assists: J Delsing (S Dente at 2nd base); A Kaline (J Hegan at 2nd base).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Garcia, L (3-4) 6 7 3 1 3 1 0 3.26 28 48 -0.078 1.02 -0.1
Art Houtteman 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.60 6 0 0 0.072 0.54 1.0
Team Totals 8 8 3 1 3 1 0 1.12 34 48 0 0 -0.006 0.94 0.9

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Duke Maas, W (3-1) 9 9 2 2 5 5 0 3.27 38 61 0.494 1.61 2.4
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 5 5 0 2.00 38 61 0.494 1.61 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: 17,734.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Al Smith 3B 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Bill Tuttle CF
3 Vic Wertz 1B 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Larry Doby CF 4 Ferris Fain 1B
5 Dave Pope LF 5 Jim Delsing LF
6 Dave Philley RF 6 Fred Hatfield 3B
7 Sam Dente SS 7 Red Wilson C
8 Jim Hegan C 8 Harry Malmberg 2B
9 Mike Garcia P 9 Duke Maas P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-3 1 12- OO CLE H. Majeski D. Maas 21% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-1 0 1-- DET J. Delsing M. Garcia 12% 60% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Fain to 3B; Delsing to 2B
b4 2-2 0 1-- DET R. Wilson M. Garcia 11% 71% Single to CF; Hatfield to 3B
t2 0-0 2 12- R CLE J. Hegan D. Maas -11% 40% Single to LF; Pope Scores; Dente to 2B
b2 1-1 2 --3 R DET H. Malmberg M. Garcia 10% 64% Single to CF; Delsing Scores/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Maas 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz D. Maas 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn M. Garcia -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle M. Garcia -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline M. Garcia -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE L. Doby D. Maas 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- CLE D. Pope D. Maas -3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CLE D. Philley D. Maas 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- CLE S. Dente D. Maas -2% 51% Single to CF; Pope to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- R CLE J. Hegan D. Maas -11% 40% Single to LF; Pope Scores; Dente to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- O CLE M. Garcia D. Maas 4% 44% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- DET F. Fain M. Garcia 4% 48% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- DET J. Delsing M. Garcia 12% 60% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Fain to 3B; Delsing to 2B
b2 0-1 0 -23 RO DET F. Hatfield M. Garcia 0% 60% Bunt Groundout: 1B-P/Sacrifice; Fain Scores/unER; Delsing to 3B
b2 1-1 1 --3 O DET R. Wilson M. Garcia -6% 54% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 1-1 2 --3 R DET H. Malmberg M. Garcia 10% 64% Single to CF; Delsing Scores/unER
b2 2-1 2 1-- O DET D. Maas M. Garcia -2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 1-2-3
t3 1-2 0 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Maas 3% 64% Strikeout
t3 1-2 1 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas 2% 66% Flyball: SS
t3 1-2 2 --- CLE V. Wertz D. Maas -1% 65% Walk
t3 1-2 2 1-- CLE L. Doby D. Maas -2% 62% Walk; Wertz to 2B
t3 1-2 2 12- O CLE D. Pope D. Maas 5% 67% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
b3 2-1 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn M. Garcia -2% 65% Flyball: LF
b3 2-1 1 --- DET B. Tuttle M. Garcia 2% 67% Single to 3B
b3 2-1 1 1-- O DET A. Kaline M. Garcia -3% 65% Flyball: CF
b3 2-1 2 1-- DET F. Fain M. Garcia 2% 67% Single to RF; Tuttle to 3B
b3 2-1 2 1-3 O DET J. Delsing M. Garcia -5% 63% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 6-7-8
t4 1-2 0 --- CLE D. Philley D. Maas -5% 58% Single to P
t4 1-2 0 1-- O CLE S. Dente D. Maas -1% 57% Single to LF; Philley to 3B; Dente out at 2B/LF-2B
t4 1-2 1 --3 CLE J. Hegan D. Maas -3% 54% Walk
t4 1-2 1 1-3 ROO CLE M. Garcia D. Maas 2% 56% Double Play: Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Philley Scores; Hegan out at 2B/RF-C-SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- DET F. Hatfield M. Garcia 4% 60% Walk
b4 2-2 0 1-- DET R. Wilson M. Garcia 11% 71% Single to CF; Hatfield to 3B
b4 2-2 0 1-3 ROO DET H. Malmberg M. Garcia -6% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Hatfield Scores/No RBI
b4 3-2 2 --- DET D. Maas M. Garcia 1% 67% Single to LF (Short LF)
b4 3-2 2 1-- DET H. Kuenn M. Garcia 2% 69% Single to CF; Maas to 3B
b4 3-2 2 1-3 O DET B. Tuttle M. Garcia -5% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 1-2-3
t5 2-3 0 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Maas 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-3 1 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas 2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-3 2 --- CLE V. Wertz D. Maas -2% 68% Single to RF
t5 2-3 2 1-- O CLE L. Doby D. Maas 3% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 3-4-5
b5 3-2 0 --- O DET A. Kaline M. Garcia -2% 69% Flyball: LF
b5 3-2 1 --- O DET F. Fain M. Garcia -2% 68% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 3-2 2 --- DET J. Delsing M. Garcia 1% 69% Walk
b5 3-2 2 1-- O DET F. Hatfield M. Garcia -2% 67% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 5-6-7
t6 2-3 0 --- O CLE D. Pope D. Maas 4% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-3 1 --- O CLE D. Philley D. Maas 3% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-3 2 --- CLE S. Dente D. Maas -2% 71% Single to RF
t6 2-3 2 1-- O CLE J. Hegan D. Maas 4% 74% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 7-8-9
b6 3-2 0 --- O DET R. Wilson M. Garcia -2% 72% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 3-2 1 --- DET H. Malmberg M. Garcia 4% 76% Double to CF
b6 3-2 1 -2- O DET D. Maas M. Garcia -3% 73% Strikeout
b6 3-2 2 -2- O DET H. Kuenn M. Garcia -3% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 9-1-2
Dale Mitchell pinch hits for Mike Garcia (P) batting 9th
t7 2-3 0 --- CLE D. Mitchell D. Maas -7% 63% Single to RF
Wally Westlake pinch runs for Dale Mitchell (PH) batting 9th
t7 2-3 0 1-- O CLE A. Smith D. Maas 7% 69% Flyball: RF
t7 2-3 1 1-- CLE B. Avila D. Maas -7% 62% Walk; Westlake to 2B
t7 2-3 1 12- O CLE V. Wertz D. Maas 9% 71% Flyball: CF
t7 2-3 2 12- O CLE L. Doby D. Maas 8% 79% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 2-3-4
Art Houtteman replaces Wally Westlake (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 --- O DET B. Tuttle A. Houtteman -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-2 1 --- O DET A. Kaline A. Houtteman -1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-2 2 --- O DET F. Fain A. Houtteman -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 5-6-7
t8 2-3 0 --- O CLE D. Pope D. Maas 5% 81% Strikeout
t8 2-3 1 --- CLE D. Philley D. Maas -6% 74% Single to RF
Ralph Kiner pinch hits for Sam Dente (SS) batting 7th
t8 2-3 1 1-- CLE R. Kiner D. Maas -9% 66% Single to LF; Philley to 2B
Hank Majeski pinch hits for Jim Hegan (C) batting 8th
Bob Lemon pinch runs for Ralph Kiner (PH) batting 7th
t8 2-3 1 12- OO CLE H. Majeski D. Maas 21% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 5-6-7
Hal Naragon replaces Bob Lemon (PR) playing C batting 7th
Hank Majeski moves from PH to 3B
Al Smith moves from 3B to SS
b8 3-2 0 --- O DET J. Delsing A. Houtteman -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-2 1 --- DET F. Hatfield A. Houtteman 1% 87% Single to RF
b8 3-2 1 1-- OO DET R. Wilson A. Houtteman -3% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 9-1-2
Hank Foiles pinch hits for Art Houtteman (P) batting 9th
t9 2-3 0 --- O CLE H. Foiles D. Maas 7% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-3 1 --- O CLE A. Smith D. Maas 5% 96% Strikeout
t9 2-3 2 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas 4% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 3.

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