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Standings
BOS
@BAL
1
3
KCA
@CHW
4
7
CLE
@DET
3
1
WSH
@NYY
6
1
NYG
@BRO
12
3
CIN
@MLN
3
5
PHI
@PIT
6
3
CHC
@STL
4
3
Thursday, August 8, 1957,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 9,460, Time of Game: 2:47
Indians
3
53-54
 Won 1 
4th, 17 GB
at Tigers
1
51-54
 Lost 1 
6th, 18 GB
W: Ray Narleski (9-1)
L: Duke Maas (8-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  1    3  9  0
Tigers          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  6  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Larry Raines 3B 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .262 .320 .356 .676 -0.009 0.89 0.036 -0.045 -0.1 2 0
   Al Smith PH-3B-LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .241 .350 .367 .717 0.084 1.61 0.084 0.000 0.7 0 0
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .275 .335 .369 .704 -0.067 1.58 0.055 -0.123 -0.7 1 4 SH
Gene Woodling LF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .335 .422 .522 .944 0.031 1.12 0.098 -0.067 0.6 0 1
   Joe Altobelli 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .250 .277 .527 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Vic Wertz 1B 4 1 1 2 0 0 5 .303 .390 .503 .893 -0.008 1.39 0.109 -0.117 0.3 5 0 HR,SF
   George Strickland 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .300 .311 .611 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Roger Maris CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .251 .355 .433 .788 0.152 1.30 0.226 -0.074 0.7 5 0 2B,SB
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .258 .353 .472 .824 -0.186 1.56 0.000 -0.186 -1.8 3 0 SH
Hal Naragon C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .216 .307 .239 .546 0.257 1.65 0.287 -0.030 1.3 6 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .261 .350 .373 .723 -0.108 1.72 0.024 -0.133 -0.9 4 3
Ray Narleski P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .125 .125 .250 .375 -0.165 1.65 0.000 -0.165 -1.5 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 9 3 6 4 42 .273 .375 .394 .769 -0.019 1.44 0.919 -0.940 -1.3 27 8
2B: R Maris (8, off D Maas).
HR: V Wertz (19, off H Byrd, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SF: V Wertz (9, off D Maas).
SH: B Avila (9, off D Maas); R Colavito (4, off D Maas).
TB: V Wertz 4; R Maris 4; H Naragon 2; G Woodling 2; B Avila.
RBI: V Wertz 2 (77); H Naragon (7).
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: G Woodling (R Bertoia).
Baserunning
SB: R Maris (5, 2nd base off D Maas/R Wilson).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Tuttle CF 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .255 .318 .345 .663 -0.016 1.32 0.069 -0.084 0.1 4 0
Jim Small RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .212 .257 .273 .530 -0.142 1.40 0.000 -0.142 -1.1 2 0
Ray Boone 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .270 .354 .415 .769 -0.084 1.50 0.038 -0.123 -0.3 7 1
Charlie Maxwell LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .283 .388 .522 .910 -0.146 1.52 0.000 -0.146 -1.0 4 0
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .252 .318 .351 .669 0.007 1.12 0.072 -0.065 -0.2 0 0 2B
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .260 .328 .408 .736 -0.095 1.46 0.011 -0.106 -0.4 4 2
Red Wilson C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248 .365 .336 .701 -0.115 1.53 0.000 -0.115 -0.8 5 0
   Al Kaline PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288 .335 .435 .770 -0.045 1.78 0.000 -0.045 -0.2
Reno Bertoia 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .273 .316 .366 .682 0.085 1.02 0.163 -0.078 0.5 1 2 HR
Duke Maas P 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .113 .140 .189 .329 0.045 1.03 0.072 -0.027 0.3 0 1
   Harry Byrd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Philley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .317 .358 .675 -0.014 0.54 0.000 -0.014 -0.1
Team Totals 33 1 6 1 3 6 36 .182 .250 .303 .553 -0.520 1.32 0.425 -0.945 -3.3 27 6
2B: H Kuenn (17, off R Narleski).
HR: R Bertoia (2, off R Narleski, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: R Bertoia 4; H Kuenn 3; B Tuttle; D Maas; R Boone.
RBI: R Bertoia (22).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Boone.
E: H Kuenn (18).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Narleski, W (9-1) 9 6 1 1 3 6 1 2.25 36 74 0.520 1.32 3.3
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 3 6 1 1.00 36 74 0.520 1.32 3.3

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Duke Maas, L (8-8) 7.2 8 2 2 6 4 0 3.15 37 53 0.023 1.52 1.1
Harry Byrd 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.59 5 3 0 -0.003 0.84 0.2
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 6 4 1 3.00 42 53 3 0 0.020 1.44 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Tabacchi, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - Hank Soar, 3B - Charlie Berry.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 9,460.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Larry Raines 3B 1 Bill Tuttle CF
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Jim Small RF
3 Gene Woodling LF 3 Ray Boone 1B
4 Vic Wertz 1B 4 Charlie Maxwell LF
5 Roger Maris CF 5 Harvey Kuenn SS
6 Rocky Colavito RF 6 Frank Bolling 2B
7 Hal Naragon C 7 Red Wilson C
8 Chico Carrasquel SS 8 Reno Bertoia 3B
9 Ray Narleski 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 1-1 1 -2- R CLE H. Naragon D. Maas 23% 77% Single to CF; Maris Scores; Naragon to 2B/Adv on throw
b5 0-1 1 --- R DET R. Bertoia R. Narleski -16% 46% Home Run
t9 2-1 1 --- R CLE V. Wertz H. Byrd 10% 92% Home Run
t1 0-0 0 12- CLE G. Woodling D. Maas 7% 66% Walk; Raines to 3B; Avila to 2B
t7 1-1 2 --3 O CLE V. Wertz D. Maas -7% 41% Lineout: 1B

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 --- CLE L. Raines D. Maas 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- CLE B. Avila D. Maas 6% 59% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Raines to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- CLE G. Woodling D. Maas 7% 66% Walk; Raines to 3B; Avila to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 RO CLE V. Wertz D. Maas 1% 68% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Raines Scores; Avila to 3B; Woodling to 2B
t1 1-0 1 -23 O CLE R. Maris D. Maas -7% 61% Foul Flyball: C
t1 1-0 2 -23 O CLE R. Colavito D. Maas -5% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- DET B. Tuttle R. Narleski -4% 52% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- O DET J. Small R. Narleski 4% 56% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-1 1 1-- DET R. Boone R. Narleski -4% 52% Single to CF; Small to 2B
b1 0-1 1 12- O DET C. Maxwell R. Narleski 5% 56% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 12- O DET H. Kuenn R. Narleski 4% 61% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- CLE H. Naragon D. Maas 3% 64% Single to CF
t2 1-0 0 1-- OO CLE C. Carrasquel D. Maas -7% 57% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
t2 1-0 2 --- O CLE R. Narleski D. Maas -1% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- O DET F. Bolling R. Narleski 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 1 --- O DET R. Wilson R. Narleski 2% 61% Lineout: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- O DET R. Bertoia R. Narleski 1% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O CLE L. Raines D. Maas -2% 60% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas -2% 58% Flyball: RF
t3 1-0 2 --- CLE G. Woodling D. Maas 1% 59% Single to RF
t3 1-0 2 1-- O CLE V. Wertz D. Maas -2% 57% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O DET D. Maas R. Narleski 3% 60% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- DET B. Tuttle R. Narleski -3% 57% Single to CF
b3 0-1 1 1-- O DET J. Small R. Narleski 3% 60% Popfly: SS
b3 0-1 2 1-- O DET R. Boone R. Narleski 3% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- CLE R. Maris D. Maas 6% 69% Double to RF (RF Line)
t4 1-0 0 -2- O CLE R. Colavito D. Maas -4% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-0 1 -2- O CLE H. Naragon D. Maas -3% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Maris to 3B
t4 1-0 2 --3 CLE C. Carrasquel D. Maas 1% 63% Walk
t4 1-0 2 1-3 O CLE R. Narleski D. Maas -5% 58% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell R. Narleski 3% 61% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn R. Narleski 2% 63% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 2 --- O DET F. Bolling R. Narleski 1% 64% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 1-2-3
t5 1-0 0 --- O CLE L. Raines D. Maas -2% 62% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas -2% 60% Flyball: LF
t5 1-0 2 --- CLE G. Woodling D. Maas 1% 62% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t5 1-0 2 1-- O CLE V. Wertz D. Maas -2% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- O DET R. Wilson R. Narleski 3% 63% Flyball: RF
b5 0-1 1 --- R DET R. Bertoia R. Narleski -16% 46% Home Run
b5 1-1 1 --- DET D. Maas R. Narleski -3% 43% Single to CF (Pop Fly)
b5 1-1 1 1-- O DET B. Tuttle R. Narleski 4% 47% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-1 2 1-- O DET J. Small R. Narleski 3% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 5-6-7
t6 1-1 0 --- CLE R. Maris D. Maas 5% 55% Single to RF
t6 1-1 0 1-- CLE R. Colavito D. Maas 4% 59% Maris Steals 2B
t6 1-1 0 -2- O CLE R. Colavito D. Maas -6% 53% Flyball: LF
t6 1-1 1 -2- CLE H. Naragon D. Maas 2% 56% Walk
t6 1-1 1 12- O CLE C. Carrasquel D. Maas -6% 49% Flyball: LF
t6 1-1 2 12- O CLE R. Narleski D. Maas -6% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 3-4-5
b6 1-1 0 --- O DET R. Boone R. Narleski 3% 46% Flyball: RF
b6 1-1 1 --- O DET C. Maxwell R. Narleski 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-1 2 --- DET H. Kuenn R. Narleski -4% 45% Double to CF (CF-RF)
b6 1-1 2 -2- DET F. Bolling R. Narleski -1% 44% Walk
b6 1-1 2 12- O DET R. Wilson R. Narleski 6% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 1-2-3
Al Smith pinch hits for Larry Raines (3B) batting 1st
t7 1-1 0 --- CLE A. Smith D. Maas 6% 56% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball)
t7 1-1 0 1-- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas -2% 54% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Smith to 2B
t7 1-1 1 -2- O CLE G. Woodling D. Maas -5% 48% Flyball: CF; Smith to 3B
t7 1-1 2 --3 O CLE V. Wertz D. Maas -7% 41% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 8-9-1
Al Smith moves from PH to 3B
b7 1-1 0 --- O DET R. Bertoia R. Narleski 4% 45% Groundout: LF-2B-1B/Out on Appeal
b7 1-1 1 --- DET D. Maas R. Narleski -4% 41% Walk
b7 1-1 1 1-- O DET B. Tuttle R. Narleski 5% 46% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-1 2 1-- O DET J. Small R. Narleski 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 5-6-7
t8 1-1 0 --- CLE R. Maris D. Maas 7% 57% Single to CF
t8 1-1 0 1-- O CLE R. Colavito D. Maas -2% 54% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Maris to 2B
t8 1-1 1 -2- R CLE H. Naragon D. Maas 23% 77% Single to CF; Maris Scores; Naragon to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 2-1 1 -2- CLE C. Carrasquel D. Maas 1% 79% Walk
t8 2-1 1 12- O CLE R. Narleski D. Maas -4% 75% Strikeout
t8 2-1 2 12- CLE A. Smith D. Maas 2% 77% Walk; Naragon to 3B; Carrasquel to 2B
Harry Byrd replaces Duke Maas pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-1 2 123 O CLE B. Avila H. Byrd -7% 70% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 3-4-5
b8 1-2 0 --- O DET R. Boone R. Narleski 6% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-2 1 --- O DET C. Maxwell R. Narleski 4% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-2 2 --- DET H. Kuenn R. Narleski -4% 77% Single to LF
b8 1-2 2 1-- O DET F. Bolling R. Narleski 7% 84% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Harry Byrd facing 3-4-5
t9 2-1 0 --- O CLE G. Woodling H. Byrd -2% 83% Flyball: RF
t9 2-1 1 --- R CLE V. Wertz H. Byrd 10% 92% Home Run
t9 3-1 1 --- O CLE R. Maris H. Byrd -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-1 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito H. Byrd -0% 91% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 7-8-9
Joe Altobelli replaces Gene Woodling (LF) playing 1B batting 3rd
George Strickland replaces Vic Wertz (1B) playing 3B batting 4th
Al Smith moves from 3B to LF
Al Kaline pinch hits for Red Wilson (C) batting 7th
b9 1-3 0 --- O DET A. Kaline R. Narleski 4% 96% Popfly: SS
b9 1-3 1 --- O DET R. Bertoia R. Narleski 3% 99% Flyball: RF
Dave Philley pinch hits for Harry Byrd (P) batting 9th
b9 1-3 2 --- O DET D. Philley R. Narleski 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.

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