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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BAL
7
3
CLE
@DET
1
11
CHW
@KCA
5
1
BOS
@NYY
11
6
SFG
@CHC
5
7
CIN
@PHI
15
13
CIN
@PHI
5
4
MLN
@PIT
1
2
LAD
@STL
1
2
 
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Friday, August 14, 1959,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 28,198, Time of Game: 2:24
Indians
1
67-48
 Lost 1 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Tigers
11
56-60
 Won 1 
5th, 15 GB
W: Frank Lary (15-7)
L: Cal McLish (14-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  7  2
Tigers          2  1  4   0  0  0   0  4  X   11 14  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .240 .305 .333 .639 -0.059 0.73 0.000 -0.059 -0.8 1 0
   Jack Harshman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .174 .355 .304 .659 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.5
   Billy Moran SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Vic Power 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .302 .346 .435 .780 0.007 0.44 0.040 -0.032 -0.5 0 2 2B
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .303 .380 .475 .855 -0.030 0.35 0.010 -0.041 -0.7 1 1
Tito Francona 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .383 .422 .602 1.024 -0.049 0.46 0.000 -0.049 0.0 8 0 HR
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275 .353 .550 .902 -0.022 0.26 0.003 -0.025 -0.4 3 0
Jim Baxes 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259 .325 .495 .820 -0.022 0.21 0.000 -0.022 -0.6 1 5
Russ Nixon C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .202 .251 .264 .515 -0.012 0.22 0.003 -0.015 0.0 8 0
Woodie Held SS-CF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .247 .311 .443 .755 0.049 0.39 0.049 0.000 1.3 1 2
Cal McLish P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .230 .224 .454 -0.021 1.44 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 0 1
   Bobby Locke P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .364 .524 .887 -0.010 0.25 0.000 -0.010 -0.5 1 0 GDP
   Elmer Valo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .429 .231 .659 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.6
   Bob Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 0 1 33 .212 .212 .333 .545 -0.180 0.40 0.105 -0.285 -3.7 24 11
2B: V Power (25, off F Lary).
HR: T Francona (13, off F Lary, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: T Francona 4; V Power 2; W Held 2; R Colavito; R Nixon; M Minoso.
GIDP: B Locke (1).
RBI: T Francona (56).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
E: J Baxes (15); V Power (7).
Outfield Assists: M Minoso (R Bridges at home plate).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: M Minoso (1st base by F Lary).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 5 2 5 2 0 0 5 .266 .428 .412 .839 0.079 0.40 0.079 0.000 3.8 0 2
Frank Bolling 2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .258 .335 .382 .717 -0.032 0.40 0.000 -0.032 -0.1 1 3
Harvey Kuenn RF 5 2 3 2 0 1 5 .350 .406 .503 .909 0.169 0.33 0.172 -0.003 2.1 2 0 HR,2B
Al Kaline CF 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .326 .400 .541 .941 0.032 0.23 0.046 -0.013 0.4 3 0
Gail Harris 1B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .219 .290 .347 .637 0.017 0.18 0.026 -0.009 -0.3 15 1
Charlie Maxwell LF 3 2 1 1 2 1 5 .244 .351 .458 .808 0.071 0.22 0.071 0.000 1.6 1 0
Lou Berberet C 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .223 .292 .362 .654 -0.033 0.31 0.000 -0.033 -0.8 3 0
Rocky Bridges SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .278 .324 .363 .687 0.038 0.38 0.040 -0.002 0.9 0 5
   Coot Veal SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .195 .276 .241 .517 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 1 0
Frank Lary P 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .189 .229 .418 -0.022 0.36 0.000 -0.022 -0.4 1 3 SH
Team Totals 38 11 14 8 3 7 42 .368 .415 .474 .888 0.319 0.30 0.434 -0.114 6.9 27 14
2B: H Kuenn (28, off C McLish).
HR: H Kuenn (7, off C McLish, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SH: F Lary (6, off C McLish).
TB: H Kuenn 7; E Yost 5; R Bridges; L Berberet; A Kaline; F Bolling; C Maxwell; G Harris.
RBI: H Kuenn 2 (50); E Yost 2 (43); C Maxwell (74); A Kaline (66); F Bolling (29); R Bridges (34).
2-out RBI: E Yost; R Bridges.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 8 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Bolling-G Harris.
E: R Bridges (19).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cal McLish, L (14-6) 2.1 7 7 6 1 2 1 3.34 15 18 -0.309 0.79 -4.9
Bobby Locke 4.2 3 0 0 1 3 0 3.73 18 2 2 -0.009 0.07 1.5
Bob Smith 1 4 4 3 1 2 0 7.78 9 0 0 -0.001 0.00 -3.5
Team Totals 8 14 11 9 3 7 1 10.12 42 18 2 2 -0.319 0.30 -6.9

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Lary, W (15-7) 9 7 1 1 0 1 1 2.96 33 70 0.181 0.40 3.7
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 33 70 0.181 0.40 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: B Locke 2 (2); B Smith (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: F Lary (1; M Minoso, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Johnny Stevens, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 28,198.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Jim Piersall CF 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Vic Power 3B 2 Frank Bolling 2B
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Harvey Kuenn RF
4 Tito Francona 1B 4 Al Kaline CF
5 Rocky Colavito RF 5 Gail Harris 1B
6 Jim Baxes 2B 6 Charlie Maxwell LF
7 Russ Nixon C 7 Lou Berberet C
8 Woodie Held SS 8 Rocky Bridges SS
9 Cal McLish P 9 Frank Lary P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 -2- RR DET H. Kuenn C. McLish 15% 72% Home Run; Yost Scores
b3 4-0 1 12- R DET C. Maxwell C. McLish 5% 95% Single; Kaline Scores; Harris to 3B; Maxwell to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 3-0 1 -2- R DET A. Kaline C. McLish 5% 89% Single; Kuenn Scores
b2 2-0 2 -23 RO DET E. Yost C. McLish 4% 79% Single to LF; Maxwell Scores/unER; Bridges out at Hm/LF-C
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power F. Lary -4% 48% Double

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' Frank Lary facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall F. Lary 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power F. Lary -4% 48% Double
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CLE M. Minoso F. Lary 3% 51% Groundout: SS-1B; Power to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O CLE T. Francona F. Lary 4% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET E. Yost C. McLish 3% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- O DET F. Bolling C. McLish -2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B; Yost to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- RR DET H. Kuenn C. McLish 15% 72% Home Run; Yost Scores
b1 2-0 1 --- O DET A. Kaline C. McLish -1% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 2-0 2 --- O DET G. Harris C. McLish -1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 2.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito F. Lary 2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes F. Lary 2% 74% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-2 2 --- O CLE R. Nixon F. Lary 1% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- DET C. Maxwell C. McLish 2% 77% Walk
b2 2-0 0 1-- O DET L. Berberet C. McLish -2% 75% Strikeout
b2 2-0 1 1-- DET R. Bridges C. McLish 2% 77% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Maxwell to 2B
b2 2-0 1 12- O DET F. Lary C. McLish -2% 75% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Maxwell to 3B; Bridges to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -23 RO DET E. Yost C. McLish 4% 79% Single to LF; Maxwell Scores/unER; Bridges out at Hm/LF-C
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- CLE W. Held F. Lary -4% 76% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t3 0-3 0 1-- O CLE C. McLish F. Lary 2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B; Held to 2B
t3 0-3 1 -2- O CLE J. Piersall F. Lary 3% 81% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 0-3 2 -2- O CLE V. Power F. Lary 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- O DET F. Bolling C. McLish -1% 83% Strikeout
b3 3-0 1 --- DET H. Kuenn C. McLish 2% 85% Double
b3 3-0 1 -2- R DET A. Kaline C. McLish 5% 89% Single; Kuenn Scores
b3 4-0 1 1-- DET G. Harris C. McLish 1% 91% Single; Kaline to 2B
b3 4-0 1 12- R DET C. Maxwell C. McLish 5% 95% Single; Kaline Scores; Harris to 3B; Maxwell to 2B/Adv on throw
Bobby Locke replaces Cal McLish pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-0 1 -23 R DET L. Berberet B. Locke 1% 97% Wild Pitch; Harris Scores; Maxwell to 3B
b3 6-0 1 --3 O DET L. Berberet B. Locke -1% 96% Strikeout
b3 6-0 2 --3 R DET R. Bridges B. Locke 2% 97% Single; Maxwell Scores
b3 7-0 2 1-- O DET F. Lary B. Locke -0% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 3-4-5
t4 0-7 0 --- CLE M. Minoso F. Lary -1% 96% Single
t4 0-7 0 1-- O CLE T. Francona F. Lary 1% 97% Strikeout
t4 0-7 1 1-- O CLE R. Colavito F. Lary 1% 98% Minoso Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t4 0-7 2 --- CLE R. Colavito F. Lary -0% 98% Single
t4 0-7 2 1-- O CLE J. Baxes F. Lary 0% 98% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
b4 7-0 0 --- DET E. Yost B. Locke 0% 98% Single
b4 7-0 0 1-- O DET F. Bolling B. Locke -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 7-0 1 1-- O DET H. Kuenn B. Locke -0% 98% Strikeout
b4 7-0 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Locke -0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 7-8-9
t5 0-7 0 --- O CLE R. Nixon F. Lary 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-7 1 --- CLE W. Held F. Lary -1% 98% Single
t5 0-7 1 1-- OO CLE B. Locke F. Lary 1% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 5-6-7
b5 7-0 0 --- O DET G. Harris B. Locke -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 7-0 1 --- DET C. Maxwell B. Locke 0% 99% Walk
b5 7-0 1 1-- O DET L. Berberet B. Locke -0% 99% Groundout: P unassisted; Maxwell to 2B
b5 7-0 2 -2- DET R. Bridges B. Locke 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Maxwell to 3B
b5 7-0 2 --3 O DET R. Bridges B. Locke -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 1-2-3
t6 0-7 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall F. Lary 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-7 1 --- O CLE V. Power F. Lary 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-7 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso F. Lary 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 9-1-2
b6 7-0 0 --- O DET F. Lary B. Locke -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 7-0 1 --- DET E. Yost B. Locke 0% 99% Single
b6 7-0 1 1-- O DET F. Bolling B. Locke -0% 99% Lineout: RF
b6 7-0 2 1-- O DET H. Kuenn B. Locke -0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 4-5-6
t7 0-7 0 --- O CLE T. Francona F. Lary 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-7 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito F. Lary 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-7 2 --- O CLE J. Baxes F. Lary 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 4-5-6
b7 7-0 0 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Locke -0% 100% Strikeout
b7 7-0 1 --- O DET G. Harris B. Locke -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 7-0 2 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Locke -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 7-8-9
Coot Veal replaces Rocky Bridges playing SS batting 8th
t8 0-7 0 --- CLE R. Nixon F. Lary -0% 99% Single
t8 0-7 0 1-- CLE W. Held F. Lary -1% 99% Single; Nixon to 2B
Elmer Valo pinch hits for Bobby Locke (P) batting 9th
t8 0-7 0 12- O CLE E. Valo F. Lary 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C
Jack Harshman pinch hits for Jim Piersall (CF) batting 1st
t8 0-7 1 12- O CLE J. Harshman F. Lary 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 0-7 2 12- O CLE V. Power F. Lary 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Indians' Bob Smith facing 7-8-9
Bob Smith replaces Elmer Valo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Billy Moran replaces Jack Harshman (PH) playing SS batting 1st
Woodie Held moves from SS to CF
b8 7-0 0 --- DET L. Berberet B. Smith 0% 100% Single
b8 7-0 0 1-- O DET C. Veal B. Smith -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 7-0 1 1-- DET F. Lary B. Smith 0% 100% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Berberet to 2B
b8 7-0 1 12- R DET E. Yost B. Smith 0% 100% Single; Berberet Scores; Lary to 2B
b8 8-0 1 12- R DET F. Bolling B. Smith 0% 100% Single; Lary Scores/unER; Yost to 2B
b8 9-0 1 12- DET H. Kuenn B. Smith 0% 100% Single; Yost to 3B; Bolling to 2B
b8 9-0 1 123 RR DET A. Kaline B. Smith 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Yost Scores; Bolling Scores; Kuenn to 3B
b8 11-0 1 --3 DET A. Kaline B. Smith 0% 100% Walk
b8 11-0 1 1-3 O DET G. Harris B. Smith 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 11-0 2 1-3 O DET C. Maxwell B. Smith 0% 100% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 11.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-11, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 3-4-5
t9 0-11 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso F. Lary 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-11 1 --- R CLE T. Francona F. Lary 0% 100% Home Run
t9 1-11 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito F. Lary 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 1-11 2 --- O CLE J. Baxes F. Lary 0% 100% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Tigers 11.

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