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Standings
DET
@CHW
0
6
CLE
@KCA
1
3
BAL
@NYY
3
1
BOS
@WSH
2
3
STL
@MLN
4
3
BRO
@PHI
1
2
NYG
@PIT
3
2
Friday, May 31, 1957,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 12,819, Time of Game: 2:13
Indians
1
22-17
 Lost 3 
3rd, 5 GB
at Athletics
3
18-23
 Won 1 
6th, 10 GB
W: Ned Garver (4-3)
L: Cal McLish (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  2
Athletics       0  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  7  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 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .321 .390 .472 .862 0.028 1.17 0.106 -0.078 0.3 1 4
Jim Busby CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .179 .191 .313 .505 -0.049 0.63 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 2 0
   Al Smith PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .345 .305 .650 -0.022 0.90 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
Vic Wertz 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .328 .448 .481 .929 -0.080 0.79 0.000 -0.080 -0.6 11 0
Rocky Colavito RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .291 .432 .453 .885 -0.015 0.84 0.030 -0.045 -0.1 1 0
Roger Maris LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .258 .318 .464 .782 -0.087 0.84 0.000 -0.087 -0.7 1 0 GDP
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .262 .319 .311 .630 0.027 0.98 0.066 -0.039 0.1 2 5
Hal Naragon C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .207 .324 .276 .599 0.064 1.46 0.107 -0.044 0.2 4 0
   Kenny Kuhn PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .174 .174 .348 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Bobby Avila 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .269 .274 .543 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
George Strickland 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .221 .299 .317 .616 -0.029 0.58 0.000 -0.029 -0.2 1 1
   Gene Woodling PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .303 .426 .427 .853 -0.097 3.87 0.000 -0.097 -0.6
   Don Mossi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Cal McLish P 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.030 0.69 0.030 0.000 0.3 0 0
   Dick Tomanek P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 -0.030 1.21 0.000 -0.030 -0.2 1 2
   Eddie Robinson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208 .333 .375 .708 -0.147 3.52 0.000 -0.147 -0.9 GDP
   Jim Hegan C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .239 .175 .414 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 1 2 30 .138 .167 .138 .305 -0.407 1.10 0.339 -0.747 -3.2 24 12
TB: R Colavito; C Carrasquel; L Raines; H Naragon.
GIDP: E Robinson (2); R Maris (2).
RBI: L Raines (5).
2-out RBI: L Raines.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Tomanek-V Wertz; C Carrasquel-V Wertz; C Carrasquel-G Strickland-V Wertz.
PB: H Naragon (2).
E: L Raines 2 (3).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: C McLish (1st base by N Garver).

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vic Power RF-1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .289 .328 .430 .758 -0.064 0.72 0.005 -0.069 -0.7 5 1
Bob Cerv CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .380 .383 .595 .978 0.108 0.77 0.122 -0.014 1.1 0 0 2B
Gus Zernial LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .245 .296 .518 .814 -0.011 0.86 0.044 -0.056 -0.4 3 0
Irv Noren 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .233 .361 .300 .661 -0.052 0.64 0.000 -0.052 -0.7 9 1
   Johnny Groth RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.2 2 0
Lou Skizas 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .310 .505 .815 -0.002 0.60 0.038 -0.039 -0.3 4 1
Hal Smith C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .280 .306 .475 .781 -0.039 0.65 0.013 -0.052 -0.4 2 0
Joe DeMaestri SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .307 .368 .421 .789 -0.065 0.77 0.016 -0.081 -0.7 1 5 2·GDP
Ned Garver P 1 1 1 0 2 0 3 .111 .238 .167 .405 0.112 0.75 0.112 0.000 1.4 0 2 2B
Billy Hunter 2B 3 1 1 2 0 1 3 .188 .219 .319 .538 0.112 1.13 0.171 -0.059 0.2 1 2 HR
Team Totals 30 3 7 2 3 4 33 .233 .303 .400 .703 0.093 0.74 0.521 -0.428 -0.8 27 12
2B: N Garver (1, off C McLish); B Cerv (6, off C McLish).
HR: B Hunter (1, off C McLish, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: B Hunter 4; B Cerv 3; N Garver 2; H Smith; J DeMaestri; L Skizas.
GIDP: J DeMaestri 2 (4).
RBI: B Hunter 2 (9).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Hunter-I Noren-J DeMaestri-L Skizas; V Power-J DeMaestri-V Power.
E: I Noren (1).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cal McLish, L (3-2) 2.1 4 3 2 1 1 1 3.29 12 39 -0.212 1.02 -1.7
Dick Tomanek 4.2 3 0 0 2 3 0 4.43 18 2 1 0.106 0.65 2.0
Don Mossi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.74 3 0 0 0.013 0.17 0.5
Team Totals 8 7 3 2 3 4 1 2.25 33 39 2 1 -0.093 0.74 0.8

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ned Garver, W (4-3) 9 4 1 0 1 2 0 2.69 30 78 0.407 1.10 3.2
Team Totals 9 4 1 0 1 2 0 0.00 30 78 0.407 1.10 3.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: N Garver (0; C McLish, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Joe Paparella, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Ed Runge.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 12,819.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Athletics
1 Larry Raines 3B 1 Vic Power RF
2 Jim Busby CF 2 Bob Cerv CF
3 Vic Wertz 1B 3 Gus Zernial LF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Irv Noren 1B
5 Roger Maris LF 5 Lou Skizas 3B
6 Chico Carrasquel SS 6 Hal Smith C
7 Hal Naragon C 7 Joe DeMaestri SS
8 George Strickland 2B 8 Ned Garver P
9 Cal McLish P 9 Billy Hunter 2B

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-1 0 -2- RR KCA B. Hunter C. McLish 17% 67% Home Run; Garver Scores
t8 1-3 1 12- OO CLE E. Robinson N. Garver 15% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t8 1-3 0 1-- CLE H. Naragon N. Garver -11% 70% Single to RF; Carrasquel to 2B
t3 0-0 2 --3 R CLE L. Raines N. Garver -11% 41% Single to LF; McLish Scores/unER
t8 1-3 0 12- O CLE G. Woodling N. Garver 10% 80% Flyball: LF

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, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE L. Raines N. Garver 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Busby N. Garver 2% 54% Popfly: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz N. Garver 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCA V. Power C. McLish -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- KCA B. Cerv C. McLish 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O KCA G. Zernial C. McLish -3% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 1-- O KCA I. Noren C. McLish -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito N. Garver 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Maris N. Garver 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel N. Garver 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- KCA L. Skizas C. McLish 4% 59% Single to LF
b2 0-0 0 1-- O KCA H. Smith C. McLish -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO KCA J. DeMaestri C. McLish -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE H. Naragon N. Garver 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland N. Garver 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- CLE C. McLish N. Garver -1% 53% Walk
t3 0-0 2 1-- CLE L. Raines N. Garver -2% 51% McLish Picked off 1B, safe on E3; McLish to 3B
t3 0-0 2 --3 R CLE L. Raines N. Garver -11% 41% Single to LF; McLish Scores/unER
t3 1-0 2 1-- O CLE J. Busby N. Garver 2% 43% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Cal McLish facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- KCA N. Garver C. McLish 8% 50% Double to RF
b3 0-1 0 -2- RR KCA B. Hunter C. McLish 17% 67% Home Run; Garver Scores
b3 2-1 0 --- O KCA V. Power C. McLish -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-1 1 --- KCA B. Cerv C. McLish 4% 69% Double to LF
b3 2-1 1 -2- KCA G. Zernial C. McLish 4% 74% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Cerv to 3B
Dick Tomanek replaces Cal McLish pitching and batting 9th
b3 2-1 1 1-3 R KCA I. Noren D. Tomanek 5% 79% Passed Ball; Cerv Scores/unER; Zernial to 2B
b3 3-1 1 -2- O KCA I. Noren D. Tomanek -2% 76% Popfly: 3B
b3 3-1 2 -2- O KCA L. Skizas D. Tomanek -2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 3-4-5
t4 1-3 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz N. Garver 3% 77% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 1-3 1 --- CLE R. Colavito N. Garver -3% 74% Single to LF
t4 1-3 1 1-- OO CLE R. Maris N. Garver 6% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B-SS-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Dick Tomanek facing 6-7-8
b4 3-1 0 --- O KCA H. Smith D. Tomanek -1% 78% Strikeout
b4 3-1 1 --- KCA J. DeMaestri D. Tomanek 2% 80% Single to LF
b4 3-1 1 1-- KCA N. Garver D. Tomanek 2% 82% Walk; DeMaestri to 2B
b4 3-1 1 12- O KCA B. Hunter D. Tomanek -3% 79% Strikeout
b4 3-1 2 12- O KCA V. Power D. Tomanek -3% 76% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 6-7-8
t5 1-3 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel N. Garver 3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-3 1 --- O CLE H. Naragon N. Garver 2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-3 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland N. Garver 1% 82% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Dick Tomanek facing 2-3-4
b5 3-1 0 --- O KCA B. Cerv D. Tomanek -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-1 1 --- O KCA G. Zernial D. Tomanek -1% 80% Strikeout
b5 3-1 2 --- O KCA I. Noren D. Tomanek -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 9-1-2
t6 1-3 0 --- O CLE D. Tomanek N. Garver 3% 82% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-3 1 --- O CLE L. Raines N. Garver 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-3 2 --- O CLE J. Busby N. Garver 1% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Dick Tomanek facing 5-6-7
b6 3-1 0 --- O KCA L. Skizas D. Tomanek -1% 84% Popfly: SS
b6 3-1 1 --- KCA H. Smith D. Tomanek 1% 86% Single to RF
b6 3-1 1 1-- OO KCA J. DeMaestri D. Tomanek -3% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 3-4-5
Vic Power moves from RF to 1B
Johnny Groth replaces Irv Noren (1B) playing RF batting 4th
t7 1-3 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz N. Garver 3% 86% Flyball: LF
t7 1-3 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito N. Garver 2% 88% Flyball: RF
t7 1-3 2 --- O CLE R. Maris N. Garver 1% 89% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Dick Tomanek facing 8-9-1
b7 3-1 0 --- KCA N. Garver D. Tomanek 1% 91% Walk
b7 3-1 0 1-- OO KCA B. Hunter D. Tomanek -3% 88% Line Drive Double Play: P-1B
b7 3-1 2 --- KCA V. Power D. Tomanek 1% 88% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b7 3-1 2 1-- KCA B. Cerv D. Tomanek 1% 89% Single to LF; Power to 2B
b7 3-1 2 12- O KCA G. Zernial D. Tomanek -2% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 6-7-8
t8 1-3 0 --- CLE C. Carrasquel N. Garver -7% 81% Single to RF
t8 1-3 0 1-- CLE H. Naragon N. Garver -11% 70% Single to RF; Carrasquel to 2B
Gene Woodling pinch hits for George Strickland (2B) batting 8th
Kenny Kuhn pinch runs for Hal Naragon (C) batting 7th
t8 1-3 0 12- O CLE G. Woodling N. Garver 10% 80% Flyball: LF
Eddie Robinson pinch hits for Dick Tomanek (P) batting 9th
t8 1-3 1 12- OO CLE E. Robinson N. Garver 15% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Don Mossi facing 4-5-6
Don Mossi replaces Gene Woodling (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Jim Hegan replaces Eddie Robinson (PH) playing C batting 9th
Bobby Avila replaces Kenny Kuhn (PR) playing 2B batting 7th
b8 3-1 0 --- O KCA J. Groth D. Mossi -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 3-1 1 --- O KCA L. Skizas D. Mossi -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-1 2 --- O KCA H. Smith D. Mossi -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
t9 1-3 0 --- O CLE L. Raines N. Garver 4% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
Al Smith pinch hits for Jim Busby (CF) batting 2nd
t9 1-3 1 --- O CLE A. Smith N. Garver 2% 99% Popfly: 1B
t9 1-3 2 --- O CLE V. Wertz N. Garver 1% 100% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.

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