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Standings
CHW
@DET
1
5
CHW
@DET
4
1
CLE
@KCA
9
2
BAL
@NYY
0
7
BAL
@NYY
2
3
BOS
@WSH
4
6
PIT
@BRO
1
2
PIT
@BRO
8
6
CIN
@CHC
2
8
STL
@MLN
8
6
 
(10)
STL
@MLN
6
0
NYG
@PHI
5
4
NYG
@PHI
1
0
Sunday, August 18, 1957,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 13,202, Time of Game: 2:41
Indians
9
56-61
 Won 1 
6th, 21 GB
at Athletics
2
44-73
 Lost 1 
8th, 33 GB
W: Cal McLish (6-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  5  0   2  0  0   0  2  0    9 11  0
Athletics       0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  2

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B 4 2 3 1 0 0 .239 .699 -0.015 0.48 0.018 -0.033 0.4 2 3 SF
Roger Maris CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .245 .770 0.019 0.44 0.043 -0.025 0.2 5 0 SH
Gene Woodling LF 4 1 2 3 0 1 .319 .899 0.012 0.33 0.034 -0.023 1.5 1 0 SF
Rocky Colavito RF 2 1 1 1 3 0 .252 .827 0.041 0.35 0.052 -0.011 1.2 0 0 2B,GDP
Bobby Avila 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .274 .691 0.037 0.51 0.061 -0.023 -0.4 1 1
Joe Altobelli 1B 5 1 1 1 0 0 .200 .488 0.084 0.51 0.096 -0.012 -0.1 10 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 5 1 1 1 0 2 .263 .729 0.100 0.43 0.111 -0.011 0.7 2 4
Russ Nixon C 5 1 0 0 0 1 .265 .632 0.030 0.28 0.038 -0.007 0.2 6 0
Cal McLish P 3 1 1 0 1 0 .154 .560 0.049 0.34 0.050 -0.002 1.1 0 2
Team Totals 36 9 11 8 5 5 .306 .705 0.357 0.41 0.503 -0.147 4.8 27 10
2B: R Colavito (21, off J Urban).
SF: G Woodling (3, off M McDermott); A Smith (6, off R Coleman).
SH: R Maris (1, off M McDermott).
TB: A Smith 3; G Woodling 2; R Colavito 2; B Avila; C McLish; J Altobelli; R Maris; C Carrasquel.
GIDP: R Colavito (12).
RBI: G Woodling 3 (57); C Carrasquel (46); R Colavito (71); J Altobelli (4); R Maris (42); A Smith (39).
2-out RBI: R Colavito; G Woodling.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. C McLish-C Carrasquel-J Altobelli.

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .263 .688 -0.018 0.40 0.014 -0.032 -0.3 10 0
Billy Hunter SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .200 .629 0.009 0.37 0.041 -0.032 -0.3 2 3 2B,GDP
Gus Zernial LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .237 .775 -0.051 0.48 0.000 -0.051 -0.9 4 0
Bob Cerv RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .281 .751 -0.030 0.40 0.009 -0.040 -0.3 3 0 2B
Billy Martin 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .257 .679 -0.018 0.27 0.005 -0.023 -0.6 3 3
Woodie Held CF 2 1 1 0 2 1 .249 .846 0.011 0.22 0.020 -0.009 0.3 0 0
Hal Smith C 4 0 2 2 0 0 .291 .801 0.016 0.38 0.043 -0.027 1.6 5 2 2B
Hector Lopez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .285 .790 -0.034 0.30 0.000 -0.034 -1.1 0 2
Arnie Portocarrero P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .411 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rip Coleman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .100 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mickey McDermott P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .931 -0.026 0.52 0.000 -0.026 -0.4 0 0
   Wally Burnette P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .435 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Irv Noren PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .600 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.1
   Jack Urban P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 3 6 .188 .538 -0.144 0.36 0.132 -0.277 -2.2 27 10
2B: B Cerv (12, off C McLish); B Hunter (9, off C McLish); H Smith (23, off C McLish).
TB: H Smith 3; B Cerv 2; B Hunter 2; W Held; V Power.
GIDP: B Hunter (3).
RBI: H Smith 2 (34).
2-out RBI: H Smith 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Hunter-B Martin-V Power.
E: B Hunter (13); H Smith (9).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cal McLish, W (6-5) 9 6 2 2 3 6 0 3.09 35 70 0.144 0.36 2.2
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 6 0 2.00 35 70 0.144 0.36 2.2

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Arnie Portocarrero, L (3-8) 1 2 5 4 2 1 0 4.54 8 30 -0.295 1.16 -3.5
Rip Coleman 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.93 3 2 2 -0.072 0.97 -1.4
Mickey McDermott 4.2 4 2 2 3 2 0 5.46 21 2 0 0.016 0.25 0.8
Wally Burnette 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.52 3 0 0 0.006 0.07 0.5
Jack Urban 2 3 2 2 0 1 0 3.04 9 0 0 -0.011 0.05 -1.1
Team Totals 9 11 9 8 5 5 0 8.00 44 30 4 2 -0.356 0.41 -4.8
A Portocarrero faced 5 batters in the 2nd inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Athletics
1 Al Smith 3B 1 Vic Power 1B
2 Roger Maris CF 2 Billy Hunter SS
3 Gene Woodling LF 3 Gus Zernial LF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Bob Cerv RF
5 Bobby Avila 2B 5 Billy Martin 2B
6 Joe Altobelli 1B 6 Woodie Held CF
7 Chico Carrasquel SS 7 Hal Smith C
8 Russ Nixon C 8 Hector Lopez 3B
9 Cal McLish P 9 Arnie Portocarrero P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 0 12- R CLE C. Carrasquel A. Portocarrero 11% 80% Single to LF; Avila Scores; Altobelli to 3B
t2 0-0 0 12- R CLE J. Altobelli A. Portocarrero 10% 69% Single to RF; Colavito Scores; Avila to 2B
t2 0-0 0 1-- CLE B. Avila A. Portocarrero 6% 60% Walk; Colavito to 2B
t2 4-0 1 12- R CLE R. Maris R. Coleman 4% 91% Single to RF; Nixon Scores; McLish to 2B
b4 0-7 2 12- RR KCA H. Smith C. McLish -4% 93% Double to LF; Cerv Scores; Held Scores

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' Arnie Portocarrero facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith A. Portocarrero -2% 48% Lineout: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Maris A. Portocarrero -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling A. Portocarrero -1% 45% Flyball: SS
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% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- KCA B. Hunter C. McLish -4% 43% Double to LF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O KCA G. Zernial C. McLish 3% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 -2- O KCA B. Cerv C. McLish 3% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Arnie Portocarrero facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE R. Colavito A. Portocarrero 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- CLE B. Avila A. Portocarrero 6% 60% Walk; Colavito to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- R CLE J. Altobelli A. Portocarrero 10% 69% Single to RF; Colavito Scores; Avila to 2B
t2 1-0 0 12- R CLE C. Carrasquel A. Portocarrero 11% 80% Single to LF; Avila Scores; Altobelli to 3B
t2 2-0 0 1-3 R CLE R. Nixon A. Portocarrero 4% 84% Fielder's Choice ; Altobelli Scores/Adv on E2/No RBI/unER; Carrasquel to 2B
Rip Coleman replaces Arnie Portocarrero pitching and batting 9th
t2 3-0 0 12- CLE C. McLish R. Coleman 4% 88% Single (Ground Ball); Carrasquel to 3B; Nixon to 2B
t2 3-0 0 123 RO CLE A. Smith R. Coleman -1% 87% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Carrasquel Scores
t2 4-0 1 12- R CLE R. Maris R. Coleman 4% 91% Single to RF; Nixon Scores; McLish to 2B
Mickey McDermott replaces Rip Coleman pitching and batting 9th
t2 5-0 1 12- O CLE G. Woodling M. McDermott -1% 90% Strikeout
t2 5-0 2 12- CLE R. Colavito M. McDermott 1% 91% Walk; McLish to 3B; Maris to 2B
t2 5-0 2 123 O CLE B. Avila M. McDermott -2% 89% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Cal McLish facing 5-6-7
b2 0-5 0 --- O KCA B. Martin C. McLish 1% 90% Flyball: CF
b2 0-5 1 --- KCA W. Held C. McLish -2% 89% Walk
b2 0-5 1 1-- O KCA H. Smith C. McLish 2% 90% Lineout: 3B
b2 0-5 2 1-- O KCA H. Lopez C. McLish 1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Mickey McDermott facing 6-7-8
t3 5-0 0 --- O CLE J. Altobelli M. McDermott -1% 91% Flyball: LF
t3 5-0 1 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel M. McDermott -0% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 5-0 2 --- O CLE R. Nixon M. McDermott -0% 90% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Cal McLish facing 9-1-2
b3 0-5 0 --- O KCA M. McDermott C. McLish 1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-5 1 --- O KCA V. Power C. McLish 1% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-5 2 --- O KCA B. Hunter C. McLish 1% 93% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Mickey McDermott facing 9-1-2
t4 5-0 0 --- CLE C. McLish M. McDermott 1% 94% Walk
t4 5-0 0 1-- CLE A. Smith M. McDermott 1% 95% Single to LF; McLish to 2B
t4 5-0 0 12- O CLE R. Maris M. McDermott 0% 95% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; McLish to 3B; Smith to 2B
t4 5-0 1 -23 RRO CLE G. Woodling M. McDermott 2% 97% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; McLish Scores; Smith Scores
t4 7-0 2 --- CLE R. Colavito M. McDermott 0% 97% Walk
t4 7-0 2 1-- CLE B. Avila M. McDermott 0% 97% Single to RF; Colavito to 2B
t4 7-0 2 12- O CLE J. Altobelli M. McDermott -0% 97% Lineout: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-7, Indians' Cal McLish facing 3-4-5
b4 0-7 0 --- O KCA G. Zernial C. McLish 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-7 1 --- KCA B. Cerv C. McLish -1% 97% Double to RF
b4 0-7 1 -2- O KCA B. Martin C. McLish 1% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF); Cerv stays at 2B
b4 0-7 2 -2- KCA W. Held C. McLish -0% 97% Walk
b4 0-7 2 12- RR KCA H. Smith C. McLish -4% 93% Double to LF; Cerv Scores; Held Scores
b4 2-7 2 -2- O KCA H. Lopez C. McLish 2% 94% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Mickey McDermott facing 7-8-9
t5 7-2 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel M. McDermott -0% 94% Flyball: LF
t5 7-2 1 --- O CLE R. Nixon M. McDermott -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 7-2 2 --- CLE C. McLish M. McDermott 0% 94% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t5 7-2 2 1-- CLE A. Smith M. McDermott 0% 94% Single to LF; McLish to 2B
t5 7-2 2 12- O CLE R. Maris M. McDermott -1% 93% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Indians' Cal McLish facing 9-1-2
b5 2-7 0 --- O KCA M. McDermott C. McLish 1% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 2-7 1 --- KCA V. Power C. McLish -1% 93% Single to LF
b5 2-7 1 1-- OO KCA B. Hunter C. McLish 3% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Mickey McDermott facing 3-4-5
t6 7-2 0 --- CLE G. Woodling M. McDermott 1% 96% Single (Ground Ball)
t6 7-2 0 1-- OO CLE R. Colavito M. McDermott -1% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t6 7-2 2 --- O CLE B. Avila M. McDermott -0% 95% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Indians' Cal McLish facing 3-4-5
b6 2-7 0 --- O KCA G. Zernial C. McLish 1% 96% Strikeout
b6 2-7 1 --- O KCA B. Cerv C. McLish 1% 97% Flyball: 3B
b6 2-7 2 --- KCA B. Martin C. McLish -1% 96% Walk
b6 2-7 2 1-- O KCA W. Held C. McLish 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Wally Burnette facing 6-7-8
Wally Burnette replaces Mickey McDermott pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-2 0 --- O CLE J. Altobelli W. Burnette -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 7-2 1 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel W. Burnette -0% 97% Strikeout
t7 7-2 2 --- O CLE R. Nixon W. Burnette -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Indians' Cal McLish facing 7-8-9
b7 2-7 0 --- O KCA H. Smith C. McLish 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-7 1 --- O KCA H. Lopez C. McLish 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
Irv Noren pinch hits for Wally Burnette (P) batting 9th
b7 2-7 2 --- O KCA I. Noren C. McLish 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-2, Athletics' Jack Urban facing 9-1-2
Jack Urban replaces Irv Noren (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 7-2 0 --- O CLE C. McLish J. Urban -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 7-2 1 --- CLE A. Smith J. Urban 0% 99% Single to LF
t8 7-2 1 1-- O CLE R. Maris J. Urban -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Smith to 2B
t8 7-2 2 -2- R CLE G. Woodling J. Urban 1% 99% Single to RF; Smith Scores
t8 8-2 2 1-- R CLE R. Colavito J. Urban 0% 100% Double to RF; Woodling Scores; Colavito to 3B/Adv on throw
t8 9-2 2 --3 O CLE B. Avila J. Urban -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-9, Indians' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
b8 2-9 0 --- O KCA V. Power C. McLish 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 2-9 1 --- O KCA B. Hunter C. McLish 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 2-9 2 --- O KCA G. Zernial C. McLish 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 9-2, Athletics' Jack Urban facing 6-7-8
t9 9-2 0 --- O CLE J. Altobelli J. Urban 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 9-2 1 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel J. Urban -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 9-2 2 --- O CLE R. Nixon J. Urban 0% 100% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-9, Indians' Cal McLish facing 4-5-6
b9 2-9 0 --- O KCA B. Cerv C. McLish 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-9 1 --- O KCA B. Martin C. McLish 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-9 2 --- KCA W. Held C. McLish -0% 100% Single (Ground Ball)
b9 2-9 2 1-- KCA H. Smith C. McLish -0% 100% Single to LF; Held to 2B
b9 2-9 2 12- O KCA H. Lopez C. McLish 0% 100% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 2.

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