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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BOS
6
5
 
(10)
CHW
@BOS
1
4
DET
@KCA
5
3
WSA
@LAA
6
2
WSA
@LAA
7
2
CLE
@MIN
9
0
CLE
@MIN
2
0
BAL
@NYY
2
4
BAL
@NYY
3
2
STL
@CHC
6
3
STL
@CHC
3
0
MLN
@CIN
6
7
MLN
@CIN
3
2
PIT
@PHI
13
11
LAD
@SFG
3
2
Sunday, May 21, 1961,
, Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 30,999, Time of Game: 2:26
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Indians
2
20-14
 Won 5 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Twins
0
18-16
 Lost 2 
3rd, 5½ GB
W: Mudcat Grant (3-0)
L: Don Lee (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2 10  0
Twins           0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .360 .431 .419 .850 -0.021 0.80 0.050 -0.071 -0.4 1 2
Jim Piersall CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .315 .361 .431 .792 -0.094 0.81 0.004 -0.098 -1.1 5 0
Tito Francona LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .313 .377 .443 .819 0.018 0.61 0.055 -0.037 0.1 1 0
Vic Power 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .301 .324 .426 .751 -0.127 0.97 0.000 -0.127 -1.6 8 0 GDP
Willie Kirkland RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .233 .307 .330 .637 0.013 0.67 0.062 -0.048 0.0 0 0 2B
John Romano C 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .316 .400 .504 .904 0.036 0.73 0.073 -0.037 0.3 8 0
Woodie Held SS 3 0 3 1 1 0 4 .277 .358 .369 .727 0.106 0.79 0.106 0.000 1.4 0 2
Bubba Phillips 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .248 .299 .387 .686 -0.076 1.13 0.067 -0.143 -1.0 3 1 2B,GDP
Mudcat Grant P 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .350 .294 .644 -0.006 0.85 0.083 -0.089 -0.4 1 2
Team Totals 35 2 10 2 4 4 39 .286 .359 .343 .702 -0.151 0.81 0.500 -0.650 -2.8 27 7
2B: W Kirkland (5, off D Lee); B Phillips (8, off P Ramos).
TB: W Held 3; B Phillips 2; W Kirkland 2; J Temple 2; T Francona; M Grant; J Romano.
GIDP: B Phillips (4); V Power (2).
RBI: M Grant (1); W Held (15).
2-out RBI: M Grant.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 10.

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Zoilo Versalles SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .290 .324 .389 .713 -0.105 1.48 0.030 -0.135 -0.7 2 3
Lenny Green CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .315 .430 .476 .905 -0.055 1.19 0.041 -0.096 -0.5 1 0
Dan Dobbek LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .200 .294 .400 .694 -0.114 1.10 0.000 -0.114 -0.8 2 0
Harmon Killebrew 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .353 .448 .718 1.165 0.024 1.00 0.071 -0.047 0.2 3 4
Bob Allison RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .248 .331 .488 .819 -0.176 1.73 0.000 -0.176 -1.3 1 0
Don Mincher 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .211 .355 .474 .829 -0.046 1.15 0.040 -0.086 -0.1 10 0
Hal Naragon C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .263 .300 .579 .879 -0.036 1.50 0.047 -0.082 -0.5 5 0
   Paul Giel PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Earl Battey C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .375 .389 .764 -0.016 0.60 0.000 -0.016 -0.1 0 0
Billy Gardner 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .244 .302 .319 .622 -0.121 1.59 0.000 -0.121 -0.9 3 2
Don Lee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pedro Ramos P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .360 .583 .943 -0.042 0.80 0.000 -0.042 -0.4 0 0
   Elmer Valo PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .286 .278 .563 0.036 1.38 0.036 0.000 0.2 HBP
   Billy Consolo PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Ray Moore 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 30 0 3 0 3 7 34 .100 .206 .100 .306 -0.651 1.28 0.265 -0.915 -4.8 27 9
HBP: E Valo (1, by M Grant).
TB: L Green; D Mincher; H Killebrew.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Killebrew-B Gardner-D Mincher; Z Versalles-B Gardner-D Mincher.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mudcat Grant, W (3-0) 9 3 0 0 3 7 0 2.45 34 85 0.650 1.28 4.8
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 3 7 0 0.00 34 85 0.650 1.28 4.8

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Lee, L (0-1) 1.2 7 2 2 0 0 0 9.00 10 33 -0.138 1.27 -1.4
Pedro Ramos 5.1 3 0 0 1 4 0 4.43 20 2 0 0.237 0.76 3.1
Ray Moore 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 2.37 9 0 0 0.051 0.42 1.1
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 4 4 0 2.00 39 33 2 0 0.150 0.81 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Grant (2; E Valo).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Bob Stewart, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Joe Linsalata.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 30,999.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Minnesota Twins
1 Johnny Temple 2B 1 Zoilo Versalles SS
2 Jim Piersall CF 2 Lenny Green CF
3 Tito Francona LF 3 Dan Dobbek LF
4 Vic Power 1B 4 Harmon Killebrew 3B
5 Willie Kirkland RF 5 Bob Allison RF
6 John Romano C 6 Don Mincher 1B
7 Woodie Held SS 7 Hal Naragon C
8 Bubba Phillips 3B 8 Billy Gardner 2B
9 Mudcat Grant P 9 Don Lee 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- OO CLE B. Phillips D. Lee -9% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Romano to 3B
t1 0-0 1 12- OO CLE V. Power D. Lee -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --3 R CLE M. Grant D. Lee 8% 67% Single to CF; Romano Scores
b7 0-2 2 12- O MIN Z. Versalles M. Grant 8% 86% Lineout: CF
b6 0-2 2 12- O MIN B. Allison M. Grant 7% 81% Groundout: P-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, Twins' Don Lee facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Temple D. Lee 3% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE J. Piersall D. Lee -3% 50% Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- CLE T. Francona D. Lee 3% 54% Single to LF; Piersall to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- OO CLE V. Power D. Lee -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MIN Z. Versalles M. Grant 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O MIN L. Green M. Grant 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O MIN D. Dobbek M. Grant 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Twins' Don Lee facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE W. Kirkland D. Lee 6% 56% Double to CF
t2 0-0 0 -2- CLE J. Romano D. Lee 7% 63% Single to LF; Kirkland to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 R CLE W. Held D. Lee 6% 68% Single to RF; Kirkland Scores; Romano to 2B
t2 1-0 0 12- OO CLE B. Phillips D. Lee -9% 59% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Romano to 3B
t2 1-0 2 --3 R CLE M. Grant D. Lee 8% 67% Single to CF; Romano Scores
t2 2-0 2 1-- CLE J. Temple D. Lee 2% 69% Single to CF; Grant to 2B
Pedro Ramos replaces Don Lee pitching and batting 9th
t2 2-0 2 12- O CLE J. Piersall P. Ramos -3% 65% Strikeout
2 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- MIN H. Killebrew M. Grant -4% 61% Single to CF
b2 0-2 0 1-- O MIN B. Allison M. Grant 4% 65% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 1-- MIN D. Mincher M. Grant -4% 61% Single to CF; Killebrew to 2B
b2 0-2 1 12- O MIN H. Naragon M. Grant 5% 66% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 0-2 2 12- O MIN B. Gardner M. Grant 5% 71% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Pedro Ramos facing 3-4-5
t3 2-0 0 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Ramos -2% 69% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 2-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power P. Ramos -1% 68% Popfly: 2B
t3 2-0 2 --- O CLE W. Kirkland P. Ramos -1% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- O MIN P. Ramos M. Grant 3% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- MIN Z. Versalles M. Grant -3% 66% Walk
b3 0-2 1 1-- O MIN L. Green M. Grant 3% 70% Foul Flyball: C
b3 0-2 2 1-- O MIN D. Dobbek M. Grant 3% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Pedro Ramos facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O CLE J. Romano P. Ramos -2% 71% Foul Flyball: C
t4 2-0 1 --- CLE W. Held P. Ramos 2% 73% Single to RF
t4 2-0 1 1-- CLE B. Phillips P. Ramos 7% 79% Double to LF; Held to 3B
t4 2-0 1 -23 O CLE M. Grant P. Ramos -6% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-0 2 -23 O CLE J. Temple P. Ramos -5% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 4-5-6
b4 0-2 0 --- O MIN H. Killebrew M. Grant 3% 71% Strikeout
b4 0-2 1 --- O MIN B. Allison M. Grant 2% 73% Lineout: P
b4 0-2 2 --- O MIN D. Mincher M. Grant 1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Pedro Ramos facing 2-3-4
t5 2-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall P. Ramos -2% 73% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 1 --- CLE T. Francona P. Ramos 2% 75% Walk
t5 2-0 1 1-- O CLE V. Power P. Ramos -1% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Francona to 2B
t5 2-0 2 -2- O CLE W. Kirkland P. Ramos -3% 70% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- O MIN H. Naragon M. Grant 3% 74% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- O MIN B. Gardner M. Grant 2% 76% Flyball: CF
b5 0-2 2 --- O MIN P. Ramos M. Grant 1% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Pedro Ramos facing 6-7-8
t6 2-0 0 --- O CLE J. Romano P. Ramos -2% 76% Strikeout
t6 2-0 1 --- CLE W. Held P. Ramos 2% 77% Single to RF
t6 2-0 1 1-- O CLE B. Phillips P. Ramos -2% 75% Popfly: SS
t6 2-0 2 1-- O CLE M. Grant P. Ramos -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
b6 0-2 0 --- O MIN Z. Versalles M. Grant 4% 77% Flyball: CF
b6 0-2 1 --- MIN L. Green M. Grant -4% 73% Single to CF
b6 0-2 1 1-- O MIN D. Dobbek M. Grant 5% 77% Popfly: 3B
b6 0-2 2 1-- MIN H. Killebrew M. Grant -3% 74% Walk; Green to 2B
b6 0-2 2 12- O MIN B. Allison M. Grant 7% 81% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Pedro Ramos facing 1-2-3
t7 2-0 0 --- O CLE J. Temple P. Ramos -2% 79% Strikeout
t7 2-0 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall P. Ramos -1% 78% Flyball: RF
t7 2-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Ramos -1% 77% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
b7 0-2 0 --- O MIN D. Mincher M. Grant 4% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-2 1 --- MIN H. Naragon M. Grant -5% 77% Walk
Paul Giel pinch runs for Hal Naragon (C) batting 7th
b7 0-2 1 1-- O MIN B. Gardner M. Grant 5% 82% Strikeout
Elmer Valo pinch hits for Pedro Ramos (P) batting 9th
b7 0-2 2 1-- MIN E. Valo M. Grant -4% 78% Hit By Pitch; Giel to 2B
Billy Consolo pinch runs for Elmer Valo (PH) batting 9th
b7 0-2 2 12- O MIN Z. Versalles M. Grant 8% 86% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Ray Moore facing 4-5-6
Ray Moore replaces Billy Consolo (PR) pitching and batting 9th
Earl Battey replaces Paul Giel (PR) playing C batting 7th
t8 2-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power R. Moore -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-0 1 --- O CLE W. Kirkland R. Moore -1% 83% Flyball: LF
t8 2-0 2 --- CLE J. Romano R. Moore 1% 84% Walk
t8 2-0 2 1-- CLE W. Held R. Moore 1% 85% Walk; Romano to 2B
t8 2-0 2 12- O CLE B. Phillips R. Moore -3% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 2-3-4
b8 0-2 0 --- O MIN L. Green M. Grant 5% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 0-2 1 --- O MIN D. Dobbek M. Grant 3% 90% Flyball: CF
b8 0-2 2 --- O MIN H. Killebrew M. Grant 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Twins' Ray Moore facing 9-1-2
t9 2-0 0 --- O CLE M. Grant R. Moore -1% 91% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-0 1 --- O CLE J. Temple R. Moore -1% 91% Flyball: LF
t9 2-0 2 --- CLE J. Piersall R. Moore 0% 91% Walk
t9 2-0 2 1-- O CLE T. Francona R. Moore -1% 90% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Twins Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 5-6-7
b9 0-2 0 --- O MIN B. Allison M. Grant 5% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-2 1 --- O MIN D. Mincher M. Grant 3% 98% Lineout: 2B
b9 0-2 2 --- O MIN E. Battey M. Grant 2% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Twins 0.

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