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Standings
PHA
@CLE
4
7
WSH
@DET
1
5
NYY
@SLB
7
1
CIN
@BRO
5
10
CHC
@BSN
2
6
PIT
@NYG
5
0
STL
@PHI
4
3
Wednesday, May 10, 1939,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 6,030, Time of Game: 1:54
Pirates
5
8-9
 Won 3 
5th, 2 GB
at Giants
0
8-11
 Lost 3 
7th, 3 GB
W: Rip Sewell (3-1)
L: Harry Gumbert (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  1    5  8  1
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Waner CF 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .250 .292 .309 .600 0.134 0.46 0.148 -0.014 0.8 2 0 3B
Paul Waner RF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .288 .351 .308 .659 -0.119 0.61 0.005 -0.125 -1.0 3 0 GDP
Johnny Rizzo LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .250 .377 .422 .798 -0.026 0.37 0.012 -0.038 -1.4 3 0 SH
Arky Vaughan SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .329 .382 .711 0.037 0.43 0.050 -0.013 0.4 0 2 2B
Gus Suhr 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .292 .370 .385 .754 0.030 0.77 0.104 -0.074 -0.6 9 0
Bill Brubaker 2B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .273 .342 .394 .736 0.069 0.59 0.087 -0.018 1.1 3 3
Lee Handley 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .375 .444 .458 .903 -0.042 0.43 0.008 -0.050 0.7 0 3 SB
Ray Berres C 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .289 .372 .316 .688 0.005 0.42 0.029 -0.024 0.6 7 1 SB
Rip Sewell P 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .200 .200 .400 .600 0.014 0.50 0.054 -0.039 -0.1 0 0 HR
Team Totals 34 5 8 5 4 5 39 .235 .316 .412 .728 0.102 0.51 0.497 -0.395 0.5 27 9
2B: A Vaughan (5, off H Gumbert).
3B: L Waner (1, off H Gumbert).
HR: R Sewell (1, off H Gumbert, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: J Rizzo (1, off H Gumbert).
TB: R Sewell 4; L Waner 3; A Vaughan 2; B Brubaker 2; R Berres; G Suhr; P Waner.
GIDP: P Waner (3).
RBI: B Brubaker (8); R Berres (4); G Suhr (12); L Waner (3); R Sewell (1).
2-out RBI: B Brubaker; G Suhr; R Sewell.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
E: L Handley (3).
Baserunning
SB: R Berres (1, 2nd base off H Vandenberg/H Danning); L Handley (2, 3rd base off H Vandenberg/H Danning).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jo-Jo Moore LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .177 .244 .190 .434 0.003 0.69 0.047 -0.044 -0.1 0 0
Billy Jurges SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .296 .351 .423 .773 0.040 0.95 0.085 -0.045 0.3 4 3
Harry Danning C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .309 .325 .494 .819 -0.088 1.08 0.014 -0.102 -0.6 7 1
Mel Ott 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .317 .463 .556 1.018 0.004 1.24 0.074 -0.071 0.1 1 1
Zeke Bonura 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .338 .430 .485 .916 -0.172 1.70 0.000 -0.172 -1.8 8 0
Jimmy Ripple CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .429 .417 .845 -0.024 0.71 0.029 -0.054 -0.5 4 0
Frank Demaree RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .308 .392 .385 .777 0.060 0.68 0.097 -0.037 0.3 1 0 2B
Burgess Whitehead 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .190 .292 .222 .514 -0.120 0.83 0.000 -0.120 -1.3 2 5
Harry Gumbert P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .063 .063 .063 .125 -0.085 1.48 0.000 -0.085 -0.8 0 1
   Ken O'Dea PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .444 .286 .730 -0.015 0.61 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   Hy Vandenberg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 0 6 0 1 6 35 .176 .200 .206 .406 -0.397 1.00 0.346 -0.745 -4.5 27 11
2B: F Demaree (5, off R Sewell).
TB: B Jurges 2; F Demaree 2; J Moore; M Ott; J Ripple.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Whitehead-B Jurges; H Gumbert-B Jurges-Z Bonura.
E: Z Bonura (1); M Ott (8).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rip Sewell, W (3-1) 9 6 0 0 1 6 0 1.73 35 80 0.399 1.00 4.5
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 1 6 0 0.00 35 80 0.399 1.00 4.5

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Harry Gumbert, L (3-1) 8 6 4 2 3 4 1 3.02 32 59 -0.094 0.61 0.0
Hy Vandenberg 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0.00 7 0 0 -0.007 0.07 -0.5
Team Totals 9 8 5 2 4 5 1 2.00 39 59 0 0 -0.101 0.51 -0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Magerkurth, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 1:54.
Attendance: 6,030.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Lloyd Waner CF 1 Jo-Jo Moore LF
2 Paul Waner RF 2 Billy Jurges SS
3 Johnny Rizzo LF 3 Harry Danning C
4 Arky Vaughan SS 4 Mel Ott 3B
5 Gus Suhr 1B 5 Zeke Bonura 1B
6 Bill Brubaker 2B 6 Jimmy Ripple CF
7 Lee Handley 3B 7 Frank Demaree RF
8 Ray Berres C 8 Burgess Whitehead 2B
9 Rip Sewell P 9 Harry Gumbert P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 2-0 1 1-- R PIT L. Waner H. Gumbert 11% 87% Triple to RF; Berres Scores
t1 0-0 2 12- R PIT G. Suhr H. Gumbert 10% 60% Single to RF; Rizzo Scores/unER; Vaughan to 3B
b5 0-3 1 1-- NYG F. Demaree R. Sewell -10% 71% Double to RF; Ripple to 3B
b5 0-3 1 -23 O NYG B. Whitehead R. Sewell 9% 80% Popfly: 2B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 R PIT B. Brubaker H. Gumbert 9% 68% Single to RF; Vaughan Scores/unER; Suhr to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT L. Waner H. Gumbert 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO PIT P. Waner H. Gumbert -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- PIT J. Rizzo H. Gumbert 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- PIT A. Vaughan H. Gumbert 2% 49% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Rizzo to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- R PIT G. Suhr H. Gumbert 10% 60% Single to RF; Rizzo Scores/unER; Vaughan to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 R PIT B. Brubaker H. Gumbert 9% 68% Single to RF; Vaughan Scores/unER; Suhr to 2B
t1 2-0 2 12- O PIT L. Handley H. Gumbert -3% 65% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O NYG J. Moore R. Sewell 2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- O NYG B. Jurges R. Sewell 2% 69% Strikeout
b1 0-2 2 --- O NYG H. Danning R. Sewell 1% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 8-9-1
t2 2-0 0 --- O PIT R. Berres H. Gumbert -2% 68% Flyball: CF
t2 2-0 1 --- O PIT R. Sewell H. Gumbert -1% 67% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 --- O PIT L. Waner H. Gumbert -1% 66% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- NYG M. Ott R. Sewell -4% 62% Single to RF
b2 0-2 0 1-- O NYG Z. Bonura R. Sewell 4% 66% Flyball: LF
b2 0-2 1 1-- O NYG J. Ripple R. Sewell 3% 69% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 2 1-- O NYG F. Demaree R. Sewell 2% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- O PIT P. Waner H. Gumbert -2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- O PIT J. Rizzo H. Gumbert -1% 68% Foul Flyball: C
t3 2-0 2 --- O PIT A. Vaughan H. Gumbert -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- O NYG B. Whitehead R. Sewell 3% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O NYG H. Gumbert R. Sewell 2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O NYG J. Moore R. Sewell 1% 73% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- O PIT G. Suhr H. Gumbert -2% 71% Flyball: CF
t4 2-0 1 --- O PIT B. Brubaker H. Gumbert -1% 70% Strikeout
t4 2-0 2 --- O PIT L. Handley H. Gumbert -1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O NYG B. Jurges R. Sewell 3% 72% Flyball: RF
b4 0-2 1 --- O NYG H. Danning R. Sewell 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- O NYG M. Ott R. Sewell 1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 8-9-1
t5 2-0 0 --- PIT R. Berres H. Gumbert 3% 78% Walk
t5 2-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Sewell H. Gumbert -3% 76% Strikeout
t5 2-0 1 1-- R PIT L. Waner H. Gumbert 11% 87% Triple to RF; Berres Scores
t5 3-0 1 --3 O PIT P. Waner H. Gumbert -3% 83% Lineout: SS
t5 3-0 2 --3 O PIT J. Rizzo H. Gumbert -2% 81% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 5-6-7
b5 0-3 0 --- O NYG Z. Bonura R. Sewell 3% 84% Flyball: RF
b5 0-3 1 --- NYG J. Ripple R. Sewell -3% 81% Single to LF
b5 0-3 1 1-- NYG F. Demaree R. Sewell -10% 71% Double to RF; Ripple to 3B
b5 0-3 1 -23 O NYG B. Whitehead R. Sewell 9% 80% Popfly: 2B
b5 0-3 2 -23 O NYG H. Gumbert R. Sewell 7% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 4-5-6
t6 3-0 0 --- PIT A. Vaughan H. Gumbert 3% 90% Double to LF
t6 3-0 0 -2- OO PIT G. Suhr H. Gumbert -5% 85% Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Vaughan out at 2B/2B-SS
t6 3-0 2 --- O PIT B. Brubaker H. Gumbert -1% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 1-2-3
b6 0-3 0 --- NYG J. Moore R. Sewell -5% 79% Single to LF
b6 0-3 0 1-- NYG B. Jurges R. Sewell -8% 72% Single to CF; Moore to 2B
b6 0-3 0 12- O NYG H. Danning R. Sewell 7% 79% Flyball: LF
b6 0-3 1 12- O NYG M. Ott R. Sewell 6% 85% Foul Flyball: C
b6 0-3 2 12- O NYG Z. Bonura R. Sewell 5% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Giants 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 7-8-9
t7 3-0 0 --- O PIT L. Handley H. Gumbert -1% 89% Flyball: RF
t7 3-0 1 --- O PIT R. Berres H. Gumbert -1% 88% Strikeout
t7 3-0 2 --- R PIT R. Sewell H. Gumbert 5% 93% Home Run
t7 4-0 2 --- O PIT L. Waner H. Gumbert -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 6-7-8
b7 0-4 0 --- O NYG J. Ripple R. Sewell 2% 95% Strikeout (C-1B)
b7 0-4 1 --- O NYG F. Demaree R. Sewell 1% 96% Flyball: RF
b7 0-4 2 --- O NYG B. Whitehead R. Sewell 1% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Giants' Harry Gumbert facing 2-3-4
t8 4-0 0 --- PIT P. Waner H. Gumbert 1% 97% Single to RF
t8 4-0 0 1-- O PIT J. Rizzo H. Gumbert -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Waner to 2B
t8 4-0 1 -2- O PIT A. Vaughan H. Gumbert -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B; Waner to 3B
t8 4-0 2 --3 O PIT G. Suhr H. Gumbert -1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 9-1-2
Ken O'Dea pinch hits for Harry Gumbert (P) batting 9th
b8 0-4 0 --- O NYG K. O'Dea R. Sewell 2% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 0-4 1 --- O NYG J. Moore R. Sewell 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 0-4 2 --- NYG B. Jurges R. Sewell -1% 97% Single to RF
b8 0-4 2 1-- NYG H. Danning R. Sewell -1% 96% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Jurges to 2B
b8 0-4 2 12- NYG M. Ott R. Sewell -3% 93% Walk; Jurges to 3B; Danning to 2B
b8 0-4 2 123 O NYG Z. Bonura R. Sewell 6% 99% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Giants' Hy Vandenberg facing 6-7-8
Hy Vandenberg replaces Ken O'Dea (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-0 0 --- PIT B. Brubaker H. Vandenberg 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 4-0 0 1-- PIT L. Handley H. Vandenberg 1% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Brubaker to 3B
t9 4-0 0 1-3 R PIT R. Berres H. Vandenberg 0% 100% Single to LF; Brubaker Scores/unER; Handley to 2B
t9 5-0 0 12- O PIT R. Sewell H. Vandenberg -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 5-0 1 12- PIT L. Waner H. Vandenberg 0% 100% Handley Steals 3B; Berres Steals 2B
t9 5-0 1 -23 O PIT L. Waner H. Vandenberg -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 5-0 2 -23 PIT P. Waner H. Vandenberg 0% 99% Walk
t9 5-0 2 123 O PIT J. Rizzo H. Vandenberg -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Pirates 5, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Rip Sewell facing 6-7-8
b9 0-5 0 --- O NYG J. Ripple R. Sewell 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-5 1 --- O NYG F. Demaree R. Sewell 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b9 0-5 2 --- O NYG B. Whitehead R. Sewell 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Giants 0.

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