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Standings
PIT
@BRO
1
3
STL
@BSN
4
5
 
(14)
STL
@BSN
1
4
CHC
@NYG
0
6
CIN
@PHI
2
6
Wednesday, May 16, 1945,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 30,763, Time of Game: 0:00
Cubs
0
10-11
 Lost 4 
3rd, 7½ GB
at Giants
6
19-5
 Won 3 
1st
W: Bill Voiselle (7-0)
L: Hank Wyse (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  3
Giants          1  0  1   0  0  3   1  0  X    6 14  2

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .402 .375 .777 -0.095 0.89 0.000 -0.095 -0.9 3 6
Roy Hughes SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .244 .287 .280 .568 -0.025 0.71 0.031 -0.056 0.2 4 3
Bill Nicholson RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .253 .359 .380 .738 0.020 0.78 0.053 -0.033 -0.2 2 0
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .398 .440 .838 -0.044 1.16 0.044 -0.088 -0.6 9 0
Peanuts Lowrey LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .288 .429 .717 -0.091 1.12 0.000 -0.091 -1.0 1 1
Andy Pafko CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .211 .302 .237 .539 0.018 0.81 0.059 -0.040 0.5 0 0
Don Johnson 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .268 .300 .568 -0.128 1.23 0.000 -0.128 -1.4 2 2
Dewey Williams C 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .444 .583 .667 1.250 0.061 0.78 0.070 -0.009 0.4 3 0
   Heinz Becker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Hank Wyse P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .214 .214 .214 .429 -0.073 1.86 0.000 -0.073 -0.6 0 1 SH
   Jorge Comellas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Frank Secory PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .227 .227 .455 -0.005 0.21 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
   Mack Stewart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul Gillespie PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .188 .188 .375 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.3
Team Totals 33 0 6 0 2 4 36 .182 .229 .182 .410 -0.364 0.92 0.257 -0.620 -4.5 24 14
SH: H Wyse (2, off B Voiselle).
TB: A Pafko 2; R Hughes 2; P Cavarretta; B Nicholson.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. S Hack-D Johnson-P Cavarretta; H Wyse-R Hughes-P Cavarretta; S Hack-R Hughes.
E: B Nicholson (2); D Williams (2); P Lowrey (2).
Outfield Assists: P Lowrey (P Weintraub at 3rd base).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Rucker CF 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .322 .345 .435 .779 0.076 0.57 0.091 -0.015 0.4 2 0 2B
George Hausmann 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .298 .371 .362 .733 0.138 0.71 0.145 -0.007 2.0 3 4 SH
Mel Ott RF 3 1 2 3 0 0 4 .395 .555 .741 1.295 0.047 0.85 0.069 -0.022 1.1 1 0 HR,HBP
Joe Medwick LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .071 .071 .071 .143 -0.056 0.61 0.000 -0.056 -2.1 2 0 GDP
Phil Weintraub 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .341 .472 .647 1.119 -0.009 0.53 0.044 -0.053 0.6 9 1 HR
Ernie Lombardi C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .333 .423 .548 .970 -0.005 0.42 0.031 -0.035 1.1 6 0 HR
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .187 .245 .264 .509 0.043 0.28 0.043 0.000 0.7 3 5
Nap Reyes 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .367 .418 .589 1.007 0.023 0.47 0.058 -0.035 0.2 0 1 GDP
Bill Voiselle P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .192 .276 .192 .468 -0.122 0.59 0.000 -0.122 -2.0 1 2 GDP
Team Totals 33 6 14 6 1 3 36 .424 .457 .727 1.184 0.135 0.56 0.481 -0.345 2.0 27 13
2B: J Rucker (7, off H Wyse).
HR: M Ott (7, off H Wyse, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); P Weintraub (7, off H Wyse, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); E Lombardi (6, off H Wyse, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: G Hausmann (8, off H Wyse).
HBP: M Ott (3, by M Stewart).
TB: E Lombardi 5; M Ott 5; P Weintraub 4; B Kerr 3; J Rucker 3; N Reyes 2; G Hausmann 2.
GIDP: J Medwick (1); N Reyes (3); B Voiselle (1).
RBI: M Ott 3 (21); E Lombardi 2 (23); P Weintraub (21).
2-out RBI: E Lombardi.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
E: G Hausmann (4); J Rucker (1).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hank Wyse, L (3-3) 5.1 11 5 5 0 2 3 3.38 25 28 -0.137 0.76 -2.7
Jorge Comellas 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 3 1 0 0.008 0.13 0.7
Mack Stewart 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.09 8 0 0 -0.005 0.08 0.0
Team Totals 8 14 6 6 1 3 3 6.75 36 28 1 0 -0.134 0.56 -2.0

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Voiselle, W (7-0) 9 6 0 0 2 4 0 2.80 36 77 0.365 0.92 4.5
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 36 77 0.365 0.92 4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Stewart (1; M Ott).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Jorda, 1B - Beans Reardon, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: 30,763.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Stan Hack 3B 1 Johnny Rucker CF
2 Roy Hughes SS 2 George Hausmann 2B
3 Bill Nicholson RF 3 Mel Ott RF
4 Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 Joe Medwick LF
5 Peanuts Lowrey LF 5 Phil Weintraub 1B
6 Andy Pafko CF 6 Ernie Lombardi C
7 Don Johnson 2B 7 Buddy Kerr SS
8 Dewey Williams C 8 Nap Reyes 3B
9 Hank Wyse P 9 Bill Voiselle P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 1 1-3 OO NYG B. Voiselle H. Wyse -10% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b3 1-0 0 1-- NYG G. Hausmann H. Wyse 8% 78% Single to RF; Rucker to 3B
b6 2-0 0 --- R NYG M. Ott H. Wyse 7% 91% Home Run
b1 0-0 0 -2- NYG G. Hausmann H. Wyse 6% 67% Reached on E2/Sacrifice Bunt; Rucker to 3B; Hausmann to 1B
b1 0-0 0 --- NYG J. Rucker H. Wyse 6% 61% Double to RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC S. Hack B. Voiselle 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Hughes B. Voiselle -2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Nicholson B. Voiselle 1% 51% Flyball: CF; Hughes to 3B/Adv on E8 (throw to 1B)
t1 0-0 2 --3 O CHC P. Cavarretta B. Voiselle 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Hank Wyse facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYG J. Rucker H. Wyse 6% 61% Double to RF
b1 0-0 0 -2- NYG G. Hausmann H. Wyse 6% 67% Reached on E2/Sacrifice Bunt; Rucker to 3B; Hausmann to 1B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 RO NYG M. Ott H. Wyse -1% 66% Single to 2B; Rucker Scores; Hausmann out at 3B/2B-3B; Ott to 2B
b1 1-0 1 -2- O NYG J. Medwick H. Wyse -3% 63% Popfly: 1B
b1 1-0 2 -2- O NYG P. Weintraub H. Wyse -3% 60% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHC P. Lowrey B. Voiselle 2% 63% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 1 --- CHC A. Pafko B. Voiselle -3% 60% Single to CF
t2 0-1 1 1-- O CHC D. Johnson B. Voiselle 3% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-1 2 1-- CHC D. Williams B. Voiselle -2% 61% Walk; Johnson to 2B
t2 0-1 2 12- O CHC H. Wyse B. Voiselle 5% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Wyse facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYG E. Lombardi H. Wyse -2% 64% Popfly: SS
b2 1-0 1 --- NYG B. Kerr H. Wyse 2% 66% Single to SS
b2 1-0 1 1-- NYG N. Reyes H. Wyse 6% 72% Single to RF; Kerr to 3B
b2 1-0 1 1-3 OO NYG B. Voiselle H. Wyse -10% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- O CHC S. Hack B. Voiselle 3% 64% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Hughes B. Voiselle 2% 66% Popfly: SS
t3 0-1 2 --- O CHC B. Nicholson B. Voiselle 1% 67% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Wyse facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- NYG J. Rucker H. Wyse 3% 70% Single to 2B/Bunt
b3 1-0 0 1-- NYG G. Hausmann H. Wyse 8% 78% Single to RF; Rucker to 3B
b3 1-0 0 1-3 RO NYG M. Ott H. Wyse -1% 77% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Rucker Scores
b3 2-0 1 1-- O NYG J. Medwick H. Wyse -1% 76% Flyball: LF (Deep LF); Hausmann to 2B/Adv on E7
b3 2-0 2 -2- O NYG P. Weintraub H. Wyse -2% 73% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- CHC P. Cavarretta B. Voiselle -4% 69% Single to RF
t4 0-2 0 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey B. Voiselle 2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cavarretta to 2B
t4 0-2 1 -2- O CHC A. Pafko B. Voiselle 4% 75% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-2 2 -2- O CHC D. Johnson B. Voiselle 4% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Hank Wyse facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- O NYG E. Lombardi H. Wyse -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- NYG B. Kerr H. Wyse 2% 79% Single to LF
b4 2-0 1 1-- OO NYG N. Reyes H. Wyse -4% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- CHC D. Williams B. Voiselle -5% 71% Walk
t5 0-2 0 1-- O CHC H. Wyse B. Voiselle 3% 73% Bunt Groundout: 2B unassisted/Sacrifice; Williams to 2B
t5 0-2 1 -2- O CHC S. Hack B. Voiselle 4% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 2 -2- O CHC R. Hughes B. Voiselle 4% 81% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Hank Wyse facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- O NYG B. Voiselle H. Wyse -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- O NYG J. Rucker H. Wyse -1% 79% Strikeout
b5 2-0 2 --- O NYG G. Hausmann H. Wyse -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 3-4-5
t6 0-2 0 --- CHC B. Nicholson B. Voiselle -5% 73% Single to 3B
t6 0-2 0 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta B. Voiselle 5% 78% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-2 1 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey B. Voiselle 4% 82% Popfly: 2B
t6 0-2 2 1-- CHC A. Pafko B. Voiselle -3% 79% Fielder's Choice SS; Cavarretta to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch); Pafko to 1B
t6 0-2 2 12- O CHC D. Johnson B. Voiselle 6% 85% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Hank Wyse facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- R NYG M. Ott H. Wyse 7% 91% Home Run
b6 3-0 0 --- O NYG J. Medwick H. Wyse -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 3-0 1 --- R NYG P. Weintraub H. Wyse 4% 95% Home Run
b6 4-0 1 --- R NYG E. Lombardi H. Wyse 2% 97% Home Run
b6 5-0 1 --- NYG B. Kerr H. Wyse 0% 98% Single to RF; Kerr to 2B/Adv on E9
Jorge Comellas replaces Hank Wyse pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-0 1 -2- NYG N. Reyes J. Comellas 0% 98% Single to P; Kerr stays at 2B
b6 5-0 1 12- O NYG B. Voiselle J. Comellas -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Reyes to 2B
b6 5-0 2 12- O NYG J. Rucker J. Comellas -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
3 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 8-9-1
t7 0-5 0 --- O CHC D. Williams B. Voiselle 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
Frank Secory pinch hits for Jorge Comellas (P) batting 9th
t7 0-5 1 --- O CHC F. Secory B. Voiselle 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-5 2 --- O CHC S. Hack B. Voiselle 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Mack Stewart facing 2-3-4
Mack Stewart replaces Frank Secory (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-0 0 --- NYG G. Hausmann M. Stewart 0% 99% Single to CF
b7 5-0 0 1-- NYG M. Ott M. Stewart 0% 99% Hit By Pitch; Hausmann to 2B
b7 5-0 0 12- OO NYG J. Medwick M. Stewart -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-SS; Medwick to 1B
b7 5-0 2 1-- NYG P. Weintraub M. Stewart 0% 99% Walk; Medwick to 2B
b7 5-0 2 12- RO NYG E. Lombardi M. Stewart 1% 99% Single to LF; Medwick Scores; Weintraub out at 3B/LF-3B-SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 6.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 2-3-4
t8 0-6 0 --- CHC R. Hughes B. Voiselle -1% 99% Single to LF
t8 0-6 0 1-- O CHC B. Nicholson B. Voiselle 1% 99% Strikeout
t8 0-6 1 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta B. Voiselle 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
t8 0-6 2 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey B. Voiselle 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cubs' Mack Stewart facing 7-8-9
b8 6-0 0 --- O NYG B. Kerr M. Stewart -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 6-0 1 --- O NYG N. Reyes M. Stewart -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-0 2 --- O NYG B. Voiselle M. Stewart -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 6.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Giants' Bill Voiselle facing 6-7-8
t9 0-6 0 --- CHC A. Pafko B. Voiselle -0% 99% Single to LF
t9 0-6 0 1-- O CHC D. Johnson B. Voiselle 0% 100% Strikeout
Heinz Becker pinch hits for Dewey Williams (C) batting 8th
t9 0-6 1 1-- O CHC H. Becker B. Voiselle 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B; Pafko to 2B
Paul Gillespie pinch hits for Mack Stewart (P) batting 9th
t9 0-6 2 -2- O CHC P. Gillespie B. Voiselle 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 6.

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