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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
6
0
CHW
@DET
5
4
PHA
@WSH
3
1
PIT
@CHC
10
4
STL
@CIN
13
7
BSN
@NYG
7
2
BRO
@PHI
11
2
Friday, April 30, 1948,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 12,639, Time of Game: 2:23
Braves
7
5-7
 Won 1 
7th, 2½ GB
at Giants
2
7-4
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Johnny Sain (1-1)
L: Ray Poat (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  1  4   0  1  0   1  0  0    7  9  1
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  5  2

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Stanky 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .245 .645 0.002 0.43 0.037 -0.035 -0.1 3 5
Jim Russell CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .569 0.027 0.47 0.052 -0.025 -0.3 2 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 3 2 1 0 2 0 .295 .824 0.005 0.54 0.029 -0.024 0.3 11 1 SB
Bob Elliott 3B 3 2 3 3 2 0 .343 .995 0.199 0.56 0.199 0.000 4.1 1 0 HR,SB
Jeff Heath LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .256 .710 0.003 0.49 0.050 -0.047 -0.7 2 0 HR,SH
Tommy Holmes RF 2 1 1 1 3 0 .389 1.077 0.109 0.32 0.113 -0.004 1.3 0 0 HR
Bill Salkeld C 5 0 1 0 0 0 .400 .978 -0.039 0.36 0.016 -0.055 -1.6 6 0 CS,GDP
Al Dark SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 .296 .700 0.007 0.37 0.023 -0.016 0.2 1 5
Johnny Sain P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.017 0.21 0.000 -0.017 -0.7 1 1 SH
Team Totals 32 7 9 6 9 1 .281 1.002 0.296 0.43 0.519 -0.223 2.4 27 12
HR: J Heath (1, off R Poat; 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF); T Holmes (1, off R Poat; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF); B Elliott (2, off R Poat; 3rd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: J Heath (3, off S Jones); J Sain (1, off S Jones).
TB: B Elliott 6; T Holmes 4; J Heath 4; A Dark; E Torgeson; B Salkeld; E Stanky.
GIDP: B Salkeld (1).
RBI: B Elliott 3 (7); A Dark (6); T Holmes (1); J Heath (2).
2-out RBI: A Dark.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Dark-E Stanky-E Torgeson.
E: J Sain (1).
Baserunning
SB: E Torgeson (3, 2nd base off R Poat/W Westrum); B Elliott (2, 2nd base off K Trinkle/W Westrum).
CS: B Salkeld (1, 2nd base by H Andrews/W Westrum).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Rigney 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 -0.046 0.46 0.004 -0.050 -0.7 3 2 GDP
Whitey Lockman CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .319 1.013 0.011 0.33 0.032 -0.021 1.1 1 0 HR
Sid Gordon LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .289 .990 -0.025 0.47 0.012 -0.037 -0.8 1 0
Johnny Mize 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .300 .951 -0.020 0.42 0.016 -0.036 -0.6 12 1
Willard Marshall RF 4 1 3 1 0 0 .333 .911 0.067 0.48 0.071 -0.004 1.7 1 1 HR
Wes Westrum C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .067 .330 -0.080 0.86 0.000 -0.080 -1.3 3 1
Jack Lohrke 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .225 .879 -0.063 0.63 0.000 -0.063 -1.1 2 0
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .571 -0.037 0.34 0.000 -0.037 -0.7 4 3
Ray Poat P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sheldon Jones P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .661 -0.015 0.58 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 0 4
   Bobby Thomson PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 1.389 0.010 0.22 0.010 0.000 0.3
   Clint Hartung PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Hub Andrews P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Johnny McCarthy PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
   Ken Trinkle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 5 2 3 6 .156 .572 -0.202 0.48 0.145 -0.347 -2.6 27 14
HR: W Marshall (1, off J Sain; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); W Lockman (2, off J Sain; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: W Marshall 6; W Lockman 4; B Rigney.
GIDP: B Rigney (1).
RBI: W Lockman (10); W Marshall (9).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Kerr-J Mize.
E: W Westrum (1); W Marshall (1).
Outfield Assists: W Marshall (B Elliott at home plate).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Sain, W (1-1) 9 5 2 2 3 6 2 2.25 35 72 0.202 0.48 2.6
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 3 6 2 2.00 35 72 0.202 0.48 2.6

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Poat, L (1-1) 2.1 3 5 4 3 1 3 3.65 14 31 -0.298 0.95 -3.7
Sheldon Jones 2.2 2 1 1 4 0 0 4.19 12 0 0 0.003 0.33 0.3
Hub Andrews 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 11 0 0 -0.004 0.11 0.5
Ken Trinkle 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2.08 6 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 7 5 9 1 3 5.00 43 31 0 0 -0.298 0.43 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Ballanfant, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - (none), 3B - George Barr.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         New York Giants
1 Eddie Stanky 2B 1 Bill Rigney 2B
2 Jim Russell CF 2 Whitey Lockman CF
3 Earl Torgeson 1B 3 Sid Gordon LF
4 Bob Elliott 3B 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Jeff Heath LF 5 Willard Marshall RF
6 Tommy Holmes RF 6 Wes Westrum C
7 Bill Salkeld C 7 Jack Lohrke 3B
8 Al Dark SS 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Johnny Sain P 9 Ray Poat P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 1 1-3 RRR BSN B. Elliott R. Poat 17% 85% Home Run (Deep LF); Stanky Scores; Torgeson Scores/unER
t2 0-0 0 --- R BSN T. Holmes R. Poat 10% 60% Home Run (Deep RF)
t3 1-0 0 1-- BSN J. Russell R. Poat 5% 70% Reached on E2/Bunt; Stanky to 2B
t3 4-0 1 --- R BSN J. Heath R. Poat 5% 90% Home Run (Deep RF)
t1 0-0 2 12- O BSN J. Heath R. Poat -4% 45% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Ray Poat facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BSN E. Stanky R. Poat -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BSN J. Russell R. Poat -2% 46% Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- BSN E. Torgeson R. Poat 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- BSN B. Elliott R. Poat 1% 48% Torgeson Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- BSN B. Elliott R. Poat 1% 49% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O BSN J. Heath R. Poat -4% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG B. Rigney J. Sain 2% 47% Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman J. Sain 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- NYG S. Gordon J. Sain -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- O NYG J. Mize J. Sain 2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Ray Poat facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- R BSN T. Holmes R. Poat 10% 60% Home Run (Deep RF)
t2 1-0 0 --- O BSN B. Salkeld R. Poat -2% 58% Foul Flyball: C
t2 1-0 1 --- O BSN A. Dark R. Poat -1% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O BSN J. Sain R. Poat -1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- NYG W. Marshall J. Sain -4% 52% Single to CF
b2 0-1 0 1-- O NYG W. Westrum J. Sain 4% 56% Lineout: LF
b2 0-1 1 1-- O NYG J. Lohrke J. Sain 3% 59% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-1 2 1-- O NYG B. Kerr J. Sain 3% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Ray Poat facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- BSN E. Stanky R. Poat 3% 65% Walk
t3 1-0 0 1-- BSN J. Russell R. Poat 5% 70% Reached on E2/Bunt; Stanky to 2B
t3 1-0 0 12- O BSN E. Torgeson R. Poat -2% 68% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Stanky to 3B
t3 1-0 1 1-3 RRR BSN B. Elliott R. Poat 17% 85% Home Run (Deep LF); Stanky Scores; Torgeson Scores/unER
t3 4-0 1 --- R BSN J. Heath R. Poat 5% 90% Home Run (Deep RF)
Sheldon Jones replaces Ray Poat pitching and batting 9th
t3 5-0 1 --- BSN T. Holmes S. Jones 1% 91% Walk
t3 5-0 1 1-- OO BSN B. Salkeld S. Jones -2% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
4 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 9-1-2
b3 0-5 0 --- O NYG S. Jones J. Sain 1% 91% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-5 1 --- O NYG B. Rigney J. Sain 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-5 2 --- O NYG W. Lockman J. Sain 1% 92% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 8-9-1
t4 5-0 0 --- BSN A. Dark S. Jones 1% 93% Walk
t4 5-0 0 1-- O BSN J. Sain S. Jones -0% 93% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Dark to 2B
t4 5-0 1 -2- O BSN E. Stanky S. Jones -1% 92% Fielder's Choice P; Dark out at 3B/P-SS
t4 5-0 2 1-- O BSN J. Russell S. Jones -1% 91% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 3-4-5
b4 0-5 0 --- O NYG S. Gordon J. Sain 1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-5 1 --- NYG J. Mize J. Sain -2% 91% Walk
b4 0-5 1 1-- NYG W. Marshall J. Sain -3% 88% Single; Mize to 2B
b4 0-5 1 12- O NYG W. Westrum J. Sain 3% 91% Strikeout
b4 0-5 2 12- O NYG J. Lohrke J. Sain 3% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 5, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 3-4-5
t5 5-0 0 --- BSN E. Torgeson S. Jones 1% 95% Single to CF
t5 5-0 0 1-- BSN B. Elliott S. Jones 1% 96% Walk; Torgeson to 2B
t5 5-0 0 12- O BSN J. Heath S. Jones 0% 96% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Torgeson to 3B; Elliott to 2B
t5 5-0 1 -23 BSN T. Holmes S. Jones 0% 96% Walk
t5 5-0 1 123 O BSN B. Salkeld S. Jones -2% 94% Flyball: 2B
t5 5-0 2 123 RO BSN A. Dark S. Jones 1% 96% Single to RF; Torgeson Scores; Elliott out at Hm/RF-C; Holmes to 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 6, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 8-9-1
b5 0-6 0 --- O NYG B. Kerr J. Sain 1% 97% Flyball: LF
Bobby Thomson pinch hits for Sheldon Jones (P) batting 9th
b5 0-6 1 --- NYG B. Thomson J. Sain -1% 96% Walk
Clint Hartung pinch runs for Bobby Thomson (PH) batting 9th
b5 0-6 1 1-- OO NYG B. Rigney J. Sain 2% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-0, Giants' Hub Andrews facing 9-1-2
Hub Andrews replaces Clint Hartung (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-0 0 --- O BSN J. Sain H. Andrews -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t6 6-0 1 --- BSN E. Stanky H. Andrews 0% 97% Single to RF
t6 6-0 1 1-- O BSN J. Russell H. Andrews -0% 97% Flyball: 3B
t6 6-0 2 1-- O BSN E. Torgeson H. Andrews -0% 97% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 6, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 2-3-4
b6 0-6 0 --- R NYG W. Lockman J. Sain -2% 94% Home Run
b6 1-6 0 --- O NYG S. Gordon J. Sain 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-6 1 --- O NYG J. Mize J. Sain 1% 96% Flyball: CF
b6 1-6 2 --- O NYG W. Marshall J. Sain 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 6, Giants 1.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 6-1, Giants' Hub Andrews facing 4-5-6
t7 6-1 0 --- BSN B. Elliott H. Andrews 0% 97% Single to RF
t7 6-1 0 1-- O BSN J. Heath H. Andrews -0% 97% Flyball: LF
t7 6-1 1 1-- O BSN T. Holmes H. Andrews -0% 97% Flyball: 1B
t7 6-1 2 1-- R BSN B. Salkeld H. Andrews 2% 98% Single to RF; Elliott Scores/Adv on E9/No RBI/unER
t7 7-1 2 1-- O BSN A. Dark H. Andrews -0% 98% Salkeld Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-7, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 6-7-8
b7 1-7 0 --- O NYG W. Westrum J. Sain 1% 99% Flyball: 1B
b7 1-7 1 --- O NYG J. Lohrke J. Sain 0% 99% Strikeout
b7 1-7 2 --- O NYG B. Kerr J. Sain 0% 99% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Giants 1.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-1, Giants' Hub Andrews facing 8-9-1
t8 7-1 0 --- O BSN A. Dark H. Andrews -0% 99% Flyball: 1B
t8 7-1 1 --- O BSN J. Sain H. Andrews -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 7-1 2 --- O BSN E. Stanky H. Andrews -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-7, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 9-1-2
Johnny McCarthy pinch hits for Hub Andrews (P) batting 9th
b8 1-7 0 --- O NYG J. McCarthy J. Sain 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-7 1 --- NYG B. Rigney J. Sain -0% 99% Single to LF
b8 1-7 1 1-- NYG W. Lockman J. Sain -1% 98% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Rigney to 2B
b8 1-7 1 12- O NYG S. Gordon J. Sain 1% 99% Strikeout
b8 1-7 2 12- O NYG J. Mize J. Sain 1% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 7, Giants 1.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-1, Giants' Ken Trinkle facing 2-3-4
Ken Trinkle replaces Johnny McCarthy (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-1 0 --- O BSN J. Russell K. Trinkle -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 7-1 1 --- BSN E. Torgeson K. Trinkle 0% 100% Walk
t9 7-1 1 1-- BSN B. Elliott K. Trinkle 0% 100% Single to RF; Torgeson to 3B
t9 7-1 1 1-3 BSN J. Heath K. Trinkle 0% 100% Elliott Steals 2B
t9 7-1 1 -23 O BSN J. Heath K. Trinkle -0% 100% Flyball: 3B
t9 7-1 2 -23 BSN T. Holmes K. Trinkle 0% 100% Walk
t9 7-1 2 123 O BSN B. Salkeld K. Trinkle -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 7, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-7, Braves' Johnny Sain facing 5-6-7
b9 1-7 0 --- R NYG W. Marshall J. Sain -0% 99% Home Run
b9 2-7 0 --- O NYG W. Westrum J. Sain 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-7 1 --- O NYG J. Lohrke J. Sain 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-7 2 --- O NYG B. Kerr J. Sain 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Giants 2.

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