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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
8
12
NYY
@CLE
2
3
WSH
@DET
11
1
PHA
@SLB
4
5
PIT
@BRO
5
3
STL
@BSN
0
7
CIN
@NYG
4
2
CHC
@PHI
4
2
Wednesday, May 11, 1949,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 5,260, Time of Game: 2:17
Reds
4
10-10
 Won 1 
4th, 2½ GB
at Giants
2
13-8
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Howie Fox (2-2)
L: Monty Kennedy (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  1  3   0  0  0    4 10  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  1    2  6  2

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Grady Hatton 3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .254 .424 .380 .804 -0.073 0.87 0.007 -0.080 -0.6 1 2
Virgil Stallcup SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .333 .360 .472 .832 -0.026 0.63 0.040 -0.066 -1.0 1 2 2B
Lloyd Merriman CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .333 .400 .556 .956 -0.039 0.61 0.021 -0.059 -1.0 4 0
Hank Sauer LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .278 .366 .417 .783 -0.061 0.85 0.016 -0.077 -0.5 1 0
Johnny Wyrostek RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .253 .326 .470 .796 -0.033 0.75 0.038 -0.071 -0.7 3 0
Jimmy Bloodworth 2B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .292 .346 .444 .791 0.090 0.64 0.116 -0.026 1.0 2 3
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 1 0 1 0 0 4 .255 .293 .273 .566 -0.005 0.87 0.050 -0.055 -0.2 7 2
   Chuck Kress 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .280 .273 .553 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Dixie Howell C 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .273 .294 .333 .627 0.066 0.74 0.066 0.000 0.8 4 1
Howie Fox P 3 0 2 2 0 0 4 .333 .333 .417 .750 0.166 0.99 0.192 -0.026 1.6 2 3 SH
Team Totals 37 4 10 4 4 2 42 .270 .341 .297 .639 0.085 0.76 0.546 -0.460 -0.6 27 13
2B: V Stallcup (5, off M Kennedy).
SH: H Fox (1, off D Koslo).
TB: J Bloodworth 2; H Fox 2; D Howell 2; V Stallcup 2; H Sauer; G Hatton; J Wyrostek.
RBI: H Fox 2 (2); T Kluszewski (6); G Hatton (6).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Hatton-J Bloodworth-C Kress.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jack Lohrke 2B-SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .258 .300 .470 .770 0.032 0.71 0.070 -0.039 1.0 2 2 HR
Whitey Lockman LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .337 .382 .463 .846 -0.070 0.91 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 6 0
Sid Gordon 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .456 .690 1.147 -0.037 0.64 0.022 -0.059 -0.4 1 1 2B
Johnny Mize 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .267 .327 .433 .760 -0.022 0.91 0.054 -0.076 -0.1 8 0 2B
Bobby Thomson CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .290 .327 .484 .810 -0.114 1.12 0.000 -0.114 -1.2 5 0
Willard Marshall RF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .389 .571 .648 1.220 0.083 0.78 0.103 -0.020 1.2 2 0
Walker Cooper C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .149 .216 .319 .535 -0.163 1.31 0.000 -0.163 -1.1 2 0 GDP
Bill Rigney SS 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .360 .448 .680 1.128 -0.024 1.28 0.010 -0.034 -0.1 0 2
   Don Mueller PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .455 .600 1.055 -0.014 0.49 0.000 -0.014 -0.2
   Bobby Hofman 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 2
Monty Kennedy P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .267 .467 -0.069 1.35 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 0 1
   Dave Koslo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Pete Milne PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .375 .714 1.089 -0.016 0.61 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Hank Behrman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 2 4 34 .188 .235 .344 .579 -0.414 0.94 0.259 -0.674 -2.6 27 9
2B: S Gordon (7, off H Fox); J Mize (3, off H Fox).
HR: J Lohrke (1, off H Fox, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: J Lohrke 5; W Marshall 2; S Gordon 2; J Mize 2.
GIDP: W Cooper (2).
RBI: W Marshall (14); J Lohrke (14).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
E: J Mize (1); W Lockman (1).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Howie Fox, W (2-2) 9 6 2 2 2 4 1 4.20 34 69 0.415 0.94 2.6
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 4 1 2.00 34 69 0.415 0.94 2.6

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monty Kennedy, L (2-2) 5.1 7 4 3 3 1 0 4.06 27 38 -0.129 1.08 -1.5
Dave Koslo 2.2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2.12 12 1 0 0.036 0.23 1.6
Hank Behrman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.48 3 0 0 0.008 0.11 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 4 3 4 2 0 3.00 42 38 1 0 -0.085 0.76 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lon Warneke, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - (none), 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 5,260.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-0 0 1-- CIN H. Fox M. Kennedy 12% 66% Single to RF; Howell to 3B
b9 2-4 1 1-- OO NYG W. Cooper H. Fox 11% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 1-0 0 1-- CIN J. Bloodworth M. Kennedy 10% 79% Single to RF; Wyrostek to 3B
t6 2-0 1 -23 RR CIN H. Fox M. Kennedy 7% 92% Single to CF; Kluszewski Scores/unER; Bloodworth Scores
b9 1-4 1 -2- R NYG W. Marshall H. Fox -6% 89% Single to CF; Mize Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN G. Hatton M. Kennedy -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CIN V. Stallcup M. Kennedy 4% 52% Double to LF
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CIN L. Merriman M. Kennedy -3% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- CIN H. Sauer M. Kennedy 1% 49% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O CIN J. Wyrostek M. Kennedy -4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Howie Fox facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG J. Lohrke H. Fox 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman H. Fox 2% 49% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- NYG S. Gordon H. Fox -2% 47% Double to LF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O NYG J. Mize H. Fox 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O CIN J. Bloodworth M. Kennedy -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski M. Kennedy -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- CIN D. Howell M. Kennedy 1% 47% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CIN H. Fox M. Kennedy -2% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Howie Fox facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYG B. Thomson H. Fox 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- NYG W. Marshall H. Fox -3% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O NYG W. Cooper H. Fox 2% 47% Groundout: C-1B; Marshall to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- NYG B. Rigney H. Fox -1% 46% Walk
b2 0-0 2 12- O NYG M. Kennedy H. Fox 4% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O CIN G. Hatton M. Kennedy -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CIN V. Stallcup M. Kennedy -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O CIN L. Merriman M. Kennedy -1% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Howie Fox facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- NYG J. Lohrke H. Fox -4% 41% Single to SS
b3 0-0 0 1-- O NYG W. Lockman H. Fox 2% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B; Lohrke to 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- O NYG S. Gordon H. Fox 4% 46% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 2 -2- O NYG J. Mize H. Fox 4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O CIN H. Sauer M. Kennedy -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 1 --- O CIN J. Wyrostek M. Kennedy -2% 45% Lineout: LF
t4 0-0 2 --- CIN J. Bloodworth M. Kennedy 2% 47% Single to RF
t4 0-0 2 1-- O CIN T. Kluszewski M. Kennedy -3% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Howie Fox facing 5-6-7
b4 0-0 0 --- O NYG B. Thomson H. Fox 3% 47% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 --- O NYG W. Marshall H. Fox 2% 49% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 0-0 2 --- O NYG W. Cooper H. Fox 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- CIN D. Howell M. Kennedy 5% 55% Single to CF
t5 0-0 0 1-- CIN H. Fox M. Kennedy 12% 66% Single to RF; Howell to 3B
t5 0-0 0 1-3 RO CIN G. Hatton M. Kennedy -2% 64% Flyball: CF; Howell Scores
t5 1-0 1 1-- O CIN V. Stallcup M. Kennedy -3% 61% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 2 1-- CIN L. Merriman M. Kennedy 2% 63% Walk; Fox to 2B
t5 1-0 2 12- O CIN H. Sauer M. Kennedy -5% 59% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Howie Fox facing 8-9-1
b5 0-1 0 --- O NYG B. Rigney H. Fox 3% 62% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O NYG M. Kennedy H. Fox 2% 64% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 2 --- O NYG J. Lohrke H. Fox 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 5-6-7
t6 1-0 0 --- CIN J. Wyrostek M. Kennedy 4% 70% Single to SS
t6 1-0 0 1-- CIN J. Bloodworth M. Kennedy 10% 79% Single to RF; Wyrostek to 3B
t6 1-0 0 1-3 R CIN T. Kluszewski M. Kennedy 5% 84% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Bloodworth to 2B; Wyrostek Scores
t6 2-0 0 12- O CIN D. Howell M. Kennedy 0% 85% Groundout: P-1B; Kluszewski to 2B; Bloodworth to 3B
t6 2-0 1 -23 RR CIN H. Fox M. Kennedy 7% 92% Single to CF; Kluszewski Scores/unER; Bloodworth Scores
Dave Koslo replaces Monty Kennedy pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-0 1 1-- O CIN G. Hatton D. Koslo -1% 91% Flyball: CF
t6 4-0 2 1-- O CIN V. Stallcup D. Koslo -1% 90% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Reds' Howie Fox facing 2-3-4
b6 0-4 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman H. Fox 2% 92% Flyball: LF
b6 0-4 1 --- O NYG S. Gordon H. Fox 1% 94% Strikeout
b6 0-4 2 --- O NYG J. Mize H. Fox 1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 0.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-0, Giants' Dave Koslo facing 3-4-5
t7 4-0 0 --- O CIN L. Merriman D. Koslo -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t7 4-0 1 --- CIN H. Sauer D. Koslo 0% 94% E7 on Foul Ball
t7 4-0 1 --- CIN H. Sauer D. Koslo 1% 94% Single to LF
t7 4-0 1 1-- O CIN J. Wyrostek D. Koslo -1% 94% Flyball: LF
t7 4-0 2 1-- CIN J. Bloodworth D. Koslo 0% 94% Walk; Sauer to 2B
t7 4-0 2 12- O CIN T. Kluszewski D. Koslo -1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Reds' Howie Fox facing 5-6-7
b7 0-4 0 --- O NYG B. Thomson H. Fox 2% 95% Flyball: RF
b7 0-4 1 --- NYG W. Marshall H. Fox -2% 93% Single to CF
b7 0-4 1 1-- O NYG W. Cooper H. Fox 2% 95% Flyball: 2B
Don Mueller pinch hits for Bill Rigney (SS) batting 8th
b7 0-4 2 1-- O NYG D. Mueller H. Fox 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 0.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-0, Giants' Dave Koslo facing 8-9-1
Bobby Hofman replaces Don Mueller (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
Jack Lohrke moves from 2B to SS
t8 4-0 0 --- CIN D. Howell D. Koslo 1% 97% Single to CF
t8 4-0 0 1-- O CIN H. Fox D. Koslo -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Howell to 2B
t8 4-0 1 -2- CIN G. Hatton D. Koslo 1% 97% Single to 3B; Howell to 3B
t8 4-0 1 1-3 O CIN V. Stallcup D. Koslo -1% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
t8 4-0 2 1-3 O CIN L. Merriman D. Koslo -1% 96% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Reds' Howie Fox facing 9-1-2
Pete Milne pinch hits for Dave Koslo (P) batting 9th
b8 0-4 0 --- O NYG P. Milne H. Fox 2% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b8 0-4 1 --- R NYG J. Lohrke H. Fox -3% 94% Home Run
b8 1-4 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman H. Fox 2% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 1-4 2 --- O NYG S. Gordon H. Fox 1% 97% Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 1.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Giants' Hank Behrman facing 4-5-6
Hank Behrman replaces Pete Milne (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-1 0 --- O CIN H. Sauer H. Behrman -0% 96% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 4-1 1 --- O CIN J. Wyrostek H. Behrman -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-1 2 --- O CIN J. Bloodworth H. Behrman -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Howie Fox facing 4-5-6
Chuck Kress replaces Ted Kluszewski playing 1B batting 7th
b9 1-4 0 --- NYG J. Mize H. Fox -5% 90% Double to LF
b9 1-4 0 -2- O NYG B. Thomson H. Fox 5% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 1-4 1 -2- R NYG W. Marshall H. Fox -6% 89% Single to CF; Mize Scores
b9 2-4 1 1-- OO NYG W. Cooper H. Fox 11% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Giants 2.

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