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Standings
SLB
@BOS
6
2
CLE
@NYY
2
1
 
(8)
DET
@PHA
3
6
CHW
@WSH
7
12
NYG
@CHC
7
6
BSN
@CIN
0
5
PHI
@PIT
4
1
BRO
@STL
4
1
Friday, July 17, 1931,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Indians
2
43-41
 Won 2 
4th, 17 GB
at Yankees
1
46-35
 Lost 2 
3rd, 12½ GB
W: Wes Ferrell (13-7)
L: Herb Pennock (7-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0    2 10  0
Yankees         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0    1  3  2

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Seeds RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .329 .356 .343 .699 0.020 0.85 0.062 -0.043 0.1 3 0
Willie Kamm 3B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .279 .388 .384 .772 0.106 1.05 0.148 -0.042 0.9 1 1 2B
Earl Averill CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .348 .423 .587 1.010 -0.132 1.28 0.077 -0.209 -0.9 1 0
Ed Morgan 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .382 .470 .564 1.034 -0.021 1.47 0.099 -0.121 -0.2 11 0 GDP
Joe Vosmik LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 .326 .355 .484 .839 0.078 1.38 0.117 -0.039 0.6 1 0 2·SH
Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .312 .353 .397 .750 -0.173 1.50 0.000 -0.173 -1.6 2 2
Luke Sewell C 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .309 .383 .429 .811 -0.075 1.49 0.013 -0.088 -0.7 5 0
Ed Montague SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .194 .219 .194 .412 -0.128 1.52 0.000 -0.128 -1.1 0 5
Wes Ferrell P 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .318 .366 .621 .987 0.149 1.03 0.198 -0.050 0.6 0 1 HR
Team Totals 31 2 10 2 1 2 34 .323 .344 .452 .795 -0.176 1.27 0.714 -0.893 -2.4 24 9
2B: W Kamm (19, off H Pennock).
HR: W Ferrell (5, off H Pennock, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: J Vosmik 2 (5, 1 off H Pennock, 1 off G Pipgras).
TB: W Ferrell 4; W Kamm 4; E Averill 2; B Seeds 2; J Vosmik; E Morgan.
GIDP: E Morgan ().
RBI: L Sewell (38); W Ferrell (17).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Hodapp-E Morgan.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: B Seeds (2nd base by H Pennock).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .328 .387 .442 .829 -0.142 1.36 0.000 -0.142 -0.9 2 0
Joe Sewell 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .305 .409 .390 .798 -0.103 1.00 0.000 -0.103 -0.6 0 1
Babe Ruth RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .378 .507 .700 1.207 0.100 0.89 0.145 -0.045 0.9 3 0 HR
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .351 .457 .692 1.149 -0.089 1.09 0.000 -0.089 -0.8 8 0
Ben Chapman LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .309 .383 .502 .885 -0.088 1.13 0.000 -0.088 -0.6 4 0
Lyn Lary SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .299 .378 .471 .849 -0.028 0.81 0.023 -0.051 -0.1 1 3 SB
Bill Dickey C 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 .323 .375 .406 .781 0.083 1.10 0.083 0.000 0.6 2 1
   Dusty Cooke PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .353 .476 .471 .947 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Arndt Jorgens C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .288 .259 .547 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Jimmie Reese 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .246 .296 .342 .637 -0.143 1.76 0.000 -0.143 -1.3 3 3 GDP
   Tony Lazzeri PH-2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .228 .364 .330 .694 0.041 1.83 0.041 0.000 0.2 1 0
Herb Pennock P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .079 .167 .079 .246 -0.042 0.79 0.000 -0.042 -0.4 0 2
   Samuel Byrd PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .270 .379 .419 .798 -0.095 3.58 0.000 -0.095 -0.5
   George Pipgras P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .048 .000 .048 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 26 1 3 1 4 5 30 .115 .233 .231 .464 -0.506 1.19 0.292 -0.798 -3.4 24 11
HR: B Ruth (23, off W Ferrell, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: B Ruth 5; B Dickey.
GIDP: J Reese ().
RBI: B Ruth (86).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Pennock-J Reese-L Gehrig; J Reese-L Lary.
E: H Pennock (1); B Chapman (7).
Baserunning
SB: L Lary (6, 2nd base off W Ferrell/L Sewell).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wes Ferrell, W (13-7) 8 3 1 1 4 5 1 4.04 30 73 0.503 1.19 3.4
Team Totals 8 3 1 1 4 5 1 1.12 30 73 0.503 1.19 3.4

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Pennock, L (7-4) 7 10 2 2 0 2 1 4.27 30 51 0.118 1.27 1.8
George Pipgras 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.55 4 0 0 0.058 1.27 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 2 2 1 2 1 2.25 34 51 0 0 0.176 1.27 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: H Pennock (3; B Seeds, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Nallin, 1B - Brick Owens, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Overcast.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         New York Yankees
1 Bob Seeds RF 1 Earle Combs CF
2 Willie Kamm 3B 2 Joe Sewell 3B
3 Earl Averill CF 3 Babe Ruth RF
4 Ed Morgan 1B 4 Lou Gehrig 1B
5 Joe Vosmik LF 5 Ben Chapman LF
6 Johnny Hodapp 2B 6 Lyn Lary SS
7 Luke Sewell C 7 Bill Dickey C
8 Ed Montague SS 8 Jimmie Reese 2B
9 Wes Ferrell P 9 Herb Pennock P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-1 1 --- R CLE W. Ferrell H. Pennock 20% 66% Home Run
t5 1-1 1 -23 OO CLE E. Averill H. Pennock -18% 43% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
b4 0-1 0 --- R NYY B. Ruth W. Ferrell -13% 44% Home Run
t5 1-1 1 1-- CLE W. Kamm H. Pennock 11% 61% Double to RF; Seeds to 3B
b5 1-1 0 1-- OO NYY J. Reese W. Ferrell 10% 48% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-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, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Seeds H. Pennock -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE W. Kamm H. Pennock 2% 50% Single to SS (Deep SS)
t1 0-0 1 1-- CLE E. Averill H. Pennock 3% 54% Single to RF; Kamm to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- OO CLE E. Morgan H. Pennock -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY E. Combs W. Ferrell 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Sewell W. Ferrell 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY B. Ruth W. Ferrell 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik H. Pennock -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Hodapp H. Pennock -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE L. Sewell H. Pennock -1% 45% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig W. Ferrell 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Chapman W. Ferrell 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- NYY L. Lary W. Ferrell -1% 48% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- NYY B. Dickey W. Ferrell -1% 47% Lary Steals 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- NYY B. Dickey W. Ferrell -1% 46% Walk
b2 0-0 2 12- O NYY J. Reese W. Ferrell 4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE E. Montague H. Pennock -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE W. Ferrell H. Pennock -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- CLE B. Seeds H. Pennock 2% 48% Single to LF; Seeds to 2B/Adv on E7
t3 0-0 2 -2- CLE W. Kamm H. Pennock 0% 48% Seeds Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Seeds to 3B
t3 0-0 2 --3 O CLE W. Kamm H. Pennock -4% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Pennock W. Ferrell 3% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYY E. Combs W. Ferrell 2% 49% Foul Flyball: 3B
b3 0-0 2 --- O NYY J. Sewell W. Ferrell 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- CLE E. Averill H. Pennock 4% 54% Single to RF
t4 0-0 0 1-- CLE E. Morgan H. Pennock 6% 61% Single; Averill to 2B
t4 0-0 0 12- CLE J. Vosmik H. Pennock 8% 69% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Averill to 3B; Morgan to 2B; Vosmik to 1B
t4 0-0 0 123 O CLE J. Hodapp H. Pennock -7% 61% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 1 123 RO CLE L. Sewell H. Pennock 1% 63% Groundout: C-1B; Averill Scores; Morgan to 3B; Vosmik to 2B
t4 1-0 2 -23 O CLE E. Montague H. Pennock -6% 56% Lineout: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- R NYY B. Ruth W. Ferrell -13% 44% Home Run
b4 1-1 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig W. Ferrell 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- O NYY B. Chapman W. Ferrell 2% 49% Strikeout
b4 1-1 2 --- O NYY L. Lary W. Ferrell 1% 50% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 9-1-2
t5 1-1 0 --- O CLE W. Ferrell H. Pennock -3% 47% Popfly: 1B
t5 1-1 1 --- CLE B. Seeds H. Pennock 3% 50% Single to LF (Short LF)
t5 1-1 1 1-- CLE W. Kamm H. Pennock 11% 61% Double to RF; Seeds to 3B
t5 1-1 1 -23 OO CLE E. Averill H. Pennock -18% 43% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- NYY B. Dickey W. Ferrell -5% 39% Single (CF-RF)
b5 1-1 0 1-- OO NYY J. Reese W. Ferrell 10% 48% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b5 1-1 2 --- O NYY H. Pennock W. Ferrell 2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 4-5-6
t6 1-1 0 --- O CLE E. Morgan H. Pennock -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-1 1 --- CLE J. Vosmik H. Pennock 4% 50% Single (LF-CF)
t6 1-1 1 1-- O CLE J. Hodapp H. Pennock -4% 46% Flyball: CF
t6 1-1 2 1-- O CLE L. Sewell H. Pennock -4% 42% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b6 1-1 0 --- O NYY E. Combs W. Ferrell 3% 46% Groundout: P-1B
b6 1-1 1 --- O NYY J. Sewell W. Ferrell 3% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 1-1 2 --- NYY B. Ruth W. Ferrell -2% 46% Single (LF-CF)
b6 1-1 2 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig W. Ferrell 4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Herb Pennock facing 8-9-1
t7 1-1 0 --- O CLE E. Montague H. Pennock -4% 46% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-1 1 --- R CLE W. Ferrell H. Pennock 20% 66% Home Run
t7 2-1 1 --- O CLE B. Seeds H. Pennock -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-1 2 --- CLE W. Kamm H. Pennock 1% 65% Single
t7 2-1 2 1-- O CLE E. Averill H. Pennock -3% 62% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 5-6-7
b7 1-2 0 --- O NYY B. Chapman W. Ferrell 5% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-2 1 --- O NYY L. Lary W. Ferrell 4% 71% Popfly: 2B
b7 1-2 2 --- NYY B. Dickey W. Ferrell -3% 68% Walk
Tony Lazzeri pinch hits for Jimmie Reese (2B) batting 8th
Dusty Cooke pinch runs for Bill Dickey (C) batting 7th
b7 1-2 2 1-- NYY T. Lazzeri W. Ferrell -4% 64% Walk; Cooke to 2B
Samuel Byrd pinch hits for Herb Pennock (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 2 12- O NYY S. Byrd W. Ferrell 9% 74% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Yankees 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 4-5-6
George Pipgras replaces Samuel Byrd (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Arndt Jorgens replaces Dusty Cooke (PR) playing C batting 7th
Tony Lazzeri moves from PH to 2B
t8 2-1 0 --- CLE E. Morgan G. Pipgras 4% 77% Walk
t8 2-1 0 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Pipgras -1% 76% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Morgan to 2B
t8 2-1 1 -2- O CLE J. Hodapp G. Pipgras -4% 72% Flyball: LF
t8 2-1 2 -2- O CLE L. Sewell G. Pipgras -4% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b8 1-2 0 --- O NYY E. Combs W. Ferrell 7% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-2 1 --- O NYY J. Sewell W. Ferrell 5% 79% Flyball: RF
b8 1-2 2 --- O NYY B. Ruth W. Ferrell 3% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Yankees 1.

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