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Standings
CLE
@BOS
9
2
SLB
@NYY
5
8
CHW
@PHA
7
12
DET
@WSH
3
7
BRO
@CHC
0
1
Monday, July 20, 1931,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 5,000, Time of Game: 2:03
Browns
5
39-48
 Lost 3 
5th, 24 GB
at Yankees
8
49-35
 Won 3 
3rd, 12½ GB
W: Ed Wells (6-2)
L: Lefty Stewart (10-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  1  2   0  0  1   0  1  0    5  9  4
Yankees         0  1  0   0  0  4   1  2  X    8  9  0

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Fred Schulte CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .301 .367 .460 .826 0.047 1.00 0.110 -0.064 0.5 3 1 2B
Ski Melillo 2B 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .328 .370 .438 .808 0.230 1.04 0.246 -0.016 2.2 1 2 3B,2B
Goose Goslin LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .360 .433 .592 1.025 -0.126 1.16 0.012 -0.138 -1.1 3 0 GDP
Red Kress SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .309 .367 .506 .873 -0.016 1.02 0.084 -0.100 0.1 0 1 HR
   Ed Grimes SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .321 .385 .706 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lin Storti 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .242 .299 .419 .718 -0.084 0.79 0.000 -0.084 -0.9 2 1
Jack Burns 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251 .306 .330 .636 -0.067 0.64 0.000 -0.067 -0.9 5 1
Larry Bettencourt RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .246 .372 .386 .758 0.071 0.41 0.103 -0.032 0.5 1 0 HR
Benny Bengough C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .500 .556 .750 1.306 -0.037 0.68 0.019 -0.056 -0.1 7 0
Lefty Stewart P 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .263 .373 .386 .759 -0.013 0.98 0.039 -0.052 -0.0 2 3
   Earl McNeely PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .310 .286 .596 -0.013 0.42 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
Team Totals 35 5 9 5 1 1 36 .257 .278 .543 .821 -0.008 0.84 0.613 -0.622 0.1 24 9
2B: F Schulte (18, off E Wells); S Melillo (21, off E Wells).
3B: S Melillo (6, off E Wells).
HR: L Bettencourt (3, off E Wells, 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); R Kress (10, off E Wells, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: S Melillo 6; L Bettencourt 4; R Kress 4; B Bengough 2; F Schulte 2; G Goslin.
GIDP: G Goslin ().
RBI: S Melillo 2 (51); L Bettencourt (16); G Goslin (62); R Kress (53).
2-out RBI: L Bettencourt.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: F Schulte (7); L Stewart (2); L Storti 2 (11).
Outfield Assists: F Schulte (B Dickey at home plate).

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 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .327 .386 .442 .828 -0.096 1.05 0.036 -0.132 -0.3 3 0
Joe Sewell 3B 4 2 1 1 1 0 5 .299 .407 .396 .803 0.145 0.81 0.177 -0.032 1.1 1 5 HR
Babe Ruth RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .375 .506 .693 1.199 0.069 0.89 0.119 -0.049 0.5 1 0 2B
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .358 .464 .719 1.183 0.118 1.13 0.139 -0.021 1.1 9 1 3B
Ben Chapman LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .314 .394 .519 .913 0.194 1.43 0.229 -0.035 1.2 2 0
Lyn Lary SS 2 2 1 0 0 1 4 .300 .380 .471 .851 0.037 1.58 0.077 -0.040 0.5 3 4 HBP,SH
Bill Dickey C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .331 .383 .415 .798 -0.071 1.66 0.132 -0.203 -0.8 4 0 2B
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .220 .351 .317 .668 -0.085 1.98 0.021 -0.106 -1.1 3 2
Ed Wells P 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .276 .276 .414 .690 0.182 1.50 0.209 -0.027 1.4 1 0 2B
Team Totals 33 8 9 7 3 4 38 .273 .351 .515 .867 0.493 1.30 1.139 -0.645 3.6 27 12
2B: B Dickey (11, off L Stewart); B Ruth (18, off L Stewart); E Wells (2, off L Stewart).
3B: L Gehrig (9, off L Stewart).
HR: J Sewell (2, off L Stewart, 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: L Lary (5, off L Stewart).
HBP: L Lary (5, by L Stewart).
TB: J Sewell 4; E Wells 3; B Dickey 3; L Gehrig 3; B Ruth 2; L Lary; B Chapman.
RBI: E Wells 2 (6); B Ruth (88); J Sewell (23); T Lazzeri (33); B Dickey (34); B Chapman (80).
2-out RBI: E Wells 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Lazzeri-L Lary-L Gehrig.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: L Gehrig (1st base by L Stewart); B Dickey (1st base by L Stewart).

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Stewart, L (10-8) 8 9 8 6 3 4 1 4.42 38 37 -0.492 1.30 -3.6
Team Totals 8 9 8 6 3 4 1 6.75 38 37 -0.492 1.30 -3.6

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Wells, W (6-2) 9 9 5 5 1 1 2 3.31 36 49 0.008 0.84 -0.1
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 1 1 2 5.00 36 49 0.008 0.84 -0.1
Balks: None.
WP: L Stewart (1).
HBP: L Stewart (2; L Lary).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: L Stewart 2 (3; L Gehrig, 1st base, B Dickey, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brick Owens, 1B - Dick Nallin, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 5,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Browns         New York Yankees
1 Fred Schulte CF 1 Earle Combs CF
2 Ski Melillo 2B 2 Joe Sewell 3B
3 Goose Goslin LF 3 Babe Ruth RF
4 Red Kress SS 4 Lou Gehrig 1B
5 Lin Storti 3B 5 Ben Chapman LF
6 Jack Burns 1B 6 Lyn Lary SS
7 Larry Bettencourt RF 7 Bill Dickey C
8 Benny Bengough C 8 Tony Lazzeri 2B
9 Lefty Stewart P 9 Ed Wells P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-4 0 12- R NYY B. Chapman L. Stewart 19% 61% Single to CF; Ruth Scores; Gehrig to 3B
t8 4-6 0 --- SLB S. Melillo E. Wells -12% 73% Triple to LF (Deep LF)
b6 1-4 0 -2- R NYY B. Ruth L. Stewart 12% 36% Double to LF (Short LF); Sewell Scores
t3 1-1 0 1-- SLB F. Schulte E. Wells -11% 35% Double to RF; Stewart to 3B
b7 5-4 1 --- R NYY J. Sewell L. Stewart 11% 87% Home Run (Line Drive)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SLB F. Schulte E. Wells 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O SLB S. Melillo E. Wells 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- SLB G. Goslin E. Wells -1% 53% Single to P
t1 0-0 2 1-- O SLB R. Kress E. Wells 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY E. Combs L. Stewart -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Sewell L. Stewart -2% 51% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY B. Ruth L. Stewart -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O SLB L. Storti E. Wells 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O SLB J. Burns E. Wells 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 2 --- R SLB L. Bettencourt E. Wells -10% 44% Home Run
t2 1-0 2 --- O SLB B. Bengough E. Wells 1% 45% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- NYY L. Gehrig L. Stewart 4% 49% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b2 0-1 0 1-- NYY B. Chapman L. Stewart 3% 51% Gehrig Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Gehrig to 2B
b2 0-1 0 -2- NYY B. Chapman L. Stewart 4% 55% Walk
b2 0-1 0 12- O NYY L. Lary L. Stewart -1% 54% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Gehrig to 3B; Chapman to 2B
b2 0-1 1 -23 R NYY B. Dickey L. Stewart 8% 62% Single to LF; Gehrig Scores/unER; Chapman to 3B
b2 1-1 1 1-3 O NYY T. Lazzeri L. Stewart -8% 54% Dickey Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b2 1-1 2 --3 O NYY T. Lazzeri L. Stewart -4% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- SLB L. Stewart E. Wells -4% 46% Walk
t3 1-1 0 1-- SLB F. Schulte E. Wells -11% 35% Double to RF; Stewart to 3B
t3 1-1 0 -23 RR SLB S. Melillo E. Wells -10% 25% Double to RF; Stewart Scores; Schulte Scores
t3 3-1 0 -2- O SLB G. Goslin E. Wells 3% 28% Popfly: SS
t3 3-1 1 -2- O SLB R. Kress E. Wells 4% 32% Fielder's Choice SS; Melillo out at 3B/SS-3B
t3 3-1 2 1-- O SLB L. Storti E. Wells 2% 34% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 3, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 9-1-2
b3 1-3 0 --- O NYY E. Wells L. Stewart -3% 31% Strikeout
b3 1-3 1 --- O NYY E. Combs L. Stewart -2% 29% Strikeout
b3 1-3 2 --- O NYY J. Sewell L. Stewart -1% 28% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 3, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Browns Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 6-7-8
t4 3-1 0 --- O SLB J. Burns E. Wells 2% 30% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 3-1 1 --- O SLB L. Bettencourt E. Wells 1% 31% Strikeout
t4 3-1 2 --- SLB B. Bengough E. Wells -1% 30% Single to LF
t4 3-1 2 1-- O SLB L. Stewart E. Wells 2% 32% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 3, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 3-4-5
b4 1-3 0 --- O NYY B. Ruth L. Stewart -3% 29% Groundout: P unassisted
b4 1-3 1 --- O NYY L. Gehrig L. Stewart -2% 27% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-3 2 --- O NYY B. Chapman L. Stewart -1% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 3, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Browns Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- O SLB F. Schulte E. Wells 2% 28% Foul Flyball: C
t5 3-1 1 --- SLB S. Melillo E. Wells -2% 26% Single to CF
t5 3-1 1 1-- OO SLB G. Goslin E. Wells 4% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 3, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-3, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 6-7-8
b5 1-3 0 --- O NYY L. Lary L. Stewart -3% 27% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-3 1 --- NYY B. Dickey L. Stewart 6% 32% Ground-rule Double
b5 1-3 1 -2- O NYY T. Lazzeri L. Stewart -5% 27% Foul Flyball: C
b5 1-3 2 -2- NYY E. Wells L. Stewart 3% 30% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Dickey to 3B
b5 1-3 2 1-3 O NYY E. Combs L. Stewart -7% 23% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Browns 3, Yankees 1.
Top of the 6th, Browns Batting, Ahead 3-1, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 4-5-6
t6 3-1 0 --- R SLB R. Kress E. Wells -8% 15% Home Run
t6 4-1 0 --- O SLB L. Storti E. Wells 1% 16% Flyball: LF
t6 4-1 1 --- O SLB J. Burns E. Wells 1% 17% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 4-1 2 --- O SLB L. Bettencourt E. Wells 1% 17% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 4, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 2-3-4
b6 1-4 0 --- NYY J. Sewell L. Stewart 5% 22% Walk
b6 1-4 0 1-- NYY B. Ruth L. Stewart 2% 24% Wild Pitch; Sewell to 2B
b6 1-4 0 -2- R NYY B. Ruth L. Stewart 12% 36% Double to LF (Short LF); Sewell Scores
b6 2-4 0 -2- NYY L. Gehrig L. Stewart 6% 42% Walk
b6 2-4 0 12- R NYY B. Chapman L. Stewart 19% 61% Single to CF; Ruth Scores; Gehrig to 3B
b6 3-4 0 1-3 NYY L. Lary L. Stewart 6% 67% Hit By Pitch; Chapman to 2B
b6 3-4 0 123 O NYY B. Dickey L. Stewart -10% 57% Groundout: 2B-C/Forceout at Hm; Chapman to 3B; Lary to 2B; Dickey to 1B
b6 3-4 1 123 RO NYY T. Lazzeri L. Stewart 2% 59% Flyball: LF (Deep LF); Chapman Scores; Lary to 3B; Dickey to 2B
b6 4-4 2 -23 RO NYY E. Wells L. Stewart 10% 68% Single to CF; Lary Scores; Dickey out at Hm/CF-C
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 4, Yankees 5.
Top of the 7th, Browns Batting, Behind 4-5, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 8-9-1
t7 4-5 0 --- O SLB B. Bengough E. Wells 5% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-5 1 --- O SLB L. Stewart E. Wells 3% 76% Popfly: SS
t7 4-5 2 --- O SLB F. Schulte E. Wells 2% 78% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 4, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-4, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 1-2-3
b7 5-4 0 --- O NYY E. Combs L. Stewart -2% 76% Flyball: LF
b7 5-4 1 --- R NYY J. Sewell L. Stewart 11% 87% Home Run (Line Drive)
b7 6-4 1 --- O NYY B. Ruth L. Stewart -1% 86% Flyball: CF
b7 6-4 2 --- NYY L. Gehrig L. Stewart 2% 88% Triple to CF
b7 6-4 2 --3 O NYY B. Chapman L. Stewart -2% 86% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 4, Yankees 6.
Top of the 8th, Browns Batting, Behind 4-6, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 2-3-4
t8 4-6 0 --- SLB S. Melillo E. Wells -12% 73% Triple to LF (Deep LF)
t8 4-6 0 --3 RO SLB G. Goslin E. Wells 6% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B; Melillo Scores
t8 5-6 1 --- O SLB R. Kress E. Wells 4% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-6 2 --- O SLB L. Storti E. Wells 3% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 5, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-5, Browns' Lefty Stewart facing 6-7-8
b8 6-5 0 --- NYY L. Lary L. Stewart 2% 88% Single to 3B
b8 6-5 0 1-- O NYY B. Dickey L. Stewart -2% 86% Flyball: LF
b8 6-5 1 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri L. Stewart -2% 84% Flyball: RF
b8 6-5 2 1-- R NYY E. Wells L. Stewart 9% 93% Double to LF; Lary Scores
Ed Grimes replaces Red Kress playing SS batting 4th
b8 7-5 2 -2- R NYY E. Combs L. Stewart 4% 97% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Wells Scores/unER
b8 8-5 2 1-- O NYY J. Sewell L. Stewart -0% 96% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Browns 5, Yankees 8.
Top of the 9th, Browns Batting, Behind 5-8, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 6-7-8
t9 5-8 0 --- O SLB J. Burns E. Wells 2% 98% Flyball: RF
t9 5-8 1 --- O SLB L. Bettencourt E. Wells 1% 100% Popfly: 1B
t9 5-8 2 --- SLB B. Bengough E. Wells -1% 99% Single to 3B
Earl McNeely pinch hits for Lefty Stewart (P) batting 9th
t9 5-8 2 1-- O SLB E. McNeely E. Wells 1% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 5, Yankees 8.

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