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4
6
WSH
@PHA
4
2
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11
10
Friday, September 2, 1938,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 9,039, Time of Game: 2:13
Red Sox
4
70-51
 Lost 1 
2nd, 14 GB
at Yankees
6
86-39
 Won 1 
1st
W: Red Ruffing (20-4)
L: Jack Wilson (13-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
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Red Sox         0  0  0   1  1  2   0  0  0    4 13  0
Yankees         3  0  1   0  0  0   2  0  X    6  8  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doc Cramer CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .308 .358 .393 .751 -0.068 1.27 0.087 -0.155 -0.4 2 0
Joe Vosmik LF 5 0 2 2 0 1 5 .323 .383 .455 .838 0.116 1.45 0.223 -0.107 0.6 1 0
Jimmie Foxx 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .343 .457 .690 1.147 -0.157 1.17 0.000 -0.157 -1.4 5 1
Joe Cronin SS 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 .325 .430 .554 .985 0.020 1.31 0.108 -0.088 0.8 1 3 2B
Pinky Higgins 3B 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .300 .397 .376 .773 0.113 1.54 0.164 -0.051 1.2 2 1
Ben Chapman RF 4 0 3 1 1 0 5 .318 .395 .472 .867 0.028 1.78 0.163 -0.135 0.2 4 0
Bobby Doerr 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .282 .361 .401 .761 -0.190 1.69 0.018 -0.208 -1.5 2 0
Johnny Peacock C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .280 .338 .344 .682 -0.095 1.76 0.113 -0.208 -1.1 5 0 2B,GDP
Jack Wilson P 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 .214 .241 .250 .491 0.051 1.17 0.074 -0.024 0.4 2 2
   Red Nonnenkamp PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .265 .346 .302 .649 -0.043 1.57 0.000 -0.043 -0.3
   Emerson Dickman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .389 .419 .808 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 4 13 4 4 4 43 .333 .395 .385 .780 -0.225 1.47 0.950 -1.176 -1.5 24 7
2B: J Cronin (36, off R Ruffing); J Peacock (6, off R Ruffing).
TB: P Higgins 3; B Chapman 3; J Cronin 2; J Peacock 2; D Cramer 2; J Vosmik 2; J Wilson.
GIDP: J Peacock ().
RBI: J Vosmik 2 (73); P Higgins (74); B Chapman (58).
2-out RBI: J Vosmik 2; P Higgins.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 5 for 14.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .266 .391 .377 .768 0.006 0.67 0.054 -0.048 -0.5 5 4
Red Rolfe 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 .315 .389 .443 .832 -0.041 0.86 0.024 -0.065 -0.8 0 1 SH
Tommy Henrich RF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .279 .403 .522 .925 0.205 1.01 0.228 -0.024 1.3 3 0 3B
Joe DiMaggio CF 3 2 3 4 1 0 4 .338 .402 .615 1.017 0.265 0.93 0.265 0.000 3.3 2 1 HR,2B
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 0 2 1 1 1 4 .295 .411 .538 .950 0.073 0.54 0.093 -0.020 1.2 6 0 2B
Bill Dickey C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .321 .422 .587 1.010 -0.043 0.77 0.007 -0.050 -0.6 5 0 2·IW
George Selkirk LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .392 .426 .818 -0.094 0.85 0.000 -0.094 -1.5 3 0
Joe Gordon 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .258 .350 .504 .854 -0.063 0.58 0.000 -0.063 -1.0 3 4
Red Ruffing P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .202 .312 .330 .642 -0.032 0.43 0.008 -0.040 -0.2 0 2
Team Totals 31 6 8 6 6 5 38 .258 .378 .484 .862 0.276 0.74 0.679 -0.404 1.1 27 12
2B: L Gehrig (27, off J Wilson); J DiMaggio (30, off J Wilson).
3B: T Henrich (6, off J Wilson).
HR: J DiMaggio (27, off J Wilson, 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: R Rolfe (6, off J Wilson).
IBB: B Dickey 2 (10, 2 by J Wilson).
TB: J DiMaggio 7; T Henrich 3; L Gehrig 3; R Rolfe; R Ruffing.
RBI: J DiMaggio 4 (119); L Gehrig (99); T Henrich (84).
2-out RBI: L Gehrig.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Ruffing-F Crosetti-L Gehrig.
PB: B Dickey (7).
E: F Crosetti (36).
Outfield Assists: J DiMaggio (J Cronin at home plate).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Wilson, L (13-11) 7 7 6 6 6 5 1 3.96 34 38 -0.295 0.79 -1.7
Emerson Dickman 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.94 4 0 0 0.020 0.31 0.6
Team Totals 8 8 6 6 6 5 1 6.75 38 38 0 0 -0.275 0.74 -1.1

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Red Ruffing, W (20-4) 9 13 4 4 4 4 0 3.01 43 45 0.225 1.47 1.5
Team Totals 9 13 4 4 4 4 0 4.00 43 45 0.225 1.47 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Wilson 2 (5; B Dickey, B Dickey).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Basil, 1B - George Pipgras, 2B - (none), 3B - George Moriarty.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 9,039.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         New York Yankees
1 Doc Cramer CF 1 Frankie Crosetti SS
2 Joe Vosmik LF 2 Red Rolfe 3B
3 Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 Tommy Henrich RF
4 Joe Cronin SS 4 Joe DiMaggio CF
5 Pinky Higgins 3B 5 Lou Gehrig 1B
6 Ben Chapman RF 6 Bill Dickey C
7 Bobby Doerr 2B 7 George Selkirk LF
8 Johnny Peacock C 8 Joe Gordon 2B
9 Jack Wilson P 9 Red Ruffing P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-4 2 -23 RR BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing -20% 54% Single to CF; Wilson Scores; Peacock Scores
b7 4-4 1 -2- R NYY T. Henrich J. Wilson 20% 82% Triple to RF (Deep RF); Crosetti Scores
b1 0-0 1 12- RRR NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wilson 19% 77% Home Run; Rolfe Scores; Henrich Scores
t6 2-4 1 -23 O BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing 10% 74% Popfly: SS
t5 2-4 2 123 O BOS B. Chapman R. Ruffing 10% 80% Popfly: SS

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Wilson -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- NYY R. Rolfe J. Wilson 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYY T. Henrich J. Wilson 3% 59% Walk; Rolfe to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- RRR NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wilson 19% 77% Home Run; Rolfe Scores; Henrich Scores
b1 3-0 1 --- NYY L. Gehrig J. Wilson 1% 79% Single to CF
b1 3-0 1 1-- O NYY B. Dickey J. Wilson -2% 77% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 3-0 2 1-- O NYY G. Selkirk J. Wilson -1% 76% Popfly: 3B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 3.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing -3% 72% Walk
t2 0-3 0 1-- O BOS P. Higgins R. Ruffing 2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cronin to 2B
t2 0-3 1 -2- O BOS B. Chapman R. Ruffing 4% 78% Single to CF; Cronin out at Hm/CF-C
t2 0-3 2 1-- BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing -2% 76% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Chapman to 2B
t2 0-3 2 12- O BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing 4% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 8-9-1
b2 3-0 0 --- O NYY J. Gordon J. Wilson -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 3-0 1 --- O NYY R. Ruffing J. Wilson -1% 78% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 3-0 2 --- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Wilson -1% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 3.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- O BOS J. Wilson R. Ruffing 2% 79% Flyball: RF
t3 0-3 1 --- BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing -2% 77% Single
t3 0-3 1 1-- O BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing 3% 80% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 2 1-- O BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing 2% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Wilson -1% 81% Groundout: P-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- O NYY T. Henrich J. Wilson -1% 80% Flyball: LF
b3 3-0 2 --- NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wilson 1% 80% Single to 3B
b3 3-0 2 1-- R NYY L. Gehrig J. Wilson 6% 87% Double to LF; DiMaggio Scores
b3 4-0 2 -2- NYY B. Dickey J. Wilson 0% 87% Intentional Walk
b3 4-0 2 12- O NYY G. Selkirk J. Wilson -2% 85% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 4-5-6
t4 0-4 0 --- BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing -4% 81% Double to LF
t4 0-4 0 -2- BOS P. Higgins R. Ruffing -4% 77% Single to CF; Cronin stays at 2B
t4 0-4 0 12- R BOS B. Chapman R. Ruffing -8% 69% Single to LF; Higgins to 2B; Cronin Scores
t4 1-4 0 12- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing 6% 75% Flyball: LF
t4 1-4 1 12- OO BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing 9% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 8-9-1
b4 4-1 0 --- O NYY J. Gordon J. Wilson -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b4 4-1 1 --- O NYY R. Ruffing J. Wilson -1% 82% Strikeout Looking
b4 4-1 2 --- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Wilson -1% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 4.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 9-1-2
t5 1-4 0 --- BOS J. Wilson R. Ruffing -4% 77% Single to CF (LF-CF)
t5 1-4 0 1-- BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing -6% 71% Single to LF; Wilson to 2B
t5 1-4 0 12- O BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing 6% 77% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 1-4 1 12- O BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing 5% 82% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Wilson to 3B
t5 1-4 2 1-3 BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing -3% 79% Walk; Foxx to 2B
t5 1-4 2 123 R BOS P. Higgins R. Ruffing -9% 70% Single to 2B; Cronin to 2B; Foxx to 3B; Wilson Scores
t5 2-4 2 123 O BOS B. Chapman R. Ruffing 10% 80% Popfly: SS
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 2-3-4
b5 4-2 0 --- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Wilson -2% 78% Groundout: P-1B
b5 4-2 1 --- O NYY T. Henrich J. Wilson -1% 76% Flyball: CF
b5 4-2 2 --- NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wilson 1% 77% Walk
b5 4-2 2 1-- NYY L. Gehrig J. Wilson 1% 79% Walk; DiMaggio to 2B
b5 4-2 2 12- O NYY B. Dickey J. Wilson -3% 76% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 4.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 7-8-9
t6 2-4 0 --- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing 3% 79% Flyball: RF
t6 2-4 1 --- BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing -5% 74% Double to LF
t6 2-4 1 -2- BOS J. Wilson R. Ruffing -10% 64% Walk, Passed Ball; Peacock to 3B; Wilson to 2B
t6 2-4 1 -23 O BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing 10% 74% Popfly: SS
t6 2-4 2 -23 RR BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing -20% 54% Single to CF; Wilson Scores; Peacock Scores
t6 4-4 2 1-- O BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing 4% 58% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 4-4, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 7-8-9
b6 4-4 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk J. Wilson -4% 55% Flyball: RF
b6 4-4 1 --- O NYY J. Gordon J. Wilson -3% 52% Strikeout
b6 4-4 2 --- O NYY R. Ruffing J. Wilson -2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 4-4, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 4-5-6
t7 4-4 0 --- O BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing 4% 54% Strikeout Looking
t7 4-4 1 --- BOS P. Higgins R. Ruffing -4% 50% Single to RF
t7 4-4 1 1-- BOS B. Chapman R. Ruffing -6% 44% Single to CF; Higgins to 2B
t7 4-4 1 12- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing 7% 52% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 4-4 2 12- O BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing 8% 60% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 4-4, Red Sox' Jack Wilson facing 1-2-3
b7 4-4 0 --- NYY F. Crosetti J. Wilson 5% 65% Walk
b7 4-4 0 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Wilson -2% 63% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Crosetti to 2B
b7 4-4 1 -2- R NYY T. Henrich J. Wilson 20% 82% Triple to RF (Deep RF); Crosetti Scores
b7 5-4 1 --3 R NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wilson 6% 88% Double to RF; Henrich Scores
b7 6-4 1 -2- O NYY L. Gehrig J. Wilson -2% 86% Strikeout Looking
b7 6-4 2 -2- NYY B. Dickey J. Wilson 0% 87% Intentional Walk
b7 6-4 2 12- O NYY G. Selkirk J. Wilson -3% 84% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 6.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-6, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 9-1-2
Red Nonnenkamp pinch hits for Jack Wilson (P) batting 9th
t8 4-6 0 --- O BOS R. Nonnenkamp R. Ruffing 4% 88% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-6 1 --- O BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing 3% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-6 2 --- BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing -2% 89% Single to CF
t8 4-6 2 1-- O BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing 4% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 6-4, Red Sox' Emerson Dickman facing 8-9-1
Emerson Dickman replaces Red Nonnenkamp (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-4 0 --- O NYY J. Gordon E. Dickman -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-4 1 --- NYY R. Ruffing E. Dickman 1% 93% Single to CF
b8 6-4 1 1-- O NYY F. Crosetti E. Dickman -1% 92% Flyball: 2B
b8 6-4 2 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Dickman -1% 91% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 6.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 4-6, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 4-5-6
t9 4-6 0 --- O BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing 5% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 4-6 1 --- O BOS P. Higgins R. Ruffing 3% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 4-6 2 --- BOS B. Chapman R. Ruffing -3% 96% Walk
t9 4-6 2 1-- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing 4% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 6.

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