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Standings
SLB
@CHW
9
10
 
(11)
CLE
@DET
4
9
NYY
@PHA
7
2
PHI
@BRO
1
6
BSN
@NYG
1
2
CIN
@PIT
3
8
Thursday, April 30, 1931,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 15,000, Time of Game: 2:08
Yankees
7
8-6
 Won 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Athletics
2
5-6
 Lost 1 
6th, 3 GB
W: Hank Johnson (1-1)
L: Rube Walberg (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  3   1  0  3    7  8  3
Athletics       1  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  1

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 2 1 0 0 0 5 .292 .354 .375 .729 0.027 0.81 0.107 -0.079 -0.2 3 0 3B
Jimmie Reese 2B 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .526 .571 .895 1.466 0.121 0.83 0.147 -0.026 1.6 0 3 3B,2B
Ben Chapman LF 4 2 1 2 1 1 5 .313 .397 .406 .804 0.039 0.74 0.120 -0.081 1.2 3 0 2·SB
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 1 0 1 2 1 5 .258 .378 .516 .895 0.099 1.04 0.127 -0.029 0.9 8 0
Tony Lazzeri 3B 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .226 .324 .290 .614 -0.030 1.26 0.041 -0.070 -0.6 1 1
Samuel Byrd RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .222 .391 .500 .891 -0.062 1.28 0.016 -0.078 -0.7 2 0
Lyn Lary SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .308 .400 .492 .892 -0.021 1.44 0.026 -0.047 -0.3 2 2
Bill Dickey C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .200 .241 .218 .460 0.071 1.33 0.143 -0.072 0.2 8 0
Hank Johnson P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.095 1.03 0.014 -0.109 -0.6 0 2
Team Totals 36 7 8 7 5 6 41 .222 .317 .361 .678 0.149 1.05 0.741 -0.591 1.5 27 8
2B: J Reese (2, off H McDonald).
3B: J Reese (1, off R Walberg); E Combs (2, off H McDonald).
TB: J Reese 5; E Combs 3; L Lary; T Lazzeri; B Chapman; B Dickey; H Johnson.
RBI: B Chapman 2 (9); B Dickey (4); J Reese (4); L Lary (8); T Lazzeri (10); L Gehrig (16).
2-out RBI: B Dickey.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Reese-L Lary-L Gehrig.
E: L Lary (4); J Reese (2); E Combs (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Chapman 2 (4, 3rd base off H McDonald/M Cochrane, 2nd base off H McDonald/M Cochrane).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Max Bishop 2B 4 1 0 0 1 2 5 .189 .348 .243 .591 -0.030 0.62 0.032 -0.061 -0.4 2 2
Mule Haas CF 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 .317 .404 .390 .794 0.105 1.07 0.122 -0.017 0.7 4 0 SH
Mickey Cochrane C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .341 .463 .804 0.044 1.54 0.119 -0.075 -0.4 8 0
Al Simmons LF 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .333 .409 .667 1.076 0.290 1.73 0.308 -0.019 2.4 2 0
Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 0 0 0 1 3 4 .100 .308 .100 .408 -0.188 1.91 0.014 -0.202 -1.1 4 0
Bing Miller RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .178 .213 .289 .502 -0.234 2.23 0.000 -0.234 -1.8 2 0
Jimmy Dykes 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .244 .279 .415 .694 -0.180 2.02 0.022 -0.202 -1.0 3 1
Joe Boley SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .162 .184 .189 .373 -0.035 0.87 0.030 -0.065 -0.4 2 1
Rube Walberg P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .091 .000 .091 -0.089 1.00 0.000 -0.089 -1.1 0 0 GDP
   Hank McDonald P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.031 1.18 0.000 -0.031 -0.2 0 2
   Doc Cramer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 -0.003 0.13 0.000 -0.003 -0.2
Team Totals 34 2 6 2 2 6 37 .176 .222 .176 .399 -0.351 1.40 0.647 -0.998 -3.5 27 6
SH: M Haas (2, off H Johnson).
TB: A Simmons 3; M Haas 2; J Boley.
GIDP: R Walberg ().
RBI: A Simmons 2 (12).
2-out RBI: A Simmons 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
E: B Miller (1).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hank Johnson, W (1-1) 9 6 2 2 2 6 0 5.93 37 71 0.351 1.40 3.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 6 0 2.00 37 71 0.351 1.40 3.5

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rube Walberg, L (2-1) 5.1 3 3 1 4 3 0 2.01 24 53 0.041 1.23 1.0
Hank McDonald, BS (1) 3.2 5 4 4 1 3 0 5.51 17 3 2 -0.191 0.83 -2.5
Team Totals 9 8 7 5 5 6 0 5.00 41 53 3 2 -0.150 1.05 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Guthrie, 1B - Bick Campbell, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Dinneen.
Time of Game: 2:08.
Attendance: 15,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Max Bishop 2B
2 Jimmie Reese 2B 2 Mule Haas CF
3 Ben Chapman LF 3 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Al Simmons LF
5 Tony Lazzeri 3B 5 Jimmie Foxx 1B
6 Samuel Byrd RF 6 Bing Miller RF
7 Lyn Lary SS 7 Jimmy Dykes 3B
8 Bill Dickey C 8 Joe Boley SS
9 Hank Johnson P 9 Rube Walberg P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-4 2 123 O PHA J. Dykes H. Johnson 16% 91% Lineout: RF
b8 2-4 1 123 O PHA B. Miller H. Johnson 15% 75% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 2-2 2 1-3 R NYY B. Dickey H. McDonald 14% 64% Single to CF; Gehrig Scores/unER; Lary to 3B
b8 2-4 0 12- PHA A. Simmons H. Johnson -14% 46% Single to 3B; Haas to 3B; Cochrane to 2B
b8 2-4 0 123 O PHA J. Foxx H. Johnson 14% 60% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY E. Combs R. Walberg -2% 48% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- NYY J. Reese R. Walberg 6% 54% Triple to LF
t1 0-0 1 --3 O NYY B. Chapman R. Walberg -5% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --3 NYY L. Gehrig R. Walberg 1% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O NYY T. Lazzeri R. Walberg -5% 45% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA M. Bishop H. Johnson 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- PHA M. Haas H. Johnson -2% 45% Single to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O PHA M. Cochrane H. Johnson 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Haas to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- R PHA A. Simmons H. Johnson -8% 39% Single to CF; Haas Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O PHA J. Foxx H. Johnson 2% 41% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 6-7-8
t2 0-1 0 --- O NYY S. Byrd R. Walberg -3% 38% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-1 1 --- NYY L. Lary R. Walberg 3% 41% Single to RF
t2 0-1 1 1-- O NYY B. Dickey R. Walberg -3% 38% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-1 2 1-- O NYY H. Johnson R. Walberg -3% 35% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O PHA B. Miller H. Johnson 2% 37% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- PHA J. Dykes H. Johnson -2% 35% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b2 1-0 1 1-- PHA J. Boley H. Johnson -3% 32% Single to LF; Dykes to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- OO PHA R. Walberg H. Johnson 8% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- O NYY E. Combs R. Walberg -3% 37% Flyball: C
t3 0-1 1 --- O NYY J. Reese R. Walberg -2% 35% Flyball: RF
t3 0-1 2 --- O NYY B. Chapman R. Walberg -1% 34% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- PHA M. Bishop H. Johnson -3% 31% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- O PHA M. Haas H. Johnson 2% 32% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Bishop to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- O PHA M. Cochrane H. Johnson 3% 36% Foul Flyball: C
b3 1-0 2 -2- R PHA A. Simmons H. Johnson -8% 27% Single to RF; Bishop Scores
b3 2-0 2 1-- PHA J. Foxx H. Johnson -1% 26% Walk; Simmons to 2B
b3 2-0 2 12- O PHA B. Miller H. Johnson 3% 29% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig R. Walberg -3% 26% Strikeout
t4 0-2 1 --- NYY T. Lazzeri R. Walberg 3% 29% Single to CF
t4 0-2 1 1-- O NYY S. Byrd R. Walberg -4% 26% Strikeout
t4 0-2 2 1-- O NYY L. Lary R. Walberg -3% 23% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 7-8-9
b4 2-0 0 --- O PHA J. Dykes H. Johnson 2% 25% Strikeout
b4 2-0 1 --- O PHA J. Boley H. Johnson 1% 26% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-0 2 --- O PHA R. Walberg H. Johnson 1% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey R. Walberg -3% 24% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-2 1 --- O NYY H. Johnson R. Walberg -2% 22% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 0-2 2 --- O NYY E. Combs R. Walberg -1% 20% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 1-2-3
b5 2-0 0 --- O PHA M. Bishop H. Johnson 2% 22% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-0 1 --- PHA M. Haas H. Johnson -2% 20% Single to LF
b5 2-0 1 1-- O PHA M. Cochrane H. Johnson 2% 23% Lineout: LF
b5 2-0 2 1-- O PHA A. Simmons H. Johnson 2% 24% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- NYY J. Reese R. Walberg 5% 30% Walk
t6 0-2 0 1-- NYY B. Chapman R. Walberg 8% 37% Walk; Reese to 2B
t6 0-2 0 12- NYY L. Gehrig R. Walberg 10% 48% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Chapman to 2B; Reese to 3B
t6 0-2 0 123 RO NYY T. Lazzeri R. Walberg 1% 49% Flyball: CF; Reese Scores; Chapman to 3B; Gehrig to 2B
t6 1-2 1 -23 NYY S. Byrd R. Walberg 2% 50% Walk
Hank McDonald replaces Rube Walberg pitching and batting 9th
t6 1-2 1 123 RO NYY L. Lary H. McDonald -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Chapman Scores/unER; Gehrig to 3B
t6 2-2 2 1-3 R NYY B. Dickey H. McDonald 14% 64% Single to CF; Gehrig Scores/unER; Lary to 3B
t6 3-2 2 1-3 O NYY H. Johnson H. McDonald -6% 58% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 5-6-7
b6 2-3 0 --- O PHA J. Foxx H. Johnson 4% 62% Strikeout
b6 2-3 1 --- O PHA B. Miller H. Johnson 3% 65% Foul Flyball: C
b6 2-3 2 --- O PHA J. Dykes H. Johnson 2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Athletics 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Hank McDonald facing 1-2-3
t7 3-2 0 --- NYY E. Combs H. McDonald 11% 78% Triple to CF
t7 3-2 0 --3 RO NYY J. Reese H. McDonald -1% 77% Lineout: CF; Combs Scores
t7 4-2 1 --- O NYY B. Chapman H. McDonald -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 4-2 2 --- NYY L. Gehrig H. McDonald 1% 77% Walk
t7 4-2 2 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri H. McDonald -2% 75% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 8-9-1
b7 2-4 0 --- O PHA J. Boley H. Johnson 4% 79% Popfly: SS
b7 2-4 1 --- O PHA H. McDonald H. Johnson 3% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-4 2 --- O PHA M. Bishop H. Johnson 2% 84% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 2.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Hank McDonald facing 6-7-8
t8 4-2 0 --- O NYY S. Byrd H. McDonald -2% 82% Strikeout
t8 4-2 1 --- O NYY L. Lary H. McDonald -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-2 2 --- O NYY B. Dickey H. McDonald -1% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 2-3-4
b8 2-4 0 --- PHA M. Haas H. Johnson -8% 72% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b8 2-4 0 1-- PHA M. Cochrane H. Johnson -12% 60% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Haas to 2B
b8 2-4 0 12- PHA A. Simmons H. Johnson -14% 46% Single to 3B; Haas to 3B; Cochrane to 2B
b8 2-4 0 123 O PHA J. Foxx H. Johnson 14% 60% Strikeout
b8 2-4 1 123 O PHA B. Miller H. Johnson 15% 75% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 2-4 2 123 O PHA J. Dykes H. Johnson 16% 91% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 2.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Hank McDonald facing 9-1-2
t9 4-2 0 --- NYY H. Johnson H. McDonald 1% 92% Single to RF
t9 4-2 0 1-- O NYY E. Combs H. McDonald -1% 91% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 4-2 1 1-- NYY J. Reese H. McDonald 3% 94% Double to RF; Combs to 3B
t9 4-2 1 -23 RR NYY B. Chapman H. McDonald 4% 98% Single to LF; Combs Scores; Reese Scores
t9 6-2 1 1-- NYY L. Gehrig H. McDonald 0% 98% Chapman Steals 2B
t9 6-2 1 -2- NYY L. Gehrig H. McDonald 0% 99% Chapman Steals 3B
t9 6-2 1 --3 RO NYY L. Gehrig H. McDonald 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B; Chapman Scores
t9 7-2 2 --- O NYY T. Lazzeri H. McDonald -0% 99% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Yankees' Hank Johnson facing 8-9-1
b9 2-7 0 --- O PHA J. Boley H. Johnson 1% 100% Flyball: LF
Doc Cramer pinch hits for Hank McDonald (P) batting 9th
b9 2-7 1 --- O PHA D. Cramer H. Johnson 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 2-7 2 --- O PHA M. Bishop H. Johnson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 7, Athletics 2.

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