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Standings
WSH
@BOS
11
3
WSH
@BOS
4
3
DET
@CHW
4
5
DET
@CHW
1
10
SLB
@CLE
4
5
NYY
@PHA
5
6
CHC
@CIN
8
4
BSN
@NYG
4
7
PIT
@STL
4
0
Wednesday, May 27, 1931,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 15,000, Time of Game: 1:49
Yankees
5
20-14
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5½ GB
at Athletics
6
25-8
 Won 1 
1st
L: Roy Sherid (5-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  3  0    5 12  0
Athletics       2  0  1   1  0  0   0  2  X    6 11  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 0 3 0 0 0 5 .329 .389 .427 .816 0.118 1.47 0.157 -0.039 1.0 2 0 3B,2B,SB
Jimmie Reese 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .306 .358 .423 .782 -0.252 1.56 0.000 -0.252 -2.4 0 1
Babe Ruth LF 4 0 2 0 1 1 5 .396 .545 .736 1.282 0.073 1.49 0.150 -0.078 0.1 5 0 2B
   Myril Hoag PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .154 .308 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Lou Gehrig 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .298 .462 .557 1.019 -0.210 1.98 0.000 -0.210 -1.6 8 0
Ben Chapman RF 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .331 .388 .483 .871 -0.069 1.55 0.084 -0.153 -0.1 0 0
Joe Sewell 3B 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .182 .308 .227 .535 0.019 2.03 0.208 -0.190 0.9 1 2 2B
Lyn Lary SS 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .324 .423 .504 .927 0.289 1.54 0.310 -0.022 1.8 2 4 2B
Bill Dickey C 3 0 0 1 1 1 4 .295 .355 .349 .703 -0.024 1.58 0.087 -0.111 0.2 6 1
George Pipgras P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.137 1.55 0.000 -0.137 -1.3 0 0
   Tony Lazzeri PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .221 .362 .279 .641 0.227 3.16 0.227 0.000 1.0 2B
   Roy Sherid P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .346 .320 .666 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lefty Weinert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 39 5 12 4 3 6 42 .308 .357 .487 .844 0.034 1.68 1.223 -1.192 -0.5 24 9
2B: B Ruth (8, off G Earnshaw); E Combs (10, off G Earnshaw); J Sewell (1, off G Earnshaw); L Lary (7, off G Earnshaw); T Lazzeri (7, off G Earnshaw).
3B: E Combs (3, off G Earnshaw).
TB: E Combs 6; B Ruth 3; L Lary 3; J Sewell 3; B Chapman 2; T Lazzeri 2.
RBI: T Lazzeri (18); L Lary (27); B Dickey (18); J Sewell (1).
2-out RBI: T Lazzeri.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Weinert-B Dickey-L Gehrig.
Baserunning
SB: E Combs (2, 2nd base off G Earnshaw/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 2 2 0 0 0 4 .276 .406 .409 .816 0.048 0.67 0.076 -0.028 0.4 0 7 2B
Mule Haas CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .314 .360 .429 .789 -0.048 0.85 0.018 -0.065 -0.5 1 0 SH
Mickey Cochrane C 4 2 3 3 0 0 4 .407 .456 .696 1.152 0.312 1.44 0.334 -0.022 2.6 6 0 HR,2B
Al Simmons LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .418 .462 .776 1.238 0.192 1.49 0.257 -0.065 0.3 3 0 2B
Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .265 .363 .520 .883 -0.027 1.20 0.022 -0.049 -0.3 11 0 IW
Bing Miller RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .279 .328 .459 .787 0.220 1.48 0.258 -0.037 1.6 5 0 2·2B
Eric McNair 3B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .346 .414 .462 .875 0.039 0.70 0.057 -0.018 0.8 1 1
Joe Boley SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .192 .248 .267 .515 -0.050 0.86 0.013 -0.063 -1.2 0 2
George Earnshaw P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .133 .133 .233 .367 -0.154 0.89 0.000 -0.154 -2.5 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 33 6 11 6 2 4 36 .333 .371 .576 .947 0.532 1.06 1.035 -0.501 1.1 27 11
2B: M Bishop (9, off G Pipgras); M Cochrane (11, off G Pipgras); B Miller 2 (12, 1 off G Pipgras, 1 off R Sherid); A Simmons (11, off R Sherid).
HR: M Cochrane (8, off G Pipgras, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: M Haas (8, off G Pipgras).
IBB: J Foxx (2, by R Sherid).
TB: M Cochrane 7; B Miller 4; M Bishop 3; A Simmons 2; E McNair 2; M Haas.
GIDP: G Earnshaw ().
RBI: M Cochrane 3 (33); B Miller 2 (19); J Boley (11).
2-out RBI: M Cochrane.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
E: J Boley (7).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Pipgras 7 8 4 4 0 4 1 5.34 29 49 -0.064 0.77 0.3
Roy Sherid, BS (2), L (5-3) 0 3 2 2 2 0 0 5.72 5 0 0 -0.597 2.76 -3.9
Lefty Weinert 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.63 2 3 0 0.128 1.13 2.5
Team Totals 8 11 6 6 2 4 1 6.75 36 49 3 0 -0.533 1.06 -1.1
R Sherid faced 5 batters in the 8th inning.

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Earnshaw, W (6-2) 9 12 5 4 3 6 0 3.65 42 48 -0.033 1.68 0.5
Team Totals 9 12 5 4 3 6 0 4.00 42 48 -0.033 1.68 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Sherid (1; J Foxx).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Geisel, 1B - George Moriarty, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 1:49.
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 Babe Ruth LF 3 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Al Simmons LF
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 Jimmie Foxx 1B
6 Joe Sewell 3B 6 Bing Miller RF
7 Lyn Lary SS 7 Eric McNair 3B
8 Bill Dickey C 8 Joe Boley SS
9 George Pipgras P 9 George Earnshaw P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 4-5 0 1-- PHA A. Simmons R. Sherid 26% 70% Double to CF; Cochrane to 3B
t8 4-4 2 --3 R NYY T. Lazzeri G. Earnshaw -23% 30% Double to RF; Lary Scores
t8 3-4 1 -2- R NYY L. Lary G. Earnshaw -22% 46% Double (CF-RF); Sewell Scores
b8 4-5 0 123 RR PHA B. Miller R. Sherid 22% 94% Double to LF; Simmons Scores; Cochrane Scores; Foxx to 3B
t8 2-4 1 1-- R NYY J. Sewell G. Earnshaw -15% 68% Double to RF; Chapman Scores

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' George Earnshaw facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY E. Combs G. Earnshaw 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Reese G. Earnshaw 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- NYY B. Ruth G. Earnshaw -2% 52% Double to RF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O NYY L. Gehrig G. Earnshaw 3% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PHA M. Bishop G. Pipgras 3% 59% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O PHA M. Haas G. Pipgras -2% 57% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Bishop to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- RR PHA M. Cochrane G. Pipgras 14% 70% Home Run; Bishop Scores
b1 2-0 1 --- O PHA A. Simmons G. Pipgras -1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 2-0 2 --- O PHA J. Foxx G. Pipgras -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- NYY B. Chapman G. Earnshaw -4% 64% Single to SS
t2 0-2 0 1-- NYY J. Sewell G. Earnshaw -6% 59% Single to 2B; Chapman to 2B
t2 0-2 0 12- NYY L. Lary G. Earnshaw -7% 51% Single to LF; Chapman to 3B; Sewell to 2B
t2 0-2 0 123 R NYY B. Dickey G. Earnshaw -9% 43% Walk; Chapman Scores; Sewell to 3B; Lary to 2B
t2 1-2 0 123 O NYY G. Pipgras G. Earnshaw 7% 49% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-2 1 123 RO NYY E. Combs G. Earnshaw 2% 51% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Sewell Scores/No RBI/unER; Lary out at Hm/SS-3B; Dickey to 2B
t2 2-2 2 12- O NYY J. Reese G. Earnshaw 5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 6-7-8
b2 2-2 0 --- O PHA B. Miller G. Pipgras -2% 53% Foul Flyball: SS
b2 2-2 1 --- O PHA E. McNair G. Pipgras -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b2 2-2 2 --- O PHA J. Boley G. Pipgras -1% 50% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 2.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 3-4-5
t3 2-2 0 --- O NYY B. Ruth G. Earnshaw 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t3 2-2 1 --- O NYY L. Gehrig G. Earnshaw 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t3 2-2 2 --- O NYY B. Chapman G. Earnshaw 1% 56% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 9-1-2
b3 2-2 0 --- O PHA G. Earnshaw G. Pipgras -3% 53% Strikeout
b3 2-2 1 --- PHA M. Bishop G. Pipgras 4% 58% Double to RF
b3 2-2 1 -2- O PHA M. Haas G. Pipgras -4% 54% Flyball: LF
b3 2-2 2 -2- R PHA M. Cochrane G. Pipgras 11% 64% Double to CF; Bishop Scores
b3 3-2 2 -2- O PHA A. Simmons G. Pipgras -3% 61% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 3.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 6-7-8
t4 2-3 0 --- O NYY J. Sewell G. Earnshaw 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-3 1 --- O NYY L. Lary G. Earnshaw 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-3 2 --- O NYY B. Dickey G. Earnshaw 1% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 5-6-7
b4 3-2 0 --- O PHA J. Foxx G. Pipgras -2% 65% Strikeout
b4 3-2 1 --- PHA B. Miller G. Pipgras 4% 69% Double to RF (Deep RF)
b4 3-2 1 -2- PHA E. McNair G. Pipgras 4% 74% Single to CF (Short CF); Miller to 3B
b4 3-2 1 1-3 RO PHA J. Boley G. Pipgras 1% 75% Flyball: LF (Deep LF); Miller Scores
b4 4-2 2 1-- O PHA G. Earnshaw G. Pipgras -2% 73% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 4.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 9-1-2
t5 2-4 0 --- O NYY G. Pipgras G. Earnshaw 3% 76% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-4 1 --- NYY E. Combs G. Earnshaw -5% 71% Double to CF
t5 2-4 1 -2- O NYY J. Reese G. Earnshaw 4% 76% Flyball: RF
t5 2-4 2 -2- NYY B. Ruth G. Earnshaw -2% 74% Walk
t5 2-4 2 12- O NYY L. Gehrig G. Earnshaw 6% 80% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 1-2-3
b5 4-2 0 --- O PHA M. Bishop G. Pipgras -2% 78% Flyball: LF
b5 4-2 1 --- PHA M. Haas G. Pipgras 2% 80% Single to CF
b5 4-2 1 1-- O PHA M. Cochrane G. Pipgras -2% 77% Flyball: LF
b5 4-2 2 1-- O PHA A. Simmons G. Pipgras -2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 4.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 5-6-7
t6 2-4 0 --- O NYY B. Chapman G. Earnshaw 3% 79% Lineout: 1B
t6 2-4 1 --- O NYY J. Sewell G. Earnshaw 2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-4 2 --- NYY L. Lary G. Earnshaw -2% 80% Walk
t6 2-4 2 1-- O NYY B. Dickey G. Earnshaw 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 5-6-7
b6 4-2 0 --- O PHA J. Foxx G. Pipgras -2% 81% Popfly: SS
b6 4-2 1 --- O PHA B. Miller G. Pipgras -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-2 2 --- PHA E. McNair G. Pipgras 1% 81% Single to LF
b6 4-2 2 1-- O PHA J. Boley G. Pipgras -2% 79% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 9-1-2
t7 2-4 0 --- O NYY G. Pipgras G. Earnshaw 4% 83% Lineout: RF
t7 2-4 1 --- NYY E. Combs G. Earnshaw -8% 75% Triple to CF
t7 2-4 1 --3 O NYY J. Reese G. Earnshaw 8% 82% Strikeout
t7 2-4 2 --3 O NYY B. Ruth G. Earnshaw 5% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 9-1-2
b7 4-2 0 --- O PHA G. Earnshaw G. Pipgras -1% 86% Strikeout
b7 4-2 1 --- O PHA M. Bishop G. Pipgras -1% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 4-2 2 --- O PHA M. Haas G. Pipgras -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 4.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 4-5-6
t8 2-4 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig G. Earnshaw 4% 88% Flyball: LF
t8 2-4 1 --- NYY B. Chapman G. Earnshaw -5% 84% Single to P
t8 2-4 1 1-- R NYY J. Sewell G. Earnshaw -15% 68% Double to RF; Chapman Scores
t8 3-4 1 -2- R NYY L. Lary G. Earnshaw -22% 46% Double (CF-RF); Sewell Scores
t8 4-4 1 -2- O NYY B. Dickey G. Earnshaw 6% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B; Lary to 3B
Tony Lazzeri pinch hits for George Pipgras (P) batting 9th
t8 4-4 2 --3 R NYY T. Lazzeri G. Earnshaw -23% 30% Double to RF; Lary Scores
t8 5-4 2 -2- NYY E. Combs G. Earnshaw -2% 28% Single to P; Lazzeri to 3B
t8 5-4 2 1-3 NYY J. Reese G. Earnshaw -1% 27% Combs Steals 2B
t8 5-4 2 -23 O NYY J. Reese G. Earnshaw 7% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Yankees' Roy Sherid facing 3-4-5
Roy Sherid replaces Tony Lazzeri (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-5 0 --- PHA M. Cochrane R. Sherid 9% 44% Single to CF
b8 4-5 0 1-- PHA A. Simmons R. Sherid 26% 70% Double to CF; Cochrane to 3B
b8 4-5 0 -23 PHA J. Foxx R. Sherid 2% 72% Intentional Walk
b8 4-5 0 123 RR PHA B. Miller R. Sherid 22% 94% Double to LF; Simmons Scores; Cochrane Scores; Foxx to 3B
b8 6-5 0 -23 PHA E. McNair R. Sherid 1% 94% Walk
Lefty Weinert replaces Roy Sherid pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-5 0 123 O PHA J. Boley L. Weinert -3% 91% Groundout: SS-C/Forceout at Hm; Miller to 3B; McNair to 2B
b8 6-5 1 123 OO PHA G. Earnshaw L. Weinert -10% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 6.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-6, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 3-4-5
t9 5-6 0 --- NYY B. Ruth G. Earnshaw -11% 70% Single to P
Myril Hoag pinch runs for Babe Ruth (LF) batting 3rd
t9 5-6 0 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig G. Earnshaw 6% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hoag to 2B
t9 5-6 1 -2- O NYY B. Chapman G. Earnshaw 10% 86% Groundout: P-1B; Hoag to 3B
t9 5-6 2 --3 O NYY J. Sewell G. Earnshaw 14% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 6.

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