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Standings
CHW
@BOS
2
3
 
(10)
DET
@NYY
2
9
CLE
@PHA
3
14
SLB
@WSH
5
4
BRO
@PIT
2
5
BRO
@PIT
1
2
PHI
@STL
0
5
Tuesday, September 15, 1931,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:44
Indians
3
72-68
 Lost 2 
4th, 26 GB
at Athletics
14
99-43
 Won 2 
1st
W: Eddie Rommel (6-5)
L: Mel Harder (13-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  1  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    3  9  3
Athletics       3  2  2   0  0  2   1  4  X   14 18  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Odell Hale 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .344 .394 .557 .951 0.058 0.42 0.079 -0.021 0.5 2 2 3B
Bruce Connatser 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.013 0.46 0.032 -0.045 -0.2 8 0
Dick Porter RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .318 .405 .393 .798 -0.072 0.68 0.037 -0.109 -0.9 2 0
Earl Averill CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .333 .405 .580 .985 0.121 0.67 0.133 -0.012 1.4 2 0 HR
Joe Vosmik LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .322 .362 .472 .835 -0.096 0.80 0.023 -0.118 -0.9 2 0 3B,GDP
Johnny Hodapp 2B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .303 .341 .377 .718 -0.007 0.49 0.013 -0.021 0.3 4 3
Luke Sewell C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .346 .382 .728 -0.022 0.47 0.021 -0.043 -0.1 2 0 2B
Ed Montague SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .351 .388 .739 -0.054 0.47 0.000 -0.054 -1.5 2 6
Mel Harder P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .267 .301 .568 -0.020 0.73 0.000 -0.020 -0.3 0 0
   Oral Hildebrand P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.014 0.27 0.000 -0.014 -0.4 0 1
   Bibb Falk PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316 .385 .454 .839 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.5
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 1 1 36 .257 .278 .486 .763 -0.119 0.53 0.338 -0.457 -2.5 24 12
2B: L Sewell (28, off E Rommel).
3B: O Hale (4, off E Rommel); J Vosmik (13, off E Rommel).
HR: E Averill (30, off E Rommel, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: E Averill 5; O Hale 3; L Sewell 3; J Vosmik 3; J Hodapp; B Connatser; D Porter.
GIDP: J Vosmik ().
RBI: E Averill (137); J Hodapp (51); J Vosmik (107).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Montague-B Connatser.
E: E Montague 2 (24); O Hale (9).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eric McNair 2B 5 3 1 1 0 0 6 .269 .302 .364 .666 0.032 0.38 0.053 -0.021 -0.3 1 3 HBP
Lou Finney LF 4 3 3 2 0 0 5 .600 .636 .800 1.436 0.224 0.63 0.225 -0.001 3.8 7 1 3B,HBP
Jimmy Moore RF 4 2 3 1 1 0 5 .220 .267 .315 .582 0.088 0.54 0.096 -0.008 1.8 1 0 2B
Al Simmons CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .381 .439 .631 1.070 -0.041 0.62 0.028 -0.068 0.5 2 0
Phil Todt 1B 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .247 .275 .429 .704 0.151 0.67 0.156 -0.005 1.6 7 0
Jimmy Dykes 3B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .270 .365 .380 .746 -0.046 0.34 0.001 -0.047 -0.4 1 3
Dib Williams SS 5 2 5 1 0 0 5 .276 .319 .396 .715 0.033 0.21 0.033 0.000 2.7 3 1
Joe Palmisano C 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .172 .250 .207 .457 -0.015 0.36 0.020 -0.034 -0.6 5 0
Eddie Rommel P 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .288 .362 .346 .708 -0.046 0.28 0.003 -0.049 0.1 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 43 14 18 11 1 1 46 .419 .457 .488 .945 0.380 0.45 0.615 -0.233 9.1 27 9
2B: J Moore (4, off M Harder).
3B: L Finney (1, off M Harder).
HBP: E McNair (3, by M Harder); L Finney (1, by O Hildebrand).
TB: L Finney 5; D Williams 5; J Moore 4; A Simmons 2; E McNair; J Dykes; E Rommel; P Todt; J Palmisano.
GIDP: E Rommel ().
RBI: L Finney 2 (3); P Todt 2 (42); J Moore (18); D Williams (39); J Dykes (42); E Rommel (4); E McNair (31); A Simmons (118); J Palmisano (1).
2-out RBI: L Finney 2; E Rommel.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 8 for 21.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Finney-J Palmisano; J Dykes-E McNair-P Todt.
E: E McNair (18).
Outfield Assists: L Finney (O Hale at home plate).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Harder, L (13-13) 2.2 10 7 5 0 1 0 4.28 20 15 -0.373 0.88 -5.6
Oral Hildebrand 5.1 8 7 6 1 0 0 8.38 26 1 0 -0.008 0.11 -3.5
Team Totals 8 18 14 11 1 1 0 12.38 46 15 1 0 -0.381 0.45 -9.1

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eddie Rommel, W (6-5) 9 9 3 2 1 1 1 3.22 36 59 0.119 0.53 2.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 2 1 1 1 2.00 36 59 0.119 0.53 2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: O Hildebrand (3; L Finney); M Harder (6; E McNair).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brick Owens, 1B - Red Ormsby, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 1:44.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Odell Hale 3B 1 Eric McNair 2B
2 Bruce Connatser 1B 2 Lou Finney LF
3 Dick Porter RF 3 Jimmy Moore RF
4 Earl Averill CF 4 Al Simmons CF
5 Joe Vosmik LF 5 Phil Todt 1B
6 Johnny Hodapp 2B 6 Jimmy Dykes 3B
7 Luke Sewell C 7 Dib Williams SS
8 Ed Montague SS 8 Joe Palmisano C
9 Mel Harder P 9 Eddie Rommel P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 1-- R PHA L. Finney M. Harder 13% 71% Single to LF; McNair Scores/Adv on E6 (throw); Finney to 3B
b2 3-1 2 123 RR PHA P. Todt M. Harder 11% 86% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); McNair Scores/No RBI/unER; Finney Scores/No RBI/unER; Moore to 3B
t6 2-7 0 123 ROO CLE J. Vosmik E. Rommel 9% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Connatser Scores/unER; Porter to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 OO CLE D. Porter E. Rommel 9% 55% Double Play: Flyball: LF (Short LF); Hale out at Hm/LF-C
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE O. Hale E. Rommel -8% 42% Triple to RF

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, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE O. Hale E. Rommel -8% 42% Triple to RF
t1 0-0 0 --3 O CLE B. Connatser E. Rommel 4% 46% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --3 OO CLE D. Porter E. Rommel 9% 55% Double Play: Flyball: LF (Short LF); Hale out at Hm/LF-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PHA E. McNair M. Harder 3% 59% Single to SS
b1 0-0 0 1-- R PHA L. Finney M. Harder 13% 71% Single to LF; McNair Scores/Adv on E6 (throw); Finney to 3B
b1 1-0 0 --3 R PHA J. Moore M. Harder 5% 76% Double to LF; Finney Scores
b1 2-0 0 -2- O PHA A. Simmons M. Harder -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B; Moore to 3B
b1 2-0 1 --3 R PHA P. Todt M. Harder 4% 79% Single to CF; Moore Scores
b1 3-0 1 1-- O PHA J. Dykes M. Harder -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 3-0 2 1-- PHA D. Williams M. Harder 1% 78% Single to RF; Dykes to 2B
b1 3-0 2 12- O PHA J. Palmisano M. Harder -3% 76% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 3.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- R CLE E. Averill E. Rommel -8% 68% Home Run (Deep RF)
t2 1-3 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik E. Rommel 2% 70% Lineout: LF
t2 1-3 1 --- O CLE J. Hodapp E. Rommel 2% 72% Flyball: SS
t2 1-3 2 --- CLE L. Sewell E. Rommel -2% 70% Double to LF
t2 1-3 2 -2- O CLE E. Montague E. Rommel 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Mel Harder facing 9-1-2
b2 3-1 0 --- O PHA E. Rommel M. Harder -2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 3-1 1 --- PHA E. McNair M. Harder 2% 73% Hit By Pitch
b2 3-1 1 1-- PHA L. Finney M. Harder 2% 76% Single to RF; McNair to 2B
b2 3-1 1 12- PHA J. Moore M. Harder 4% 80% Single (SS-3B Hole); McNair to 3B; Finney to 2B
b2 3-1 1 123 O PHA A. Simmons M. Harder -5% 75% Strikeout
b2 3-1 2 123 RR PHA P. Todt M. Harder 11% 86% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); McNair Scores/No RBI/unER; Finney Scores/No RBI/unER; Moore to 3B
b2 5-1 2 1-3 O PHA J. Dykes M. Harder -2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 5.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 9-1-2
t3 1-5 0 --- O CLE M. Harder E. Rommel 2% 86% Flyball: LF
t3 1-5 1 --- O CLE O. Hale E. Rommel 1% 87% Flyball: LF
t3 1-5 2 --- CLE B. Connatser E. Rommel -1% 86% Single to CF
t3 1-5 2 1-- O CLE D. Porter E. Rommel 2% 88% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-1, Indians' Mel Harder facing 7-8-9
b3 5-1 0 --- PHA D. Williams M. Harder 1% 89% Single to LF
b3 5-1 0 1-- PHA J. Palmisano M. Harder 2% 91% Single (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Williams to 2B
b3 5-1 0 12- O PHA E. Rommel M. Harder -2% 89% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
b3 5-1 1 12- O PHA E. McNair M. Harder -1% 88% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Williams to 3B
b3 5-1 2 1-3 RR PHA L. Finney M. Harder 7% 94% Triple to CF; Williams Scores; McNair Scores
Oral Hildebrand replaces Mel Harder pitching and batting 9th
b3 7-1 2 --3 O PHA J. Moore O. Hildebrand -1% 94% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 7.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-7, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 4-5-6
t4 1-7 0 --- O CLE E. Averill E. Rommel 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-7 1 --- CLE J. Vosmik E. Rommel -2% 92% Triple to RF (RF Line)
t4 1-7 1 --3 RO CLE J. Hodapp E. Rommel 0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B; Vosmik Scores
t4 2-7 2 --- O CLE L. Sewell E. Rommel 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-2, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 4-5-6
b4 7-2 0 --- O PHA A. Simmons O. Hildebrand -1% 93% Flyball: RF
b4 7-2 1 --- O PHA P. Todt O. Hildebrand -0% 92% Flyball: CF
b4 7-2 2 --- O PHA J. Dykes O. Hildebrand -0% 92% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 7.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-7, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 8-9-1
t5 2-7 0 --- O CLE E. Montague E. Rommel 2% 94% Flyball: 3B
t5 2-7 1 --- O CLE O. Hildebrand E. Rommel 1% 94% Strikeout
t5 2-7 2 --- O CLE O. Hale E. Rommel 1% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-2, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 7-8-9
b5 7-2 0 --- PHA D. Williams O. Hildebrand 1% 96% Single to RF
b5 7-2 0 1-- O PHA J. Palmisano O. Hildebrand -1% 95% Flyball: CF
b5 7-2 1 1-- OO PHA E. Rommel O. Hildebrand -1% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 7.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-7, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 2-3-4
t6 2-7 0 --- CLE B. Connatser E. Rommel -2% 92% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t6 2-7 0 1-- CLE D. Porter E. Rommel -4% 88% Single to CF; Connatser to 2B
t6 2-7 0 12- CLE E. Averill E. Rommel -6% 82% Single; Connatser to 3B; Porter to 2B
t6 2-7 0 123 ROO CLE J. Vosmik E. Rommel 9% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Connatser Scores/unER; Porter to 3B
t6 3-7 2 --3 CLE J. Hodapp E. Rommel -1% 90% Walk
t6 3-7 2 1-3 O CLE L. Sewell E. Rommel 4% 94% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-3, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 1-2-3
b6 7-3 0 --- O PHA E. McNair O. Hildebrand -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 7-3 1 --- PHA L. Finney O. Hildebrand 1% 94% Hit By Pitch
b6 7-3 1 1-- PHA J. Moore O. Hildebrand 1% 95% Walk; Finney to 2B
b6 7-3 1 12- R PHA A. Simmons O. Hildebrand 3% 98% Single to RF (Deep RF); Finney Scores; Moore to 3B
b6 8-3 1 1-3 RO PHA P. Todt O. Hildebrand 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B; Moore Scores; Simmons to 2B
b6 9-3 2 -2- O PHA J. Dykes O. Hildebrand -0% 98% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 9.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-9, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 8-9-1
t7 3-9 0 --- O CLE E. Montague E. Rommel 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-9 1 --- O CLE O. Hildebrand E. Rommel 0% 99% Lineout: LF
t7 3-9 2 --- O CLE O. Hale E. Rommel 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 9-3, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 7-8-9
b7 9-3 0 --- PHA D. Williams O. Hildebrand 0% 99% Single (Bunt to Weak 3B)
b7 9-3 0 1-- O PHA J. Palmisano O. Hildebrand -0% 99% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b7 9-3 1 1-- PHA E. Rommel O. Hildebrand 0% 99% Fielder's Choice 3B; Palmisano to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw)
b7 9-3 1 1-3 RO PHA E. McNair O. Hildebrand 0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Palmisano Scores/unER
b7 10-3 2 1-- O PHA L. Finney O. Hildebrand -0% 99% Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 10.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-10, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 2-3-4
t8 3-10 0 --- O CLE B. Connatser E. Rommel 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t8 3-10 1 --- O CLE D. Porter E. Rommel 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 3-10 2 --- O CLE E. Averill E. Rommel 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 10-3, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 3-4-5
b8 10-3 0 --- PHA J. Moore O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Single
b8 10-3 0 1-- PHA A. Simmons O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Single to CF; Moore to 2B
b8 10-3 0 12- O PHA P. Todt O. Hildebrand -0% 100% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Simmons to 2B
b8 10-3 1 12- R PHA J. Dykes O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Single to LF; Simmons Scores; Todt to 2B
b8 11-3 1 12- R PHA D. Williams O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Single to LF; Todt Scores; Dykes to 3B
b8 12-3 1 1-3 RO PHA J. Palmisano O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Dykes Scores; Williams to 2B
b8 13-3 2 -2- R PHA E. Rommel O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Single to CF; Williams Scores
b8 14-3 2 1-- O PHA E. McNair O. Hildebrand 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 14.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-14, Athletics' Eddie Rommel facing 5-6-7
t9 3-14 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik E. Rommel 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 3-14 1 --- CLE J. Hodapp E. Rommel 0% 100% Single
t9 3-14 1 1-- CLE L. Sewell E. Rommel 0% 100% Single to CF; Hodapp to 2B
t9 3-14 1 12- O CLE E. Montague E. Rommel 0% 100% Flyball: SS
Bibb Falk pinch hits for Oral Hildebrand (P) batting 9th
t9 3-14 2 12- O CLE B. Falk E. Rommel 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 14.

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