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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BOS
1
2
CLE
@PHA
5
7
SLB
@WSH
2
6
BSN
@CHC
5
6
BSN
@CHC
7
8
NYG
@CIN
3
7
NYG
@CIN
3
4
BRO
@PIT
11
5
PHI
@STL
3
6
Wednesday, September 16, 1931,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Indians
5
72-69
 Lost 3 
4th, 27 GB
at Athletics
7
100-43
 Won 3 
1st
W: George Earnshaw (20-7)
L: Wes Ferrell (20-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  5  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    5  6  0
Athletics       0  0  0   0  4  3   0  0  X    7 10  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 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .328 .386 .531 .917 0.014 0.86 0.044 -0.031 -0.3 1 3
Bruce Connatser 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.037 0.98 0.053 -0.090 0.1 10 1
Dick Porter RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .314 .401 .388 .790 -0.072 0.66 0.000 -0.072 -0.9 2 0
Earl Averill CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .330 .403 .576 .979 -0.092 0.85 0.000 -0.092 -1.0 2 1
Joe Vosmik LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .322 .362 .471 .832 -0.019 0.58 0.026 -0.045 -0.2 2 0
Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .305 .342 .379 .721 0.095 0.91 0.115 -0.020 0.5 2 4
Glenn Myatt C 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .260 .328 .379 .707 0.132 1.65 0.178 -0.047 0.7 4 0
Ed Montague SS 2 1 1 2 1 1 3 .286 .357 .390 .746 0.148 1.20 0.155 -0.006 1.4 1 4
   Bibb Falk PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .314 .382 .451 .833 -0.112 4.33 0.000 -0.112 -0.6
Wes Ferrell P 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .318 .375 .609 .984 -0.141 1.88 0.089 -0.230 -0.2 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 33 5 6 5 3 6 36 .182 .250 .182 .432 -0.084 1.15 0.660 -0.745 -0.5 24 14
TB: J Hodapp 2; B Connatser; J Vosmik; W Ferrell; E Montague.
GIDP: W Ferrell ().
RBI: E Montague 2 (21); O Hale (5); W Ferrell (29); B Connatser (1).
2-out RBI: B Connatser.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Averill-G Myatt; O Hale-J Hodapp-O Hale.
Outfield Assists: E Averill (D Cramer at home plate).

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 2 2 3 0 1 5 .271 .304 .376 .680 0.219 0.86 0.267 -0.048 1.5 3 5 HR
Lou Finney LF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .462 .563 .615 1.178 0.021 0.57 0.055 -0.034 0.2 2 0
Mickey Cochrane C 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .347 .422 .548 .970 -0.010 0.64 0.012 -0.022 -0.2 2 0
   Joe Palmisano PR-C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .161 .235 .194 .429 -0.055 1.11 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 5 0
Al Simmons CF 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .381 .439 .631 1.070 0.009 0.66 0.025 -0.016 0.0 0 0
   Doc Cramer CF 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 .264 .307 .349 .656 0.109 0.97 0.109 0.000 1.6 0 0 2B
Phil Todt 1B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .253 .280 .430 .710 0.122 1.32 0.189 -0.067 1.4 11 1
Jimmy Moore RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .217 .268 .310 .578 -0.021 0.78 0.028 -0.049 -0.2 2 0 SH
Jimmy Dykes 3B 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 .271 .369 .384 .754 0.134 0.91 0.141 -0.007 1.3 1 2 2B,HBP
Dib Williams SS 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .279 .322 .401 .723 -0.032 1.31 0.135 -0.167 -1.7 0 3 2B
George Earnshaw P 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .261 .287 .387 .674 -0.080 1.01 0.000 -0.080 -1.1 1 1
Team Totals 31 7 10 7 5 3 38 .323 .432 .516 .949 0.416 0.93 0.961 -0.545 2.1 27 12
2B: D Williams (11, off W Ferrell); D Cramer (8, off W Ferrell); J Dykes (24, off W Ferrell).
HR: E McNair (5, off W Ferrell, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: J Moore (3, off W Ferrell).
HBP: J Dykes (6, by W Ferrell).
TB: E McNair 5; D Williams 3; D Cramer 3; P Todt 2; J Dykes 2; A Simmons.
RBI: E McNair 3 (34); P Todt 2 (44); D Cramer (20); G Earnshaw (13).
2-out RBI: P Todt 2; D Cramer.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Williams-E McNair-P Todt.
E: D Williams (24).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wes Ferrell, L (20-12) 8 10 7 7 5 3 1 3.85 38 32 -0.415 0.93 -2.1
Team Totals 8 10 7 7 5 3 1 7.88 38 32 -0.415 0.93 -2.1

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Earnshaw, W (20-7) 9 6 5 5 3 6 0 3.47 36 58 0.085 1.15 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 5 5 3 6 0 5.00 36 58 0.085 1.15 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: W Ferrell (3; J Dykes).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Ormsby, 1B - George Hildebrand, 2B - (none), 3B - Brick Owens.
Time of Game: 0:00.
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 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Earl Averill CF 4 Al Simmons CF
5 Joe Vosmik LF 5 Phil Todt 1B
6 Johnny Hodapp 2B 6 Jimmy Moore RF
7 Glenn Myatt C 7 Jimmy Dykes 3B
8 Ed Montague SS 8 Dib Williams SS
9 Wes Ferrell P 9 George Earnshaw P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 5-5 1 1-- RR PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell 23% 81% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
t9 5-7 1 12- OO CLE W. Ferrell G. Earnshaw 18% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b5 2-5 2 -23 RR PHA P. Todt W. Ferrell 16% 40% Single (LF-CF); Finney Scores; Cramer Scores
t9 5-7 0 1-- CLE G. Myatt G. Earnshaw -12% 71% Fielder's Choice SS; Hodapp to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
t2 0-0 1 123 RR CLE E. Montague G. Earnshaw -11% 29% Single to RF; Vosmik Scores; Hodapp Scores; Myatt to 2B

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' George Earnshaw facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE O. Hale G. Earnshaw 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Connatser G. Earnshaw 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE D. Porter G. Earnshaw 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PHA L. Finney W. Ferrell -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- PHA M. Cochrane W. Ferrell 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- PHA A. Simmons W. Ferrell 3% 55% Single to RF; Cochrane to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 O PHA P. Todt W. Ferrell -5% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE E. Averill G. Earnshaw 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Vosmik G. Earnshaw -3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- CLE J. Hodapp G. Earnshaw -4% 46% Single to LF; Vosmik to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- CLE G. Myatt G. Earnshaw -6% 41% Walk; Vosmik to 3B; Hodapp to 2B
t2 0-0 1 123 RR CLE E. Montague G. Earnshaw -11% 29% Single to RF; Vosmik Scores; Hodapp Scores; Myatt to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- R CLE W. Ferrell G. Earnshaw -9% 20% Single (Ground Ball); Myatt Scores; Montague to 3B
t2 3-0 1 1-3 RO CLE O. Hale G. Earnshaw -1% 19% Groundout: 1B-P; Montague Scores; Ferrell to 2B
t2 4-0 2 -2- R CLE B. Connatser G. Earnshaw -5% 14% Single to RF; Ferrell Scores; Connatser to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 5-0 2 -2- O CLE D. Porter G. Earnshaw 1% 15% Flyball: LF
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 6-7-8
b2 0-5 0 --- PHA J. Moore W. Ferrell 3% 18% Walk
b2 0-5 0 1-- PHA J. Dykes W. Ferrell 4% 22% Walk; Moore to 2B
b2 0-5 0 12- OO PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell -9% 13% Double Play: Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Moore out at Hm/2B-3B
b2 0-5 2 1-- O PHA G. Earnshaw W. Ferrell -2% 11% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 4-5-6
t3 5-0 0 --- O CLE E. Averill G. Earnshaw 1% 12% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 5-0 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Earnshaw 1% 13% Foul Flyball: C
t3 5-0 2 --- O CLE J. Hodapp G. Earnshaw 0% 14% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 1-2-3
b3 0-5 0 --- O PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell -2% 12% Strikeout
b3 0-5 1 --- PHA L. Finney W. Ferrell 2% 14% Walk
b3 0-5 1 1-- O PHA M. Cochrane W. Ferrell -2% 11% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
Joe Palmisano pinch runs for Mickey Cochrane (C) batting 3rd
b3 0-5 2 1-- O PHA A. Simmons W. Ferrell -2% 10% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 7-8-9
Joe Palmisano moves from PR to C
Doc Cramer replaces Al Simmons playing CF batting 4th
t4 5-0 0 --- O CLE G. Myatt G. Earnshaw 1% 11% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 5-0 1 --- O CLE E. Montague G. Earnshaw 1% 11% Strikeout Looking
t4 5-0 2 --- O CLE W. Ferrell G. Earnshaw 0% 12% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 5-6-7
b4 0-5 0 --- O PHA P. Todt W. Ferrell -2% 10% Flyball: CF
b4 0-5 1 --- O PHA J. Moore W. Ferrell -1% 9% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-5 2 --- O PHA J. Dykes W. Ferrell -1% 8% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 1-2-3
t5 5-0 0 --- O CLE O. Hale G. Earnshaw 1% 9% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 5-0 1 --- O CLE B. Connatser G. Earnshaw 1% 9% Flyball: RF
t5 5-0 2 --- O CLE D. Porter G. Earnshaw 0% 10% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 8-9-1
b5 0-5 0 --- PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell 4% 13% Double to LF
b5 0-5 0 -2- O PHA G. Earnshaw W. Ferrell -2% 11% Groundout: 2B-1B; Williams to 3B
b5 0-5 1 --3 R PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell 4% 15% Single to CF; Williams Scores
b5 1-5 1 1-- PHA L. Finney W. Ferrell 4% 19% Walk; McNair to 2B
b5 1-5 1 12- O PHA J. Palmisano W. Ferrell -5% 14% Strikeout
b5 1-5 2 12- R PHA D. Cramer W. Ferrell 9% 23% Double to LF (LF Line); McNair Scores; Finney to 3B
b5 2-5 2 -23 RR PHA P. Todt W. Ferrell 16% 40% Single (LF-CF); Finney Scores; Cramer Scores
b5 4-5 2 1-- O PHA J. Moore W. Ferrell -4% 36% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 4-5-6
t6 5-4 0 --- O CLE E. Averill G. Earnshaw 3% 39% Strikeout
t6 5-4 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Earnshaw 2% 41% Lineout: 1B
t6 5-4 2 --- O CLE J. Hodapp G. Earnshaw 2% 42% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 7-8-9
b6 4-5 0 --- PHA J. Dykes W. Ferrell 10% 52% Double to LF (LF Line)
b6 4-5 0 -2- PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell 10% 62% Single to RF; Dykes to 3B
b6 4-5 0 1-3 RO PHA G. Earnshaw W. Ferrell -3% 58% Flyball: RF; Dykes Scores
b6 5-5 1 1-- RR PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell 23% 81% Home Run (Deep LF); Williams Scores
b6 7-5 1 --- O PHA L. Finney W. Ferrell -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 7-5 2 --- O PHA J. Palmisano W. Ferrell -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 7.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-7, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 7-8-9
t7 5-7 0 --- O CLE G. Myatt G. Earnshaw 4% 83% Strikeout
t7 5-7 1 --- CLE E. Montague G. Earnshaw -4% 79% Walk
t7 5-7 1 1-- O CLE W. Ferrell G. Earnshaw 5% 84% Lineout: LF
t7 5-7 2 1-- CLE O. Hale G. Earnshaw -3% 81% Walk; Montague to 2B
t7 5-7 2 12- O CLE B. Connatser G. Earnshaw 7% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 4-5-6
b7 7-5 0 --- PHA D. Cramer W. Ferrell 2% 89% Single to RF
b7 7-5 0 1-- PHA P. Todt W. Ferrell 2% 92% Single (Short CF); Cramer to 2B
b7 7-5 0 12- O PHA J. Moore W. Ferrell 0% 92% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Cramer to 3B; Todt to 2B
b7 7-5 1 -23 PHA J. Dykes W. Ferrell 0% 92% Hit By Pitch
b7 7-5 1 123 OO PHA D. Williams W. Ferrell -8% 84% Double Play: Flyball: CF (Short CF); Cramer out at Hm/CF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 7.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-7, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 3-4-5
t8 5-7 0 --- O CLE D. Porter G. Earnshaw 4% 88% Groundout: P-1B
t8 5-7 1 --- O CLE E. Averill G. Earnshaw 3% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 5-7 2 --- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Earnshaw 2% 93% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-5, Indians' Wes Ferrell facing 9-1-2
b8 7-5 0 --- O PHA G. Earnshaw W. Ferrell -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 7-5 1 --- O PHA E. McNair W. Ferrell -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 7-5 2 --- O PHA L. Finney W. Ferrell -0% 91% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 7.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-7, Athletics' George Earnshaw facing 6-7-8
t9 5-7 0 --- CLE J. Hodapp G. Earnshaw -8% 83% Single to CF
t9 5-7 0 1-- CLE G. Myatt G. Earnshaw -12% 71% Fielder's Choice SS; Hodapp to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
Bibb Falk pinch hits for Ed Montague (SS) batting 8th
t9 5-7 0 12- O CLE B. Falk G. Earnshaw 11% 82% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-7 1 12- OO CLE W. Ferrell G. Earnshaw 18% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 7.

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