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Standings
CLE
@CHW
10
6
NYY
@PHA
5
3
DET
@SLB
7
1
BOS
@WSH
4
6
BRO
@BSN
1
4
STL
@CIN
7
8
 
(10)
PHI
@NYG
8
12
CHC
@PIT
5
3
 
(10)
Tuesday, April 26, 1938,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 6,300, Time of Game: 2:10
Yankees
5
4-5
 Won 1 
4th, 3 GB
at Athletics
3
2-5
 Lost 1 
8th, 4 GB
W: Monte Pearson (1-1)
L: Eddie Smith (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  5   0  0  0   0  0  0    5  9  1
Athletics       0  0  0   2  0  1   0  0  0    3  9  1

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 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .229 .386 .371 .758 -0.021 0.61 0.046 -0.067 -0.7 1 2 CS
Red Rolfe 3B 5 1 2 0 0 2 5 .324 .405 .378 .783 -0.049 0.61 0.015 -0.064 -0.5 0 1
Jake Powell RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .231 .286 .231 .516 0.022 0.74 0.066 -0.045 0.0 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 1 1 1 1 2 4 .074 .342 .148 .490 0.091 0.94 0.130 -0.039 1.0 5 1 2B
Myril Hoag CF 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .333 .412 .367 .778 0.069 0.96 0.097 -0.028 0.7 2 0 SB
George Selkirk LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .265 .359 .324 .683 0.047 0.93 0.063 -0.016 0.4 2 0
Joe Gordon 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .156 .182 .281 .463 0.027 1.01 0.117 -0.090 0.6 2 4 HR
Joe Glenn C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.003 0.69 0.024 -0.027 -0.2 6 0
Monte Pearson P 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.104 0.97 0.000 -0.104 -1.6 1 1
Team Totals 35 5 9 5 3 8 38 .257 .316 .371 .687 0.079 0.82 0.558 -0.480 -0.3 * 9
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: L Gehrig (2, off E Smith).
HR: J Gordon (1, off E Smith, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: J Gordon 4; G Selkirk 2; L Gehrig 2; R Rolfe 2; F Crosetti; M Hoag; J Powell.
RBI: J Gordon 2 (5); L Gehrig (2); G Selkirk (4); M Hoag (5).
2-out RBI: J Gordon 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Gordon-F Crosetti-L Gehrig; R Rolfe-J Gordon-L Gehrig; F Crosetti-J Gordon-L Gehrig.
PB: J Glenn (1).
E: F Crosetti (5).
Baserunning
SB: M Hoag (2, 3rd base off E Smith/E Brucker).
CS: F Crosetti (3, Home by L Nelson/E Brucker).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Finney CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .133 .161 .233 .395 -0.219 1.38 0.000 -0.219 -1.8 5 1 GDP
Billy Werber 3B 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .481 .548 .593 1.141 0.050 1.07 0.099 -0.049 0.8 3 0
Mule Haas RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .211 .167 .377 -0.058 1.35 0.073 -0.132 -0.1 1 0 GDP
Bob Johnson LF 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .333 .400 .815 1.215 0.090 1.12 0.158 -0.067 0.5 4 0 2·2B
Gene Hasson 1B 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .308 .400 .423 .823 -0.059 1.44 0.038 -0.097 -0.4 1 0
Dario Lodigiani 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .407 .448 .741 1.189 -0.139 1.54 0.071 -0.210 -0.4 1 0 2B,GDP
Earle Brucker C 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .600 .667 .800 1.467 -0.055 0.96 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 9 1
   Chubby Dean PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.067 1.61 0.067 0.000 0.4
   Ace Parker PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Frankie Hayes C 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .400 .550 .600 1.150 0.068 1.39 0.068 0.000 0.3 1 0
Wayne Ambler SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .263 .333 .263 .596 0.025 1.50 0.125 -0.099 0.4 1 1
Eddie Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lynn Nelson PH-P 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.192 1.70 0.000 -0.192 -1.4 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 9 3 2 5 36 .265 .306 .353 .658 -0.422 1.38 0.699 -1.120 -2.3 * 3
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: D Lodigiani (3, off M Pearson); B Johnson 2 (2, 2 off M Pearson).
TB: B Johnson 4; B Werber 3; D Lodigiani 2; W Ambler 2; C Dean.
GIDP: D Lodigiani (); M Haas (); L Finney ().
RBI: D Lodigiani (8); B Johnson (8); G Hasson (4).
2-out RBI: D Lodigiani.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
E: W Ambler (3).
Outfield Assists: L Finney (F Crosetti at 3rd base).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monte Pearson, W (1-1) 9 9 3 1 2 5 0 3.60 36 64 0.421 1.38 2.3
Team Totals 9 9 3 1 2 5 0 1.00 36 64 0.421 1.38 2.3

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eddie Smith, L (0-2) 3 7 5 5 2 3 1 12.27 17 26 -0.265 1.23 -3.2
Lynn Nelson 6 2 0 0 1 5 0 0.00 21 0 0 0.186 0.48 3.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 3 8 1 5.00 38 26 0 0 -0.079 0.82 0.3
Balks: None.
WP: M Pearson (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Kolls, 1B - George Moriarty, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 6,300.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Frankie Crosetti SS 1 Lou Finney CF
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Billy Werber 3B
3 Jake Powell RF 3 Mule Haas RF
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Bob Johnson LF
5 Myril Hoag CF 5 Gene Hasson 1B
6 George Selkirk LF 6 Dario Lodigiani 2B
7 Joe Gordon 2B 7 Earle Brucker C
8 Joe Glenn C 8 Wayne Ambler SS
9 Monte Pearson P 9 Eddie Smith P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 3-5 1 12- OO PHA L. Finney M. Pearson 16% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b6 3-5 1 12- OO PHA D. Lodigiani M. Pearson 14% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b6 2-5 1 1-- R PHA B. Johnson M. Pearson -12% 69% Double; Werber Scores
t3 3-0 2 1-- RR NYY J. Gordon E. Smith 12% 88% Home Run; Hoag Scores
t3 0-0 1 1-3 R NYY L. Gehrig E. Smith 12% 68% Double to RF (Deep RF); Rolfe Scores; Powell to 3B

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' Eddie Smith facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti E. Smith -2% 48% Lineout: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Smith -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY J. Powell E. Smith -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA L. Finney M. Pearson 2% 47% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b1 0-0 1 --- PHA B. Werber M. Pearson -2% 45% Single
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO PHA M. Haas M. Pearson 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Eddie Smith facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig E. Smith -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- NYY M. Hoag E. Smith 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- NYY G. Selkirk E. Smith 4% 54% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Hoag to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- O NYY J. Gordon E. Smith -5% 49% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 12- NYY J. Glenn E. Smith 1% 50% Hoag Steals 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 NYY J. Glenn E. Smith 2% 52% Walk; Selkirk to 2B
t2 0-0 2 123 O NYY M. Pearson E. Smith -8% 45% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PHA B. Johnson M. Pearson 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O PHA G. Hasson M. Pearson 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 --- O PHA D. Lodigiani M. Pearson 1% 50% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Eddie Smith facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- NYY F. Crosetti E. Smith 4% 54% Single
t3 0-0 0 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Smith -4% 50% Single to CF; Crosetti out at 3B/CF-3B
t3 0-0 1 1-- NYY J. Powell E. Smith 7% 57% Single to LF; Rolfe to 3B
t3 0-0 1 1-3 R NYY L. Gehrig E. Smith 12% 68% Double to RF (Deep RF); Rolfe Scores; Powell to 3B
t3 1-0 1 -23 R NYY M. Hoag E. Smith 6% 75% Single; Powell Scores; Gehrig to 3B
t3 2-0 1 1-3 RO NYY G. Selkirk E. Smith 1% 76% Foul Flyball: 3B; Gehrig Scores
t3 3-0 2 1-- RR NYY J. Gordon E. Smith 12% 88% Home Run; Hoag Scores
t3 5-0 2 --- O NYY J. Glenn E. Smith -0% 87% Popfly: 1B
5 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 7-8-9
b3 0-5 0 --- O PHA E. Brucker M. Pearson 2% 89% Strikeout
b3 0-5 1 --- PHA W. Ambler M. Pearson -2% 87% Single
Lynn Nelson pinch hits for Eddie Smith (P) batting 9th
b3 0-5 1 1-- O PHA L. Nelson M. Pearson 2% 89% Foul Flyball: C
b3 0-5 2 1-- PHA L. Finney M. Pearson -0% 89% Wild Pitch; Ambler to 2B
b3 0-5 2 -2- O PHA L. Finney M. Pearson 2% 91% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 9-1-2
Lynn Nelson moves from PH to P
t4 5-0 0 --- O NYY M. Pearson L. Nelson -1% 90% Flyball: RF
t4 5-0 1 --- O NYY F. Crosetti L. Nelson -1% 89% Strikeout
t4 5-0 2 --- O NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson -0% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 2-3-4
b4 0-5 0 --- PHA B. Werber M. Pearson -3% 86% Single
b4 0-5 0 1-- PHA M. Haas M. Pearson -7% 79% Reached on E6 (throw to 2B) (Ground Ball); Werber to 3B; Haas to 2B
b4 0-5 0 -23 O PHA B. Johnson M. Pearson 4% 83% Strikeout
b4 0-5 1 -23 RO PHA G. Hasson M. Pearson 2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B; Werber Scores/unER; Haas to 3B
b4 1-5 2 --3 R PHA D. Lodigiani M. Pearson -7% 78% Double (Deep CF-RF); Haas Scores/unER
b4 2-5 2 -2- PHA E. Brucker M. Pearson -0% 78% Passed Ball; Lodigiani to 3B
b4 2-5 2 --3 O PHA E. Brucker M. Pearson 4% 82% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 3-4-5
t5 5-2 0 --- O NYY J. Powell L. Nelson -1% 80% Strikeout
t5 5-2 1 --- NYY L. Gehrig L. Nelson 2% 82% Walk
t5 5-2 1 1-- O NYY M. Hoag L. Nelson -2% 80% Strikeout
t5 5-2 2 1-- NYY G. Selkirk L. Nelson 2% 82% Single; Gehrig to 3B
t5 5-2 2 1-3 O NYY J. Gordon L. Nelson -3% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 8-9-1
b5 2-5 0 --- O PHA W. Ambler M. Pearson 3% 81% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b5 2-5 1 --- O PHA L. Nelson M. Pearson 2% 83% Flyball: CF
b5 2-5 2 --- O PHA L. Finney M. Pearson 1% 85% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-2, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 8-9-1
t6 5-2 0 --- O NYY J. Glenn L. Nelson -1% 83% Flyball: CF
t6 5-2 1 --- O NYY M. Pearson L. Nelson -1% 82% Flyball: CF
t6 5-2 2 --- NYY F. Crosetti L. Nelson 1% 83% Reached on E6 (Pop Fly)
t6 5-2 2 1-- NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson 2% 84% Single; Crosetti to 3B
t6 5-2 2 1-3 O NYY J. Powell L. Nelson -3% 81% Crosetti Caught Stealing Hm (C-SS-C)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 2-3-4
b6 2-5 0 --- PHA B. Werber M. Pearson -5% 77% Single
b6 2-5 0 1-- O PHA M. Haas M. Pearson 5% 81% Strikeout
b6 2-5 1 1-- R PHA B. Johnson M. Pearson -12% 69% Double; Werber Scores
b6 3-5 1 -2- PHA G. Hasson M. Pearson -4% 65% Walk
b6 3-5 1 12- OO PHA D. Lodigiani M. Pearson 14% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 3-4-5
t7 5-3 0 --- O NYY J. Powell L. Nelson -2% 78% Flyball: LF
t7 5-3 1 --- O NYY L. Gehrig L. Nelson -1% 76% Strikeout
t7 5-3 2 --- O NYY M. Hoag L. Nelson -1% 75% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 7-8-9
Chubby Dean pinch hits for Earle Brucker (C) batting 7th
b7 3-5 0 --- PHA C. Dean M. Pearson -7% 69% Single to SS
Ace Parker pinch runs for Chubby Dean (PH) batting 7th
b7 3-5 0 1-- PHA W. Ambler M. Pearson -10% 59% Single; Parker to 2B
b7 3-5 0 12- O PHA L. Nelson M. Pearson 10% 68% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 3B; Ambler to 2B
b7 3-5 1 12- OO PHA L. Finney M. Pearson 16% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 3.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 6-7-8
Frankie Hayes replaces Ace Parker (PR) playing C batting 7th
t8 5-3 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk L. Nelson -2% 83% Lineout: 2B
t8 5-3 1 --- O NYY J. Gordon L. Nelson -1% 82% Foul Flyball: LF
t8 5-3 2 --- O NYY J. Glenn L. Nelson -1% 81% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 2-3-4
b8 3-5 0 --- O PHA B. Werber M. Pearson 5% 86% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b8 3-5 1 --- O PHA M. Haas M. Pearson 3% 89% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 3-5 2 --- PHA B. Johnson M. Pearson -4% 85% Double
b8 3-5 2 -2- O PHA G. Hasson M. Pearson 6% 91% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 3.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-3, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 9-1-2
t9 5-3 0 --- O NYY M. Pearson L. Nelson -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t9 5-3 1 --- O NYY F. Crosetti L. Nelson -1% 90% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t9 5-3 2 --- O NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson -1% 89% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 6-7-8
b9 3-5 0 --- O PHA D. Lodigiani M. Pearson 6% 95% Groundout: P-1B
b9 3-5 1 --- PHA F. Hayes M. Pearson -7% 88% Walk
b9 3-5 1 1-- O PHA W. Ambler M. Pearson 7% 95% Flyball: CF
b9 3-5 2 1-- O PHA L. Nelson M. Pearson 5% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Athletics 3.

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