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Standings
NYG
@CHC
4
7
NYG
@CHC
1
3
PHI
@CIN
9
10
BSN
@PIT
4
2
BRO
@STL
4
3
Saturday, July 23, 1938,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:50
Braves
4
36-42
 Won 1 
5th, 13½ GB
at Pirates
2
51-30
 Lost 1 
1st
L: Russ Bauers (5-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  1   0  2  0   1  0  0    4 12  0
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2 10  0

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 3 2 1 0 5 .255 .343 .352 .695 0.186 0.57 0.208 -0.022 2.1 7 1 HR
Johnny Cooney LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .270 .308 .324 .632 -0.069 0.53 0.000 -0.069 -1.4 4 0
Harl Maggert 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .262 .311 .452 .763 0.026 0.59 0.053 -0.027 0.4 2 1
Tony Cuccinello 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250 .344 .336 .680 -0.085 0.89 0.000 -0.085 -1.1 1 2
Max West RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .208 .266 .394 .660 -0.036 0.69 0.043 -0.079 -0.5 3 0 2B,GDP
Vince DiMaggio CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .226 .309 .357 .666 -0.011 0.83 0.047 -0.058 -0.4 5 0
Ray Mueller C 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .240 .285 .361 .646 0.115 0.93 0.153 -0.037 0.8 2 0 2B
Rabbit Warstler SS 3 0 2 2 1 0 4 .221 .300 .266 .567 0.118 0.93 0.121 -0.003 0.9 3 5
Danny MacFayden P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .179 .179 .205 .385 -0.126 0.88 0.002 -0.128 -1.3 0 0 GDP
   Dick Errickson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .250 .077 .327 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 12 4 2 2 38 .333 .368 .472 .841 0.118 0.75 0.627 -0.508 -0.4 27 9
2B: M West (7, off R Bauers); R Mueller (7, off R Bauers).
HR: E Fletcher (3, off R Bauers, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: E Fletcher 6; R Mueller 3; H Maggert 2; R Warstler 2; M West 2; D MacFayden; V DiMaggio.
GIDP: D MacFayden (1); M West (5).
RBI: R Warstler 2 (27); E Fletcher 2 (22).
2-out RBI: E Fletcher 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lee Handley 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .281 .339 .382 .722 -0.135 1.29 0.018 -0.153 -0.9 2 3
Lloyd Waner CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .301 .341 .383 .724 -0.059 0.81 0.014 -0.073 -0.5 6 0
Paul Waner RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .280 .331 .376 .707 -0.087 0.83 0.000 -0.087 -0.7 1 0
Gus Suhr 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .311 .412 .455 .866 0.051 0.81 0.083 -0.031 0.3 7 1
Johnny Rizzo LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .313 .385 .504 .888 -0.060 1.29 0.026 -0.086 -0.5 1 1
Arky Vaughan SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .314 .425 .428 .853 -0.035 1.11 0.067 -0.102 -0.2 3 4
Al Todd C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .270 .291 .386 .677 -0.030 1.06 0.025 -0.055 -0.3 3 0
   Johnny Dickshot PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .371 .214 .586 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Pep Young 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .275 .329 .337 .666 -0.042 0.79 0.027 -0.069 -0.4 4 2
Russ Bauers P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .275 .292 .566 -0.025 0.99 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
   Joe Bowman P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .455 .455 .455 .909 -0.007 0.62 0.014 -0.022 -0.0 0 0
   Woody Jensen PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .127 .139 .141 .280 0.048 1.63 0.048 0.000 1.0
Team Totals 37 2 10 2 0 1 37 .270 .270 .270 .541 -0.381 1.00 0.322 -0.703 -2.4 27 11
TB: G Suhr 2; L Handley; L Waner; J Bowman; W Jensen; A Vaughan; A Todd; P Young; J Rizzo.
RBI: W Jensen (2); A Todd (46).
2-out RBI: W Jensen.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Suhr-A Vaughan-G Suhr; L Handley-P Young-G Suhr.
Outfield Assists: J Rizzo (R Warstler at 2nd base).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Danny MacFayden, W (7-3) 8.2 9 2 2 0 1 0 2.80 35 59 0.340 0.91 3.0
Dick Errickson, S (3) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.57 2 2 1 0.042 2.57 -0.6
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 0 1 0 2.00 37 59 2 1 0.382 1.00 2.5

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Russ Bauers, L (5-8) 4.1 7 3 3 0 0 1 3.52 17 37 -0.142 1.11 -0.8
Joe Bowman 4.2 5 1 1 2 2 0 4.44 21 0 0 0.023 0.46 1.2
Team Totals 9 12 4 4 2 2 1 4.00 38 37 0 0 -0.119 0.75 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Moran, 1B - George Magerkurth, 2B - (none), 3B - Tiny Parker.
Time of Game: 1:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Elbie Fletcher 1B 1 Lee Handley 3B
2 Johnny Cooney LF 2 Lloyd Waner CF
3 Harl Maggert 3B 3 Paul Waner RF
4 Tony Cuccinello 2B 4 Gus Suhr 1B
5 Max West RF 5 Johnny Rizzo LF
6 Vince DiMaggio CF 6 Arky Vaughan SS
7 Ray Mueller C 7 Al Todd C
8 Rabbit Warstler SS 8 Pep Young 2B
9 Danny MacFayden P 9 Russ Bauers P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-1 0 1-- BSN R. Mueller R. Bauers 14% 68% Double; DiMaggio to 3B
t3 0-1 2 --- R BSN E. Fletcher R. Bauers 12% 46% Home Run
b9 2-4 2 12- O PIT L. Handley D. Errickson 9% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-1 0 1-- OO BSN D. MacFayden R. Bauers -9% 34% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t7 3-1 2 12- R BSN E. Fletcher J. Bowman 8% 90% Single; Warstler to 2B; Mueller Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Russ Bauers facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BSN E. Fletcher R. Bauers -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BSN J. Cooney R. Bauers -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O BSN H. Maggert R. Bauers -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT L. Handley D. MacFayden 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT L. Waner D. MacFayden 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT P. Waner D. MacFayden 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Russ Bauers facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BSN T. Cuccinello R. Bauers -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- BSN M. West R. Bauers 4% 52% Double
t2 0-0 1 -2- O BSN V. DiMaggio R. Bauers -4% 48% Flyball: C
t2 0-0 2 -2- O BSN R. Mueller R. Bauers -3% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT G. Suhr D. MacFayden 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- PIT J. Rizzo D. MacFayden -3% 45% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- PIT A. Vaughan D. MacFayden -7% 38% Single; Rizzo to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 RO PIT A. Todd D. MacFayden -1% 36% Flyball: LF; Rizzo Scores
b2 1-0 2 1-- O PIT P. Young D. MacFayden 2% 39% Flyball: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Russ Bauers facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- BSN R. Warstler R. Bauers 4% 43% Single
t3 0-1 0 1-- OO BSN D. MacFayden R. Bauers -9% 34% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- R BSN E. Fletcher R. Bauers 12% 46% Home Run
t3 1-1 2 --- O BSN J. Cooney R. Bauers -1% 45% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- O PIT R. Bauers D. MacFayden 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 1-1 1 --- O PIT L. Handley D. MacFayden 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b3 1-1 2 --- PIT L. Waner D. MacFayden -1% 47% Single
b3 1-1 2 1-- O PIT P. Waner D. MacFayden 3% 50% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Russ Bauers facing 3-4-5
t4 1-1 0 --- BSN H. Maggert R. Bauers 4% 54% Single
t4 1-1 0 1-- O BSN T. Cuccinello R. Bauers -4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 1-1 1 1-- OO BSN M. West R. Bauers -6% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- PIT G. Suhr D. MacFayden -4% 40% Single
b4 1-1 0 1-- O PIT J. Rizzo D. MacFayden 2% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B; Suhr to 2B
b4 1-1 1 -2- O PIT A. Vaughan D. MacFayden 5% 47% Fielder's Choice 2B; Suhr out at 3B/2B-SS
b4 1-1 2 1-- O PIT A. Todd D. MacFayden 3% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Russ Bauers facing 6-7-8
t5 1-1 0 --- BSN V. DiMaggio R. Bauers 5% 55% Single
t5 1-1 0 1-- BSN R. Mueller R. Bauers 14% 68% Double; DiMaggio to 3B
t5 1-1 0 -23 RRO BSN R. Warstler R. Bauers 6% 74% Single; Mueller Scores; DiMaggio Scores; Warstler out at 2B/LF-2B
Joe Bowman replaces Russ Bauers pitching and batting 9th
t5 3-1 1 --- O BSN D. MacFayden J. Bowman -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-1 2 --- BSN E. Fletcher J. Bowman 1% 74% Walk
t5 3-1 2 1-- O BSN J. Cooney J. Bowman -2% 72% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 8-9-1
b5 1-3 0 --- O PIT P. Young D. MacFayden 3% 75% Strikeout
b5 1-3 1 --- O PIT J. Bowman D. MacFayden 2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-3 2 --- PIT L. Handley D. MacFayden -2% 75% Single
b5 1-3 2 1-- O PIT L. Waner D. MacFayden 3% 78% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Joe Bowman facing 3-4-5
t6 3-1 0 --- O BSN H. Maggert J. Bowman -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-1 1 --- O BSN T. Cuccinello J. Bowman -1% 76% Strikeout
t6 3-1 2 --- O BSN M. West J. Bowman -1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 3-4-5
b6 1-3 0 --- O PIT P. Waner D. MacFayden 3% 78% Flyball: RF
b6 1-3 1 --- PIT G. Suhr D. MacFayden -4% 74% Single
b6 1-3 1 1-- O PIT J. Rizzo D. MacFayden 4% 79% Flyball: CF
b6 1-3 2 1-- O PIT A. Vaughan D. MacFayden 3% 82% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Joe Bowman facing 6-7-8
t7 3-1 0 --- O BSN V. DiMaggio J. Bowman -2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-1 1 --- BSN R. Mueller J. Bowman 2% 82% Single
t7 3-1 1 1-- BSN R. Warstler J. Bowman 2% 84% Walk; Mueller to 2B
t7 3-1 1 12- O BSN D. MacFayden J. Bowman -3% 82% Flyball: 3B
t7 3-1 2 12- R BSN E. Fletcher J. Bowman 8% 90% Single; Warstler to 2B; Mueller Scores
t7 4-1 2 12- O BSN J. Cooney J. Bowman -2% 88% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 4, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 7-8-9
b7 1-4 0 --- O PIT A. Todd D. MacFayden 3% 91% Flyball: 3B
b7 1-4 1 --- O PIT P. Young D. MacFayden 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-4 2 --- PIT J. Bowman D. MacFayden -1% 91% Single
b7 1-4 2 1-- O PIT L. Handley D. MacFayden 2% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Joe Bowman facing 3-4-5
t8 4-1 0 --- BSN H. Maggert J. Bowman 1% 94% Single
t8 4-1 0 1-- O BSN T. Cuccinello J. Bowman -1% 93% Flyball: CF
t8 4-1 1 1-- O BSN M. West J. Bowman -1% 92% Flyball: 3B
t8 4-1 2 1-- O BSN V. DiMaggio J. Bowman -1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 2-3-4
b8 1-4 0 --- O PIT L. Waner D. MacFayden 3% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-4 1 --- O PIT P. Waner D. MacFayden 2% 96% Flyball: CF
b8 1-4 2 --- O PIT G. Suhr D. MacFayden 1% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Joe Bowman facing 7-8-9
t9 4-1 0 --- O BSN R. Mueller J. Bowman -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t9 4-1 1 --- O BSN R. Warstler J. Bowman -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 4-1 2 --- BSN D. MacFayden J. Bowman 0% 96% Single
t9 4-1 2 1-- BSN E. Fletcher J. Bowman 0% 97% Single; MacFayden to 2B
t9 4-1 2 12- O BSN J. Cooney J. Bowman -1% 96% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 4, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Braves' Danny MacFayden facing 5-6-7
b9 1-4 0 --- O PIT J. Rizzo D. MacFayden 2% 98% Flyball: C
b9 1-4 1 --- O PIT A. Vaughan D. MacFayden 1% 100% Flyball: 3B
b9 1-4 2 --- PIT A. Todd D. MacFayden -1% 99% Single
Johnny Dickshot pinch runs for Al Todd (C) batting 7th
b9 1-4 2 1-- PIT P. Young D. MacFayden -3% 96% Single; Dickshot to 2B
Dick Errickson replaces Danny MacFayden pitching and batting 9th
Woody Jensen pinch hits for Joe Bowman (P) batting 9th
b9 1-4 2 12- R PIT W. Jensen D. Errickson -5% 91% Single; Young to 2B; Dickshot Scores
b9 2-4 2 12- O PIT L. Handley D. Errickson 9% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 4, Pirates 2.

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