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@CHW
9
3
CLE
@SLB
3
11
CHC
@CIN
2
3
 
(10)
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@PIT
4
6
Thursday, September 3, 1931,
, Sportsman's Park III
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:55
Indians
3
63-64
 Lost 2 
4th, 27 GB
at Browns
11
55-76
 Won 2 
5th, 37 GB
W: Dick Coffman (8-10)
L: Clint Brown (9-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  2   0  1  0   0  0  0    3  9  1
Browns          0  1  2   0  1  0   2  5  X   11 16  2

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Burnett SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .297 .357 .389 .746 0.200 1.03 0.223 -0.024 1.4 0 3 2B
Dick Porter RF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .316 .408 .392 .801 0.016 1.32 0.137 -0.121 -0.4 3 0
Earl Averill CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .327 .403 .571 .974 -0.110 2.01 0.091 -0.201 -0.6 2 0
Ed Morgan 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .358 .452 .529 .981 -0.045 1.73 0.095 -0.141 -0.1 8 0
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .312 .351 .460 .812 -0.039 1.24 0.056 -0.095 -0.6 2 0
Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .334 .368 .703 -0.074 1.17 0.029 -0.103 -0.6 3 5
Glenn Myatt C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .345 .403 .748 -0.114 1.10 0.000 -0.114 -1.0 4 1
Willie Kamm 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .375 .367 .742 -0.102 0.89 0.000 -0.102 -0.9 1 1
Clint Brown P 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 .184 .253 .224 .477 0.062 1.24 0.108 -0.046 0.6 1 1 2B
   Pete Appleton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .267 .214 .481 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bibb Falk PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311 .378 .453 .831 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
Team Totals 38 3 9 3 0 0 38 .237 .237 .289 .526 -0.207 1.26 0.739 -0.948 -2.3 24 11
2B: J Burnett (23, off D Coffman); C Brown (3, off D Coffman).
TB: J Burnett 3; C Brown 3; J Hodapp; J Vosmik; E Morgan; D Porter; E Averill.
RBI: D Porter (27); E Morgan (76); E Averill (125).
2-out RBI: E Morgan; E Averill.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Burnett-J Hodapp-E Morgan.
E: W Kamm (19).

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Fred Schulte CF 5 4 3 1 0 0 5 .307 .366 .441 .806 0.194 0.75 0.217 -0.023 1.9 4 0 HR,2B
Jack Burns 1B 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .251 .304 .342 .646 -0.005 0.89 0.093 -0.098 0.8 6 1 CS
Goose Goslin LF 2 2 1 0 3 0 5 .345 .431 .598 1.029 0.069 1.05 0.101 -0.033 0.9 4 0 2B,2·IW
Red Kress 3B 5 1 2 3 0 0 5 .323 .378 .518 .896 -0.038 1.23 0.024 -0.062 1.1 3 3 2B
Ski Melillo 2B 5 1 4 5 0 0 5 .307 .347 .416 .763 0.275 1.11 0.301 -0.025 4.5 2 1 2B
Tom Jenkins RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .280 .329 .377 .706 -0.013 0.77 0.060 -0.073 -0.6 4 0
Benny Bengough C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .265 .280 .327 .607 -0.047 0.78 0.041 -0.088 -0.9 1 1 2B,GDP
Jim Levey SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .197 .254 .267 .521 -0.062 0.59 0.000 -0.062 -0.9 3 2
Dick Coffman P 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .049 .071 .073 .145 -0.081 0.75 0.002 -0.083 -0.7 0 0
Team Totals 39 11 16 11 3 3 42 .410 .452 .615 1.068 0.292 0.89 0.839 -0.547 6.2 27 8
2B: G Goslin (40, off C Brown); S Melillo (31, off C Brown); B Bengough (4, off C Brown); F Schulte (27, off C Brown); R Kress (41, off P Appleton).
HR: F Schulte (7, off C Brown, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
IBB: G Goslin 2 (6, 2 by C Brown).
TB: F Schulte 7; S Melillo 5; J Burns 3; R Kress 3; B Bengough 2; G Goslin 2; T Jenkins; D Coffman.
GIDP: B Bengough ().
RBI: S Melillo 5 (71); R Kress 3 (99); J Burns (63); B Bengough (7); F Schulte (52).
2-out RBI: S Melillo 5; R Kress 2; J Burns.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
E: J Levey (46); S Melillo (31).
Baserunning
CS: J Burns (11, 2nd base by C Brown/G Myatt).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Clint Brown, L (9-13) 7.2 14 10 8 3 3 1 4.99 39 15 -0.279 0.95 -3.1
Pete Appleton 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.90 3 3 3 -0.013 0.07 -3.2
Team Totals 8 16 11 9 3 3 1 10.12 42 15 3 3 -0.292 0.89 -6.2

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Coffman, W (8-10) 9 9 3 3 0 0 0 3.96 38 57 0.208 1.26 2.4
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 0 0 0 3.00 38 57 0.208 1.26 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Brown 2 (7; G Goslin, G Goslin).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Geisel, 1B - Dick Nallin, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 1:55.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         St.Louis Browns
1 Johnny Burnett SS 1 Fred Schulte CF
2 Dick Porter RF 2 Jack Burns 1B
3 Earl Averill CF 3 Goose Goslin LF
4 Ed Morgan 1B 4 Red Kress 3B
5 Joe Vosmik LF 5 Ski Melillo 2B
6 Johnny Hodapp 2B 6 Tom Jenkins RF
7 Glenn Myatt C 7 Benny Bengough C
8 Willie Kamm 3B 8 Jim Levey SS
9 Clint Brown P 9 Dick Coffman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 4-3 2 -23 RR SLB S. Melillo C. Brown 14% 92% Single to LF; Schulte Scores; Goslin Scores
t7 3-4 1 1-3 O CLE E. Averill D. Coffman 13% 69% Fielder's Choice 1B; Burnett out at Hm/1B-C-3B; Porter to 2B
b5 3-3 0 --- R SLB F. Schulte C. Brown 13% 70% Home Run (Deep LF)
t7 3-4 1 1-- CLE D. Porter D. Coffman -11% 56% Single to CF; Burnett to 3B
b3 2-2 2 1-3 R SLB S. Melillo C. Brown 10% 65% Single to LF; Burns Scores/unER; Goslin 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, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Burnett D. Coffman 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE D. Porter D. Coffman -2% 50% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE E. Averill D. Coffman 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE E. Morgan D. Coffman 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SLB F. Schulte C. Brown -2% 53% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 1 --- O SLB J. Burns C. Brown -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- SLB G. Goslin C. Brown 2% 53% Double to RF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O SLB R. Kress C. Brown -3% 50% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik D. Coffman 2% 52% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Hodapp D. Coffman 2% 54% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Myatt D. Coffman 1% 55% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Clint Brown facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- SLB S. Melillo C. Brown 6% 61% Double (CF-RF)
b2 0-0 0 -2- SLB T. Jenkins C. Brown 6% 67% Single (SS-3B Hole); Melillo to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-3 ROO SLB B. Bengough C. Brown -6% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Melillo Scores
b2 1-0 2 --- O SLB J. Levey C. Brown -1% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE W. Kamm D. Coffman 3% 63% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-1 1 --- CLE C. Brown D. Coffman -3% 60% Single to SS (SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-1 1 1-- CLE J. Burnett D. Coffman -9% 51% Double; Brown to 3B
t3 0-1 1 -23 O CLE D. Porter D. Coffman 8% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 -23 R CLE E. Averill D. Coffman -9% 50% Single; Brown Scores; Burnett to 3B
t3 1-1 2 1-3 R CLE E. Morgan D. Coffman -10% 41% Single (Ground Ball); Burnett Scores; Averill to 2B
t3 2-1 2 12- O CLE J. Vosmik D. Coffman 4% 45% Lineout: RF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 9-1-2
b3 1-2 0 --- O SLB D. Coffman C. Brown -3% 42% Flyball: RF
b3 1-2 1 --- SLB F. Schulte C. Brown 3% 45% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b3 1-2 1 1-- SLB J. Burns C. Brown 4% 49% Single to CF; Schulte to 2B
b3 1-2 1 12- SLB G. Goslin C. Brown 7% 56% Walk; Schulte to 3B; Burns to 2B
b3 1-2 1 123 RO SLB R. Kress C. Brown -0% 56% Flyball: LF; Schulte Scores/unER; Burns to 3B
b3 2-2 2 1-3 R SLB S. Melillo C. Brown 10% 65% Single to LF; Burns Scores/unER; Goslin to 2B
b3 3-2 2 12- O SLB T. Jenkins C. Brown -4% 61% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Browns 3.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 6-7-8
t4 2-3 0 --- O CLE J. Hodapp D. Coffman 3% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-3 1 --- O CLE G. Myatt D. Coffman 2% 66% Flyball: CF
t4 2-3 2 --- O CLE W. Kamm D. Coffman 1% 68% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Browns 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Browns Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 7-8-9
b4 3-2 0 --- O SLB B. Bengough C. Brown -2% 65% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b4 3-2 1 --- O SLB J. Levey C. Brown -2% 64% Strikeout Looking
b4 3-2 2 --- O SLB D. Coffman C. Brown -1% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Browns 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 9-1-2
t5 2-3 0 --- CLE C. Brown D. Coffman -8% 55% Double to CF
t5 2-3 0 -2- CLE J. Burnett D. Coffman -8% 46% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Brown to 3B
t5 2-3 0 1-3 RO CLE D. Porter D. Coffman 4% 50% Flyball: RF; Brown Scores
t5 3-3 1 1-- O CLE E. Averill D. Coffman 4% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 3-3 2 1-- O CLE E. Morgan D. Coffman 3% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Browns Batting, Tied 3-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
b5 3-3 0 --- R SLB F. Schulte C. Brown 13% 70% Home Run (Deep LF)
b5 4-3 0 --- SLB J. Burns C. Brown 3% 73% Single
b5 4-3 0 1-- O SLB G. Goslin C. Brown -3% 70% Lineout: LF
b5 4-3 1 1-- O SLB R. Kress C. Brown -4% 66% Burns Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b5 4-3 2 --- SLB R. Kress C. Brown 1% 67% Single to CF
b5 4-3 2 1-- O SLB S. Melillo C. Brown -3% 64% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 4.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 5-6-7
t6 3-4 0 --- CLE J. Vosmik D. Coffman -6% 59% Single to CF
t6 3-4 0 1-- O CLE J. Hodapp D. Coffman 5% 64% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t6 3-4 1 1-- O CLE G. Myatt D. Coffman 5% 69% Flyball: LF
t6 3-4 2 1-- O CLE W. Kamm D. Coffman 4% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Browns Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 6-7-8
b6 4-3 0 --- O SLB T. Jenkins C. Brown -2% 71% Lineout: CF
b6 4-3 1 --- SLB B. Bengough C. Brown 4% 75% Double (LF-CF)
b6 4-3 1 -2- O SLB J. Levey C. Brown -3% 72% Groundout: P-1B; Bengough to 3B
b6 4-3 2 --3 O SLB D. Coffman C. Brown -4% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 9-1-2
t7 3-4 0 --- O CLE C. Brown D. Coffman 5% 72% Flyball: LF
t7 3-4 1 --- CLE J. Burnett D. Coffman -5% 67% Single to LF
t7 3-4 1 1-- CLE D. Porter D. Coffman -11% 56% Single to CF; Burnett to 3B
t7 3-4 1 1-3 O CLE E. Averill D. Coffman 13% 69% Fielder's Choice 1B; Burnett out at Hm/1B-C-3B; Porter to 2B
t7 3-4 2 12- O CLE E. Morgan D. Coffman 8% 78% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Browns Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
b7 4-3 0 --- SLB F. Schulte C. Brown 6% 83% Double
b7 4-3 0 -2- O SLB J. Burns C. Brown -4% 79% Popfly: P
b7 4-3 1 -2- SLB G. Goslin C. Brown 1% 81% Intentional Walk
b7 4-3 1 12- O SLB R. Kress C. Brown -3% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B; Schulte to 3B; Goslin to 2B
b7 4-3 2 -23 RR SLB S. Melillo C. Brown 14% 92% Single to LF; Schulte Scores; Goslin Scores
b7 6-3 2 1-- O SLB T. Jenkins C. Brown -1% 92% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 6.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-6, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 5-6-7
t8 3-6 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik D. Coffman 3% 94% Flyball: CF
t8 3-6 1 --- CLE J. Hodapp D. Coffman -3% 91% Single
t8 3-6 1 1-- O CLE G. Myatt D. Coffman 3% 95% Lineout: 2B
t8 3-6 2 1-- O CLE W. Kamm D. Coffman 2% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Browns Batting, Ahead 6-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 7-8-9
b8 6-3 0 --- O SLB B. Bengough C. Brown -0% 96% Flyball: RF
b8 6-3 1 --- O SLB J. Levey C. Brown -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 6-3 2 --- SLB D. Coffman C. Brown 0% 96% Single to CF
b8 6-3 2 1-- SLB F. Schulte C. Brown 0% 97% Single to RF; Coffman to 3B
b8 6-3 2 1-3 R SLB J. Burns C. Brown 2% 99% Single to RF; Coffman Scores; Schulte to 3B; Burns to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 7-3 2 -23 SLB G. Goslin C. Brown 0% 99% Intentional Walk
Pete Appleton replaces Clint Brown pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-3 2 123 RR SLB R. Kress P. Appleton 1% 100% Double to LF (LF Line); Schulte Scores; Burns Scores; Goslin to 3B
b8 9-3 2 -23 RR SLB S. Melillo P. Appleton 0% 100% Single (LF-CF); Goslin Scores; Kress Scores
b8 11-3 2 1-- O SLB T. Jenkins P. Appleton -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 11.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-11, Browns' Dick Coffman facing 9-1-2
Bibb Falk pinch hits for Pete Appleton (P) batting 9th
t9 3-11 0 --- O CLE B. Falk D. Coffman 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 3-11 1 --- O CLE J. Burnett D. Coffman 0% 100% Flyball: SS
t9 3-11 2 --- O CLE D. Porter D. Coffman 0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 11.

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