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Standings
DET
@CHW
1
2
CLE
@SLB
3
2
BSN
@NYG
1
8
Friday, May 24, 1940,
, Sportsman's Park III
Attendance: 24,827, Time of Game: 2:26
Indians
3
19-10
 Won 2 
2nd, 1 GB
at Browns
2
11-16
 Lost 1 
7th, 8 GB
W: Bob Feller (6-2)
L: Elden Auker (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  1   2  0  0   0  0  0    3  9  1
Browns          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  7  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Boudreau SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .323 .391 .524 .915 -0.058 0.64 0.014 -0.072 -0.8 1 1
Roy Weatherly CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .295 .356 .411 .766 0.012 0.66 0.042 -0.030 0.1 3 0
Ben Chapman RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .349 .388 .737 -0.094 0.89 0.000 -0.094 -1.0 3 0
Hal Trosky 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .255 .333 .608 .941 -0.004 0.83 0.050 -0.054 0.3 6 0 2B
Jeff Heath LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .292 .375 .584 .959 -0.028 0.94 0.060 -0.089 -0.6 2 0 2B,SB
Ken Keltner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .313 .374 .500 .874 -0.096 0.84 0.000 -0.096 -1.2 2 0
Rollie Hemsley C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .288 .301 .459 .760 0.042 0.95 0.128 -0.086 0.1 10 1 CS
Ray Mack 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .347 .421 .564 .985 0.087 0.69 0.126 -0.039 0.8 0 1 2B
Bob Feller P 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .217 .308 .478 .786 0.041 0.69 0.106 -0.065 0.2 0 2 HR
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 2 6 37 .257 .297 .429 .726 -0.098 0.80 0.526 -0.625 -2.2 27 5
2B: J Heath (8, off E Auker); R Mack (11, off E Auker); H Trosky (7, off E Auker).
HR: B Feller (1, off E Auker, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
TB: B Feller 4; R Mack 3; R Hemsley 2; J Heath 2; H Trosky 2; L Boudreau; R Weatherly.
RBI: R Mack (15); B Feller (2); R Hemsley (17).
2-out RBI: B Feller; R Mack; R Hemsley.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: K Keltner (2).
Baserunning
SB: J Heath (2, 2nd base off E Auker/B Swift).
CS: R Hemsley (2, 2nd base by E Auker/B Swift).

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alan Strange SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .220 .320 .294 .614 -0.040 0.92 0.034 -0.074 -0.2 4 5
Wally Judnich CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .210 .282 .430 .712 0.026 0.98 0.094 -0.068 0.5 0 0 2B
George McQuinn 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .321 .397 .518 .915 -0.002 1.09 0.080 -0.082 -0.5 7 1
Rip Radcliff RF 3 0 3 1 1 0 4 .407 .455 .566 1.022 0.314 1.58 0.314 0.000 1.9 2 0 2B,IW
Chet Laabs LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .341 .460 .707 1.167 -0.387 2.21 0.000 -0.387 -2.4 2 0 CS
Harlond Clift 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .194 .333 .328 .662 0.030 2.26 0.161 -0.130 1.0 1 1 2B
Don Heffner 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .292 .345 .637 -0.153 2.20 0.059 -0.212 -1.2 3 1 2B
Bob Swift C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .274 .321 .315 .636 -0.157 1.81 0.000 -0.157 -1.3 8 1
   Joe Gallagher PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .315 .435 .750 -0.074 2.85 0.000 -0.074 -0.2
Elden Auker P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .222 .222 .389 .611 -0.103 1.25 0.000 -0.103 -0.8 0 0
   Myril Hoag PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .306 .324 .333 .658 -0.054 1.99 0.000 -0.054 -0.1
Team Totals 34 2 7 1 2 9 36 .206 .250 .324 .574 -0.600 1.65 0.742 -1.341 -3.2 27 9
2B: W Judnich (2, off B Feller); H Clift (3, off B Feller); D Heffner (8, off B Feller); R Radcliff (5, off B Feller).
IBB: R Radcliff (1, by B Feller).
TB: R Radcliff 4; H Clift 2; W Judnich 2; D Heffner 2; G McQuinn.
RBI: R Radcliff (22).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Baserunning
CS: C Laabs (3, 2nd base by B Feller/R Hemsley).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Feller, W (6-2) 9 7 2 1 2 9 0 2.36 36 74 0.599 1.65 3.2
Team Totals 9 7 2 1 2 9 0 1.00 36 74 0.599 1.65 3.2

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Elden Auker, L (3-3) 9 9 3 3 2 6 1 3.68 37 61 0.099 0.80 2.2
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 6 1 3.00 37 61 0.099 0.80 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Feller (2; R Radcliff).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - John Quinn, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - George Pipgras.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 24,827.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         St.Louis Browns
1 Lou Boudreau SS 1 Alan Strange SS
2 Roy Weatherly CF 2 Wally Judnich CF
3 Ben Chapman RF 3 George McQuinn 1B
4 Hal Trosky 1B 4 Rip Radcliff RF
5 Jeff Heath LF 5 Chet Laabs LF
6 Ken Keltner 3B 6 Harlond Clift 3B
7 Rollie Hemsley C 7 Don Heffner 2B
8 Ray Mack 2B 8 Bob Swift C
9 Bob Feller P 9 Elden Auker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-3 0 1-- R SLB R. Radcliff B. Feller -23% 50% Double (LF-CF); McQuinn Scores
b8 2-3 0 -2- O SLB C. Laabs B. Feller 16% 67% Fielder's Choice P; Radcliff out at 3B/P-3B; Laabs to 1B
t4 2-1 2 1-- R CLE R. Mack E. Auker 12% 70% Double to RF; Hemsley Scores
t4 1-1 2 -2- R CLE R. Hemsley E. Auker 11% 59% Single to LF; Heath Scores
t3 0-1 2 --- R CLE B. Feller E. Auker 11% 45% Home Run (CF-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, Browns' Elden Auker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau E. Auker -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Weatherly E. Auker -2% 46% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE B. Chapman E. Auker -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- SLB A. Strange B. Feller -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- SLB W. Judnich B. Feller -9% 32% Double to RF; Strange to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -23 O SLB G. McQuinn B. Feller 5% 37% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 -23 SLB R. Radcliff B. Feller -1% 36% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 O SLB C. Laabs B. Feller 7% 43% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 123 R SLB H. Clift B. Feller -9% 34% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Strange Scores/No RBI/unER; Judnich to 3B; Radcliff to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 O SLB D. Heffner B. Feller 6% 40% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Browns' Elden Auker facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CLE H. Trosky E. Auker -3% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CLE J. Heath E. Auker -2% 36% Flyball: SS
t2 0-1 2 --- O CLE K. Keltner E. Auker -1% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 8-9-1
b2 1-0 0 --- O SLB B. Swift B. Feller 2% 37% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 1 --- O SLB E. Auker B. Feller 2% 38% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- O SLB A. Strange B. Feller 1% 40% Foul Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Browns 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Browns' Elden Auker facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE R. Hemsley E. Auker -3% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O CLE R. Mack E. Auker -2% 35% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-1 2 --- R CLE B. Feller E. Auker 11% 45% Home Run (CF-RF)
t3 1-1 2 --- CLE L. Boudreau E. Auker 1% 47% Single to CF
t3 1-1 2 1-- CLE R. Weatherly E. Auker 2% 49% Walk; Boudreau to 2B
t3 1-1 2 12- O CLE B. Chapman E. Auker -5% 44% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Bob Feller facing 2-3-4
b3 1-1 0 --- O SLB W. Judnich B. Feller 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-1 1 --- O SLB G. McQuinn B. Feller 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b3 1-1 2 --- SLB R. Radcliff B. Feller -1% 47% Single to CF
b3 1-1 2 1-- O SLB C. Laabs B. Feller 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Browns 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Browns' Elden Auker facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- O CLE H. Trosky E. Auker -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 1-1 1 --- CLE J. Heath E. Auker 5% 52% Double to CF
t4 1-1 1 -2- O CLE K. Keltner E. Auker -4% 48% Foul Flyball: SS
t4 1-1 2 -2- R CLE R. Hemsley E. Auker 11% 59% Single to LF; Heath Scores
t4 2-1 2 1-- R CLE R. Mack E. Auker 12% 70% Double to RF; Hemsley Scores
t4 3-1 2 -2- O CLE B. Feller E. Auker -3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 6-7-8
b4 1-3 0 --- SLB H. Clift B. Feller -7% 60% Double to LF
b4 1-3 0 -2- O SLB D. Heffner B. Feller 5% 65% Foul Flyball: C
b4 1-3 1 -2- O SLB B. Swift B. Feller 4% 69% Groundout: SS-1B; Clift to 3B
b4 1-3 2 --3 O SLB E. Auker B. Feller 4% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Browns' Elden Auker facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau E. Auker -2% 72% Strikeout
t5 3-1 1 --- CLE R. Weatherly E. Auker 2% 74% Single to RF
t5 3-1 1 1-- O CLE B. Chapman E. Auker -2% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 3-1 2 1-- CLE H. Trosky E. Auker 3% 74% Double (CF-RF); Chapman to 3B
t5 3-1 2 -23 O CLE J. Heath E. Auker -5% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 1-2-3
b5 1-3 0 --- O SLB A. Strange B. Feller 3% 73% Flyball: CF
b5 1-3 1 --- O SLB W. Judnich B. Feller 2% 75% Flyball: RF
b5 1-3 2 --- O SLB G. McQuinn B. Feller 2% 76% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Browns' Elden Auker facing 6-7-8
t6 3-1 0 --- O CLE K. Keltner E. Auker -2% 75% Strikeout Looking
t6 3-1 1 --- CLE R. Hemsley E. Auker 2% 77% Single to P
t6 3-1 1 1-- O CLE R. Mack E. Auker -3% 73% Hemsley Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS-1B)
t6 3-1 2 --- CLE R. Mack E. Auker 1% 74% Single to RF
t6 3-1 2 1-- O CLE B. Feller E. Auker -2% 72% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 4-5-6
b6 1-3 0 --- SLB R. Radcliff B. Feller -6% 66% Single to RF
b6 1-3 0 1-- O SLB C. Laabs B. Feller 5% 72% Flyball: CF
b6 1-3 1 1-- O SLB H. Clift B. Feller 5% 76% Flyball: RF
b6 1-3 2 1-- SLB D. Heffner B. Feller -6% 70% Double to LF; Radcliff to 3B
b6 1-3 2 -23 O SLB B. Swift B. Feller 10% 80% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Browns' Elden Auker facing 1-2-3
t7 3-1 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau E. Auker -2% 78% Flyball: RF
t7 3-1 1 --- O CLE R. Weatherly E. Auker -1% 77% Foul Flyball: C
t7 3-1 2 --- O CLE B. Chapman E. Auker -1% 76% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 9-1-2
b7 1-3 0 --- O SLB E. Auker B. Feller 4% 80% Strikeout
b7 1-3 1 --- O SLB A. Strange B. Feller 3% 83% Flyball: CF
b7 1-3 2 --- O SLB W. Judnich B. Feller 2% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Browns' Elden Auker facing 4-5-6
t8 3-1 0 --- CLE H. Trosky E. Auker 2% 87% Walk
t8 3-1 0 1-- O CLE J. Heath E. Auker -2% 85% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 3-1 1 1-- CLE K. Keltner E. Auker 1% 86% Heath Steals 2B
t8 3-1 1 -2- O CLE K. Keltner E. Auker -2% 84% Foul Flyball: C
t8 3-1 2 -2- O CLE R. Hemsley E. Auker -2% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 3-4-5
b8 1-3 0 --- SLB G. McQuinn B. Feller -8% 73% Single to LF
b8 1-3 0 1-- R SLB R. Radcliff B. Feller -23% 50% Double (LF-CF); McQuinn Scores
b8 2-3 0 -2- O SLB C. Laabs B. Feller 16% 67% Fielder's Choice P; Radcliff out at 3B/P-3B; Laabs to 1B
b8 2-3 1 1-- O SLB H. Clift B. Feller 8% 75% Flyball: LF
b8 2-3 2 1-- O SLB D. Heffner B. Feller 7% 82% Laabs Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Browns' Elden Auker facing 8-9-1
t9 3-2 0 --- O CLE R. Mack E. Auker -2% 80% Flyball: SS
t9 3-2 1 --- O CLE B. Feller E. Auker -2% 79% Strikeout
t9 3-2 2 --- O CLE L. Boudreau E. Auker -1% 78% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Browns Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 7-8-9
b9 2-3 0 --- O SLB D. Heffner B. Feller 10% 87% Groundout: P-1B
Joe Gallagher pinch hits for Bob Swift (C) batting 8th
b9 2-3 1 --- O SLB J. Gallagher B. Feller 7% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Myril Hoag pinch hits for Elden Auker (P) batting 9th
b9 2-3 2 --- O SLB M. Hoag B. Feller 5% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Browns 2.

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