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Scores
Standings
NYY
@WSH
8
9
 
(12)
BRO
@NYG
5
8
BSN
@PHI
2
0
PIT
@STL
5
3
Monday, April 27, 1931,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 2,000, Time of Game: 3:19
Yankees
8
7-5
 Lost 3 
2nd, 1 GB
at Senators
9
7-5
 Won 2 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Bobby Burke (1-0)
L: Lefty Weinert (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  4  1   1  0  0   2  0  0    8 15  3
Senators        3  0  0   0  1  0   1  1  0   2  0  1    9 20  4

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 7 1 4 1 0 0 7 .291 .371 .309 .680 6 0
Lyn Lary SS 6 0 1 0 1 0 7 .327 .417 .538 .955 1 1
Ben Chapman RF 5 2 2 0 2 1 7 .313 .411 .396 .807 3 0 SB
Lou Gehrig 1B 5 2 1 0 1 2 6 .319 .439 .638 1.077 10 1 3·SB
Tony Lazzeri 3B 6 0 1 2 0 0 6 .188 .291 .271 .562 0 4 2B
Samuel Byrd LF 6 1 2 1 0 2 6 .250 .400 .583 .983 2 0 HR
Jimmie Reese 2B 5 1 2 0 1 0 6 .500 .571 .500 1.071 5 6
Cy Perkins C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .125 .000 .125 3 2
   Red Ruffing PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .267 .267 .533 .800
   Ed Wells PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Arndt Jorgens C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 0
Herb Pennock P 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .100 .250 .100 .350 0 1
   George Pipgras P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Lefty Weinert P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 51 8 15 4 6 8 57 .294 .368 .373 .741 35 15
2B: T Lazzeri (4).
HR: S Byrd (1).
TB: S Byrd 5; E Combs 4; T Lazzeri 2; J Reese 2; B Chapman 2; L Lary; L Gehrig; R Ruffing; H Pennock.
RBI: T Lazzeri 2 (9); E Combs (6); S Byrd (2).
Team LOB: 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Lazzeri-J Reese-L Gehrig 2.
E: L Gehrig (1); S Byrd (1); J Reese (1).
Baserunning
SB: B Chapman (2); L Gehrig 3 (5).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Buddy Myer 2B 7 1 3 1 0 1 7 .302 .373 .377 .750 1 3
Sam Rice RF 4 1 1 1 1 0 7 .269 .321 .327 .648 3 0 HBP,SH
Heinie Manush LF 6 2 2 1 0 0 6 .260 .327 .380 .707 3 0 2B
Joe Cronin SS 6 0 3 2 0 2 6 .354 .426 .542 .968 1 1 2B
Joe Judge 1B 6 0 1 1 0 1 6 .244 .306 .289 .595 11 1
Harry Rice CF 6 3 4 0 0 1 6 .292 .333 .458 .792 3 1 CS
Ossie Bluege 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 6 .279 .340 .605 .945 2 3 SH
Roy Spencer C 5 0 3 3 0 0 5 .422 .422 .533 .956 10 1
   Sad Sam Jones PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Pinky Hargrave C 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 1 0
Bump Hadley P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .500 .833 0 1 2B
   Walt Tauscher P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
   General Crowder P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0
   Dave Harris PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 3B
   Sam West PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
   Bobby Burke P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 3
   Jackie Hayes PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.000
Team Totals 49 9 20 9 4 5 56 .408 .463 .510 .973 36 16
2B: H Manush (2); J Cronin (2); B Hadley (1).
3B: D Harris (1).
SH: S Rice (2); O Bluege (2).
HBP: S Rice (1).
TB: H Rice 4; J Cronin 4; H Manush 3; D Harris 3; B Myer 3; R Spencer 3; B Hadley 2; S Rice; O Bluege; J Judge.
RBI: R Spencer 3 (13); J Cronin 2 (11); B Myer (9); S Rice (2); J Judge (4); H Manush (8).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. O Bluege-B Myer-J Judge; W Tauscher-R Spencer-J Judge.
E: J Cronin (6); H Manush (1); B Hadley (1); H Rice (2).
Baserunning
CS: H Rice (1).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Herb Pennock 9.2 17 8 7 0 3 0 2.93 43 28
George Pipgras 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 2
Lefty Weinert, L (0-1) 2 2 1 1 3 2 0 2.45 11
Team Totals 11.2 20 9 8 4 5 0 6.17 56 28

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bump Hadley 4 4 4 1 5 5 0 3.95 22 44
Walt Tauscher 1.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.38 6
General Crowder 1.2 1 1 1 1 0 1 5.93 7
Bobby Burke, W (1-0) 5 7 2 0 0 3 0 5.14 22
Team Totals 12 15 8 3 6 8 1 2.25 57 44
Balks: None.
WP: B Hadley (1).
HBP: L Weinert (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Roy Van Graflan, 1B - Tommy Connolly, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 3:19.
Attendance: 2,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Washington Senators
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Buddy Myer 2B
2 Lyn Lary SS 2 Sam Rice RF
3 Ben Chapman RF 3 Heinie Manush LF
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Joe Cronin SS
5 Tony Lazzeri 3B 5 Joe Judge 1B
6 Samuel Byrd LF 6 Harry Rice CF
7 Jimmie Reese 2B 7 Ossie Bluege 3B
8 Cy Perkins C 8 Roy Spencer C
9 Herb Pennock P 9 Bump Hadley P

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