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Scores
Standings
PHA
@BOS
7
4
PHA
@BOS
3
7
 
(7)
SLB
@CHW
6
2
CLE
@DET
6
4
NYY
@WSH
4
2
 
(7)
BSN
@BRO
2
9
BSN
@BRO
3
3
 
(10)
PIT
@CHC
0
5
PHI
@NYG
5
10
CIN
@STL
5
7
CIN
@STL
7
2
Sunday, May 31, 1931,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Yankees
4
22-16
 Won 2 
3rd, 6 GB
at Senators
2
24-16
 Lost 2 
2nd, 5 GB
W: Ed Wells (3-1)
L: Lloyd Brown (5-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   1  0  0   3    4  7  0
Senators        0  1  0   0  1  0   0    2  6  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .339 .392 .432 .824 -0.142 1.34 0.000 -0.142 -1.2 3 0
Jimmie Reese 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .336 .398 .734 0.161 1.20 0.201 -0.040 0.9 2 1 2B
Babe Ruth RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .400 .543 .771 1.315 0.253 0.99 0.333 -0.080 1.3 2 0 HR,CS
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .309 .455 .564 1.019 -0.054 1.05 0.036 -0.090 -0.4 5 1
Ben Chapman LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .321 .378 .473 .851 0.065 1.21 0.095 -0.030 0.6 3 0
Tony Lazzeri 3B 1 1 1 0 2 0 3 .234 .380 .313 .692 0.207 1.39 0.207 0.000 1.9 3 0 SB
Lyn Lary SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .311 .416 .483 .899 -0.372 2.05 0.000 -0.372 -3.4 1 3 GDP
Arndt Jorgens C 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .222 .364 .222 .586 0.083 1.69 0.129 -0.046 0.9 1 0 IW
Ed Wells P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .300 .300 .500 .800 -0.116 2.12 0.000 -0.116 -1.2 1 3
   Samuel Byrd PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .447 .533 .981 0.076 1.28 0.076 0.000 0.4 2B
   George Pipgras P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 26 4 7 3 5 1 31 .269 .387 .462 .849 0.161 1.37 1.077 -0.916 -0.1 21 8
2B: J Reese (6, off L Brown); S Byrd (4, off L Brown).
HR: B Ruth (9, off L Brown, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: A Jorgens (1, by L Brown).
TB: B Ruth 4; J Reese 2; S Byrd 2; T Lazzeri; B Chapman; L Gehrig; A Jorgens.
GIDP: L Lary ().
RBI: B Ruth 2 (30); A Jorgens (1).
2-out RBI: B Ruth 2; A Jorgens.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Lary-J Reese-L Gehrig.
Baserunning
SB: T Lazzeri (4, 2nd base off L Brown/R Spencer).
CS: B Ruth (2, 2nd base by L Brown/R Spencer).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Buddy Myer 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .295 .380 .390 .770 0.045 1.12 0.099 -0.054 0.3 1 2
Sam Rice RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .288 .338 .370 .707 0.040 1.35 0.120 -0.080 0.8 3 0 2B
Heinie Manush LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .314 .359 .465 .824 -0.065 1.30 0.044 -0.109 -0.6 3 0
Joe Cronin SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .353 .423 .595 1.018 -0.057 1.51 0.043 -0.100 -0.2 1 0 IW
Sam West CF 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .349 .374 .492 .866 0.121 1.89 0.186 -0.065 0.8 1 0
Ossie Bluege 3B 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .288 .366 .514 .880 -0.164 1.98 0.000 -0.164 -1.9 0 3
Joe Kuhel 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .351 .456 .806 -0.098 1.29 0.000 -0.098 -1.1 9 1
Roy Spencer C 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .328 .389 .429 .818 0.116 1.05 0.134 -0.018 1.2 2 1
Lloyd Brown P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .114 .184 .143 .327 -0.123 1.15 0.000 -0.123 -1.3 1 3 GDP
Team Totals 26 2 6 2 5 1 31 .231 .355 .269 .624 -0.185 1.39 0.626 -0.811 -2.1 21 10
2B: S Rice (8, off E Wells).
IBB: J Cronin (1, by E Wells).
TB: S West 2; S Rice 2; R Spencer; J Cronin; H Manush.
GIDP: L Brown ().
RBI: S West (12); R Spencer (23).
2-out RBI: R Spencer; S West.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Kuhel; O Bluege-B Myer-J Kuhel.
E: H Manush (2); J Kuhel (3).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ed Wells, W (3-1) 6 6 2 2 4 1 0 3.20 27 49 0.094 1.31 1.5
George Pipgras, S (1) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.17 4 0 0 0.091 1.95 0.6
Team Totals 7 6 2 2 5 1 0 2.57 31 49 0 0 0.185 1.39 2.1

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lloyd Brown, L (5-5) 7 7 4 1 5 1 1 2.52 31 49 -0.162 1.37 0.1
Team Totals 7 7 4 1 5 1 1 1.29 31 49 -0.162 1.37 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: L Brown (1; A Jorgens); E Wells (2; J Cronin).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - Harry Geisel, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Washington Senators
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Buddy Myer 2B
2 Jimmie Reese 2B 2 Sam Rice RF
3 Babe Ruth RF 3 Heinie Manush LF
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Joe Cronin SS
5 Ben Chapman LF 5 Sam West CF
6 Tony Lazzeri 3B 6 Ossie Bluege 3B
7 Lyn Lary SS 7 Joe Kuhel 1B
8 Arndt Jorgens C 8 Roy Spencer C
9 Ed Wells P 9 Lloyd Brown P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 2 1-- RR NYY B. Ruth L. Brown 32% 77% Home Run; Reese Scores/unER; Ruth Scores/unER
t6 1-2 1 1-3 OO NYY L. Lary L. Brown -18% 27% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t7 1-2 2 --3 R NYY J. Reese L. Brown 16% 45% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Byrd Scores/No RBI/unER
t2 0-0 0 123 OO NYY L. Lary L. Brown -15% 51% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
b5 1-1 2 12- R WSH S. West E. Wells -13% 31% Single to CF; Rice Scores; Manush to 2B

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, Senators' Lloyd Brown facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY E. Combs L. Brown -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Reese L. Brown -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY B. Ruth L. Brown -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O WSH B. Myer E. Wells 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O WSH S. Rice E. Wells 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O WSH H. Manush E. Wells 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Lloyd Brown facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYY L. Gehrig L. Brown 4% 54% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- NYY B. Chapman L. Brown 5% 59% Walk; Gehrig to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- NYY T. Lazzeri L. Brown 7% 66% Walk; Gehrig to 3B; Chapman to 2B
t2 0-0 0 123 OO NYY L. Lary L. Brown -15% 51% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 2 -23 NYY A. Jorgens L. Brown 1% 52% Intentional Walk
t2 0-0 2 123 O NYY E. Wells L. Brown -8% 45% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- WSH J. Cronin E. Wells -4% 41% Single to LF
b2 0-0 0 1-- WSH S. West E. Wells -5% 36% Single to CF; Cronin to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- O WSH O. Bluege E. Wells 5% 41% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; West to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O WSH J. Kuhel E. Wells 5% 46% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Bluege to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- R WSH R. Spencer E. Wells -10% 35% Single to RF; Bluege Scores; Kuhel to 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-3 O WSH L. Brown E. Wells 5% 40% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Lloyd Brown facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- O NYY E. Combs L. Brown -3% 37% Flyball: LF
t3 0-1 1 --- NYY J. Reese L. Brown 4% 41% Double to RF
t3 0-1 1 -2- O NYY B. Ruth L. Brown -4% 38% Groundout: 1B-P; Reese to 3B
t3 0-1 2 --3 O NYY L. Gehrig L. Brown -4% 34% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- WSH B. Myer E. Wells -3% 31% Walk
b3 1-0 0 1-- WSH S. Rice E. Wells -9% 22% Double to RF; Myer to 3B
b3 1-0 0 -23 O WSH H. Manush E. Wells 4% 26% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 1-0 1 -23 WSH J. Cronin E. Wells -1% 25% Intentional Walk
b3 1-0 1 123 O WSH S. West E. Wells 7% 32% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 2 123 O WSH O. Bluege E. Wells 7% 39% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 1.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Lloyd Brown facing 5-6-7
t4 0-1 0 --- O NYY B. Chapman L. Brown -3% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- NYY T. Lazzeri L. Brown 3% 39% Walk
t4 0-1 1 1-- O NYY L. Lary L. Brown -4% 35% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 2 1-- NYY A. Jorgens L. Brown 1% 36% Lazzeri Steals 2B
t4 0-1 2 -2- R NYY A. Jorgens L. Brown 12% 48% Single to LF; Lazzeri Scores; Jorgens to 2B/Adv on E7
t4 1-1 2 -2- O NYY E. Wells L. Brown -4% 44% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 7-8-9
b4 1-1 0 --- O WSH J. Kuhel E. Wells 3% 46% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 1-1 1 --- WSH R. Spencer E. Wells -3% 44% Walk
b4 1-1 1 1-- OO WSH L. Brown E. Wells 6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 1.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Senators' Lloyd Brown facing 1-2-3
t5 1-1 0 --- O NYY E. Combs L. Brown -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t5 1-1 1 --- O NYY J. Reese L. Brown -2% 45% Flyball: RF
t5 1-1 2 --- NYY B. Ruth L. Brown 2% 46% Walk
t5 1-1 2 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig L. Brown -3% 43% Ruth Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 1-2-3
b5 1-1 0 --- O WSH B. Myer E. Wells 3% 46% Flyball: SS
b5 1-1 1 --- WSH S. Rice E. Wells -3% 43% Walk
b5 1-1 1 1-- WSH H. Manush E. Wells -4% 38% Single to CF; Rice to 2B
b5 1-1 1 12- O WSH J. Cronin E. Wells 6% 44% Lineout: CF
b5 1-1 2 12- R WSH S. West E. Wells -13% 31% Single to CF; Rice Scores; Manush to 2B
b5 2-1 2 12- O WSH O. Bluege E. Wells 4% 35% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Senators' Lloyd Brown facing 4-5-6
t6 1-2 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig L. Brown -4% 31% Foul Flyball: C
t6 1-2 1 --- NYY B. Chapman L. Brown 4% 36% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t6 1-2 1 1-- NYY T. Lazzeri L. Brown 10% 45% Single to RF; Chapman to 3B
t6 1-2 1 1-3 OO NYY L. Lary L. Brown -18% 27% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Ed Wells facing 7-8-9
b6 2-1 0 --- O WSH J. Kuhel E. Wells 2% 29% Flyball: RF
b6 2-1 1 --- O WSH R. Spencer E. Wells 2% 31% Flyball: LF
b6 2-1 2 --- O WSH L. Brown E. Wells 1% 32% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Senators' Lloyd Brown facing 8-9-1
t7 1-2 0 --- O NYY A. Jorgens L. Brown -5% 28% Flyball: RF
Samuel Byrd pinch hits for Ed Wells (P) batting 9th
t7 1-2 1 --- NYY S. Byrd L. Brown 8% 35% Double to CF
t7 1-2 1 -2- O NYY E. Combs L. Brown -6% 29% Groundout: 2B-1B; Byrd to 3B
t7 1-2 2 --3 R NYY J. Reese L. Brown 16% 45% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Byrd Scores/No RBI/unER
t7 2-2 2 1-- RR NYY B. Ruth L. Brown 32% 77% Home Run; Reese Scores/unER; Ruth Scores/unER
t7 4-2 2 --- O NYY L. Gehrig L. Brown -1% 76% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' George Pipgras facing 1-2-3
George Pipgras replaces Samuel Byrd (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-4 0 --- WSH B. Myer G. Pipgras -7% 69% Walk
b7 2-4 0 1-- O WSH S. Rice G. Pipgras 6% 75% Flyball: LF
b7 2-4 1 1-- O WSH H. Manush G. Pipgras 5% 81% Flyball: RF
b7 2-4 2 1-- O WSH J. Cronin G. Pipgras 4% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 2.

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