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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: 10,000, Time of Game: 1:45
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 PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .339 .392 .432 .824 3 0
Jimmie Reese 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .336 .398 .734 3 1 2B
Babe Ruth RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .400 .543 .771 1.315 2 0 HR
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .309 .455 .564 1.019 5 1
Ben Chapman LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .321 .378 .473 .851 3 0
Tony Lazzeri 3B 1 1 1 0 2 0 3 .234 .380 .313 .692 3 0 SB
Lyn Lary SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .311 .416 .483 .899 0 3
Arndt Jorgens C 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .222 .364 .222 .586 1 0
Ed Wells P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .300 .300 .500 .800 1 3
   Samuel Byrd 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .447 .533 .981 2B
   George Pipgras P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 26 4 7 3 5 1 31 .269 .387 .462 .849 21 8
2B: J Reese (6); S Byrd (4).
HR: B Ruth (9).
TB: B Ruth 4; J Reese 2; S Byrd 2; T Lazzeri; B Chapman; L Gehrig; A Jorgens.
RBI: B Ruth 2 (30); A Jorgens (1).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Lary-J Reese-L Gehrig.
Baserunning
SB: T Lazzeri (4).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Buddy Myer 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .295 .380 .390 .770 1 2
Sam Rice RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .288 .338 .370 .707 3 0 2B
Heinie Manush LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .314 .359 .465 .824 3 0
Joe Cronin SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .353 .423 .595 1.018 1 1
Sam West CF 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .349 .374 .492 .866 1 0
Ossie Bluege 3B 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .288 .366 .514 .880 0 2
Joe Kuhel 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .351 .456 .806 9 1
Roy Spencer C 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .328 .389 .429 .818 2 1
Lloyd Brown P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .114 .184 .143 .327 1 3
Team Totals 26 2 6 2 5 1 31 .231 .355 .269 .624 21 10
2B: S Rice (8).
TB: S West 2; S Rice 2; R Spencer; J Cronin; H Manush.
RBI: R Spencer (23); S West (13).
Team LOB: 8.
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
Ed Wells, W (3-1) 6 6 2 2 4 1 0 3.20 27 49
George Pipgras, S (1) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.17 4
Team Totals 7 6 2 2 5 1 0 2.57 31 49

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lloyd Brown, L (5-5) 7 7 4 1 5 1 1 2.52 31 49
Team Totals 7 7 4 1 5 1 1 1.29 31 49
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - Harry Geisel, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 1:45.
Attendance: 10,000.
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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