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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
5
6
CLE
@SLB
7
4
CLE
@SLB
1
2
PHA
@WSH
6
4
 
(10)
CHC
@CIN
1
3
BRO
@NYG
6
3
 
(12)
BSN
@PHI
6
2
Thursday, August 8, 1940,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 1,500, Time of Game: 2:10
Athletics
6
40-61
 Won 1 
8th, 21½ GB
at Senators
4
45-58
 Lost 1 
6th, 17½ GB
W: Bill Beckmann (4-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  2  1   0  0  0   0  0  1   2    6  8  1
Senators        1  0  0   0  2  0   1  0  0   0    4 10  2

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Al Rubeling 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .262 .353 .365 .718 1 3 CS
Wally Moses RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .320 .405 .521 .925 1 0
Sam Chapman CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .287 .356 .523 .878 3 0 HR
Bob Johnson LF 3 2 2 1 2 0 5 .285 .390 .511 .902 8 0 2B,CS
Dick Siebert 1B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .302 .341 .407 .748 10 2 2B
Hal Wagner C 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .200 .300 .257 .557 2 0
   Al Simmons 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .312 .346 .403 .748
   Bill Beckmann P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Benny McCoy 2B 3 1 2 0 2 1 5 .258 .343 .366 .708 0 3
Bill Lillard SS 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .240 .333 .310 .643 2 2 SH
   Frankie Hayes C 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .334 .408 .525 .933 3 0 2B
George Caster P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .128 .180 .149 .329 0 1
   Earle Brucker 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .196 .288 .261 .549
   Al Brancato SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .294 .278 .572 0 0
Team Totals 36 6 8 4 7 5 44 .222 .349 .389 .738 30 11
2B: B Johnson (15); D Siebert (23); F Hayes (13).
HR: S Chapman (17).
SH: B Lillard (6).
TB: S Chapman 5; B Johnson 3; F Hayes 2; D Siebert 2; B McCoy 2.
RBI: F Hayes (55); B Johnson (71); D Siebert (60); S Chapman (50).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: F Hayes (13).
Baserunning
CS: A Rubeling (4); B Johnson (2).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
George Case CF 4 2 3 0 0 0 5 .296 .353 .380 .734 3 0 SB,SH
Buddy Lewis RF 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 .316 .404 .453 .857 2 0 3B
Gee Walker LF 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .296 .322 .430 .752 2 0
Cecil Travis 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .331 .393 .460 .853 2 1
Jimmy Bloodworth 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .251 .277 .398 .675 10 1
Buddy Myer 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .327 .402 .447 .849 1 4 2B,SB
Jimmy Pofahl SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .243 .301 .348 .649 3 4
Rick Ferrell C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .356 .350 .706 7 1
Walt Masterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .290 .250 .540 0 0
   Jake Early 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .373 .445 .818
   Rene Monteagudo P 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 .179 .179 .286 .464 0 1
   Alex Carrasquel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 40 4 10 4 1 5 42 .250 .268 .325 .593 30 12
2B: B Myer (12).
3B: B Lewis (7).
SH: G Case (6).
TB: B Lewis 4; B Myer 3; G Case 3; R Ferrell; G Walker; R Monteagudo.
RBI: G Walker 2 (73); B Lewis 2 (43).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: R Ferrell (9); J Pofahl (19).
Baserunning
SB: G Case (24); B Myer (5).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
George Caster 8 10 4 4 1 2 0 5.16 34 47
Bill Beckmann, W (4-1) 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.78 8
Team Totals 10 10 4 4 1 5 0 3.60 42 47

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Walt Masterson 3 1 3 2 5 3 1 5.26 14 45
Rene Monteagudo, L (2-5) 6.2 7 3 3 2 2 0 5.96 29
Alex Carrasquel 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.79 1
Team Totals 10 8 6 5 7 5 1 4.50 44 45
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Ormsby, 1B - Bill Summers, 2B - (none), 3B - George Pipgras.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 1,500.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Washington Senators
1 Al Rubeling 3B 1 George Case CF
2 Wally Moses RF 2 Buddy Lewis RF
3 Sam Chapman CF 3 Gee Walker LF
4 Bob Johnson LF 4 Cecil Travis 3B
5 Dick Siebert 1B 5 Jimmy Bloodworth 1B
6 Hal Wagner C 6 Buddy Myer 2B
7 Benny McCoy 2B 7 Jimmy Pofahl SS
8 Bill Lillard SS 8 Rick Ferrell C
9 George Caster P 9 Walt Masterson P

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