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@CLE
0
8
CHW
@DET
4
6
NYY
@WSH
8
1
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@CHC
2
4
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10
2
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@PHI
10
1
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3
4
Tuesday, August 17, 1948,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 24,000, Time of Game: 2:18
Yankees
8
62-46
 Won 1 
4th, 5 GB
at Senators
1
44-66
 Lost 2 
6th, 24 GB
L: Sid Hudson (3-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  5   0  0  3   0  0  0    8 10  3
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  6  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Snuffy Stirnweiss 2B 2 1 0 0 2 1 .250 .702 0.060 0.71 0.083 -0.023 0.4 1 1 SH
Bobby Brown 3B 3 2 0 1 2 1 .311 .786 0.057 0.73 0.085 -0.027 0.3 2 1
Tommy Henrich 1B 5 1 2 5 0 0 .287 .887 0.146 0.63 0.158 -0.012 1.5 8 1 HR
Joe DiMaggio CF 3 0 1 0 2 1 .299 .956 -0.019 0.27 0.010 -0.030 0.4 6 0
Yogi Berra RF 5 0 3 2 0 0 .295 .818 -0.007 0.34 0.024 -0.031 1.5 0 0
Charlie Keller LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 .305 .843 -0.030 0.40 0.030 -0.060 -1.6 3 0 SB,CS
Phil Rizzuto SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .684 -0.028 0.21 0.000 -0.028 -1.2 4 4
Gus Niarhos C 4 2 3 0 1 0 .298 .785 0.083 0.28 0.083 0.000 1.5 3 1 2B
Bob Porterfield P 1 2 0 0 1 0 .000 .143 0.038 0.40 0.043 -0.004 0.5 0 2 3·SH
Team Totals 33 8 10 8 8 4 .303 .863 0.300 0.44 0.516 -0.215 3.3 27 10
2B: G Niarhos (7, off S Hudson).
HR: T Henrich (15, off S Hudson; 3rd inn, 3 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: S Stirnweiss (4, off F Thompson); B Porterfield 3 (4, 2 off F Thompson, 1 off S Hudson).
TB: T Henrich 5; G Niarhos 4; Y Berra 3; C Keller; J DiMaggio.
RBI: T Henrich 5 (72); Y Berra 2 (65); B Brown (28).
2-out RBI: Y Berra 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: T Henrich 2 (6); P Rizzuto (9).
Baserunning
SB: C Keller (1, 2nd base off S Hudson/A Evans).
CS: C Keller (1, 2nd base by S Hudson/A Evans).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .669 -0.040 0.31 0.000 -0.040 -1.0 1 2
Sherry Robertson RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .234 .659 -0.023 0.26 0.002 -0.025 0.8 2 0 HR
Gil Coan LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .243 .688 -0.007 0.30 0.019 -0.026 -0.4 2 0 CS
Bud Stewart CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .269 .781 -0.003 0.36 0.020 -0.024 0.5 5 0
Mickey Vernon 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .642 -0.036 0.48 0.009 -0.045 0.1 7 0
Al Kozar 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .246 .664 -0.028 0.35 0.004 -0.031 -0.3 3 2
Mark Christman SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .666 -0.036 0.34 0.000 -0.036 -1.9 3 2
Al Evans C 3 0 0 0 1 1 .280 .745 -0.012 0.18 0.003 -0.016 -0.2 4 1
Sid Hudson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .556 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.1 0 1
   Forrest Thompson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .668 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.2 0 1
   Jake Early PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .590 -0.006 0.23 0.000 -0.006 -0.8
   Dick Welteroth P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Clark PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2
Team Totals 35 1 6 1 2 2 .171 .473 -0.200 0.30 0.057 -0.258 -3.7 27 9
HR: S Robertson (1, off B Porterfield; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: S Robertson 4; B Stewart 2; G Coan 2; M Vernon.
RBI: S Robertson (8).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: F Thompson (2).
Baserunning
CS: G Coan (10, 2nd base by B Porterfield/G Niarhos).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Porterfield, W (1-1) 9 6 1 1 2 2 1 2.35 37 71 0.200 0.30 3.7
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 2 1 1.00 37 71 0.200 0.30 3.7

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sid Hudson, L (3-13) 3.1 5 5 5 5 2 1 5.75 19 27 -0.299 0.80 -3.9
Forrest Thompson 3.2 4 3 0 2 1 0 4.02 18 2 0 -0.002 0.21 -0.5
Dick Welteroth 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.32 8 0 0 0.001 0.00 1.0
Team Totals 9 10 8 5 8 4 1 5.00 45 27 2 0 -0.300 0.44 -3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - (none), 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Washington Senators
1 Snuffy Stirnweiss 2B 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Bobby Brown 3B 2 Sherry Robertson RF
3 Tommy Henrich 1B 3 Gil Coan LF
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Bud Stewart CF
5 Yogi Berra RF 5 Mickey Vernon 1B
6 Charlie Keller LF 6 Al Kozar 2B
7 Phil Rizzuto SS 7 Mark Christman SS
8 Gus Niarhos C 8 Al Evans C
9 Bob Porterfield P 9 Sid Hudson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 0 123 RRRR NYY T. Henrich S. Hudson 14% 91% Home Run; Porterfield Scores; Stirnweiss Scores; Brown Scores
t3 0-0 0 123 R NYY B. Brown S. Hudson 8% 76% Walk; Niarhos Scores; Porterfield to 3B; Stirnweiss to 2B
t3 0-0 0 12- NYY S. Stirnweiss S. Hudson 8% 68% Walk; Niarhos to 3B; Porterfield to 2B
t3 0-0 0 --- NYY G. Niarhos S. Hudson 7% 57% Double to LF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYY P. Rizzuto S. Hudson -4% 46% Keller Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)

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' Sid Hudson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY S. Stirnweiss S. Hudson -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Brown S. Hudson -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- NYY T. Henrich S. Hudson 1% 47% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O NYY J. DiMaggio S. Hudson -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Yost B. Porterfield 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O WSH S. Robertson B. Porterfield 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- WSH G. Coan B. Porterfield -1% 48% Single (LF-CF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O WSH B. Stewart B. Porterfield 2% 50% Coan Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Sid Hudson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY Y. Berra S. Hudson -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- NYY C. Keller S. Hudson 3% 50% Single to 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYY P. Rizzuto S. Hudson -4% 46% Keller Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYY P. Rizzuto S. Hudson -1% 45% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O WSH B. Stewart B. Porterfield 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O WSH M. Vernon B. Porterfield 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O WSH A. Kozar B. Porterfield 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Sid Hudson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- NYY G. Niarhos S. Hudson 7% 57% Double to LF
t3 0-0 0 -2- NYY B. Porterfield S. Hudson 3% 60% Walk
t3 0-0 0 12- NYY S. Stirnweiss S. Hudson 8% 68% Walk; Niarhos to 3B; Porterfield to 2B
t3 0-0 0 123 R NYY B. Brown S. Hudson 8% 76% Walk; Niarhos Scores; Porterfield to 3B; Stirnweiss to 2B
t3 1-0 0 123 RRRR NYY T. Henrich S. Hudson 14% 91% Home Run; Porterfield Scores; Stirnweiss Scores; Brown Scores
t3 5-0 0 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio S. Hudson -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
t3 5-0 1 --- NYY Y. Berra S. Hudson 1% 91% Single to CF
t3 5-0 1 1-- O NYY C. Keller S. Hudson -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 5-0 2 1-- NYY P. Rizzuto S. Hudson 0% 90% Keller Steals 2B
t3 5-0 2 -2- O NYY P. Rizzuto S. Hudson -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 7-8-9
b3 0-5 0 --- O WSH M. Christman B. Porterfield 2% 90% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-5 1 --- O WSH A. Evans B. Porterfield 1% 91% Strikeout
b3 0-5 2 --- O WSH S. Hudson B. Porterfield 1% 92% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Senators' Sid Hudson facing 8-9-1
t4 5-0 0 --- NYY G. Niarhos S. Hudson 1% 93% Walk
t4 5-0 0 1-- O NYY B. Porterfield S. Hudson -0% 93% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Niarhos to 2B
t4 5-0 1 -2- NYY S. Stirnweiss S. Hudson 0% 93% Walk
Forrest Thompson replaces Sid Hudson pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-0 1 12- O NYY B. Brown F. Thompson -1% 92% Strikeout Looking
t4 5-0 2 12- O NYY T. Henrich F. Thompson -1% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 1-2-3
b4 0-5 0 --- O WSH E. Yost B. Porterfield 1% 92% Flyball: CF
b4 0-5 1 --- O WSH S. Robertson B. Porterfield 1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-5 2 --- WSH G. Coan B. Porterfield -1% 92% Single to LF
b4 0-5 2 1-- WSH B. Stewart B. Porterfield -2% 91% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Coan to 3B
b4 0-5 2 1-3 O WSH M. Vernon B. Porterfield 3% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Senators' Forrest Thompson facing 4-5-6
t5 5-0 0 --- NYY J. DiMaggio F. Thompson 1% 94% Single to CF
t5 5-0 0 1-- O NYY Y. Berra F. Thompson -1% 94% Flyball: RF
t5 5-0 1 1-- O NYY C. Keller F. Thompson -1% 93% Flyball: CF
t5 5-0 2 1-- O NYY P. Rizzuto F. Thompson -1% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 6-7-8
b5 0-5 0 --- O WSH A. Kozar B. Porterfield 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-5 1 --- O WSH M. Christman B. Porterfield 1% 95% Flyball: CF
b5 0-5 2 --- O WSH A. Evans B. Porterfield 1% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Senators' Forrest Thompson facing 8-9-1
t6 5-0 0 --- NYY G. Niarhos F. Thompson 1% 96% Single to CF
t6 5-0 0 1-- NYY B. Porterfield F. Thompson 1% 97% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Niarhos to 2B
t6 5-0 0 12- O NYY S. Stirnweiss F. Thompson 0% 97% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Porterfield to 2B; Niarhos to 3B
t6 5-0 1 -23 NYY B. Brown F. Thompson 0% 97% Walk
t6 5-0 1 123 RO NYY T. Henrich F. Thompson 0% 97% Flyball: RF; Niarhos Scores/unER
t6 6-0 2 12- NYY J. DiMaggio F. Thompson 0% 97% Walk; Porterfield to 3B; Brown to 2B
t6 6-0 2 123 RR NYY Y. Berra F. Thompson 2% 99% Single to RF; DiMaggio to 2B; Brown Scores/unER; Porterfield Scores/unER
t6 8-0 2 12- O NYY C. Keller F. Thompson -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-8, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 9-1-2
b6 0-8 0 --- O WSH F. Thompson B. Porterfield 0% 99% Lineout: 3B
b6 0-8 1 --- O WSH E. Yost B. Porterfield 0% 99% Flyball: SS
b6 0-8 2 --- WSH S. Robertson B. Porterfield -0% 99% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b6 0-8 2 1-- O WSH G. Coan B. Porterfield 0% 100% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-0, Senators' Forrest Thompson facing 7-8-9
t7 8-0 0 --- O NYY P. Rizzuto F. Thompson -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t7 8-0 1 --- NYY G. Niarhos F. Thompson 0% 100% Single to CF
t7 8-0 1 1-- O NYY B. Porterfield F. Thompson -0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Niarhos to 2B
t7 8-0 2 -2- O NYY S. Stirnweiss F. Thompson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-8, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 4-5-6
b7 0-8 0 --- WSH B. Stewart B. Porterfield -0% 99% Single to RF
b7 0-8 0 1-- WSH M. Vernon B. Porterfield -1% 98% Single to CF; Stewart to 2B
b7 0-8 0 12- O WSH A. Kozar B. Porterfield 1% 99% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Stewart to 3B
b7 0-8 1 1-3 O WSH M. Christman B. Porterfield 1% 100% Flyball: LF
b7 0-8 2 1-3 WSH A. Evans B. Porterfield -0% 99% Walk; Kozar to 2B
Jake Early pinch hits for Forrest Thompson (P) batting 9th
b7 0-8 2 123 O WSH J. Early B. Porterfield 1% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-0, Senators' Dick Welteroth facing 2-3-4
Dick Welteroth replaces Jake Early (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 8-0 0 --- O NYY B. Brown D. Welteroth -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 8-0 1 --- O NYY T. Henrich D. Welteroth -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 8-0 2 --- NYY J. DiMaggio D. Welteroth 0% 100% Walk
t8 8-0 2 1-- NYY Y. Berra D. Welteroth 0% 100% Single to CF; DiMaggio to 2B
t8 8-0 2 12- O NYY C. Keller D. Welteroth -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-8, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 1-2-3
b8 0-8 0 --- O WSH E. Yost B. Porterfield 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 0-8 1 --- R WSH S. Robertson B. Porterfield -0% 100% Home Run
b8 1-8 1 --- O WSH G. Coan B. Porterfield 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-8 2 --- WSH B. Stewart B. Porterfield -0% 100% Single to SS
b8 1-8 2 1-- WSH M. Vernon B. Porterfield -0% 100% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Stewart to 2B
b8 1-8 2 12- WSH A. Kozar B. Porterfield -0% 99% Walk; Stewart to 3B; Vernon to 2B
b8 1-8 2 123 O WSH M. Christman B. Porterfield 1% 100% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 1.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-1, Senators' Dick Welteroth facing 7-8-9
t9 8-1 0 --- O NYY P. Rizzuto D. Welteroth -0% 100% Flyball: SS
t9 8-1 1 --- O NYY G. Niarhos D. Welteroth -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 8-1 2 --- O NYY B. Porterfield D. Welteroth -0% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-8, Yankees' Bob Porterfield facing 8-9-1
b9 1-8 0 --- O WSH A. Evans B. Porterfield 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Jim Clark pinch hits for Dick Welteroth (P) batting 9th
b9 1-8 1 --- O WSH J. Clark B. Porterfield 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 1-8 2 --- O WSH E. Yost B. Porterfield 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 1.

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