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Thursday, September 4, 1952,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 9,127, Time of Game: 2:20
Red Sox
2
69-63
 Lost 6 
5th, 9½ GB
at Senators
4
71-64
 Won 5 
3rd, 9 GB
W: Bob Porterfield (12-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         1  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  8  0
Senators        2  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  X    4  8  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .308 .777 -0.036 1.49 0.095 -0.131 -0.2 0 0
Al Zarilla RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .229 .658 -0.082 1.44 0.057 -0.138 -0.4 2 0
Vern Stephens 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .240 .702 -0.032 1.32 0.077 -0.109 0.1 2 3 GDP
Dom DiMaggio CF 3 0 2 0 1 0 .302 .769 0.023 1.17 0.096 -0.073 -0.3 1 0 GDP
Hoot Evers LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .708 -0.128 1.46 0.000 -0.128 -0.9 4 0
Del Wilber C 3 0 1 0 1 0 .273 .735 0.021 1.30 0.098 -0.077 0.2 7 1
George Schmees 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .400 -0.145 1.52 0.000 -0.145 -1.1 8 0
Johnny Lipon SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 .216 .562 0.040 1.16 0.068 -0.027 0.4 0 4
   Faye Throneberry PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .688 -0.035 1.40 0.000 -0.035 -0.2
Mickey McDermott P 3 0 1 1 0 1 .226 .607 0.022 1.70 0.114 -0.092 0.3 0 0 2B
   Clyde Vollmer PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .277 .860 0.047 0.86 0.047 0.000 0.2
Team Totals 34 2 8 1 4 2 .235 .580 -0.305 1.38 0.652 -0.955 -2.0 24 8
2B: M McDermott (1, off B Porterfield).
TB: M McDermott 2; D DiMaggio 2; B Goodman 2; A Zarilla; C Vollmer; D Wilber.
GIDP: D DiMaggio (10); V Stephens (7).
RBI: M McDermott (5).
2-out RBI: M McDermott.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 2 1 1 0 2 0 .214 .703 0.022 0.81 0.064 -0.042 0.4 0 3
Jim Busby CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .218 .530 0.027 1.14 0.082 -0.055 0.2 5 0
Jackie Jensen RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 .284 .763 0.130 1.39 0.186 -0.056 1.1 1 0
Ken Wood LF 4 0 1 2 0 0 .225 .725 0.149 1.23 0.202 -0.053 0.8 1 0 3B
Pete Runnels SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .290 .711 -0.044 0.72 0.027 -0.071 -0.6 2 2
Mickey Vernon 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .256 .761 0.010 1.07 0.121 -0.111 0.0 12 1
Mel Hoderlein 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .260 .622 -0.047 0.85 0.025 -0.071 -0.6 3 6
Mickey Grasso C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .534 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Clyde Kluttz C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .239 .605 0.030 0.72 0.077 -0.047 -0.0 1 1 2B
Bob Porterfield P 4 0 0 0 0 3 .188 .443 -0.081 0.68 0.000 -0.081 -0.9 1 2
Team Totals 32 4 8 3 4 6 .250 .677 0.196 0.96 0.784 -0.587 0.4 27 15
2B: C Kluttz (5, off M McDermott).
3B: K Wood (5, off M McDermott).
TB: K Wood 3; J Jensen 2; C Kluttz 2; E Yost; M Hoderlein; J Busby; M Vernon.
RBI: K Wood 2 (28); J Jensen (71).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Runnels-M Hoderlein-M Vernon 2.
E: M Grasso (13).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mickey McDermott, L (8-9) 8 8 4 4 4 6 0 3.63 36 52 -0.196 0.96 -0.4
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 4 6 0 4.50 36 52 -0.196 0.96 -0.4

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Porterfield, W (12-13) 9 8 2 1 4 2 0 2.59 38 63 0.304 1.38 2.0
Team Totals 9 8 2 1 4 2 0 1.00 38 63 0.304 1.38 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: M McDermott (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Grover Froese, 2B - Bill McKinley, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Washington Senators
1 Billy Goodman 2B 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Al Zarilla RF 2 Jim Busby CF
3 Vern Stephens 3B 3 Jackie Jensen RF
4 Dom DiMaggio CF 4 Ken Wood LF
5 Hoot Evers LF 5 Pete Runnels SS
6 Del Wilber C 6 Mickey Vernon 1B
7 George Schmees 1B 7 Mel Hoderlein 2B
8 Johnny Lipon SS 8 Mickey Grasso C
9 Mickey McDermott P 9 Bob Porterfield P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-2 0 1-- R WSH K. Wood M. McDermott 20% 81% Triple to RF; Jensen Scores
b1 0-1 0 12- R WSH J. Jensen M. McDermott 14% 68% Single to LF; Busby to 3B; Yost Scores
t2 1-2 2 -2- R BOS M. McDermott B. Porterfield -11% 51% Double (LF-CF); Lipon Scores/unER
b5 3-2 2 1-3 R WSH C. Kluttz M. McDermott 10% 82% Wild Pitch; Hoderlein to 2B; Vernon Scores
b4 2-2 0 --- WSH C. Kluttz M. McDermott 8% 63% Double to LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Goodman B. Porterfield -4% 46% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- BOS A. Zarilla B. Porterfield -6% 41% Single to RF; Goodman to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- BOS V. Stephens B. Porterfield -8% 33% Walk; Goodman to 3B; Zarilla to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 ROO BOS D. DiMaggio B. Porterfield 7% 40% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Zarilla to 3B; Goodman Scores/No RBI
t1 1-0 2 --3 O BOS H. Evers B. Porterfield 3% 44% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- WSH E. Yost M. McDermott 4% 47% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- WSH J. Busby M. McDermott 6% 54% Walk; Yost to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- R WSH J. Jensen M. McDermott 14% 68% Single to LF; Busby to 3B; Yost Scores
b1 1-1 0 1-3 RO WSH K. Wood M. McDermott -2% 65% Flyball: LF; Busby Scores
b1 2-1 1 1-- O WSH P. Runnels M. McDermott -2% 63% Popfly: 3B
b1 2-1 2 1-- WSH M. Vernon M. McDermott 2% 65% Single to RF; Jensen to 3B
b1 2-1 2 1-3 O WSH M. Hoderlein M. McDermott -4% 61% Popfly: 1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Senators 2.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 6-7-8
t2 1-2 0 --- O BOS D. Wilber B. Porterfield 2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-2 1 --- O BOS G. Schmees B. Porterfield 2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-2 2 --- BOS J. Lipon B. Porterfield -2% 63% Reached on E2 (throw to 1B)/Bunt; Lipon to 2B
Clyde Kluttz replaces Mickey Grasso playing C batting 8th
t2 1-2 2 -2- R BOS M. McDermott B. Porterfield -11% 51% Double (LF-CF); Lipon Scores/unER
t2 2-2 2 -2- O BOS B. Goodman B. Porterfield 3% 55% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 8-9-1
b2 2-2 0 --- O WSH C. Kluttz M. McDermott -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b2 2-2 1 --- O WSH B. Porterfield M. McDermott -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 2-2 2 --- WSH E. Yost M. McDermott 1% 52% Single to LF
b2 2-2 2 1-- WSH J. Busby M. McDermott 2% 54% Single to RF; Yost to 2B
b2 2-2 2 12- O WSH J. Jensen M. McDermott -4% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 2.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 2-3-4
t3 2-2 0 --- O BOS A. Zarilla B. Porterfield 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t3 2-2 1 --- O BOS V. Stephens B. Porterfield 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 2-2 2 --- BOS D. DiMaggio B. Porterfield -1% 53% Single to CF
t3 2-2 2 1-- O BOS H. Evers B. Porterfield 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 4-5-6
b3 2-2 0 --- O WSH K. Wood M. McDermott -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b3 2-2 1 --- WSH P. Runnels M. McDermott 3% 56% Walk
b3 2-2 1 1-- O WSH M. Vernon M. McDermott -3% 53% Strikeout
b3 2-2 2 1-- O WSH M. Hoderlein M. McDermott -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 2.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 6-7-8
t4 2-2 0 --- BOS D. Wilber B. Porterfield -4% 46% Walk
t4 2-2 0 1-- O BOS G. Schmees B. Porterfield 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t4 2-2 1 1-- BOS J. Lipon B. Porterfield -4% 45% Walk; Wilber to 2B
t4 2-2 1 12- O BOS M. McDermott B. Porterfield 5% 51% Flyball: CF
t4 2-2 2 12- O BOS B. Goodman B. Porterfield 5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 8-9-1
b4 2-2 0 --- WSH C. Kluttz M. McDermott 8% 63% Double to LF
b4 2-2 0 -2- O WSH B. Porterfield M. McDermott -5% 58% Strikeout
b4 2-2 1 -2- O WSH E. Yost M. McDermott -4% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-2 2 -2- O WSH J. Busby M. McDermott -4% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 2-3-4
t5 2-2 0 --- O BOS A. Zarilla B. Porterfield 3% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 2-2 1 --- O BOS V. Stephens B. Porterfield 2% 55% Strikeout (C-1B)
t5 2-2 2 --- BOS D. DiMaggio B. Porterfield -2% 53% Single to SS
t5 2-2 2 1-- O BOS H. Evers B. Porterfield 3% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 3-4-5
b5 2-2 0 --- WSH J. Jensen M. McDermott 5% 61% Single to LF
b5 2-2 0 1-- R WSH K. Wood M. McDermott 20% 81% Triple to RF; Jensen Scores
b5 3-2 0 --3 O WSH P. Runnels M. McDermott -4% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-2 1 --3 O WSH M. Vernon M. McDermott -8% 70% Fielder's Choice SS; Wood out at Hm/SS-C-3B
b5 3-2 2 1-- WSH M. Hoderlein M. McDermott 2% 72% Single to RF; Vernon to 3B
b5 3-2 2 1-3 R WSH C. Kluttz M. McDermott 10% 82% Wild Pitch; Hoderlein to 2B; Vernon Scores
b5 4-2 2 -2- O WSH C. Kluttz M. McDermott -2% 80% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 6-7-8
t6 2-4 0 --- BOS D. Wilber B. Porterfield -5% 74% Single to LF
t6 2-4 0 1-- O BOS G. Schmees B. Porterfield 5% 79% Popfly: 2B
t6 2-4 1 1-- O BOS J. Lipon B. Porterfield 3% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B; Wilber to 2B
t6 2-4 2 -2- O BOS M. McDermott B. Porterfield 4% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 9-1-2
b6 4-2 0 --- O WSH B. Porterfield M. McDermott -1% 85% Strikeout
b6 4-2 1 --- WSH E. Yost M. McDermott 1% 86% Walk
b6 4-2 1 1-- O WSH J. Busby M. McDermott -1% 85% Foul Flyball: C
b6 4-2 2 1-- O WSH J. Jensen M. McDermott -1% 83% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 1-2-3
t7 2-4 0 --- BOS B. Goodman B. Porterfield -6% 77% Single to LF
t7 2-4 0 1-- O BOS A. Zarilla B. Porterfield 5% 83% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 2-4 1 1-- OO BOS V. Stephens B. Porterfield 7% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 4-5-6
b7 4-2 0 --- O WSH K. Wood M. McDermott -1% 89% Flyball: CF
b7 4-2 1 --- O WSH P. Runnels M. McDermott -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 4-2 2 --- O WSH M. Vernon M. McDermott -0% 88% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 4-5-6
t8 2-4 0 --- BOS D. DiMaggio B. Porterfield -7% 81% Walk
t8 2-4 0 1-- O BOS H. Evers B. Porterfield 4% 85% Groundout: P-1B; DiMaggio to 2B
t8 2-4 1 -2- O BOS D. Wilber B. Porterfield 5% 91% Flyball: RF
t8 2-4 2 -2- O BOS G. Schmees B. Porterfield 4% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Mickey McDermott facing 7-8-9
b8 4-2 0 --- O WSH M. Hoderlein M. McDermott -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-2 1 --- O WSH C. Kluttz M. McDermott -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-2 2 --- O WSH B. Porterfield M. McDermott -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Senators' Bob Porterfield facing 8-9-1
Faye Throneberry pinch hits for Johnny Lipon (SS) batting 8th
t9 2-4 0 --- O BOS F. Throneberry B. Porterfield 3% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Clyde Vollmer pinch hits for Mickey McDermott (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 1 --- BOS C. Vollmer B. Porterfield -5% 92% Single to CF
t9 2-4 1 1-- O BOS B. Goodman B. Porterfield 5% 97% Popfly: SS
t9 2-4 2 1-- O BOS A. Zarilla B. Porterfield 3% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Senators 4.

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