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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
6
7
 
(11)
NYY
@BOS
9
4
KCA
@CHW
2
5
KCA
@CHW
3
2
CLE
@DET
6
4
CLE
@DET
3
1
BAL
@WSH
8
10
BAL
@WSH
7
4
 
(6)
CHC
@CIN
5
4
CHC
@CIN
3
4
STL
@MLN
6
4
STL
@MLN
1
6
BRO
@NYG
15
2
BRO
@NYG
6
1
PHI
@PIT
4
2
PHI
@PIT
4
8
Wednesday, July 4, 1956,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 7,580, Time of Game: 2:11
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Orioles
7
33-40
 Won 1 
5th, 14½ GB
at Senators
4
31-47
 Lost 1 
7th, 19 GB
W: Don Ferrarese (3-5)
L: Hal Griggs (1-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  3  4    7 12  2
Senators        0  1  0   1  2  0    4  7  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Williams RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .314 .385 .600 .985 -0.042 1.68 0.082 -0.125 -0.2 1 0 GDP
George Kell 3B 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .320 .388 .428 .816 0.241 1.92 0.332 -0.092 1.5 1 2 3B
   Wayne Causey 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140 .218 .180 .398 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Nieman LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .319 .397 .513 .910 -0.029 1.59 0.116 -0.146 -0.1 4 0 2·GDP
Gus Triandos 1B 2 0 0 1 2 0 4 .318 .391 .495 .885 0.114 1.41 0.149 -0.035 0.7 2 1
Tito Francona CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .211 .317 .286 .603 -0.079 1.56 0.026 -0.105 -0.7 0 0
Hal Smith C 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .271 .330 .392 .721 0.049 1.27 0.086 -0.037 0.5 6 1
Billy Gardner 2B 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 .210 .251 .328 .579 0.027 1.67 0.118 -0.091 -0.0 2 0 GDP
Willy Miranda SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .242 .310 .305 .615 0.065 1.88 0.104 -0.039 0.3 1 0 SH
Connie Johnson P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .238 .304 .238 .542 0.029 0.73 0.029 0.000 0.3 1 1
   Joe Frazier PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 .286 .365 .482 .847 0.145 2.17 0.145 0.000 1.1
   Mike Fornieles PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .364 .545 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Don Ferrarese P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .125 .067 .192 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Hale PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .262 .308 .310 .618 0.109 3.00 0.109 0.000 0.7
   George Zuverink P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .143 .077 .220 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 25 7 12 7 5 1 31 .480 .567 .560 1.127 0.629 1.66 1.296 -0.670 4.0 18 5
3B: G Kell (1, off C Grob).
SH: W Miranda (3, off H Griggs).
TB: G Kell 3; B Nieman 2; B Gardner 2; T Francona; J Frazier; B Hale; C Johnson; D Williams; H Smith; W Miranda.
GIDP: B Nieman 2 (9); D Williams (2); B Gardner (9).
RBI: J Frazier 2 (13); G Kell 2 (23); G Triandos (42); B Hale (16); B Nieman (38).
2-out RBI: G Kell 2; B Nieman; G Triandos.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 9.
Fielding
E: G Kell (2); D Williams (1).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .247 .448 .338 .787 0.223 1.49 0.302 -0.079 1.5 0 3 HR,SB
Whitey Herzog CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .251 .311 .356 .667 -0.083 0.95 0.000 -0.083 -0.9 1 0
Pete Runnels 1B 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 .307 .361 .445 .806 0.028 0.88 0.065 -0.037 0.3 8 0 CS
Roy Sievers LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .275 .396 .529 .925 -0.080 1.14 0.000 -0.080 -0.9 0 0
Jim Lemon RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .304 .379 .507 .886 -0.085 1.08 0.000 -0.085 -0.9 2 0
Lou Berberet C 3 2 3 0 0 0 3 .284 .402 .422 .823 0.212 0.86 0.212 0.000 2.0 1 0 3B
   Pedro Ramos PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .250 .304 .554 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Tony Roig 2B 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 .286 .304 .333 .638 0.095 1.45 0.105 -0.010 0.6 6 4 SF,SH
Jose Valdivielso SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .187 .253 .297 .549 0.029 0.43 0.037 -0.008 0.3 0 4 2B
   Clint Courtney PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .318 .399 .459 .857 -0.072 2.77 0.000 -0.072 -0.6
   Ed Fitz Gerald PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .391 .382 .772 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Hal Griggs P 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.024 1.23 0.054 -0.031 0.0 0 2
   Connie Grob P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .438 .467 .904 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Wiesler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .050 .050 .100 .150 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Herb Plews PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .265 .111 .376 -0.058 2.54 0.000 -0.058 -0.5
Team Totals 23 4 7 4 3 5 28 .304 .370 .565 .936 0.233 1.20 0.775 -0.543 1.0 18 13
2B: J Valdivielso (2, off C Johnson).
3B: L Berberet (3, off C Johnson).
HR: E Yost (3, off D Ferrarese, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: T Roig (1, off C Johnson).
SH: T Roig (1, off C Johnson).
TB: L Berberet 5; E Yost 4; J Valdivielso 2; P Runnels 2.
RBI: E Yost 2 (27); T Roig 2 (5).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 4. J Valdivielso-T Roig-P Runnels 3; E Yost-T Roig-P Runnels.
Baserunning
SB: E Yost (5, 2nd base off C Johnson/H Smith).
CS: P Runnels (2, 2nd base by C Johnson/H Smith).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Connie Johnson 4 4 2 1 1 2 0 3.25 17 49 -0.037 1.00 0.0
Don Ferrarese, BS (2), W (3-5) 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 5.10 6 0 0 -0.250 1.16 -1.5
George Zuverink, S (15) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.44 5 0 0 0.055 2.03 0.5
Team Totals 6 7 4 3 3 5 1 4.50 28 49 0 0 -0.232 1.20 -1.0

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hal Griggs, L (1-5) 5.1 10 6 6 5 1 0 5.85 27 20 -0.342 1.65 -1.9
Connie Grob 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.97 3 2 2 -0.299 2.16 -2.3
Bob Wiesler 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.26 1 1 0 0.012 0.41 0.2
Team Totals 6 12 7 7 5 1 0 10.50 31 20 3 2 -0.629 1.66 -4.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Hurley, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Hank Soar, 3B - Joe Paparella.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: 7,580.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Washington Senators
1 Dick Williams RF 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 George Kell 3B 2 Whitey Herzog CF
3 Bob Nieman LF 3 Pete Runnels 1B
4 Gus Triandos 1B 4 Roy Sievers LF
5 Tito Francona CF 5 Jim Lemon RF
6 Hal Smith C 6 Lou Berberet C
7 Billy Gardner 2B 7 Tony Roig 2B
8 Willy Miranda SS 8 Jose Valdivielso SS
9 Connie Johnson P 9 Hal Griggs P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 4-4 2 12- RR BAL G. Kell C. Grob 29% 78% Triple to CF; Miranda Scores; Hale Scores
b5 2-3 0 1-- RR WSH E. Yost D. Ferrarese -24% 29% Home Run; Griggs Scores
t5 0-2 1 -23 RR BAL J. Frazier H. Griggs 15% 50% Single to CF; Smith Scores; Gardner Scores
t5 2-2 2 123 R BAL G. Triandos H. Griggs 13% 66% Walk; Fornieles Scores; Williams to 3B; Nieman to 2B
t6 3-4 1 1-3 R BAL B. Hale H. Griggs 11% 55% Single to LF; Gardner Scores; Miranda to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Williams H. Griggs 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O BAL G. Kell H. Griggs -3% 50% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO BAL B. Nieman H. Griggs -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Connie Johnson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- WSH E. Yost C. Johnson -4% 42% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- WSH W. Herzog C. Johnson -2% 39% Yost Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O WSH W. Herzog C. Johnson 4% 43% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 -2- WSH P. Runnels C. Johnson -2% 41% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- O WSH R. Sievers C. Johnson 4% 46% Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 12- O WSH J. Lemon C. Johnson 4% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BAL G. Triandos H. Griggs -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- BAL T. Francona H. Griggs 3% 50% Single to CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- BAL H. Smith H. Griggs 4% 54% Single to CF; Francona to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO BAL B. Gardner H. Griggs -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Connie Johnson facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- WSH L. Berberet C. Johnson -10% 35% Single to RF; Berberet to 3B/Adv on E9
b2 0-0 0 --3 RO WSH T. Roig C. Johnson 1% 36% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Berberet Scores/unER
b2 1-0 1 --- WSH J. Valdivielso C. Johnson -4% 33% Double to CF
b2 1-0 1 -2- O WSH H. Griggs C. Johnson 3% 36% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 -2- O WSH E. Yost C. Johnson 3% 39% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 1.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O BAL W. Miranda H. Griggs -3% 36% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- BAL C. Johnson H. Griggs 3% 39% Single to CF
t3 0-1 1 1-- OO BAL D. Williams H. Griggs -6% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Connie Johnson facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- O WSH W. Herzog C. Johnson 2% 35% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 1-0 1 --- WSH P. Runnels C. Johnson -2% 33% Single to RF
b3 1-0 1 1-- O WSH R. Sievers C. Johnson 4% 36% Runnels Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b3 1-0 2 --- O WSH R. Sievers C. Johnson 1% 37% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 1.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- BAL G. Kell H. Griggs 5% 42% Walk
t4 0-1 0 1-- OO BAL B. Nieman H. Griggs -10% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- BAL G. Triandos H. Griggs 2% 34% Walk
t4 0-1 2 1-- O BAL T. Francona H. Griggs -3% 31% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Connie Johnson facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- O WSH J. Lemon C. Johnson 2% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- WSH L. Berberet C. Johnson -7% 26% Triple to CF
b4 1-0 1 --3 RO WSH T. Roig C. Johnson -3% 24% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Berberet Scores
b4 2-0 2 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso C. Johnson 1% 25% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Senators 2.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- BAL H. Smith H. Griggs 5% 29% Walk
t5 0-2 0 1-- BAL B. Gardner H. Griggs 8% 37% Single to RF; Smith to 2B
t5 0-2 0 12- O BAL W. Miranda H. Griggs -1% 36% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Smith to 3B; Gardner to 2B
Joe Frazier pinch hits for Connie Johnson (P) batting 9th
t5 0-2 1 -23 RR BAL J. Frazier H. Griggs 15% 50% Single to CF; Smith Scores; Gardner Scores
Mike Fornieles pinch runs for Joe Frazier (PH) batting 9th
t5 2-2 1 1-- BAL D. Williams H. Griggs 5% 55% Single to 3B/Bunt; Fornieles to 2B
t5 2-2 1 12- O BAL G. Kell H. Griggs -6% 49% Strikeout Looking
t5 2-2 2 12- BAL B. Nieman H. Griggs 4% 53% Single to 2B; Fornieles to 3B; Williams to 2B
t5 2-2 2 123 R BAL G. Triandos H. Griggs 13% 66% Walk; Fornieles Scores; Williams to 3B; Nieman to 2B
t5 3-2 2 123 O BAL T. Francona H. Griggs -8% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Orioles 3, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 2-3, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 9-1-2
Don Ferrarese replaces Mike Fornieles (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b5 2-3 0 --- WSH H. Griggs D. Ferrarese -5% 53% Walk
b5 2-3 0 1-- RR WSH E. Yost D. Ferrarese -24% 29% Home Run; Griggs Scores
b5 4-3 0 --- O WSH W. Herzog D. Ferrarese 2% 31% Strikeout
b5 4-3 1 --- WSH P. Runnels D. Ferrarese -2% 29% Single to 1B/Bunt
b5 4-3 1 1-- O WSH R. Sievers D. Ferrarese 3% 31% Flyball: LF
b5 4-3 2 1-- O WSH J. Lemon D. Ferrarese 2% 34% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, Senators 4.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-4, Senators' Hal Griggs facing 6-7-8
t6 3-4 0 --- O BAL H. Smith H. Griggs -4% 30% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-4 1 --- BAL B. Gardner H. Griggs 4% 34% Single to CF
t6 3-4 1 1-- BAL W. Miranda H. Griggs 10% 45% Single to RF; Gardner to 3B
Bob Hale pinch hits for Don Ferrarese (P) batting 9th
t6 3-4 1 1-3 R BAL B. Hale H. Griggs 11% 55% Single to LF; Gardner Scores; Miranda to 2B
Connie Grob replaces Hal Griggs pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-4 1 12- O BAL D. Williams C. Grob -6% 49% Flyball: RF
t6 4-4 2 12- RR BAL G. Kell C. Grob 29% 78% Triple to CF; Miranda Scores; Hale Scores
t6 6-4 2 --3 R BAL B. Nieman C. Grob 8% 85% Single to RF; Kell Scores
Bob Wiesler replaces Connie Grob pitching and batting 9th
t6 7-4 2 1-- O BAL G. Triandos B. Wiesler -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 7, Senators 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 4-7, Orioles' George Zuverink facing 6-7-8
George Zuverink replaces Bob Hale (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Wayne Causey replaces George Kell playing 3B batting 2nd
b6 4-7 0 --- WSH L. Berberet G. Zuverink -5% 80% Single to CF
Pedro Ramos pinch runs for Lou Berberet (C) batting 6th
b6 4-7 0 1-- WSH T. Roig G. Zuverink -8% 72% Walk; Ramos to 2B
Ed Fitz Gerald pinch hits for Clint Courtney batting 8th
Clint Courtney pinch hits for Jose Valdivielso (SS) batting 8th
b6 4-7 0 12- O WSH C. Courtney G. Zuverink 7% 79% Strikeout Looking
Herb Plews pinch hits for Bob Wiesler (P) batting 9th
b6 4-7 1 12- O WSH H. Plews G. Zuverink 6% 85% Flyball: LF
b6 4-7 2 12- O WSH E. Yost G. Zuverink 5% 90% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 7, Senators 4.

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