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7
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@BOS
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17
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3
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@WSH
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9
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6
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3
Wednesday, August 5, 1959, 6:03PM
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:07
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Indians
7
62-44
 Won 3 
2nd, 2 GB
at Senators
3
43-64
 Lost 18 
8th, 20½ GB
W: Mudcat Grant (7-4)
L: Pedro Ramos (10-14)
S: Al Cicotte (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  0   6  0  0    7  9  1
Senators        1  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  7  2

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Martin 2B 5 1 2 2 0 0 .261 .691 0.215 1.27 0.258 -0.042 1.3 1 1
Vic Power 3B 5 1 1 2 0 1 .303 .789 0.036 0.76 0.097 -0.061 0.7 3 0
Minnie Minoso LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 .296 .836 -0.055 0.59 0.013 -0.068 -0.2 2 0
Tito Francona 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .413 1.100 0.005 0.74 0.057 -0.052 -0.1 8 0
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .881 -0.074 0.69 0.000 -0.074 -0.9 0 0
George Strickland SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 .260 .675 0.096 0.81 0.137 -0.041 0.5 3 6 HR
Woodie Held CF 2 1 1 1 2 0 .252 .770 0.162 0.92 0.165 -0.003 1.3 2 0
Russ Nixon C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .441 -0.071 1.35 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 6 0
   Elmer Valo PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .273 .746 0.174 2.86 0.174 0.000 1.0
   Dick Brown C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .679 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 2 0
Mudcat Grant P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .405 -0.055 1.08 0.000 -0.055 -0.5 0 2
   Jack Harshman PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .693 0.068 3.07 0.068 0.000 0.5
   Ray Webster PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .137 .484 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Al Cicotte P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 1.000 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 9 7 3 2 .250 .641 0.497 0.94 0.969 -0.471 2.6 27 9
HR: G Strickland (3, off P Ramos; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF).
TB: G Strickland 5; B Martin 2; E Valo; W Held; T Francona; V Power; M Minoso.
RBI: B Martin 2 (24); V Power 2 (48); W Held (44); M Minoso (68); G Strickland (40).
2-out RBI: W Held.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Strickland-B Martin; M Grant-G Strickland-T Francona.
E: M Minoso (2).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Zoilo Versalles SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 .300 .783 0.094 0.67 0.126 -0.032 1.0 1 3 HR
Lenny Green CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .676 -0.064 0.66 0.000 -0.064 -0.8 8 0
Jim Lemon LF 4 2 1 1 0 2 .273 .870 0.061 0.52 0.092 -0.031 0.6 2 0 HR
Bob Allison RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .279 .879 0.015 0.45 0.033 -0.018 0.1 0 0
Hal Naragon C 4 0 1 1 0 0 .253 .621 0.056 0.73 0.102 -0.045 0.2 2 0 GDP
Harmon Killebrew 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .243 .908 -0.025 0.72 0.031 -0.056 -0.4 0 2
Roy Sievers 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .221 .751 0.025 0.63 0.057 -0.032 0.1 11 0
Ron Samford 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .608 -0.021 0.42 0.000 -0.021 -0.3 2 3
   Faye Throneberry PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .746 -0.107 2.12 0.000 -0.107 -1.2
   Ken Aspromonte 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .668 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Pedro Ramos P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .148 .411 -0.023 0.47 0.000 -0.023 -0.3 0 0
   Hal Woodeshick P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hal Griggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .118 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Clint Courtney PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .585 -0.014 0.47 0.000 -0.014 -0.2
   Chuck Stobbs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 1 7 .212 .629 -0.003 0.64 0.441 -0.443 -1.4 27 8
HR: Z Versalles (1, off M Grant; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF); J Lemon (26, off M Grant; 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
TB: Z Versalles 5; J Lemon 4; B Allison; H Killebrew; R Sievers; H Naragon.
GIDP: H Naragon (4).
RBI: H Naragon (15); J Lemon (68); Z Versalles (1).
2-out RBI: H Naragon.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: B Allison (6); L Green (2).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mudcat Grant, W (7-4) 6 4 3 2 1 6 2 4.00 23 59 -0.074 0.60 -0.1
Al Cicotte, S (2) 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 3.78 11 0 0 0.077 0.73 1.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 2 1 7 2 2.00 34 59 0 0 0.003 0.64 1.4

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pedro Ramos, L (10-14) 6 7 6 5 3 1 1 4.28 28 34 -0.416 1.21 -2.6
Hal Woodeshick 0.1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5.55 3 2 2 -0.103 0.65 -1.5
Hal Griggs 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.38 2 1 0 0.011 0.27 0.5
Chuck Stobbs 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.75 6 0 0 0.011 0.07 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 7 5 3 2 1 5.00 39 34 3 2 -0.497 0.94 -2.6
P Ramos faced 5 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Joe Paparella, 2B - Eddie Hurley, 3B - Bob Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Washington Senators
1 Billy Martin 2B 1 Zoilo Versalles SS
2 Vic Power 3B 2 Lenny Green CF
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Jim Lemon LF
4 Tito Francona 1B 4 Bob Allison RF
5 Rocky Colavito RF 5 Hal Naragon C
6 George Strickland SS 6 Harmon Killebrew 3B
7 Woodie Held CF 7 Roy Sievers 1B
8 Russ Nixon C 8 Ron Samford 2B
9 Mudcat Grant P 9 Pedro Ramos P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-3 0 123 RR CLE B. Martin P. Ramos 23% 84% Single to CF; Held Scores; Valo Scores; Webster to 3B; Martin to 2B/Adv on throw
t7 2-3 0 1-- CLE E. Valo P. Ramos 17% 55% Single to RF; Held to 3B
t7 1-3 0 --- R CLE G. Strickland P. Ramos 12% 30% Home Run (Deep CF)
b7 3-7 0 12- OO WSH F. Throneberry A. Cicotte 11% 95% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
b1 0-0 2 12- R WSH H. Naragon M. Grant -10% 36% Single to CF; Lemon Scores/unER; Allison to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Martin P. Ramos -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power P. Ramos -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso P. Ramos -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O WSH Z. Versalles M. Grant 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O WSH L. Green M. Grant 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- WSH J. Lemon M. Grant -1% 48% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball)
b1 0-0 2 1-- WSH B. Allison M. Grant -2% 46% Walk; Lemon to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- R WSH H. Naragon M. Grant -10% 36% Single to CF; Lemon Scores/unER; Allison to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- O WSH H. Killebrew M. Grant 4% 39% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Senators 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Ramos -2% 37% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-1 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito P. Ramos -2% 35% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- CLE G. Strickland P. Ramos 1% 37% Single to LF
t2 0-1 2 1-- CLE W. Held P. Ramos 2% 39% Walk; Strickland to 2B
t2 0-1 2 12- O CLE R. Nixon P. Ramos -5% 34% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Grant 2% 36% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 1 --- O WSH R. Samford M. Grant 1% 37% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- O WSH P. Ramos M. Grant 1% 38% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Senators 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE M. Grant P. Ramos -3% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- CLE B. Martin P. Ramos 3% 39% Single to CF
t3 0-1 1 1-- O CLE V. Power P. Ramos -3% 35% Popfly: SS
t3 0-1 2 1-- O CLE M. Minoso P. Ramos -3% 33% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- R WSH Z. Versalles M. Grant -10% 23% Home Run (Deep CF)
b3 2-0 0 --- O WSH L. Green M. Grant 2% 25% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 1 --- R WSH J. Lemon M. Grant -8% 17% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
b3 3-0 1 --- O WSH B. Allison M. Grant 1% 17% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-0 2 --- O WSH H. Naragon M. Grant 1% 18% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Senators 3.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 4-5-6
t4 0-3 0 --- CLE T. Francona P. Ramos 6% 24% Single to CF; Francona to 2B/Adv on E8
t4 0-3 0 -2- O CLE R. Colavito P. Ramos -4% 19% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 1 -2- O CLE G. Strickland P. Ramos -3% 16% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-3 2 -2- R CLE W. Held P. Ramos 7% 23% Single to RF; Francona Scores/unER
t4 1-3 2 1-- O CLE R. Nixon P. Ramos -3% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Senators 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
b4 3-1 0 --- O WSH H. Killebrew M. Grant 1% 22% Strikeout
b4 3-1 1 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Grant 1% 23% Popfly: 3B
b4 3-1 2 --- O WSH R. Samford M. Grant 1% 24% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Senators 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 9-1-2
t5 1-3 0 --- O CLE M. Grant P. Ramos -3% 21% Popfly: 2B
t5 1-3 1 --- O CLE B. Martin P. Ramos -2% 19% Flyball: LF
t5 1-3 2 --- O CLE V. Power P. Ramos -1% 18% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Senators 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
b5 3-1 0 --- O WSH P. Ramos M. Grant 1% 20% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-1 1 --- O WSH Z. Versalles M. Grant 1% 21% Groundout: P-1B
b5 3-1 2 --- O WSH L. Green M. Grant 1% 21% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Senators 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 3-4-5
t6 1-3 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso P. Ramos -3% 18% Flyball: CF
t6 1-3 1 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Ramos -2% 16% Flyball: LF
t6 1-3 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito P. Ramos -1% 15% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Senators 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
b6 3-1 0 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Grant 1% 16% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 1 --- WSH B. Allison M. Grant -1% 15% Single to CF
b6 3-1 1 1-- OO WSH H. Naragon M. Grant 3% 18% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Senators 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 6-7-8
t7 1-3 0 --- R CLE G. Strickland P. Ramos 12% 30% Home Run (Deep CF)
t7 2-3 0 --- CLE W. Held P. Ramos 7% 37% Walk
Elmer Valo pinch hits for Russ Nixon (C) batting 8th
t7 2-3 0 1-- CLE E. Valo P. Ramos 17% 55% Single to RF; Held to 3B
Jack Harshman pinch hits for Mudcat Grant (P) batting 9th
t7 2-3 0 1-3 CLE J. Harshman P. Ramos 7% 61% Walk; Valo to 2B
Ray Webster pinch runs for Jack Harshman (PH) batting 9th
t7 2-3 0 123 RR CLE B. Martin P. Ramos 23% 84% Single to CF; Held Scores; Valo Scores; Webster to 3B; Martin to 2B/Adv on throw
Hal Woodeshick replaces Pedro Ramos pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-3 0 -23 RR CLE V. Power H. Woodeshick 10% 94% Single to RF; Webster Scores; Martin Scores; Power to 3B/Adv on E9
t7 6-3 0 --3 R CLE M. Minoso H. Woodeshick 1% 95% Single to LF; Power Scores/unER
t7 7-3 0 1-- O CLE T. Francona H. Woodeshick -1% 95% Popfly: 2B
Hal Griggs replaces Hal Woodeshick pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-3 1 1-- O CLE R. Colavito H. Griggs -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Minoso to 2B
t7 7-3 2 -2- O CLE G. Strickland H. Griggs -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
6 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Senators 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-7, Indians' Al Cicotte facing 6-7-8
Al Cicotte replaces Ray Webster (PR) pitching and batting 9th
Dick Brown replaces Elmer Valo (PH) playing C batting 8th
b7 3-7 0 --- WSH H. Killebrew A. Cicotte -3% 90% Single to LF
b7 3-7 0 1-- WSH R. Sievers A. Cicotte -6% 85% Single to LF; Killebrew to 2B
Faye Throneberry pinch hits for Ron Samford (2B) batting 8th
b7 3-7 0 12- OO WSH F. Throneberry A. Cicotte 11% 95% Line Drive Double Play: SS-2B
Clint Courtney pinch hits for Hal Griggs (P) batting 9th
b7 3-7 2 1-- O WSH C. Courtney A. Cicotte 1% 97% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Senators 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-3, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 7-8-9
Chuck Stobbs replaces Clint Courtney (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ken Aspromonte replaces Faye Throneberry (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
t8 7-3 0 --- O CLE W. Held C. Stobbs -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 7-3 1 --- O CLE D. Brown C. Stobbs -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 7-3 2 --- O CLE A. Cicotte C. Stobbs -0% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Senators 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-7, Indians' Al Cicotte facing 1-2-3
b8 3-7 0 --- WSH Z. Versalles A. Cicotte -3% 93% Single to LF
b8 3-7 0 1-- O WSH L. Green A. Cicotte 3% 96% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b8 3-7 1 1-- O WSH J. Lemon A. Cicotte 2% 98% Strikeout
b8 3-7 2 1-- O WSH B. Allison A. Cicotte 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Senators 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-3, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 1-2-3
t9 7-3 0 --- O CLE B. Martin C. Stobbs -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t9 7-3 1 --- O CLE V. Power C. Stobbs -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 7-3 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso C. Stobbs -0% 98% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Senators 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 3-7, Indians' Al Cicotte facing 5-6-7
b9 3-7 0 --- O WSH H. Naragon A. Cicotte 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b9 3-7 1 --- O WSH H. Killebrew A. Cicotte 1% 100% Popfly: 1B
b9 3-7 2 --- O WSH R. Sievers A. Cicotte 0% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Senators 3.

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