JULY 17, 1932 - A's SCORE 13 RUNS IN TOP OF 5TH AGAINST DETROIT

 

 

* TOP OF THE 5th, Athletics 4, Tigers 2

* J. Foxx facing W. Wyatt, T 5th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 4-2

Wyatt now ... wide of the mark ... and Foxx walks ... Foxx has now walked 70 times

* E. McNair facing W. Wyatt, T 5th, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Ahead 4-2

Foxx going with the pitch ... quick move to the plate ... fouled back of the plate ... strike one

* E. McNair facing W. Wyatt, T 5th, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Ahead 4-2

They're holding Foxx ... Jimmie Foxx is on the move ... quick move to the plate

it's roped hard to right ... into the corner ... Webb's after it ... Foxx's digging

he's around third ... coming down the line ... he'll score ... the throw in to second

not in time! ... and McNair's in standing with a double

Athletics 5, Tigers 2

* J. Heving facing W. Wyatt, T 5th, No Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 5-2

McNair moves quietly toward third ... the pitch comes in ... swung on ... hit hard to Rogell

he'll go to first ... one down ... McNair holds

* D. Williams facing W. Wyatt, T 5th, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 5-2

McNair extending his lead ... the pitch ... swung on ... softly hit liner to center

here comes Stone ... he makes the running catch ... steals a hit from Williams

McNair held up and now he tags

TRY FOR THIRD? (1-yes, 2-no*)

but they'll hold him there ... as the throw comes in

* R. Mahaffey facing W. Wyatt, T 5th, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 5-2

McNair at second takes a big lead ... Wyatt now ... whacked to center field ... base hit

Stone's racing over ... still running ... he fields it ... McNair's well around third

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

they're waving McNair in

THROW HOME? (1-yes, 2-no*)

and he scores ... as the throw comes in to second ... Mahaffey holds at first with a single

Athletics 6, Tigers 2

And here comes Tigers manager Stew(NEW'30s) Rhodes(Non-AIM) ... he's asking Wyatt for the ball

they'll go to Rip Sewell ... so Wyatt goes four and two thirds ... he yielded ... 6 runs

3 earned ... on 7 hits ... 4 walks ... he struck out 3 ... he's responsible for the runner

he can only lose it ... the right-hander Sewell ... enters this game with a 5.11 ERA

this is his 6th appearance ... he's worked 12 innings ... his record ... one loss

he'll try to hold them to let the Tigers get back in it

* M. Haas facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Ahead 6-2

They're holding Mahaffey ... the delivery from Sewell ... Sewell misses ... ball four

Haas will go to first

* D. Cramer facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 6-2

The pitch ... spanked hard to the hole on the right side ... it skips past Gehringer

and on into right field for a hit ... Webb racing over ... Mahaffey is well around third

Haas is around second

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

they're waving Mahaffey in

TRY FOR THIRD ALSO? (1-yes, 2-no*)

Haas's headed for third

THROW HOME OR TO THIRD?

(1-home, 2-third, 3-no throw*)

the throw home

TRY FOR SECOND ON THROW? (1-yes, 2-no*)

here's the play at the plate ... and he's ... safe...ahead of the throw

and Haas moves to third ... Cramer is on with a single

Athletics 7, Tigers 2

* J. Dykes facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, 1st and 3rd, Ahead 7-2

Sewell with the offering ... wide of the mark ... and Dykes walks ... that fills the bases

* A. Simmons facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Loaded, Ahead 7-2

Here comes the pitch ... grounded right at Schuble ... he spears it ... long throw to first

and it gets by Davis ... two runs will score ... going first to third is Jimmy Dykes

and Simmons will hold at first

Athletics 9, Tigers 2

* J. Foxx facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, 1st and 3rd, Ahead 9-2

To the plate ... grounded deep into the hole ... Rogell is over ... he dives for it

and he's got it! ... but holds the ball ... he doesn't have a play ... Dykes scores

and Simmons moves to second

Athletics 10, Tigers 2

* E. McNair facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 10-2

The pitch ... McNair puts a charge into this one ... a big fly to deep left

Walker will run out of room ... that's a Baltimore special ... a three-run homer

Athletics 13, Tigers 2

* J. Heving facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 13-2

The delivery from Sewell ... swung on ... a squibber in front of the plate ... Ruel's out

he's up with it ... the throw to first ... and it's high! ... Heving's safe

score that an error on Ruel ... and the Tigers defense has been sloppy here

and it's cost them

* D. Williams facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Ahead 13-2

Sewell kicks and deals ... high and tight ... the ump says ball four

and Dib will get down to first

* R. Mahaffey facing R. Sewell, T 5th, 2 Outs, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 13-2

He brings it home ... on the ground to deep short ... Rogell can't get there

it's through for a base hit ... Walker running in ... still coming

Heving is well around third ... Williams is rounding second

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

they're waving Heving in

TRY FOR THIRD ALSO? (1-yes, 2-no*)

THROW HOME? (1-yes, 2-no*)

Heving scores ... they're holding Williams at second ... as the throw comes in to second

Athletics 14, Tigers 2

And here comes Tigers manager Stew(NEW'30s) Rhodes(Non-AIM) ... again

he's asking Sewell for the ball ... taking the mound for the Tigers is Art Herring

so Sewell pitched to 9 batters ... the game for Sewell ... 7 runs ... all unearned ... on 4 hits

a homer ... 3 walks ... he's responsible for the runners

the right-hander Herring sporting a generous 8.10 ERA ... this is his 11th appearance

he's worked ten ... Stew(NEW'30s) will give him some work

* M. Haas facing A. Herring, T 5th, 2 Outs, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 14-2

The delivery ... spanked hard to the hole on the right side ... it skips past Gehringer

and on into right field for a hit ... Webb racing over ... Williams is well around third

Mahaffey is around second

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

they're waving Williams in

TRY FOR THIRD ALSO? (1-yes, 2-no*)

Mahaffey's headed for third

THROW HOME OR TO THIRD?

(1-home, 2-third, 3-no throw*)

Williams will score ... as the throw comes in to Gehringer ... and Mahaffey gets in to third

Athletics 15, Tigers 2

* D. Cramer facing A. Herring, T 5th, 2 Outs, 1st and 3rd, Ahead 15-2

He brings it in ... hit deep to center field ... Stone is racing back ... it's a tweener

it one hops the wall ... Stone corrals the ball ... Mahaffey scores ... Haas is around third

TRY TO SCORE? (1-yes, 2-no*)

they're waving him in

THROW HOME? (1-yes, 2-no*)

and he scores ... Cramer's in standing with a double

Athletics 17, Tigers 2

* J. Dykes facing A. Herring, T 5th, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 17-2

Speedy Cramer edging toward third ... the pitch ... and it's a hard liner to Gehringer

great catch! ... that's three away

 

As win 22-21-1/3-7-4.  Every As starter has at least 2 hits, except for 2B Dib Williams (1-5) and catcher Joe Heving (1-6).