1946 Season Replay: Red Sox Raise Rally Flag, Beat Washington, 14-9

April 17, 1946

Boston Red Sox (2-0)01070001514162
Washington Senators (0-2)0014030109161

The Boston Red Sox dealt the Washington Senators a 14-9 loss at Griffith Stadium. Dom DiMaggio was the star on offense. He was 3-6 with a home run and a double. He scored 3 runs and drove in 3.

The Red Sox, now 2-0, have been on a roll in the early going. The Red Sox got a big at-bat from pinch hitter George Metkovich. For the game, Metkovich was 1-1 with a double, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once. In the top of the ninth, with runners on 1st and 3rd, he stroked a 2-run double. His 1st double of the season gave Boston a 11-9 lead.

 "Good to get a win," said Metkovich, "but it's a long season."

D. DiMaggio CF6333000.45513
J. Pesky SS5232120.44402
T. Williams LF4122201.42902
R. York 1B5223104.44403
B. Doerr 2B6022014.27302
T. McBride RF5100114.30002
H. Wagner C4210102.33302
R. Russell 3B4220101.33300
D. Ferriss P3000005.00000
   a-L. Culberson PH1000010.00000
   C. Dreisewerd P0000000.00000
   b-G. Metkovich PH11120001.00002
   B. Klinger P0000000.00000
a - L. Culberson pinch hit for D. Ferriss in the 8th
b - G. Metkovich pinch hit for C. Dreisewerd in the 9th

Doubles: T. Williams (1, 4th Inning off M. Haefner, 3 on, 2 outs) H. Wagner (1, 9th Inning off E. Wynn, 0 on, 1 out) D. DiMaggio (1, 9th Inning off E. Wynn, 1 on, 1 out) B. Doerr (1, 4th Inning off M. Haefner, 1 on, 2 outs) G. Metkovich (1, 9th Inning off E. Wynn, 2 on, 1 out)
Triples: R. York (1, 4th Inning off M. Haefner, 2 on, 2 outs) B. Doerr (1, 2nd Inning off M. Haefner, 1 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: D. DiMaggio (1, 8th Inning off E. Wynn, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: R. York 4 , T. Williams 3 , H. Wagner 2 , R. Russell 2 , J. Pesky 3 , D. DiMaggio 7 , B. Doerr 5 , G. Metkovich 2
2-out RBI: R. York , T. Williams , J. Pesky , D. DiMaggio , B. Doerr
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: D. Ferriss , T. McBride 2 , B. Doerr
Team LOB: 9

Errors: R. York (1) , R. Russell (1)
Double Plays: 1 (Doerr-Pesky-York)
S. Robertson 3B5000004.00000
   M. Candini P0000000.00000
B. Lewis RF5341000.55601
M. Vernon 1B3232100.57102
S. Spence CF5123003.55614
J. Heath LF5011004.11101
J. Priddy 2B3010001.42900
   E. Wynn P1000001.00000
   c-E. Yost 3B1000010.00000
C. Travis SS5120001.33300
A. Evans C5121002.25001
M. Haefner P2001010.00001
   a-G. Myatt 2B10100001.00000
   b-G. Torres 2B2100002.00000
a - G. Myatt substituted for M. Haefner in the 6th
b - G. Torres substituted for G. Myatt in the 6th
c - E. Yost substituted for E. Wynn in the 9th

Doubles: M. Vernon (2, 4th Inning off D. Ferriss, 1 on, 2 outs) S. Spence 2 (2, 3rd Inning off D. Ferriss, 1 on, 1 out; 4th Inning off D. Ferriss, 1 on, 2 outs) B. Lewis (1, 1st Inning off D. Ferriss, 0 on, 1 out) J. Heath (1, 6th Inning off D. Ferriss, 1 on, 2 outs) G. Myatt (1, 6th Inning off D. Ferriss, 0 on, 0 outs)
Triples: B. Lewis (1, 8th Inning off C. Dreisewerd, 0 on, 0 outs) A. Evans (1, 4th Inning off D. Ferriss, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: M. Vernon 4 , C. Travis 2 , S. Spence 4 , J. Priddy , B. Lewis 7 , J. Heath 2 , A. Evans 4 , G. Myatt 2
2-out RBI: M. Vernon , S. Spence , J. Heath
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: E. Wynn , S. Robertson 2 , J. Priddy , J. Heath 2 , G. Torres
GIDP: C. Travis
Sac Fly: M. Vernon
Team LOB: 9

Errors: G. Torres (1)
D. Ferriss7.01585110125796.43
C. Dreisewerd W (1-0), BS (1)1.01110001479.00
B. Klinger1.000001019120.00
Game Score: D. Ferriss 21
Batters Faced: D. Ferriss 37, C. Dreisewerd 4, B. Klinger 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: D. Ferriss 11-8, C. Dreisewerd 1-2, B. Klinger 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: D. Ferriss 125-79, C. Dreisewerd 14-7, B. Klinger 19-12 
M. Haefner5.0788540996014.40
E. Wynn L (0-1)3.1755111663913.50
M. Candini0.2211100201113.50
Game Score: M. Haefner 20
Batters Faced: M. Haefner 27, E. Wynn 19, M. Candini 5
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: M. Haefner 6-5, E. Wynn 5-4, M. Candini 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: M. Haefner 99-60, E. Wynn 66-39, M. Candini 20-11
Inherited Runners - Scored: M. Candini 1-1 
Player of the Game: Dom DiMaggio
Ballpark: Griffith Stadium I
Weather: Clear skies (58 degrees), wind blowing right to left at 10 mph
Start Time: 2:05 pm EST
Time: 3:12
Attendance: 10380
Special Notes: 2B George Myatt was injured while running the bases.