1980 Phillies Articles
Phillies vs. Montreal- April 12, 1980

Dick Ruthven gave only one run in seven innings as the Phillies beat the Expos for the second straight day, this time by a 6-2 score. Ruthven picked up his first win, and Tug McGraw notched his first save of the season. The hitting star today was Garry Maddox, who had a double and his first home run of the season. Bill Lee was knocked out of the box after the fourth inning and took his first loss.

  • Phils' Record: 2-0
  • Place: 1st, ½ game ahead of the Cubs and Pirates
NL East standings as of April 12, 1980
Team
Wins
Losses
Pct.
GB
Phillies
2
0
1.000
-
Cubs
2
1
.667
½
Pirates
2
1
.667
½
Cardinals
1
2
.333
Mets
1
2
.333
Expos
0
2
.000
2

Montreal 2 vs. Phillies 6 - April 12, 1980

Boxscore:
Montreal
AB
R
H
RBI
Phillies
AB
R
H
RBI
LeFlore, LF
3
1
3
0
Rose, LF
5
0
1
1
Norman, P
0
0
0
0
McBride, RF
4
1
1
0
Hutton, PH
1
0
0
0
Maddox, CF
4
1
3
2
Murray, P
0
0
0
0
Schmidt, 3B
4
2
1
0
Macha, PH
1
0
1
0
Luzinski, LF
3
0
1
1
Scott, 2B
0
1
0
0
Reed, P
0
0
0
0
Dawson, CF
3
0
0
1
McGraw, P
0
0
0
0
Valentine, RF
5
0
0
0
Boone, C
4
0
2
1
Parrish, 3B
2
0
1
1
Bowa, SS
4
1
1
0
Carter, C
3
0
1
0
Trillo, 2B
4
1
3
1
Cromartie, 1B
4
0
0
0
Ruthven, P
2
0
0
0
Speier, SS
4
0
0
0
Gross, LF
1
0
1
0
Lee, P
1
0
0
0
 
Office, PH-LF
1
0
1
0
 
White, PH
1
0
0
0
 
TOTALS
29
2
7
2
TOTALS
35
6
14
6
Montreal
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
-
2
Phillies
1
0
2
1
0
1
1
0
x
-
6
Montreal
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Lee (L, 0-1)
4
8
4
4
0
1
Norman
2
3
1
1
1
2
Murray
2
3
1
1
0
1
Phillies
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Ruthven (W, 1-0)
7
6
1
1
5
0
Reed
0.2
0
1
1
3
0
McGraw (S,1)
1.1
1
0
0
2
0

Game-winning RBI- Maddox.

E- LeFlore (2). DP- Montreal 1, Philadelphia 2. 2B- Office (1), McBride (3), Maddox (1), Schmidt (1), Boone (1), Rose (1). 3B- LeFlore (1), Bowa (1), Trillo (1). HR- Maddox (1). CS- LeFlore (2). SH- Ruthven (1). SF- Parrish (1). T- 2:31. A- 22,065.

Starting Lineup:
  Montreal Expos Philadelphia Phillies
1. LeFlore LF Rose 1B
2. Scott 2B McBride RF
3. Dawson CF Maddox CF
4. Valentine RF Schmidt 3B
5. Parrish 3B Luzinski LF
6. Carter C Boone C
7. Cromartie 1B Bowa SS
8. Speier SS Trillo 2B
9. Lee P Ruthven P

Game Summary (courtesy of retrosheet.org):

EXPOS 1ST: LeFlore tripled to right; Scott walked; Dawson hit into a double play (shortstop to first) [LeFlore scored (RBI), Scott out at third (first to third)]; Valentine made an out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose grounded out (third to first); McBride doubled to right; Maddox doubled to left [McBride scored]; Schmidt popped to pitcher; Luzinski grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Parrish singled to left; Carter grounded out (second to first) [Parrish to second]; Cromartie made an out to left; Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Boone grounded out (third to first); Bowa made an out to second; Trillo singled to shortstop; Ruthven grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Lee made an out to right; LeFlore singled to right; LeFlore was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Scott walked; Dawson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Rose grounded out (third to first); McBride made an out to center; Maddox homered; Schmidt doubled to third; Luzinski singled to left [Schmidt scored, Luzinski to third (error by LeFlore)]; Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Valentine grounded out (second to first); Parrish grounded out (third to first); Carter singled to center; Cromartie made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 4TH: Bowa tripled to right; Trillo tripled to right [Bowa scored]; Ruthven was called out on strikes; Rose made an out to center; McBride made an out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 4.

EXPOS 5TH: Speier grounded out (pitcher to first); OFFICE BATTED FOR LEE; Office walked; LeFlore singled to center [Office to second]; Scott walked [Office to third, LeFlore to second]; Dawson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Scott out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: NORMAN REPLACED LEFLORE (PITCHING); OFFICE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Maddox grounded out (first unassisted); Schmidt struck out; Luzinski walked; Boone doubled to left [Luzinski to third]; Bowa popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Valentine made an out to center; Parrish walked; Carter grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Parrish out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 6TH: Trillo singled to left; Ruthven out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Trillo to second]; Rose doubled to center [Trillo scored, Rose out at third (center to third)]; McBride struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 5.

EXPOS 7TH: Cromartie grounded out (pitcher to third to first); Speier grounded out (third to first); Office doubled to center; HUTTON BATTED FOR NORMAN; Hutton lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 7TH: MURRAY REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); Maddox singled to center; Schmidt forced Maddox (shortstop to second); Luzinski made an out to center [Schmidt to second]; Boone singled to center [Schmidt scored]; Bowa was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 1, Phillies 6.

EXPOS 8TH: REED REPLACED LUZINSKI (PITCHING); GROSS REPLACED RUTHVEN (PLAYING LF); Scott walked; Dawson walked [Scott to second]; Valentine grounded out (first to pitcher) [Scott to third, Dawson to second]; Parrish hit a sacrifice fly to right [Scott scored]; Carter walked; MCGRAW REPLACED REED (PITCHING); Cromartie grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Expos 2, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 8TH: Trillo grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross singled to shortstop; Rose grounded into a double play (second to first) [Gross out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 2, Phillies 6.

EXPOS 9TH: Speier popped to second; WHITE BATTED FOR OFFICE; White made an out to shortstop; MACHA BATTED FOR MURRAY; Macha singled to center; Scott walked [Macha to second]; Dawson walked [Macha to third, Scott to second]; Valentine made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Expos 2, Phillies 6.

Final Totals
R
H
E
LOB
Expos
2
7
1
11
Phillies
6
14
0
7

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