1980 Phillies Articles
Phillies vs. Montreal- April 20, 1980

Another back-and-forth game, this time with the Expos coming on top. The Phillies had leads of 1-0, 5-3, and 6-5, but Tug McGraw gave up the tying run in the 8th inning and the winning run in the 9th, a sacrifice fly to Gary Carter. Greg Luzinski hit a home run in a losing cause for the Phillies.

  • Phils' Record: 4-4
  • Place: Tied for 3rd with the Expos, 1½ games behind the Pirates.
NL East standings as of April 20, 1980
Team
Wins
Losses
Pct.
GB
Pirates
6
3
.667
-
Cubs
5
3
.625
½
Expos
4
4
.500
Phillies
4
4
.500
Cardinals
4
6
.400
Mets
3
6
.333
3

Phillies 6 vs. Montreal 7- April 20, 1980

Boxscore:
Phillies
AB
R
H
RBI
Montreal
AB
R
H
RBI
Rose, 1B
5
1
1
0
LeFlore, LF
5
1
2
1
McBride, RF
5
1
2
2
Scott, 2B
3
0
0
0
Maddox, CF
5
0
1
2
Palmer, P
0
0
0
0
Schmidt, 3B
4
0
0
0
Fryman, P
0
0
0
0
Luzinski, LF
4
2
1
1
White, PH
1
0
0
0
Boone, C
4
0
1
0
Sosa, P
0
0
0
0
Bowa, SS
3
0
2
0
Dawson, CF
4
2
2
2
Aguayo, 2B
3
1
1
1
Valentine, RF
5
1
2
2
Lerch, P
3
1
1
0
Carter, C
4
0
1
2
LaGrow, P
0
0
0
0
Cromartie, 1B
4
1
3
0
Gross, PH
1
0
0
0
Speier, SS
2
0
0
0
McGraw, P
0
0
0
0
Lee, P
2
0
0
0
 
Bahnsen, P
0
0
0
0
 
Bernazard, PH-2B
2
1
1
0
TOTALS
37
6
10
6
TOTALS
37
7
14
7
Phillies
1
0
0
0
2
1
1
1
0
-
6
Montreal
3
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
1
-
7
Phillies
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Lerch
6.1
9
5
5
1
1
LaGrow
0.2
2
0
0
0
0
McGraw (L, 0-1)
1.2
3
2
2
1
3
Montreal
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Lee
6.2
9
5
3
0
1
Bahnsen
0.1
0
0
0
0
1
Palmer
0.2
1
1
0
0
0
Fryman
0.1
0
0
0
0
0
Sosa (W, 2-0)
1
0
0
0
0
0

Game-winning RBI- Carter..

E- Schmidt (1), Speier (2). 2B- Rose (3), Bowa (1), Maddox (3), Parrish (4). 3B- McBride (2). HR- Luzinski (3), Dawson (2), Valentine (2). SB- LeFlore (4). SH- Bowa (1), Scott (3), Speier (1). SF- Aguayo (1), Carter (1). IBB- Lerch (1, Speier). WP- Lerch (1). T- 2:34. A- 25,722.

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

Game Summary (courtesy of retrosheet.org):

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose doubled to left; McBride made an out to center [Rose to third]; Maddox grounded out (second to first) [Rose scored]; Schmidt lined to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: LeFlore struck out; Scott lined to shortstop; Dawson homered; Valentine homered; Parrish doubled to center; Carter singled to center [Parrish scored]; Cromartie singled to first[Carter to second]; Lerch threw a wild pitch [Carter to third, Cromartie to second]; Speier was walked intentionally; Lee grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 3.

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski struck out; Boone grounded out (third to first); Bowa doubled to left; Aguayo popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 3.

EXPOS 2ND: LeFlore popped to second; Scott grounded out (first unassisted); Dawson singled to third [Dawson to second (error by Schmidt)]; Valentine grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 3.

PHILLIES 3RD: Lerch singled to right; Rose forced Lerch (pitcher to shortstop); McBride made an out to center; Maddox lined to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 3.

EXPOS 3RD: Parrish popped to second; Carter grounded out (shortstop to first); Cromartie singled to right; Speier forced Cromartie (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 3.

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt lined to left; Luzinski grounded out (first to pitcher); Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Lee popped to shortstop; LeFlore grounded out (third to first); Scott grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Expos 3.

PHILLIES 5TH: Bowa reached on an error by Speier; Aguayo singled to center [Bowa to second]; Lerch forced Bowa (pitcher to shortstop) [Aguayo to second]; Rose grounded out (third to first) [Aguayo to third, Lerch to second]; McBride tripled to center [Aguayo scored (unearned), Lerch scored (unearned)]; Maddox made an out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Dawson made an out to right; Valentine lined to pitcher; Parrish popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Expos 3.

PHILLIES 6TH: Schmidt grounded out (third to first); Luzinski homered; Boone made an out to center; Bowa singled to left; Aguayo made an out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Expos 3.

EXPOS 6TH: Carter grounded out (third to first); Cromartie grounded out (pitcher to first); Speier popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Expos 3.

PHILLIES 7TH: Lerch grounded out (second to first); Rose grounded out (third to first); McBride singled to right; Maddox doubled to left [McBride scored]; BAHNSEN REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); Schmidt struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Expos 3.

EXPOS 7TH: BERNAZARD BATTED FOR BAHNSEN; Bernazard singled to center; LeFlore singled to left [Bernazard to second]; Scott out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Bernazard to third, LeFlore to second]; LAGROW REPLACED LERCH (PITCHING); Dawson grounded out (third to first) [Bernazard scored]; Valentine singled to left [LeFlore scored]; Parrish singled to left [Valentine to third]; Carter made an out to left; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 5, Expos 5.

PHILLIES 8TH: PALMER REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); BERNAZARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Luzinski reached on an error by Speier; Boone singled to left [Luzinski to second]; Bowa out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Luzinski to third, Boone to second]; Aguayo lined out on a sacrifice fly to left [Luzinski scored (unearned)]; GROSS BATTED FOR LAGROW; FRYMAN REPLACED PALMER (PITCHING); Gross grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 6, Expos 5.

EXPOS 8TH: MCGRAW REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Cromartie singled to left; Speier out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Cromartie to second]; Bernazard struck out; LeFlore singled to center [Cromartie scored]; WHITE BATTED FOR FRYMAN; LeFlore stole second; White struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 6, Expos 6.

PHILLIES 9TH: SOSA REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Rose grounded out (second to first); McBride grounded out (second to first); Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 6, Expos 6.

EXPOS 9TH: Dawson walked; Valentine struck out; Parrish singled to center [Dawson to third]; Carter hit a sacrifice fly to left [Dawson scored]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 6, Expos 7.

Final Totals
R
H
E
LOB
Phillies
6
10
1
6
Expos
7
14
2
9
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