1980 Phillies Articles
Phillies vs. Atlanta- May 13, 1980

The Phils limped into Atlanta after losing two out of three to the remnants of the Big Red Machine. The Braves made the most out of 10 hits and two Mike Schmidt errors, beating Randy Lerch 7-3. This would be Lerch's fifth loss without a victory. The Phils managed six hits, including doubles by Schmidt, Lerch and Pete Rose.

  • Phils' Record: 12-13
  • Place: Tied for 2nd with the Cubs, 4½ games behind Pittsburgh.
NL East standings as of May 13, 1980
Team
Wins
Losses
Pct.
GB
Pirates
17
9
.653
-
Cubs
13
14
.481
Phillies
12
13
.479
Cardinals
13
14
.464
5
Expos
12
15
.444
Mets
9
18
.333

Phillies 3 vs. Atlanta 7- May 13, 1980

Boxscore:
Phillies
AB
R
H
RBI
Atlanta
AB
R
H
RBI
Rose, 1B
4
2
1
0
Royster, 2B
4
1
2
0
McBride, RF
4
0
1
2
Horner, 3B
4
0
1
1
Schmidt, 3B
3
0
1
1
Blanks, 3B
0
0
0
0
Luizinski, LF
2
0
0
0
Matthews, RF
4
2
2
1
Boone, C
4
0
0
0
Chambliss, 1B
4
2
2
2
Maddox, CF
4
0
2
0
Burroughs, LF
3
0
1
1
Bowa, SS
3
0
0
0
Asselstine, LF
0
0
0
0
Aviles, SS
1
0
0
0
Murphy, CF
4
1
1
1
Trillo, 2B
4
0
0
0
Benedict, C
4
0
0
0
Lerch, P
1
0
1
0
Gomez, SS
4
0
0
0
G. Vukovich, PH
0
1
0
0
Alexander, P
3
1
1
0
LaGrow, P
0
0
0
0
Camp, P
0
0
0
0
TOTALS
30
3
6
3
TOTALS
34
7
10
6
Phillies
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
-
3
Atlanta
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
3
X
-
7
Phillies
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Lerch (L, 0-5)
7
7
4
2
1
3
LaGrow
1
3
3
3
0
1
Atlanta
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Alexander (W, 1-2)
7
4
3
2
4
5
Camp (S, 1)
2
2
0
0
0
1

Game-winning RBI- Burroughs.

E- Schmidt 2 (5), Chambliss (6), Benedict (1). DP- Philadelphia 1, Atlanta 3. 2B- Schmidt (6), Lerch (2), Rose (8), Chambliss (7), Burroughs (6). 3B- Chambliss (1). HR- Murphy (5). SB- Rose (4). CS- Schmidt (2). HBP- Camp (1, Schmidt). T- 2:10. A- 10,146.

Starting Lineup:
  Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves
1.
Rose 1B Royster 2B
2.
McBride RF Horner 3B
3.
Schmidt 3B Matthews LF
4.
Luzinski LF Chambliss 1B
5.
Boone C Burroughs LF
6.
Maddox CF Murphy CF
7.
Bowa SS Benedict C
8.
Trillo 2B Gomez SS
9.
Lerch P Alexander P

Game Summary (courtesy of retrosheet.org):


PHILLIES 1ST: Rose reached on an error by Chambliss; Rose stole second [Rose to third (error by Benedict)]; McBride lined to second; Schmidt doubled to left [Rose scored (unearned)]; Schmidt was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Luzinski walked; Boone popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Royster singled to left; Horner grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Royster out at second]; Matthews reached on an error by Schmidt; Chambliss doubled to left [Matthews scored (unearned)]; Burroughs doubled to center [Chambliss scored (unearned)]; Murphy grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 2.

PHILLIES 2ND: Maddox struck out; Bowa grounded out (second to first); Trillo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 2.

BRAVES 2ND: Benedict grounded out (pitcher to first); Gomez grounded out (second to first); Alexander singled to left;
Royster singled to left [Alexander to second]; Horner singled to right [Alexander scored, Royster to second]; Matthews singled to right [Royster scored, Horner to third]; Chambliss lined to right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

PHILLIES 3RD: Lerch doubled to center; Rose reached on a fielder's choice [Lerch out at third (shortstop to third)]; McBride struck out; Schmidt struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

BRAVES 3RD: Burroughs grounded out (third to first); Murphy struck out; Benedict struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

PHILLIES 4TH: Luzinski struck out; Boone made an out to right; Maddox singled to left; Bowa grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

BRAVES 4TH: Gomez grounded out (third to first); Alexander struck out; Royster grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Trillo made an out to right; Lerch walked; Rose grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lerch out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

BRAVES 5TH: Horner grounded out (shortstop to first); Matthews grounded out (shortstop to first); Chambliss grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

PHILLIES 6TH: McBride struck out; Schmidt grounded out (third to first); Luzinski walked; Boone forced Luzinski (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

BRAVES 6TH: Burroughs walked; Murphy made an out to right; Benedict forced Burroughs (third to second); Gomez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

PHILLIES 7TH: Maddox grounded out (third to first); Bowa made an out to center; Trillo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

BRAVES 7TH: AVILES REPLACED BOWA (PLAYING SS); Alexander made an out to right; Royster grounded out (third to first); Horner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Braves 4.

PHILLIES 8TH: BLANKS REPLACED HORNER (PLAYING 3B); G. VUKOVICH BATTED FOR LERCH; G. Vukovich walked; Rose doubled to left [G. Vukovich to third]; CAMP REPLACED ALEXANDER (PITCHING); McBride singled to center [G. Vukovich scored, Rose scored]; Schmidt was hit by a pitch [McBride to second]; Luzinski struck out; Boone grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Schmidt out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 3, Braves 4.

BRAVES 8TH: LAGROW REPLACED G. VUKOVICH (PITCHING); Matthews singled to third; Chambliss tripled to left [Matthews scored, Chambliss scored (error by Schmidt)]; Burroughs made an out to left; Murphy homered; Benedict struck out; Gomez grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Braves 7.

PHILLIES 9TH: ASSELSTINE REPLACED BURROUGHS (PLAYING LF); Maddox singled to right; Aviles grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Maddox out at second]; Trillo made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Braves 7.

Final Totals
R
H
E
LOB
Phillies
3
6
2
5
Braves
7
10
2
4
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