1980 Phillies Articles
Phillies vs. New York- August 15, 1980

Larry Christenson made his first start since May 21, and he made the most of it, pitching six shutout innings before giving way to Tug McGraw, picking up his fourth win of the season 8-0 over Mark Bomback and the Mets. Manny Trillo was the hitting star of the day, hitting a home run and a sacrifice fly. Pete Rose went 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI, Larry Bowa went 3-for-5 with a run scored, and Garry Maddox went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. McGraw pitched three shutout innings to earn his 12th save of the season. The Phils remained 4½ games behind the Pirates, who re-claimed sole possession of first with their win over the Expos.

  • Phils' Record: 59-53
  • Place: 3rd Place, 4½ games behind Pittsburgh.

NL East standings as of August 15, 1980:

Team
Wins
Losses
Pct.
GB
Pirates
65
50
.565
-
Expos
64
51
.557
1
Phillies
59
53
.527
Mets
56
59
.487
9
Cardinals
51
62
.451
13
Cubs
47
67
.412
17½

Phillies 8 vs. Mets 0 - August 15, 1980

Phillies
AB
R
H
RBI
New York
AB
R
H
RBI
Smith, LF
4
0
3
1
Taveras, SS
4
0
2
0
McGraw, P
1
0
0
0
E. Maddox, 3B
4
0
1
0
Rose, 1B
5
1
3
1
Washington, RF
4
0
0
0
Unser, 1B
0
0
0
0
Youngblood, CF
4
0
0
0
Schmidt, 3B
5
0
1
0
Jorgensen, 1B
4
0
0
0
J. Vukovich, 3B
0
0
0
0
Henderson, LF
3
0
1
0
McBride, RF
4
0
0
0
Trevino, C
4
0
0
0
Gross, RF
1
1
0
0
Flynn, 2B
3
0
2
0
Trillo, 2B
4
1
1
2
Bomback, P
0
0
0
0
G. Maddox, CF
4
2
2
1
Morales, PH
1
0
0
0
Bowa, SS
5
1
3
0
Hausman, P
0
0
0
0
Aviles, SS
0
0
0
0
Miller, P
0
0
0
0
Boone, C
5
1
1
1
Norman, PH
1
0
0
0
Christenson, P
1
1
0
0
Reardon, P
0
0
0
0
G. Vukovich, PH-LF
2
0
2
1
 
TOTALS
41
8
16
7
TOTALS
32
0
6
0
Phillies
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
-
8
New York
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
-
0
Phillies
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Christenson (W, 4-0)
6
4
0
0
0
5
McGraw (S, 12)
3
2
0
0
1
2
New York
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
Bomback (L, 9-4)
5
7
4
3
1
2
Hausman
2.1
5
2
2
0
0
Miller
0.2
1
0
0
0
1
Reardon
1
3
2
0
0
0

Game-winning RBI- Boone.

E- E. Maddox (11), Flynn (7). DP- None. 3B- Henderson (7). HR- Trillo (3). CS- Smith 2 (8). SH- Christenson (2), Bomback (4). SF- Trillo (3). T- 2:22. A- 40,436.

Starting Lineup:
  Philadelphia Phillies New York Mets
1.
Smith LF Taveras SS
2.
Rose 1B E. Maddox 3B
3.
Schmidt 3B Washington RF
4.
McBride RF Youngblood CF
5.
Trillo 2B Jorgensen 1B
6.
G. Maddox CF Henderson LF
7.
Bowa SS Trevino C
8.
Boone C Flynn 2B
9.
Christenson P Bomback P

Game Summary (courtesy of retrosheet.org):

PHILLIES 1ST: Smith singled to right; Rose grounded out (second to first) [Smith to second]; Schmidt grounded out (shortstop to first) [Smith to third]; McBride grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Taveras made an out to right; Maddox lined to second; Washington made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Trillo popped to shortstop; Maddox walked; Bowa singled to right [Maddox to third]; Boone singled to second [Maddox scored, Bowa to second]; Christenson reached on an error on a sacrifice bunt by Maddox [Bowa scored, Boone to third, Christenson to second]; Smith singled to left [Boone scored, Christenson to third]; Smith was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Rose singled to right [Christenson scored (unearned)]; Schmidt singled to third [Rose to second]; McBride lined to left; 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Youngblood popped to third; Jorgensen grounded out (second to first); Henderson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Trillo grounded out (first to pitcher); Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); Bowa grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Trevino struck out; Flynn singled to center; Bomback out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Flynn to second]; Taveras struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Boone made an out to center; Christenson struck out; Smith singled to center; Rose grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Maddox singled to left; Washington made an out to right; Youngblood made an out to center; Jorgensen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Schmidt struck out; McBride popped to catcher in foul territory; Trillo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Henderson struck out; Trevino was called out on strikes; Flynn singled to second; MORALES BATTED FOR BOMBACK; Morales popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 6TH: HAUSMAN REPLACED MORALES (PITCHING); Maddox made an out to left; Bowa grounded out (second to first); Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Taveras singled to center; Maddox made an out to right; Washington made an out to center; Youngblood made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 7TH: G. VUKOVICH BATTED FOR CHRISTENSON; G. Vukovich singled to left; Smith forced G. Vukovich (shortstop to second) [Smith to first]; Smith was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Rose singled to left; Schmidt made an out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: G. VUKOVICH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MCGRAW REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Jorgensen struck out; Henderson walked; Trevino made an out to center; Flynn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 8TH: McBride made an out to right; Trillo homered; Maddox singled to left; Bowa singled to center [Maddox to second]; MILLER REPLACED HAUSMAN (PITCHING); Boone popped to second; G. Vukovich singled to center [Maddox scored, Bowa to third]; McGraw was called out on strikes; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 6, Mets 0.

METS 8TH: GROSS REPLACED MCBRIDE (PLAYING RF); NORMAN BATTED FOR MILLER; Norman struck out; Taveras singled to right; Maddox made an out to left; Washington grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 6, Mets 0.

PHILLIES 9TH: REARDON REPLACED NORMAN (PITCHING); Rose singled to third; Schmidt made an out to right; Gross reached on an
error by Flynn [Rose to third, Gross to second]; Trillo hit a sacrifice fly to right [Rose scored (unearned)]; Maddox singled to left [Gross scored (unearned)]; Bowa singled to right [Maddox to second]; Boone made an out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 8, Mets 0.

METS 9TH: J. VUKOVICH REPLACED SCHMIDT (PLAYING 3B); UNSER REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 1B); AVILES REPLACED BOWA (PLAYING SS); Youngblood popped to third; Jorgensen popped to shortstop; Henderson tripled to center; Trevino grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 8, Mets 0.

 

Final Totals
R
H
E
LOB
Phillies
8
16
0
9
Mets
0
6
2
7
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