April 15, 1980 - St. Louis 7, Phillies 2

The Phillies took it on the chin tonight, only managing two runs on five hits against Cards ace Pete Vukovich. Phils starter Randy Lerch was tattooed for five runs and nine hits in six innings of work. This loss dropped the Phils into a second place tie with Expos, and evened their record at 2-2.

 

Phils' Record: 2-2

 

Place: Tied for 2nd with Montreal, 1½ games behind the Pirates.

NL East Standings after games of April 15, 1980

 

Team

Wins

Losses

Pct.

GB

Pirates

4

1

.800

-

Expos

2

2

.500

Phillies

2

2

.500

Cardinals

2

3

.400

2

Cubs

2

3

.400

2

Mets

2

3

.400

2

 

Boxscore: Cardinals 7, Phillies 2

 

Phillies

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

-

2

St. Louis

0

0

0

1

1

3

0

2

x

-

7

 

 

 

Phillies

AB

R

H

RBI

Rose, 1B

4

0

0

0

McBride, RF

4

0

0

0

Maddox, CF

4

0

0

0

Schmidt, 3B

4

0

1

0

Luzinski, LF

4

0

0

0

Boone, C

4

0

0

0

Bowa, SS

3

1

1

0

Trillo, 2B

3

1

2

0

Lerch, P

1

0

1

1

Saucier, P

0

0

0

0

G. Vukovich, PH

1

0

0

1

Reed, P

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

32

2

5

2

 

 

 

Phillies

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Lerch (L, 0-1)

6

9

5

5

2

6

Saucier

1

1

0

0

0

0

Reed

1

2

2

2

1

0

 

 

 

St. Louis

AB

R

H

RBI

Templeton, SS

5

1

2

0

Scott, CF

3

0

1

1

Hernandez, 1B

3

1

3

1

Simmons, C

4

0

1

0

Bonds, LF

4

1

1

0

Hendrick, RF

3

2

1

0

Reitz, 3B

3

1

1

1

Oberkfell, 2B

3

1

1

2

Vuckovich, P

4

0

1

2

TOTALS

32

7

12

7

 

 

 

St. Louis

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Vuckovich (W, 2-0)

9

5

2

2

1

3

 

 

Game-winning RBI- Hernandez..

E- Reitz (1). 2B- Trillo (1), Lerch (1), Templeton (3), Hendrick (2), Vukovich (1). 3B- Oberkfell (1). CS- Schmidt (1), Hernandez (1). SH- Scott (1). SF- Reitz (1). IBB- Hendrick (1, by Lerch), Oberkfell (1, by Reed). BK- Vukovich (1). T- 1:57. A- 8,166.

 

Starting Lineups

 

 

Philadelphia Phillies

St. Louis Cardinals

1

Rose 1B

Templeton SS

2

McBride RF

Scott CF

3

Maddox CF

Hernandez 1B

4

Schmidt 3B

Simmons C

5

Luzinski LF

Bonds LF

6

Boone C

Hendrick RF

7

Bowa SS

Reitz 3B

8

Trillo 2B

Oberkfell 2B

9

Lerch P

Vuckovich P

 

Game Summary

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PHILLIES 1ST: Rose made an out to right; McBride grounded out (pitcher to first); Maddox grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

 

CARDINALS 1ST: Templeton grounded out (second to first); Scott struck out; Hernandez walked; Hernandez was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

 

PHILLIES 2ND: Schmidt grounded out (shortstop to first); Luzinski struck out; Boone struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

 

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons lined to left; Bonds struck out; Hendrick made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

 

PHILLIES 3RD: Bowa made an out to center; Trillo made an out to left; Lerch walked; Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

 

CARDINALS 3RD: Reitz struck out; Oberkfell made an out to left; Vuckovich grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

 

PHILLIES 4TH: McBride grounded out (first unassisted); Maddox grounded out (second to first); Schmidt singled to center; Schmidt was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

 

CARDINALS 4TH: Templeton doubled to left; Scott out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Templeton to third]; Hernandez singled to right [Templeton scored]; Simmons singled to left [Hernandez to second]; Bonds made an out to center; Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 1.

 

PHILLIES 5TH: Luzinski grounded out (third to first); Boone grounded out (pitcher to first); Bowa grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 1.

 

CARDINALS 5TH: Reitz singled to left; Oberkfell made an out to center; Vuckovich struck out; Templeton singled to right [Reitz to third]; Scott singled to shortstop [Reitz scored, Templeton out at third (third to shortstop to third to shortstop)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Cardinals 2.

 

PHILLIES 6TH: Trillo doubled to right; Vuckovich balked [Trillo to third]; Lerch doubled to left [Trillo scored]; Rose grounded out (first to pitcher) [Lerch to third]; McBride made an out to center; Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 2.

 

CARDINALS 6TH: Hernandez singled to right; Simmons struck out; Bonds singled to right [Hernandez to third]; Hendrick was walked intentionally [Bonds to second]; Reitz hit a sacrifice fly to right [Hernandez scored, Bonds to third, Hendrick to second]; Oberkfell tripled to right [Bonds scored, Hendrick scored]; Vuckovich struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 5.

 

PHILLIES 7TH: Schmidt grounded out (shortstop to first); Luzinski grounded out (second to first); Boone made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 5.

 

CARDINALS 7TH: SAUCIER REPLACED LERCH (PITCHING); Templeton grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Hernandez tripled to center; Simmons grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cardinals 5.

 

PHILLIES 8TH: Bowa singled to right; Trillo singled to right [Bowa to third]; G. VUKOVICH BATTED FOR SAUCIER; G. Vukovich forced Trillo (shortstop to second) [Bowa scored]; Rose lined to left; McBride popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Cardinals 5.

 

CARDINALS 8TH: REED REPLACED G. VUKOVICH (PITCHING); Bonds grounded out (shortstop to first); Hendrick doubled to left; Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first) [Hendrick to third]; Oberkfell was walked intentionally; Vuckovich doubled to left [Hendrick scored, Oberkfell scored]; Templeton grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Cardinals 7.

 

PHILLIES 9TH: Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); Schmidt made an out to right; Luzinski reached on an error by Reitz; Boone struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Cardinals 7.