April 21, 1980 - New York 3, Phillies 0

Pete Rose gets tangled up with the Mets' Joel Youngblood on a pickoff throw.
Pete Rose gets tangled up with the Mets' Joel Youngblood on a pickoff throw.

Carlton pitched another strong game, giving up only two runs in seven innings, but it would not be enough to defeat the Mets on this day. Ray Burris pitched 7-1/3 shutout innings and Neil Allen picked up the save as the Mets blanked the Phillies 3-0. This loss dropped the Phillies under .500 for the season.

 

Phils' Record: 4-5

 

Place: Tied for 3rd with the Expos, 2½ games behind the Pirates.

NL East Standings after games of April 21, 1980

 

Team

Wins

Losses

Pct.

GB

Pirates

7

3

.700

-

Cubs

5

3

.625

1

Expos

4

5

.444

Phillies

4

5

.444

Cardinals

4

6

.400

3

Mets

4

6

.400

3

 

Boxscore: Mets 3, Phillies 0

 

New York

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

0

-

3

Phillies

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

0

 

 

 

New York

AB

R

H

RBI

Taveras, SS

5

1

2

1

Stearns, C

3

1

1

0

Mazzilli, 1B

4

0

0

0

Youngblood, RF

2

0

1

1

Henderson, LF

3

0

0

1

Morales, CF

4

0

0

0

Maddox, 3B

4

0

0

0

Flynn, 2B

4

1

1

0

Burris, P

3

0

0

0

Allen, P

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

31

3

6

3

 

 

 

New York

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Burris (W, 2-1)

7.1

4

0

0

5

4

Allen (S, 4)

1.2

1

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

Phillies

AB

R

H

RBI

Rose, 1B

4

0

3

0

McBride, RF

3

0

0

0

J. Vukovich, 2B

0

0

0

0

Maddox, CF

4

0

0

0

Schmidt, 3B

3

0

0

0

Luzinski, LF

3

0

1

0

Boone, C

3

0

0

0

Bowa, SS

4

0

0

0

Aguayo, 2B

2

0

0

0

Gross, PH-LF

2

0

0

0

Carlton, P

2

0

0

0

G. Vukovich, PH

1

0

0

0

Reed, P

0

0

0

0

Unser, PH

1

0

1

0

TOTALS

32

0

5

0

 

 

 

Phillies

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Carlton (L, 2-1)

7

5

2

2

2

5

Reed

2

1

1

1

2

1

 

 

Game-winning RBI- Youngblood.

E- Henderson (1), Boone (4). 3B- Rose (1). SB- Youngblood (2), Taveras (2), Stearns (1), G. Maddox (2). SH- Allen (1).HBP- Reed (1, Stearns). IBB- Reed (1, Youngblood). WP- Burris (1). T- 2:31. A- 23,856.

 

Starting Lineups

 

 

New York Mets

Philadelphia Phillies

1

Taveras SS

Rose 1B

2

Stearn C

McBride RF

3

Mazzilli 1B

Maddox CF

4

Youngblood RF

Schmidt 3B

5

Henderson LF

Luzinski LF

6

Morales CF

Boone C

7

Maddox 3B

Bowa SS

8

Flynn 2B

Aguayo 2B

9

Burris P

Carlton P

 

Game Summary

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METS 1ST: Taveras grounded out (pitcher to first); Stearns made an out to center; Mazzilli made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose walked; McBride made an out to left; Maddox forced Rose (pitcher to second); Maddox stole second; Schmidt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 0.

 

METS 2ND: Youngblood walked; Henderson made an out to right; Youngblood stole second [Youngblood to third (error by Boone)]; Morales struck out; Maddox was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski made an out to second; Boone was called out on strikes; Bowa popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 0.

 

METS 3RD: Flynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Burris grounded out (third to first); Taveras struck out (catcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 3RD: Aguayo lined to third; Carlton grounded out (second to first); Rose singled to left [Rose to second (error
by Henderson)]; McBride walked; Burris threw a wild pitch [Rose to third, McBride to second]; Maddox grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Phillies 0.

 

METS 4TH: Stearns singled to left; Mazzilli grounded out (third to first) [Stearns to second]; Youngblood singled to left
[Stearns scored, Youngblood out at second (left to second)]; Henderson walked; Morales forced Henderson (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt made an out to center; Luzinski walked; Boone grounded out (shortstop to first) [Luzinski to second]; Bowa struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Phillies 0.

 

METS 5TH: Maddox singled to left; Flynn singled to center [Maddox to second]; Burris forced Maddox (first to shortstop)
[Flynn to second]; Taveras singled to left [Flynn scored, Burris to second]; Stearns made an out to center [Burris to third]; Mazzilli forced Taveras (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 5TH: Aguayo made an out to shortstop; Carlton was called out on strikes; Rose singled to center; McBride grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 0.

METS 6TH: Youngblood made an out to right; Henderson made an out to right; Morales struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 6TH: Maddox lined to pitcher; Schmidt grounded out (third to first); Luzinski singled to left; Boone walked
[Luzinski to second]; Bowa made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 0.

 

METS 7TH: Maddox popped to first in foul territory; Flynn made an out to center; Burris struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 7TH: GROSS BATTED FOR AGUAYO; Gross made an out to right; G. VUKOVICH BATTED FOR CARLTON; G. Vukovich made an out to right; Rose tripled to center; McBride made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Phillies 0.

 

METS 8TH: J. VUKOVICH REPLACED MCBRIDE (PLAYING 2B); GROSS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); REED REPLACED G. VUKOVICH (PITCHING); Taveras singled to left; Stearns was hit by a pitch[Taveras to second]; Taveras stole third and Stearns stole second; Mazzilli grounded out (first unassisted); Youngblood was walked intentionally; Henderson forced Youngblood (shortstop to second) [Taveras scored, Stearns to third]; Morales struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 8TH: Maddox grounded out (third to first); Schmidt walked; ALLEN REPLACED BURRIS (PITCHING); Luzinski made an out to right; Boone made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Phillies 0.

 

METS 9TH: Maddox walked; Flynn made an out to right; Allen out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Maddox to second]; Taveras made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 9TH: Bowa grounded out (second to first); Gross made an out to shortstop; UNSER BATTED FOR REED; Unser singled to left; Rose made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3,Phillies 0.