April 25, 1980 - St. Louis 3, Phillies 1

Another game of strainding runners for the Phils, who lost their fourth in five games. Randy Lerch got the complete game for the Phillies, but took the loss anyway, giving up three earned runs in nine innings. The Phils managed a lone run in the third inning on an RBI double by Garry Maddox. Pete Vuckovich earned his third win for the Cardinals, giving up a single run in eight innings of work. Mark Littell notched his first save of the season.

 

Phils' Record: 5-7

 

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

NL East Standings after games of April 25, 1980

 

Team

Wins

Losses

Pct.

GB

Cubs

7

4

.636

-

Pirates

8

5

.615

-

Cardinals

6

7

.461

2

Expos

5

7

.416

Phillies

5

7

.416

Mets

5

8

.384

3

 

Boxscore: Cardinals 3, Phillies 1

 

St. Louis

1

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

-

3

Phillies

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

1

 

 

 

St. Louis

AB

R

H

RBI

Templeton, SS

4

1

2

0

Herr, 2B

4

0

2

0

Hernandez, 1B

4

0

0

0

Simmons, C

3

0

0

1

Bonds, LF

4

0

1

0

Hendrick, RF

4

2

2

2

Reitz, 3B

3

0

0

0

Scott, CF

4

0

0

0

Vuckovich, P

3

0

0

0

Sykes, P

0

0

0

0

Littell, P

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

33

3

7

3

 

 

 

St. Louis

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Vuckovich (W, 3-1)

8

9

1

1

2

6

Sykes

0.2

0

0

0

1

0

Littell (S, 1)

0.1

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

Phillies

AB

R

H

RBI

Rose, 1B

4

0

1

0

Gross, RF

5

0

0

0

Maddox, CF

4

0

1

1

Schmidt, 3B

4

0

0

0

Luzinski, LF

4

0

0

0

Boone, C

4

0

1

0

Bowa, SS

4

0

2

0

Aguayo, 2B

3

0

1

0

McBride, PH

1

0

1

0

Lerch, P

2

1

1

0

Unser, PH

1

0

1

0

TOTALS

36

1

9

1

 

 

 

Phillies

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Lerch (L, 0-2)

9

7

3

3

1

4

 

 

Game-winning RBI- Hendrick.

E- Templeton (4), Herr (1), Schmidt (2), Lerch (1). DP- Philadelphia 1. 2B- Bowa (2), Maddox (6). HR- Hendrick 2 (3). SB- Gross (1). CS- Bonds (1). SH- Rose (1). SF- Simmons (1). T- 2:19. A- 30,516.

Starting Lineups

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals

Philadelphia Phillies

1

Templeton SS

Rose 1B

2

Herr 2B

Gross RF

3

Hernandez 1B

Maddox CF

4

Simmons C

Schmidt 3B

5

Bonds LF

Luzinski LF

6

Hendrick RF

Boone C

7

Reitz 3B

Bowa SS

8

Scott CF

Aguayo 2B

9

Vuckovich P

Lerch P

 

 

Game Summary

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CARDINALS 1ST: Templeton singled to right; Herr singled to right [Templeton to third]; Hernandez grounded out (third to first) [Herr to second]; Simmons hit a sacrifice fly to center [Templeton scored, Herr to third]; Bonds was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose singled to second; Gross popped to second; Maddox popped to shortstop; Schmidt struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Phillies 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hendrick reached on an error by Schmidt [Hendrick to second]; Reitz struck out; Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Vuckovich grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski was called out on strikes; Boone struck out; Bowa doubled to right; Aguayo made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Phillies 0.

 

CARDINALS 3RD: Templeton grounded out (catcher to first); Herr made an out to left; Hernandez reached on an error by Lerch [Hernandez to second (error by Lerch; assist by Rose)]; Simmons struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 3RD: Lerch singled to right; Rose grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lerch to second]; Gross popped to third in foul territory; Maddox doubled to left [Lerch scored]; Schmidt grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Phillies 1.

 

CARDINALS 4TH: Bonds grounded out (shortstop to first); Hendrick homered; Reitz grounded out (third to first); Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 1.

 

PHILLIES 4TH: Luzinski struck out; Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); Bowa singled to right; Aguayo singled to left [Bowa to second]; Lerch popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 1.

 

CARDINALS 5TH: Vuckovich grounded out (third to first); Templeton singled to center; Herr singled to right [Templeton to second]; Hernandez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Herr out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 1.

 

PHILLIES 5TH: Rose grounded out (third to first); Gross reached on an error by Herr; Gross stole second; Maddox struck out; Schmidt walked; Luzinski forced Gross (shortstop to third); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 1.

 

CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons made an out to center; Bonds grounded out (third to first); Hendrick homered; Reitz grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.

 

PHILLIES 6TH: Boone singled to center; Bowa forced Boone (shortstop to second); Aguayo forced Bowa (second to shortstop) [Aguayo to second (error by Templeton)]; Lerch walked; Rose made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.

 

CARDINALS 7TH: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Vuckovich grounded out (shortstop to first); Templeton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.

 

PHILLIES 7TH: Gross grounded out (second to first); Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); Schmidt grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.

 

CARDINALS 8TH: Herr grounded out (third to first); Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Simmons lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.

 

PHILLIES 8TH: Luzinski made an out to center; Boone was called out on strikes; Bowa made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.

 

CARDINALS 9TH: Bonds singled to center; Hendrick popped to catcher in foul territory; Bonds was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Reitz walked; Scott forced Reitz (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.

 

PHILLIES 9TH: MCBRIDE BATTED FOR AGUAYO; McBride singled to center; UNSER BATTED FOR LERCH; Unser singled to right [McBride to second]; SYKES REPLACED VUCKOVICH (PITCHING); Rose out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [McBride to third, Unser to second]; Gross reached on a fielder's choice [McBride out at home (pitcher to catcher), Unser to third]; Maddox walked [Gross to second]; LITTELL REPLACED SYKES (PITCHING); Schmidt popped to catcher [Unser out at home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Cardinals 3, Phillies 1.