August 11, 1980 - Phillies 8, Chicago 5

In a game that took 15 innings and over 24 hours to complete, the Phils broke their four-game losing streak by beating the Cubs, 8-5, in Wrigley Field. Bob Walk started for the Phils, was given a 5-1 lead, and left the game in the seventh inning still leading 5-3. Unfortunately, Phils reliever Ron Reed could not hold the lead in the 9th inning, and allowed the Cubs to tie the game at five. After the 13th inning, with the game still tied, the umpires suspened the game due to darkness (to younger readers: Prior to 1988, Wrigley Field did not have lights.). The next day the game was completed prior to the regularly scheduled game. Bake McBride singled in Larry Bowa off of Chicago pitcher George Riley with the go-ahead run, and Mike Schmidt tripled in Pete Rose and McBride to break the game open. This made Warren Brusstar a winner for the first time in the 1980 season. Schmidt also hit his 28th home run of the season in the third inning, and went 4-for-6 with 2 runs and 3 RBIs on the day. On the day, there were 13 pitchers (7 for Chicago, 6 for the Phils), 31 hits (16 for the Phils), 17 walks (only 5 by Phils' pitchers), and five intentional walks (Ron Reed issued the only free pass by Phils' pitchers). Pittsburgh won their game, claiming first place by themselves (Montreal lost), and the Phils stayed in 3rd, six games in back of the Bucs.

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NL East Standings after games of August 11, 1980

Team

Wins

Losses

Pct.

GB

Expos

64

48

.571

-

Pirates

63

49

.563

1

Phillies

56

52

.519

6

Mets

54

57

.486

Cardinals

49

60

.450

13½

Cubs

45

65

.409

18

Boxscore: Phillies 8, Cubs 5

Phillies

1

1

2

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

-

8

Chicago

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

5

 

Phillies

AB

R

H

RBI

Smith, LF

4

1

1

0

Gross, LF

1

0

0

0

Rose, 1B

4

1

0

0

McBride, RF

7

1

2

2

Schmidt, 3B

6

2

4

3

Moreland, C

7

1

2

0

Maddox, CF

5

0

1

1

Noles, P

0

0

0

0

Boone, PH

0

0

0

0

Brusstar, P

0

0

0

0

Trillo, 2B

6

1

3

1

Bowa, SS

5

1

1

1

Walk, P

2

0

1

0

Saucier, P

0

0

0

0

Reed, P

1

0

0

0

McGraw, P

1

0

1

0

Unser, PH-CF

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

49

8

16

8

 

Phillies

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Walk

6.1

9

3

3

1

3

Saucier

0.1

0

0

0

0

0

Reed

1.2

4

2

2

1

3

McGraw

2.2

0

0

0

0

1

Noles

2

1

0

0

1

1

Brusstar (W, 1-0)

2

1

0

0

2

2

 

Chicago

AB

R

H

RBI

Randle, 3B

8

2

1

0

DeJesus, SS

4

0

2

0

Vail, PH-RF

3

1

1

0

Buckner, LF

7

0

2

2

Johnson, 1B

6

0

0

0

Thompson, RF

4

2

2

0

Foote, PH

1

0

0

1

Kelleher, SS

1

0

0

0

Figueroa, CF

7

0

2

0

Blackwell, C

6

0

2

0

Tyson, 2B

2

0

2

1

Martin, PH

1

0

0

0

Sutter, P

1

0

0

0

Reuschel, P

0

0

0

0

Riley, P

0

0

0

0

Kingman, PH

1

0

1

0

McGlothen, P

0

0

0

0

Hernandez, P

1

0

0

0

Tracy, PH

1

0

0

0

Capilla, P

0

0

0

0

Tidrow, P

0

0

0

0

Biittner, PH

1

0

0

0

Caudill, P

0

0

0

0

Dillard, 2B

3

0

0

0

TOTALS

58

5

15

4

 

Chicago

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

McGlothen

1.2

3

2

2

2

2

Hernandez

3.1

5

3

2

1

2

Capilla

0

0

0

0

2

0

Tidrow

1

0

0

0

0

0

Caudill

2

2

0

0

1

0

Sutter

5

3

0

0

3

3

Riley (L, 0-2)

2

3

3

3

3

0

 

Game-winning RBI- McBride.

E- Blackwell 2 (8), Dillard (5). DP- Chicago 5. 2B- DeJesus (20), Buckner (28). 3B- Trillo (7), Schmidt (6). HR- Schmidt (28). SB- Smith 2 (23), Moreland (3). CS- Bowa (4), Kelleher (3). SH- Moreland (1), Gross 2 (3), Unser (1), Reuschel (8). SF- McBride (3), Bowa (2), Trillo (2). BK- Walk (3), Riley (1). IBB- Reed (7, Johnson), Caudill (8, Maddox), Sutter (7, Schmidt), Riley 2 (2, Boone, Rose). PB- Moreland (2). WP- Hernandez (5), Capilla (3). T- 4:46. A- 10,805.

 

Final Totals

R

H

E

LOB

Phillies

8

16

0

15

Cubs

5

15

3

14

 

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies

 

Chicago Cubs

Smith LF

1

Randle 3B

Rose 1B

2

DeJesus SS

McBride RF

3

Buckner LF

Schmidt 3B

4

Johnson 1B

Moreland C

5

Thompson RF

Maddox CF

6

Figueroa CF

Trillo 2B

7

Blackwell C

Bowa SS

8

Tyson 2B

Walk P

9

McGlothin P

Game Summary

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PHILLIES 1ST: Smith singled to left; Smith stole second [Smith to third (error by Blackwell)]; Rose walked; McBride hit a sacrifice fly to left [Smith scored]; Schmidt struck out; Moreland singled to center [Rose to third]; Maddox lined to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 1, Cubs 0.

 

CUBS 1ST: Randle made an out to right; DeJesus grounded out (third to first); Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cubs 0.

 

PHILLIES 2ND: Trillo tripled to left; Bowa hit a sacrifice fly to right [Trillo scored]; Walk struck out; Smith walked; Smith stole second; HERNANDEZ REPLACED MCGLOTHEN (PITCHING); Rose walked; McBride struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 0.

 

CUBS 2ND: Johnson made an out to right; Thompson singled to center; Figueroa singled to left [Thompson to second]; Blackwell struck out; Tyson singled to right [Thompson scored, Figueroa to second]; Hernandez struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 1.

 

PHILLIES 3RD: Schmidt homered; Moreland singled to center; Moreland stole second [Moreland to third (error by Blackwell)]; Maddox made an out to left; Trillo hit a sacrifice fly to center [Moreland scored (unearned)]; Bowa grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 1.

 

CUBS 3RD: Randle grounded out (first to pitcher); DeJesus popped to shortstop; Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 1.

 

PHILLIES 4TH: Walk singled to third; Smith grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Walk out at second]; Rose grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 1.

 

CUBS 4TH: Johnson popped to first in foul territory; Thompson grounded out (first to pitcher); Figueroa singled to right; Blackwell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 1.

 

PHILLIES 5TH: McBride lined to second; Schmidt singled to center; Hernandez threw a wild pitch [Schmidt to second]; Moreland made an out to right [Schmidt to third]; Maddox singled to center [Schmidt scored]; Trillo struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 1.

 

CUBS 5TH: Tyson singled to left; TRACY BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Tracy struck out; Randle forced Tyson (third to second) [Randle to first]; DeJesus singled to left [Randle to second]; Buckner singled to center [Randle scored, DeJesus to third]; Johnson popped to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 2.

 

PHILLIES 6TH: CAPILLA REPLACED TRACY (PITCHING); Bowa walked; Capilla threw a wild pitch [Bowa to second]; Walk walked; TIDROW REPLACED CAPILLA (PITCHING); Smith lined into a double play (shortstop to second) [Bowa out at second]; Rose grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 2.

 

CUBS 6TH: Thompson singled to left; Figueroa grounded out (second to first) [Thompson to second]; Moreland allowed a passed ball [Thompson to third]; Walk balked [Thompson scored]; Blackwell grounded out (first to pitcher); Tyson walked; BIITTNER BATTED FOR TIDROW; Biittner popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 3.

 

PHILLIES 7TH: CAUDILL REPLACED BIITTNER (PITCHING); McBride singled to left; Schmidt singled to shortstop [McBride to second]; Moreland out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [McBride to third, Schmidt to second]; Maddox was walked intentionally; Trillo grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Maddox out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 3.

 

CUBS 7TH: Randle made an out to center; DeJesus doubled to left; SAUCIER REPLACED WALK (PITCHING); Buckner grounded out (second to first) [DeJesus to third]; REED REPLACED SAUCIER (PITCHING); Johnson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 3.

 

PHILLIES 8TH: Bowa grounded out (second to first); Reed grounded out (second to first); Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 3.

 

CUBS 8TH: GROSS REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING LF); Thompson struck out; Figueroa popped to second; Blackwell singled to first; MARTIN BATTED FOR TYSON; Martin struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 3.

 

PHILLIES 9TH: DILLARD REPLACED CAUDILL (PLAYING 2B); SUTTER REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); Rose reached on an error by Dillard [Rose to first]; McBride lined to right; Schmidt grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Rose out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 3.

 

CUBS 9TH: Dillard struck out; Randle singled to left; VAIL BATTED FOR DEJESUS; Vail singled to left [Randle to second]; Buckner doubled to left [Randle scored, Vail to third]; Johnson was walked intentionally; MCGRAW REPLACED REED (PITCHING); FOOTE BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Foote forced Johnson (second to shortstop) [Vail scored, Buckner to third, Foote to first]; Figueroa made an out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

PHILLIES 10TH: VAIL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); KELLEHER REPLACED FOOTE (PLAYING SS); Moreland struck out; Maddox struck out; Trillo singled to third; Bowa made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

CUBS 10TH: Blackwell grounded out (pitcher to first); Sutter struck out; Dillard made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

PHILLIES 11TH: McGraw singled to left; Gross out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [McGraw to second]; Rose walked; McBride grounded out (second to first) [McGraw to third, Rose to second]; Schmidt was walked intentionally; Moreland forced Rose (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

CUBS 11TH: Randle grounded out (shortstop to first); Vail made an out to center; Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

PHILLIES 12TH: Maddox lined to third; Trillo singled to center; Bowa forced Trillo (second to shortstop); UNSER BATTED FOR MCGRAW; Bowa was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

CUBS 12TH: UNSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); NOLES REPLACED MADDOX (PITCHING); Johnson popped to second; Kelleher struck out; Figueroa grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

PHILLIES 13TH: Unser walked; Gross out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Unser to second]; Rose made an out to center; McBride struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

CUBS 13TH: Blackwell singled to left; REUSCHEL BATTED FOR SUTTER; Reuschel out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Blackwell to second]; Dillard walked; Randle made an out to center; Vail made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5. Game suspended, completed on August 12.

 

PHILLIES 14TH: RILEY REPLACED REUSCHEL (PITCHING); Schmidt walked; Riley balked [Schmidt to second]; Moreland popped to catcher in foul territory; BOONE BATTED FOR NOLES; Boone was walked intentionally; Trillo grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Boone out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

CUBS 14TH: BRUSSTAR REPLACED BOONE (PITCHING); Buckner made an out to right; Johnson struck out; Kelleher walked; Kelleher was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 5.

 

PHILLIES 15TH: Bowa singled to center; Unser out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Bowa to second]; Gross grounded out (shortstop to first) [Bowa to third]; Rose was walked intentionally; McBride singled to first [Bowa scored, Rose to second]; Schmidt tripled [Rose scored, McBride scored]; Moreland grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 8, Cubs 5.

 

CUBS 15TH: Figueroa grounded out (second to first); Blackwell walked; KINGMAN BATTED FOR RILEY; Kingman singled to left [Blackwell to second]; Dillard grounded out (first unassisted) [Blackwell to third, Kingman to second]; Randle struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 8, Cubs 5.