May 5, 1980 - Phillies 7, Atlanta 1

Mike Schmidt hit 2 home runs to power the Phils to victory.
Mike Schmidt hit 2 home runs to power the Phils to victory.

This night belonged to Steve Carlton and Mike Schmidt. Carlton gave up one run, a ninth-inning homer to future MVP and Phillie Dale Murphy, and three hits in earning his fifth win of the season. In addition to his dominance on the mound, Lefty also knocked in two runs on a hit and a sacrifice fly. Schmidt hit two homers, his 7th and 8th of the year, off of Braves starter Rick Matula. Schmidt knocked in two and scored three runs in the game.

NL East Standings after games of May 5, 1980

 

Team

Wins

Losses

Pct.

GB

Pirates

13

7

.649

-

Cubs

11

8

.578

Phillies

10

10

.500

3

Cardinals

10

12

.454

4

Expos

9

13

.409

5

Mets

8

14

.363

6

 

Boxscore: Phillies 7, Braves 1

 

Atlanta

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

-

1

Phillies

1

1

1

4

0

0

0

0

X

-

7

 

 

 

Atlanta

AB

R

H

RBI

Royster, 2B

3

0

0

0

Blanks, 3B

4

0

0

0

Murphy, RF

4

1

1

1

Chambliss, 1B

4

0

1

0

Burroughs, LF

2

0

0

0

Asselstine, CF

4

0

0

0

Benedict, C

2

0

0

0

Garber, P

0

0

0

0

Spikes, PH

1

0

0

0

Bradford, P

0

0

0

0

Matthews, PH

1

0

0

0

Gomez, SS

2

0

0

0

Matula, P

1

0

0

0

Hanna, P

0

0

0

0

Nahorodny, PH-C

2

0

1

0

TOTALS

30

1

3

1

 

 

 

Atlanta

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Matula (L, 2-2)

3.2

8

7

4

1

1

Hanna

1.1

0

0

0

1

0

Garber

2

1

0

0

0

2

Bradford

1

0

0

0

1

0

 

 

 

Phillies

AB

R

H

RBI

Rose, 1B

5

1

1

0

McBride, RF

4

0

1

0

G. Vukovich, RF

0

0

0

0

Schmidt, 3B

4

3

2

2

J. Vukovich, 3B

0

0

0

0

Luzinski, LF

3

0

1

1

Gross, LF

0

0

0

0

Unser, CF

3

0

0

0

Boone, C

4

0

0

0

Bowa, SS

4

2

2

0

Aviles, 2B

3

1

1

0

Carlton, P

3

0

1

2

TOTALS

33

7

9

5

 

 

 

Phillies

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Carlton (W, 5-1)

9

3

1

1

5

11

 

 

Game-winning RBI- Luzinski.

E- Royster (4), Chambliss (5), G. Vukovich (1). DP- Philadelpha 1. 2B- Luzinski (5), Rose (5). 3B- Bowa (2). HR- Murphy (4), Schmidt 2 (8). SF- Carlton (1). T- 2:09. A- 26,165.

 

Starting Lineups

 

Atlanta Braves

 

Philadelphia Phillies

Royster 2B

1

Rose 1B

Blanks 3B

2

McBride RF

Murphy RF

3

Schmidt 3B

Chambliss 1B

4

Luzinski LF

Burroughs LF

5

Unser CF

Asselstine CF

6

Boone C

Benedict C

7

Bowa SS

Gomez SS

8

Aguayo 2B

Matula P

9

Carlton P

 

Game Summary

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BRAVES 1ST: Royster grounded out (third to first); Blanks made an out to center; Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); McBride singled to third; Schmidt forced McBride (shortstop to second); Luzinski doubled to center [Schmidt scored]; Unser walked; Boone made an out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 1.

 

BRAVES 2ND: Chambliss made an out to center; Burroughs walked; Asselstine grounded out (second to first) [Burroughs to second]; Benedict struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 1.

 

PHILLIES 2ND: Bowa tripled to right; Aviles grounded out (third to first); Carlton singled to left [Bowa scored]; Rose grounded out (shortstop to first) [Carlton to second]; McBride made an out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 2.

 

BRAVES 3RD: Gomez grounded out (third to first); Matula struck out; Royster grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 2.

 

PHILLIES 3RD: Schmidt homered; Luzinski made an out to first; Unser struck out; Boone popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 3.

 

BRAVES 4TH: Blanks made an out to right; Murphy struck out; Chambliss made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 3.

 

PHILLIES 4TH: Bowa singled to pitcher; Aviles singled to left [Bowa to third]; Carlton hit a sacrifice fly to left [Bowa scored]; Rose reached on an error by Chambliss [Aviles to third, Rose to second]; McBride reached on an error by Royster [Aviles scored (unearned), Rose scored (unearned), McBride out at third (catcher to third)]; Schmidt homered (unearned); HANNA REPLACED MATULA (PITCHING); Luzinski walked; Unser grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

BRAVES 5TH: Burroughs struck out; Asselstine was called out on strikes; Benedict lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

PHILLIES 5TH: Boone grounded out (second to first); Bowa made an out to left; Aviles lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

BRAVES 6TH: Gomez walked; NAHORODNY BATTED FOR HANNA; Nahorodny struck out; Royster popped to second in foul territory; Blanks was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

PHILLIES 6TH: GARBER REPLACED BENEDICT (PITCHING); NAHORODNY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Carlton grounded out (second to first); Rose doubled to left; McBride made an out to left; Schmidt struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

BRAVES 7TH: Murphy struck out; Chambliss grounded out (shortstop to first); Burroughs made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

PHILLIES 7TH: Luzinski grounded out (third to first); Unser was called out on strikes; Boone grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

BRAVES 8TH: GROSS REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); Asselstine grounded out (first to pitcher); SPIKES BATTED FOR GARBER; Spikes struck out; Gomez walked; Nahorodny singled to center [Gomez to second]; Royster walked [Gomez to third, Nahorodny to second]; Blanks made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

PHILLIES 8TH: BRADFORD REPLACED SPIKES (PITCHING); Bowa grounded out (second to first); Aviles walked; Carlton made an out to right; Rose popped to shortstop [Aviles out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Phillies 7.

 

BRAVES 9TH: G. VUKOVICH REPLACED MCBRIDE (PLAYING RF); J. VUKOVICH REPLACED SCHMIDT (PLAYING 3B); Murphy homered; Chambliss singled to center; Burroughs walked [Chambliss to second]; Asselstine struck out; MATTHEWS BATTED FOR BRADFORD; Matthews reached on an error by G. Vukovich [Chambliss to third, Burroughs to second]; Gomez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Matthews out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 7.