September 8, 1980 - Phillies 6, Pittsburgh 2

Coming back from the disaster in Los Angeles, the Phils looked to rookie Bob Walk to put them back on the winning track. Though he didn't get the win himself, he did put the Phillies in the position to win, which they did with a four-run eighth inning. That gave Tug McGraw, who took over for Walk in the seventh inning, his first victory of the season. Bake McBride went 4-for-4, and Mike Schmidt went 2-for-4 with his 37th home run. Montreal was idle, so the Phillies climbed to within a half-game of the Expos.

NL East Standings after games of September 8, 1980

Team

Wins

Losses

Pct.

GB

Expos

74

63

.540

-

Phillies

73

63

.537

½

Pirates

72

66

.522

Cardinals

61

75

.449

12½

Mets

59

78

.431

15

Cubs

54

82

.397

19½

Boxscore: Phillies 6, Pirates 2

Pittsburgh

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

-

2

Phillies

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

4

X

-

6

 

Pittsburgh

AB

R

H

RBI

Moreno, CF

4

0

0

0

Foli, SS

4

0

0

0

Madlock, 3B

4

0

0

0

Parker, RF

4

1

2

0

Easler, LF

4

0

1

1

Milner, 1B

2

1

1

1

Ott, C

3

0

1

0

Garner, 2B

4

0

1

0

D. Robinson, P

2

0

0

0

Bevacqua, PH

1

0

0

0

Romo, P

0

0

0

0

Tekulve, P

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

32

2

6

2

 

Pittsburgh

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

D. Robinson

7

7

2

2

1

8

Romo (L, 5-5)

0.1

3

3

3

0

0

Tekulve

0.2

1

1

1

2

0

 

Phillies

AB

R

H

RBI

Rose,1B

4

0

0

0

McBride, RF

4

1

4

0

Schmidt, 3B

4

2

2

1

Luzinski, LF

3

0

1

1

Loviglio, PR

0

1

0

0

Gross, LF

0

0

0

0

Trillo, 2B

3

1

1

0

Maddox, CF

3

1

1

1

Bowa, SS

4

0

2

2

Boone, C

3

0

0

0

Walk, P

2

0

0

0

McGraw, P

1

0

0

1

TOTALS

31

6

11

6

 

Phillies

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Walk

6.1

4

2

2

1

1

McGraw (W, 1-4)

2.2

2

0

0

2

1

 

Game-winning RBI- Luzinski.

E- None. DP- Pittsburgh 1, Philadelphia 1. 2B- Parker (26), Easler (21), McBride (27), Trillo (22), Bowa (15). HR- Milner (8), Schmidt (37). SB- Garner (28), Bowa (20). CS- McBride (7). SH- Trillo (4), McGraw (2). IBB- Tekulve 2 (15, Maddox, Boone). T- 2:35. A- 40,576.

 

Final Totals

R

H

E

LOB

Pirates

2

6

0

6

Phillies

6

11

0

6

 

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates

 

Philadelphia Phillies

Moreno CF

1

Rose 1B

Foli SS

2

McBride RF

Madlock 3B

3

Schmidt 3B

Parker RF

4

Luzinski LF

Easler LF

5

Trillo 2B

Milner 1B

6

Maddox CF

Ott C

7

Bowa SS

Garner 2B

8

Boone C

D. Robinson P

9

Walk P

Game Summary

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PIRATES 1ST: Moreno made an out to left; Foli made an out to second; Madlock made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose was called out on strikes; McBride doubled to left; Schmidt made an out to center [McBride to third]; Luzinski walked; Trillo forced Luzinski (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PIRATES 2ND: Parker grounded out (second to first); Easler grounded out (first to pitcher); Milner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 2ND: Maddox struck out; Bowa singled to right; Bowa stole second; Boone popped to first in foul territory; Walk struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PIRATES 3RD: Ott grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner singled to center; Garner stole second; D. Robinson grounded out (second to first); Moreno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 3RD: Rose made an out to center; McBride singled to center; Schmidt popped to first in foul territory; Luzinski struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PIRATES 4TH: Foli made an out to second; Madlock grounded out (third to first); Parker made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 4TH: Trillo made an out to right; Maddox made an out to second; Bowa struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.

 

PIRATES 5TH: Easler made an out to left; Milner homered; Ott walked; Garner grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Ott out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 5TH: Boone made an out to right; Walk was called out on strikes; Rose grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 0.

 

PIRATES 6TH: D. Robinson made an out to center; Moreno grounded out (catcher to first); Foli made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 6TH: McBride singled to center; McBride was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Schmidt homered; Luzinski struck out; Trillo doubled to left; Maddox singled to right [Trillo scored]; Bowa made an out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 2.

 

PIRATES 7TH: Madlock made an out to left; Parker doubled to center; Easler doubled to center [Parker scored]; MCGRAW REPLACED WALK (PITCHING); Milner walked; Ott made an out to center; Garner forced Milner (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 2.

 

PHILLIES 7TH: Boone made an out to center; McGraw struck out; Rose made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 2.

 

PIRATES 8TH: BEVACQUA BATTED FOR D. ROBINSON; Bevacqua made an out to right; Moreno grounded out (second to first); Foli made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 2.

 

PHILLIES 8TH: ROMO REPLACED BEVACQUA (PITCHING); McBride singled to right; Schmidt singled to right [McBride to third]; Luzinski singled to left [McBride scored, Schmidt to second]; LOVIGLIO RAN FOR LUZINSKI; Trillo made an out to first [Schmidt to third, Loviglio to second]; TEKULVE REPLACED ROMO (PITCHING); Maddox was walked intentionally; Bowa doubled to right [Schmidt scored, Loviglio scored, Maddox to third]; Boone was walked intentionally; McGraw hit into a double play (catcher to second) [Maddox scored, Bowa out at home (second to pitcher), Boone to second]; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 6.

 

PIRATES 9TH: GROSS REPLACED LOVIGLIO (PLAYING LF); Madlock made an out to second; Parker singled to left; Easler forced Parker (second to shortstop); Milner walked [Easler to second]; Ott singled to pitcher [Easler to third, Milner to second]; Garner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 6.