Allentown Morning Call - June 17, 1980

A great way to start a West Coast trip… 3-2 win in 12th


LOS ANGELES (AP) – Manny Trillo doubled home Larry Bowa with one out in the 12th inning to break a 2-2 tie and send the Philadelphia Phillies lo a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night. 


In the 12th, Bowa singled and was awarded second on a balk by losing pitcher Rick Sutcliffe. 1-4. Trillo followed with his two-base hit to right center. 


Reliever Ron Reed, 4-1, earned the victory, pitching only the 11th inning. Tug McGraw pitched the 12th to pick up his sixth save of the season. 


The Dodgers scored twice in the third inning against Randy Lerch. Dave Lopes singled with one out, and after Bill Russell grounded out, Reggie Smith singled to score Lopes. Steve Garvey then doubled home Smith. 


Philadelphia tied the score an inning later. Pete Rose singled with one out and Mike Schmidt doubled, Rose stopping at third. Rose then scored and Schmidt took third when Jerry Reuss balked. Schmidt came home on Greg Luzinski's sacrifice fly. 


Both starters worked 10 innings. Reuss, who has won seven of eight decisions, gave up two runs on five hits, striking out five and walking only one. Lerch. who came into the game with a 2-8 record, gave up two runs while scattering seven hits, walking one and striking out five.