May 20, 1980

Lost opportunities was the theme of this game.  The Phils had chances to win, but could not hold back the Reds in this game.  Dick Ruthven was as mediocre in this start has he had been stellar in his last:  7 runs given up (5 earned) in his 6+ innings of work.  Even with Mike Schmidt blasting his 10th homer, it was not enough.

NL East Standings after games of May 20, 1980

 

Team

Wins

Losses

Pct.

GB

Pirates

19

12

.612

-

Phillies

16

15

.516

3

Expos

16

16

.500

Cubs

15

17

.468

Cardinals

14

21

.400

7

Mets

12

20

.375

 

Scoreboard

National League

 

Cincinnati 7

Phillies 6

 

St. Louis 3

Los Angeles 4

 

Atlanta 1

Montreal 0

 

Houston 3

New York 2

 

Chicago 0

San Francisco 2

American League

 

Minnesota 2

Chicago 4

 

Baltimore 0 (G1)

Cleveland 4

 

Baltimore 8 (G2)

Cleveland 0

 

New York 8

Detroit 12

 

Oakland 0

Kansas City 1

 

Milwaukee 14

Seattle 5

 

California 5

Texas 4

 

Boston 4

Toronto 3

Transactions

Phillies

None

 

National League

None

 

American League

None