May 20, 1980 - Cincinnati 7, Phillies 6

Mike Schmidt hit his 10th homer in a losing effort.
Mike Schmidt hit his 10th homer in a losing effort.

The Phillies jumped out to a 4-2 lead in the third, and led 5-4 through the fifth, but could not hold out any longer as they dropped this game to the Reds 7-6. Dick Ruthven, off his shutout of the Astros in his last start, was knocked out in the sixth inning after giving up seven runs, five of which were earned. Tough Phils relievers Kevin Saucier, Dickie Noles and Tug McGraw held in the final innings, the Phils' offense could score just one more to make the 7-6 final score. The Phils actually knocked Reds starter Charlie Leibrandt out in the third inning after giving up four homers to Greg Luzinski (twice), Mike Schmidt, and Bake McBride.

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Boxscore: Reds 7, Phillies 6

 

Cincinnati

2

0

2

0

0

2

1

0

0

-

7

Phillies

2

2

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

-

6

 

 

 

Cincinnati

AB

R

H

RBI

Collins, LF

4

1

1

2

Kennedy, 2B

5

2

4

0

Griffey, RF

5

2

1

2

Mejias, RF

0

0

0

0

Foster, LF

5

0

2

1

Driessen, 1B

3

0

1

2

Knight, 3B

4

0

0

0

Bench, C

4

1

0

0

Oester, SS

3

1

1

0

Leibrandt, P

1

0

0

0

Moskau, P

1

0

0

0

Geronimo, PH

0

0

0

0

Soto, P

1

0

0

0

Bair, P

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

36

7

10

7

 

 

 

Cincinnati

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Leibrandt

2

6

5

5

0

0

Moskau (W, 2-0)

3

0

0

0

0

3

Soto

2.2

5

1

1

0

4

Blair (S, 3)

1.1

1

0

0

0

1

 

 

 

Phillies

AB

R

H

RBI

Rose, 1B

5

0

1

0

McBride, RF

5

1

1

1

Schmidt, 3B

4

1

1

1

Luzinski, LF

4

2

3

2

Boone, C

4

0

0

0

Maddox, CF

4

1

3

0

Bowa, SS

2

0

0

0

Aviles, SS

0

0

0

0

Gross, PH

1

0

0

0

J. Vukovich, SS

0

0

0

0

Trillo, 2B

4

1

1

1

Ruthven, P

1

0

0

1

Saucier, P

0

0

0

0

Noles, P

0

0

0

0

G. Vukovich, PH

1

0

1

0

McGraw, P

0

0

0

0

Unser, PH

1

0

1

0

Smith, PR

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

36

6

12

6

 

 

 

Phillies

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Ruthven (L, 4-3)

6.1

9

7

5

3

1

Saucier

0

1

0

0

0

0

Noles

0.2

0

0

0

0

0

McGraw

2

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Game-winning RBI- Collins.

E- Schmidt (6), Bowa (4). DP- Cincinnati 1, Philadelphia 1. 2B- Oester (2), Kennedy 2 (7), Maddox 2 (8). 3B- Trillo (3), Maddox (1). HR- Schmidt (10), Luzinski 2 (10), McBride (2). SH- Bowa (2), Ruthven (4). SF- Driessen (3). IBB- Ruthven (2, Oester). T- 2:33. A- 25,202.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds

 

Philadelphia Phillies

Collins CF

1

Rose 1B

Kennedy 2B

2

McBride

Griffey RF

3

Schmidt 3B

Foster LF

4

Luzinski LF

Driessen 1B

5

Boone C

Knight 3B

6

Maddox CF

Bench C

7

Bowa SS

Oester SS

8

Trillo 2B

Leibrandt P

9

Ruthven P

Game Summary

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REDS 1ST: Collins walked; Kennedy singled to center [Collins to third]; Griffey forced Kennedy (second to shortstop) [Collins scored]; Foster singled to right [Griffey to third]; Driessen hit a sacrifice fly to left [Griffey scored]; Knight forced Foster (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 0.

 

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose singled to center; McBride grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first) [Rose out at second]; Schmidt homered; Luzinski homered; Boone made an out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 2.

REDS 2ND: Bench grounded out (third to first); Oester doubled to left; Leibrandt was called out on strikes; Collins grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 2.

 

PHILLIES 2ND: Maddox doubled to left; Bowa out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Maddox to third]; Trillo tripled to center [Maddox scored]; Ruthven out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Trillo scored]; Rose made an out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Phillies 4.

 

REDS 3RD: Kennedy doubled to center; Griffey singled to right [Kennedy scored, Griffey to second (on throw to home)]; Foster grounded out (second to first) [Griffey to third]; Driessen grounded out (second to shortstop to first) [Griffey scored]; Knight made an out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Phillies 4.

 

PHILLIES 3RD: McBride homered; MOSKAU REPLACED LEIBRANDT (PITCHING); Schmidt made an out to left; Luzinski made an out to shortstop; Boone struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Phillies 5.

 

REDS 4TH: Bench reached on an error by Bowa; Oester grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Bench out at second]; Moskau grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Phillies 5.

 

PHILLIES 4TH: Maddox made an out to right; Bowa lined to shortstop; Trillo lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Phillies 5.

 

REDS 5TH: Collins grounded out (second to first); Kennedy singled to center; Griffey made an out to center; Foster forced Kennedy (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Phillies 5.

 

PHILLIES 5TH: Ruthven struck out; Rose made an out to left; McBride struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Phillies 5.

 

REDS 6TH: Driessen grounded out (first unassisted); Knight grounded out (third to first); Bench reached on an error by Schmidt [Bench to second]; Oester was walked intentionally; GERONIMO BATTED FOR MOSKAU; Geronimo walked [Bench to third, Oester to second]; Collins singled to center [Bench scored (unearned), Oester scored (unearned), Geronimo out at third (center to first)]; 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Reds 6, Phillies 5.

 

PHILLIES 6TH: SOTO REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Schmidt popped to catcher in foul territory; Luzinski singled to left; Boone struck out; Maddox doubled to left [Luzinski to third]; Bowa struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Reds 6, Phillies 5.

 

REDS 7TH: AVILES REPLACED BOWA (PLAYING SS); Kennedy doubled to left; Griffey grounded out (second to first) [Kennedy to third]; Foster singled to center [Kennedy scored]; SAUCIER REPLACED RUTHVEN (PITCHING); Driessen singled to center [Foster to second]; NOLES REPLACED SAUCIER (PITCHING); Knight made an out to right [Foster to third]; Bench grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Reds 7, Phillies 5.

 

PHILLIES 7TH: Trillo struck out; G. VUKOVICH BATTED FOR NOLES; G. Vukovich singled to right; Rose popped to shortstop; McBride made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Phillies 5.

 

REDS 8TH: MCGRAW REPLACED G. VUKOVICH (PITCHING); Oester grounded out (shortstop to first); Soto grounded out (third to first); Collins made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Phillies 5.

 

PHILLIES 8TH: Schmidt struck out; Luzinski homered; Boone grounded out (third to first); Maddox tripled to right; GROSS BATTED FOR AVILES; BAIR REPLACED SOTO (PITCHING); Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Phillies 6.

 

REDS 9TH: J. VUKOVICH REPLACED GROSS (PLAYING SS); Kennedy popped to third in foul territory; Griffey made an out to left; Foster made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Reds 7, Phillies 6.

 

PHILLIES 9TH: MEJIAS REPLACED GRIFFEY (PLAYING RF); Trillo lined to shortstop; UNSER BATTED FOR MCGRAW; Unser singled to right; SMITH RAN FOR UNSER; Rose grounded out (pitcher to first) [Smith to second]; McBride struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Reds 7, Phillies 6.