The Dodgers and the Astros in the rubber match would send Orel Hershiser and Bob Knepper to the hill.
Mike Marshall would open the scoring in the 1st by Doubling home Ken
Landreaux and it would be 1-0 Dodgers at the end of the 1st.
The Dodgers would knock Knepper from the game in the 2nd by putting up a 5
spot. The big blow would be a Mike Marshall 3 run Homet that would score
Hershiser and Landreaux. The Astros bullpen would take over and only allow 5
hits and 1 run over the next 7.1 innings.
The Dodgers would get 1 more in the 6th when Sax would score on a Madlock
Single. Putting the Dodgers up 7-0. The Astros would finally get 1 of of
Hershiser. Denny Walling would score on a Jerry Mumphrey SAC FLY and make it
The Astros would be able to knock out Hershiser in the 7th. Terry Puhl would
score on a bases loaded walk to Mumphrey. Tom Niedenfuer would come in and get
Harry Spilman to hit into a 5-4-3 double play that would score Walling, making
the score 7-3 Dodgers.
The Final Score 7-3 Dodgers