Milwaukee came through with the game-winning runs in the 9th inning with 2 runs utilizing 2 base hits. After two were out Robin Yount started the attack as he lashed a single. Cecil Cooper next to the plate and he reached on an error. Ted Simmons then drew a walk to load the bases. Ben Oglivie followed next and he drew a walk. Earnest Riles stepped into the box and smacked a single. This was a game of many highs and lows for the home town fans, as the lead kept changing - 5 times in all.
The victory was credited to Rollie Fingers(1-1) who went 1 and 1/3 innings, allowing no runs. Bert Blyleven(6-2) was hit with the loss. He allowed 6 runs and 10 hits in 8 and 2/3 innings.