Kansas City scored the decisive runs in a big bottom of the 9th inning with 2 runs using 2 hits. Jorge Orta led off and started the rally when he banged out a single. Frank White stepped up next and he clubbed a two-run home run making Kansas City victorious to the delight of the the home town crowd. Milwaukee was not lacking for run support as they scored in 5 separate innings, yet victory eluded them as they seemed to forget that pitching is also needed to win ballgames.
Joe Beckwith(5-0) picked up the victory, allowing 3 runs in 1 inning. Rollie Fingers(1-2) absorbed the loss in relief. He gave up 2 runs and 2 hits without retiring a batter.