Los Angeles had the game winning rally in the bottom of the 9th inning scoring 3 runs utilizing 2 base hits. Ken Landreaux kicked off the action when he slapped a one-base hit. Greg Brock followed and he drew a walk. Pedro Guerrero then lost the ball over the fence for three runs giving Los Angeles the win much to the delight of the home town crowd. Los Angeles finished with just 5 hits in the victory.
Tom Niedenfuer(3-2) got credit for the victory, pitching 1 inning and allowing no runs. Ed Lynch(6-2) was the losing pitcher. He allowed just 5 hits and 1 walk in 8 innings.
'Now there is a lesson in perseverance for you,' Guerrero noted. 'It was looking pretty dim there for a while, but we just kept plugging away and it really paid off! And it was great to see the crowd go crazy there at the end!'