Baltimore had the winning rally in the top of the 9th inning scoring 2 runs using 2 hits. After an out was recorded, Alan Wiggins got things rolling when he lined a base-hit. After another out, Cal Ripken stepped up to the plate and he clubbed a two-run home run. Eddie Murray got his chance to keep things going, but he went down on strikes. Overall Baltimore out-hit Detroit 11 to 7.
Mike Flanagan(3-0) was the winner allowing no runs in 1 inning. Flanagan got help from Don Aase who was credited with his 5th save. Willie Hernandez(0-2) was the loser in relief.
'I pin this one on my own shoulders,' Hernandez said. 'The bottom line is I didn't get the job done. Our fans deserve better than this.'