The score was tied at 1 after nine. Minnesota came out on top in the 10th inning. Greg Gagne drew a walk. Mark Salas stepped up to the plate and he lashed a single. Kirby Puckett then hit a sacrifice fly making Minnesota victorious to the delight of the the home town crowd. Neither team was able to score until the 7th inning.
The victory went to Blyleven(7-2) who went the distance allowing 1 run. Gene Nelson(4-7) was tagged with the loss. He allowed just 4 hits and 2 walks in 9 innings. Nelson took a no-hitter into the 7th after the 1st out was recorded Tim Teufel laced a single to left to break it up.