Houston did all of it's offensive work in the 4th inning when they scored 4 runs on 2 hits. The key offensive moment was provided by Kevin Bass who electrified ASTRODOME when he doubled bringing home two baserunners. Houston managed 7 hits in their victory.
Scott(3-5) went 8 innings allowing 1 run for the victory. Scott got help from Dave Smith who earned his 10th save. Vida Blue(1-9) was given the loss. He was the victim of a defensive lapse and did not allow an earned run in the game.