The score was knotted at 4 after nine innings. Chicago won the hard fought contest in the 11th inning. The critical plate appearance was by Leon Durham who silenced the crowd when he lashed a single bringing in two baserunners. Chicago out-hit Montreal for the game, 18 hits to 10.
Ray Fontenot(3-3) went 3 and 2/3 innings allowing 3 runs for the win. Lee Smith recorded the save, his 15th. Tim Burke(1-4) was hit with the loss in relief. He gave up 4 runs in 2 innings of work.
The Chicago ballclub's record now stands at 33-22. With this loss, Montreal has a 7-3 record of late, 26-32 overall.