Texas erupted with the game winning runs in the 8th inning when they came up with 4 runs on 4 hits. The crucial at-bat was provided by Wayne Tolleson who disappointed the partisan crowd when he laced a single plating two runs. Greg Harris was great in relief and recorded his 9th save.
The win went to Dickie Noles(3-4) who allowed no runs in 2 and 1/3 innings. Ron Romanick(4-7) was the loser. He allowed Texas 8 runs in 7 and 2/3 innings of work.