Both teams had scored 2 runs after nine full innings. Oakland came out on top in the 10th inning. After an out was recorded, Mickey Tettleton began the Oakland spurt when he lined a one-base hit. One out later, Alfredo Griffin came to bat and drew a walk. Tony Phillips then lofted a three-run homer. Bruce Bochte followed next and he drew a walk. Dave Kingman stepped into the box and drew a walk. Dwayne Murphy joined his teammates in the uprising and drew a walk to load the bases. Oakland had just 6 hits for the afternoon.
The victory went to Sutton(1-10) who went the distance allowing 2 runs. Jamie Easterly(3-2) was given the loss. He allowed 5 runs and 6 hits in 9 and 2/3 innings.