Chicago scored 3 runs in the decisive 5th inning when they came up with 4 base hits. They would be enough to earn the win. Chicago had 8 hits for the game and St. Louis had 5.
The victory was credited to Steve Trout(8-4) who went 8 and 1/3 innings, allowing 1 run. Lee Smith preserved the game for Trout, recording his his 17th save. John Tudor(8-3) was charged with the loss. He allowed 4 runs and 8 hits in 6 innings.