Philadelphia had 3 runs cross the plate in the top of the 5th inning when they came up with 4 base hits. It was enough scoring to earn the victory. St. Louis was out-hit by Philadelphia, 8 hits to 5.
The win was credited to Kevin Gross(2-6) who went 5 innings allowing 1 run. Kent Tekulve got the save, his 11th. Bob Forsch(6-5) was hit with the loss.