The game was decided in the bottom of the 9th inning. After an out was recorded, Tim Flannery drew a walk. Gwynn came to the plate and ripped a one-base hit. Mike Krukow then let one slip out of his hand for a wild pitch making San Diego the victors to the delight of the home town faithful. San Diego banged out 11 hits on the afternoon.
Hoyt(7-6) allowed 2 runs on the game. Krukow(2-10) was the loser. He was touched for 11 hits and 4 walks in 8 and 2/3 innings.