New York had the game winning rally in the top of the 8th inning scoring 3 runs utilizing 4 base hits. After an out was recorded, Bobby Meacham jump-started the rally as he drew a walk. One out later, Ken Griffey stepped up to the plate and he tripled. Don Mattingly then ripped a base-knock. Dave Winfield followed and he laced a single. Don Baylor came up to bat and ripped a base-hit. New York had 8 hits for the night.