In the 4th inning Cleveland scored 4 runs when they had 3 base hits. The biggest moment was provided by Andre Thornton who silenced the crowd when he doubled scoring two baserunners. Cleveland out-hit Oakland for the game, 14 hits to 9.
The victory was credited to Neal Heaton(8-7) who went 8 innings, allowing 3 runs. Tom Waddell gained credit for his 8th save. Don Sutton(1-11) took the loss. He got hit pretty hard, allowing 12 hits and 4 walks in 7 innings.
With the win Cleveland now has a record of 29-40. Oakland has a record of 26-41, worst in the division after the loss.