Ryne Sandberg had a big day with his bat. He tripled in the 1st inning, clubbed a two-run home run in the 3rd inning and stroked a single in the 9th inning. Chicago had 14 hits for the game and St. Louis had 8.
The victory went to Dennis Eckersley(9-4) who went 7 innings, allowing 3 runs. Eckersley got help from Lee Smith who earned his 20th save. Danny Cox(4-4) was the losing pitcher.