Philadelphia scored the winning runs in the bottom of the 8th inning when they scored 5 runs on 4 hits. The key at-bat was by Stone who elicited a roar from the hometown fans when he lined a base-hit bringing home two baserunners. Philadelphia managed 12 hits in their victory.
Jerry Koosman(3-3) went 1 inning allowing no runs for the victory. Tekulve got the save, his 12th. Rod Scurry(0-1) ended up with the loss in relief. He surrendered 3 hits and 2 walks in 1 inning.