The score was knotted at 6 after nine innings. Boston won the game in the 13th inning. After two outs Dwight Evans jump-started the scoring when he took matters into his own hands and smashed a bases-empty homer. Wade Boggs followed and he providing the offense himself as he belted a solo home run. A wild and woolly affair, this game saw the lead change 5 times.
Bob Ojeda(4-5) went 2 innings allowing no runs for the win. Dennis Lamp(2-4) was tagged with the loss in relief. With this win, Boston has a 40-28 record. They have been 4-6 lately. With the loss, the Toronto ballclub's record is 40-29.