Gwynn enjoyed a big evening at the plate. He bombed a two-run dinger in the 1st inning, lined a base-hit in the 2nd inning and delivered a solo blast in the 4th inning. Los Angeles threatened in the 9th but San Diego was able to put down the rally.
Lamarr Hoyt(8-6) was the winner allowing 2 runs in 8 innings. Goose Gossage gained credit for his 18th save. Fernando Valenzuela(7-5) took the loss.