Los Angeles tallied 2 runs in the 7th inning with the help of 3 hits. The critical plate appearance was by Bill Russell who electrified DODGER STADIUM when he singled bringing in two baserunners. Los Angeles and Atlanta each finished the afternoon with 8 hits.
The victory was credited to Bob Welch(8-4) who went 7 innings, allowing 1 run. Tom Niedenfuer recorded his 12th save. Rick Camp(3-4) was charged with the loss in relief.