Los Angeles brought 2 runs across the plate in the bottom of the 6th inning. After an out was recorded, Bill Madlock opened up the rally as he drew a walk. Pedro Guerrero came next and he delivered a base-hit. Mike Marshall then drew a walk to load the bases. Mike Scioscia came up and he drew a walk scoring a run. After another out, Steve Sax stepped in and he reached on an error scoring the final run of the inning. Los Angeles totaled 7 hits on the afternoon.
Fernando Valenzuela(8-5) picked up the victory, allowing 3 runs in 8 innings. Valenzuela got relief help from Tom Niedenfuer who gained credit for his 13th save. Steve Bedrosian(2-12) was the loser.