The game was deadlocked at 5 after nine full innings. Finally, Milwaukee prevailed in the 10th inning. Cecil Cooper lashed a single. Ted Simmons next to the plate and he delivered a one-base hit. Paul Householder then drew a walk to load the bases. Randy Ready was a strikeout victim, unable to help out. Rick Manning stepped into the box and lined a base-hit scoring the run. Milwaukee rapped out 13 hits for the afternoon.
Ted Higuera(5-8) went 9 innings allowing 5 runs for the win. Rollie Fingers recorded the save, his 14th. The loss was charged to Bob Shirley(4-2) in relief.