Rick Reuschel(9-3) was solid if not spectacular. He allowed 8 hits and no walks in 7 innings and allowed 2 gopher balls. Reuschel got help from Cecilio Guante who pitched great and earned his 13th save.
Lamarr Hoyt(9-7) ended up with the loss. The Pittsburgh ballclub's record now stands at 31-46. With the loss San Diego now has a record of 49-31.