The Atlanta fans enjoyed the offense provided by Harper. He hit a single in the 1st inning, slapped a one-base hit in the 2nd inning, laced a base-hit in the 6th inning and lost the ball over the fence for three runs in the 7th inning. Atlanta kept the scorekeepers busy in the 2nd inning with 4 runs on 5 hits. Montreal was out-hit by Atlanta, 20 hits to 11.
The win went to Rick Mahler(7-9) who allowed 3 runs in 7 innings. David Palmer(4-11) absorbed the loss. By giving up 7 runs in 3 and 2/3 innings his ERA increased from 4.02 to 4.30.