Detroit went ahead for good in the bottom of the 6th inning scoring 2 runners on 2 hits. The biggest moment was provided by Lemon who made the Detroit fans a happy lot when he slapped a base-hit which was good for two runs. Although they lost, Chicago did out-hit Detroit 12 to 9.
Todd Crane(8-5) picked up the victory, allowing 4 runs in 7 and 2/3 innings. Crane got relief help from Aurelio Lopez who gained credit for his 3rd save. The loss was charged to Gene Nelson(8-10).