Philadelphia tallied 3 runs in the 4th inning when they had 3 base hits. The biggest moment was provided by Ozzie Virgil who deflated the mood of the partisan fans when he launched a three-run homer. Kent Tekulve earned the save with a perfect ninth, his 13th save.
The win went to John Denny(8-7) who allowed 2 runs in 8 innings. Mike Scott(5-8) was given the loss. He got hit pretty hard, allowing 9 hits and 2 walks in 6 and 1/3 innings.
The Philadelphia ballclub's record now stands at 33-48. Houston has a record of 39-44 after the loss.