New York took the lead off Bret Saberhagen in the first inning as they scored 2 runs on 4 base hits. Kansas City was out-hit by New York, 15 hits to 6.
Phil Niekro(8-5) got credit for the victory, pitching 8 innings and allowing 1 run. Saberhagen(11-5) suffered the loss. He surrendered 5 runs and 10 hits in 5 innings.
In another of a string of victories, New York extended their winning streak to 7 games.