Cleveland drew first blood jumping out to an early lead in the first inning scoring one runner using 2 hits. After an out was recorded, Julio Franco doubled. Brook Jacoby followed next and he doubled scoring the run. Cleveland banged out 11 hits on the afternoon.
The victory was credited to Don Schulze(5-11) who went 7 innings, allowing 2 runs. Bret Saberhagen(11-5) was tagged with the loss. He was unable to control the Cleveland offense and allowed 7 hits and 3 walks in 2 and 2/3 innings.