Philadelphia took the lead for keeps in the top of the 6th inning scoring a single run. Philadelphia had a total of 8 hits for the game.
The victory was credited to Steve Carlton(11-4) who went 8 innings, allowing 2 runs. Kent Tekulve got the save, his 16th. Joe Price(2-2) suffered the loss. He pitched 6 and 1/3 innings giving up 7 hits and 3 walks.