New York came up with the deciding runs in the 9th inning scoring 6 runners on 3 hits. The critical plate appearance was by Len Dykstra who elicited a roar from the hometown fans when he stroked a base-hit bringing home two baserunners. Although they lost, Atlanta did out-hit New York 11 to 7.
Jesse Orosco(3-2) picked up the victory, allowing 3 runs in 1 inning. Jeff Dedmon(3-2) was the loser in relief. 'That was exciting!,' Dykstra said. 'I would have paid money to watch this one.'