Detroit jumped on top of Texas in the bottom of the 6th inning when they scored 2 runs on 2 hits. The big moment was provided by Dave Bergman who made the crowd come alive when he hit a single which was good for two runs. The Texas offense proved no trouble in the 9th.
Todd Crane(9-5) went 7 and 2/3 innings allowing 5 runs for the win. Willie Hernandez preserved the game for Crane, recording his his 21st save. Dave Rozema(3-9) was charged with the loss in relief. He gave up 3 hits and 1 walk in 3 and 1/3 innings.
Detroit remained hot, improving their record to 54-33. They now have a record of 9-1 in recent days. With this loss, Texas has a 3-7 record of late, 43-46 overall.