New York tallied 3 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning when they came up with 3 base hits. The highlight belonged to Hernandez who made the New York fans a happy lot when he tripled plating two runs. Ed Lynch(13-3) got relief help from Roger McDowell who was excellent in relief and gained credit for his 12th save.
Len Barker(4-11) was hit with the loss. New York scored big getting 7 runs off him in 6 and 2/3 innings.