Clemens(13-5) earned his pay with a solid performance for Boston. He allowed 3 hits and 1 walk in 6 and 2/3 innings. Clemens struckout 7 Oakland batters. The right-handed Clemens lost a no-hitter when Carney Lansford homered with nobody out in the 7th inning. Boston kept the scorekeepers busy in the 5th inning when they had 5 runs on 4 hits. Boston ended up with 20 hits for the game while Oakland had 5.
Bill Krueger(3-10) was tagged with the loss. He allowed 17 hits and 3 walks in 4 and 2/3 innings.