In the 2nd inning New York scored 4 runs when they came up with 4 base hits. That scoring would be all that was needed. Dennis Rasmussen(6-3) got relief help from Bob Shirley who was excellent in relief and gained credit for his 2nd save.
Danny Jackson(6-8) was charged with the loss. He was knocked around, surrendering 6 runs in 2 innings. With the win New York now has a record of 53-40. With this loss, Kansas City has a 4-6 record of late, 53-42 overall.