St. Louis promptly took the lead in their half of the first scoring 2 runs. Vince Coleman kicked off the action when he drew a walk. Coleman got a good lead and stole second. Two outs later Clark came up and he bombed a two-run dinger. St. Louis had 8 hits for the afternoon.
The victory was credited to Joaquin Andujar(8-8) who went 8 innings, allowing 2 runs. Jeff Lahti gained credit for his 17th save. Lamarr Hoyt(10-10) was hit with the loss. He gave up 5 hits and 1 walk in 7 innings.