Both teams had scored 2 runs after nine full innings. Cincinnati came out the victor in the 12th inning. After two outs Dave Parker ripped a single. Buddy Bell followed next and he tripled scoring the run. The teams had been locked in a scoreless duel until the 6th inning.
Ted Power(2-4) went 3 innings allowing 1 run for the win. Gary Lucas(2-1) took the loss in relief. He gave up 2 hits and no walks in 1 inning.