Blyleven(12-8) pitched one of his finer games as he simply was too much for the Detroit batters. He didn't allow much, just 2 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings. Minnesota finished with 13 hits in the victory.
Todd Crane(9-7) took the loss. He was unable to control the Minnesota offense and allowed 11 hits and 3 walks in 7 innings.
Minnesota now has a record of 40-58. With the loss, the Detroit ballclub's record is 58-39.