Steve Carlton(12-4) delivered a fine performance for Philadelphia. He went 8 innings allowing 10 hits and 3 walks. Philadelphia rapped out 9 hits for the night.
Jose Deleon(8-12) was the loser. He gave up 8 runs in 1 and 1/3 innings and saw his ERA jump from 2.82 to 3.22. With the win Philadelphia now has a record of 42-58. With this loss, Pittsburgh has a 5-5 record of late, 42-58 overall.