In the bottom of the 7th inning St. Louis scored 2 runs. The critical plate appearance was by Bob Forsch who made the crowd come alive when he stroked a one-base hit bringing in two baserunners. Jeff Lahti pitched a perfect ninth and was credited with his 19th save.
The win went to Forsch(11-6) who allowed 3 runs in 8 innings. John Denny(9-10) ended up with the loss. He allowed 6 hits and 3 walks in 6 innings.
The St. Louis ballclub's record now stands at 61-40. With the loss, the Philadelphia ballclub's record is 42-59.