Detroit tallied 4 runs in the 7th inning when they came up with 5 base hits. The crucial at-bat was provided by Parrish who brought a roar from the partisan TIGER STADIUM fans when he doubled bringing in two baserunners. Willie Hernandez earned the save with a perfect ninth, his 24th save.
The win went to Walt Terrell(10-7) who allowed 5 runs in 7 innings. The losing pitcher was Mike Jones(0-1) in relief. He pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up 4 hits and no walks.