Jerry Reed(2-2) pitched a fine game. He was reached for 8 hits and 1 walk in 8 innings improving his ERA from 4.39 to 3.86. Cleveland managed 8 hits in their victory.
Rich Thompson preserved the game for Reed, recording his his 6th save. Ron Guidry(18-6) was the losing pitcher. He pitched 8 innings and surrendered 7 hits and no walks.
'Ahhh, how sweet it is,' Pat Corrales sighed. 'That win feels like a tall, cool drink of water after spending far too much time in the desert lately.'