Both teams were tied at 8 runs apiece after nine innings. New York won it in the 13th inning. After two outs Gary Carter providing the offense himself as he belted a solo home run. New York had a total of 15 hits for the game.
The victory was credited to Orosco(5-2) who went 6 innings, allowing no runs. The losing pitcher was Jeff Reardon(5-2) in relief.
With the win New York now has a record of a division leading 73-35. With the loss Montreal now has a record of 51-58.