Kansas City won the game with a rally in the 8th inning when they scored 5 runs on 3 hits. The key offensive moment was provided by Willie Wilson who electrified ROYALS STADIUM when he lined a base-hit bringing in two baserunners. Mike Jones(1-1) got help from Quisenberry who pitched a perfect ninth and was credited with his 24th save.
Jim Acker(1-1) was the loser in relief. He allowed 4 runs and 3 hits in 1 inning. The Kansas City ballclub's record now stands at a division leading 62-49. Toronto has a record of 71-42 after the loss.