Chicago came through with the game-winning runs in the 9th inning with 2 runs on 3 base hits. Harold Baines led off and he ripped a one-base hit. After an out was recorded, Carlton Fisk came to the plate and was hit by a pitch. Ron Kittle then stroked a base-hit to load the bases. Luis Salazar stepped in and he delivered a base-hit giving Chicago the victory as 46,387 happy fans celebrated wildly. Chicago had 10 hits for the afternoon.
Juan Agosto(4-0) was the winner allowing no runs in 1 inning. The losing pitcher was Rollie Fingers(2-5) in relief. Tony LaRussa was all smiles after the ballgame, 'It sure was looking pretty dim there for a while, but our guys never gave up - and neither did our fans - they kept cheering us on. What a sweet win!'