New York scored the deciding run in the 9th inning. Gary Carter drew a walk. Darryl Strawberry came next and he tripled resulting in a mighty exciting win for New York and the 49,494 home town fans in attendance. New York finished with just 5 hits in the victory.
Jesse Orosco(7-2) allowed no runs in 1 inning, and picked up the victory. Dave Rucker(2-4) was charged with the loss in relief. He surrendered 1 hit and 1 walk without retiring a batter.
It was another victory for New York at SHEA STADIUM. Now their winning streak stands at 9 games. Davey Johnson was clearly happy after the game -- 'Everything is clicking for us right now.'