New York was unable to claim the lead after Boston went ahead in the top of the 6th inning scoring a single run. Boston had a total of 10 hits for the game.
Al Nipper(7-10) picked up the victory, allowing 5 runs in 7 innings. Bob Stanley got the save, his 30th. Ron Guidry(19-7) was the loser. He pitched 7 innings allowing 8 hits and no walks.
'It's been a rough ride lately, but this was a good win for us' said John McNamara, 'Maybe this will put us back on track.'