Toronto never recovered after Kansas City took the lead in the top of the 2nd inning with 3 runs utilizing 4 base hits. After an out was recorded, Steve Balboni began the Kansas City spurt when he doubled. Darryl Motley followed next and he delivered a one-base hit scoring a single run. John Wathan then tripled scoring one more run. Greg Pryor followed and he ripped a base-hit scoring the final run of the inning. Kansas City finished with 12 hits in the victory.
Danny Jackson(8-9) went 5 and 2/3 innings allowing 3 runs for the victory. Dan Quisenberry earned the save, his 27th. Jim Clancy(8-10) was charged with the loss. He was knocked around pretty good, giving up 6 runs in 4 and 2/3 innings.
With this win, Kansas City has a division leading 66-49 record. They have been 7-3 lately. With the loss Toronto now has a record of 72-45.