Oakland tallied 5 runs in the 5th inning when they came up with 4 base hits. The critical plate appearance was by Mickey Tettleton who brought the crowd to their feet when he brought the hometown folks to their feet with a Grand Slammer. Oakland had 7 hits for the night.
Rijo(14-5) was the winner allowing 2 runs for the game. Ken Dixon(4-10) was given the loss. He was touched for 7 hits and 5 walks in 4 and 2/3 innings.