Both teams were tied at 5 runs apiece after nine innings. Kansas City was victorious in the 12th inning. Lonnie Smith reached on an error. George Brett got his turn next, but he was a strikeout victim. Jorge Orta then lined a single resulting in a mighty exciting win for Kansas City and the 48,774 home town fans in attendance. Kansas City finished with 14 hits in the victory.
Mike Jones(2-1) got credit for the victory, pitching 1 inning and allowing no runs. Greg Harris(3-4) was the loser in relief.