Neither pitching staff had allowed a run after the regulation nine innings. Los Angeles came out the victor in the 12th inning. Candy Maldonado lined a base-hit. Mariano Duncan stepped up next and he laced a single. Duncan took second on the throw. Steve Sax then reached on an error resulting in an exciting win for Los Angeles and a raucous post-game celebration by the home town fans. Despite losing, New York out-hit Los Angeles 7 to 3.
The win was credited to Bobby Castillo(6-3) who went 1 inning allowing no runs. Roger McDowell(3-5) suffered the loss in relief. He gave up 1 run and 2 hits without retiring a batter. Sid Fernandez lost his no hit bid with 2 outs in the 9th.