Cincinnati claimed the early lead in the first inning scoring 2 runners on 1 hit. Cincinnati dominated offensively as they scored in 6 different innings.
Mario Soto(19-10) allowed 3 runs in 6 innings, and picked up the victory. The losing pitcher was Steve Trout(11-15). He allowed 7 hits and 7 walks in 6 and 1/3 innings.