Chicago erupted with the game winning runs in the 9th inning plating 2 runs on 2 hits. Leon Durham opened up the inning nicely when he drew a walk. After an out was recorded, Billy Hatcher came to the plate and doubled knocking in a run. Bob Dernier struck out, unable to help the rally. Ryne Sandberg was up next and he laced a base-hit giving Chicago the win as 30,461 happy fans joyfully celebrated. Although they lost, St. Louis did out-hit Chicago 12 to 8.
Warren Brusstar(3-2) went 1 inning allowing no runs for the victory. Jeff Lahti(2-3) was given the loss in relief. He gave up 3 hits and 2 walks in 1 and 2/3 innings.