The Brewers even the series‚ after trailing 2 games to none, beating California 9-5. Reserve OF Mark Brouhard has 3 hits‚ 3 RBI‚ and scores 4 runs for the winners and Moose Haas goes 8 strong infront of 51,000 fans at Fulton Country Stadium. The Angels starter was Tommy John, he gave up 6 runs, 4 earned and had 3 Wild Pitches. In total the game had 5 errors and 3 unearned runs.
After losing another game to rain‚ the Braves Phil Niekro is able to start the 3rd game of the NLCS after only 2 days rest. Niekro left after 6 innings with a 3-2 lead. It was relief ace Gene Garber who gave up a run in the 8th to tie game and a walk off single with 1 out to Ken Oberkfell.