The Astros would finally grab an early lead with 2 quick runs off Hershiser in the 1st. Glenn Davis would double home Jose Cruz and Dickie Thon. The Dodgers would get one run back in the 2nd and the other in the 3rd as Mariano Duncan scores on an error by Jerry Mumphrey. In the 5th the Astros would again grab the lead as Billy Doran would come up with a huge 2 out hit to make it 3-2 Astros. In the 6th Houston would add one more as Davis would hit a sac fly scoring Kevin Bass.
With the score 4-2 Astros, Knepper would get into the 9th as the Dodgers would load the bases. Dave Smith would come into the game and get Steve Sax to ground out and keep the Astros in the series now down 3-1.
Final Score: Astros 4, Dodgers 2
WP: Bob Knepper (3-0)
LP: Orel Hershiser (1-1)
Save: Dave Smith (3)