In command all night and improving his season record to 6 - 0, Joel Horlen pitched a complete game 3 hitter and defeated the California Angels 3 - 1. Horlen struck out 3 and walked 2, lost his shutout bid in the ninth inning to a solo home run by California's Jim Fregosi. With the victory the Chicago White Sox improved their record to 5 - 4 on the current 12 game road trip.
Tommie Agee began the game with a leadoff single and promptly stole his 16th base of the year. After one out, Pete Ward singled to score Agee with the Chicago's first run. In the White Sox 4th inning, Ron Hansen clouted a 2-run shot off Angels starter Rickey Clark (2-4) giving Chicago a comfortable 3 - 0 lead. Al Weis led the White Sox with two of the team's seven hits. Chicago is now 24 - 12 on the year.