August 9, 1985: Angels (50-59) at Twins (46-63)

Mike Witt struck out 10 batters and first baseman Rod Carew went yard as the California Angels defeated the Minnesota Twins 5 to 2 at METRODOME. 

Witt(8-10) was in control of the game from the outset. He didn't give up much, just 4 hits and 2 walks in 8 innings. California had 11 hits overall, while Minnesota had 5. 

Donnie Moore earned his 23rd save. The loss was charged to Mike Smithson(8-12). He served up 3 homeruns in his 6 and 1/3 innings. 

Witt was pleased with his performance. He noted, 'I had good command of all my pitches. Just as important, my location was right on.'