August 21, 1985: Tigers (70-50) at A's (48-73)

Jack Morris racked up an impressive total of 11 strikeouts and Lou Whitaker smacked 2 homeruns and had 3 RBI as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Oakland Athletics 7 to 5 at OAKLAND COLISEUM. 

Whitaker provided much of the offense. He doubled in the 1st inning, lifted one out of the park for a two run home run in the 3rd inning and smashed a solo-shot out of the park in the 9th inning. Detroit managed 9 hits in their victory. Morris(14-8) got the win allowing 5 runs in 7 innings. 

Morris was helped out by Willie Hernandez who recorded his 30th save. Chris Codiroli(5-15) was charged with the loss. Detroit scored big getting 6 runs off him in 5 and 1/3 innings.