Avisal Garcia hit a two-run homer, Alexei Ramirez had two hits and two RBIs and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings.
Melky Cabrera had the game-winning single after an Oakland error in the seventh inning.
Avisail Garcia doubled in two runs to cap a five-run seventh inning.
Carlos Rodon opposes Jesse Hahn tonight at O.co Coliseum.
One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
When you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage.
Left-handers Scott Kazmir of Oakland and Jose Quintana of Chicago tuned up for the regular season with strong starts.
Edwin Jackson might be thinking he wishes he never found his way to work.
Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant got into the game late, then hit two home runs in front of his hometown Las Vegas fans to highlight Chicago’s 3-1 win.
Jake Arrieta allowed an unearned run over four innings in his second start of the spring as the Chicago Cubs beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 in the opener of a two-game exhibition series at Cashman Field.
Travis Wood pitched pitched two perfect innings for the split-squad Cubs.
In five months, things have come full circle for new White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija.
The White Sox made the big headlines on the first day of the Winter Meetings.
One more dominant starter could do wonders for the White Sox.
The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.
The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.
The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
It had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason — nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball’s backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big boys. On Tuesday night, they returned to the game’s grand stage in dramatic fashion.
The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.
Avisail Garcia’s bases-loaded single in the eighth inning made Chicago a winner.