Jonny Gomes homered to start a three-run rally in the ninth, and the Oakland Athletics tied a Chicago Cubs’ split squad 5-5 in 10 innings Tuesday.
Seth Smith had a two-run double among his three hits, and the Oakland Athletics scored three unearned runs off Paul Maholm in the first inning and beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in a game between split squads Saturday.
Josh Reddick collected two more hits and Brandon Allen drove in another run to help an Oakland Athletics split-squad beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 on Monday.
Brandon Allen belted a grand slam and drove in seven runs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cubs 12-10 on Sunday to spoil Chicago’s spring training opener.
When it comes to his bad back, looks like the ball is no longer in Derrick Rose’s court. That’s a good thing.
Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $36 million, four-year contract.
Free agent outfielder David DeJesus became Theo Epstein’s first signing with the Cubs, agreeing to a tw0-year deal with the team Wednesday.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa announced his retirement Monday morning.
You likely wouldn’t want to get too close to the pair of underwear Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland presumably finally took off on Thursday.
Brent Lillibridge helped make John Danks a winner with a homer-saving catch in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Saturday night.
Frank Thomas has always maintained he never took steroids and for the most part, he’s been one of the few sluggers from the steroid era who is believed to be clean.
The Cubs defeated the Oakland A’s Wednesday and Carlos Silva had his best performance of a difficult spring.
Jake Peavy was at the mound the longest he has been so far during spring training, but the Oakland A’s were able to score three runs off the pitcher. The Chicago White Sox, on the other hand, struggled to score. Their first run came in the seventh inning.
Thursday, The Chicago Cubs took a late lead over the Oakland A’s with three home runs. The Cubs couldn’t hang on, however, as Oakland took the lead with a three-run ninth inning.
Sunday was the first exhibition game on the season for the Cubs and Carlos Zambrano looked strong.