PHOENIX (AP) — 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.
Kila Ka’ahilue homered and doubled for the A’s, playing their final spring training home game before heading to Japan for a season-opening, two-game series against Seattle in Tokyo next week.READ MORE: Woman Killed In Jefferson Park Hit-And-Run
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Brandon McCarthy, in his final prep for his opening-day start, gave up four runs — two earned — five hits and three walks in four innings. The right-hander has a torn middle fingernail on his pitching hand.
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