MESA, Ariz. (CBS) — The Cubs hosted the Oakland A’s in Mesa on Tuesday, and relied on the longball.
In the fourth inning, new Cubs left fielder Joc Pederson drilled a homer to center.READ MORE: Two Simeon High School Students, Both 15, Killed In Shootings Four Hours Apart
Pederson was two for three. He also had an RBI double in the fifth.READ MORE: SWAT Team On Scene On Division Street On Near North Side
In the bottom of the seventh – the last inning – Rafael Ortega was the last batter. He cleared the bases with a walk-off grand slam.MORE NEWS: COPA Releases Video Of July Police Shooting During Foot Chase In Bronzeville
The Cubs beat the A’s 9-8.