H E
ChiCub 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 10 1
Oak 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 5 8 3
Date of game: 3/20/2012

Recap: Oakland vs. Chicago Cubs

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Jonny Gomes hit a leadoff solo homer to spark a three-run bottom of the ninth inning that helped the Oakland Athletics earn a 5-5 tie with the Chicago Cubs in spring training Tuesday.

The A's trailed 5-2 entering the half-inning. After Gomes homered off Blake Parker, Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes doubled and Cedric Hunter knocked him in with a single.

Anthony Recker then grounded into a double play, but Adam Rosales walked and Kila Ka'aihue sent the game to an extra inning with a tying RBI double.

Parker threw a wild pitch that moved pinch runner Eric Sogard to third, then retired Cliff Pennington for the third out.

The Cubs stranded a runner at second base in the top of the 10th and the A's left two men on in the bottom of the inning when Cespedes grounded into a double play.

Earlier, Josh Vitters hit a leadoff single in the top of the ninth, went to second on a wild pitch and scored with two outs when Michael Brenly reached on a throwing error by Pennington to give the Cubs a 5-2 lead.

Ka'aihue had a solo homer for Oakland and starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy gave up four runs -- two earned -- on five hits in four innings.

Rodrigo Lopez allowed one run on three hits in five innings for the Cubs, striking out four.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: Muschamp's last stand?

After an outstanding 2012 campaign that resulted in a trip to the Sugar Bowl, the Florida Gators' expectations were sky-high to repeat or even improve upon their success last season.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.