ChiCub 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 4 1 11
Ana 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Date of game: 2/23/2013

Recap: LA Angels vs. Chicago Cubs

Tempe, AZ (Sports Network) - Brett Jackson tripled twice and Luis Valbuena homered in the second inning to help the Chicago Cubs cruise past the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 11-2, on Saturday in spring training action.

Chicago starter Travis Wood picked up the win, allowing one hit and striking out two batters over two innings. The Cubs used a five-run third inning to take control of the contest, while the team's remaining pitchers threw seven innings of scoreless baseball.

Erick Aybar and Hank Conger each knocked in a run in the first inning, and reliever Nick Maronde picked up the loss, allowing three runs and two hits.

Game Notes

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