Mesa, AZ (Sports Network) - Brandon Allen hit a grand slam and drove in the
game-winning run in the ninth inning as Oakland took a 12-10 win over the
Chicago Cubs in Cactus League play.
Allen finished the game 2-for-5 with seven RBI and two runs scored while Josh
Reddick added an RBI and two runs scored for the Athletics. Brandon McCarthy
was touched for three runs -- two earned -- and four hits over three innings.
Adrian Cardenas hit a three-run triple as part of a five-run sixth innings for
the Cubs, while Darwin Barney drove in two in the loss. Rodrigo Lopez pitched
two perfect innings in the start.
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