Tim Lincecum was tagged for 11 hits and 7 runs, including 3 homers, but the Giants came all the way back to beat the Kansas City Royals 13-9 on Sunday.
Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes hit his first home run of spring training, but the Seattle Mariners rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to beat a split-squad of Athletics on Sunday.
Yan Gomes hit two home runs to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 12-11 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. The teams combined for seven home runs.
Jed Lowrie hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in a nine-run first inning off Jose Quintana and Sam Fuld added a two-run triple, starting the Oakland Athletics to a 16-6 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.
Tim Lincecum, a two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, allowed seven hits and five runs in 5 1-3 innings in his fourth start.
The Oakland Athletics scratched left-hander Scott Kazmir from their spring game against the Chicago Cubs on Monday due to left triceps stiffness. Brandon Moss and Nick Punto then had two hits apiece as Oakland went on to a 6-2 victory over the Cubs’ split-squad.
Dan Straily worked four promising innings, Derek Norris and Michael Taylor homered and the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals played to a 9-9 tie in nine innings Friday.
Giants opening-day starter Madison Bumgarner pitched five stellar innings and Hunter Pence hit a pair of solo homers, pacing the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 victory over a Colorado Rockies split-squad on Friday.
Jed Lowrie’s bases-loaded double in a four-run fourth inning propelled the Oakland A’s to a 10-5 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night.
Ryan Vogelsong tinkered with his mechanics and it seemed to throw him out of whack, so the San Francisco Giants right-hander reverted to his longstanding delivery.