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.
Tim Lincecum pitched 4 1-3 effective innings, and the Giants rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Scott Kazmir silenced the Royals for four innings in his second start of the spring. He has not allowed a run and only three hits over seven innings. He has five strikeouts.
Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and Juan Uribe added a solo shot in the first inning off Oakland’s Jarrod Parker as the Los Angeles Dodgers and A’s played to an 8-all tie Monday.
The right-hander, who will be the Giants’ No. 2 starter behind left-hander Madison Bumgarner during the regular season, threw 59 pitches and struck out seven.