John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training GamesMadden said he won't be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.
9 Tweets That Capture Will Ferrell's Brief Career As An Oakland AthleticThe Oakland A’s spring training routine got a jolt Thursday from comedian Will Ferrell and his attempt to play in 10 positions for 10 teams in five different Cactus League games in one day.
Kazmir Sharp, A’s Defeat Giants In ExhibitionScott Kazmir pitched two-hit ball into the sixth inning, Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Thursday night.
Giants Defeat Rockies, Wrap Up Spring Training In ArizonaJorge De La Rosa tuned up for his opening-day start with six shutout innings for the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, but Hector Sanchez hit a game-ending two-run homer to give the San Francisco Giants an 8-6 win.
Bumgarner Ends Spring With 1.19 ERA, Giants Top Brewers In Cactus LeagueSan Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner extended his Cactus League scoreless streak to 21 1-3 straight innings and retired 13 of the first 14 batters before Khris Davis hit a long home run to left-center in the fifth.
Giants Lose Cactus League Home Run Derby Vs. Cleveland 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.
Lowrie Hits 3-Run Homer; A's Rout White Sox In Cactus LeagueJed 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.
Lincecum Allows 5 Runs, Giants Lose To Angels In Cactus LeagueTim Lincecum, a two-time NL Cy Young Award winner, allowed seven hits and five runs in 5 1-3 innings in his fourth start.
Kazmir Scratched With Triceps Stiffness, A’s Top Cubs In Cactus LeagueThe 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.
Straily Pitches 4 Solid For A's In 9-9 Tie With RoyalsDan 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.
Bumgarner Pitches 5 Scoreless Innings For GiantsGiants 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.
Lowrie's Double Propels A's Past Rockies In Cactus League 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.
Vogelsong Solid, Giants Tie Rangers In Cactus LeagueRyan 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.
Lincecum Solid Into 5th, Giants Defeat White Sox In Cactus LeagueTim 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.
Kazmir Stays Strong In Spring, A’s Fall To Royals In Cactus LeagueScott 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.