Originally written on Cub Reporter  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Rob Whitenack (rehabbing from June 2011 TJS) threw two innings (27 pitches) of shutout ball with three strikeouts, but Cuban LHPs Gerardo Concepcion and Frank del Valle allowed a combined seven runs on 10 hits, five walks, a HBP, and two wild pitches over the next six innings, as the Athletics defeated the Cubs 7-4 in Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #2 (AKA “Connie Mack Field”) at the Papago Sports Complex in Phoenix, AZ.   Here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only): CUBS LINEUP: 1. Shawon Dunston, Jr, CF: 1-4 (1B, 4-6 FC, F-9, L-4, SB)2. Anthony Giansanti, DH #1: 0-4 (K, K, F-8, P-3)3. Dan Vogelbach, 1B: 1-3 (BB, K, 2B, 4-3)4. Jeimer Candelario, 3B-DH: 1-3 (1-3, 2B, 5-3, R)5. Xavier Batista RF-DH: 1-3 (F-8, 1B, L-3, RBI)6. Wilson Contreras, DH-C: 1-3 (3-U, 5-4-3 DP, 2B, R)7. Danny Lockhart, 2B: 2-3 (1B, K, 2B, R)8. Wilfredo Petit, C-DH: 0-2 (F-7, 6-3, BB)9. Carlos Penalver, SS: 0-3 (K, 4-3, 5-4 FC, R)10. Garrett Schlecht, LF: 2-3 (1B, ...

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