Originally written on Cub Reporter  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Javier Baez slugged a solo home run, singled, stole a base, and scored three runs, Jeimer Candelario ripped two RBI doubles, Eduardo Gonzalez singled and tripled, drove-in a run, and scored another, and Garrett Schlecht reached base four times on three walks and an RBI single, as the Cubs rallied for a run in the 8th and one in the 9th to edge the Athletics 7-6 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa, AZ. The game extended an extra half-inning so that Pete Levitt could throw a second inning. Manny Ramirez was the DH for the A’s, and made four Plate Appearances (batting once in each of the first four innings). Facing Tayler Scott, ManRam grounded out in the top of the 1st, popped out to 1st baseman Trevor Gtretzky in the 2nd, and walked on a 3-2 pitch in the top of the 3rd, and then he grounded out 4-3 versus James Pugliese in the top of the 4th. Scott started the game for the Cubs and did not have a good outing, allowing three ...
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