Rosales hits pair of 2-run HRs, A's beat Cubs 12-6
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:38:38 GMT —
PHOENIX (AP) - Adam Rosales hit two-run homers in the seventh and eighth innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat a Chicago Cubs' split squad 12-6 Sunday.
Rosales homered off Jason Berken in the seventh for an 8-6 lead, then homered against Steve Perakilis to drive in the final two runs.
Chris Young hit a three-run homer in the first off Scott Baker, making his first start since elbow ligament-replacement surgery while with Minnesota last April 17.
Baker got one out and gave up three hits and two walks.
Josh Donaldson had a three-run homer in the third against Cory Wade.
Chicago's Dave Sappelt had a solo homer in the second off Tommy Milone, who allowed four runs and eight hits in 4 2-3 innings.