03/11 17:50 CDT Gray sets down first 11; Padres beat A's 6-5
Gray sets down first 11; Padres beat A's 6-5
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) --- Sonny Gray retired the first 11 in four scoreless
innings and Jed Lowrie hit his first home run of the spring for Oakland on
Tuesday before the San Diego Padres rallied for a 6-5 victory over the
Gray allowed only Will Venable's ground single while striking out two with no
walks in 45 pitches. He was helped by Sam Fuld's sliding catch of Alexi
Amarista's liner to left in the third.
Lowrie's two-run shot to right off Ian Kennedy came in a three-run first. Coco
Crisp doubled twice and drove in a run and John Jaso added an RBI double for
Kennedy yielded four runs and eight hits, including four doubles, in four
Alex Dickerson hit a three-run homer off Philip Humber in a four-run seventh
for the Padres.