Posts Tagged Mesa

Cubs flex power muscles in win over White Sox

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Facing his former team, Jeff Samardzija gave up two-run homers to Jorge Soler and Chris Coghlan and solo shots to Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo as the White Sox lost 6-3 to the crosstown-rival Chicago Cubs on Friday.

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Ranuado goes 6 in Rangers’ 7-6 loss to A’s

Texas Rangers right fielder Nate Schierholtz can't make the catch on a foul ball hit by Oakland Athletics' Luke Carlin in the second inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game Friday, March 27, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony Ranaudo pitched six solid innings and Elvis Andrus, Jake Smolinski and Chris Gimenez each drove in runs for Texas before the Oakland Athletics rallied in the ninth for a 7-6 victory Friday over the Rangers.

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Butler, Vogt homer in A’s 14-2 win over Cubs

Chicago Cubs' Edwin Jackson, left, speaks with catcher Miguel Montero in the third inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Edwin Jackson might have had a better day if he never found his way to work.

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Sun Devils fire coach Herb Sendek after 9 seasons

In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, Arizona State head coach Herb Sendek reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State has fired coach Herb Sendek, Tuesday, March 24, 2015,  after nine seasons as coach. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Herb Sendek was admired for his intellect, basketball and otherwise, for his straightforward manner and the class with which he treated people.

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