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W:D.Otero(1-0) L:J.Russell(1-2) S:G.Balfour (20)
HR: CHC- A.Soriano (10) OAK- C.Young (8), J.Donaldson (14), D.Norris (4)



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Tony Randazzo; First, Larry Vanover; Second, Brian Gorman; Third, Manny Gonzalez;
- Luis Valbuena struck out looking. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 1st
- Coco Crisp flied out to center. None on with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
- Jed Lowrie grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Yoenis Cespedes singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson two-out, two-run Home Run (14) to left scored Yoenis Cespedes. Nate Freiman due up.
- Nate Freiman flied out to right to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Alfonso Soriano lined out to right. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo lined out to second. None on with two outs and Dioner Navarro due up.
- Dioner Navarro doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 2nd
- Chris Young lead-off Home Run (8) to left. Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick flied out to center. None on with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris singled to third. Runner on first with one out and Adam Rosales due up.
- Adam Rosales singled to left. On the play, Derek Norris advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Coco Crisp due up.
- Coco Crisp grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. Adam Rosales out at second and Derek Norris advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Jed Lowrie due up.
- Coco Crisp stole second. Runners on second and third with two outs and Jed Lowrie at the plate.
- Jed Lowrie struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Darwin Barney fouled out to first. None on with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo struck out looking. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 3rd
- Yoenis Cespedes flied out to left. None on with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson popped out to short. None on with two outs and Nate Freiman due up.
- Nate Freiman singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Young due up.
- Chris Young struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Starlin Castro infield single to short. Runner on first with none out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz infield single to second. On the play, Starlin Castro advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Nate Schierholtz advances to second and Starlin Castro advances to third on a wild pitch. Runners on second and third and with none out and Alfonso Soriano at the plate.
- Alfonso Soriano none-out, three-run Home Run (10) to center scored Starlin Castro and Nate Schierholtz. Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo walked. Runner on first with none out and Dioner Navarro due up.
- Dioner Navarro struck out looking. Runner on first with one out and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic singled to right. On the play, Anthony Rizzo advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney sacrifice fly scored Anthony Rizzo with two out. Runner on first with Welington Castillo due up.
- Brian Bogusevic advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and Welington Castillo at the plate.
- Welington Castillo single scored Brian Bogusevic with two out. Runner on first and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena singled to right. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro flied out to right to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 4th
- Josh Reddick grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Carlos Villanueva enters the game for the Cubs with one out.
- Derek Norris walked. Runner on first with one out and Adam Rosales due up.
- Eric Sogard is pinch-hitting for Adam Rosales.
- Eric Sogard doubles on a pop up to left fielder Alfonso Soriano, deflected by shortstop Starlin Castro. On the play, Derek Norris advances to third. Runners on second and third with one out and Coco Crisp due up.
- Coco Crisp single scored Derek Norris and Eric Sogard with one out. Runner on first with Jed Lowrie due up.
- Jed Lowrie popped out to short. Runner on first with two outs and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Coco Crisp picked off and caught stealing second from pitcher to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Defensive switch from second base to shortstop for Jed Lowrie.
- Eric Sogard remains in the game playing second base, batting 9th.
- Nate Schierholtz grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano flied out to center. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo popped out to third to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 5th
- Yoenis Cespedes grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Nate Freiman due up.
- Nate Freiman singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Young due up.
- Chris Young fouled out to short to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Dioner Navarro singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic singled to center. On the play, Dioner Navarro advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney popped out to second. Runners on first and second and with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo double scored Dioner Navarro and Brian Bogusevic with one out. On the play, Castillo was tagged out at second from center to second to catcher to third. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Jerry Blevins enters the game for the Athletics with two out.
- Luis Valbuena singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out looking to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 6th
- Josh Reddick flied out to left. None on with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Eric Sogard due up.
- Eric Sogard fouled out to third to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Nate Schierholtz struck out swinging. None on with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano popped out to third. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 7th
- Blake Parker starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Coco Crisp popped out to third. None on with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
- Jed Lowrie popped out to short. None on with two outs and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Yoenis Cespedes struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Dan Otero starts the inning for the Athletics.
- Dioner Navarro singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Dioner Navarro out at second. Runner on first with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney infield single to pitcher. On the play, Brian Bogusevic advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Darwin Barney out at second to end the inning.

Oakland Bottom 8th
- Josh Donaldson singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Nate Freiman due up.
- Nate Freiman flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Chris Young due up.
- Chris Young popped out to pitcher. Runner on first with two outs and Josh Reddick due up.
- James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with a runner on first and two out.
- Josh Reddick walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris two-out, three-run Home Run (4) to center scored Josh Donaldson and Josh Reddick. Eric Sogard due up.
- Eric Sogard fouled out to catcher to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Grant Balfour starts the inning for the Athletics.
- Brandon Moss replaces Nate Freiman playing first base, batting 5th.
- Luis Valbuena walked. Runner on first with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out swinging. On the play, Luis Valbuena caught stealing second from catcher to second. None on with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz grounded out second to first to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 7, Oakland 8


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: D.Otero (1-0); LP:J.Russell (1-2); S:G.Balfour (20).

Chicago Cubs 7, Oakland 8

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