Cubs top A’s in spring training opener
Willson Contreras started things off hot with a solo shot in the second inning to put the Cubs on the board. Kris Bryant’s two-run RBI extended the lead, and the Cubs never looked back in a 12-2 win over Oakland.
The Cubs will play the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday at 2:05 p.m. CST on Marquee Sports Network.
Here’s some of the best moments on and off the diamond in Mesa:
- Contreras’ home run and first hit of the game
- Bryant’s single plates a pair
- Mark Grace really loves his Tootsie Rolls
- Mic’d up: Rizzo talks first three innings
- Jed Hoyer to Ross: ‘Lou Gehrig you are not’
- Carlos Asuaje and Zack Short connect for defensive gem
- Trent Giambrone’s three-run home run in the eighth inning