Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Seth Smith stroked a two-run home run and
scored twice to help the Oakland Athletics earn an 11-6 triumph over the San
Diego Padres on Wednesday in spring training action.
Jemile Weeks led off the bottom of the first with a homer and finished with
two RBI and two runs scored, while Jed Lowrie also knocked in a pair of runs
for the A's, who finished with 14 hits.
Oakland starter Dan Straily earned the victory despite giving up two runs on
two hits and a walk over 1 1/3 frames.
Cody Ransom clubbed a two-run blast and Travis Buck added a pair of RBI and a
run scored for the Padres, who saw starter Eric Stults surrender four runs on
four hits and two walks in the first inning to absorb the loss.
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