{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"content":["spring_training" ] }

Narveson impressive against A's

Narveson impressive against A's

|
BREWERS 5, A's 2
at Phoenix
Sunday, March 9

Brewers at the plate: Cole Gillespie hit a three-run, eighth-inning homer. Tony Gwynn Jr. has had a slow start this spring, but he had singles in his first two at-bats, including a neat bunt to third leading off the third inning. He has six hits overall and went 2-for-4.

A's at the plate: Donnie Murphy singled, stole second and scored on Travis Buck's two-out, fifth-inning single. Murphy also had a second-inning double. They had four hits through seven innings.

Brewers on the mound: Left-hander Chris Narveson sailed through the first four scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a walk, while striking out a pair.

A's on the mound: After a bit of a rough start, right-hander Joe Blanton worked five innings, allowing one run on three hits and three walks. He whiffed five, all of those strikeouts coming in the last nine batters he faced. Reliever Dan Meyer allowed the homer to Gillespie.

Cactus League records: Brewers 7-4; A's 8-4.

Up next: The Brewers play the National League Central-rival Cubs at Maryvale Baseball Park on Monday. It's their second game against the Cubs, having defeated them, 10-6, at Mesa this past Tuesday. Milwaukee right-hander David Bush gets the start against Cubs lefty Rick Hill. The A's play the Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium in the second meeting of the spring between the two teams. The Angels won, 6-1, in Tempe this past Monday. Southpaw Dallas Braden is slated to go against Angels ace right-hander John Lackey.

Barry M. Bloom is a national reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{"content":["spring_training" ] }
{"content":["spring_training" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español