PHOENIX (AP) - Scott Kazmir pitched three scoreless innings in his debut for the Oakland Athletics in a 2-0 Cactus League victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Kazmir is a left-hander who signed a two-year, $22 million deal with the A's over the winter.
PHOENIX (AP) - Tyson Ross pitched hitless ball for the second straight start, helping the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 this afternoon. Competing for the No. 3 spot in the San Diego rotation, Ross struck out three in three innings and walked two. He has thrown five hitless innings in two starts.
TEMPE, ARIZ. (AP) - Los Angeles Angels lefty Hector Santiago kept up his push for a starting spot, pitching four shutout innings in a 3-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs in a split-squad game. In his second spring start, Santiago allowed only one hit and struck out five. He hasn't permitted an earned run in 6 2-3 innings this spring.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Colorado Rockies beat the other half of the Los Angeles Angels' split squad 7-2. Troy Tulowitzki (too-loh-WIT'-skee) hit two long home runs and Jorge De La Rosa improved in his second start.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Hanley Ramirez returned to the lineup and hit his first homer this spring, a two-run shot in the first inning that sent the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Texas Rangers 2-1. Ramirez was pulled in the sixth inning Thursday as a precaution after he was hit by a pitch in right triceps.
SEATTLE (AP) -No. 4 Stanford overcame its worst scoring first half of the season to knock off pesky Colorado 69-54 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 women's basketball tournament today. Chiney Ogwumike (ah-GWOO'-mih-kay) scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half.
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