at Scottsdale, Ariz.
Friday, March 7 A's at the plate: Rob Bowen's leadoff seventh-inning homer against Merkin Valdez broke a 1-1 tie. Dan Johnson also homered in the second inning. Giants at the plate: With two outs in the seventh inning, Eugenio Velez singled and Nate Schierholtz homered to erase a 2-1 deficit and help the Giants end a four-game losing streak. Rajai Davis grounded an opposite-field double to right to score Dan Ortmeier in the second inning.
In San Francisco's games, right-hander Brad Hennessey will face the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Tempe, Ariz., while left-hander Jonathan Sanchez opposes the Chicago White Sox at Tucson, Ariz.
Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.Less