A's Major League Spring Photo Gallery 1
Sean Gallagher got the start.
Sean Gallagher got the start.
Senior Editor
Posted Mar 18, 2009


On Tuesday, March 17th, the Oakland A's took on a split-squad of the Arizona Diamondbacks in a spring game at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The A's brought out the big bats, gliding to an 11-3 win. We have photos from before and during the game inside...

All Photos by Chris Lockard/Scout.com

On Tuesday, the Oakland A's beat a split-squad Arizona Diamondbacks' team by a score of 11-3. Sean Gallagher got the start for Oakland and he boosted his chances of being in the A's Opening Day rotation with four scoreless innings. Prospect Vince Mazzaro ran into his first difficulties of the spring, as he allowed three runs and four walks in 2.1 innings. Those were the first runs that he had allowed all spring. He had only walked one in his previous outings.

At the plate, the A's young hitters had an impressive game. Aaron Cunningham hit a long homerun to center, while Cliff Pennington hit a double and a triple and catcher Josh Donaldson hit an opposite-field triple.

Below are photos from before and during the game.



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Bobby Crosby throws across the diamond.
Gio Gonzalez.
Gregorio Petit makes the throw.
Matt Holliday chats with Bob Geren.
Jerry Blevins signs for the fans.
Mark Ellis works on turning two.
Nomar Garciaparra in infield practice.
Orlando Cabrera plays catch.
Sean Gallagher warms up.
Trevor Cahill observes from the dugout.
Sacramento Mgr. Tony DeFrancesco.
Justin Upton connects on a long flyout.
Orlando Cabrera connects on a single.
Jack Cust takes a big cut.
Max Scherzer lasted only two-thirds of an inning.
John Hester reaches for an errant throw that scored two.
Jack Hannahan hits an RBI single.
Sean Gallagher tossed four scoreless frames.
Gregorio Petit turns two.
Brett Anderson hangs out in the dugout.
Nomar Garciaparra connects on a hit.
Cyle Hankerd drops a flyball that was ruled a single.
ESPN's Peter Gammons was at the game.
Nomar Garciaparra makes a twisting catch.
Russ Springer tossed a scoreless inning.
Kurt Suzuki hits a double.
Gregorio Petit collects a hit.
Corey Wimberly follows through on a swing.
Vince Mazzaro warms up.
Mazzaro makes the throw to first.
Josh Donaldson reaches unsuccessfully for the base-runner.
Gregorio Petit makes the throw from third.
Corey Wimberly makes a running catch.
Cliff Pennington hits a double.
Outfielder Matt Carson.
Josh Donaldson connects on a triple.
Josh Donaldson slides into third on his triple.
Aaron Cunningham crushes a homer to center.
Sean Doolittle follows through on a swing.
Chris Schroder warms up. He threw one inning.
Cliff Pennington slides into third on his triple.
Brad Kilby finished off the 11-3 win.

Bobby Crosby throws across the diamond.
Gio Gonzalez.
Gregorio Petit makes the throw.
Matt Holliday chats with Bob Geren.
Jerry Blevins signs for the fans.
Mark Ellis works on turning two.
Nomar Garciaparra in infield practice.
Orlando Cabrera plays catch.
Sean Gallagher warms up.
Trevor Cahill observes from the dugout.
Sacramento Mgr. Tony DeFrancesco.
Justin Upton connects on a long flyout.
Orlando Cabrera connects on a single.
Jack Cust takes a big cut.
Max Scherzer lasted only two-thirds of an inning.
John Hester reaches for an errant throw that scored two.
Jack Hannahan hits an RBI single.
Sean Gallagher tossed four scoreless frames.
Gregorio Petit turns two.
Brett Anderson hangs out in the dugout.
Nomar Garciaparra connects on a hit.
Cyle Hankerd drops a flyball that was ruled a single.
ESPN's Peter Gammons was at the game.
Nomar Garciaparra makes a twisting catch.
Russ Springer tossed a scoreless inning.
Kurt Suzuki hits a double.
Gregorio Petit collects a hit.
Corey Wimberly follows through on a swing.
Vince Mazzaro warms up.
Mazzaro makes the throw to first.
Josh Donaldson reaches unsuccessfully for the base-runner.
Gregorio Petit makes the throw from third.
Corey Wimberly makes a running catch.
Cliff Pennington hits a double.
Outfielder Matt Carson.
Josh Donaldson connects on a triple.
Josh Donaldson slides into third on his triple.
Aaron Cunningham crushes a homer to center.
Sean Doolittle follows through on a swing.
Chris Schroder warms up. He threw one inning.
Cliff Pennington slides into third on his triple.
Brad Kilby finished off the 11-3 win.

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Bobby Crosby throws across the diamond. Gio Gonzalez. Gregorio Petit makes the throw. Matt Holliday chats with Bob Geren. Jerry Blevins signs for the fans. Mark Ellis works on turning two. Nomar Garciaparra in infield practice. Orlando Cabrera plays catch. Sean Gallagher warms up. Trevor Cahill observes from the dugout. Sacramento Mgr. Tony DeFrancesco. Justin Upton connects on a long flyout. Orlando Cabrera connects on a single. Jack Cust takes a big cut. Max Scherzer lasted only two-thirds of an inning. John Hester reaches for an errant throw that scored two. Jack Hannahan hits an RBI single. Sean Gallagher tossed four scoreless frames. Gregorio Petit turns two. Brett Anderson hangs out in the dugout. Nomar Garciaparra connects on a hit. Cyle Hankerd drops a flyball that was ruled a single. ESPN's Peter Gammons was at the game. Nomar Garciaparra makes a twisting catch. Russ Springer tossed a scoreless inning. Kurt Suzuki hits a double. Gregorio Petit collects a hit. Corey Wimberly follows through on a swing. Vince Mazzaro warms up. Mazzaro makes the throw to first. Josh Donaldson reaches unsuccessfully for the base-runner. Gregorio Petit makes the throw from third. Corey Wimberly makes a running catch. Cliff Pennington hits a double. Outfielder Matt Carson. Josh Donaldson connects on a triple. Josh Donaldson slides into third on his triple. Aaron Cunningham crushes a homer to center. Sean Doolittle follows through on a swing. Chris Schroder warms up. He threw one inning. Cliff Pennington slides into third on his triple. Brad Kilby finished off the 11-3 win.



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