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Glendale,  AZ (SportsNetwork.com)  - Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer during a 
nine-run  first inning Tuesday and the Oakland Athletics cruised to a 16-6 win 
over the Chicago White Sox in spring training. 

The A's sent 15 batters to the plate in the first inning. Nine faced White So
starter  Jose Quintana, who failed to get an out and was charged with all nine 
runs on seven hits and two walks. 

Michael  Taylor, Daric  Barton, Jake Elmore, Sam Fuld and Coco Crisp delivered 
five  consecutive  RBI hits in the  rally. Taylor finished the game with three 
runs batted in. 

Conor  Gillaspie  and Tyler Flowers hit  solo homers off Oakland starter Jesse 
Chavez, who went 4 2/3 innings. Chavez allowed six hits and two walks with two 
strikeouts. 

 
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