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Mesa,  AZ (SportsNetwork.com)  - Ian Stewart's leadoff homer sparked a six-run 
rally  in the ninth  inning that lifted the Angels to an 8-4 win over the Cub
on Tuesday. 

Grant Green followed Stewart's first home run of spring training with a triple 
and  Collin  Cowgill knocked him in  with a double. Shawn O'Malley, Abel Baker 
and Stewart knocked in the other four runs with singles. 

Five of the runs were charged to Alberto Cabrera, who got just one out. 

Raul Ibanez also hit a solo homer for the Angels and Stewart ended 3-for-5. 

Brandon Lyon went just 1 1/3 innings for the Angels, giving up two runs, while 
Cubs  starter Tsuyoshi  Wada threw four frames, striking out four and allowing 
two runs. 

Junior Lake homered for Chicago. 


Peoria,  AZ  (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs rallied for three runs in 
the top of the ninth inning to force a 5-5 tie against the San Diego Padres on 
Tuesday in spring training action. 

With  the Cubs  trailing by three to  start the ninth, Dustin Geiger stroked a 
one-out  RBI  single to get  Chicago within  one before Clint Moore's fielding 
error two batters later allowed Emilio Bonifacio and Geiger to score. 

Rubi  Silva and  Ryan Kalish  recorded an  RBI apiece  for the Cubs, who  saw 
starter  C.J. Edwards allow three runs on four hits and three walks over 2 2/3 

Gabriel  Quintana and  Rene Rivera  each drove  in two  runs, while  San Diego 
starter Andrew Cashner allowed an unearned run on two hits over three frames. 

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