Geer hit hard as Padres fall to A's
Starter gives up four runs, three homers in two innings of work
A'S 15, PADRES 6
at Peoria, Ariz.
Saturday, March 7
Padres at the plate: David Eckstein had a double in his first at-bat, an RBI single and then a sacrifice fly. Brian Giles, playing for the first time in a week because of a strained left quadriceps, had an RBI single in the third inning. Leadoff hitter Will Venable had two singles and drove in a run. Kevin Kouzmanoff had a hit in two at-bats with an RBI.
Corey Brock is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.