Chicago 12, Oakland 8

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Joe Borchard hit his fifth homer of spring
training and helped the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland
Athletics 12-8 Monday, ending a four-game losing skid.

Jon Garland gave up a single and a home run to the first two
batters he faced in his first start since being hit on the right
biceps by a grounder Wednesday. He allowed five runs and nine hits
in six innings.

"His sinker was not working. It was flat," Chicago manager
Ozzie Guillen said. "He battled but he didn't have one of his best
pitches working for him."

Dan Haren, being counted on to fill one of the spots in
Oakland's rotation vacated by Tim Hudson and Mark Mulder, allowed
seven runs and nine hits over 5 2-3 innings.

Borchard homered off Huston Street in the eighth inning, a
two-run shot.

Notes:@ White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle will make his first start
since injuring his foot last week shagging fly balls on Tuesday
against Colorado.