Final in 10

Athletics 6

(10-12, 5-6 away)

Angels 5

(14-7, 6-4 home)

    3:05 PM ET, March 23, 2006

    Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, Arizona 

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    OAK 1310000001 6 - -
    LAA 1002020000 5 - -

    Oakland 6, Los Angeles 5 (10 innings)

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Vladimir Guerrero and Juan Rivera hit back-to-back homers off Dan Meyer, but the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 Thursday on Scott McClain's two-out single in the 10th inning.

    Guerrero's third homer of spring training carried completely out of Diablo Stadium.

    Meyer, a left-hander who went 2-8 with Triple-A Sacramento last season, allowed three runs in five innings in his second start this spring.

    Angels right-hander Ervin Santana was roughed up for the second consecutive outing, giving up seven hits, three walks and five runs in four innings. He struck out the side in the fourth.

    "I can't wait until they say, 'Play Ball," Santana joked, speaking of the upcoming season. "I got beat with my good stuff. Sometimes you have bad stuff and you put up a good game. Sometimes you have good stuff and you don't."

    Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Santana's problem was his control.

    "Ervin was behind on just about every hitter he faced," Scioscia said. "But he settled down."

    Angels second baseman Adam Kennedy was a late scratch because of an infected left knee. He is receiving antibiotics and is day to day.

    Oakland's Frank Thomas went 2-for-6 with two doubles and a sacrifice fly against major league pitching at the A's minor league complex. He faced right-handers Joe Blanton, Kirk Saarloos and Jay Witasick, and left-hander Joe Kennedy. Blanton was scratched from Thursday's scheduled start against the Angels and worked six innings.

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