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A's Rally To Knock Off Cubs

Last updated on Wednesday, July 3, 2013

(Oakland, CA) - In Major Baseball, League The Oakland A’s rallied in the eighth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 at the Coliseum in Oakland.

Derek Norris hit a three-run homer with two-outs in the eighth in giving the A's the win and a half game lead for first place in the AL west.

Josh Donaldson homered for the second straight day and finished with two-hits and two-RBIs.

Alfonso Soriano tied the game in the third inning with a three-run homer.

Welington Castillo gave Chicago a two-run cushion in the sixth with a two-run double and finished two-hits and three-RBIs.

Dioner Navarro went 3-4 and scored a run for the Cubs.

Chicago is 35-46 and play in Oakland tonight 10:05.

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