PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - San Diego Padres rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Athletics in Cactus League baseball this afternoon. Sonny Gray retired the first 11 in four scoreless innings and Jed Lowrie hit his first home run of the spring for Oakland. Gray allowed only Will Venable's ground single while striking out two with no walks in 45 pitches.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to acquire quarterback Blaine Gabbert from the Jacksonville Jaguars for a sixth-round draft pick. The 49ers have also released cornerback Carlos Rogers after three seasons. Kicker Phil Dawson announced on Twitter he had re-signed with the team.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a five-year contract with offensive lineman Rodger Saffold and have re-signed running back Darren McFadden to a one-year contract. A person with knowledge of the deal says McFadden will be paid $4 million under the deal agreed to at the start of free agency.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The U.S. Open could be headed back to Torrey Pines. USGA spokesman Joe Goode says the city council is expected to vote Monday on whether to host the 2021 U.S. Open. That would be 13 years after Tiger Woods won his third U.S. Open and 14th major in a 19-hole playoff over Rocco Mediate.
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