Durham, Ellison have RBIs in finale

Durham, Ellison have RBIs in spring finale

ATHLETICS 5, GIANTS 3
at San Francisco
Sunday, April 2

Giants at the plate: Ray Durham tripled in a run in the fourth, while Jason Ellison had an RBI single and Lance Niekro an RBI on a groundout.

A's at the plate: Mark Kotsay drove in a pair of runs with two singles, while Dan Johnson rapped two hits with an RBI and Mark Ellis and catcher Jason Kendall drove runs home.

Giants on the mound: Starter Jamey Wright (1-1) gave up seven hits and five earned runs over six frames, the A's rocking him for four fourth-inning runs on five singles.

A's on the mound: Winner Joe Blanton (2-3) yielded three runs over six innings, allowing six hits.

Rich Draper is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.