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Lake hits 3 homers for Cubs

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PHOENIX -- Junior Lake hit three home runs -- his first of the spring -- on Sunday to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 10-6 victory over an Oakland Athletics split squad.

Luis Valbuena had a pair of homers for Chicago, giving him six in the Cactus League season. Mike Olt also homered for the Cubs.

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Jesse Chavez allowed two hits in the first five innings, extending a strong performance over the spring that moved him into the No. 3 spot in Oakland's rotation. A's manager Bob Melvin said before the game that Sonny Gray will start the opener against Cleveland on March 31.

But Chavez ran into big trouble in the sixth. Three consecutive hits, including Chris Coghlan's RBI double, got the Cubs on the board and Lake then homered to put the Cubs ahead 4-2. Valbuena hit his first on Chavez's next pitch.

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