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Jeff Baker homered in the first for the Cubs. Oakland tied it on Davis' fifth-inning single and went ahead in the seventh on Mark Ellis' home run.
NOTES: Braden retired 14 of the final 15 batters he faced. ... Before drawing a key ninth-inning walk, Theriot was 0 for 4 with two strikeouts on the day a bobblehead in his likeness was given to fans. ... Cubs 3B Aramis Ramirez, on the DL with a sore left thumb, will start a rehab assignment Saturday at Class A Peoria. ... Back in his playing days, A's manager Bob Geren went 3 for 5 at Wrigley Field, including a homer off Dan Plesac on May 9, 1993. He joked that the tiny visiting clubhouse "builds team camaraderie."
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