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MLB: Oakland 1, Chicago Cubs 0

July 4, 2013 at 7:18 PM

OAKLAND, Calif., July 4 (UPI) -- Dan Straily pitched seven innings of one-hit, shutout baseball Thursday and Derek Norris scored the only run in the Oakland A's 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Straily (5-2) struck out six and walked three. Ryan Cook pitched one inning of no-hit relief and Grant Balfour picked up his 21st save for Oakland.

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Cubs starter Travis Wood pitched six shutout innings, allowing three hits and one walk and striking out five.

Matt Guerrier (2-4) took the loss in relief. He gave up a two-out walk in the seventh to Derek Norris, who took third on a single by Seth Smith and then scored on a passed ball.

The Cubs had two runners on base in the ninth but failed to score.

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