Oakland Athletics Vs Chicago Cubs History
The Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have faced each other in interleague play since 1997.
The teams have played a total of 18 games against each other, with the Athletics winning 10 and the Cubs winning 8.
The first meeting between the two teams was in 1997 at Oakland Coliseum, with the Cubs winning the game 4-2.
The most recent meeting between the two teams was in 2019 at Wrigley Field, with the Athletics winning the game 11-4.
The Athletics and Cubs have played each other in a number of memorable games, including a 2001 matchup in which the Athletics overcame a 13-0 deficit to win 14-13.
Both teams have a strong fan base and are known for their passionate supporters.
The Athletics are known for their "Moneyball" philosophy, which emphasizes the use of advanced statistics to build a winning team on a budget.
The Cubs are known for their historic ballpark, Wrigley Field, and for their long-standing rivalry with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Despite not being in the same league, the Athletics and Cubs have developed a friendly interleague rivalry over the years, and their matchups are always eagerly anticipated by fans of both teams.