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    PHOENIX (AP) - Even in the spring, Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Aaron Harang appreciates a quick out.

    "I'd like to thank that guy for swinging at the first pitch," said Harang, who allowed two runs in the Dodgers' 3-3, nine-inning tie against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. "One pitch, fly ball to left, always makes things a lot easier."

    After getting two outs, Harang gave up a two-run double to Josh Reddick that scored Kurt Suzuki and Chris Carter. He then retired the final four batters he faced.

    "If you look at my track record it's pretty much the same thing," said Harang, who signed a two-year, $12 million contract with Los Angeles after going 14-7 and posting a career-low 3.64 ERA last year for San Diego. "I'm not concerned about it."

    Harang has been limited slightly this spring, at least in non-pitching activities, with soreness in his right foot unrelated to the injury he had in the same foot a year ago.

    "Physically I felt fine," Harang said. "Sometimes you get those days where you feel really sharp in the pen and then you get out there and everything's staying over the middle of the plate. But everything felt nice and easy."

    Right-hander Tyson Ross, yet another of Oakland's young, largely unproven arms, had few such issues during his three-inning stint.

    Ross, who was 3-3 with a 2.75 ERA in nine games and six starts for the A's last season, allowed just one hit and walked one while striking out two in his second start of the spring.

    "It was good to see him respond, give us three innings and do some good things," A's manager Bob Melvin said. "His velocity looked to be better."

    NOTES: Oakland OF Yoenis Cespedes went 4 for 5 with a home run in a simulated game earlier Wednesday. Melvin said Cespedes could be in the A's lineup as early as this weekend. . A's 1B Brandon Allen, who entered the game leading the majors with eight RBIs, went 0 for 3 with a strikeout. . Dodgers non-roster OF Cory Sullivan had three of Los Angeles' four hits. . Los Angeles scored two runs without a hit in the fourth on four walks and two RBI groundouts. . The Dodgers were playing their first game away from their Camelback Ranch home. . Oakland DH Manny Ramirez was scratched 20 minutes before the first pitch with stiffness in his back experienced while getting some extra at-bats in a simulated game. Ramirez, who is hitless in his first five at-bats and has hit only one ball out of the infield, also will take Thursday off before returning to the lineup on Friday. ... Carter took Ramirez's place and went 1 for 4. . Dodgers 2B Dee Gordon was given the day off after starting the past two days.

     
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    Los Angeles Dodgers
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Jerry Hairston Jr., SS2000101 .250
        Luis Cruz, SS2000002 .000
    Tony Gwynn Jr., CF1100210 .333
        Matt Angle, CF1000001 .000
    Jerry Sands, RF2100111 .000
        Scott Van Slyke, RF1000001 .200
    James Loney, 1B1000200 .333
        Matt Wallach, 1B1000000 .000
    Russ Mitchell, 3B3001002 .000
        Jeff Baisley, 3B1000000 .200
    Adam Kennedy, 2B3001001 .000
        Alex Castellanos, 2B1000000 .333
    A.J. Ellis, C2000111 .250
        Gorman Erickson, C1000000 .000
    Ivan De Jesus Jr., DH2110102 .400
       a- Trent Oeltjen, PH-DH1000010 .250
    Cory Sullivan, LF4031010 .600
    Totals2934385  
    a-struck out for De Jesus in the 9th
    Batting
    2B - Cory Sullivan (1, Wagner)
    RBI - Russ Mitchell (2), Adam Kennedy (1), Cory Sullivan (2)
    SB - Tony Gwynn Jr. (2, 3rd base off Miller/Suzuki)
    Team LOB - 7
    Fielding
    DP - Erickson-Baisley
    Los Angeles Dodgers
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Aaron Harang 2422000 9.00
    Chris Withrow 2111110 4.50
    Kenley Jansen 1000010 0.00
    Scott Elbert 1100110 0.00
    Javy Guerra 1000210 0.00
    Alberto Castillo 1000010 0.00
    Will Savage 1200010 0.00
    HBP - Timmons (by Chris Withrow), Horton (by Alberto Castillo)
    WP - Chris Withrow 2 (2)
    Pitches-Strikes - Aaron Harang 10-10, Chris Withrow 16-10, Kenley Jansen 5-5, Scott Elbert 10-6, Javy Guerra 12-4, Alberto Castillo 6-5, Will Savage 7-7
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Aaron Harang 1-5, Chris Withrow 5-1, Alberto Castillo 1-1, Will Savage 1-1
    Batters Faced - Aaron Harang 10, Chris Withrow 10, Kenley Jansen 3, Scott Elbert 5, Javy Guerra 4, Alberto Castillo 4, Will Savage 5
    Oakland Athletics
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Coco Crisp, CF3011000 .273
        Cedric Hunter, CF2010012 .250
    Eric Sogard, 3B3000203 .300
    Kurt Suzuki, C3110000 .300
        Derek Norris, C2010001 .286
    Chris Carter, DH4110123 .357
    Josh Reddick, RF4012013 .500
        Jason Pridie, RF1000002 .143
    Cliff Pennington, SS3010000 .333
        Josh Horton, SS0000000 .167
    Brandon Allen, 1B3000012 .364
        Kila Ka'aihue, 1B1000001 .182
    Michael Taylor, LF3100112 .214
    Wes Timmons, 2B3010001 .353
    Totals3538346  
    Batting
    2B - Kurt Suzuki (1, Harang), Josh Reddick (1, Harang)
    RBI - Coco Crisp (2), Josh Reddick 2 (4)
    2-OUT RBI - Coco Crisp (1), Josh Reddick 2 (2)
    CS - Eric Sogard (1, 3rd base by Guerra/Erickson)
    Team LOB - 11
    Fielding
    DP - Pennington-Timmons-Allen, Sogard-Timmons-Allen, Sogard-Timmons-Allen
    E - Cliff Pennington (3, Throwing)
    Oakland Athletics
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Tyson Ross 3100120 2.25
    Jim Miller (BS,1) 1022400 9.00
    Brian Fuentes (H,2) 1000210 4.50
    Fautino De Los Santos (H,1) 1000110 3.86
    Neil Wagner (BS,1) 1211000 9.00
    Edgar Gonzalez 2100010 15.00
    WP - Fautino De Los Santos (1)
    Pitches-Strikes - Tyson Ross 18-14, Jim Miller 19-3, Brian Fuentes 12-4, Fautino De Los Santos 10-5, Neil Wagner 5-5, Edgar Gonzalez 9-9
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Tyson Ross 6-0, Jim Miller 3-0, Brian Fuentes 1-0, Fautino De Los Santos 1-1, Neil Wagner 1-2, Edgar Gonzalez 1-4
    Batters Faced - Tyson Ross 10, Jim Miller 7, Brian Fuentes 4, Fautino De Los Santos 4, Neil Wagner 5, Edgar Gonzalez 7
    Game Information
    Attendance - 3583
    Game Time - 3:02
    Temperature - 60
    Umpires - Home - Tim McClelland, First Base - Dale Scott, Second Base - Brian Gorman, Third Base - Jim Joyce