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PHOENIX (AP) -- Max Scherzer recorded just two outs in a rough spring debut for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Scherzer allowed five runs, one earned, and three hits as an Arizona split squad lost 11-3 to the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday. The right-hander also committed a costly throwing error on a comebacker in the first inning.
Scherzer, the Diamondbacks' No. 5 starter, had been out with a sore shoulder.
Sean Gallagher pitched four scoreless innings for Oakland. He allowed three hits, struck out two and walked one.