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Brett Anderson throws two scoreless innings in first spring outing

Brett Anderson throws two scoreless innings in first spring outing

You take the first step, then a second, and you see where it takes you. Or in the case of a pitcher, the first throw. Brett Anderson had not been in a competitive baseball situation since Aug. 5, when his back called and surgery answered. But the Dodgers signed the left-hander in the off-season to a one-year deal for $10 million and dubbed him their No. 5 starter. Monday, the Dodgers got their first look at Anderson in a game, and as first steps go, it worked out just fine. Anderson threw two scoreless innings, holding the Giants to one hit in an exhibition game that ended in a 5-5 tie at Scottsdale Stadium. The Dodgers are now 4-1-2 on the spring. Anderson did not walk a batter...

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