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    SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 09: Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto #47 of the San Francisco Giants delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies during the spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium on March 9, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

    San Francisco newcomer Johnny Cueto gave up five runs over 1 1-3 innings of his spring debut, and Carlos Gonzalez homered to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Giants 8-6 Wednesday.

    Cueto, who left the World Series champion Kansas City Royals and signed a six-year, $130 million free agent deal, faced nine batters and recorded four outs. He gave up Gonzalez's two-run homer, walked one and struck out two.

    Gerardo Parra drove in a pair of runs, Mark Reynolds tripled, singled and drove in a run and Nolan Arenado added an RBI single for the Rockies.

    Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford played in the field for the first time this spring. He also doubled.

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