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Gallardo outlasts Lincecum, Brewers win 7-4

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Yovani Gallardo outlasted Tim Lincecum in a matchup of opening day starters and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Sunday.

   Gallardo, slated to start at home against World Series champion St. Louis on Friday, pitched 5 2-3 innings. He allowed four runs and eight hits while walking one and striking out seven. He gave up a three-run homer to Brandon Crawford in the second.

   Lincecum, who will pitch at Arizona on Friday, gave up six runs and eight hits in 4 2-3 innings. He walked one and struck out four.

   The two-time Cy Young Award winner gave up a pair of doubles to Rickie Weeks and also hit Weeks with a pitch. Ryan Braun had a two-run double off Lincecum in a three-run fifth.

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