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ALL THAT'S HURT ARE BROWNING'S EGO AND ERA

The best thing to say about Tom Browning's first outing of the spring is that his bones did not break.

But a discouraging cluster of hits, walks and runs accompanied the left-hander's first appearance against major league hitters since his arm snapped while delivering a pitch last May.The 34-year-old Browning - 120-87 with a 3.91 earned run average in 10 years with Cincinnati - was signed by Kansas City last week to a Triple-A contract. He went one inning Friday, allowing the first seven batters to reach base in a 13-0 exhibition loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, who bombed him for four hits and five runs.

The Cardinals' Tim Hulett drove in six runs with a single, two doubles and a triple as the Cardinals pounded six pitchers for 17 hits.

Left-hander Danny Jackson, signed as a free agent over the winter, went the first 22/3 innings for the Cardinals and gave up three hits, two walks and struck out four.

Dodgers 6, Yankees 1

At Vero Beach, Fla., knuckleballer Tom Candiotti and four relievers limited the New York Yankees to three singles as Los Angeles got its second straight outstanding pitching performance.

Reds 7, Tigers 2

At Plant City, Fla., Ron Gant got his first hit in more than a year, highlighting Cincinnati's home exhibition opener with an RBI single.

Phillies 7, Pirates 6

At Clearwater, Fla., Rick Holifield's RBI grounder scored Dave Gallagher with the winning run in the ninth inning for Philadelphia.

Expos 7, Braves 1

At West Palm Beach, Fla., Tom Glavine, expected to be Atlanta's opening-day starter, gave up two runs on four hits in three innings and was charged with the loss in Montreal's victory. He walked none and struck out one.

Twins 6, Red Sox 1

At Fort Myers, Fla., Scott Erickson got the leadoff hitter to pop up, and the center fielder dropped it. He got the second batter to hit a double play ball, and the second baseman threw it into the dugout. Erickson then struck out five of the next 10 Boston batters as the Twins overcame five errors.

Astros 12, Indians 8

At Kissimmee, Fla., Luis Gonzalez drove in three runs and Brian Hunter hit a bases-loaded double in Houston's victory as the Astros and Indians combined for 24 hits, including a three-run homer by Cleveland's Carlos Baerga.

Blue Jays 9, Orioles 6

At Dunedin, Fla., Shawn Green and Tilson Brito both homered as Toronto outslugged Baltimore.

Rangers 14, White Sox 2

At Sarasota, Fla., Kevin Gross, making his first start for Texas, pitched three hitless innings in the Rangers' romp over the White Sox. Gross signed a two-year contract after pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers last season.

Cubs 7, Mariners 4

At Mesa, Ariz., center fielder Brian McRae hit his first National League home run in the Cubs' win over Seattle.

Rockies 8, Angels 6

At Tucson, Ariz., Eric Young had two doubles and a triple and Pedro Castellano hit a three-run homer and a sacrifice fly to power Colorado to victory. Andres Galarraga also had a three-run homer for the Rockies.

Marlins 8, Mets 4

At Viera, Fla., Andre Dawson highlighted his Florida debut with a double, scoring a run in the Marlins' victory.

Athletics 12, Brewers 6

At Chandler, Ariz., Jason Giambi, Mike Bordick and Jose Herrera each had three hits as Oakland spoiled the Brewers' Compadre Stadium home exhibition opener.