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Giants' Tim Lincecum struggles in 1st start of spring; San Francisco and Dodgers tie 8-8

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    San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Glendale. Ariz. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum walks to the dugout after being pulled from the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Glendale. Ariz. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Dodgers' Tim Federowicz, left, scores on a double by Skip Schumaker as San Francisco Giants catcher Guillermo Quiroz, right, bobbles the throw during the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Glendale. Ariz. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    San Francisco Giants center fielder Andres Torres makes a diving attempt at a fly ball from Los Angeles Dodgers' Skip Schumaker during the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Glendale. Ariz. Schumaker got a double on the play. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Dodgers' Mark Ellis, bottom left, scores on a double by Jeremy Moore as San Francisco Giants catcher Guillermo Quiroz (12) catches a high throw as starting pitcher Tim Lincecum, right, watches during the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Glendale. Ariz. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)The Associated Press

Tim Lincecum struggled in his first start of spring training, giving up three runs and failing to get through two innings Tuesday for the San Francisco Giants in an 8-8 tie with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Josh Beckett struck out three in two scoreless innings for Los Angeles.

Coming off a season in which he faltered as a starter but thrived out of the bullpen during the Giants' run to a World Series title, the two-time CY Young Award winner with a new closely-cropped hairdo allowed four hits in 1 1-3 innings.

San Francisco designated hitter Brett Pill had two home runs, including a two-run shot off Gregory Infante in the ninth inning. He also hit a solo homer in the fourth inning.