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  • Oakland Athletics pitcher Ryan Cook pitches against the Minnesota Twins in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 in Minneapolis. The Twins won 4-3, with Cook taking the loss. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

John Jaso will be behind the plate for to day's split-squad game against the Brewers in Phoenix. It will be his first game catching since being hit by a pitch above the right elbow Wednesday. . . . Biggest hits of the A's seven-run third inning against Dodgers' ace Clayton Kershaw were, in order, an RBI single by Sam Fuld, a bases-loaded two-run single by Nick Punto that put the A's ahead for good at 3-2, a two-run double by Josh Reddick and a two-run Daric Barton single , , , Outfielder Billy Burns has stolen five bases in five tries the first week of the Cactus League season, including one Monday.

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