Brandon Hicks smashed a two-run homer off Clayton Kershaw on Sunday, powering the Giants to a 3-2 victory in their Cactus League tilt against the Giants.
Hicks finished the day 1-for-2 and also drew a pair of walks, including one with the bases loaded in the eighth to plate the game-winning run. The 28-year-old infielder is in camp competing for a bench job with the Giants.
Edwin Escobar pitched well in Sunday's Cactus League victory over the Dodgers, allowing just one run on one hit over three innings of work.
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The 21-year-old southpaw struggled a bit with his command though, walking four and failing to strike out a batter in the game. Manager Bruce Bochy came away impressed though, noting after the game that he's "knocking on the door" and could be the choice if the Giants need a replacement in their rotation.
Yasiel Puig went 1-for-3 with a double as the Dodgers fell to the Giants in Cactus League action on Sunday.
The dynamic young outfielder was making his return to the lineup after being away from the team for a few days to handle a personal matter. He's hitting just .200 (4-for-20) in the early going this spring.