It’s a good day in Giants Nation. It may just be spring training, but any day that ends with a win over the Dodgers is good day.
Ryan Rohlinger singled home Brooks Kieschnick to carry the Giants to a 3-2 win over the Dodgers in 10 innings.
Pitchers Barry Zito and Todd Wellemeyer put in solid outings on the mound. Both pitchers give up one run on in three innings of work.
Inside the box score
Aaron Rowand went 1 for 2 with a run scored. He walked once and struck out once.
Pablo Sandoval was 1 for 3 with an RBI
John Bowker was 1 for 2 with a triple, run scored and one walk.
Buster Posey entered the game late and played first base for a spell.
Guillermo Mota pitched a perfect inning, with two strikeouts.
Mark DeRosa tested his surgically repaired wrist in batting practice. He hopes to make his spring training debut Tuesday or Wednesday.
Emmanuel Burriss was told that he can return playing within two months, barring any further complications with his broken foot.
Nate Schierholtz had a rough day in Sunday’s simulated game. First, he fouled a ball off his knee. Unable to stand on the sore knee, he stumbled backward and hit his head on the batting cage. But he appeared to be all right afterwards.
Matt Cain takes to the mound as the Giants face the White Sox on Tuesday.