"Dusty and I are good friends," Bochy said. "Hopefully, he'll become well and return to the field pretty soon."
Baker, a former Giants manager, remained at a Chicago hospital on Thursday to undergo further testing, keeping him out of the dugout for the second straight game.
"You tell these guys, these are the things you do to a manager," Bochy joked. "They need to make it a little bit easier on us."