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• Left fielder Francisco Peguero went 2-for-4 in the Giants' 4-3 Cactus League loss to the Indians and his batting average actually decreased from .563 to .550. "I like his approach up there," said manager Bruce Bochy, who added that Peguero is very much part of the competition for a reserve outfield spot as a right-handed-batting complement to left-handed batter Gregor Blanco and switch-hitting Andres Torres.

• Giants second baseman Kensuke Tanaka and Indians starter Daisuke Matsuzaka engaged in a reunion of sorts. The former Japanese stars faced each other in a 1998 national high school tournament before they met in occasional confrontations as professionals. Tanaka went 1-for-2 off "Dice-K," who's competing for Cleveland's No. 5 starting spot.

• Bochy said that left-hander Javier Lopez, who's recovering from a bruise on his throwing hand, pitched live batting practice on an auxiliary field and could appear in a game next Monday or Tuesday.

• Bochy's son, right-hander Brett Bochy, pitched his second scoreless inning since yielding a bases-loaded double and a three-run homer on Feb. 25 against the White Sox. Brett Bochy escaped despite allowing a double and issuing a walk. "I thought he did a nice job," Bruce Bochy said. "He threw strikes. He got into a little jam, but he kept his poise and made some pitches to get out of it."

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