"With two guys getting on, he showed good poise out there and made some pitches," Bochy said. "That's what you've got to do if you're going to be a closer or a setup guy and he did a nice job. He had good stuff and I liked the way he started mixing in his slider a little more."
• Bochy said third baseman Pablo Sandoval has lost 14 pounds since arriving to camp. He will remain on a program while with Team Venezuela for the World Baseball Classic.
• Buster Posey received his first start at first base on Sunday. The Giants plan to give Posey a similar split to last season, when he caught 112 games and played 29 at first.
• Giants hitting coach Hensley Meulens' Netherlands squad lost, 8-3, to Chinese Taipei on Sunday, dropping it to 1-1 in pool play. The Netherlands faces Australia on Monday in the final game of the first round in Pool B.