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San Francisco at San Diego

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    Giants 5, Padres 2

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    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Edinson Volquez dealt with a case of nerves Thursday as he pitched in a San Diego Padres uniform for the first time.

    The veteran pitcher allowed a run and two hits in two innings as the Padres lost to the San Francisco Giants 5-2.

    Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner struck out five in three shutout innings in his spring debut.

    "First time in this uniform," Volquez said. "I don't always get nervous, just this time, especially with a new organization and a lot of eyes on me. A friend told me sometimes it's good when you're nervous, but you can't be scared."

    Bumgarner was very good in his first start as he needed only 44 pitches to get through the third inning.

    The left-hander, who went 13-13 with a 3.21 ERA in 33 starts last season, limited the Padres to two hits and walked one.

    "My command feels pretty good," Bumgarner said. "Everything seems to be on schedule. It's better than usual. I'm just trying to focus as if it's the regular season."

    San Francisco outfielder Angel Pagan had an RBI single in three at-bats.

    Kyle Blanks hit a solo home run for the Padres and Everth Cabrera went 2 for 3 with a run scored. Micah Owings allowed a hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings for the Padres.

    An 18-game winner in 2008, Volquez came to the Padres in a Dec. 17 trade that sent Mat Latos to the Cincinnati Reds. The Padres hope to get Volquez, who was 5-7 with a 5.71 ERA in 20 starts last season, back on track.

    Volquez had reconstructive elbow surgery in 2009 and received a 50-game suspension for use of performance-enhancing drugs in 2010.

    Pitching coach Darren Balsley has worked closely with Volquez this spring, encouraging him to be aggressive earlier in his starts. He has also made several minor adjustments to Volquez's setup.

    Thus far the Padres like what they see from Volquez, who threw strikes on 23 of 31 pitches. Volquez walked one and struck out one.

    "Every time he has been on the mound we've seen a focused guy," Padres manager Bud Black said. "His velocity was there and he had good secondary pitches. The delivery was good."

    Volquez said he approves of the Padres' adjustments. He also likes the way he adjusted after his bout with nervousness in the first inning.

    "I like what I've been doing," Volquez said. "That's what I want is to be consistent and get ahead in the count."

    NOTES: San Francisco catcher Buster Posey is expected to start his first game of the spring on Friday, manager Bruce Bochy said. Posey hasn't played in a game since he broke his leg May 25 in a collision at the plate. He is expected to catch two innings. ... Bochy said second baseman Freddy Sanchez, who had surgery last August to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, will make his spring debut and serve as the team's designated hitter on Friday against the Cincinnati Reds. ... RHP Ryan Vogelsong threw off a bullpen mound for the first time this spring. Vogelsong has been sidelined with a sore back. ... Padres infielder Logan Forsythe is headed back to San Diego for surgery on a fractured left foot, manager Bud Black said. Forsythe will be out for at least eight weeks.

     
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    San Francisco Giants
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Angel Pagan, CF3011010 .250
        Juan Perez, RF-LF1111000 .500
    Emmanuel Burriss, 2B2010001 .556
        Nick Noonan, 2B-3B0000100 .000
    Brandon Belt, 1B3000011 .313
        Chris Dominguez, 1B1000001 .000
    Brett Pill, LF3000001 .353
        Roger Kieschnick, RF1000010 .000
    Ryan Theriot, SS3000010 .167
        Joaquin Arias, SS1000000 .286
    Gregor Blanco, DH3220110 .429
    Eli Whiteside, C2111101 .375
        Andrew Susac, C1000010 .000
    Conor Gillaspie, 3B3011011 .231
        Joe Panik, 2B00000001.000
    Tyler Graham, RF-CF3101010 .000
    Totals3057538  
    Batting
    2B - Conor Gillaspie (1, Frieri)
    HR - Juan Perez (1, Burns)
    RBI - Angel Pagan (2), Juan Perez (2), Eli Whiteside (2), Conor Gillaspie (2), Tyler Graham (1)
    2-OUT RBI - Eli Whiteside (2)
    SB - Gregor Blanco 2 (4, 2nd base off Volquez/Grandal, 2nd base off Frieri/Solis), Eli Whiteside (1, 2nd base off Frieri/Solis), Tyler Graham (1, 2nd base off Bass/Grandal)
    CS - Angel Pagan (1, 2nd base by Bass/Grandal), Emmanuel Burriss (1, 2nd base by Volquez/Grandal), Brandon Belt (1, 2nd base by Owings/Solis), Tyler Graham (1, 2nd base by Frieri/Solis)
    Team LOB - 2
    Fielding
    DP - Theriot-Burriss-Belt
    San Francisco Giants
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Madison Bumgarner 3200150 1.59
    Andrew Kown (BS,1) 2322012 4.50
    Jeremy Affeldt (W,1-0) 1000010 3.00
    Clay Hensley (H,1) 1000010 0.00
    Sergio Romo (H,1) 1000020 3.00
    Dan Otero (S,1) 1000000 0.00
    Pitches-Strikes - Madison Bumgarner 44-27, Andrew Kown 30-20, Jeremy Affeldt 11-7, Clay Hensley 12-8, Sergio Romo 13-9, Dan Otero 14-11
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Madison Bumgarner 3-0, Andrew Kown 3-1, Jeremy Affeldt 2-0, Clay Hensley 1-1, Dan Otero 3-0
    Batters Faced - Madison Bumgarner 11, Andrew Kown 8, Jeremy Affeldt 3, Clay Hensley 3, Sergio Romo 3, Dan Otero 3
    San Diego Padres
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Everth Cabrera, CF3020011 .308
        Ali Solis, C1000010 .000
        Eddy Rodriguez, C0000000 .000
    Orlando Hudson, 2B2000002 .125
        Jeudy Valdez, SS2000010 .333
    Jesus Guzman, LF2000100 .000
        Jaff Decker, RF-LF1000000 .273
    Kyle Blanks, RF3111011 .250
       a- Jason Hagerty, PH1000000 .333
    Yonder Alonso, 1B3000020 .231
        Matt Clark, 1B0000000 .667
    James Darnell, 3B-LF3111010 .273
        Rymer Liriano, RF0000000 .400
    Yasmani Grandal, C2000020 .273
        Jonathan Galvez, 2B1000000 .500
    Jeremy Hermida, DH2010000 .400
        Jedd Gyorko, 3B1000010 .273
    Andy Parrino, SS2000000 .167
        Blake Tekotte, CF1000000 .429
    Totals30252110  
    a-grounded out for Boxberger in the 9th
    Batting
    HR - Kyle Blanks (1, Kown), James Darnell (1, Kown)
    RBI - Kyle Blanks (1), James Darnell (2)
    2-OUT RBI - James Darnell (1)
    CS - Everth Cabrera (1, 2nd base by Kown/Whiteside)
    Team LOB - 2
    Fielding
    DP - Valdez-Galvez-Clark
    E - Andy Parrino (2, Throwing)
    San Diego Padres
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Edinson Volquez 2211010 4.50
    Anthony Bass 2210020 2.25
    Micah Owings 2100020 6.00
    Ernesto Frieri (L,0-1) 1122200 9.00
    Cory Burns 1111111 13.50
    Bradley Boxberger 1000020 33.75
    HBP - Burriss (by Edinson Volquez)
    WP - Ernesto Frieri (1)
    Pitches-Strikes - Edinson Volquez 31-23, Anthony Bass 33-18, Micah Owings 21-17, Ernesto Frieri 26-10, Cory Burns 21-13, Bradley Boxberger 13-9
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Edinson Volquez 3-1, Anthony Bass 3-1, Micah Owings 1-2, Ernesto Frieri 1-1, Cory Burns 1-0, Bradley Boxberger 1-0
    Batters Faced - Edinson Volquez 8, Anthony Bass 8, Micah Owings 6, Ernesto Frieri 5, Cory Burns 4, Bradley Boxberger 3
    Game Information
    Attendance - 4336
    Game Time - 2:38
    Temperature - 66
    Umpires - Home - Toby Basner, First Base - Bill Miller, Second Base - Todd Tichenor, Third Base - Al Porter