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Michael Morse continued to display his opposite-field power, driving a home run to right field during live batting practice.

Andres Torres, who lives in nearby Chandler, visited his former teammates, decked out in tight-fitting white jeans and a turquoise shirt. "He still hasn't found a shirt to fit him," manager Bruce Bochy said wryly. "But he looks good." Torres, the outfielder who underwent season-ending heel surgery last August, said that he hopes to latch on with an organization in May or June.

• In an example of unusual scheduling, the Giants have next Thursday off, one day after their Cactus League exhibition opener against Oakland. Bochy said that the club will indeed rest that day, though some pitchers may keep their arms limber by throwing bullpen sessions.

Chris Haft is a reporter for Read his blog, Haft-Baked Ideas, and follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat.