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Pablo Sandoval | Third Baseman

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/11/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 246
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Pablo Sandoval went 1-for-5 with a run scored in the Giants' 3-2, 10-inning loss to the White Sox on Tuesday.
Sandoval, red hot in August, has now reached in 12 straight games. He came into the game having hit .356 in his last 11 games. Kung Fu Panda is slashing .282/.329/.435 overall, and is on pace for 19 homers and 75 RBI. Aug 13 - 2:03 AM

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Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI to lead the Giants past the Brewers 7-4 on Wednesday.

That's three straight games with three RBI for Sandoval. He's 10-for-25 with five extra-base hits and 10 RBI in six games this month.
Aug 7 - 12:51 AM

Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Brewers.

Sandoval's three-run blast off Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson in the sixth inning tied the score at 3-3. It was his only hit in three at-bats, prolonging a six-game hitting streak. In that stretch, the third baseman is 9-for-24 with eight RBI and three runs scored. He's a streaky hitter, and Sandoval appears to be seeing the ball very well right now.
Aug 5 - 11:54 PM

Pablo Sandoval finished 3-for-5 with three RBI as the Giants beat the Mets 4-3 on Monday afternoon.

Sandoval hit a two-run double to right-center field in the top of the third inning against Mets starter Dillon Gee, singled in the seventh inning off Mets reliever Jeurys Familia, and then drove in the Giants' go-ahead run in the top of the ninth against Mets closer Jenrry Mejia. It was a big day for "Kung Fu Panda" and allowed the Giants to take three of four in New York. Sandoval is batting .280/.327/.429 with 49 RBI in 109 games this season.
Aug 4 - 4:17 PM

Pablo Sandoval's double with two outs in the top of the seventh ended Jacob deGrom's bid at a no-hitter on Saturday.

All six of the Giants' hits came after the seventh inning, but it was Sandoval's double that got things started. He finished the game 1-for-4 and is slashing .277/.325/.424 on the year.
Aug 3 - 12:05 AM

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored as the Giants topped the Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday.

The Giants banged out 12 hits in the game, all singles. Sandoval drove in a run, his 45th RBI of the season, with a hit in the eighth inning. The RBI and runs scored were his first in seven games, and he's without an extra-base hit in that span. The third baseman is hitting .277/.326/.425 overall.
Jul 30 - 7:18 PM

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-3 in Monday's 5-0 setback against Pittsburgh.

San Francisco didn't much offense going as Vance Worley tossed a complete-game shutout, but Kung-Fu Panda rapped a pair of one-baggers. Sandoval had gone hitless in his last two and three out of his last four. The rotund third sacker is slashing .278/.326/.429 with 12 homers and 44 RBI.
Jul 29 - 12:59 AM

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in Friday's win over the Marlins.

We don't want to say that Sandoval owns Nate Eovaldi, but he's now 8-for-11 with nine RBI against him lifetime. "Kung-Fu Panda" faded a bit earlier this month, but he's hitting .414 (12-for-29) with two homers, one double, and seven RBI over his last seven games.
Jul 18 - 10:36 PM

Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-4 with a run scored in a win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

Sandoval had three singles and also walked in the game, reaching base four times. He's 10-for-24 in his last six games heading into the break. On the year, the third baseman is batting .272/.323/.428 with 11 home runs. His numbers are still down from a miserable April, and they should only get better in the second half.
Jul 13 - 9:44 PM

Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-4 with a homer, a double and three RBI against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

Sandoval has slowed down in the power department after his May outburst (he hit six homers in an 11-game span), but even so, he has 11 homers on the season, leaving him just three shy of his 2013 total. He has a realistic chance of reaching 20 homers for the first time since 2011 and third time in his career.
Jul 12 - 1:05 AM

In his return to the lineup, Pablo Sandoval went 1-for-4 as the Giants dropped a 6-1 decision to the A's on Tuesday.

Sandoval missed the last two games after being hit on the left elbow by a pitch Saturday. Kung Fu Panda hit .190 in his past 12 games prior to the injury. He is batting .261/.314/.414 with 10 homers and 36 RBI over 344 plate appearances.
Jul 9 - 1:17 AM

Pablo Sandoval is back in the Giants' lineup Tuesday.

Sandoval missed the last two games after being hit on the left elbow by a pitch Saturday. Kung Fu Panda is batting .261/.315/.416 with 10 homers and 36 RBI over 340 plate appearances for San Francisco this season.
Jul 8 - 6:37 PM

Giants manager Bruce Bochy is hoping to have Pablo Sandoval (elbow) available off the bench Monday.

However, Sandoval is currently still unable to fully extend his left arm, so it seems unlikely. He remains unlikely to need a DL stint, but it's unclear when Sandoval will be ready to play third base again.
Jul 7 - 8:27 PM

Pablo Sandoval (elbow) is not in Monday's lineup against the Athletics.

Sandoval left Saturday's game after being hit in the left elbow with a pitch and will now miss his second straight start. X-rays came back negative, but he's dealing with a bone bruise. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Jul 7 - 5:19 PM

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday that he's hoping Pablo Sandoval (elbow) will be ready to return to the lineup Monday.

Sandoval has what Bochy referred to as "a pretty good bone bruise" on his left elbow after being hit by a pitch Saturday. He's not expected to be available off the bench Sunday.
Jul 6 - 3:06 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Buster Posey
2Hector Sanchez
3Andrew Susac
1B1Brandon Belt
2Adam Duvall
3Travis Ishikawa
2B1Marco Scutaro
2Joe Panik
SS1Brandon Crawford
2Ehire Adrianza
3Matt Duffy
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Joaquin Arias
LF1Michael Morse
CF1Angel Pagan
2Gregor Blanco
RF1Hunter Pence
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Madison Bumgarner
2Matt Cain
3Tim Hudson
4Tim Lincecum
5Ryan Vogelsong
6Jake Peavy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Santiago Casilla
2Jeremy Affeldt
3Sergio Romo
4Javier Lopez
5Jean Machi
6J.C. Gutierrez
7Yusmeiro Petit