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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 is currently dealing with a sore hip.
It was evident throughout Monday's game, though he continued to play and went 2-for-4 with a double. It sounds like something the Giants will attempt to manage, but fantasy owners should keep the situation in mind. Sep 16 - 8:51 AM

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Pablo Sandoval homered and drove home a pair of runs, leading the Giants in an 8-2 romp over the Tigers on Friday.

Sandoval got the game's scoring started with an RBI single off Rick Porcello in the first inning then blasted his 16th home run of the season off Buck Farmer in the sixth. He finished the night 2-for-5, raising his season slash to .289/.332/.440 to compliment his 16 long balls and 66 RBI.
Sep 6 - 1:18 AM

Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that extension talks between the Giants and Pablo Sandoval remain tabled.

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported back in April that Sandoval was looking for at least $100 million on a five-year deal, which, not surprisingly, is something the Giants weren't interested in doing. At this point, the two sides will almost surely wait until the offseason to re-engage in negotiations. Sandoval has had an inconsistent but ultimately solid walk year, batting .288/.331/.434 with 15 homers and 64 RBI.
Sep 5 - 11:39 AM

Pablo Sandoval is not in the Giants' lineup Wednesday.

It's just a routine day of rest. Joaquin Arias is at third base Wednesday in Sandoval's place.
Sep 3 - 12:41 PM

Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored in the Giants' lopsided 15-5 win over the Brewers on Sunday.

Sandoval had an RBI single in the third inning before lifting a two-run homer in the fifth. The home run was his 15th of the season and his first since August 6. He also tripled and scored in the game, raising his line to .291 with a .775 OPS.
Aug 31 - 9:50 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Buster Posey
2Andrew Susac
3Guillermo Quiroz
4Hector Sanchez
1B1Brandon Belt
2Travis Ishikawa
3Adam Duvall
2B1Marco Scutaro
2Joe Panik
SS1Brandon Crawford
2Matt Duffy
3Ehire Adrianza
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Joaquin Arias
3Chris Dominguez
LF1Michael Morse
CF1Angel Pagan
2Gregor Blanco
3Gary Brown
RF1Hunter Pence
2Juan Perez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Madison Bumgarner
2Tim Hudson
3Ryan Vogelsong
4Jake Peavy
5Yusmeiro Petit
6Matt Cain
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Santiago Casilla
2Sergio Romo
3Jeremy Affeldt
4Javier Lopez
5Jean Machi
6J.C. Gutierrez
7George Kontos
8Tim Lincecum
9Chris Heston
10Erik Cordier
11Hunter Strickland
12Brett Bochy
13Mike Kickham