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SFGate May 19, 2018

Giants trying Pablo Sandoval at ... second base?

Pablo Sandoval still is learning how to be a role player. No longer an everyday third baseman, Sandoval is branching out to expand his versatility. Aside from playing third and first, he has caught bullpen sessions and even pitched a perfect inning, one of the team’s great 2018 highlights. Now, second base is an option. Sandoval has taken grounders at second before the past two games, and the Giants think it’s realistic he can get some innings at the position. “You never know. You could see a scenario,” said infield coach Ron Wotus, who instructed...
The Mercury News May 16, 2018
Why Giants’ Bruce Bochy is benching baseball’s hottest hitter

Why Giants’ Bruce Bochy is benching baseball’s hottest hitter

The Giants' lineup Wednesday opened with Pablo Sandoval at first, Miguel Gomez at second and Kelby Tomlinson at shortstop.
SFGate May 16, 2018

Giants beat Reds, thanks in part to Bruce Bochy’s aggressive early-game managing

Pierce Johnson rushed to the bullpen and hurriedly warmed up. It was still the fourth inning, and Giants starter Ty Blach was neither tired nor hurt. Bruce Bochy wasn’t messing around. The Giants were trailing 3-1 and threatening, and Bochy chose not to manage by the book, instead pulling Blach for a pinch-hitter, Pablo Sandoval, and the move was the turning point in Tuesday night’s 5-3 victory over the Reds. Sandoval hit a two-run single to tie the score, and Andrew McCutchen’s fielder’s choice broke the tie. It was a four-run rally...
The Mercury News May 9, 2018
Why the Giants may start Pablo Sandoval more often

Why the Giants may start Pablo Sandoval more often

The Giants are down to four healthy outfielders and may use Brandon Belt in left field more often.

Lamenting the decline of the vanishing breed of portly pitchers

There are two things everyone loves to watch in a baseball game — position players pitching in blowouts and heavy pitchers in general. The Giants treated their fans to a combo platter last week, using portly third baseman Pablo Sandoval, aka “Kung Fu Panda,” in relief during a blowout loss to the...
Golden Gate Sports Apr 29, 2018

San Francisco Giants: An In-Depth Look at Pablo Sandoval’s Pitching Debut

There’s no telling what will be seen on a baseball field, and on Saturday, we witnessed Pablo Sandoval’s pitching debut for the San Francisco Giants Saturday was an emotional rollercoaster for the San Francisco Giants and their fans. The day started with Mac Williamson and Joe Panik hitting the disabled list, then followed with a […] San Francisco Giants: An In-Depth Look at Pablo Sandoval’s Pitching Debut - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
www.bostonherald.com Apr 29, 2018
Jackson, Cueto help Giants split doubleheader

Jackson, Cueto help Giants split doubleheader

SAN FRANCISCO — Johnny Cueto was still at home getting dressed when he saw Giants teammate and backup infielder Pablo Sandoval pitch a perfect ninth inning during the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Dodgers.It wasn't exactly a Shohei Ohtani moment but it was enough to make Cueto smile before he followed up with a strong outing of his own on the mound.Austin Jackson hit a go-ahead three-run double in the fifth inning, Cueto won his third consecutive decision and San Francisco beat Los Angeles 8-3 for a split of their doubleheader.Asked if he went over any of the Dodgers...
Giants’ Pablo Sandoval gets to pitch against Dodgers ... and flat-out dominates

Giants’ Pablo Sandoval gets to pitch against Dodgers ... and flat-out dominates

To fully understand why Pablo Sandoval stunned the baseball world by pitching a perfect inning Saturday is to understand Garth Brooks. Not Garth Brooks the country star, but Garth Brooks the ballplayer. Actually, it's the same guy. Back when Giants manager Bruce Bochy managed the Padres, Brooks suited up in spring training to help promote his foundation and got an at-bat here and there, always serving as a crowd-pleaser during the long, lazy days in the desert. "He was the perfect guy," Bochy said Saturday, smiling when...

How Pablo Sandoval made Giants fans cheer wildly in a 15-6 loss to the Dodgers

Somehow, the 15-6 rout by the Dodgers over the Giants at AT&T Park afternoon — the first of a day-night doubleheader — managed to give San Francisco fans and players …
The Republican Apr 28, 2018
Ex-Boston Red Sox Pablo Sandoval reaches 88 mph and throws 5 curveballs pitching for Giants

Ex-Boston Red Sox Pablo Sandoval reaches 88 mph and throws 5 curveballs pitching for Giants

Pablo Sandoval, who the Red Sox designated for assignment July 14, 2017, pitched a perfect ninth inning for the Giants. The Dodgers won 15-6 over San Francisco.
The Mercury News Apr 28, 2018
Giants blown out in loss to Dodgers, Pablo Sandoval pitches a 1-2-3 ninth inning

Giants blown out in loss to Dodgers, Pablo Sandoval pitches a 1-2-3 ninth inning

Chris Stratton allowed six runs in 1 and 1/3 innings in the worst start of his professional career.
The Mercury News Apr 21, 2018

Buster Posey a late scratch, Pablo Sandoval to DH against Angels

Buster Posey was scratched after an 0-for-4 night on Friday.

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