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Pablo Sandoval Makes Great, Hilarious Catch

Pablo Sandoval is having a pretty terrible year, which is sad because he’s one of my favorite players in the league. When he’s good, he’s a slapstick artist who just happens to be blessed with the ability to sock dingers and play a slick third base. Anyway, given how bad he’s been this year, it was nice to see a flash… » 8/25/15 10:04am Tuesday 10:04am

Ubaldo Jiménez Ejected From No-Hitter Attempt

Ubaldo Jiménez left tonight’s game against the Red Sox without surrendering a base hit after umpire Jordan Baker ejected the Orioles pitcher for allegedly hitting Boston third baseman Pablo Sandoval with a pitch on purpose in the fourth inning. The pitch would have been in retaliation for Sandoval’s dirty slide aimed… » 4/17/15 8:43pm 4/17/15 8:43pm

Can Batkid Run The Bases Faster Than Pablo Sandoval?

Part of the San Francisco Batkid's reward for saving Giants mascot Lou Seal was a chance to run the bases at AT&T Park. We wondered if the leukemia patient might be able to round them faster than corpulent Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval, so we matched them up side-by-side to see who could reach home faster. » 11/15/13 5:44pm 11/15/13 5:44pm

Dale Murphy Saw Pablo Sandoval's Homers Last Night And Wished He Had Been Fat When He Played

The pudgy Pablo Sandoval spanked lean, mean Justin Verlander during Game 1 of the World Series last night. Fat Ichiro—that's one of his nicknames—hit three home runs. This was improbable. Sandoval hit only 12 all season. Verlander allowed only 19 all year. But Fat Ichiro can do that to you. » 10/25/12 12:35pm 10/25/12 12:35pm

The Hilarious Greatness Of Pablo Sandoval, As Glimpsed In Three Swings That Shouldn't Have Been

A 95 mph chest-high fastball. Another 95 mph fastball, this one at the knees on the outside corner of the plate. A tumbling breaking ball headed for the dirt. These are the three pitches that Pablo Sandoval hit out of the park last night. It's very likely that no other player in baseball would've hit those pitches out… » 10/25/12 1:27am 10/25/12 1:27am

Pablo Sandoval And The Giants Rocked Detroit For A Shocking Game 1 Win

There were many predictions being tossed around in the minutes before Game 1's first pitch, but what most folks generally agreed upon was that Tigers ace Justin Verlander would have little-to-no problem with this Giants lineup. By the same token, there was no chance (right?) that Barry Zito, who pitched a $100… » 10/24/12 11:35pm 10/24/12 11:35pm

Pablo Sandoval Smashed Three Home Runs In His First Three World Series At-Bats Tonight

The only men to ever hit three home runs in a single World Series game? Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson, Albert Pujols ... and now Pablo Sandoval. The San Francisco Giants are now up 6-0 in the fifth inning of Game 1, having already knocked out Justin Verlander. And it's only the second three-HR game ever in AT&T Park… » 10/24/12 10:05pm 10/24/12 10:05pm

Brandon Crawford And Pablo Sandoval Team Up For The Year's Most Acrobatic Play

On the one hand, this play doesn't happen if Pablo Sandoval doesn't completely overrun what could've been a routine flyout along the third-base side. On the other hand, Sandoval did have the agility to flip the ball up with his glove. Also, we now know Brandon Crawford's reaction time is better than that of an IBM… » 8/28/12 9:25pm 8/28/12 9:25pm

Pablo Sandoval Pies CSN Bay Area's Jaymee Sire In The Face

The Giants beat Bay Area rival Oakland yesterday 4-0 and after the game CSN Bay Area's Jaymee Sire was in the clubhouse asking questions and rolling tape. Pablo Sandoval was lurking, however and while poor Jaymee was wise to his plan to get Pagan, she learned the hard way that the Panda is an agile and shifty creature. » 5/20/12 1:30pm 5/20/12 1:30pm