Found July 07, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
Have the defending World Series champs gotten so cold they’ve resorted to cheating?  It appears to be an honest mistake, but a costly one, as the San Francisco Giants lost a run after batting out of the order against the Dodgers on Saturday.  Buster Posey hit an RBI double in Pablo Sandoval’s place, and had to bat twice after his first hit was changed to an out. The mistake did not prove to be too bad, though.  The Giants won the game 4-2. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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