On a day when Pablo Sandoval homered and singled in another run, the San Francisco slugger revealed he hardly feels comfortable in the batter's box.
Not after missing 13 spring training games with an irritated nerve in his elbow. Not the way he is missing fastballs he typically would drive into the gap for doubles.
Last year's World Series MVP still wound up with a pair of hits and RBIs in the Giants' 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
''You want me to tell you the truth? A little bit lost,'' Sandoval said about his swing. ''A little bit, yeah. I'm trying to get to the point where I was in spring training. Hanging in there and keep working hard.''
As Sandoval takes on what has become a very public battle with his weight, he insists he is doing everything he can to get in tip-top shape. Meanwhile, he's certainly showing he has plenty of range at third base.
But he is ready to put all the chatter about his belt siz...