Found January 18, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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San Francisco Giants' star Pablo Sandoval has been spending time with family and playing winter ball in his native Venezuela.  However, as nice as it must be for him to be home, he got a scare yesterday.  Sandoval was admitted to a local hospital yesterday with abdominal pain. Sandoval's brother, Michael, originally tweeted out the news.  Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News followed up by saying Sandoval is expected to return to his Winter League club soon.  He was diagnosed with colitis - inflammation of the large intestine.  He should rejoin his Winter League club in 24-48 hours. Sandoval, or Kung Fu Panda as he has become affectionally known, is one of the key pieces of the defending champion Giants.  Sandoval had an epic postseason in 2012 including a three-home-run performance in Game One of the World Series. Sandoval hit .283/.342/.447 last season.  In his career, he is a .303/.353/.490 hitter in five Major League seasons.  Sandoval is a two-time All-Star and has made himself into one of the team's best hitters.  He is currently signed to a three-year, $17.15 million deal. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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