Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/9/12
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The San Francisco Giants activated third baseman Pablo Sandoval from the disabled list Saturday and started him against the Texas Rangers at AT&T Park. Sandoval had been out since May 4 surgery on his left hand. He completed a rehab stint Friday for Triple-A Fresno by hitting two home runs. "We think he's ready," manager Bruce Bochy told CSNBayArea.com. "With Melky (Cabrera) out, sure, that plays a part in it. We're a little short-handed and could use another bat in the lineup."---The Detroit Tigers placed infielder Jhonny Peralta on paternity leave, activated outfielder Austin Jackson from the disabled list and recalled infielder Hernan Perez from the minor leagues Saturday. Peralta could miss one to three games for the birth of a child and Perez was summoned to fill the spot on the roster as a backup infielder. The 21-year-old is hitting .252 with 23 RBI and 11 stolen bases for Single-A Lakeland. Jackson completed a rehabilitation stint with Triple-A Toledo. He went 1 ...
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