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San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is conquering the world one championship at a time. Not only did he win World Series MVP with the Giants in October, he also won the Venezuelan championship with Navegantes del Magallanes earlier this week and took home MVP honors. Not too many athletes can win two championship series MVP awards on two different continents within a few months.
Wednesday night, Sandoval hit this massive 4th inning home run in the final game of the series to help lead Navegantes to an 11-9 victory. Even though I have absolutely no idea what's being said, the call is fantastic. If only we had this announcer for the 2012 World Series, it may have been a bit more exciting.
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John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle points out that Pablo Sandoval was named the MVP of the Venezuelan championship series.
I’m sure that MVP trophy...
RHP Kyle Crick – Courtesy of MiLB.com
For those of you that love to hear about up and coming players in the San Francisco Giants farm system. This is the perfect post to read! Baseball America has released their Giants Top 10 Prospects list.
Four out of the top ten prospects are position players. Which means, arms are still the focus for the Giants farm system. You can never...
Just three months after becoming the first Venezuelan to win the World Series MVP award, Pablo Sandoval is celebrating a new feat - the championship win of his team in Venezuela's professional league.
The 26-year-old slugger helped lead his team, the Navegantes del Magallanes, to an 11-9 win on Wednesday night in the final game of the championship series over the Cardenales...
On one day, the San Francisco Giants had two big winners -- two players who were instrumental in the 2012 postseason but no-shows in the 2010 postseason. In Caracas, Pablo Sandoval was receiving an MVP award for leading his team, the Navegantes del Magallanes, to the championship of the Venezuelan series with a homer and two doubles. In Seattle, Barry Zito was receiving the 48th...
Oh what a difference a year can make.
About this time last year, the San Francisco Giants were arriving in Arizona as hunters, seeking to reclaim the title seemingly taken from them in 2011 by a slew of significant injuries.
This year, having collected their second World Series championship in three seasons, the Giants arrive for spring training as the hunted, looking to defend...