Lincecum, Giants quiet D-backs' bats in shutout

SAN FRANCISCO -- Tim Lincecum and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Lincecum drove in a run with a safety squeeze, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Friday night. Pablo Sandoval homered and drove in three runs to break out of a slump that extended back to late June. The Giants third baseman, hitting just .222 over his previous 16 games...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants Have a Window to Begin Rebooting for 2015

The clock is running on the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline and inside the San Francisco Giants front office that ticking noise must sound like thunder. And well it should. The Giants have a rare opportunity, right now, not only to improve their 25 man roster on the off chance they grab a Wild Card spot in October, but more importantly they can begin the complex process of re...
Via The Giants Cove
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Pablo Sandoval exits after HBP

According to Alex Pavlovic of The San Jose Mercury News, Pablo Sandoval left Saturday’s game after getting hit by a pitch in his left arm in the first inning. He stayed in for one more pitch, but Brandon Belt was thrown out at second to end the inning. Joaquin Arias replaced him in the bottom of the first inning.  Joaquin Arias now playing third base. Sandoval was hit by...
Via MLB Injury News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants’ Pablo Sandoval Hits 100th Career Home Run After Fan Requests It

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hit his 100th career home run Tuesday night, fulfilling a birthday wish in the process. In a team-sponsored Facebook chat before the game, a fan asked Kung Fu Panda if he could hit a home run for her son, who was attending that night’s game for his birthday. Sandoval replied, “I will try!” Of course, Sandoval succeeded and said...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lincecum, Sandoval and Giants stomp on Cardinals

Tim Lincecum was coming off a great performance, a historic one. But like any pitcher who throws a no-hitter, he understood how these trends work. Pablo Sandoval understood it, too. “A lot of pitchers who throw a no-hitter don’t do well in their next start,” Sandoval said. “But he is pitching with confidence, and everyone can see that.” A sellout crowd could. So could...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Cardinals send Waino to mound for retribution vs. Giants

Facing Adam Wainwright is unlikely to make offensive consistency any easier for the San Francisco Giants, but they'll certainly take their own hitting over the Cardinals' recent inferiority at the plate. The Giants will try for their sixth win against the Cardinals in seven games Wednesday night as the clubs continue a three-game series at AT&T Park. San Francisco (47...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals stomped by Giants 5-0

SAN FRANCISCO -- Tim Lincecum followed his second career no-hitter with another vintage performance, pitching eight sharp innings to lead the San Francisco Giants past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Tuesday night. Lincecum (7-5) allowed four hits, struck out six and walked two. He worked out of a bases-loaded jam with no outs in the fourth and stayed out of trouble the rest of the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Lincecum throws second no-hitter against Padres

Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter on Wednesday in a 4-0 win against the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park. Linecum was 4-9 with a 4.61 ERA when he no-hit San Diego last year. This year, he entered the game with a 5-5 record and a 4.90 ERA. Lincecum (6-5) threw 113 pitches for this win.  The 30...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Foul Ball Breaks Reporter’s Laptop

Posted to Rando'sThink you had a bad day at the office? This guys office got smashed by a Pablo Sandoval foul ball. He was then seen on the phone. I would call it a day and head for the tunnel. 11 total views, 11 views today The post Foul Ball Breaks Reporter’s Laptop appeared first on Chicago Fan Board.
Via Sports Mockery
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Foul Ball Shatters Reporter’s Laptop In Cincinnati (Photo)’s Mark Sheldon must have had a tough time filing his game story Tuesday night. Sheldon, a beat writer for the Cincinnati Reds, was seated in the press box at Great American Ball Park when a foul ball off the bat of San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval came screaming his way. Sheldon was fine, but his computer most certainly was not. RIP my laptop. Sandoval...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Foul ball smashes reporter’s laptop

Who says the life of a baseball beat writer isn’t dangerous?  Well, at least for the reporter’s laptop.  During last night’s Reds-Giants game in Cincinnati, a Pablo Sandoval foul ball flew up into the press box and made a direct hit with Mark Sheldon’s laptop.  Sheldon is the Reds beat writer for To add to the misfortune, the CSN Bay Area broadcast even did a...
Via Awful Announcing
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A Pablo Sandoval foul ball broke a reporter’s laptop

The worst thing that can happen if you’re in the press box at a ballgame is what happened to’s Mark Sheldon on Tuesday at Cincinnati’s Great American Ballpark. In the eighth inning, Pablo Sandoval fouled a ball back behind the plate…and it smashed Sheldon’s laptop, rendering it useless. The timing sucked too – in the eighth inning of an 8-3 game? Sheldon probably...
Via The Outside Corner
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A Pablo Sandoval foul ball broke a reporter’s laptop

The worst thing that can happen if you’re in the press box at a ballgame is what happened to’s Mark Sheldon on Tuesday at Cincinnati’s Great American Ballpark. In the eighth inning, Pablo Sandoval fouled a ball back behind the plate…and it smashed Sheldon’s laptop, rendering it useless. The timing sucked too – in the eighth inning of an 8-3 game? Sheldon probably...
Via Bloguin Best
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds writer’s laptop destroyed by Pablo Sandoval foul ball (vids/pics)

There are many things about being a beat writer that could prove to be annoying: The long days and nights spent at the ballpark, trying to make a deadline, the grind of being on the road and so on and so forth. Mark Sheldon, a writer for, can add another annoyance to the list: […] The post Reds writer’s laptop destroyed by Pablo Sandoval foul ball (vids/pics) appeared...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Smashes Reporter’s Laptop With Foul Ball

Pablo Sandoval ruined one reporter’s night on Tuesday when a foul ball late in the game managed to find the writer’s laptop and destroy it. MLB dot com Reds reporter Mark Sheldon got quite the surprise when an eighth inning foul ball from the Panda came crashing down onto his computer, smashing the screen. Sheldon was equal parts shocked and distraught when discovering the damage...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Pablo Sandoval's foul ball destroys laptop of Reds beat writer

Your browser does not support beat writer Mark Sheldon entered Great American Ball Park on Tuesday with a fully functional laptop. By the end of the night, Sheldon's laptop worked no more.We can blame Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval for this destruction after he struck a foul ball that obliterated Sheldon's computer. You can check out the reaction by Sheldon...
Via Redlegs Review
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sandoval foul ball destroys writer's laptop

San Francisco Giants’ slugger Pablo Sandoval can straight crush a baseball. He proved tonight that even his foul balls have some power behind them. Watch as Pablo Sandoval fouls off a 3-2 pitch in the top of the eighth inning of the Giants’ 8-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds tonight: The look on reporter Mark Sheldon’s face is priceless. There is a disclaimer on the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A Pablo Sandoval foul ball destroyed a reporter’s laptop

After starting the season off slowly, San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has been hitting nearly everything in sight lately. He came into Tuesday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds with a 12-game hitting streak in tact. Unfortunately for Sandoval, his streak is no more after going 0-for-3. Also among the things that are no […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Foul Ball Destroyed This Reporter’s Laptop

RIP my laptop. Sandoval foul hit it #reds — Mark Sheldon (@m_sheldon) June 4, 2014 A Pablo Sandoval foul ball during Tuesday’s Reds-Giants game not only went into the press box, but hit and completely smashed the laptop of beat reporter Mark Sheldon. As expected, Sheldon was pretty bummed about his unlucky break. If you’ve ever wondered...
Via Diehardsport
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Morse propels Giants past Cardinals 6-5

ST. LOUIS -- Michael Morse homered and drove in three runs and Pablo Sandoval homered and scored twice to propel the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. The Giants have won seven of eight and the Cardinals have dropped three of four to start a nine-game home stand. Gregor Blanco scored from second on...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval’s Happy Place

A lot of people think Pablo Sandoval is back. I don’t know if I agree. In a lot of minds, baseball players are constantly coming and going, and it seems like that shouldn’t be true. Results waver; ability doesn’t — at least not so much. I don’t think Pablo Sandoval was ever gone, but what we […]
Via Fangraphs
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Reasons The Giants Should Pay The Panda

Pablo Sandoval SF Giants – Photo Credit – Andy Rusch (Flickr Creative Commons) Before the beginning of the 2014 regular season, the San Francisco Giants expressed their interest in getting Pablo Sandoval locked up for years to come. Sandoval not only participated in a rigorous offseason training regiment, but he also hired his brother as a personal chef, as staying at an ideal...
Via Hot Stove MLB
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval keeps cowboy boots in dugout for good luck

Third baseman was given a pair by teammate Madison Bumgarner.
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sandoval Homers As Pitching And Defense Struggles in Giants’ 8-4 Loss

Sometimes when it rains, it pours. That may not be the best analogy – it was a beautiful Memorial Day afternoon at AT&T Park – but the Giants were plagued with pitching woes and untimely errors as they fell to the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Monday afternoon. Yusmeiro Petit, who started in place of an injured Matt Cain, lasted five innings and 65 pitches, and looked to be in command...
Via BaySportsNet
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Resurgent Vogelsong, Sandoval lift Giants over Twins

The clubhouse that now houses the team with the best record in the majors has become a repository of "stuff." Several players have medieval knight helmets in their lockers, part of some secret ritual that seems a bit more wholesome than a rally thong. The starting position players are wearing superhero T-shirts under their uniforms, purchased by Pablo Sandoval, who was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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