San Francisco Giants
2014 Avg.
.280
 
Career Avg.
.296
Name  Pablo Sandoval
Born  8/11/1986
Height  5-11
Weight  240
Number  48
Position  3B
Bats  S
Throws  R
7/21/2014 11:02:00 AM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has gone 2-for-15 with four strikeouts versus Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee.
Insight: Sandoval has been smoking hot for the past two weeks, batting .405 in the past nine games, but doesn't have a favorable matchup.
 
Hot7/18/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has gone 11-for-25 with two home runs and seven RBI over his last six games.
Insight: Sandoval batted .173 with two home runs and six RBI over his first 35 games this season, but he's put up a .335 average, 10 home runs and 37 RBI over his last 58.
 
7/13/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: Over his last 58 games, Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has batted .333 with 10 doubles, a triple, nine homers and 34 RBI.
Insight: Sandoval hit just .173 with two home runs, six RBI and a .526 OPS over his first 35 games, so his numbers on the year are still on the low end.
 
7/8/2014 7:15:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (elbow) is in the lineup Tuesday, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Sandoval took a pitch off the elbow Saturday missed the last two games. The third baseman has hit .322 with eight homers, 30 RBI, 26 runs and an .873 OPS over his last 51 games.
 
7/7/2014 6:10:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (elbow) is out of the lineup Monday.
Insight: Sandoval took a pitch off the elbow Saturday and will sit out his second straight game, though his X-rays came back negative.
 
7/5/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval left Saturday night's game with a left elbow contusion, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Mercury News.
Insight: Sandoval took a pitch off the elbow his first time up. Figure him to be day-to-day.
 
7/4/2014 9:45:00 AM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is 12-for-25 (.480) with a 1.232 OPS against San Diego left-hander Eric Stults.
Insight: Sandoval isn't hitting up to his past numbers as he cooled last week batting .200 over the past five games.
 
Hot6/26/2014 9:41:00 AM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is 11-for-17 (.647) with two homers and a 1.784 OPS against Reds right-hander Mike Leake.
Insight: Sandoval isn't hitting up to his past numbers, but has batted .333 with an .870 OPS for the past two weeks (11 games). Add in a strong wind blowing out to center and you have a must start.
 
Hot6/22/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval collected three hits in Saturday's win against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: He's gone nine for his last 19 with five RBI during that stretch. Sandoval's current .272 average is his highest of the season.
 
6/21/2014 10:48:00 AM
Description: San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval is hitless in nine at-bats against Arizona right-hander Brandon McCarthy.
Insight: Sandoval's batting average has dropped for four consecutive seasons and his fantasy value is minimal these days. Saturday's fantasy value should be less than that.
 
6/11/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval won't compete in Wednesday night's game against Washington. SOURCE: Henry Schulman, San Francisco Chronicle
Insight: He's sitting out with an illness. Joaquin Arias (.176, 0 HR, 7 RBI) will man the hot corner in Sandoval's absence.
 
6/11/2014 10:01:00 AM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-3 with a double and a walk Tuesday against Washington.
Insight: Slowly but surely, Sandoval is getting his numbers back to a respectable level. He has batted .345 with six homers, 20 RBI and a .940 OPS in his last 29 games after hitting .173 with two homers, six RBI and a .526 OPS in his first 35.
 
6/5/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has a .571 average (8-for-14) with two doubles and two homers against Cincinntai starter Mike Leake.
Insight: Sandoval is back to being Kung Fu Panda, batting .330 with six homers, 20 RBI and a .935 OPS over the past 25 games. Start him.
 
Hot5/28/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has a .538 average (7-for-13) with two doubles and a homer against Cubs starter Edwin Jackson.
Insight: Sandoval also has been on a tear, hitting .377 with five home runs and 17 RBI in his last 16 games. Make sure he's part of your lineup Wednesday.
 
Hot5/26/2014 7:43:00 PM
Description: San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval has hit five homers in his last eight games.
Insight: Sandoval has gone 22-for-57 (.386) with nine extra-base hits and 16 RBI in his last 15 games after going 22-for-127 (.173) with eight extra-base hits (2 HR) and six RBI in his first 35 games.
 
Hot5/25/2014 11:53:00 AM
Description: San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval is hitting .500 in his career against Twins starter Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: He's lifted his batting average more than 20 points in the last nine games. Fantasy owners should plug Sandoval (.227, 6 HR, 18 RBI) in and take advantage of this favorable matchup.
 
Hot5/15/2014 8:53:00 PM
Description: Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval will start Thursday's series opener against the Marlins. SOURCE: Andrew Baggarly, Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area
Insight: He aggravated a big toe injury last night against the Braves. Sandoval has gone 8-for-20 over his last five games to raise his average from .171 to .203.
 
5/11/2014 9:03:00 PM
Description: San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval jolted three hits in Sunday's win over the Dodgers.
Insight: It was Sandoval's fourth multi-hit game of the season. Even after Sunday's game, Sandoval's average in 2014 is still only .189. His career average is .292.
 
Cold5/7/2014 1:04:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval was not in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Pirates, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Sandoval is four for his last 25, and he hurt his left thumb Tuesday when Starling Marte kicked his glove while sliding into third base. Sandoval went into Tuesday's game with a first-pitch swing rate of 29.5 percent, down from 42.7 percent for his career. Starlin Castro had a similar dropoff last season when he stopped swinging at the first pitch as often as he did in the past.
 
Cold5/6/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has gone 4-for-25 in his last seven games.
Insight: Sandoval's average dropped to .167 this season after he went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Tuesday at Pittsburgh. The third baseman came into Tuesday's game with a first-pitch swing rate of 29.5 percent, down from 42.7 percent for his career. Starlin Castro had a similar dropoff last season when he stopped swinging at the first pitch as often as he did in the past.