Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 4 Hrs

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored as the Giants topped the Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday.

The Giants banged out 12 hits in the game, all singles. Sandoval drove in a run, his 45th RBI of the season, with a hit in the eighth inning. The RBI and runs scored were his first in seven games, and he's without an extra-base hit in that span. The third baseman is hitting .277/.326/.425 overall.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 2 Days

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-3 in Monday's 5-0 setback against Pittsburgh.

San Francisco didn't much offense going as Vance Worley tossed a complete-game shutout, but Kung-Fu Panda rapped a pair of one-baggers. Sandoval had gone hitless in his last two and three out of his last four. The rotund third sacker is slashing .278/.326/.429 with 12 homers and 44 RBI.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 12 Days

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in Friday's win over the Marlins.

We don't want to say that Sandoval owns Nate Eovaldi, but he's now 8-for-11 with nine RBI against him lifetime. "Kung-Fu Panda" faded a bit earlier this month, but he's hitting .414 (12-for-29) with two homers, one double, and seven RBI over his last seven games.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 17 Days

Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-4 with a run scored in a win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

Sandoval had three singles and also walked in the game, reaching base four times. He's 10-for-24 in his last six games heading into the break. On the year, the third baseman is batting .272/.323/.428 with 11 home runs. His numbers are still down from a miserable April, and they should only get better in the second half.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 19 Days

Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-4 with a homer, a double and three RBI against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

Sandoval has slowed down in the power department after his May outburst (he hit six homers in an 11-game span), but even so, he has 11 homers on the season, leaving him just three shy of his 2013 total. He has a realistic chance of reaching 20 homers for the first time since 2011 and third time in his career.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 22 Days

In his return to the lineup, Pablo Sandoval went 1-for-4 as the Giants dropped a 6-1 decision to the A's on Tuesday.

Sandoval missed the last two games after being hit on the left elbow by a pitch Saturday. Kung Fu Panda hit .190 in his past 12 games prior to the injury. He is batting .261/.314/.414 with 10 homers and 36 RBI over 344 plate appearances.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 22 Days

Pablo Sandoval is back in the Giants' lineup Tuesday.

Sandoval missed the last two games after being hit on the left elbow by a pitch Saturday. Kung Fu Panda is batting .261/.315/.416 with 10 homers and 36 RBI over 340 plate appearances for San Francisco this season.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 23 Days

Giants manager Bruce Bochy is hoping to have Pablo Sandoval (elbow) available off the bench Monday.

However, Sandoval is currently still unable to fully extend his left arm, so it seems unlikely. He remains unlikely to need a DL stint, but it's unclear when Sandoval will be ready to play third base again.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 23 Days

Pablo Sandoval (elbow) is not in Monday's lineup against the Athletics.

Sandoval left Saturday's game after being hit in the left elbow with a pitch and will now miss his second straight start. X-rays came back negative, but he's dealing with a bone bruise. Consider him day-to-day for now.

Pablo Sandoval 3B SF 24 Days

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday that he's hoping Pablo Sandoval (elbow) will be ready to return to the lineup Monday.

Sandoval has what Bochy referred to as "a pretty good bone bruise" on his left elbow after being hit by a pitch Saturday. He's not expected to be available off the bench Sunday.