Pablo Sandoval spent part of Saturday’s spring finale leaning on a wall at the edge of the visiting dugout t O.co Coliseum, repeatedly tossing a ball into the air and catching it with his glove. The third baseman is itching to get back in the everyday lineup, and he took a step in that direction Saturday. Sandoval took batting practice before a 4-3 loss to the A’s and did a full infield workout, complete with a handful of strong throws to first to test his sore right elbow. Asked if he anticipated playing in Monday’s season opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sandoval flashed a wide smile.
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