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Pablo Sandoval will be the catalyst that sparks what little offense the San Francisco Giants have. You read it here first.
First, he brings a lot of energy to the clubhouse. That energy will—hopefully—transfer to the rest of the team, all of whom seem to be demoralized by the loss of Buster Posey, Sanchez and half of the rest of the roster.
Second, with Sandoval back in the lineup and hitting well, the other guys will see better pitches. If Sandoval is hot at the plate, pitchers won't want to face him. That allows the other batters to see better pitches. Yes, I may have jumped to conclusions there, but this is a bold prediction. Hence the title.
Third, if the above happens, the Giants offense will spark and become more like the offense seen in the playoffs and the run up to the postseason. Look for Cody Ross, Pat Burrell and Aubrey Huff to wake up and smell the HRs.
Does anyone else miss Cody Ross' home run skip before the jog around the bags? I do.