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Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval's Belt Pops Loose After Swing vs. Blue Jays

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistApril 9, 2016

via MLB.com

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval's weight has always been a hot topic, and this incident will no doubt keep that discussion alive.

In the top of the second inning of Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Sandoval took a big rip at a 1-0 offering from knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. The 5'11", 255-pounder's swing was so mighty that it popped his belt loose.

And you better believe the Internet noticed:

Bruce Arthur @bruce_arthur

Pablo Sandoval just broke his belt on a swing. I love Pablo Sandoval.

Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

Attention gif-makers. Pablo Sandoval just popped his belt on a swing and miss. You're welcome.

Geoff Schwartz @geoffschwartz

It's hard to laugh at Sandoval because he's one of my favorite Giants but oh wow, this is 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 https://t.co/ZM2jEyw32c

This was a moment just meant for the social media age.

It was a rough inning for Sandoval. Not only did his belt malfunction (after which he ditched it), but he struck out and was charged with a throwing error in the bottom of the second.

[MLB.com, Twitter]

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