San Francisco’s third baseman Pablo Sandoval hit three homers Wednesday, bringing in a total of six runs and helping the Giants defeat the San Diego Padres 13-5.
Sandoval started the day with 10 home runs this season. He then hit a two-run shot in the fifth inning, a leadoff drive in the eighth, and a three-run homer in the ninth. He also hit a single against the Padres.
San Francisco hit six home runs overall. The Giants began the game tied with Miami for the fewest homers in the majors with 80.
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Sandoval’s only previous three-homer game came in the opener of last year’s World Series, which can seen in the video below. He was named MVP of the series.