May 1, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (right) rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off of Miami Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco (left) during the sixth inning at AT

Giants Activate Pablo Sandoval, Option Brett Pill To Minors

Bruce Bochy said prior to tonight’s tilt against the Texas Rangers that it would take an emergency for the Giants to activate Pablo Sandoval before the end of the weekend.

I guess a makeshift lineup that could only produce three balls out of the infield all evening was enough of an emergency.

Moments after the Giants were shutout for the first time this season, the black and orange activated the Panda from the disabled list and immediately sent down Brett Pill as the corresponding move.

With two right handed pitchers to finish out the Rangers series and a single lefty arm in their ‘pen, Sandoval should see starts in both games.

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