With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.
It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
Melky Cabrera and Pablo Sandoval sent the National League to a big early lead. Matt Cain and the rest of an imposing pitching staff finished off a Giant blowout in the All-Star game.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
Mets third baseman David Wright was beaten out in the National League All-Star fan-voting ballot by the Giants’ Pablo Sandoval by 1.6 million votes. And general manager Sandy Alderson took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with the outcome.
Those who want desperately to hang onto the commoner vote will say it’s all the Mets fans’ fault. They didn’t come out for David Wright like they should have. They’d be correct, too.
Despite a healthy lead last week, David Wright finished second in the All-Star fan balloting at third base — a whopping 1,610,162 votes behind San Francisco’s Pablo Sandoval.
Juan Uribe, sore left wrist and all, made his mark on this NLCS in a matter of moments — a great play with his glove, then one swing that put the San Francisco Giants within one win of the World Series.