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A Very Good Year
Jordan Conn
December 10, 2012
If facing Justin Verlander is supposed to be a terrifying experience, someone forgot to tell Pablo Sandoval. The Panda had three plate appearances against the Tigers' ace this season, one in the All-Star Game and two in Game 1 of the World Series (above). The results: nine pitches, two home runs, a triple and six RBIs.
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December 10, 2012

A Very Good Year

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If facing Justin Verlander is supposed to be a terrifying experience, someone forgot to tell Pablo Sandoval. The Panda had three plate appearances against the Tigers' ace this season, one in the All-Star Game and two in Game 1 of the World Series (above). The results: nine pitches, two home runs, a triple and six RBIs.

ALL-STAR GAME

1st inning, 2 outs, bases loaded

1 Fastball, 98 mph: Ball 1--0

2 Fastball, 98 mph: Foul 1--1

3 Curve, 81 mph: Triple to rightfield, three runs score

WORLD SERIES, GAME 1

1st inning, 2 outs, bases empty

1 Fastball, 94 mph: Called strike 0--1

2 Changeup, 87 mph: Foul 0--2

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