Giants activate Pablo Sandoval

Updated: August 14, 2012, 2:14 AM ET
Associated Press


SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants activated infielder Pablo Sandoval from the disabled list before Monday night's game against the Washington Nationals.

Sandoval, recovered from a hamstring strain, was 2 for 4 with a double in his third and final rehab game with Class A San Jose on Sunday. He's hitting .299 with eight home runs and 33 RBIs with the parent club.

To make room on the 25-man roster, infielder Brett Pill was optioned to Triple-A Fresno. Pill was hitting .222 with four home runs and 11 RBIs in 43 games.

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