He caught a Johnny Cueto bullpen then took credit for Cueto’s seven shutout innings in Los Angeles. He told a teammate Wednesday he would hit a homer against one of the game’s best pitchers then made the Splash Hit counter spin.

He laughed and made others laugh around him, as he has done every day since the Giants gave him the gift of a second chance.

Pablo Sandoval repaid them during his first start of the season as the Giants punished Felix Hernandez and the Mariners 10-1 at AT&T Park to even their record at 3-3.

The Giants hit three homers in an inning at China Basin for the first time since 2007 and four in a home game for the first time since 2016. …continue reading here…