Pablo Sandoval crosses home plate after his solo homer in the fifth. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Eric Gilmore / Special to MLB.com
Pablo Sandoval returned to the starting lineup after a three-game absence with a strained calf and the flu and pounded his 20th homer of the year. The Kung Fu Panda's solo shot was all the support Tim Lincecum needed to help the Giants pull two games back in the Wild Card race.
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