Giants activate Sanchez from DL
Sanchez was activated from the 15-day DL Monday and in the lineup playing second base and batting second for San Francisco's series opener with the San Diego Padres. He missed 19 games with a strained left shoulder.
Sanchez was batting .304 with a home run and five RBIs in 13 games since being acquired from Pittsburgh on July 29 when the Pirates were in town.
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