Here is the opening to my Tuesday column about Bruce Bochy and Pablo Sandoval:

SAN FRANCISCO — Giants manager Bruce Bochy is in a tough situation. It’s all about Pablo Sandoval. How Bochy handles Sandoval is important — serious. Bochy will handle Sandoval just fine.

Here’s the deal. The Giants aren’t saying anything about Sandoval’s legal issues which involve alleged sexual assault Friday night in Santa Cruz. In fact, they aren’t saying much about Sandoval at all. We know Bochy had a private meeting with Sandoval Saturday morning, the morning after Sandoval’s scrape, if you can even call it a scrape. I don’t frankly know what to call it as Sandoval has not been charged with anything.

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