"He's not really changing anything. He just needs to get back to what he was," Bochy said. "It could take two or three days. Sometimes things click right away."
Sandoval, who turns 27 on Sunday, entered Friday batting .097 (3-for-31) in his previous eight games. With a batting average of .259, nine home runs and 52 RBIs, Sandoval could accumulate totals that would fall dangerously close to his personal-worst 2010 season (.268, 13 homers, 63 RBIs).
Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.