Pablo Sandoval RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pablo Sandoval apologizes for 2015 comments on leaving Giants

    Fanrag Sports "Despite being a beloved figure during his first stint with the San Francisco Giants, third baseman Pablo Sandoval probably could have handled his departure more smoothly than he did. In an interview with Scott Miller of Bleacher Report, Sandoval said that leaving the Giants for Boston was “not..." July 22

  • Pablo Sandoval signs deal to return to Giants

    WEEI Boston "Out of options and paid almost $50 million to simply go away just one week ago, Red Sox bust of a third baseman Pablo Sandoval was without a job for just one week, as he has officially signed a deal to return to the Giants, according to MLB insider Jon Heyman. Designated for assignment last..." July 22

  • Source: Pablo Sandoval returning to Giants

    MLB.com "Pablo Sandoval is coming back to San Francisco. A source told MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez on Wednesday that Sandoval, recently released by the Red Sox, will sign a Minor League contract with the Giants. The deal is pending a physical, and Sandoval is expected to be in San Francisco on Friday. The..." July 20

  • Red Sox release Pablo Sandoval five days after DFAing him

    CSN Bay Area "After designating Pablo Sandoval for assignment on Friday, the Red Sox had 10 days to trade him or release him. They only needed five days. Boston released Sandoval on Wednesday afternoon, officially bringing his tenure with the Red Sox to an end." July 19

  • Sandoval-Giants reunion not out of the question

    Fanrag Sports "Is a reunion between Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants as far-fetched as it may seem? Perhaps not. People close to Sandoval say he would “love” to go back to the Giants, no matter what he said shortly after he exited San Francisco, where he had some memorably-spectacular October..." July 15

  • Pablo Sandoval is one of MLB’s biggest free agent busts ever, a disappointment he’ll never overcome

    The Comeback "Halfway through a five-year contract that he signed with the Boston Red Sox, there will be no redemption for Pablo Sandoval. He’s not going to be remembered as a lovable Kung Fu Panda in Boston. His place is assured as one of the biggest free agent busts in major league history. Sandoval signed..." July 14

  • Red Sox credit owners for willingness to cut Pablo Sandoval

    Boston Herald "For weeks now, the Red Sox have discussed privately what to do with Pablo Sandoval. There have been conversations with ownership. Sandoval's agent was approached about accepting an outright assignment to get regular at-bats in Triple-A. Minor league coaches gave constant updates about his rehab..." July 14

  • Pablo Sandoval designated for assignment by Boston Red Sox

    Mass Live "Pablo Sandoval's day with the Red Sox are over. The club announced on Friday morning they designated the 30-year-old for assignment. Sandoval appeared in just 32 games this season hitting .212 with a .622 OPS. " July 14

  • Boston in hot (corner) pursuit before Deadline

    MLB.com "Pablo Sandoval was one of the game's biggest feel-good stories this spring, but his season has turned into a horror tale for the Red Sox, who are now in the market for a third baseman between now and the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. Boston surged to the top of the American League East..." June 22

  • Pablo Sandoval placed on disabled list; time running out for beleaguered third baseman

    Providence Journal "When your belt has unfastened itself mid-swing to serve as an apt metaphor for a season promptly gone awry, as it did for Pablo Sandoval last April, one would think the low points would stop being so startling. But still, on Monday night in Kansas City, it was remarkable to see Sandoval..." June 20

  • Pablo Sandoval's future lies in Dave Dombrowski's hands

    CSN New England "John Farrell on Tuesday was asked if Pablo Sandoval is a burden. The Red Sox manager said that was not the case, on a day Josh Rutledge started at third base in place of Sandoval for a fourth straight game. “I wouldn’t say it’s a burden for the manager,” Farrell said. “Our team is who we are,..." June 14

  • Chris Sale doesn't fault Pablo Sandoval for shaky 1st inning: 'Mistakes are going to happen'

    Mass Live "Two shaky defensive plays by Pablo Sandoval in the bottom of the first inning led to three runs and Chris Sale throwing 39 pitches. "We didn't execute in the first inning," Red Sox manager John Farrell said. "It cost him another 15, 18 pitches in the first inning. But that's the competitor in..." June 05

  • Red Sox Place Dustin Pedroia On Disabled List, Activate Pablo Sandoval

    MLB Trade Rumors "1:51pm: The Red Sox have now announced that Pedroia has been placed on the DL, with Sandoval indeed being activated in his place. 1:10pm: The Red Sox will place second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list with a “severe” sprain of his left wrist, according to Peter Abraham of the..." May 30

  • Pablo Sandoval to stay with Triple-A for now

    MLB.com "Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval will not join his team for its series against the White Sox starting Monday, and he will instead stay with Triple-A Pawtucket through the beginning of next week. Sandoval is recovering from a sprained right knee that landed him on the disabled list on April..." May 28

  • Pablo Sandoval, Brock Holt getting closer to rejoining Red Sox

    Boston Herald "Reinforcements are coming at third base for the Red Sox. How effective they’ll be when they arrive is anyone’s guess, but John Farrell could certainly use the options. The Red Sox manager said Tuesday that he’s hoping Pablo Sandoval (knee strain) will be ready to begin a minor league rehab..." May 11

  • Pablo Sandoval placed on DL with knee sprain

    ESPN "The Red Sox will be without third baseman Pablo Sandoval as they prepare to open a 10-game homestand. Sandoval was placed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a sprained right knee. The move is retroactive to Monday, meaning he will be ineligible to return until May 4 at the..." April 25

  • Sandoval's defense testing manager Farrell's patience

    ESPN "As embarrassing moments go, it isn't likely to ever get any worse for Pablo Sandoval than his previous trip to Canada, when his belt buckle exploded on a swing during a game last April. Compared to that, what happened here Wednesday night barely registers on the scale of public..." April 20

  • Farrell not ready to award Sandoval starting 3B job

    MLB.com "Last month, MLB.com took a first crack at projecting the Opening Day roster for the Red Sox. This seems like the right time to take another stab at it. There has already been one major update since the last time we did this exercise. Left-hander David Price will likely start the season on the..." March 17

  • Farrell: Sandoval showing renewed confidence

    Mass Live "Pablo Sandoval put together a productive seven seasons with the San Francisco Giants, slashing.294/.346/.465/.811 in 869 games. He had a disappointing first season in Boston during 2015 after signing for five years, $95 million. He batted .245 with a .292 on-base percentage. Things got..." March 11

  • Farrell: Sandoval is 'a much different player this year'

    Boston Herald "It hasn’t happened yet, but Pablo Sandoval is on his way toward earning the announcement he never got to hear from John Farrell last year. If he keeps playing the way he has in the first week, the Red sox starting third base job will likely be his. “He’s shown more in the first week of..." March 03

  • Sandoval: 'I don't focus on the scale. I focus (on) doing my job'

    Mass Live "Pablo Sandoval delivered a different message to the media here Thursday than the one he did last year when he arrived at spring training camp. Sandoval trained in this area and at the JetBlue Park complex throughout the offseason. He worked out at the complex with teammates last..." February 16

  • One Red Sox teammate says Pablo Sandoval 'worked his tail off' this winter

    Boston Globe "Pablo looks good for Pablo. Pablo Sandoval has lost weight. Some estimates have him down 30 pounds. He’s trying. Food is hard to push aside. It’s his vice. It’s probably a vice for many of us, but an athlete earning $17.6 million a season has to have discipline. Sandoval showed up at..." February 13