Pablo Sandoval RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants pick up 2018 options for Madison Bumgarner, Matt Moore, and Pablo Sandoval

    Hardball Talk "Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports that the Giants have picked up the 2018 options for starters Madison Bumgarner and Matt Moore, as well as third baseman Pablo Sandoval. Bumgarner, 28, had an option worth $12 million and has another one for 2019 worth the same. He made only 17 starts..." November 06

  • Pablo Sandoval in historically bad slump for Giants

    Larry Brown Sports "When the San Francisco Giants signed Pablo Sandoval in July, both parties were hoping that a change of scenery would revive Kung Fu Panda’s career. That has not been the case. Sandoval has been even worse with San Francisco than he was with Boston, which is saying a lot. He is also in the..." September 05

  • Red Sox Made ‘Every Accommodation’ For Pablo Sandoval, Dave Dombrowski Says

    NESN "Dave Dombrowski isn’t really trying to hear Pablo Sandoval’s excuses. The Boston Red Sox’s president of baseball operations appeared on WEEI on Tuesday during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon and was asked about Sandoval’s comments in The Players’ Tribune after he rejoined the San..." August 15

  • Sandoval says he's happy to be back in S.F., but that's taken as a jab at Red Sox

    CBS Sports "Simply put, Pablo Sandoval's tenure with the Red Sox will go down as one of the worst free agent signings in baseball history. The team gave him a five-year contract worth $95 million, and in return, he gave them a .236/.286/.360 batting line and minus-2.2 WAR in 161 games. Boston owes him $18.6..." August 15

  • 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 "Pablo Sandoval is coming back to San Francisco. A source told'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 "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

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