Red Sox trying to move some "immovable" assets. Pablo Sandoval perhaps? Padres and Giants bid last offseason, but Giants happy with Duffy.
ESPN "When an unflattering photo of new Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, belly bulging, appeared on a Boston internet website before the official start of spring training, manager John Farrell was quick to rush to his defense, claiming that the player's weight was not an issue for the..." July 30
Sandoval says he will play Tuesday. Swihart hopes to. #redsox
Pablo Sandoval left with a left ankle sprain, Blake Swihart with a left foot sprain.
TMZ "Boston Red Sox star Pablo Sandoval broke the CARDINAL RULE when it comes to dropping a deuce during a MLB game ... so claims David Price who says Pablo needs to be smarter on the crapper. As you've probably heard ... Sandoval was benched by the team after he got caught liking sexy photos on..." June 21
Providence Journal "Manager John Farrell hinted that Pablo Sandoval is considering abandoning switch-hitting, a day after Sandoval hit left-handed against a lefty relief pitcher. Sandoval is back in Boston's starting lineup on Monday, hitting fifth against right-hander Ricky Nolasco. But Farrell was intrigued by..." May 26
The Score "Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval was removed from Tuesday's game in the seventh inning after he was hit by a pitch. Sandoval immediately fell to the ground in pain after taking a 94-mph fastball from Texas Rangers reliever Sam Freeman off the front part of his left knee." May 20
Boston Herald "The question was straightforward, the answer even more direct. Can you recall seeing a hitter who got results that were more extreme than Pablo Sandoval’s? “Yeah,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said. “Usually they don’t switch-hit.” Zing. To be fair, Farrell didn’t mean it as a..." May 15
Sandoval has a bruise on his left foot the #RedSox announce.
Larry Brown Sports "Pablo Sandoval was an excellent player for the Giants during his seven seasons spent in San Francisco. He made two All-Star teams and helped lead them to three World Series titles. Despite his excellent regular seasons and postseason brilliance, the Giants always seemed to have an issue with..." March 26
CBS Sports "Pablo Sandoval says he changed his phone number after joining the Boston Red Sox in free agency. New house, new friends, the reasoning went. What hasn't changed: his feelings about his former employer since declaring that manager Bruce Bochy and slugger Hunter Pence were the only San Francisco..." March 25
NESN "Pablo Sandoval isn’t piling on, but he’s also not backing down. Sandoval said in a recent Bleacher Report article his decision to leave the Giants was “not hard at all” because he felt disrespected by the way San Francisco approached the sides’ contract negotiations. The Red Sox third baseman..." March 11
NESN "Pablo Sandoval seemingly had it all in San Francisco: fame, fortune, rings. So why on Earth would he leave the defending World Series champions, who originally signed him as an amateur free agent in 2003, to join a team that’s coming off a last-place finish? Respect. “The Giants made a..." March 09
San Jose Mercury News "The almost total absence of Panda hats at the Giants FanFest on Saturday at AT&T Park was conspicuous, if not a bit eerie. The Giants and, just as important, their fans could take awhile to adjust to life without Pablo Sandoval. They could take awhile to adjust to Casey McGehee as Sandoval's..." February 11
MLB.com "Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval said Tuesday on MLB Network Radio he didn't let the Giants make a final offer before signing with Boston, and he guaranteed the Red Sox would win the American League East this season. Sandoval -- who signed a five-year, $95 million contract with a $17..." January 22
Sandoval’s agent, Gustavo Vasquez, finally acknowledging that deal with #RedSox is done. Pending physical. Press conference tomorrow.
Hardball Talk "Big day for the Sox. On the same day they are expected to officially announce a deal with Hanley Ramirez, Jon Heyman reports that the Red Sox have reached an agreement with Pablo Sandoval for five years and close to $100 million. Sandoval had offers from both the Giants and the Padres as well,..." November 24
NESN "The Pablo Sandoval sweepstakes just welcomed a surprise entrant. The San Diego Padres have joined the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants in aggressively pursuing Sandoval, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman reported Thursday night. The Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox reportedly have shown..." November 21
San Jose Mercury News "If the Giants fail to cut a deal for Pablo Sandoval, they had better have a good excuse. And it can't be: "Hey, the dog ate my incentive clause!" Sandoval, the popular and well-rounded Kung Fu Panda, spent a few days in Boston this week, pondering his future. The Red Sox fed him meals and..." November 20
In addition to offers by San Francisco and Boston, Pablo Sandoval is expected to receive an offer from the Blue Jays in next 24 hours.
CBS Sports "Pablo Sandoval and his agents boarded a flight Wednesday afternoon from Boston, and the Red Sox are expected to make an offer by Thursday or so in what looks like a strong and spirited competition between at least five teams, including the favored, big-market Boston and San Francisco teams. The..." November 19
CSN New England "CSNNE.com’s Red Sox Insider Sean McAdam joined Trenni Kusnierek on SNC Early Edition to discuss the reports that the Red Sox are discussing a deal with Sandoval. McAdam explained that it would be foolish for either party to sign now. " November 19
ESPN Boston "Free agent Pablo Sandoval arrived in Boston on Monday for a meeting with Red Sox brass, who were said to be "all-in" on luring the third baseman away from San Francisco. An executive with one major league club at last week's GM meetings in Phoenix said the Sox were making a big push to sign the..." November 18
CBS Sports "The Padres have interest in Pablo Sandoval, expanding the field of known interested teams in the star third baseman to five. The incumbent Giants, where he has won three World Series rings, and the deep-pocketed Red Sox are seen as favorites, but San Diego makes sense, too. The Padres are in..." November 17
ESPN Boston "While there have been reports, most notably from Buster Olney of ESPN.com, that the San Francisco Giants are optimistic about re-signing Pablo Sandoval and that a deal could happen soon, an executive with another major league club said Tuesday that the Red Sox are "all in" on the free-agent third..." November 12
GM Brian Sabean says Giants' initial efforts are focused on re-signing Pablo Sandoval and they have not engaged their other free agents.
New York Daily News "Put the Panda heads away, Yankees fans; Pablo Sandoval isn’t coming to the Bronx. And you can add Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields to that list while you’re at it. According to a source, the Yankees have no plans to pursue either Scherzer or Lester, the top two free agents on the..." November 04
No surprise: Sandoval has rejected qualifying offer from #SFGiants.
New York Post "The Yankees have an interest in bringing back third baseman Chase Headley, and there are indications the switch-hitting free agent would welcome a return to The Bronx. Headley impressed Yankees brass and players with his play and clubhouse attitude, and the back problem that was an issue in San..." November 03
Fox Sports "When the Giants won the World Series in 2012, they re-signed left-hander Jeremy Affeldt, second baseman Marco Scutaro and center fielder Angel Pagan only after each became a free agent. Barring a sudden breakthrough Monday, the Giants will need to take the same course and outbid other clubs for..." November 03
CBS Sports "Back in April and May when he was uncharacteristically struggling, and batting south of .200, Pablo Sandoval might have been wondering whether he made the right call turning down the Giants' multiyear offer back in spring training. But now that he's a three-time World Series winner with a .426..." November 01
That's the 26th hit for Sandoval this postseason, a new MLB record. $$$
New York Daily News "Literally and figuratively, Pablo Sandoval and “Big Game” James Shields are the elephants in the room in this World Series as the most prominent pending free agents likely to be playing elsewhere next season. Neither the Giants with Sandoval (who is having an MVP-caliber Series) nor the Royals..." October 27
McCovey Chronicles "Over at ESPN, Buster Olney broke down the pending free agents to guess at which ones were going to get a qualifying offer. Players who get the qualifying offer can accept a one-year deal from the team at the average value of the top 125 salaries in baseball -- around $15 million or so. The ones..." September 18
CSN Bay Area "Aside from passing pleasantries, there haven’t been any conversations between the Giants and the agent for third baseman Pablo Sandoval in months. But Gustavo Vasquez said he remains on good terms with the team, and his camp remains open minded. As you might recall, Vasquez said in the..." August 13
San Jose Mercury News "The Giants have tabled contract extension talks with Pablo Sandoval, but manager Bruce Bochy doesn't believe the uncertainty is weighing on his third baseman's mind -- or deflating his batting average. Sandoval is hitting just .161 through eight games, but Bochy feels the free-agent-to-be has..." April 10
Giants and Pablo Sandoval still far apart in extension talks, source said tonight. Sandoval wants a deal of 5 or more years. @FOXSports1
CSN Bay Area "There isn’t much current dialogue between the Giants and Pablo Sandoval’s representatives about a potential contract extension that would keep the Panda in San Francisco beyond this season. But Sandoval’s camp is open to resuming talks, and the Giants would engage if they are convinced it..." April 03
San Francisco Chronicle "No need to start hitting grounders to Buster Posey at third base quite yet. A drastic move to replace Pablo Sandoval would be premature despite a $50 million divide between the Giants and their World Series MVP. A starting point is just that, both sides engaging to talk further about bridging..." March 26
I heard Pablo Sandoval's asking price was well north of Pence's 5-year/$90M deal. No wonder Sabean told @hankschulman the club will hold off
Source tells me #sfgiants and Pablo Sandoval’s people have not begun discussions on an extension. Must work fast to do it by Play Ball Lunch
CSN Bay Area "Pablo Sandoval wanted to show his teammates he could trim down over the winter. More importantly, though, he wanted to show them that he grew up. “I grew up as a person, as a human being,” he said, “to take my job seriously.” He did not have their respect when a 76-86 season ended in..." February 15
CSN Bay Area "Pablo Sandoval is scheduled to become a free agent following the 2014 season. But will the Giants and their third baseman agree on a contract extension prior to Opening Day? That's the question Jim Kozimor asked Andrew Baggarly on Tuesday's Yahoo! SportsTalk Live. "I think if the Giants..." January 29
CSN Bay Area "It’s apparent that Pablo Sandoval has spent plenty of time in the gym this spring. Now the Giants have to hope he stays out of the trainer’s room. Although it appeared to be a minor injury, Sandoval pulled up lame after running out a ground ball in the eighth inning and was lifted from a..." January 26
I just wanted to express my opinion about some media comment about me losing 42lbs , I haven't made any comment about how much weight
The Biggest Loser, #SFGiants edition: Pablo Sandoval has said he's dropped 42 pounds this winter due to offseason training
San Francisco Chronicle "When it comes to free agency, the Giants take care of their own. Pablo Sandoval could be the latest to benefit from the team's loyalty. The Giants committed $166 million to four of their players due to be free agents this winter, but Sandoval was perceived to be a different case, if only..." December 11