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Five players with something to prove in 2015

Sometimes having a chip on your shoulder is the best thing for a ballplayer. Having something to prove, or the desire to prove someone wrong, can sometimes be enough to push a guy into having a career year. There are plenty of players who fit that criteria this year, whether it’s guys proving they’re worth the huge contracts they signed this winter, or guys returning from...
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Boston Red Sox: Burning Spring Training questions

It’s officially baseball season for the Boston Red Sox, as pitchers and catchers have arrived in Fort Myers for Spring Training, with position players scheduled to arrive on Tuesday. A year after finishing last in the American League East, Boston moved quickly during the offseason, locking up former Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval and Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez (who will...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Defends Conditioning, Using Weight Talk As Motivation

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — Pablo Sandoval issued a challenge. Sandoval, whose weight has been a subject of conversation in recent days after an unflattering photo of the Boston Red Sox third baseman surfaced on the Internet, shrugged off the issue Saturday following a workout at JetBlue Park. The slugger did, however, challenge...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell blows off talk about Pablo Sandoval's weight

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Why expect a flamingo when you’re promised a panda?     Pablo Sandoval’s weight has generated some buzz in recent days because of an unflattering photo that surfaced from one of his workouts at the Boston Red Sox’s spring training complex. Sandoval’s weight is a non-issue for the Red Sox, though, as the organization knew exactly what it was getting...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Turn Pablo Sandoval’s Unflattering Picture Into Joke With #PandaPose

The Panda Pose is all the rage right now. Pablo Sandoval found himself on the receiving end of heavy criticism — see what we did there — when an unflattering photo of the new Boston Red Sox third baseman surfaced earlier this week. Sandoval has already fired back at the haters, while adding that the photo “caught me at a bad angle,” and now his teammates are coming to his...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Maybe Pablo Sandoval isn’t as fat as everyone thinks (photos)

Pablo Sandoval created a seismic stir on the Internet earlier this week when an unflattering photograph surfaced (above) which gave the impression that the new Boston Red Sox third baseman may be a bit more portly than usual heading into spring training. Of course, Sandoval has never been viewed as svelte by any stretch of...Read More The post Maybe Pablo Sandoval isn’t as fat...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Not Worried About Critics: ‘Let Them Talk, Talk And Critcize’

Welcome to Boston, Pablo Sandoval. The new Red Sox third baseman didn’t have to wait long for getting a crash course on what it’s like to play in a baseball town that can get a little negative from time to time, to say the least. The free-agent signing reported to spring training earlier this week and a less-than-flattering photo did nothing to ease concerns some have stated...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval responds to criticism of unflattering photo

A few days ago, Pablo Sandoval was photographed at Red Sox camp in a pose that did not appear to show him the best of shape. Of course, his physical conditioning has been a topic of discussion for much of his career. However, that didn’t stop the Red Sox from offering Sandoval $95 million over...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fresh off Massive Contract, Pablo Sandoval Packing on the Weight

New Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval—fresh off a $95 million contract this past offseason—surely doesn’t look like he’s in the best shape and prepared to attack the diamond for his new team this year. Courtesy of Bad Panda. The 28-year-old World Series hero has battled weight issues his entire career. At times during his tenure with the San Francisco...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Pablo Sandoval ate well during the offseason

With Boston Red Sox’s spring training not slated to open until Friday and position players not expected to report until Feb. 24,  to his credit, Pablo Sandoval showed up way ahead of schedule to begin preparations for the 2015 MLB season with his new team, the Boston Red Sox. Sandoval reportedly said he is “very...Read More The post Moo Goo Gai Panda: Pablo Sandoval ate well...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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