Giants stop contract extension talks with Pablo Sandoval

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 outperformed the raw statistics. "I like his approach right now," Bochy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pablo Sandoval hit by teammate's foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (a.k.a. "Kung Fu Panda") was hit in the leg by a foul ball while warming up for his fifth inning at-bat during Wednesday night's game against Arizona.Sandoval was taking his practice swings when Giants batter Brandon Belt hit a foul ball in his direction. Sandoval tried to move...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot start tempered by Pablo Sandoval contract talks, shady agents

Like you guys, I'm a bit giddy over the Giants' hot start. They're crushing the ball everywhere, and it's nice to know that it's Brandon Belt's world and that we're just living in it.Other than some early concerns about our rotation, I'm most concerned by the Pablo Sandoval contract situation, and hope that this doesn't turn into a sour-tasting...
Via The Dodgerhater
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Seeking $90 Million Contract, San Francisco Giants Would Be Smart To Move Pablo Sandoval

Reports emerging from San Francisco state that the Giants and General Manager Brian Sabean have cut off contract extension talks with 2012 World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval. Having already turned down a very reasonable three-year, $40 million contract extension and seeking a 5-year, $90 million type of deal, the time has come for the Giants to explore their options in moving their...
Via BaySportsNet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: San Francisco announces they have tabled extension talks with Pablo Sandoval

Shortly after I wrote that the San Francisco Giants were "far apart" in contract extension talks with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, their general manager Brian Sabean gave us further details as to where the talks now stand.Talks between the Giants and Sandoval have been tabled, Sabean told Jim Kozimor of NBC Bay Area.Sandoval's demands have proven to be too significant...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: Pablo Sandoval talks swing with Miguel Cabrera

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is not slouch at the plate. The 27-year-old has a .297 average in his first six seasons. In fact, the switch-hitter is consistent from both sides, notching a .299 average from the left side and a .290 average from the right. Now it seems Kung Fu Panda is interested in closing that 10-point gap as he has looked to the right-handed...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: Pablo Sandoval open to resuming extension talks with San Francisco

The San Francisco Giants and third baseman Pablo Sandoval are reportedly $50 million apart in contract negotiations. Talks are currently at a stand still and Sandoval could end up hitting free agency at the end of the year.Sandoval, however, wants to stay in San Francisco long-term and is open to resuming talks about an extension during the season, CSN Bay Area's Andrew Baggarly...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval gives clearance for in-season negotiations

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 wouldn’t be a distraction to the 2012 World Series MVP and two-time All-Star third...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: San Francisco $50 million apart in contract discussions with Pablo Sandoval

The San Francisco Giants have been in discussions with third baseman Pablo Sandoval about a contract extension. The Giants offered Sandoval a three-year deal, while Sandoval is said to be seeking a five-year deal.There is also a $50 million gap in discussions between the Giants and Sandoval, according to John Shea of is due to make $8.25 million in the final year...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval posts photo of dramatic weight loss to Instagram

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval has never been much of a skinny guy throughout his major league career. This is what he looked like this past September with the Giants. Big boy, right? He was officially listed at 240 pounds, but looked a lot bigger. Flash forward to today. Sandoval has been working hard to get in shape this winter, and the following pic...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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