VIDEO: How credible is a “baseball insider”? was started by young adults, so the story of Jake Wesley, a 14-year old Missourian who went from 300-11,000 followers by “breaking” the signings of Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, is not about his age, but about his ethics. With the help of @kenny1918, and his collecting of tweets (conveniently compiled in this /r/baseball post), we were able to piece...
Via On-Base Talk
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Sorting out the Red Sox position players

According to my untrained observation, the Boston Red Sox have eleven Major League starting players for eight positions on the field. Then there is David Ortiz who is as designated a designated hitter as there is in baseball. So after signing and anchoring Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to third and left field with free agent signings, what happens to everyone else? What...
Via The Flagrant Fan
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Thanks San Francisco Fans For ‘Unconditional Support’ (Photo)

Pablo Sandoval might be in Boston now, but he hasn’t forgotten the people who have supported him along his journey. Sandoval had played with the San Francisco Giants since 2008 before becoming a member of the Boston Red Sox earlier this week. Sandoval was a two-time All-Star and a three-time World Series champion with the Giants, so he took some time out to thank the fans who...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Busy Off-season is Just Warming Up

  Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers singles to knock in Yasiel Puig #66 in the third inning of Game One of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images/ESPN) The Boston Red Sox started the off-season with a bang agreeing to deals with free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and shortstop Hanley Ramirez...
Via The Sports Journal
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Boston Red Sox Designate Juan Francisco, Ryan Lavarnway For Assignment

To make room for new signings, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, the Red Sox have designated recently waiver claimed Juan Francisco and catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway for assignment. 
Via CLNS Radio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Finding a Stopper

Now that the Red Sox have come out guns-blazing in the free-agent market, their pitching situation has changed. No longer must they pin their hopes on youngsters and worry about giving up too much in trades. With Hanley Ramirez in left field (probably) and Pablo Sandoval at third, they should have an offensive revival. Whether or not they keep Yoenis Cespedes, the outfield looks...
Via Fenway West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fitting Yasmany Tomas in San Diego

Pablo Sandoval has joined the Red Sox. It’s not surprising that the Giants were right there in the race for his services. More surprising is that the Padres apparently were, too. And according to reports, all the teams made similar offers, so it’s not like Sandoval is chasing extra millions to Boston. An interesting thing […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A Panda Migrates East and Giants Roster Challenges Abound

The San Francisco Giants front office has its hands full this off-season with more vacancies than a cruise ship christened the “SS Norovirus”. Begin with there’s the little matter of finding a starting left fielder and replacing or re-signing starting pitchers Jake Peavy and Ryan Vogelsong and righty reliever Sergio Romo. $36 million starter Tim Lincecum will absolutely not...
Via The Giants Cove
2 days ago  |  Discuss

So Long And Thanks For All The Rings!

Former San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval just signed with the Boston Red Sox for a ton of money. Sandoval, who won three rings in five years with the Giants, cited the need “for a new challenge” leaving unsaid that he was basically taking the money and running. This reminds me a little of the off-season [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Roster Reset: How Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez Impact Plans

<input type="hidden" name="fallback" value="This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox already have taken a red pen to their offseason blueprint. The Red Sox agreed to long-term contracts with Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez on Tuesday...
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Panda, Headley, Gio, and the Hot Stove: While We’re Waiting…

Its the day before Thanksgiving and most of you aren’t working. Make sure that you all enjoy your holiday weekend and be safe. Think about what you are thankful for and appreciate it. If you read my piece from Monday about my late father, you know what I am talking about. Eat, drink, be merry, and enjoy your family. I know I will. And I will be hammering food Thursday and Friday...
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What Do the Giants Do Now?

Whether or not the deal for Pablo Sandoval was a good deal, the Giants are now faced with the unenviable task of finding a replacement in a bad market for third basemen. The good news is that they probably have close to $100 million they can spend on finding a solution. What might be their […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What luxury tax do Red Sox pay in 2015?

Luxury tax equals a middle reliever.Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The free agent signings have been fast and furious for the Red Sox the last few days with press conferences to announce both Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.The dust has yet to settle and the Red Sox are showing all signs of expecting to bring Jon Lester back with a multi-year mega contract.There are even...
Via RedSoxLife
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reaction to the Signings of Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez (VIDEO)

  The Lone Red Seat gives you their very mixed reaction to the Boston Red Sox’ signings of Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez. NOTE: This was filmed on the morning of 11/24, before official news of Sandoval’s signing and the declaration that Ramirez would play LF. The post Reaction to the Signings of Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez (VIDEO) appeared first on Standing O Sports...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants talking about adding Max Scherzer, Chase Headley

Fresh off of losing a cornerstone player, the San Francisco Giants aren’t hanging their heads. In fact, general manager Brian Sabean is out looking for a replacement and trying to improve an already stellar pitching staff. Late reports on Tuesday suggest the 2014 World Series champions have already moved on to other options. With Pablo Sandoval now officially a member of the...
Via Rumors and Rants
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Felt Disrespected By San Francisco Giants

The Boston Red Sox were able to snag Pablo Sandoval in free agency, and the San Francisco Giants had the same offer on the table for him before he chose Boston. Why did he end up deciding to leave the team that he has had so much success with? Quite simply, he felt disrespected with the way that they handled free agency and his situation in particular. Am told that Sandoval had...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval says 'Panda' nickname will live on Boston (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.During his introductory press conference with the Red Sox on Tuesday, Pablo Sandoval said his "Kung Fu Panda" nickname will live on in Boston."Ben didn’t sign one guy. It was a two-for-one deal. The panda is with me."The Red Sox are clearly embracing the nickname, putting a picture of a panda in Sandoval's new locker...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez & Pablo Sandoval At Dinner In Boston

After living in the North End for a few years after college and constantly seeing Red Sox players and other celebrities hanging out at Strega, I’d bet that Sandoval and Ramirez went’t there tonight. I haven’t been to Strega enough times to say from the place settings and booth chairs to say that with any certainty but I’m not exactly writing for The Boston Globe and this...
Via The Awesome Boston
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pablo Sandoval discusses why he chose the Red Sox

Pablo Sandoval talks choosing the Sox in free agency and how he plans to remain a third baseman at his introductory press conference.Videos courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox Officially Agree To Four-Year Contract

What everyone had anticipated for days became official Tuesday when the Boston Red Sox announced they had reached a four-year contract agreement with Hanley Ramirez. Notably, Ramirez, who has spent his entire 10-year MLB career at shortstop and third base, was called a “left fielder” in the team’s press release. Ramirez’s signing was the second notable...
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Pablo Sandoval Contract Details: Boston Red Sox Deal Has 2020 Option

<input type="hidden" name="fallback" value="This embed is invalid" /> Pablo Sandoval officially has joined the Boston Red Sox. Sandoval agreed to a five-year contract with the Red Sox, the team announced Tuesday prior to hosting an introductory...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Cherington: Pablo Sandoval Was ‘Obvious’ Target For Boston Red Sox

<input type="hidden" name="fallback" value="This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval checked all the boxes. Sandoval stood out as general manager Ben Cherington and the Red Sox front office developed an offseason strategy shortly...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Ready To Embrace ‘New Challenge’ With Boston Red Sox

BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval’s arms are wide open. The 28-year-old third baseman is prepared to welcome the Red Sox experience with a giant (Panda) bear hug. Sandoval became a beloved figure in San Francisco during his successful seven-year tenure with the Giants. The three-time World Series champion decided it was time to start penning a new chapter in his career, though, and Boston...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval Shouts Out Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox In Goofy Instagram Post

Pablo Sandoval is coming to Boston. Kung Fu Panda took to Instagram on Monday night to convey his enthusiasm for new teammate Hanley Ramirez and his deal with the Red Sox. <input type="hidden" name="fallback" value="This embed is invalid" /> Sandoval...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval’s 2014 Season Marked By Clutch Hits, Towering Homers (Videos)

With the reported signing of Pablo Sandoval, the Boston Red Sox add a player who has shown he can get it done in crunch time. After winning his third World Series with the San Francisco Giants and breaking the record for most hits in a single postseason, Sandoval demonstrated he’s earned the money his new team will be giving him. The 28-year-old hit .279 with 16 home runs and...
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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