8:25 PM EST, Sat February 25, 2017
The Republican 2 hours ago
Pablo Sandoval, Boston Red Sox, gets loud ovation for trying to bunt for hit, does record hit batting righty

Pablo Sandoval, Boston Red Sox, gets loud ovation for trying to bunt for hit, does record hit batting righty

Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval worked on his right-handed swing this offseason with Tigers' Miguel Cabrera. And he recorded an RBI single off southpaw Adalberto Mejia.
Over the Monster 8 hours ago
Red Sox vs. Twins lineup: Return of the big boys

Red Sox vs. Twins lineup: Return of the big boys

And Mitch Moreland. The Red Sox play the Twins today at 1:05 EST, and some old friends are back in the lineup, along with another left-handed starter and, y’know, Steve Selsky. February y’all. Here’s the batting order: Dustin Pedroia, 2B Xander Bogaerts, SS Mookie Betts, RF Hanley Ramírez, DH Mitch Moreland, 1B Chris Young, LF Pablo Sandoval, 3B Steve Selsky, CF Christian Vazquez, C SP: Roenis Elias Twitter user extraordinaire Phil Hughes will take the mound for Minnesota. Expect strikes.
Fenway Nation Feb 24, 2017
Moreland Travis Go Yard In 9-6 Win Over Northeastern

Moreland Travis Go Yard In 9-6 Win Over Northeastern

(Boston Herald Photo)In the first game action of 2017, Mitch Moreland and Sam Travis each clouted three-run HRs to pace Boston to a 9-6 win over Northeastern University. The Huskies actually outhit The Carmine Hose 9-8, but the dual 3-run blasts proved the difference for Boston. Sox hurler Brian Johnson pitched two hitless innings, with a string of minor leagues filling out the game. Also collecting hits for the Red Sox were: Deven Marrero, Blake Swihart, Pablo Sandoval (a double capped by a head-first slide into 2B), Brian Bogusevic, Chris Young and Steve Selsky. The Red Sox take on MLB...
The Republican Feb 23, 2017
Pablo Sandoval, Boston Red Sox 3B, returns to game action with double, head-first slider into second

Pablo Sandoval, Boston Red Sox 3B, returns to game action with double, head-first slider into second

For Pablo Sandoval, the exhibition Thursday marked his first time on the field in a Red Sox uniform since last April 10 in Toronto when he struck out in his only at-bat.

Encouraging open to exhibition season for Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. — All the reasons to be leery of spring training evaluations are accentuated on a day like Thursday, when the Red Sox defeated Northeastern University, 9-6, at JetBlue Park. However, insomuch as one can draw information from a February game against a college team, Boston could emerge encouraged.This is a time of spring when the noteworthy tends to be negative — when bad plays or efforts stand out, when anything good is chalked up to subpar competition. [...]
The Republican Feb 23, 2017
Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt makes backhanded, diving grab, strikes pose on Pablo Sandoval one-hopper VIDEO

Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt makes backhanded, diving grab, strikes pose on Pablo Sandoval one-hopper VIDEO

Brock Holt made the play of the day during batting practice before the Boston Red Sox's exhibition game against Northeastern University here at JetBlue Park.
Fenway Nation Feb 23, 2017
POLL: Panda Still Seen As Most Likely Over-Performer In 2017

POLL: Panda Still Seen As Most Likely Over-Performer In 2017

Updated results to a recent FenwayNation Poll show that most readers think Pablo Sandoval will be the Red Sox player most likely to perform above expectations during the 2017 season. As the chart shows, 29% pick The Panda as their choice, followed by Drew Pomeranz at 18%. Next on the list are Mitch Moreland at 14%, Christian Vazquez at 13%, Carson Smith and Sandy Leon each with 8%, and Tyler Thornburg at 4%. A total of 6% named other players not specified on this list.
Sam Travis home run leads Red Sox in spring opener

Sam Travis home run leads Red Sox in spring opener

FORT MYERS -- The Red Sox opened their spring exhibition season today with a 9-6 win over Northeastern University. Pablo Sandoval saw his first action since last April and went 1-for-2 with a double while playing third base.Slugging prospect Sam Travis belted a three-run home run for the Sox, as did free agent acquisition Mitch Moreland. Brian Johnson started for the Sox and went two innings while walking one and striking out three. 
Boston Herald Feb 22, 2017
Drellich: Pablo Sandoval staying mum on his new diet

Drellich: Pablo Sandoval staying mum on his new diet

FORT MYERS — He’s on a talk-free diet.Pablo Sandoval’s got no problem sharing videos on social media to prove just how hard he’s worked.“Yeah, I just want to keep the fans updated,” Sandoval said Wednesday, “what I was doing.”Nothing around dinner time, though. What he eats is apparently off-limits.Everyone knew the guy could lose weight and exercise if he applied himself. The Red Sox third baseman did that in his San Francisco Giants days.But what he’s eating now, and how he’s changed is diet seems a sensitive topic.“I got a program. I got a program, it’s all...
Fenway Nation Feb 22, 2017
First Red Sox Lineup Of The Year Has Mookie On Top

First Red Sox Lineup Of The Year Has Mookie On Top

When the Red Sox take on the Northeastern University Huskies tomorrow, it will mark the first time that John Farrell posts a 2017 lineup. So, here it is: Mookie Betts RF; Xander Bogaerts SS; Mitch Moreland 1B; Chris Young LF; Pablo Sandoval 3B; Sam Travis DH; Marco Hernandez 2B; Rusney Castillo CF; Christian Vazquez C. The game will start at 1:05 PM and—of course—will not be on television or radio. You might try to catch a foreign soccer match on NESN, though. This year, The Carmine Hose will not be facing that other institution from Chestnut Hill.
Fenway Nation Feb 22, 2017
POLL: 'Mitch & The Panda' Seen As Top Over-Performers

POLL: 'Mitch & The Panda' Seen As Top Over-Performers

Early voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll indicates that most readers (35%) think Pablo Sandoval will be the Red Sox player who performers above expectations in 2017. As the chart shows, new first-baseman Mitch Moreland comes in second on the list at 18%, followed by Christian Vazquez at 12%. Both Sandy Leon and Carson Smith come in at 10% each, followed by Drew Pomeranz at 8% and Tyler Thornburg at 6%. Just 2% think a player other than those listed will over-perform. You can still vote in the poll HERE.
The Republican Feb 22, 2017
Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox 3B, unconcerned how fans will react to him Opening Day, doesn't get into diet specifics

Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox 3B, unconcerned how fans will react to him Opening Day, doesn't get into diet specifics

Pablo Sandoval has spoken with Hanley Ramirez about his bounce-back season last year when the fans took to him quickly. He doesn't know how fans will react to him.
Over the Monster Feb 22, 2017
Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Sam Travis, Pedro Martinez

Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Sam Travis, Pedro Martinez

Today Mookie Betts is an MVP candidate, Sam Travis could make an impact in 2017 and Pedro Martinez provides an example of how to succeed in Boston. Mookie Betts came in second in AL MVP voting last season. He’ll be in the running again this time around as well. (Mike Cole; NESN) Sam Travis is a prospect who could be making plays for the Red Sox very soon. (Christopher Smith; MassLive) Lost in the obsession with Pablo Sandoval’s new slim physique is that how he responds to his labrum surgery will be just as important. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) Chris Sale could learn a lot from...
Red Sox nutritionist change said to be unrelated to Pablo Sandoval

Red Sox nutritionist change said to be unrelated to Pablo Sandoval

FORT MYERS — The Red Sox changed nutrionists this offseason, but Pablo Sandoval's weight is said not be the impetus.Glen Tobias, who has a practice in Connecticut previously worked as the team nutritionist for the New York Jets, has taken over for Nancy Clark.Clark, as well as a Red Sox source said she left the club under amicable conditions that were unrelated to Sandoval.
Boston Globe Feb 21, 2017
Pablo Sandoval’s labrum surgery could be a huge X factor

Pablo Sandoval’s labrum surgery could be a huge X factor

Attempts to determine what kind of player Pablo Sandoval might be going forward seem to revolve solely around his weight and physical conditioning. Yet it’s entirely possible that another physical issue will loom larger in determining his impact in 2017, and his worthiness of reclaiming an everyday role at third base. It is easy to […]

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