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Pablo Sandoval
Birthdate: 8/11/1986 (30 y, 7 m, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/255     Position: 3B
Contract: $95M / 5 Years (2015 - 2019) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Sandoval homered while batting right-handed Saturday. (3/25/2017)
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Profile: There was a lot of pressure on Pablo Sandoval entering 2016, due to his struggles in his debut season in Boston and the emergence of Travis Shaw. Sandoval began the season behind Shaw, and eventually played only three games before suffering a shoulder sprain which eventually led to season ending surgery. With Shaw now in Milwaukee and Yoan Moncada with the White Sox, third base in Boston is now again Sandoval's. The fact that he has nobody breathing down his neck is probably a positive, as he is at least assured playing time for those considering adding him. He is said to (again) be taking his weight seriously and is currently under 250 lbs. A lighter Sandoval is most likely a better Sandoval, both health wise and defensively. At just 30-years-old, it is possible for Sandoval to regain the form he had prior to joining the Red Sox. That form is good, but not great. He could receive a boost from playing in Fenway, but the fact of the matter is Sandoval is a power limited third baseman with weight issues, a low walk rate, and no speed. This makes him useful in only deep leagues entering draft day. (Ben Duronio)

The Quick Opinion: Sandoval has had a terrible start to his five year deal, but with Travis Shaw and Yoan Moncada being moved this winter, he will begin the year as the team's outright starter. The issue is, even when healthy, Sandoval lacks the speed, plate discipline, and power to be a quality fantasy player.

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Seasonvs RGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008vs R37107113412981324222011130500.383
2009vs R14042747413480305196065401368340453.314
2010vs R145422461119772821248483511561302032.282
2011vs R1093303671076223220436430744070624.324
2012vs R98269305744419110434730341150511.275
2013vs R13037741710672192133764324544401300.281
2014vs R14839743312693202114854284543501100.317
2015vs R1153233508655201104036201445201000.266
2016vs R3670000000104000000.000
Totalvs R9252658292779351216716983434002184337618330741110.298

Seasonvs RBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008vs R1.8 %9.7 %0.18.383.389.561.950.178.396217.2.406147
2009vs R8.4 %14.3 %0.59.314.373.541.914.227.3347821.6.384136
2010vs R7.6 %12.1 %0.63.282.336.443.779.161.300584.7.334109
2011vs R8.2 %12.0 %0.68.324.373.588.961.264.3196725.4.404163
2012vs R9.8 %13.4 %0.73.275.344.465.809.190.287427.4.345123
2013vs R7.7 %12.9 %0.59.281.341.446.786.164.296558.9.341124
2014vs R6.5 %12.5 %0.52.317.363.461.824.144.3416316.3.359134
2015vs R5.7 %12.6 %0.45.266.317.427.744.161.280422.5.32298
2016vs R14.3 %57.1 %0.25.000.143.000.143.000.0000-1.3.099-58
Totalvs R7.4 %12.8 %0.58.298.352.484.835.185.31342592.8.357127

Seasonvs RGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2008vs R1.4827.3 %43.4 %29.3 %10.3 %10.3 %4.7 %0.0 %26.3 %36.4 %37.4 %12.1 %52.5 %35.4 %35786271
2009vs R1.1817.6 %44.5 %37.8 %9.6 %14.1 %5.0 %50.0 %32.8 %38.0 %29.2 %10.7 %57.0 %32.2 %16405921048
2010vs R1.0717.1 %42.9 %39.9 %10.2 %8.2 %4.4 %0.0 %31.4 %37.9 %30.6 %18.2 %48.0 %33.9 %15795591020
2011vs R1.0718.1 %42.3 %39.6 %9.5 %17.2 %2.4 %0.0 %36.9 %32.8 %30.4 %19.8 %47.1 %33.1 %1304464840
2012vs R1.2019.7 %43.8 %36.5 %16.5 %11.8 %4.9 %0.0 %44.2 %33.5 %22.3 %14.6 %51.9 %33.5 %1181439742
2013vs R1.1421.8 %41.7 %36.5 %9.2 %10.9 %3.7 %0.0 %32.8 %38.7 %28.5 %17.2 %52.8 %30.1 %15615491012
2014vs R1.2821.9 %43.8 %34.3 %12.6 %9.2 %3.9 %0.0 %29.6 %37.1 %33.3 %19.0 %46.8 %34.2 %15565291027
2015vs R1.2919.2 %45.6 %35.2 %11.1 %10.1 %2.3 %0.0 %30.3 %39.9 %29.9 %18.2 %52.0 %29.9 %1257390867
2016vs R0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %371324
Totalvs R1.1819.6 %43.5 %36.9 %10.9 %11.5 %3.9 %37.5 %33.2 %37.0 %29.8 %16.6 %50.9 %32.5 %1047236216851