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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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SeasonLow LeverageGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Low Leverage326165201540126109120100.328
2009Low Leverage140298328985625413273026249130310.329
2010Low Leverage138298317885322310262418345100612.295
2011Low Leverage103227245684311311191917338010202.300
2012Low Leverage10022224358401125171618230030501.261
2013Low Leverage1282482766045708172224148400200.242
2014Low Leverage13426829273521029212319238320100.272
2015Low Leverage11326228466481215161716137510100.252
2016Low Leverage2450000000103000000.000
TotalLow Leverage89018882055531352102156214515714014297151202125.281

SeasonLow LeverageBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Low Leverage1.5 %13.8 %0.11.328.338.443.781.115.35880.5.338102
2009Low Leverage7.9 %14.9 %0.53.329.381.570.952.242.3566020.6.405150
2010Low Leverage5.7 %14.2 %0.40.295.338.490.827.195.321469.2.357124
2011Low Leverage6.9 %15.5 %0.45.300.347.520.867.220.3183810.6.371141
2012Low Leverage7.4 %12.3 %0.60.261.313.396.709.135.27926-1.8.30696
2013Low Leverage8.7 %17.4 %0.50.242.319.367.686.125.27129-1.5.307100
2014Low Leverage6.5 %13.0 %0.50.272.325.425.751.153.287364.4.330114
2015Low Leverage5.6 %13.0 %0.43.252.306.363.669.111.27628-4.4.29479
2016Low Leverage20.0 %60.0 %0.33.000.200.000.200.000.0000-0.7.138-31
TotalLow Leverage6.8 %14.5 %0.47.281.334.450.784.168.30427036.9.340115

SeasonLow LeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2008Low Leverage1.3920.4 %46.3 %33.3 %11.1 %5.6 %4.0 %0.0 %33.3 %27.8 %38.9 %14.8 %53.7 %31.5 %21954165
2009Low Leverage1.1718.9 %43.8 %37.3 %8.6 %14.0 %4.6 %33.3 %29.4 %38.1 %32.5 %13.1 %53.6 %33.3 %1137393744
2010Low Leverage1.0518.2 %41.9 %39.9 %5.9 %9.9 %3.8 %0.0 %31.6 %38.3 %30.0 %14.6 %48.6 %36.8 %1085377708
2011Low Leverage0.9220.0 %38.4 %41.6 %15.2 %13.9 %0.0 %0.0 %37.4 %33.2 %29.5 %22.1 %51.1 %26.8 %881292589
2012Low Leverage1.3221.5 %44.6 %33.8 %15.2 %7.6 %3.4 %0.0 %45.1 %35.4 %19.5 %15.4 %53.9 %30.8 %915330585
2013Low Leverage1.0820.0 %41.5 %38.5 %10.4 %10.4 %3.6 %0.0 %35.5 %34.5 %30.0 %16.0 %58.0 %26.0 %1069390679
2014Low Leverage1.3119.4 %45.7 %34.9 %11.1 %11.1 %5.7 %0.0 %34.5 %38.8 %26.7 %19.0 %47.8 %33.2 %1033356677
2015Low Leverage1.5117.7 %49.6 %32.7 %12.2 %6.8 %3.6 %0.0 %33.6 %36.3 %30.1 %21.7 %55.8 %22.6 %1034320714
2016Low Leverage0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %231013
TotalLow Leverage1.1919.3 %43.8 %36.9 %10.8 %10.5 %3.7 %33.3 %34.9 %36.2 %28.9 %17.2 %52.5 %30.3 %739625224874