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Pablo Sandoval | Third Baseman

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/11/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 255
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Pablo Sandoval (knee) is back in the Red Sox starting lineup on Monday afternoon against the Twins.
It'll be his first start since last Tuesday. Sandoval was limited to pinch-hitting duties for six days after taking a pitch off his left knee. He'll bat fifth and play third base in his return to action Monday. May 25 - 11:29 AM

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Pablo Sandoval (knee) remained out of the Red Sox' lineup Sunday.

Sandoval has been limited to just one pinch-hitting appearance since being hit on the left knee by a pitch Tuesday. He'll be available off the bench again Sunday but obviously isn't feeling well enough to return to the lineup just yet. Brock Holt is handling third base again Sunday.
May 24 - 10:12 AM

Pablo Sandoval (knee) remains out of the Red Sox lineup on Saturday.

Sandoval is still available off the bench as a pinch-hitter, though his left knee is too sore to man the hot corner defensively. Brock Holt is getting another start in his place and will bat eighth against opposing left-hander C.J. Wilson.
May 23 - 3:48 PM

Pablo Sandoval (knee) remained out of the Red Sox' lineup Friday.

Sandoval remains available to pinch hit, but his left knee remains too sore when making throws. He hopes to return to the lineup at some point this weekend. Brock Holt is at third base Friday.
May 22 - 4:29 PM

Pablo Sandoval struck out as a pinch-hitter in Thursday's game against the Rangers.

Sandoval didn't start because of a bruised knee, but he's expected to be ready to play third on Friday.
May 21 - 10:04 PM

Pablo Sandoval (knee) is out of the Red Sox starting lineup again on Thursday night.

Pablo Sandoval left Tuesday's game after being hit on the left knee by a pitch and he did not make an appearance Wednesday. He still has some bruising around that knee. Brock Holt will start at third base for the Red Sox on Thursday against Rangers lefty Wandy Rodriguez.
May 21 - 3:03 PM

Pablo Sandoval (knee) is not in the Red Sox' lineup Wednesday.

Sandoval had to exit Tuesday's contest after being hit on the left knee with a pitch. Tests came back negative, but he's no doubt still sore. Consider Sandoval day-to-day. Brock Holt is filling in at third base.
May 20 - 3:08 PM

Tests on Pablo Sandoval's left knee came back negative.

Sandoval left Tuesday's game against the Rangers after being hit on the knee by a pitch, but he's expected to be fine. Kung Fu Panda singled in one of his three at-bats before exiting. Consider him day-to-day.
May 19 - 10:20 PM

Pablo Sandoval went 0-for-3 against J.A. Happ on Friday to fall to 2-for-37 against left-handers this season.

Sandoval has killed righties, but he's looked positively helpless batting right-handed. Considering that he was bad last year, too, it's about time he considers joining the club, which already boasts Shane Victorino and Daniel Nava as members, and giving up switch-hitting. The Red Sox don't really have an alternative for him against lefties; Sandoval's backup, Brock Holt, is a left-handed hitter.
May 16 - 12:50 AM

Pablo Sandoval is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Thursday.

Brock Holt is getting the start in his place at the hot corner. Sandoval should be back at his post on Friday.
May 14 - 6:43 PM

Pablo Sandoval lined a solo home run in the 11th inning, helping the Red Sox outlast the Athletics on Monday.

Sandoval lined an Angel Castro offering over the fence over the fence above Josh Reddick in right field, putting the Red Sox on top 5-4 in the 11th inning. He finished 1-for-5 on the night. Sandoval has homered in back-to-back games, giving him four on the year along with 15 RBI and a .302/.372/.448 triple-slash line.
May 12 - 2:04 AM

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-4 with a double and a two-run home run in Sunday's win over the Blue Jays.

Sandoval made it a 6-1 game after clubbing a two-run home run off of R.A. Dickey in the fifth inning. He appeared to be figuring things out at the plate towards the end of April, homering in back-to-back games, but cooled off recently. The third baseman is batting .306/.379/.432 with three home runs and 14 RBI.
May 10 - 3:52 PM

Pablo Sandoval singled twice and doubled twice in five at-bats on Tuesday, but the Red Sox were handed a loss by the Blue Jays.

Sandoval, batting fifth, was brought home twice though the 6-9 spots in the lineup combined to go 2-for-16. The third baseman has really started to find his stride at the plate, as he had homered in consecutive games entering Tuesday's game and is now hitting .329/.417/.466.
Apr 28 - 10:30 PM

Pablo Sandoval (neck) is in Tuesday's lineup against the Blue Jays.

Sandoval left Monday's game due to neck soreness after suffering a bit of whiplash, but he's good to go. The 28-year-old is batting .294/.392/.412 with two home runs and 11 RBI across his first 18 games this season.
Apr 28 - 2:06 PM

Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-2 with a two-run single and a solo home run in Monday's victory versus the Blue Jays.

Sandoval brought the Red Sox back within one run with a two-RBI single in the bottom of the first inning. He added a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth to make it a 5-3 game at the time. Sandoval, who has homered on consecutive days now, left after five innings due to neck soreness. He's hitting .294/.392/.412 with two home runs and 11 RBI.
Apr 27 - 9:44 PM

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1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Jeff Bianchi
3B1Pablo Sandoval
LF1Hanley Ramirez
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