Pablo Sandoval News Archive
Sandoval batted from the left side against Minnesota left-hander Glen Perkins and singled in Tuesday night's loss.
Manager John Farrell said there have been discussions "off and on" with Sandoval about the idea of giving up on switch-hitting, the Boston Globe reports. The third baseman is hitting .049 (2-for-41) batting right-handed this season.
Sandoval went 0-for-4 in his return to the starting lineup Monday. The third baseman sat out five games after getting hit by pitch on the left knee last week.
Sandoval (knee) is back in the lineup Monday against the Twins, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.
Sandoval (knee) was used as a pinch-hitter in Sunday's win over the Angels. He came in for Brock Holt, who left the game with an injury to his left hand, and singled in a run.
Sandoval (knee) remains out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels.
Sandoval (knee) would have started Saturday had the Red Sox been facing a right-handed starter, the Boston Globe reports. "If there was a right-handed starter on the mound, he'd be in the lineup," manager John Farrell said. "But with [C.J.] Wilson going, it was a chance to give him another day down."
Sandoval (knee) is out of the lineup Saturday, ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes reports.
Sandoval (knee) is out of the lineup Friday against the Angels.
Sandoval (knee) was used as a pinch-hitter in Thursday night's loss to the Rangers. He struck out batting for catcher Sandy Leon.