Regardless of how well he’s playing or how healthy he appears to be at a given time, Pablo Sandoval’s weight issues will always be a source of concern for the San Francisco Giants. Right now, though, it sounds like they’re well past concerned and are legitimately unhappy with his weight — listed at 262 — and overall conditioning as he enters training camp.
No shock, but #SFGiants unhappy with Sandoval’s weight. Ongoing issue that Sandovalcannot seem to control. Will be a story this spring.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 16, 2013
Well, that’s one side of the story at least. Here’s the other side from Sandoval and close friend Marco Scutaro, courtesy of the Contra Costa Times’ Alex Pavlovic :
The Giants intend to put third baseman Pablo Sandoval through another round of extra conditioning this spring, and Sandoval won’t fight it. But Saturday, he insisted he is in baseball shape.
“Who cares what other people say?” Sandoval said. “I’m here to do my job. I’ll keep doing my job.”
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