Thursday, March 31, 2016

Panda Benched! Travis Shaw Starting At 3B For Red Sox

Red Sox manager John Farrell announced this morning that Travis Shaw is the team's starting third baseman—and Pablo Sandoval will ride the pine on the Boston bench. Along with Rusney Castillo's benching, the Red Sox now have two reserve players making more than the GDP of several small nations ($28.87 million to be exact). Stay tuned, there may be another shoe dropping soon—specifically, a trade involving one or both of Sandoval and Castillo. Some speculation HERE. To the Panda's credit, here is his reaction to the move: "It's the right decision to help the team win".