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3 Reasons Pablo Sandoval Would Be a Poor Fit for the New York Yankees

Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval will be one of the most sought-after free agents when he hits the open market this winter.

At the very least, "Kung Fu Panda" will headline this year's class of available third basemen. His free-agent profile is an interesting one.

At 28 years of age, Sandoval is still in what would be considered the prime of his career. The thing is, his numbers the past few seasons have not reflected that. His OPS has declined over the past four seasons and he has not hit .300 since 2011. Despite his size, Sandoval remains a solid defender at the hot corner, as indicated by his improved defensive WAR in 2014.

His size, along with other health issues, remains a concern. At 5'11" and 245 pounds, Sandoval ...

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