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A slimmed-down Pablo Sandoval in a pool. (Pablo Sandoval via Twitter)

Baseball’s Heaviest Hitters: The Fittest and Fattest MLB Teams For the 2014 Season

Baseball players’ weight has always been a hot topic, as the really heavy hitters truly tipped the scales. Who’s fittest and fattest of the 2014 MLB rosters?

04/08/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates scoring a run with teammate Derek Norris #36 against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of the home opening game on April 7, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Athletics defeated the Twins 8-3. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins

Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

04/07/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 06: Pitcher Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants wipes his brow after giving up a home run to Hanley Ramirez (not pictured) of the Los Angeles Dodgers (not in photo) in the fourth inning during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on April 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Dodgers, 6-2

Matt Kemp hit his first two home runs at Dodger Stadium since late in 2012 and Hanley Ramirez slugged his first two homers this season, helping Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.

04/06/2014

A's Pitcher Sonny Gray

AL Saves Leader Johnson Strikes Out 2 To Shut Down Mariners In A’s 6-3 Win

Reigning AL saves leader Jim Johnson struck out two and closed it out this time after losing back-to-back outings to begin with his new team, sealing the Oakland Athletics’ 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

04/06/2014

San Francisco Giants v Los Angeles Dodgers

Puig Returns, But Giants Beat Dodgers 7-2

Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 and the Giants hit three home runs in a 7-2 victory over the Dodgers on Saturday.

04/05/2014

Dan Straily

Hernandez, Mariners Shut Down A’s, 3-1

Felix Hernandez took a shutout into the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland A’s 3-1 on Saturday.

04/05/2014

Members of the grounds crew cover the infield after the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners was postponed because the field was unplayable due to recent rain at O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s-Mariners Game Postponed Because Of Soggy Field

The game between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics was called off Friday night because of a water-logged field that both teams and the umpiring crew said made conditions dangerous.

04/04/2014

Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants pitches to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning on opening day at Dodger Stadium on April 4, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Giants Score 8 Runs Early In Victory Over Dodgers

Michael Morse keyed a six-run first inning with a two-run single, and the San Francisco Giants beat Los Angeles 8-4 on Friday, spoiling a Dodgers’ home opener played nearly two weeks after they began the season in Australia.

04/04/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a walk off home run against the Seattle Mariners during the twelfth inning at O.co Coliseum on April 3, 2014 in Oakland. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-2 in 12 innings. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Beat Mariners On Crisp’s Homer In 12th

Coco Crisp homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

04/03/2014

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants salutes teamamtes in the dugout after hitting a three run home-run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the eighth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on April 3, 2014 in Phoenix. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Pagan’s 3-Run Homer Leads Giants Past Diamondbacks

Angel Pagan hit a three-run home run in San Francisco’s five-run eighth inning and the Giants rallied to beat Arizona 8-5 on Thursday in a game that was halted briefly in the top of the first due to a swarm of bees in the outfield.

04/03/2014