Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 8/17/13
Despite going 0 for 5, Dustin Pedroia marked his 30th birthday with a win over New York at Fenway on Saturday (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer Usually, it’s the birthday boy who gets the spanking.  However, on the occasion of Dustin Pedroia’s 30th, his teammates put New York over their knee, handing the Yankees a 6-1 loss at Fenway. While Pedey went 0 for 5 at the plate, he still managed to do his part on the diamond, recording eight assists and two putouts as his team posted 14 hits to hold off a hot gang from Gotham that had scored 39 runs over their last four games — including a 10-3 win over Boston on Friday. After losing his last four decisions, John Lackey was steady as he goes on the bump for Boston, scattering six hits and one run over 6.2 innings despite walking three and only striking out one to move to 8-10 on the year and lower his ERA to 3.22. Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda was not nearly as stable, allowing 11 hits in 5....
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