Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/1/14
Dustin Pedroia will get to dirty up many more Red Sox uniforms with his eight-year deal. (Photo courtesy of Boston.com) Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer During Terry Francona’s time as manager of the Boston Red Sox, it was no secret that he and Dustin Pedroia had built more than just a manager-player relationship. From playing cribbage on flights and before games to the constant battering each took at the hand of the other in a joking manner, Tito and Pedy were quite the duo. It was announced today that Pedroia and the Red Sox agreed upon and signed a new contract extension – eight years, $110 million. Pedroia mentioned that Boston is a "place that is special to me" and that he wanted to finish his career here: "I love putting on the Red Sox uniform everyday. I'm a pretty loyal guy. I love being here. I live and die by this team. It’s important to me to be here my whole time." Now that Pedroia has signed his extension, his former manager and current Ind...
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