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Some people like to say Dustin Pedroia is the Red Sox’ version of Derek Jeter. Both are the faces of their respective franchises, the heart of their teams and leaders in their clubhouses. But there’s one area where Pedroia and Jeter are in decidedly different camps, and that’s the world of high fashion and Q ratings. While Pedroia commands great respect from Red Sox fans, it’s the kind that comes from him playing hard and carrying his team — not from him doing anything outside the sports world, especially anything that would build a heartthrob status. That’s why it was so funny that Pedroia was called a “sexy” player in a survey for the Red Sox recently. While the overriding point — that Pedroia is a player who resonates with fans, and whom women like to root for — was valid, the way it was termed had everyone doing a “what now?” Consider Pedroia one of the amused. “They didn’t need to hire a [expletive] marketing team,” Pedroia said at spring training Tuesday, according to The B

Your Morning Dump...where Pedroia is the centerpiece of the franchise.

  Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  It was last Sept. 28, three hours before a game in Baltimore, and Dustin Pedroia was standing in the Red Sox dugout, teaching a seminar on talking trash. “Don’t hit the ball my way tonight!” Pedroia...

Video: Dustin Pedroia Joins the CSN New England Baseball Show

Last night, Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia stopped by the CSN New England's The Baseball Show set to talk about his role on the team, his expectations, team chemistry and making the adjustment to yet another shortstop. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.

Preparing to actually enjoy a Red Sox season

Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox have no expectations in 2013, and that might make the season more enjoyable For the first time in two years, there is no expectations for the Boston Red Sox. In 2011 they were expected to be one of the greatest teams of all time and in 2012 they were sort of expected to crash and burn like they ended up doing. That era is now gone, blown up in...

2013 New York Yankees: 4 things you need to watch for

Derek Jeter at the New York Yankees vs. Colorado Rockies game on June 19, 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Baseball is back, as pitchers and catchers are officially reporting to their team’s respective Spring Training facility in either Arizona or Florida. The New York Yankees spring home is in Tampa, Florida and the normally anticipated media circus that comes with life in the...

Derek Jeter’s Girlfriend Hannah Davis Looks Amazing in Sports Illustrated (37 pics)

WAG lovers are in for a treat today because we have beautiful Hannah Davis for your weary eyes. Hannah is the current girlfriend of ladykiller Derek Jeter. Here’s her amazing photoshoot for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

Jeter Cleared To Do Everything

From Dan Martin:Derek Jeter ran on Monday for the first time since his October ankle surgery and says he has the go-ahead for all further baseball activity. ... "I've gotten the OK to do everything," Jeter said. "I haven't been using my legs so I have to get used to using them." Good to see Jeter progressing nicely. Jeter also took some slow grounders...

Derek Jeter the pride of the Yankees

Derek Jeter was drafted by the New York Yankees in 1992 out of high school. Where in his senior year he batted .508 for the season, he also had college recruiters and pro scouts watching him as a youngster. The University of Michigan offered him a scholarship to play baseball. Spending his summers in New Jersey with his grandparents is where he got a chance to go to Yankees games...

Dustin Pedroia is sexy, and he knows it

David Beckham, Tom Brady, Matt Kemp. Names that can be associated with the title of "sexy athlete", and have had their time in the spotlight for their looks. Guys that can also be sexy for their respective sports, and bring in more revenue and fans. There is one guy that plays for your very own Boston Red Sox, that has that very same ability to make the Sox "sexy"...

Full-speed ahead for the Captain

Derek Jeter is inching slowly back to his normal self again after running for the first time since he underwent ankle surgery in October. According to Jon Morosi and Erik Boland via twitter, Jeter ran for just five minutes on a treadmill – progress nonetheless. The Captain also revealed that he has been given the “green light” in regards to his rehab process, meaning he has...

Derek Jeter Runs for First Time Since Injury

 Brian Hoch of MLBlogs Network reports that New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter ran on a treadmill today for the first time since breaking his ankle last October. "It felt great. I’m progressing, like I told you,” Jeter said. “I’m right where I need to be. I’ve gotten the OK to do everything.”  He  also took about 75 to 80 ground balls at the Yankees...

Westminster rookie 'like Derek Jeter'

Ladies and gentlemen, now warming up in the Westminster dogpen, the Bronx Bowser. Meet sweet Mitch, a 5-year-old yellow Labrador retriever. He's a rookie at America's top dog show, yet he comes with a pinstripe pedigree: His co-owner is New York Yankees President Randy Levine. "He's like Derek Jeter. Very calm," Levine said. So on the week baseball spring...

Yankees’ CC Sabathia and Derek Jeter: No Issues with Initial Workouts

New York Yankees’ ace CC Sabathia has given his team and Yankee fans reason to celebrate. As the Yankees’ pitchers and catchers continue to work out at camp, Sabathia has stated that his initial workouts have gone very well. He feels no pain in his throwing elbow. Sabathia had surgery on his left elbow shortly after the American League Championship Series to remove...

Pitchers & Catchers Day Is Here (Yay!) & With It, 10 Questions

The countdowns have finally ended. Today is the day! Yankees pitchers and catchers report to camp today. It's been a long off-season and the preseason looks like it's going to be a busy one.Toward the end of Spring Training we will start getting answers to many of the questions Yankees Universe has about its team. Here are 10 of those questions, in no particular order: 1...

What John Sterling would say about the Pope quitting

1. I don't care what anybody says. You can't predict popes, you just can't. 2. This is one of the great things about religions. Today, there is one pope. Tomorrow, there will be an entirely new pope, and that means an entirely different game. Other sports put the same two teams out there. But it's not that way with popes.3. Right now, it's impossible to say if...

Interviews | Ty Hensley

Hensley (Photo courtesy of Ty Hensley) There are legions of talented ballplayers, but not all of them are as equally high-caliber off the field. Ty Hensley is not only one of the most prized arms in the Yankee organization, he is a man of character who is just as concerned with improving the lives of others as he is with becoming an elite pitcher. It is easy to be a Ty Hensley fan...
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