Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 8/18/13
The Guru Contributing Writer In the eighth inning of Saturday's 6-1 win over the Yankees, the Red Sox season may have flashed before its eyes. Dustin Pedroia fouled a ball off his left ankle and went down. While the scrappy second baseman did finish the at-bat, he did not return to the field in the ninth. Manager John Farrell said after the game that X-rays were negative. "He's sore. The foul ball got him just above the ankle on the shin. We'll check him in the morning, but at this point we don't anticipate him missing any time. ... If he comes in tomorrow with any increased soreness, we'll take every precaution needed." In the clubhouse after the game, Pedroia was sporting a limp and left the ballpark without speaking to reporters. Two years ago, Pedroia fouled a ball off the same foot and played only two more games before undergoing offseason surgery to repair the damage. The Red Sox signed Pedroia, who also celebrated his 30th birthday Saturday, to a $110 million extensio...
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