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Welcome to the ninth edition of the “Fab Five,” our weekly look at the top five teams in Major League Baseball. With the second-half upon us, this week’s rankings will be based on the league’s best ballclubs performance through the first-half, as well as what improvements, if any, each team needs to make in order to turn their post-season dreams into a reality. At
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After one great year with the Rangers and one successful, but disappointing season, Mike Napoli was going to be one of the Red Sox' big free agent signings. And then a physical detected a chronic hip ailment despite Napoli feeling just fine. Instead of a three year deal for big bucks, Mike Napoli still signed with the Red Sox for only $5 million, which has been a bargain. Despite...
Dustin Pedroia is still under contract for the next few seasons, but he and the Red Sox reportedly are working on a long-term extension.
How early is too early to start talking about the World Series for the Red Sox? Most fans would probably say the ALCS. But Dustin Pedroia thinks that now is a good time.
Before Tuesday’s All-Star game, Pedroia stressed to ESPN how important an American League win would be to the Sox in the event that they make it to the World Series.
Tigers third baseman stands 6’4″, 250 pounds. Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia stands 5’8″ and 165 pounds. During the All Star pre-game introductions, Cabrera had a little fun at Pedroia’s expense. The look on Pedroia’s face – “HEY! WTF?!” via SB Nation [GIF via SB Nation]
According to a report via Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Boston Red Sox and their All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia, are holding contract extension talks that will make him one of the highest paid players in the game .
The Boston Red Sox and Dustin Pedroia are discussing a contract extension that could exceed $100 million, make him the game’s highest-paid second...
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The Boston Red Sox and second baseman Dustin Pedroia are closing on a contract extension.
According to major league sources, the Red Sox made a formal offer to Pedroia and his New York-based agents, Sam and Seth Levinson, over the All-Star break in New York.
Yahoo! Sports reported the deal could be in the $100 million range and...
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (6’4) had some fun at the expense of 5’8 Dustin Pedroia during the MLB All-Star Game introductions last night at Citi Field. As Miggy was running down the high five line, he ducked on the Red Sox second baseman but what makes it gold is Pedey’s reaction. If that’s not a “WTF” face then I don’t know what is.
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After a lengthy West Coast swing and a four-day break for the All-Star festivities, baseball is finally back at Fenway Park.
The Red Sox will open the unofficial second-half of their season with a marquee matchup, welcoming the Yankees to Fenway for the first time this season.
Brandon Snyder will start third base for the Sox in Friday’s series opener after Brock Holt saw the majority...
What a first half it was. The Red Sox, who were all but written off in the AL East this season, find themselves with a modest 2.5 game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the AL East as we enter the unofficial half way point of the long season. While it’s the end of the year awards that mean the most, examining who has had a good and bad first half can be foreshadowing of things to...
Miguel Cabrera certainly likes to have his fun during games and tonight it came at the expense of Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia.
During the pre All-Star Game introductions at Citi Field, Miguel Cabrera came out of the dugout after being introduced giving high-five’s to his American League teammates. However when the 6’4″ Cabrera came to the 5’8″ Pedroia the reining...
During the all-star break, the Boston Red Sox and second baseman Dustin Pedroia were in talks regarding a contract extension that may be worth as much as $100 million. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports is estimating the deal to be as long as five or six years, with a likely annual salary of $20 million. Pedroia is signed through next season at $10 million with the following year being...
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was running through the line giving his teammates high fives after being introduced when he pulled off one of the greatest trolls ever. Everyone knows Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is small, so Cabrera offered him a low-five. Needless to say, Pedroia looked pretty upset, while everyone else found it funny; especially...
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For all of the Red Sox’ success in the first half of the season, they know there is plenty of work ahead, starting with a critical stretch against division opponents.
The Sox have the most wins in baseball...
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As we move to the top half of the list, we begin to enter the land of guys who just aren’t getting traded. It’s basically impossible to imagine a scenario where a team agrees to move any of these players. This is where we start finding franchise players on friendly contracts. They would have a lot of...
Aside from trolling Dustin Pedroia during the All-Star Game intros, Miguel Cabrera was having some fun on third as he partook in a little dance before Toronto’s Jose Bautista drove him home.
Let’s also not forget Cabrera launching his bat into the crowd…