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Boston Red Sox: The Importance of Dustin Pedroia

The Boston Red Sox are one of the most talented teams in the entire Major Leagues. They return a majority of the roster while adding a few key pieces like Chris Sale but losing players like David Ortiz. The core of the players are young while still having some veteran players to lead the team, one being Dustin Pedroia. Pedroia will play a huge role in this upcoming season for the...
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Dustin Pedroia Praises Tom Brady For Career Longevity, Continued Success

Following David Ortiz’s retirement, Dustin Pedroia has seemingly become the elder statesman of the Boston Red Sox. The four-time MLB All Star is heading into his twelfth season with the Red Sox and will be leading a team made up of mostly younger players. Pedroia enters the 2017 campaign at 33 years of age, long removed from his days as a big league up-and-comer. However, he...
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The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

In today’s game, the hot corner may be the best collection of talent at one spot available. It has produced an MVP in each league over the past two seasons, as well as arguably the best infield defender in the game and a back-to-back homerun champion. And although the position loses an All-Star from a year ago in Matt Carpenter, who will move across the diamond to man first base...
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February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Top 10 second basemen in baseball for 2017

There is an impressive amount of top-end talent at second base in today’s game. In both the National and American Leagues, there was an MVP finalist who plays the position, and the winner of Most Valuable Player honors in the World Series makes the position his home as well. Likewise, the batting champion in both leagues last season made his home at second base, along with one...
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February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia completely recovered from knee surgery

Dustin Pedroia says he is completely recovered from the surgery he underwent on his knee during the offseason.The Boston Red Sox second baseman injured his knee in September and struggled thereafter. He underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in October.“I did rehab stuff most of the offseason,” Pedroia said on Monday via WEEI’s John Tomase. “But you know, I feel great, normal...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Roster Recap: A Healthy Dustin Pedroia Is a Productive Dustin Pedroia

Welcome to BP Boston’s second annual Roster Recap series. Over the next few months, we’ll be analyzing every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. From MVP-candidate right fielders to reserve relievers, we...
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December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Dustin Pedroia Check His Swing On Strikeout To End Red Sox-Indians?

The Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians were separated by a matter of inches Thursday night. The two clubs kicked off their American League Division Series with a tightly-contested Game 1 at Progressive Field that came down to the last at-bat. With Boston trailing by one run with two outs and a runner on first in the ninth inning, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia came to bat...
October 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia did swing on final pitch of Game 1

Sorry, Dustin Pedroia, but your outrage at the umpires at the end of Game 1 of the ALDS between the Red Sox and Indians was misplaced. Pedroia went nuts at the end of the game after it was ruled he swung on a 3-2 pitch that bounced in the dirt. Pedroia checked his swing and insisted the umpires had made the wrong call by saying he went, which resulted in a game-ending strikeout...
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October 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Dustin Pedroia Crush A Grand Slam To Put Red Sox Ahead Of Rays

If Dustin Pedroia heard all the chatter about how the Boston Red Sox perform with the bases loaded, then it certainly didn’t faze him Saturday night. The Red Sox had the bases juiced with two outs when Pedroia came up to bat in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. But instead of squandering the opportunity, as the Red Sox have been wont to do in 2016, the second baseman...
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox Blocking Out Noise, Trying To Stay ‘In The Middle’

The Boston Red Sox’s recent nine-game homestand couldn’t have started much better through three contests, but the rest of that stretch was a different story. The Red Sox split four games against the lowly Minnesota Twins, and followed that with three straight losses to the Detroit Tigers. A stretch like that can start creating some outside noise, but the Red Sox are trying their...
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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