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Report: Jon Lester returning to Boston ‘a long shot’

The consensus since the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics at the trade deadline has been that Lester, a free agent at season’s end, very well may end up back in Boston next season. But, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Lester returning to Boston this upcoming winter is viewed as a long shot. Back in Spring Training, the Red Sox offered Lester a four...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin And Kelly Pedroia Have Contributed To Dana-Farber In Many Ways

Dustin Pedroia and his wife, Kelly, have contributed to the Dana-Farber hospital ever since they got to Boston. Kelly volunteered there for nearly four year,s and Dustin enjoys brightening the days of sick children at the Dana-Farber spring training trip. Pedroia talked about how he gets just as much out of their trip as the patients do. “Just knowing what they go through, it means...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Dustin Pedroia, Allen Craig, David Ross

As Dustin Pedroia missed Sunday's game with flu-like symptoms, the Boston Red Sox got positive news on two of their other injured players.Peter Craig of the Boston Globe is reporting that Allen Craig, who upon becoming a Red Sox sprained is foot is set to start his rehab in Pawtucket on Monday. Catcher David Ross, who went on the disabled list the following day will be skipping...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve: ‘Every Single Little Guy Wants To Be Like Dustin Pedroia’

The Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros know a thing or two about undersized second baseman. The Astros’ Jose Altuve, at 5-foot-5, is the shortest active major leaguer, and he’s long been an admirer of the 5-foot-8 Dustin Pedroia. “When I was a kid, you know?” Altuve said, via the Houston Chronicle. “He’s a little guy like me, and he plays hard. He’s one of the best players...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Back In Red Sox Lineup After Exiting Game Friday Night

The Boston Red Sox lost 5-3 to the Houston Astros on Friday night, snapping a four game winning streak. Thankfully, they didn’t lose anything more than that. Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia fouled a ball off his foot in the third inning of Friday night’s contest and was in obvious pain, eventually leaving the game in the eighth inning. Apparently Pedroia’s injury wasn’t...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Fouls Ball Off Foot, Exits Red Sox’s Game Against Astros

BOSTON — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia suffered a foot injury Friday against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. Pedroia fouled a ball off his right foot during his second at-bat in the third inning of the Red Sox’s 5-3, 10-inning loss. He initially remained in the game but exited following his final at-bat in the eighth inning. Kelly Johnson replaced Pedroia at second...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Five stats that have defined the season

I’m a glass half full kind of guy. I see the bright side of things even in a tumultuous season like the one the Boston Red Sox are currently having. This post is nothing like that. Boston is 15 games out of first place in the AL East and because of that, they packaged up and dealt almost every player from the 2013 championship team. This post is the blueprint of how and why this...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedroia Is Still The Heart And Soul Of Red Sox

(Jared Wickerham—GETTY Images)Despite having—for him—a "down" year, Dustin Pedroia is still the existential core of this Red Sox team. David Ortiz may be the face of the franchise, but Pedroia is the heart. While several of his stats are down (HRs, AVG, OBP, SLG, OPS), he's still hitting .282 and is on pace to get 183 hits. Moreover, his WAR (Wins Above Replacement...
Via FenwayNation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia Steals 2nd and 3rd Base on Same Play

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is a capable base stealer. In eight+ seasons with the Red Sox he has 124 total stolen bags to his name; in four of his eight full seasons he recorded at least 20. So while he is no Willy Mayes Hayes he is no slouch either.That being said, I can't recall the last time I heard about a guy stealing two bases in one play without an errant...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox: Is it time to sit down Dustin Pedroia?

Dustin Pedroia is hitting .268, well below his usual average as a career .300 hitter. Is it worth it to continue to play him hurt?
Via CLNS Radio
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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