Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Dustin Pedroia Heating Up Offensively For Red Sox In August (Video)

There has never been a question about Dustin Pedroia’s defense — he’s a Gold Glove-caliber second baseman — but his offense this season hasn’t been what the Boston Red Sox are used to seeing out of him. While it’s strange to say that someone batting .281 is having an off-year at the dish, Pedroia hasn’t been as consistently good as he has been in years past, leaving...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt jokes about getting wrecked by Pedroia in infield collision

During the ninth inning of Monday's Red Sox-Blue Jays game, Boston rookie utilityman Brock Holt came streaking behind second base in pursuit of a Jose Reyes grounder while Dustin Pedroia sprinted toward the same ball from the opposite direction, with equal speed.  Kaboom. Both players attempted to halt before contact but they smashed into each other anyway, with Holt taking...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Saves Run With Great Diving Play Vs. Blue Jays (Video)

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia continues to solidify his bid for a fourth Gold Glove. Pedroia made a tremendous diving stop in the third inning of Monday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The impressive play robbed Jose Reyes of a base hit and saved a run. Danny Valencia singled with one out in the third inning. He took second base when Munenori...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days 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...
11 days 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
12 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...
14 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...
15 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
17 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss
Red Sox News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

WATCH: The catch of the year has already been made

Rams release Michael Sam

Stephen Hill's agent blames Sanchez, Tebow for release

Report: Beckham injured avoiding paparazzi

Ohio State TE wearing Braxton Miller's number

Bills sign Kyle Orton

Meet the 2014-15 Oregon cheerleaders

Pelini: Marijuana use is ‘out of control’

Highlights from Eli Manning's AMA

NFL suspends Aldon Smith for 9 games

Giants RP retires 46 straight to set record

HR legend tries to hit 186 MPH fastball

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.