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Dustin Pedroia: Xander Bogaerts ‘Working His Butt Off’ For Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Dustin Pedroia has had about 45,000 different double play partners in his nine years with the Boston Red Sox. The prospect of continuity sure sounds appealing. Pedroia, who has worked extensively with shortstop Xander Bogaerts this spring, has noticed major improvements in the 22-year-old’s game. Bogaerts flashed his potential...
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia on confidence after grand slam: 'Just watch'

Dustin Pedroia channeled his inner Bruno Mars after Thursday’s Grapefruit League opener.     Pedroia crushed a grand slam in the fourth inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 9-8 loss to the Minnesota Twins at the new-look Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. The second baseman left little doubt about his confidence level after the game when asked whether the blast was a sign of...
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia Fired Up: ‘We’re Here To Win The World Series’

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox have their eyes on the prize, according to second baseman Dustin Pedroia. Pedroia, who is 100 percent healthy after dealing with a hand injury throughout 2014, is fired up for the 2015 season. It’s reasonable to think Pedroia could experience an uptick in power, but that’s not what’s important to the...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Dustin Pedroia Is The Consummate Gamer

The Muddy ChickenEverybody knows about the relentless hustle Dustin Pedroia shows on the field. And we're all aware of the maniacal leadership he displays in the clubhouse. But sometimes it's the little things that show his true value to the team. This morning on WEEI's Dennis & Callahan (Featuring Minihane) Morning Show, Pedroia was discussing the need to give 100% all the...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What can the Red Sox expect from Dustin Pedroia in 2015?

Of all the players Red Sox fans have had to worry about in recent seasons, Dustin Pedroia has been near the bottom of the list. The diminutive second baseman has long been one of the best players at his position in baseball, and except for an injury-plagued 2010 campaign, Pedroia has compiled at least four fWAR every year dating back to 2007. Pairing elite defensive skills with a...
Via Fire Brand AL
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Curt Schilling gets Yankees worker fired for sending vulgar tweets about daughter

Howard Smith/USA TODAY Sports Curt Schilling took to Twitter to announce that his 17-year-old daughter got accepted to college where she could continue to play softball. Congrats to Gabby Schilling who will pitch for the Salve Regina Seahawks next year!! — Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) February 25, 2015   Unfortunately, a few Twitter users responded with awful, violent...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Boston Red Sox be Ready to Move on From Dustin Pedroia?

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has been injury prone and on the decline. (Mandatory credit: Brian Blanco/Getty Images & ESPN) The Boston Red Sox made a splash in the international free agent market by signing 19-year old Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada. The Red Sox paid a hefty price for the prospect: He cost a bonus of $31.5 million plus a 100 percent overage tax...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Ready To Go

The heart and soul of the Boston Red Sox, second baseman Dustin Pedroia, arrived at jetBlue Park Saturday morning ready to start the grind of the long baseball season. The 31-year-old is coming off another surgery and injury-riddled season. Much like the fan base, he’s looking to turn the page on last year, focused on 2015 and getting back to playing Red Sox baseball. Dustin Pedroia...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How to Tell Quickly if Dustin Pedroia Is Back

It’s safe to say that Dustin Pedroia has never been lacking for confidence. And remember, Pedroia’s confidence stands out among other major-league baseball players, who are already some of the most confident individuals around, by necessity. So it’s not just that Pedroia has 80-grade self-confidence; it’s that he has 80-grade self-confidence even out of the […]
Via Fangraphs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia ‘Motivated Like Never Before’ Going Into 2015

This embed is invalid" /> Dustin Pedroia is champing at the bit. Pedroia is coming off a disappointing season that was cut short because of hand/wrist surgery. The Boston Red Sox second baseman remains as confident as ever, though. He’s eyeing a bounce-back campaign in 2015. “I’m ready and motivated like never before,” Pedroia told the Boston...
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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