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Dustin Pedroia | Second Baseman | #15

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (34) / 8/17/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 175
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Arizona State
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 2 (0) / BOS
Contract: view contract details

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Red Sox placed 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to August 9, with left knee inflammation.
Pedroia has been battling the knee injury since late July. Eduardo Nunez is expected to see the bulk of the action at second base while he's out with Rafael Devers handling third base. Aug 12 - 11:11 AM

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Dustin Pedroia is again dealing with swelling in his knee and could go on the disabled list.

The Red Sox will make a decision on that tomorrow. Eduardo Nunez can play second base while Pedroia is out.
Aug 11 - 5:21 PM

Dustin Pedroia is absent from the Red Sox' lineup Wednesday.

Pedroia was used in the designated hitter spot Tuesday in his return from the disabled list, but he's now taking a seat. It looks like he might see an extra off day here and there as he comes back from a knee issue. Brock Holt is at second base Wednesday.
Aug 9 - 3:39 PM

Red Sox activated 2B Dustin Pedroia from the 10-day disabled list.

Pedroia went through workouts on the field over the weekend without any apparent issues, clearing the way for his return without a rehab assignment. He's in the designated hitter spot and batting second Tuesday against Austin Pruitt and the Rays.
Aug 8 - 3:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia (knee) will resume baseball drills this weekend.

Pedroia is eligible to come off the DL on Tuesday and that still appears to be in play. The second baseman's knee is already feeling much better and it doesn't look like he'll require a rehab stint. Eduardo Nunez has been filling in for Pedroia at second base.
Aug 3 - 5:15 PM

The Red Sox are hopeful Dustin Pedroia (knee) will return from the disabled list after the minimum 10 days.

He's aiming to return for next Tuesday's series opener against the Rays. The former AL MVP has showed well when healthy, batting .307 with six homers and 54 RBI over 336 at-bats. Newcomer Eduardo Nunez has been manning Pedroia's post at second base.
Aug 1 - 5:42 PM

Red Sox placed 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to July 29, with left knee inflammation.

Pedroia has already missed a few days and will now get some extended rest for his knee. The recently-acquired Eduardo Nunez should be locked in as a regular in the short-term.
Aug 1 - 3:06 PM

Dustin Pedroia (knee) could be placed on the disabled list.

Pedroia hasn't recovered as hoped from a sore left knee. He'll be evaluated by a specialist before it's determined whether a DL stint is required. Eduardo Nunez has been filling in at second base.
Jul 31 - 4:45 PM

Dustin Pedroia (knee) is out of the starting lineup again Monday against the Indians.

Pedroia will miss his third straight start with knee soreness. Eduardo Nunez will fill in at second base once again.
Jul 31 - 3:24 PM

Dustin Pedroia (knee) remained out of the Red Sox' lineup Sunday.

Pedroia has missed two straight starts with a left knee injury that's given him trouble before. He's considered day-to-day. Eduardo Nunez is getting another start at second base.
Jul 30 - 9:45 AM

Updating an earlier report, Dustin Pedroia was scratched from Saturday's game against the Royals due to a left knee injury.

It's the same knee that bothered Pedroia about a month ago. The Red Sox are optimistic he'll be back for Sunday's series finale. Eduardo Nunez is filling in at second on Saturday.
Jul 29 - 5:06 PM

Dustin Pedroia is not in the Red Sox's lineup Saturday against the Royals.

Pedroia was originally in the lineup at second base with Eduardo Nunez at shortstop. He was scratched about an hour later with Xander Bogaerts in at shortstop and Nunez shifting to second base. We're not sure why the lineup change was made, though it could be injury-related. Stay tuned.
Jul 29 - 4:13 PM

Dustin Pedroia went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer Thursday against the Blue Jays.

Pedroia drove in nine runs during the four-game series against Toronto. He has 26 RBI in his last 20 games, matching his total from his first 59 games.
Jul 20 - 5:08 PM

Dustin Pedroia went 2-for-3 with three RBI and a walk Wednesday in the win over the Blue Jays.

It was a strong night offensively, but Pedroia lost his errorless streak, getting charged with a miscue for the first time this season (he also had one Tuesday, but Fenway official scoring was typically kind to him). Pedroia is batting .353 with three homers and 20 RBI in 16 games this month. 24 of his 49 RBI this season have some in his last 20 games.
Jul 19 - 10:18 PM

Dustin Pedroia went 2-for-4 and drove in a run as the Red Sox salvaged the nightcap of Sunday's doubleheader against the Yankees.

Pedroia delivered a run-scoring single off of Masahiro Tanaka in the sixth inning that increased the Red Sox' advantage to 3-0 and capped the scoring in the ballgame. The veteran second baseman is enjoying another terrific season, slashing .307/.385/.396 with four homers, 43 RBI and four stolen bases.
Jul 16 - 11:16 PM

Depth Charts

C1Sandy Leon
2Christian Vazquez
1B1Mitch Moreland
2B1Dustin Pedroia
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Rafael Devers
2Eduardo Nunez
3Brock Holt
4Josh Rutledge
5Marco Hernandez
LF1Andrew Benintendi
2Chris Young
CF1Jackie Bradley
RF1Mookie Betts
DH1Hanley Ramirez
Starting Pitcher
S1Chris Sale
2David Price
3Rick Porcello
4Drew Pomeranz
5Steven Wright
6Eduardo Rodriguez
7Doug Fister
8Roenis Elias
Relief Pitcher
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Addison Reed
3Joe Kelly
4Matt Barnes
5Carson Smith
6Heath Hembree
7Fernando Abad
8Brandon Workman
9Blaine Boyer
10Ben Taylor
11Robbie Ross
12Tyler Thornburg