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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
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Dustin Pedroia is scheduled to see two specialists this week about his knee.
Pedroia struggled through a knee issue for much of the second half and it sounds like offseason surgery is at least being considered. Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski said Wednesday morning that the team wants to make sure the knee is "as good as it can be going forward." Pedroia, 34, is under contract with Boston through 2021 with a $16 million salary coming in 2018. Oct 11 - 11:25 AM

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Dustin Pedroia will meet with doctors on Tuesday to determine whether he needs left knee surgery.

Pedroia has battled a knee issue since June, as he's been playing hurt for a while now. It's unclear what time of operation he might need, but if he does have surgery Pedroia said it would be a lengthy recovery. We'll know more about his status on Tuesday.
Oct 9 - 6:15 PM

Dustin Pedroia will bat leadoff in Game 4 of the ALDS against the Astros on Monday.

He'll flip-flop with Xander Bogaerts in the order. The full lineup for Boston against Charlie Morton: Pedroia 2B, Bogaerts SS, Andrew Benintendi LF, Mookie Betts RF, Mitch Moreland 1B, Hanley Ramirez DH, Rafael Devers 3B, Christian Vázquez C, Jackie Bradley Jr. CF. Rick Porcello will start for Boston, weather-permitting.
Oct 9 - 10:42 AM

Red Sox manager John Farrell said Dustin Pedroia (knee) is "healthy enough" leading into the team's best-of-five ALDS matchup against the Astros.

Pedroia missed the final three games of the regular season due to lingering discomfort in his left knee, but the veteran second baseman will be in the starting lineup on Thursday in Houston. He has never missed a postseason game. "Yeah, I feel good. Ready to go," Pedroia told reporters on Wednesday. "A lot of hard work from our training staff and strength coaches and everybody to get me ready, so I'm excited."
Oct 5 - 8:22 AM

Dustin Pedroia was scratched from the Red Sox starting lineup on Saturday.

The Red Sox had indicated earlier in the day that it may happen due to the field conditions, and with a slick surface in Boston the team will play it on the safe side. Brock Holt will start in his place at second base and bat eighth for the Red Sox.
Sep 30 - 12:13 PM

Dustin Pedroia drove in a run with a groundout and drew a walk Friday versus the Astros.

Pedroia suffered a nasal contusion last week, but he sat out Monday and Tuesday in order to get treatment on his troublesome left knee. He’s now played three straight games and expects to be good to go for the postseason.
Sep 29 - 10:44 PM

Dustin Pedroia is back in the Red Sox starting lineup on Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

Pedroia was given a couple days off to rest a minor knee issue. He also suffered a nasal contusion last week when he took a ricocheted foul ball to the face. The veteran second baseman will bat second Wednesday versus Toronto right-hander Marco Estrada.
Sep 27 - 3:37 PM

Dustin Pedroia is out of the starting lineup for a second straight day on Tuesday.

Pedroia is apparently over his nasal contusion, but Red Sox manager John Farrell mentioned Monday that his knee is acting up. Consider him day-to-day for now. Deven Marrero will cover second base duties.
Sep 26 - 3:19 PM

Dustin Pedroia is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Saturday.

The veteran second baseman has been dealing with a nasal contusion so the Red Sox have been monitoring his workload. Brock Holt is starting in his place at second base.
Sep 23 - 12:31 PM

Dustin Pedroia (nose) will start at second base Wednesday versus the Orioles.

Pedroia took a ricocheted foul ball to the face in Monday's series opener but only suffered a nasal contusion and was able to pinch-hit on Tuesday night. The veteran second baseman is slashing .302/.376/.404 in 99 games this season for Boston.
Sep 20 - 2:48 PM

Dustin Pedroia (nose) grounded out as a pinch-hitter Tuesday versus the Orioles.

It's amazing that Pedroia was even available given that he got struck in the face by a ricocheted foul ball on Monday night. The veteran second baseman could return to the Red Sox starting lineup Wednesday. He escaped that frightening incident with a mere nasal contusion.
Sep 20 - 8:50 AM

Dustin Pedroia (nose) is hoping to return to the Red Sox starting lineup on Wednesday.

Pedroia is being held out of action Tuesday against the Orioles after taking a ricocheted foul ball to the face on Monday night, but he only suffered a nasal contusion and is already feeling better. Brock Holt will get the start at second base for Boston on Tuesday versus Baltimore.
Sep 19 - 5:18 PM

Dustin Pedroia (nose) is out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the Orioles.

Pedroia was diagnosed with a nasal contusion after being struck in the face by foul ball on Monday. The Red Sox were considering sending him for a CAT scan on Tuesday, so we should know more on his status soon. Brock Holt will fill in at second base.
Sep 19 - 3:49 PM

Dustin Pedroia (nose) could undergo a CAT scan Tuesday.

Pedroia on Monday was hit by a foul ball that bounced off the ground and struck him in the nose. The preliminary diagnosis was a nasal contusion, but if he's still really sore Tuesday he could be sent for more tests.
Sep 18 - 11:52 PM

Dustin Pedroia has been diagnosed with a nasal contusion.

Pedroia was hit by a foul ball that bounced off the ground and struck him in the face, but it appears he's avoided any fractures. Consider the veteran infielder day-to-day.
Sep 18 - 9:33 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Sandy Leon
2Christian Vazquez
3Blake Swihart
1B1Mitch Moreland
2Sam Travis
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Eduardo Nunez
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Rafael Devers
2Brock Holt
3Marco Hernandez
4Josh Rutledge
5Tzu-Wei Lin
LF1Andrew Benintendi
2Chris Young
CF1Jackie Bradley
2Rajai Davis
RF1Mookie Betts
DH1Hanley Ramirez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2David Price
3Rick Porcello
4Drew Pomeranz
5Steven Wright
6Eduardo Rodriguez
7Doug Fister
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Addison Reed
3Joe Kelly
4Matt Barnes
5Carson Smith
6Heath Hembree
7Fernando Abad
8Brandon Workman
9Blaine Boyer
10Austin Maddox
11Robbie Ross
12Tyler Thornburg
13Robby Scott
14Roenis Elias