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Dustin Pedroia | Second Baseman | #15

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (33) / 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 out of Boston's lineup Thursday.
Deven Marrero will start at second base and hit eighth in the afternoon game at Comerica Park. Aaron Hill is serving as the leadoff man. Boston played a rain-delayed game in Baltimore on Wednesday night and then had to travel to Detroit for this matinee. Aug 18 - 9:48 AM

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Dustin Pedroia left Friday's game against the Diamondbacks with flu-like symptoms.

That's certainly good news that Pedroia didn't suffer any type of injury. With the Red Sox out to an early 8-2 lead, they simply opted to sit him down and let Pedroia rest up and get healthy. Consider him day-to-day.
Aug 12 - 8:28 PM

Dustin Pedroia was removed from Friday's game against Diamondbacks in the second inning due to an apparent injury.

No word on yet on what happened to the veteran infielder, expect the Red Sox to pass along an update shortly.
Aug 12 - 8:12 PM

Dustin Pedroia is at leadoff for the Red Sox on Wednesday night against the Yankees.

Xander Bogaerts will bat second and Mookie Betts will hit third against Yankees right-hander Nathan Eovaldi. This is Pedroia's first time batting leadoff in 2016. It could become a regular look down the stretch with the Red Sox wanting to take advantage of Betts' budding power stroke.
Aug 10 - 2:52 PM

Dustin Pedroia (shin) returned to the Red Sox starting lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Dodgers.

With Hanley Ramirez and David Ortiz sidelined, Pedroia is hitting out of the cleanup spot in the vaunted Red Sox lineup. He sat out Saturday's game after fouling a ball off of his shin on Friday.
Aug 7 - 5:33 PM

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

Pedroia was lifted from Friday's game after fouling a ball off of his left shin. His absence from the lineup Saturday appears to be precautionary, and he should be expected to return to the lineup for Sunday's series finale.
Aug 6 - 1:29 PM

Dustin Pedroia left Friday's game against the Dodgers with a bruised left shin.

The veteran infielder sustained the injury when he fouled a ball off of his shin. He tried to play through the pain and remain in the game, but was eventually lifted for a defensive replacement. He should be considered day-to-day.
Aug 5 - 11:31 PM

Dustin Pedroia is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mariners.

Just a typical day off for Pedroia, no injury to report. Brock Holt will man second base in his place and is hitting second.
Aug 3 - 6:39 PM

Dustin Pedroia had a huge night Tuesday, finishing 5-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored as the Red Sox pummeled the Twins 13-2 on Thursday.

Pedroia and the Red Sox knocked 17 hits in the one-sided win. For the second baseman, his five hits matched his total from the previous nine games. Pedroia is now hitting .304/.372/.444 with 61 runs scored on the year.
Jul 21 - 10:20 PM

Dustin Pedroia put a charge into one on Sunday night, accounting for the Red Sox lone run in a disappointing loss to the Yankees.

Pedroia smashed a Masahiro Tanaka offering over the wall in left field in the first inning, getting the Red Sox off to a quick start, but that wound up being the extent of their scoring in the contest. Pedroia is having a nice bounce-back season at the plate, slashing .300/.368/.439 with nine homers and 38 RBI.
Jul 17 - 11:20 PM

Dustin Pedroia finished 3-for-6 with two RBI as the Red Sox beat the Rangers 12-5 on Monday.

Pedroia's bat is beginning to come alive again after a rough stretch in June. He hit an RBI single in the fifth inning, a solo home run in the seventh inning, and another single in the eighth inning as part of a 21-hit afternoon by the Red Sox. The veteran second baseman also had a big game in Sunday's series finale against the Angels. His season slash line is back up to .306/.368/.445.
Jul 4 - 5:33 PM

Dustin Pedoria is in Tuesday's lineup against the White Sox.

Pedroia was given the day off on Monday, but he's back in the No. 2 spot against Chicago ace Chris Sale on Tuesday. The veteran second baseman is batting .301/.358/.453 with seven home runs and 28 RBI over 67 games this season.
Jun 21 - 3:06 PM

Dustin Pedroia is out of the Red Sox starting lineup Monday versus the White Sox.

A rare night off for the veteran second baseman. Marco Hernandez will fill in at the keystone and bat ninth versus White Sox right-hander Miguel Gonzalez.
Jun 20 - 3:12 PM

Dustin Pedroia went 2-for-5 with a solo homer in Tuesday's victory over the Orioles.

Pedroia followed Mookie Betts' dinger to lead off the game with a longball of his own. He's gotten a bit lost in the shuffle with what the Red Sox are doing offensively, but Pedroia has had a fantastic season so far with a .309/.370/.488 batting line, seven homers and 25 RBI.
May 31 - 10:53 PM

Dustin Pedroia snapped a 3-3 tie with an RBI double in the 11th inning of Sunday's 5-3 win over the Blue Jays.

Pedroia came up clutch against reliever Drew Storen, hitting an RBI grounds rule double as part of a two-run 11th inning. Long before the game hit extras, Pedroia also had an RBI single. He finished 2-for-6 and is slashing .308/.369/.480 with 14 doubles, six homers, 21 RBI and 37 runs scored. The second baseman has picked up five doubles in his last five games.
May 29 - 5:49 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Sandy Leon
2Ryan Hanigan
3Bryan Holaday
1B1Hanley Ramirez
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Josh Rutledge
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Travis Shaw
2Aaron Hill
3Pablo Sandoval
LF1Andrew Benintendi
2Brock Holt
3Chris Young
4Blake Swihart
CF1Jackie Bradley
RF1Mookie Betts
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Rick Porcello
3Drew Pomeranz
4Steven Wright
5Eduardo Rodriguez
6Henry Owens
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Brad Ziegler
3Koji Uehara
4Junichi Tazawa
5Fernando Abad
6Robbie Ross
7Matt Barnes
8Clay Buchholz
9Heath Hembree
10Carson Smith
11Brandon Workman