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Dustin Pedroia | Second Baseman | #15

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (32) / 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 announced Saturday at the Red Sox' Winter Weekend that he plans to run more in 2016.
The 32-year-old has altered his training regimen this winter in order to improve his speed and agility on the bases. He explained that part of the reason he hasn't run as much in recent seasons is that he was hitting in front of David Ortiz and he didn't want opposing hitters to simply walk Big Papi if he swiped second base. Perhaps he can return to his thieving ways from when he averaged 21 swipes per season from 2011-2013. Jan 23 - 3:48 PM

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Dustin Pedroia was scratched from Saturday's game against the Indians.

With wet playing conditions expected in Cleveland tonight, interim manager Torey Lovullo didn't want to risk having Pedroia re-injure his hamstring. Josh Rutledge is getting the start at second base.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 06:58:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Friday's loss to the Indians.

David Ortiz was the only Red Sox player to do anything offensively in the contest, so it's not like Pedroia was the only one struggling to find traction against Josh Tomlin and company. While injuries have limited the former MVP to just 92 games this season, he's been effective when he's been able to play, hitting .294/.357/.444 with 12 homers and 42 RBI.
Fri, Oct 2, 2015 10:22:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia is out of Boston's lineup Thursday.

It's just a routine day of rest as the Red Sox play out the string. David Ortiz is also off on Thursday.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 03:19:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia is not in the Red Sox' lineup Sunday.

He's just getting a breather. Brock Holt is at second base in Pedroia's place.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 10:10:00 AM

Dustin Pedroia is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Rays.

He's presumably getting a day of rest. Josh Rutledge will play second base and bat second.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015 03:12:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia is not in the Red Sox' lineup Friday.

He's just getting some rest. Josh Rutledge is at second base in Pedroia's place.
Fri, Sep 18, 2015 03:10:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia clubbed two homers and drove in five runs Wednesday in the rout of the Orioles.

Pedroia has had injury troubles again this year, but he's actually on track to finish with his best OPS since 2011 (he's at .812 right now). He has 12 homers in 332 at-bats after combining for 16 in 1,192 at-bats the previous two years.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 10:48:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia is not in the Red Sox' lineup Friday.

Pedroia played in the club's first two games after being activated from the disabled list, but he's sitting out this one. Brock Holt is at second base.
Fri, Sep 11, 2015 03:04:00 PM

Red Sox activated 2B Dustin Pedroia from the 15-day disabled list.

Pedroia is right back in the lineup Tuesday, batting second against Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. The veteran second baseman has been sidelined since the end of June with a nagging right hamstring injury, but he'll attempt to go into the offseason with some peace of mind.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 03:21:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) could be activated from the disabled list as soon as Tuesday.

The thought had been that he'd return on Thursday in a best-case scenario, but Pedroia has ramped up his baseball activities over the last week and it's evidently gone well. The veteran second baseman has been on the shelf with a right hamstring issue since the end of June.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 11:39:00 AM

Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) has been cleared to ramp up his baseball activities.

Pedroia has been coming around slowly but surely and looks to still be in line to return on September 10. The Red Sox' second baseman has been dealing with a right hamstring issue since the end of June.
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 04:22:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) said Thursday that the earliest he'll return from the disabled list is on September 10.

This means that he's still at least three weeks away. Pedroia took batting practice for the first time since landing on the disabled list in late July, but his right hamstring just isn't ready yet.
Thu, Aug 20, 2015 04:58:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) took batting practice Monday for the first time since landing back on the disabled list in late July with a severe right hamstring strain.

Pedroia wasn't expected to begin baseball activities until the final week of August, so this comes as very good news. The platelet-rich plasma treatment he was given apparently accelerated the healing process. Pedroia could feasibly return to the Red Sox in early September. He has appeared in just 75 games this season.
Mon, Aug 17, 2015 03:09:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) won't do any baseball activities until the final week of August.

That probably pushes his return timetable into mid-September, and the Red Sox might just go ahead and shut him down at that point. Pedroia has been out since late July with a right hamstring strain. He was given platelet-rich plasma treatment a couple weeks ago.
Tue, Aug 11, 2015 05:25:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Blake Swihart
2Ryan Hanigan
3Christian Vazquez
4Ali Solis
1B1Hanley Ramirez
2Travis Shaw
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Marco Hernandez
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Deven Marrero
3Chris Dominguez
LF1Jackie Bradley
2Brennan Boesch
CF1Mookie Betts
RF1Rusney Castillo
2Chris Young
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Clay Buchholz
3Rick Porcello
4Eduardo Rodriguez
5Joe Kelly
6Roenis Elias
7Henry Owens
8Steven Wright
9William Cuevas
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Koji Uehara
3Carson Smith
4Junichi Tazawa
5Robbie Ross
6Tommy Layne
7Heath Hembree
8Williams Jerez
9Pat Light
10Matt Barnes
11Noe Ramirez
12Brandon Workman
13Anthony Varvaro