Dustin Pedroia RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pedroia, teammates don't want to lose Lester

    ESPN Boston "Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia sat in the dugout at Fenway Park Tuesday afternoon and couldn’t fathom what this team would be like without Jon Lester. After Boston’s 4-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Pedroia seemed even more shaken up when he learned Lester was scratched from his..." July 30

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    Alex Speier @alexspeier

    X-rays in Pedroia negative - Sox still waiting on MRI results to determine availability.

  • Mo Rivera: I'd pick Pedroia over Cano

    ESPN.com "Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera writes in a new book released Tuesday that Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox would be his ultimate choice as a second baseman, saying he doesn't think former teammate Robinson Cano "burns to be the best." Rivera played with Cano for the first nine seasons..." May 06

  • No wrist fracture for Dustin Pedroia

    ESPN Boston "Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia does not have a fracture in his left wrist, a development a baseball source called "great news" on Monday afternoon. Another source told ESPNBoston.com earlier Monday that things looked good so far but that further tests were scheduled. Pedroia..." April 14

  • Pedroia to have ailing wrist examined

    Providence Journal "Dustin Pedroia was sent to Boston for an examination of a left wrist that has bothered him for more than a week, Red Sox manager John Farrell said. The second baseman appeared to turn his wrist over diving for an Aramis Ramirez infield single in the eighth inning on April 4, and he hit the..." April 14

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    Red Sox just scratched Pedroia.

  • Pedroia on thumb: Feel 'great', no setbacks

    CSN New England "Dustin Pedroia dealt with a nagging thumb injury for pretty much all of last season, but it doesn't appear that it's going to be an issue in the upcoming season. Pedroia had surgery on the thumb in mid-November, where it was determined that the surgery was less invasive than originally..." January 29

  • Dustin Pedroia on WEEI podcast: David Ortiz should be given ‘whatever he wants’

    WEEI Boston "Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia joined WEEI’s Rob Bradford on Monday to discuss David Ortiz‘€™s desire for a multi-year contract extension, Jacoby Ellsbury defecting to the Yankees and other offseason news. To hear the interview, go to the WEEI audio on demand page. Ortiz told Steve..." January 29

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    Brian MacPherson @brianmacp

    Update on offseason wrist surgeries: Pedroia is taking dry swings now, and Victorino is two weeks away from throwing.

  • Pedroia's thumb surgery a bit more complicated than originally thought

    ESPN Boston "Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has surgery scheduled for Nov. 12 in Arizona to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb, but the procedure may be a bit more complicated than originally thought. According to the second baseman, who had an MRI on his thumb Tuesday,..." November 06

  • Dustin Pedroia expects to undergo thumb surgery

    Hardball Talk "After playing through a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb for nearly the entire season, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia expects to have surgery to address the injury “probably in the next couple of weeks.” He made the announcement during an appearance on WEEI’s “Salk & Holley”..." November 02

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    Alex Speier @alexspeier

    Dustin Pedroia says on @WEEI that 'probably in a couple weeks' he'll have surgery in Arizona to repair thumb ligament he tore on Opening Day

  • Pedroia, Peavy lapses cost Red Sox

    ESPN.com "Say this for Dustin Pedroia: The man stays in character even on a night an uncharacteristic bobble by the Red Sox second baseman figured prominently in Boston's 7-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday night. That became abundantly clear..." October 17

  • Sox announce Pedroia extension through 2021

    MLB.com "A day after coming to an agreement the Red Sox announced Wednesday that they've signed Dustin Pedroia to a contract extension through 2021. Although the financial security of the $110 million extension is nice Pedroia made it clear that his motivation in signing is to make sure he never plays a..." July 24

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    Rob Bradford @bradfo

    Pedroia and Red Sox have agreed in principle on extension. Starts in 2015 goes to '21. Comes down to approximatey 7 years for $100 million

  • Pedroia Agrees to 7-Year/$100 M. Extension

    NESN "Dustin Pedroia is the face of the Red Sox, and he’s going to continue to hold that role for a very long time. The Boston second baseman has signed a seven-year, $100 million contract extension with the club, according to multiple reports. WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford was the first to report the..." July 23

  • Report: Sox closing on $100M deal with Pedroia

    CSN New England "Dustin Pedroia may be sticking around with the Red Sox for a while. Gordon Edes Tweets that the Red Sox made a formal extension offer to Pedroia over the All-Star break. The contract could potentially be worth $100 million or more and would make Pedroia the highest paid second baseman in the..." July 20

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    A #RedSox senior official confirms reports the team is negotiating with Dustin Pedroia on a long-term extension.

  • Dustin Pedroia’s with peers

    Boston Herald "Dustin Pedroia made three consecutive All-Star teams from 2008-10. At the time, it seemed that the Red Sox second baseman could safely be penciled into the American League lineup each summer. While Pedroia remained productive, he was left off the All-Star roster for two years before returning to..." July 16

  • Dustin Pedroia, Sox rip Rockies 11-4

    Boston Herald "Three years ago, almost to the day, Dustin Pedroia became an enemy of the state of Colorado. Not literally, mind you. But on June 24, 2010, he went 5-for-5 with three home runs and four RBI for the Red Sox in the finale of a series at Coors Field, then punctuated his definitive “laser show” by..." June 26

  • Dustin Pedroia will get his first day off of the season Sunday

    WEEI Boston "The dream of 162 will end Sunday. Dustin Pedroia was told by Red Sox manager John Farrell Saturday that he would be getting his first day off of the season when the Sox play the Orioles in the team’s series finale. Pedroia is the only major-leaguer to have played in 70 games this season,..." June 16

  • Pedroia comes up big on ‘D’

    Boston Herald "As Dustin Pedroia continued his campaign last night to wrap up the Gold Glove at second base before the midway point of the season, he also timed his defensive highlights for just the right time. They saved the Red Sox from defeat. In the 10-8, 14-inning victory against the Rays, Pedroia..." June 11

  • Pedroia tried to keep thumb injury quiet

    Boston Globe "Dustin Pedroia tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb on Opening Day when he slid head-first into first base in the ninth inning against the Yankees. But he has started every game since. Pedroia decided against surgery or a stint on the disabled list and kept on playing. The story..." May 30

  • Dustin Pedroia toughs it out despite injured thumb

    Boston Herald "The Red Sox played Game No. 53 last night. Same with Dustin Pedroia. Given what we now know about what Pedroia has been dealing with since the first game of the season — a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb — last night could have been Game No. 2 for..." May 29

  • Dustin Pedroia elevates his game when it matters

    Boston Herald "One of Terry Francona’s favorite parts of managing the Red Sox was watching Dustin Pedroia exert his will on the game. Francona’s seat in the opposing dugout hasn’t diminished his appreciation in that regard, but man, has it increased his annoyance. Francona certainly wouldn’t have minded..." May 26

  • Dustin Pedroia’s game for everything

    Boston Herald "With the Red Sox still in the early stages of a stretch of 20 games in as many days, manager John Farrell is trying to give each player at least one day off. To that, Dustin Pedroia may say no thanks. “Pedey will fight that tooth and nail,” Farrell said. “He fully expects to play every..." May 20

  • Dustin Pedroia breaks out the power

    Boston Herald "Dustin Pedroia had gone 214 plate appearances and 48 games since his last home run. What, then, were another 10 pitches? In an at-bat that was every bit as impressive as any taken by a Red Sox player this season, Pedroia fouled off six pitches from Minnesota Twins reliever Casey Fien,..." May 07

  • Red Sox’s Pedroia is what Astros’ Altuve hopes to become

    Houston Chronicle "The Astros were still waking up. It was a bright, clear spring morning at Fenway Park. Baseball, daily history and a soon-to-be-sold-out stadium filled with devoted Red Sox fans watching the best team in the game waited. But Saturday night had been devoted to another Astros loss. And just 12..." April 29

  • Dustin Pedroia continues his search for Bigfoot

    Boston Herald "Today is a Red Sox off day. Some players will fish. Others play golf. Dustin Pedroia has a hobby that falls a little outside the box — the search for Bigfoot. You probably knew that if you follow Pedroia on Twitter (@15Lasershow), where a “Sasquatch Crossing” sign serves as his avatar. This..." March 13

  • Prime time for Pedey

    Boston Herald "There’s at least one change in Dustin Pedroia’s life that makes the Red Sox second baseman absolutely sick: the impending move of his hometown Sacramento Kings to Seattle. “Brutal!” he thundered, while teammate Shane Victorino gave him a hard time over calling the Kings “we,” as in, “When we..." February 25

  • New year excites Dustin Pedroia

    Boston Herald "It was last Sept. 28, three hours before a game in Baltimore, and Dustin Pedroia was standing in the Red Sox dugout, teaching a seminar on talking trash. “Don’t hit the ball my way tonight!” Pedroia yelled to Orioles center fielder Adam Jones. “I’m telling you right now, if you hit it my way,..." February 13

  • Reason for concern with Dustin Pedroia?

    Over The Monster "Dustin Pedroia's 2012 numbers were the worst of his career. Is there reason for concern, or is this just a symptom of Pedroia being Pedroia? In a vacuum, Dustin Pedroia's season was pretty disappointing. We've gotten used to some real excellence from the second baseman in years past. In 2011 he..." December 20

  • Red Sox eye Dustin Pedroia deal

    ESPN.com "While Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington is optimistic about the club's unfinished offseason plans for free agency and the trade market, he also has some internal considerations brewing. According to several league sources, the Red Sox have already decided it would be in their best..." November 16

  • Pedroia, Gonzalez among best in their field

    Boston Herald "The Red Sox shouldn't expect much in the way of postseason hardware, but two members of the team — one current, and one former — will be up for Gold Gloves this year. Second baseman Dustin Pedroia and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, now with the Dodgers, were nominated for Gold Gloves in voting..." October 30

  • Pedroia 'excited' about having Farrell back

    Boston Globe ""I'm very excited to have him back and looking forward to playing for him," Dustin Pedroia said about John Farrell. "He's been through it before here and it should be fun trying to accomplish our goals together." Meanwhile, the Toronto Blue Jays informed their coaching staff on Sunday that they..." October 22

  • Pin placed in Pedroia's finger for four weeks

    WEEI Boston "Surgery to repair a torn ligament in Dustin Pedroia's right pinky was successful Wednesday, with Dr. Donald Sheridan placing a pin in the injured finger. The pin will remain in Pedroia's finger for four weeks, with the second baseman having to wear a cast through the weekend before switching to a..." October 11

  • Dustin Pedroia's final weeks plenty painful

    Boston Herald "Turns out, Dustin Pedroia [stats] was playing through a far more serious injury than merely a broken left ring finger. Pedroia is scheduled for surgery next week on a torn ligament in his right pinky finger, Red Sox [team stats] general manager Ben Cherington confirmed yesterday. Pedroia dealt..." October 05

  • A Troubling Appearance By Dustin Pedroia

    Over The Monster "Last night Dustin Pedroia stepped up to the plate five times with a broken finger. That he picked up two hits, including a double that served to score the first run of the game and ultimately resulted in their second as well has masked the fact that this was probably a very bad idea. Don't..." October 03

  • Dustin Pedroia back in lineup

    ESPN.com "Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was in the initial lineup Tuesday against the New York Yankees despite a broken finger on his left hand that the team thought would sideline him for the final two games of the season. Pedroia did not play Monday, and it was assumed he would miss the..." October 02

  • Pedroia has fractured finger

    Boston Globe "The Red Sox season could not end without another injury. Dustin Pedroia has an avulsion fracture of his left ring finger and is not expected to play in the final two games according to general manager Ben Cherington. Pedroia sat out Monday's 10-2 loss against the Yankees after X-rays taken..." October 02

  • Pedroia's season comes to close

    Boston Herald "Two days before the Red Sox' schedule reaches its merciful end, Dustin Pedroia's season is finished. An X-ray taken at Yankee Stadium before last night's 10-2 loss revealed that Pedroia suffered an avulsion fracture of his left ring finger, a team source confirmed. Pedroia didn't play last..." October 02

  • Dustin Pedroia, Jacoby Ellsbury sit

    ESPN.com "This probably didn't play real well in the clubhouse of the Baltimore Orioles, who are trying to beat out the New York Yankees for the AL East title, but the Red Sox took on the Yankees Monday night without either Dustin Pedroia or Jacoby Ellsbury in the starting lineup. Pedroia jammed a finger..." October 01

  • Infield partnership

    Boston Herald "Yesterday was a good day for the game of baseball, especially defense. At beautiful Camden Yards, the Orioles unveiled a statue of third baseman Brooks Robinson, arguably the best defensive third baseman in baseball history. The Red Sox [team stats] took batting practice during the..." September 30

  • Son shines on Dustin Pedroia

    Boston Herald "ustin Pedroia wasn't handing out cigars, but his smile was omnipresent upon rejoining the Red Sox yesterday and accepting congratulations on the birth of his second son, Cole. "They're good," Pedroia said of his wife, Kelli, their baby, and new big brother, 3-year-old Dylan. "It was awesome...." September 16

  • Trying times for Pedey

    Boston Herald "Dustin Pedroia never has experienced a September like this. In his first three full seasons in the majors, the Red Sox made the playoffs. Last year, despite an epic collapse, they weren't eliminated from contention until the fateful final night in Baltimore. And when the Sox didn't reach the..." September 03

  • Sox better not lose Pedey

    Boston Herald "Spoke to a guy at the coffee shop who said he's sick of Dustin Pedroia [stats]'s "act," and that he has to go. Heard a woman who called "Dennis & Callahan" the other day to say she's sick of Pedroia's foul mouth, and that he has to go. A buddy emailed to say Pedroia is the "real" reason the..." September 02

  • Dustin Pedroia sticking with Sox

    Boston Herald "The way Dustin Pedroia [stats] figured it, he was going to play alongside Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford for many years, perhaps even for the rest of his career. And so, six days later, it still hasn't sunk in. "I think the biggest shock is how much money. I mean, those were guys that..." August 31

  • Dustin Pedroia gives his side of the story

    Boston Globe "Exactly one year ago, Dustin Pedroia was on the cover of Sports Illustrated, captured flying through the air as he turned a double play. The Red Sox were finishing up a stretch in which they went 39 games over .500, and the headline accompanying Pedroia's image was "Heart of the Red..." August 22

  • Pedroia denies trying to get Valentine fired

    CSN New England "Dustin Pedroia didn't want to talk about player meetings or photo ops with Bobby Valentine prior to Tuesday night's game against the Orioles. After the Red Sox had their brains beaten in by the O's by a 7-1 score, though, Pedroia was willing to finally open up a little bit about a Yahoo! Sports..." August 15

  • Pedroia upset with Yahoo! story

    Boston Globe "Dustin Pedroia, who was named along with Adrian Gonzalez as the players most vocal in ripping Bobby Valentine at a meeting called by Sox owners on July 26 to discuss the state of the team, was upset with the manner in which he was portrayed in a Yahoo! Sports story. "I really haven't read it..." August 15