Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 2 days ago

Pedroia will lead off Saturday against the Angels, Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports.

Rusney Castillo will get the start in center field over Mookie Betts as Pedroia moves up to leadoff spot to face lefty C.J. Wilson. Betts is batting just .232/.290/.387 through 41 games, and manager John Farrell didn't dismiss the idea that Pedroia could remain in the leadoff spot. "We'll see how it unfolds," Farrell said.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 1 week ago

Pedroia went 2-for-5 in the 4-2 win over the Mariners on Saturday.

Pedroia has been back to his old self this season, regularly getting on-base while providing some pop. He has a .360 OBP with five homers and 15 RBI this season.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 3 weeks ago

Pedroia went 1-for-4 Saturday with his fifth home run of the season, a solo shot.

His .290/.374/.495 slash line is a throwback to his performance prior to his wrist and thumb injuries, and if Pedroia can just stay healthy he seems poised for an impressive season.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 4 weeks ago

Pedroia had two hits in four at-bats in Wednesday night's win over the Blue Jays.

Pedroia's on a nice run right now, having hit safely in four straight with eight hits in 15 at-bats.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 1 month ago

Pedroia is out of the lineup Sunday against the Orioles.

Pedroia has started each of the first 11 games of the season for the Red Sox at second base, and his absence Sunday appears to be maintenance-related. Brock Holt will take over at the keystone and bat leadoff.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 1 month ago

Pedroia had two hits, a double and a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Nationals.

After struggling near the end of the season-opening road trip, Pedroia is 6-for-11 with two extra-base hits on Boston's current homestand.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 1 month ago

Pedroia hit his third homer of the season in Tuesday night's win over Washington. He went 3-for-4 with a walk in addition to the homer.

Through the small sample size of eight games, there are signs that Pedroia has regained some of the power lost the last few years. Four of his 10 hits this season have gone for extra bases and he's slugging .556 after 2014's career-low .376.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 2 months ago

Pedroia went 3-for-5 with two solo homers in Boston's 8-0 win over Philadelphia on Monday.

The most noticeable aspect of Pedrioa's offense the last few seasons has been the decline in slugging, so his Opening Day power show was a good sign. He's played through some injuries the past few seasons, but was quite vocal this spring about being healthy following surgery on his hand last September.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 3 months ago

Pedroia had two hits in Saturday's game against the Twins.

Pedroia is off to a quick start, going 5-for-6 so far this spring and looks ready for the season to start tomorrow.

Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS 3 months ago1 Comment

Pedroia went 3-for-3 with a grand-slam, a double and a single in Thursday night's spring-training game against the Twins.

Pedroia, who underwent offseason surgery on his wrist, provided immediate evidence that he's fully recovered. The last few seasons he's had to answer questions about declining power numbers after a string of hand/thumb/wrist injuries. He was vintage Pedroia following Thursday's game, telling reporters "I knew I was back to normal in the offseason. Obviously I told you that, but you can only believe it if you see it. Just watch, man. My job is to play. Your job is to watch."