Toronto Blue Jays defeat Boston Red Sox, 16-2
As disappointed as he was about being placed on the disabled list for the second time this season, Dustin Pedroia tried his best to encourage his Red Sox teammates, who now must forge ahead without their MVP second baseman.
“We’ll be fine,’’ Pedroia said before last night’s game against the Blue Jays. “I’m just one guy. We’ve had guys go down all year and guys have been able to step up and help us win.’’
With Pedroia on the 15-day DL, the Sox have more than one guy w...
Dustin Pedroia badly wanted a chance to return to the lineup and lead the Red Sox to the playoffs.
Just two games into his quest, the former American League Most Valuable Player was placed on the 15-day disabled list yesterday to rest and protect his sore left foot. Pedroia fractured his foot June 25 in San Francisco when he fouled a ball off his foot. He didn’t return until Tuesday night vs. the Angels.
Pedroia also played Wednesday, when he went 1 for 3 with a stol...
This one was a case study in pain management. Or, to be more precise, an experiment gone awry on the pain threshold of the Red Sox, a team beset by mounting casualties to its marquee players, the latest being Dustin Pedroia’s return to the disabled list after his aborted comeback from a fractured left foot suffered June 25.
And if that wasn’t painful enough, there was last night’s hideous 16-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays before a restless Fenway Park crowd of 37,726. ...
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