MLB: Boston 6, Texas 5

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 27 (UPI) -- Jason Varitek hit a three-run homer Sunday afternoon, as the Boston Red Sox beat Texas, 6-5, for their first three-game sweep in Texas in almost 34 years.

MLB: Boston 9, Toronto 3

TORONTO, May 9 (UPI) -- Manny Ramirez homered during a three-run sixth inning for Boston Wednesday night as the Red Sox pulled away from Toronto, 9-3.

MLB: Boston 9, Toronto 2

TORONTO, May 8 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett pitched seven innings Tuesday night to become the first seven-game winner in the majors this season, as the Boston Red Sox beat Toronto, 9-2.

MLB: Boston 4, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, May 6 (UPI) -- J.D. Drew had a hit and two RBI Sunday as the Boston Red Sox beat Minnesota, 4-3, for their second win in the three-game series.

MLB: Minnesota 2, Boston 1

MINNEAPOLIS, May 5 (UPI) -- Johan Santana pitched five solid innings and four relievers shut down the Red Sox the rest of the way Saturday night, as the Minnesota Twins beat Boston, 2-1.

MLB: Boston 8, Seattle 7

BOSTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Manny Ramirez hit a game-winning solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday as Boston edged Seattle 8-7.

MLB: Toronto 7, Boston 3

BOSTON, April 23 (UPI) -- Aaron Hill was 4-for-5, including a two-run home run, and scored three runs Monday as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3.

MLB: Baltimore 5, Boston 4

BOSTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Kevin Millar hit a two-run single in the top of the ninth inning Saturday night as Baltimore edged Boston, 5-4.

MLB: Tampa Bay 11, Boston 0

BOSTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay erupted for nine runs in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday night and blanked the Boston Red Sox, 11-0.

MLB: Boston 7, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- In a spot start Friday night, Julian Tavarez pitched a complete-game seven-hitter as the Boston Red Sox beat Toronto, 7-1.

MLB: Minnesota 8, Boston 2

BOSTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer and knocked in four runs Wednesday night as Minnesota beat the Boston Red Sox, 8-2.

MLB: Kansas City 10, Boston 4 (12)

BOSTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Jeff Keppinger and Andres Blanco both drove in three runs Saturday night as Kansas City beat Boston, 10-4, in 12 innings.

MLB: Oakland 7, Boston 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Bobby Kielty and Mark Ellis hit home runs Wednesday afternoon to power Oakland over the Boston Red Sox, 7-2, completing a three-game sweep.
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Dustin Pedroia
Boston Red Sox base runner Dustin Pedroia (R) runs past Colorado Rockies second baseman Kazuo Matsui after Pedroia hit a home run in the first inning of game one of the World Series at Fenway Park in Boston on October 24, 2007. (UPI Photo/Matthew Healey)

Dustin Luis Pedroia (born August 17, 1983, in Woodland, California) is a Major League Baseball second baseman for the Boston Red Sox. During his brief career in the majors, Pedroia has won several awards, including the 2007 AL Rookie of the Year and the 2008 AL MVP award. He also won a Silver Slugger as a second baseman, and a Gold Glove in 2009. He was also second overall in the AL in batting average in 2008.

Pedroia is listed by Major League Baseball and the Red Sox as 5' 9" (175 cm) and 180 pounds. In 2003 a USA Today article gave his height as 5' 7" (170 cm), and when he was in college the NCAA and Arizona State University gave his height as 5' 8".

Pedroia attended Woodland Senior High School in Woodland, California. Pedroia batted .445 his senior year and was chosen as his league's most valuable player.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Dustin Pedroia."
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