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Report: Youkilis to play in world baseball

BOSTON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis will play for Team USA at the World Baseball Classic next March, the Boston Globe reported Friday.
Boston's Pedroia is AL MVP

Boston's Pedroia is AL MVP

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia, last year's AL rookie of the year, was voted the American League's most valuable player, baseball officials said Tuesday.
Jeter tops AL All-Star vote-getters

Jeter tops AL All-Star vote-getters

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- New York's Derek Jeter has moved into the lead for all vote-getters in balloting for the American League All-Star team, Major League Baseball officials said.

MLB: Boston 5, St. Louis 3 (13 innings)

BOSTON, June 22 (UPI) -- Kevin Youkilis hit two homers Sunday, including a two-run game-winner in the bottom of the 13th inning which gave Boston a 5-3 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Boston 7, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, June 18 (UPI) -- J.D. Drew's three-run first inning homer ignited Boston's 7-4 victory at Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

MLB: Philadelphia 8, Boston 2

PHILADELPHIA, June 16 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard had two home runs and an RBI triple Monday to power the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
Ortiz, Red Sox dominate AL All-Star voting

Ortiz, Red Sox dominate AL All-Star voting

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Boston's David Ortiz leads all vote getters and four of his teammates lead their positions in balloting for starting spots on the American League All-Star team.

MLB: Boston 9, Cincinnati 0

CINCINNATI, June 15 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett and two relievers teamed up on a six-hit shutout Sunday in the Boston Red Sox' 9-0 rout of the Cincinnati Reds.

MLB: Baltimore 10, Boston 6

BOSTON, June 10 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff was 4-for-5 with two RBI Tuesday and the Baltimore Orioles out-slugged the Boston Red Sox 10-6.
Boston, N.Y. dominate AL All-Star voting

Boston, N.Y. dominate AL All-Star voting

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Texas's Josh Hamilton and Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki and a bevy of Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees lead the voting for the 2008 American League All-star team.

MLB: Boston 6, Baltimore 3

BALTIMORE, May 31 (UPI) -- Manny Ramirez hit his 500th career home run Saturday to help the Boston Red Sox record a 6-3 win at Baltimore.

MLB: Boston 5, Seattle 3

SEATTLE, May 27 (UPI) -- Dustin Pedroia and Manny Ramirez drove in runs in a four-run Boston eighth Monday, producing a 5-3 win over Seattle.

MLB: Boston 11, Kansas City 8

BOSTON, May 22 (UPI) -- Mike Lowell and J.D. Drew hit grand slam homers Thursday to boost Boston past Kansas City 11-8 and give the Red Sox a four-game sweep.

MLB: Boston 6, Kansas City 3

BOSTON, May 21 (UPI) -- Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits, including a homer, and three runs scored Wednesday in pacing Boston to a 6-3 decision over Kansas City.

MLB: Boston 11, Milwaukee 7

BOSTON, May 18 (UPI) -- David Ortiz led a 15-hit onslaught with a homer, double and four RBI Sunday, helping Boston overpower Milwaukee 11-7.
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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)
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Dustin Pedroia."
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