MLB: Boston 6, Baltimore 2

BALTIMORE, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett came within one strike of a complete game shutout Saturday but the Boston Red Sox had to settle for a 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Boston 9, LA Angels 6

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Dustin Pedroia homered to put Boston in front in the seventh inning Wednesday and the Red Sox held on to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 9-6.

MLB: Boston 7, Baltimore 4

BOSTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Doug Mirabelli had a home run among his three hits, powering the Boston Red Sox to a 7-4 victory Thursday afternoon over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Boston 5, Baltimore 4

BOSTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A two-run double by Kevin Youkilis keyed a four-run seventh inning Wednesday that rallied Boston to a 5-4 victory over Baltimore.

MLB: Boston 6, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, July 23 (UPI) -- Cancer survivor Jon Lester held Cleveland to two runs Monday in his first start in 11 months and the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 6-2 victory.

MLB: Boston 4, Kansas City 0

BOSTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Kason Gabbard pitched his first major league shutout Monday as the Boston Red Sox blanked the Kansas City Royals 4-0.

MLB: Boston 7, Texas 3

BOSTON, July 2 (UPI) -- Eric Hinske hit a bases-loaded triple in the fifth inning Monday, fueling the Boston Red Sox' 7-3 victory over the Texas Rangers.

MLB: Texas 2, Boston 1

BOSTON, July 1 (UPI) -- Brad Wilkerson drove in the winning run Sunday with an RBI double in top of the sixth inning as the Texas Rangers edged Boston, 2-1.

MLB: Boston 11, Atlanta 0

ATLANTA, June 20 (UPI) -- Julian Tavarez gave up three hits in seven scoreless innings Wednesday as Boston clobbered Atlanta 11-0 for its second straight shutout victory at Turner Field.

MLB: Boston 4, Atlanta 0

ATLANTA, June 19 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett allowed four hits in six shutout innings Tuesday as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-0.

MLB: Boston 10, San Francisco 2

BOSTON, June 15 (UPI) -- Dustin Pedroia had a two-run homer among his five hits Friday night as the Boston Red Sox drubbed San Francisco, 10-2.

MLB: Oakland 5, Boston 4 (11 inn.)

OAKLAND, Calif., June 5 (UPI) -- Eric Chavez belted a walk-off homer in the 11th inning and Mark Ellis hit for the cycle as Oakland beat Boston 5-4 Monday.

Red Sox' Pedroia AL Player of Week

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was named Monday as the American League Player of the Week.

MLB: Boston 11, N.Y. Yankees 6

BOSTON, June 2 (UPI) -- Mike Lowell went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI Saturday afternoon, as the Boston Red Sox out-slugged the New York Yankees, 11-6.

MLB: Boston 5, Cleveland 3

BOSTON, May 28 (UPI) -- Kevin Youkilis extended his hitting streak to 20 games Monday with a double and an inside-the-park home run as the Boston Red Sox beat Cleveland, 5-3.
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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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