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Dustin Pedroia Newsbeat

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Red Sox’ Dustin Pedroia says, in hindsight, he shouldn’t have had knee surgery

FORT MYERS, Fla.—As Dustin Pedroia readies for a comeback campaign, the Red Sox second baseman says, in hindsight, he would have handled his knee injury differently.

Pedroia underwent an operation in November 2017 that kept him sidelined for all but three games in the 2018 season. The 35-year-old veteran admitted Friday at JetBlue Park that if he could turn back time, he would decide against the cartilage restoration procedure.

“I wouldn’t have done it,” Pedroia said. “I don’t regret doing it, but looking back and knowing what I know now, I wouldn’t have done it.”

I have to wonder what this does to the way he’s remembered for posterity- it’s never a positive when your team does far better without you than they ever did with you.

 

QLE Posted: February 16, 2019 at 06:25 AM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: dustin pedroia, knees

Friday, January 11, 2019

Dustin Pedroia Set to Start Running Next Week

There really hasn’t been any positive news about Pedroia for a long while. We know he’ll put in the work to come back,whether his knee will comply is the question.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 11, 2019 at 06:04 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: dustin pedroia, red sox

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Bradford: Dustin Pedroia and his biggest battle | WEEI

This doesn’t sound hopeful.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 11, 2018 at 06:30 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: dustin pedroia, red sox

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Opening Day possible for Pedroia, who doesn’t need offseason surgery

BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia is not planning on having surgery on his left knee and could be ready for Opening Day, Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Monday.

Pedroia was limited to just three big league games in 2018 and had an arthroscopic procedure on the knee in July. That was after he underwent major surgery on the knee in October 2017.

“He has continued rehab and therapy. And that’s what he is going to continue to do,” Dombrowski said on a conference call. “He will do that through about the middle of December. And start then some additional, then get back into exercising, more physical activities other than the therapy at that point. And then around the middle, sometime in January, beginning of January, middle of January, start running at that point. So we’re hopeful he’ll be ready for the season. So really with that prognosis, I would think most of our — I can never say it’s over, because you just never know what ends up taking place. But we’re really, as far as position players, pretty well set.”

So, how long before the other shoe drops?

QLE Posted: November 20, 2018 at 05:57 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: best shape of his life, dustin pedroia, knees

 

 

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