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Dustin Pedroia

Boston Red Sox — No. 15
Second baseman
Born: August 17, 1983 (1983-08-17) (age 36)
Woodland, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right 
MLB debut
August 22, 2006 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
(through 2011 Season)
Batting average     .305
Home runs     75
Runs batted in     344
On-base percentage     .344
Runs     479
Hits     862
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • All-Star selection (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Silver Slugger Award winner at second base (2008)
  • World Series Champion (2007)
  • 2007 AL Rookie of the Year
  • 2008 American League MVP
  • Fielding Bible Award (2011)
  • 2× Gold Glove Award Winner (2008, 2011)
  • AL player of the month Winner (July 2011)

Dustin Luis Pedroia (born August 17, 1983 in Woodland, California) is a Major League Baseball player for the Boston Red Sox. He played college baseball at Arizona State University. He is 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) and 180 pounds (82 kg). He won the 2007 American League Rookie of the Year award.

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