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Dustin Pedroia

Dustin Pedroia
Dustin Pedroia
MLB Player information
NameDustin Pedroia
PositionSecond Baseman
MLB debutAugust 22, 2006 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Batting average.305
Home runs72
Runs batted in330
On base percentage.375
*Boston Red Sox (2006 present)
* 3× All-Star selection (2008, 2009, 2010) * 2007 AL Rookie of the Year * World Series Champion (2007) * 2008 American League MVP * Gold Glove Award Winner (2008) * Silver Slugger Award Winner (2008) * AL player of the month Winner (July 2011)

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Dustin Luis Pedroia (born August 17, 1983, in Woodland, California) is an American professional baseball second baseman with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Pedroia has won several awards in Major League Baseball, including the 2007 American League 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 2008. He finished second overall in the AL in batting average in 2008. In addition to his offensive performance, Dustin has been a major contributor to the Red Sox on the defensive spectrum.

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".

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