Results for tag: Dustin Pedroia
Posted by: Jack Curry on Sep 27, 2010 at 03:05:26 PM

NEW YORK – The former Most Valuable Player looked like the injured kid on the playground who had been left out of another game. With his left foot in a cast and crutches by his side, Dustin Pedroia sat in the third base dugout at Yankee Stadium and watched. He hates watching. He would rather play.

While Pedroia can’t play baseball, he can talk baseball. Since Pedroia won the MVP two years ago for the Red Sox and has done a lot of watching lately, I wanted to know who he thinks has been the most valuable player in the American League. He responded in 1.2 seconds.

“It has to be Robbie, you would think,” Pedroia said. “Doesn’t it have to go to him?”

Robinson Cano, Pedroia’s counterpart as the Yankees’ second baseman, is having a memorable

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Mar 30, 2010 at 02:32:32 PM

The following was originally posted on March 19 on YESNetwork.com.



BRADENTON, Fla. -- In 16 days, Josh Beckett is scheduled to unleash the first pitch of the 2010 season to Derek Jeter at a boisterous Fenway Park. It will probably be a fastball, a pitch that will climb above 90 miles per hour and will christen the resumption of the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees.

On Friday, Beckett fired fastballs against the anonymous Pirates in another monotonous Spring Training game. An hour before the game started, an expressionless Beckett sat alone in the third-base dugout, as approachable as a pit bull who had been fasting for a week. So Beckett's ornery demeanor was in perfect form to barge into another season.

At the same time, the Yankees were playing the Tigers

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