Red Sox’ Pedroia Ready To Play Tuesday

December 31, 1969 12:00 AM
Red Sox’ Pedroia Ready To Play Tuesday
" BOSTON (CBS) – As the Boston Red Sox prepared to leave Toronto after taking two-of-three from the Blue Jays over the weekend, Dustin Pedroia had one thing on his mind.

“Play Tuesday,” Pedroia told the team’s website Sunday afternoon.

Out for the last week with a torn abductor muscle in his right thumb, Pedroia was able to avoid a trip to the disabled list and is primed for a return. He resumed batting practice on Saturday, with the help of a special brace over his hand, and felt no discomfort or swelling on Sunday.

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Now the Red Sox second baseman hopes to return Tuesday when they open a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles in Boston.

When asked if the team had said he was good to go, Pedroia gave his usual Pedroia-like response.

“They don’t tell me anything, man. I play Tuesday,” he told the Boston Herald "

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