Red Sox
Pedroia came to spring training with high expectations, as the previous Sox second-sacker (Mark Loretta) had been allowed to walk in the offseason. Moreover, Pedroia had only batted .191 during his 31-game tenure with the Red Sox in 2006. But he came ready to learn, putting in plenty of time to improve his game.
Coming to camp
Pedroia came to spring training with high expectations, as the previous Sox second-sacker (Mark Loretta) had been allowed to walk in the offseason. Moreover, Pedroia had only batted .191 during his 31-game tenure with the Red Sox in 2006. But he came ready to learn, putting in plenty of time to improve his game.
(Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)