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April was rough for Pedroia, who hit just .182 in 20 games. There were many calls for Pedroia to be replaced by utility infielder Alex Cora, but manager Terry Francona stuck with the kid and it paid off.
Getting his hands dirty
April was rough for Pedroia, who hit just .182 in 20 games. There were many calls for Pedroia to be replaced by utility infielder Alex Cora, but manager Terry Francona stuck with the kid and it paid off.
(Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)