UPDATE: Pedroia out with strained groin

Dustin Pedroia left tonight’s game after the third inning after he strained his right groin during an at-bat. Pedroia grounded to third base, and hurt his right groin while running to first base, manager Terry Francona said in a midgame interview on ESPN’s telecast.

Nick Green has moved to second, and Julio Lugo is in at short.

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