Dustin Pedroia Takes Grounders At Second Base

No, that's not a typo. And yes, he's still on crutches. But last night, before Wednesday's game, Dustin Pedroia was out at second base, fielding ground balls from his knees.

Right now, as I write this, Dustin Pedroia is kneeling on the grass at second base taking grounders from Tim Bogar.

Seriously.

And not pitty-pat grounders to your kid in the backyard. These are big league groundballs. He then flips the balls to coach Rob Leary.

Yeah, six weeks. That sounds right.

Naturally, Pedroia treated it like no big deal. ("Relax.")

"I was just out there for five minutes. I'm pretty bored. Not really a lot for me to do right now," he said. "I've got to keep my arm in shape. Just throwing on my knees, taking some groundballs. It's not bad. We do it in spring training."

"Hanging out. That's all I do. It's miserable."

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