Dustin Pedroia is reportedly expected to "shut it down for the remainder of the season," according to Nick Cafardo at the Boston Globe.
Pedroia, who returned to the disabled list on Friday, just days after rejoining the team following the original two-month stint on the DL for a broken bone in his foot, will wear a stabilizing boot on the injured leg for 7-10 days. After that, the team will reevaluate him. From there, it will either be a "non operative course," or surgery. If the team does determine surgery is needed, it would involve inserting a screw into Pedroia's foot, and would be season-ending.
Though nothing has been decided yet, Pedroia is facing the possibility of surgery optimistically: "I will be good as new," Pedroia said in a text message to WEEI.com.
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