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Pedroia on missing another opener: 'It is what it is'

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Dustin Pedroia feels ready for opening day. Considering what it took to get to that point, the Boston Red Sox are erring on the side of caution.

Pedroia will miss Boston's opener for the second straight season, staying in extended spring training to rehab his left knee, on which he had surgeries each of the past two offseasons. Pedroia, a key figure for the Red Sox during most of his 13-year career, believes he's ready to go but understands why the reigning World Series champions are hesitant.

"It is what it is," he said. "I don't think the team was expecting me to come in and look the way I look, so they just want to make sure they do it right. That's basically it. They've had to hold me back. I mean, I'm ready for opening day. It's just that they're scared. No one's ever come back from something like this."

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Leaders
AVG: M. Betts.346
HR: J. Martinez43
RBI: J. Martinez130
SB: M. Betts30
W: R. Porcello17
ERA: D. Price3.58
Saves: C. Kimbrel42
K: C. Sale237
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .268 (1)
Runs: 876 (1)
Hits: 1509 (1)
Home Runs: 208 (9)
Stolen Bases: 125 (3)
OBP: .339 (1)
SLG: .453 (1)
Total Bases: 2550 (1)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.75 (7)
Runs Allowed: 647 (6)
Saves: 46 (7)
Strikeouts: 1558 (4)
OpBA: .237 (7)
OBP: .309 (8)
SLG: .390 (9)
Run Support: 5.40 (1)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/12 M. Chavis Sent to Minors
3/12 T. Lakins Sent to Minors
3/12 D. Reyes Sent to Minors
3/12 C. Shepherd Sent to Minors
3/12 J. Taylor Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
3/19 D. Pedroia Recovery from left knee surgery (day-to-day)
3/4 R. Brasier Infection in right pinkie toe (day-to-day)
3/4 M. Hernández Recovery from left shoulder surgery (day-to-day)
3/4 B. Johnson Illness (day-to-day)
3/4 A. Maddox Right rotator cuff surgery (day-to-day)
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