Pedoria taking Grounders On Knees At Fenway

BOSTON (AP) – Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia took

grounders while on both knees before the Red Sox took batting

practice prior to their game against the Tampa Bay Rays on

Wednesday night.

Pedroia broke a bone in his left foot when he fouled a ball of

it last Friday night in San Francisco and is expected to be out

approximately six weeks.

The 2008 AL MVP warmed up on the edge of the grass in front of

his second base position, playing catch while on both knees. Then

he took grounders and flipped the ball to a coach standing next to


When he was done, he used crutches to get off the field. His

foot is in a protective boot.