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Dustin Pedroia’s Latest Injury Setback Puts He and the Red Sox at a Costly Crossroad

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Boston Red Sox second basemen Dustin Pedroia is one of the greatest players in team history as a key player for both the franchise’s title runs in 2007 and 2013. However, injuries have kept him out of the team's lineup and the latest setback on his knee injury put his career in the crossroads. With Pedroia under contract for a combined $25 million until 2021, both sides are exploring possibilities of how to move forward. SI legal analyst Michael McCann breaks down the possibility of the Red Sox moving on from Pedroia’s contract as a part of the team’s desire to move under the luxury tax threshold.