Dustin Pedroia Bio

(Baseball Player)

Relationship Statistics of Dustin Pedroia

What is Dustin Pedroia marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Dustin Pedroia get married ? (married date):, 2006
How many children does Dustin Pedroia have ? (name):Three(Dylan, Cole, and Brooks)
Is Dustin Pedroia having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Dustin Pedroia gay ?: No
Who is Dustin Pedroia wife ? (name):Kelli Hatley

More about the relationship

He is married to Kelli Hatley. They were married in 2006.

Together they welcomed their first son, Dylan in August 2009. They again became the parents of Cole, and Brooks in 2012 and 2014 respectively.

Who is Dustin Pedroia?

American Dustin Pedroia is the Most Valuable Player award-winning baseball second baseman. Currently, he is playing for the professional baseball team, Boston Red Sox. 

He is also Gold Glove Awards and Silver Slugger award winner.

Dustin Pedroia- Birth Age, Family

Dustin Pedroia was born Dustin Luis Pedroia on the 17th of August 1983 in Woodland, California. He is of Swiss-Italian-Portuguese ancestry. His family has a tire business that ran 14 hours in a day.

His elder brother, Brett played baseball for Shasta College as a catcher. However, Brett’s career ended with the tragic story that, he snipped his ankle in Juco Game.

Dustin’s Education & Early Career

He attended Arizona State University. Prior to that, he graduated from Woodland High School. At the college, he played for college’s baseball team, Arizona State Sun Devils baseball. Some of his teammates in the team include baseball personalities like Ian Kinsler and Andre Ethie.

While playing the college baseball team, he was named as the most valued player.

Dustin Pedroia- Professional Career

Minor Leagues

– After college, he started his professional career in 2004 as the rookie for Boston Red Sox. At the time, his signing amount was $575k. He debuted through the second round 2004 Major League Baseball draft.

– In the same, he played minor league, Augusta GreenJackets as Class A player. In the following year, he played the minor league, Portland Sea Dogs as Double-A player. Later, in 2006, he played Pawtucket Red Sox as Triple-A player.

Major Leagues

Soon after the successful starting career, he started playing Major Leagues for Boston Red Sox. In 2006, he called to play in major leagues for the team. In 2007, he started playing as a second baseball player replacing Mark Loretta.

Due to his imaginary performance, he won the Rookie of the year awards. In 2008 also, he continued his phenomenal performance. In the year, he remained hitless for the first three games of 2008 ALDS.

Following the year, he extended his contract with the baseball club that worth $40.5 million. In the year, he was selected for All-Star Team. However, he withdrew from the game as his wife was expecting their first child. Also, he missed the regular season of the year.

After the season, he played against the Rockies. In the game, he broke his foot for that he was placed at 15-day disabled list. He was not allowed to put any sort of weight on the foot for two weeks. Despite that, he continued practicing. Due to the injury, he didn’t participate 2010 AL All-Star team.

In 2011, he continued his performance with the batting .307 and 21 home runs.

In the following season, he broke his left finger yet continued playing the season’s ending at Yankee Stadium. On the 23rd of June 2013, he extended his contract with team for the 8 years that worth around $110 million. The same year, he went through a thumb surgery.

Will Dustin Stop Playing?

On the 27th of May 2019, he announced that he will be taking a certain time for his future evaluation. He answered that he is not sure that he will be playing ever again. He made the announcement due to his knee problem that first took place in 2017.

In 2017, he placed at the disabled list for his left knee sore for 10 days. Later, they resume playing. However, he was again placed on the disabled list for three months. Later on the 25th of October, he underwent the Knee surgery for complete cartilage restoration. Due to that, he missed his starting 2018 season.

After the surgery, he is most of the time he is placed under the disabled list including 60 days on the 27th of August.

On the 7th of March 2019, he made a debut in spinning training. At the beginning of the year, he was on the injured list. On the 4th of April 2019, he was sent for minor leagues as the rehabilitation assignment. For the minor league, Greenville Drive he played three games. He restarted his rehabilitation training as Triple-A in Pawtucket. He was again removed from Portland’s game due to his left knee soreness.

Most of the Boston Red Sox fans are wondering what will the club do without the player. Also, they are wondering if will he return in the current season.

 Dustin’s Awards

2008- American League All-Star, Silver Slugger Award, Most Valuable Player Awards.

2011- Fielding Bible Award, Gold Glove.

2013- Wilson Overall Defensive Player of the Year Award in American League.

2016- Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award.

Pedroia’s Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of $45 million. His current salary as the player of Boston Red Sox is in the range of $13.75 million which includes the singing amount of $1 million.

Before the year, his yearly earnings were in the range of $72.1 million which included $15million base salary, $125k signing bonus, and $13.75 million Luxury Tax Salary and $13.125 million as payroll salary.

Contracts

Currently, the player is under the 8-year contract with Red Sox with that worth $110 million.

Pedroia’s Height, Weight

He is a brown-eyed brunette. His height is 5 feet and 7 inches. However, In the official list of  Red Sox officially his height is 5 feet and 9 inches.

Dustin Pedroia’s Controversy

During the interview with Boston Magazine, he called his hometown Woodland a dump city. For the statement, he was backlashed. Also, his parents received the death threat for the statement.

Later, he corrected the statement by saying that he is just joking.

Dustin Pedroia- Twitter

He is active on Twitter with the handle @Lasershow_DP15.

He has 1.4k followers on the Twitter account.

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