Pedroia taking grounders on his knees

Updated: June 30, 2010, 6:17 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Just days after breaking his left foot on a foul ball, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was out on the infield at Fenway Park taking ground balls on his knees before Wednesday's game against the Rays.

"I failed miserably," manager Terry Francona said about being able to keep Pedroia under control. "He's a maniac. He knows he can't put any weight on that foot and he knows he's going to slow himself down if he does, so he'll abide by the rules, but he'll bend them as much ...

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