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Dustin Pedroia not going anywhere

Seven-year extension will keep him right where he belongs -- with Red Sox

Updated: July 23, 2013, 10:11 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have never had a 38-year-old second baseman, unless you want to count Eddie Joost, who played 17 games there in 1955, or Tom Carey, who played there three times in 1946. They'd never had a Dustin Pedroia before, either, which is why they're willing to bet that Pedroia will make the first statement obsolete in 2021, when his freshly signed $100 million contract extension is due to end. While Dad will be 38, Dylan Pedroia will be only 12, so there will be a necessary ...

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