Dustin Pedroia inks $110M deal

Updated: July 24, 2013, 7:22 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Dustin Pedroia has officially become the first second baseman in Major League Baseball to cross the $100 million threshold. In an on-field press conference Wednesday afternoon, the Boston Red Sox announced a contract extension with the former MVP that goes through the 2021 season.

"It was no-brainer to me. This is the place where they gave me an opportunity to play professional baseball," Pedroia said. "I want to make sure I do all I can to prove those people who took a chance ...

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