Dustin Pedroia sore after ankle scare

Updated: August 18, 2013, 2:08 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- A scary moment occurred for the Boston Red Sox in the bottom of the eighth inning as second baseman Dustin Pedroia lay on the ground in obvious pain after fouling a ball off his left ankle.

A team trainer tended to Pedroia, who remained in the game and eventually struck out swinging during the nine-pitch at-bat. However, he was replaced by Brock Holt at second base for the top of the ninth inning.

Fortunately for the Red Sox, preliminary tests taken on Pedroia's foot and ...

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