Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia

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Red Sox Farm Report: Dustin Pedroia played all three games for Pawtucket over weekend

Nick Friar
May 20, 2019 - 7:00 am

Dustin Pedroia began his rehab with Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday and started in all three games against the Gwinnett Stripers (Braves). He started at second base on Friday and was the designated hitter on Saturday and Sunday. He didn’t have to make a defensive play before Josh Tobias entered the game as his replacement in the seventh inning, but Pedroia did score from first on a Sam Travis double to center field in the third.

On the weekend, Pedroia went 2-for-11 with two strikeouts. Both of his hits were singles.

Brock Holt also continued his rehab with Pawtucket, which started on Wednesday.  After going hitless in his first game, Holt has gone 1-for-3 in each of his last four games. He has one double and one home run, the latter of which he hit in Sunday’s 5-4 win.

Marco Hernandez joined Pedroia and Holt in Pawtucket, as well. He had previously been with Class A Advanced Salem where he finished with a .295 average, a .758 OPS, seven doubles, nine RBI, and nine strikeouts. Hernandez went 0-for-4 in each of his first two games with the PawSox.


Nothing but Hart

Left-handed starting pitcher Kyle Hart continues to dominate the opposition for Double-A Portland. Although his ERA bumped to 2.77 from 2.59 after Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Reading Fightin Phils (Phillies, duh), Hart had himself another strong start. He lasted seven innings, as he did in his previous outing, giving up three earned runs on seven hits and a walk. Hart also struck out five.

In addition to his 2.77 ERA, Hart has struck out 54 in 48 2/3 innings while holding opponents to a .203 batting average and posting a 1.03 WHIP.