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Dustin Pedroia’s thumb injury a big dilemma

This is a different type of dilemma for the Red Sox.

They usually aren’t presented with a scenario in which a player wants to try to play through an injury. Usually it’s a player saying he’s hurt and goes on the disabled list. But this is Dustin Pedroia, and he’s not your average ballplayer.

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