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Notes: Dustin Pedroia earns top defensive honors

Dustin Pedroia was named the American League defensive player of the year by Wilson Sporting Goods on Thursday.

The award, in its second season, is determined by a formula that combines scouting, advanced statistics, and traditional statistics.

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