Dustin Pedroia doesn't seem overly concerned after being placed on the injured list with irritation in his surgically repaired left knee.
The veteran Red Sox second baseman left Wednesday night's game after feeling a pop in his knee, but the injury isn't believed to be serious. Pedroia shared a reassuring update on Friday after getting the knee looked at by doctors.
Though he admitted he initially was "scared," he expects to be activated when the 10-day period is up.
Pedroia said he felt something pop in his last at bat on a foul ball, got scared, doctors told him it could’ve been a couple things (didn’t expand on that) but rest over a few day period should be telling. He seems unfazed by the whole thing.— Jason Mastrodonato (@JMastrodonato) April 19, 2019
The Red Sox called up infielders Tzu-Wei Lin and Michael Chavis from Triple-A Pawtucket before Friday's game vs. Tampa Bay. With Eduardo Nuñez on the IL along with Pedroia, Lin and Chavis are expected to fill the void at second base until they return.
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