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Red Sox 2B Pedroia to make season debut

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia's comeback from offseason knee surgery is complete.

The 2008 AL MVP and four-time All Star is in Boston's starting lineup for Saturday's interleague game against the Atlanta Braves.

The 34-year-old Pedroia admitted to some nervousness in the clubhouse before batting practice.


AL Batting Average
Rank Name BA
1 M. Betts, Bos.361
2 M. Brantley, Cle.338
3 N. Castellanos, Det.333
4 A. Simmons, LAA.330
5 M. Machado, Bal.328
6 J. Martinez, Bos.326
7 M. Duffy, TB.322
8 J. Segura, Sea.316
9 J. Lowrie, Oak.313
10 J. Altuve, Hou.308
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NL Batting Average
Rank Name BA
1 N. Markakis, Atl.344
2 O. Herrera, Phi.339
3 M. Kemp, LAD.338
4 F. Freeman, Atl.324
5 N. Arenado, Col.320
6 S. Gennett, Cin.319
7 C. Dickerson, Pit.319
8 B. Belt, SF.316
9 A. Cabrera, NYM.315
10 A. Almora Jr., ChC.311
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