Red Sox: Dustin Pedroia’s amazing achievements prove he’s among the best
How Dustin Pedroia ranks in Red Sox history
Pedroia wraps up his prolific career as one of the best hitters this franchise has ever seen, ranking among the top-10 in Red Sox history in several categories.
- Hits – 1805
- Doubles – 394
- Stolen Bases – 138
- Runs Scored – 922
- Extra-Base Hits – 549
- Total Bases – 2649
- At-Bats – 6031
FanGraphs values Pedroia at 46.6 WAR for his career, ranking ninth in Red Sox history among position players. Only Bobby Doerr (53.3) ranks higher among Red Sox second basemen. Pedroia is 25th all-time among major league second baseman in fWAR.
During his MVP campaign in 2008, Pedroia set the single-season franchise record for second basemen in the following categories.
- Batting Average – .326
- Doubles – 54
- Runs Scored – 118
- Total Bases – 322
- Hits – 213
- Extra-Base Hits – 73
He’s the only second baseman in Red Sox history to record 100+ runs scored and 200+ hits in the same season, an accomplishment he achieved twice (2008, 2016).
Pedroia is joined by Wade Boggs, Tris Speaker, and Rafael Devers as the only players in franchise history with 50+ doubles and 200+ hits in the same season.
Pedroia, Carl Yastrzemski, and Mookie Betts are the only players with 100+ home runs and 100+ steals with the Red Sox.