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Pedroia situation another example of mistakes made by team medical staff this season

Updated: August 27, 2010, 4:34 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- So it looks as though Dustin Pedroia does not make it to September, his fractured left foot back in a protective boot and surgery now admittedly an option. That revelation comes just one day after Red Sox manager Terry Francona -- who has had to answer more medical questions this season than a third-year resident at Massachusetts General Hospital -- said folks raising the possibility of an operation were "reaching."

After having scans of Pedroia's foot sent to specialists ...

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