Pedroia, Ellsbury leading the way

Top two in Red Sox lineup are two of baseball's hottest hitters since June 1

Updated: July 21, 2011, 5:00 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

If it all starts at the top, the Boston Red Sox appear to be in good shape.

Since the beginning of June, the Red Sox have three of the top four hitters in the majors. They happen to occupy the top three spots in Boston's order.

Adrian Gonzalez (.362) leads the majors in that span, but he's been on a season-long hot streak. It's the other two players who stick out on that list.

Since June 1, Dustin Pedroia is hitting .360 with an MLB-best 1.084 OPS. Jacoby Ellsbury's .345 ...

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