Is Dustin Pedroia on road to Hall?

He's got a way to go, but Boston's feisty second baseman is on the right track

Updated: July 25, 2011, 8:42 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON --The baseball barely kissed the scoreboard at the base of the left-field wall, but it was good enough for a double to lead off the bottom of the sixth inning, letting Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia extend his hitting streak to 21 consecutive games.

It's the longest streak in the American League this season and he's batting .385 (35-for-91) with eight doubles, seven home runs, 16 RBIs and 19 runs during the stretch.

It's no coincidence Pedroia began this torrid ...

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