Dustin Pedroia gets a low 5 from 1st base coach Luis Alicea as he rounds 1st base after his 1st inning 2 run HR.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

It's a Giant Step Up Night for Pedroia
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Roberts Returns to Rousing Ovation
The Cheater Gets the Usual Treatment
Most Valuable Tavarez Sharp for 7
J.D. 3 RBI's, 3 Runs, 3 Hits

"The first month of the season, we spent so much time trying to defend him. He wasn't hitting. But he plays the ball all over the ballpark. And, man, he makes contact. There's a lot of things in his favor." -- 6.15.07 Terry Francona

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