"Two years ago in Baltimore, in Victor Martinez’s first game behind the plate after the Red Sox obtained him in a trade with Cleveland, Francona walked to the mound to make a pitching change. ‘Pedey goes to me, “Get the [bleep] out of here. Leave us alone and we’ll win the [bleeping] game!”’ Francona says. ‘And Victor has this look on his face like, What the [bleep] is going on here?"
One of Tito’s standout memories of Pedroia as told to Verducci (via pedroiaquotebook)