No one can question the passion with which Dustin Pedroia plays the game of baseball. The gritty second baseman gives 100 percent night in and night out, which has earned him the respect of his teammates and fans.
With that in mind, it really isn't too shocking to hear Pedroia discuss the importance of the team's upcoming series with the Orioles. Pedroia said that the Red Sox are going to play hard, which is made easier by the fact that some people started to write them off.
To hear what else Pedroia had to say after the Red Sox' big win over the Yankees on Sunday night, check out the video above.