Dustin Pedroia’s $110 Million Contract Extension Comes At Perfect Time, Should Boost Second Baseman’s Confidence (Video)

What do Dustin Pedroia and Aaron Rodgers have in common? Both of them will be filthy rich in a matter of years.

Pedroia inked an eight-year, $110 million contract extension with the Red Sox on Wednesday, and the signing is a unique one for the Red Sox. The team wouldn’t go so far as to call Pedroia a “franchise player,” but the contract shows a measure of confidence in the second baseman.

NESN Nation’s Alison Smith breaks down why the extension comes at a perfect time in the Red Sox season in the above video.

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