Dustin Pedroia doesn't want to go on the disabled list. Of course he doesn't. But why would the Red Sox go through this? Why not have him sit out a couple of weeks, give his hand some rest, and go from there?
"I think it's the nature of the player you're talking about," said Dan Shaughnessy on Sports Tonight. "You know this guy. He wants to be out there. Remember taking his batting practice on his knees two years ago?
"This is the nature of the guy. He thinks he can do things. He can throw with that little brace there. You can't hold him back. This guy was an MVP of the American League. You're going to tell him what to do."
Jason Mastrodonato joins Sports Sunday to discuss what realistic options the Boston Red Sox have to replace David Ortiz next season.
Mooke Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and a mix of Andrew Benintendi, Brock Holt, Blake Swihart and Chris Young brought postgame celebrations to a new level last season.
Most Sox fans are familiar with the outfield victory "Win, Dance, Repeat" where the trio would dance and pretend to photograph the game's best player between them. The celebration ended with a pose at first, but as seen the MLB the Show 17's freshly released trailer, a few more wrinkes were added in.
In fact, here's a taste of the celebrations and what else to expect from Playstation's 2017 MLB game: