Pedroia told the Globe he will have a procedure tomorrow -- "a needle with a camera on it," he described the procedure -- at Massachusetts General Hospital to determine the extent of the damage and then could have another surgery immediately. He said it would keep him out at least a month.
However, the Boston Herald quotes an unnamed Red Sox official as saying the team doesn't expect Pedroia to need surgery.
"Pedey is overly dramatic," the Herald quotes an anonymous source. "At this point, I honestly think we're just being cautious."
Pedroia's hitting just .246/.357/.338 this season and said it's because of his knee and his surgically repaired left foot.
"It's hard to hit when something is wrong with your legs," Pedroia said. "I've been trying."For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @cbssportsmlb on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed.