Photos: Dustin Pedroia Signs Eight-Year Contract Extension.

"Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia addresses the media at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts during a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season. Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington (left) made the announcement."

“Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia addresses the media at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts during a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season. Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington (left) made the announcement.”

"Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia jokes with designated hitter David Ortiz at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts during a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing Pedroia's eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season."

“Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia jokes with designated hitter David Ortiz at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts during a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing Pedroia’s eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season.”

"(From left) Boston Red Sox Principal Owner John Henry, President & CEO Larry Lucchino, and Chairman Tom Werner watch as Dustin Pedroia addresses the media at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts during a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season."

“(From left) Boston Red Sox Principal Owner John Henry, President & CEO Larry Lucchino, and Chairman Tom Werner watch as Dustin Pedroia addresses the media at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts during a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season.”

"Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia gives a hitting clinic sponsored by Franklin Sports Equipment Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts before a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season."

“Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia gives a hitting clinic sponsored by Franklin Sports Equipment Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts before a press conference Wednesday, July 24, 2013 announcing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season.”

"Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia warms up at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts Wednesday, July 4, 2013 during his first game after signing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season."

“Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia warms up at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts Wednesday, July 4, 2013 during his first game after signing an eight-year contract extension continuing through the 2021 season.”

Last Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox signed All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia to an eight-year contract extension through the 2021 season. Before Wednesday night’s game, the club held a press conference on field in front of the Red Sox dugout to announce the signing. 

These are the scenes from the day.