Pedroia had two hits, a double, a walk and a run scored in Saturday's win over Baltimore. Since returning from a one-game absence due to a wrist injury, the second baseman is 5-for-18 with five runs scored, two doubles, four walks and one RBI.
Kuemper (upper body) was summoned to action in the second period of Saturday's Game 2 against Colorado after starter Ilya Bryzgalov allowed three goals. Kuemper stopped all 14 shots he faced, but the Wild were unable to dig out of an early hole and fell, 4-2.
Bears GM Phil Emery said he is comfortable with Palmer as the team's backup quarterback, but Emery also noted that the Bears are interested in drafting a signal-caller to develop, ESPN Chicago reports.