Originally written February 19, 2013 on RedSoxLife:
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When the announcement of Pedro Martinez as a special assistant to the General Manager of the Boston Red Sox occurred my faith in both the management and team was restored. Now that he is being assigned to work with individual players my lost faith in the pitching rotation is being restored. Felix Doubront came to spring training with a sore arm and overweight. Doubront is a crucial member of the Red Sox pitching rotation being their fourth starter. Pedro was always the number one starter with the Sox and his infectious personality should start to rub off on Doubront. While Pedro is smiles and laughs almost all of the time he is also buisness all the time. I remember seeing Pedro throw warmups in the bullpen in June as if it was Game 1 of the World Series but after the game be in the clubhouse laughing with teammates and smiling as large as he possibly could. The Red Sox expect Doubront to be a 15 game winner this season and throw in the range of 190-210 innings. Last season, his fi...
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