Found November 04, 2012 on NESN.com:
With Jason Varitek rejoining the Red Sox in an advisory role this year, speculation has increased that one of his teammates from the glory days, pitching great Pedro Martinez, could be next. Martinez has been rumored to be ready to work with Boston again, and now Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says the righty, who pitched his last MLB game for the Phillies in 2009, would be welcome back anytime. "We've had discussions," Cherington told MLB.com on Saturday. "He knows there is a role waiting for him when the time is right for him." Martinez has talked with the Red Sox about becoming an instructor, and while nothing was imminent this weekend, Martinez showed an understanding of the Boston staff that could make him valuable to the club in the future. "I saw a couple of things mechanically for [Jon] Lester" last season, Martinez told MLB.com. "[Clay] Buchholz -- it's just a matter of staying healthy. I think he's maturin...
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