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With pitchers and catchers reporting to Fort Myers, Florida for spring training February 10th, the Boston Red Sox are primed to put their past three dismal seasons behind them and get back to American League East royalty. Though the Sox recent seasonal campaigns have left a bad taste in the mouth of Red Sox Nation, fans must be patient and realize the MLB season varies spontaneously from year to year. Teams can have a horrible season one year, and lead their teams to the playoffs the next. See the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants and Baltimore Orioles as of late. As $82.5 million pitcher John Lackey is preparing to prove doubters wrong after missing the entire 2012 season due to Tommy John surgery, the Red Sox pitching staff is beginning to take form. Currently, the Sox staff is shaping up to be as followed: Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, Lackey, recently signed Ryan Dempster from the Chicago Cubs, and last year's surprise 25 year old lefty talent Felix Doubront....
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Pedro Martinez is returning to the organization where he became a Cy Young Award-winning pitcher, joining the Red Sox in a front office position.
Pedro Martinez has returned to the Boston Red Sox.
On Thursday, Martinez, a three-time Cy Young Award winner and eight-time All-Star, who spent seven seasons in Boston, was brought back to the franchise. He will serve as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.
Martinez became a Red Sox starting pitcher in 1998 and was a key cog in the 2004 team that brought a World...
The Boston Red Sox officially announced on Thursday that they have signed Pedro Martinez. No, not like that. While Boston could certainly use some more starting pitching, Pedro is retired from baseball. This time around, Martinez will be working at Fenway Park as a special assistant to GM Ben Cherington.
“I am thrilled to be returning to this organization and to the city I love...
Pedro Martinez is back! But not in the way the Red Sox could probably use him. It was announced today that the man easily considered one of the best pitcher in the franchise’s history is returning as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.
“We are very excited to have Pedro on board with us and back in the Red Sox organization,” said Cherington said to MLB.com...
The Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington announced this morning that former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez has been signed as a special assistant to the General Manager. Martinez is the second ex-Red Sox player to be signed onto staff with this role, joining Jason Varitek.
Cherington was quoted saying "We are very excited to have Pedro onboard with us and back in the...
Today the Red Sox announced that Pedro “Peety” Martinez
would be rejoining the Red Sox organization as a special assistant to the
general manager. I don’t know what a “special assistant to the general manager”
does exactly, but I’m stoked to have him back in Beantown. I won’t speak on
behalf of the entire Red Sox Nation (although I could and most of the time
Jason Whitney Pedro Martinez is back with the Red Sox as a special assistant
One of the Boston Red Sox biggest names in their history is returning to Fenway. Pedro Martinez who helped end the curse of the Red Sox with their 2004 World Series championship win, is returning as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.
“We are very excited to have...
Legendary Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez is returning to the Boston Red Sox...this time in a Front Office role.
Pedro Martinez is coming back to the Red Sox as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.
The club announced Thursday that their former icon -- considered by
some to be the best pitcher in Red Sox history -- is coming back.
are very excited to...
There are probably at least one or two Red Sox fans out there who wouldn’t mind seeing Pedro Martinez round out the Boston rotation in 2013. That won’t be happening any time soon, but the former ace will be rejoining the club.
General manager Ben Cherington announced Thursday that Martinez will be back with the Red Sox as a special assistant to the general manager.
Touching moment caught on film by Mike Petraglia, where Pedro Martinez and Terry Francona reunite and embrace and Martinez says, "There was nothing better walking into the clubhouse seeing you there."
Former Boston manager Terry Francona gave Pedro Martinez a big hug along with some advice to help him in his new job as a special assistant to the Red Sox general manager.
''Now he's going to have to be on time,'' Francona needled his former pitcher on Thursday when the two were reunited at the annual dinner of the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers Association...
As reported earlier this morning by Anthony Aidonidis the Red Sox pitching staff will report to
the Sox spring training facility in Ft. Meyers ahead of
their mandated February 12th date. This has to be an encouraging sign
for newly minted manager John Farrell as the Sox attempt to turn the page on a
disappointing 2012 season.
RedSox.com is reporting that manager...
Video is from prior to the Red Sox writers dinner today. Video courtesy of WEEI's Mike Petraglia.
Life is good in Boston. Pedro Martinez and Jason Varitek have re-signed and everyone is hopeful for 2007. Wait, I've heard that line before. Well, although its 2013, Pedro and Varitek are both being signed by Boston, but this time it is as Special Assistants to the General Manager. While we fans are excited to see two legends come back and help their old team, what will this...
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Now his return to the field will revolve around mentoring young pitchers
in Boston's minor league camp, as well as being a resource for the big
league team, available to step in wherever he might be needed...