Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/24/13
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Pedro Martinez is back as member of the Boston Red Sox organization. The three-time Cy Young award winner (2 with Boston, 1 with Montreal), has been hired to be the special assistant to the traveling secretary General Manager Ben Cherington, “(Pedro) was one of the game’s most dominant pitchers and without a doubt a beloved figure in Red Sox history,” Cherington said. “Similar to former teammate Jason Varitek, who joined the baseball operations staff in September, Pedro will be involved in several areas, including the evaluation, mentorship, and instruction of young players in spring training and throughout the season.” It seems like the Sox are trying to keep players from the teams glory days involved, much like how their rivals in New York have done for the last 100 years. The Sox gave Jason Varitek and official position with the club following his retirement. Like Varitek, Martinez was one of the cornerstones to the 2004 World Series team. “I am thrilled to be returning to this organization and to the city I love,” Martinez said. “Ben Cherington’s meetings this week have been outstanding. It is an honor to be back with the Red Sox and help in any way I [...]
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