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
should) but I miss the guy. He had quite a run with the Sox and I’m glad he’s
back in Boston again.
Today we celebrate Peety's return with four videos that represent a few of his defining moments as member of the Red Sox. I hope you enjoy the heck out of these videos, I know I did.
1. Do you remember September 10th, 1999? No? How about when
Pedro Martinez struck out 17 Yankee batters while giving up just one solo home
run to some guy named Chili Davis, I do. Let's revisit that faithful September
night when Pedro became the Yankee's daddy.
2. Martinez has always been known as a dominant starting