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Pedro Martinez ‘Really Impressed’ With Red Sox Pitching Prospects

The Boston Red Sox offense that won the 2013 World Series has been quiet this season. Boston has scored only 301 runs in 79 games, good for third worst in the American League. But one promising part of a less-than-promising season so far has been the Red Sox pitching staff. And according to Pedro Martinez, that staff could be even better next year. Martinez spoke on 93.7′s “Middays...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Predicted Rubby De La Rosa Would Be Asset For Red Sox (Video)

Right-handed pitcher Rubby De La Rosa tossed a gem in his first major league start with the Boston Red Sox, dazzling over seven shutout innings on the way to his team’s sixth straight win Saturday night. The 25-year-old had already been turning heads this year in Pawtucket, and De La Rosa certainly didn’t shrink under the bright lights at Fenway Park. When the Red Sox acquired...
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez on the art and science of pitching

Pedro Martinez was a genius with a baseball in his right hand. One of the most dominant pitchers of all time, he didn’t just overpower hitters. He outsmarted them. When he was on top of his game – as he often was – he was almost unhittable. No starting pitcher in history has a better […]
Via Fangraphs
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez on Sox: 'They draw a plan to kill and feed everybody'

Pedro: Red Sox Wolfpack "Kills and Feeds"
Via Beer Mug Sports
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pedro: Sox drank before ALCS games

While admitting it only involved taking little sips, Pedro Martinez admitted that Red Sox players imbibed on a rum concoction before 2004 ALCS games.

Via Bush League Chronicle
May 20, 2013  |  7 Comments

Pedro Martinez: 90% of the batters I hit were intentional

Pitchers like Pedro Martinez don’t miss very often. The former Boston Red Sox ace had as much control as any hurler who has every played the game. That can only mean two things when it comes to hitting a batter with a pitch: either it was a rare miss, or it was intentional. On Monday, Pedro talked about how pitching inside allowed him to have so much success throughout his remarkable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez back with BoSox

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.

Via The Nosebleeds
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: “Just A Matter Of Time” Before Rejoining Sox

According to WEEI’s Rob Bradford, former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez is set to rejoin the organization in an official working capacity at some point in the near future. While speaking at the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic in Punta Cana, Martinez stated that “it’s just a matter of time” before he returns to Boston in a role similar to the one recently given to his former...
Via The Nosebleeds
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ben Cherington Says Red Sox Have Spot 'Waiting for' Pedro Martinez if He Wants to Work With Club

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...
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez to Announce Retirement Soon After Spending Two Seasons Out of Baseball

Pedro Martinez hasn't pitched since the 2009 World Series, but he's yet to officially retire from baseball. That will change soon. reports that the former Red Sox right-hander will soon announce his retirement, and he's going out in a way that only Martinez could. "I'm going to [officially announce it], I'm going to do it, but I want to throw a party...
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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