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PEDRO MARTINEZ RUMORS

Red Sox to retire Pedro Martinez's No. 45 jersey

No one has worn the No. 45 for the Boston Red Sox since Pedro Martinez left in 2004, and no one will ever wear it again. The Red Sox announced Monday afternoon that the club will retire Martinez’s jersey in a pregame ceremony before a July 28 game against the Chicago White Sox. The ceremony comes just two days after the legendary Red Sox pitcher will be inducted into the National...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez has three sons all named Manny

Beyond being regarded as one of the most dangerous hitters in the history of the game, Manny Ramirez also has to be one of the most eccentric baseball players to ever don a major league uniform. With that in mind, perhaps it’s hardly surprising that in a recent piece in which he discusses his recollections...Read More The post Manny Ramirez’s three sons are all named Manny because...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez not interested in being Red Sox pitching coach

The Boston Red Sox were in the market for a pitching coach after firing Juan Nieves on Thursday, but one name that wasn’t receptive to the position is new MLB Network analyst Pedro Martinez. Martinez simply didn’t seem to be very keen on the workload that a major league coach has to deal with on an every day basis. “They have never approached me with that mentality...
Via Awful Announcing
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: Manny spiked pregame shot with Viagra

The entertaining and outright outrageous anecdotes from Pedro Martinez are coming fast and furious courtesy of the upcoming release of his book, “PEDRO,” partly from excerpts culled from the book itself as well as the pitcher telling some truly unbelievable stories from his career as he promotes the co-written autobiography. The latest — and arguably...Read More The post Pedro...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro calls Zimmer incident the 'only regret' of his career

  Pedro Martinez soberly addresses in his upcoming book an incident from his Hall of Fame career that even he recognizes as the one that perhaps with which he is most identified: His on-field dust-up with then-New York Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer. In “Pedro,” Martinez discusses the fracas that ensued during Game 3 of...Read More The post Pedro Martinez calls dust-up with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pedro Martinez throws batting practice to Tom Brady

There’s a reason Tom Brady was selected in the 1995 MLB Draft as a catcher, not a pitcher. After his first pitch was low and away to David Ortiz as part of the Boston Red Sox’s Opening Day ceremony Monday, Brady took batting practice off Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez inside Fenway Park. Check this out - Brady & @45PedroMartinez just did a little batting...
Via NESN.com
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Network hires Pedro Martinez as its newest analyst

Pedro Martinez is set to do more regular TV work. After an impressive couple of seasons working with TBS as a postseason analyst, the new Hall of Famer has been hired as MLB Network’s newest on-air analyst. It initially took a while after his official retirement in 2011 for him to get into broadcasting, with the likes of Barry Larkin and Kevin Millar encouraging him to do...
Via Awful Announcing
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez wants his Jheri curl on Hall of Fame plaque

Pedro Martinez was one of four players who was voted into the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, and we are all thankful for that. As expected, Pedro’s interviews have been phenomenal. That includes his answer to a question about the prime of his hairstyling career. On Wednesday, TMZ asked Martinez if his Jheri curl hairstyle...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez was a 'punk,' says voter who didn't cast ballot

Pedro Martinez received an outpouring of love from the baseball community Tuesday, but not everyone’s a fan of No. 45.   Martinez was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, earning 91.1 percent of votes from the assembled voters. Still, despite that seemingly high number, there were 49 ballots that didn’t include Martinez’s name. Cleveland Plain Dealer writer...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston radio hosts accuse Pedro Martinez of steroid use

It is hardly surprising in this day and age of sports shock talk that hosts attempting to bring attention to themselves would attack the most revered Red Sox player of the last 30 years. Yesterday and this morning, both 98.5 FM (Felger and Mazz) and WEEI (Kirk Minihane) made, at the very least, strong suggestions that former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez used steroids during his playing...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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