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PEDRO MARTINEZ RUMORS

Sox Need Pedro on the Mound

Pedro Martinez’ number was retired this week, two days after his Hall of Fame induction.  I’m going to pull a Rick Pitino and say “Pedro is not walking through that door anytime soon”. In a 3-page piece entitled “Pedro the Conqueror”, the Globe’s Bob Hohler recounted Martinez’ record with the Red Sox: 117-37, a winning percentage of .760, 11 strikeouts per 9...
Via Fenway West
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pedro Martinez's number retired in ceremony

This embed is invalid   " /> BOSTON — It’s official. No. 45 is off limits. The Red Sox retired Pedro Martinez’s No. 45 during a special ceremony Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Martinez, who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., over the weekend, dazzled the Boston crowd with both humor and grace throughout the festivities...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame plaque features his Jheri curl

Pedro Martinez had one request when he was voted into the Hall of Fame: Make sure the image on my plaque includes my Jheri curl. Thankfully those in Cooperstown didn’t let him down. Pedro was enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday along with Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio, making for one...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: Greatest Red Sox Pitcher of My Lifetime and Dominican Jedi Knight

Through the years, I’ve made a lot of jokes about putting my fist through a wall during a Red Sox game. Fact is, dear readers, I’ve only really done it once. On the evening of August 29, 2000. When Pedro Martinez lost a no-hitter in the ninth inning of a game against the Devil Rays. Back then, on that fateful night, some of you may have been in diapers. Maybe one or two not even...
Via Surviving Grady
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez’s Immaculate Inning Vs. Mariners One Of Greatest Feats (Video)

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez accomplished a lot in his career — which will be recognized during his Baseball Hall of Fame induction Sunday — but one of his most impressive feats came early in the 2002 season. Martinez wasted no time flashing his dominance during the Red Sox’s May 18 game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park. The right-hander struck out...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez responds to Colin Cowherd

Colin Cowherd made some controversial remarks about Dominican baseball players last week, and the ESPN radio host is still facing backlash because of it. Pedro Martinez, one of the best pitchers to ever come out of the Dominican Republic, was asked over the weekend about Cowherd’s comments. He seemed very prepared to answer the question....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez apologizes to new 'teammate' Babe Ruth

  This embed is invalid   " /> Pedro Martinez extended an olive branch upon arriving in Cooperstown. Martinez, as you might recall, declared back in 2001 that he didn’t believe in “damn curses” – more specifically, the Curse of the Bambino – and that he’d drill Babe Ruth (who, of course, died in 1948) on the backside if he ever had an opportunity to...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez responds to Colin Cowherd

  This embed is invalid   " /> Pedro Martinez 1, Colin Cowherd 0. ESPN announced Friday that Cowherd no longer will appear on the network after the popular radio host made disparaging comments this week about baseball players from the Dominican Republic. Martinez, a native of the D.R., was asked his opinion on the matter Friday night in Cooperstown, where he...
Via NESN.com
6 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 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
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