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PEDRO MARTINEZ RUMORS

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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Count Pedro Martinez out for Red Sox pitching coach job

  This embed is invalid   " /> Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Thursday after Boston fired pitching coach Juan Nieves that the club was considering at least one internal candidate and one external candidate for the position.   It appears Pedro Martinez is not on Cherington’s “very short list.” Martinez, who currently serves as a special assistant...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Pedro Martinez recounts Manny Ramirez spiking drinks with Viagra

Pedro Martinez’s memoir, titled Pedro, was already a must-read for baseball and Red Sox fans. But upon hearing the story he told about former teammate Manny Ramirez on Late Night with Seth Meyers Tuesday night, the urgency to read that book may have surged. Kind of like something else might surge after taking a certain prescription drug frequently advertised during sports telecasts...
Via The Outside Corner
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez, Harold Reynolds explain the bat waggle

Have you ever wondered *why* a hitter waggles his bat at the plate? What’s the significance of where they’re waggling the bat Well, as MLB Network’s Pedro Martinez and Harold Reynolds explain, the reasoning is simple – that’s usually where hitters like the ball. My mind was actually blown when they rolled out the heat maps for Mike Trout, Nelson Cruz, and Albert Pujols...
Via The Outside Corner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez shares the best 'Manny Being Manny' story ever

Pedro Martinez has a book coming out, and if the excerpt is any indication, it’s going to be a treat. The 2015 Hall of Fame inductee is set to release his book, “PEDRO,” on May 5. The autobiography, written with the Boston Herald’s Michael Silverman sure sounds like a must-read for all baseball fans but especially Boston Red Sox fans. An excerpt for the book was released...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
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