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Pedro Martinez ‘Looking Forward’ To Watching Red Sox Rotation Perform

The Boston Red Sox are expecting big things from their starting rotation in 2017. The Red Sox traded for left-handed ace Chris Sale on Dec. 6 to pair with former Cy Young winner David Price and reigning American League Cy Young winner Rick Porcello. Sale and Co. reported to spring training last week and Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez stopped by Fort Myers, Fla., on Tuesday to spend...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: Yordano Ventura survived crash, was left for dead

Pedro Martinez shared some disturbing details surrounding the death of former Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, who died after a car crash on Sunday in the Dominican Republic.Reports have all said that Ventura, 25, died in the crash, but Martinez says the pitcher actually survived it. Martinez says Ventura was still alive after the crash but was left for dead by people...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez thinks Ortiz will return to Red Sox in 2017

David Ortiz is retired, at least for now, but a former Boston Red Sox teammate doesn’t think that will last.Pedro Martinez told WEEI’s “Trenni & Tomase” that he won’t believe Ortiz is retired until he sees the slugger sit out an entire season.“David says he’s retired,” Martinez said, via John Tomase of WEEI. “But I still believe David is going to give it another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Pedro apologizes for offensive gesture after Indians win

Hall of Fame pitcher turned MLB analyst Pedro Martinez had a regrettable moment on the air Monday night, and he has since apologized. After the Indians completed their sweep of the Red Sox in the ALDS, Pedro was joking about how well he used to pitch against Cleveland when he was Boston’s ace. Martinez said he used to “hunt Indians” but now wants to pay tribute to them, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Drops Video Of Postseason Dominance That Will Fire Up Red Sox Fans

Have you given up on the Boston Red Sox? Pedro Martinez hasn’t. The Hall of Fame pitcher and former Red Sox starter was part of some pretty amazing postseason moments for the club that most fans probably will never forget. But with the Red Sox down 0-2 to the Cleveland Indians in their American League Division Series, Martinez made sure the Fenway Faithful had a reminder of what...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pedro Martinez's number retired in ceremony

By Ricky Doyle 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. Several of Martinez’s...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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

By Larry Brown.   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 of the best classes of all time. Pedro and The Big...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez responds to Colin Cowherd

By Ricky Doyle 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’s set to be inducted into the National...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez not interested in being Red Sox pitching coach

By Joe Lucia The Boston Red Sox were in the market for a pitching coach after firing Juan Nieves on Thursday, but one person who 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...
Via Awful Announcing
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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

By Jason Rowan 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 the 2003 American League Championship Series...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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