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Game 134 Preview: Phillies at Red Sox

When the season started, the Red Sox looked like the complete team everyone thought they were and the Phillies looked like a hopeless cause. Since then, the Phillies have stayed true to that assessment as the worst team in all of baseball. The Red Sox, haven't been over .500 since May 1st and have been looking at a very realistic possibility of finishing last for the 3rd time in...
Via RedSoxLife
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies-Red Sox Preview

One of the worst stretches of Joe Kelly's career spurred a demotion to the minor leagues. The right-hander pieced things together after being called back up, though, and turned in a historic month for Boston. He seeks his seventh straight victory Friday night against the visiting Philadelphia Phillies. Kelly (8-6, 4.94) has finally found himself at the tail end of his first season...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flashback: Pedro Martinez joins 3,000-strikeout club

Where do you begin when mentioning Pedro Martinez's accomplishments? Three Cy Young awards, five ERA crowns, three strikeout titles, eight All-Star appearances and 219 career wins are a few of the highlights. And on this date in 2007, Martinez collected his 3,000th career strikeout. Pitching for the New York Mets, Martinez fanned Cincinnati Reds right-hander Aaron Harang to reach...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Ties A Pedro Martinez Red Sox Record In Loss To Yankees (Video)

Rick Porcello had one heck of a night against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, striking out a career-high 13 batters. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to earn a win, as the Boston Red Sox took the 3-1 loss at Fenway Park. Despite the loss, Porcello’s performance was one for the record books. Porcello's 13 strikeouts tonight match most by a Red Sox against the Yankees in a game...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez supports the Rays moving to Montreal

Talk of the Tampa Bay Rays moving to Montreal have been hot and cold for years now.One supporter of the cause is a former Montreal Expos pitcher - and also a Hall of Famer.Pedro Martinez tweeted out his opinion on the Rays often-rumored move:For now, all is quiet on the stadium-talk front, but that usually changes during the offseason.With the Toronto Blue Jays reviving baseball...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Prospect Draws Pedro Martinez Comparison From Pitching Coach

Anderson Espinoza signing with the Red Sox in July 2014 didn’t generate the same buzz that later came with Boston signing fellow international free agents Rusney Castillo and Yoan Moncada. But it’s time for casual fans to start taking notice. Espinoza doesn’t turn 18 until March, yet he’s been lights out in his first season in the Red Sox system. The Venezuelan right-hander...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Like Father, Like Son: Brett Siddall Joins the Family Business

Detroit, Michigan. 2005. The site of the Major League Baseball All Star Game. Seventy-seven of the game’s most dominant baseball players have converged at Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers. Manny Ramirez and Mariano Rivera, Pedro Martinez and Albert Pujols. The biggest names in baseball put aside their divisional and league rivalries for the opportunity to give their leagues...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Mike Fiers cheating during his no-hitter?

When you think pitching and greatness it’s unlikely you think of Mike Fiers. Well Friday, Mike Fiers threw a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers, so in your face. Of coruse, I’m kidding.f No-hitters are fluky events by nature, and though the game’s greats have thrown them, so have many of the game’s not-so-greats. For example, the list of pitchers who have thrown no...
Via Fangraphs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Revisiting Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson’s Best Strikeout Seasons

If Clayton Kershaw continues his torrid strikeout pace for the final two months of the season, he has an outside shot at becoming baseball’s first 300-strikeout pitcher since Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling both whiffed over 300 for the 2002 Arizona Diamondbacks. That was the Big Unit’s fifth consecutive season joining one of the more exclusive clubs in baseball. Since 1900...
Via Baseball Essential
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro honored in Boston last night, #Pedro45 immortalized FOREVER

Photo Credit: Red Sox Facebook PageScott Levesque Twitter: @mendoza_linesIt was a night to remember. A night when Fenway Park was filled with electricity and excitement; a feeling all to unfamiliar this season.Last night, Pedro Martinez received the greatest honor (outside his Hall of Fame induction) a player could receive - his number retired and cemented alongside some of the...
Via RedSoxLife
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez’s Red Sox Number Retirement Rekindles ‘Pedro Day’ Fervor

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Certain sensations never completely evaporate. One struck chord is all it takes. It’s been more than 10 years since Pedro Martinez made his final start in a Boston Red Sox uniform, yet Tuesday — a day when the Hall of Fame pitcher’s No. 45 was retired by the organization at Fenway Park — had a familiar feel to it....
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Explains Why He Wore No. 45 During Hall Of Fame Career

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — No. 45 wasn’t Pedro Martinez’s first choice. It wasn’t even his second choice. Martinez explained Tuesday after the Boston Red Sox retired his No. 45 at Fenway Park that he actually wanted to wear No. 47 upon being called up to the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first time in 1992. His older brother, Ramon, whom he idolizes...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Wakefield Reflects On Pedro Martinez’s Number Retirement Ceremony (Video)

The No. 45 will never again be worn by a member of the Boston Red Sox. Pedro Martinez, who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, had his number retired by the Red Sox before Tuesday’s 9-4 loss against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. During the ceremony, Martinez took time to thank his former Boston teammates, many of whom returned to Fenway Park...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Honored With Memorable Ceremony At Fenway Park (Photos)

BOSTON — Pedro Martinez’s place in Red Sox history is secure. The Red Sox retired Martinez’s No. 45 during a special ceremony Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Martinez was a Boston legend long before his number went up on the right-field facade at America’s Most Beloved Ballpark, but the honor solidifies the Hall of Fame pitcher as an all-time great. David Ortiz, Jason Varitek...
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July 28, 2015  |  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
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez's No. 45

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox are honoring Pedro Martinez. In a pregame ceremony to retire his uniform No. 45, the Red Sox have brought back some old teammates. They also have the 2004 World Series trophy Martinez helped the team win, ending an 86-year title drought. The on-field ceremony included the Hall of Fame plaque on loan from Cooperstown. Martinez was inducted on Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Was Bridge For Latin American Players, Fans In Boston (Video)

When Pedro Martinez joined the Boston Red Sox, he helped change the “culture” and brought with him legions of new fans. That’s something his former teammates saw firsthand. “You heard him say it to himself — he was the bridge,” Tim Wakefield said on “Red Sox Gameday Live” before the Red Sox hosted the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. “We talk about how much the culture...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Uber Pays Tribute To Pedro Martinez On Number Retirement Day (Photo)

Pedromania has taken over Boston this week, and even Uber is joining in on the fun. If you’re using the mobile cab service to get to Fenway Park on Tuesday, you’ll see that each car on the phone app is adorned with a No. 45 — the same number the Boston Red Sox officially will retire in honor of Pedro Martinez. Even Uber’s celebrating Pedro: http://t.co/EuIRlPXBah— Tim...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez’s Strong World Series Outing Helps Red Sox Make History (Video)

Editor’s note: NESN.com will reflect on some of Pedro Martinez’s most impressive and most interesting Boston Red Sox moments in the days leading up to his number retirement ceremony Tuesday, July 28, at Fenway Park. Date: Oct. 26, 2004Location: Busch StadiumOpponent: St. Louis CardinalsMoment in a word: Historic Pedro Martinez had better outings during his Hall of Fame...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Pedro Martinez’s Number Retirement Ceremony Online (Live Stream)

Tuesday night’s Boston Red Sox ticket will be a hot one with the Red Sox set to retire newly inducted Baseball Hall of Fame member Pedro Martinez’s No. 45. Fans not lucky enough to be at Fenway Park to see the ceremony, however, will have a couple of ways to watch. First, fans can tune in to NESN for coverage from Fenway starting at 5:30 p.m. ET. Additionally, Pedro fans will...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez’s Greatness Wearing No. 45 Explained In 45 Cool Numbers

This embed is invalid" /> Pedro Martinez’s career numbers are insane. Martinez, who entered the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y., had an incredible 18-year major league career in which he earned eight All-Star selections and won three Cy Young awards. Such accolades only scratch the surface of Martinez’s dominance. Martinez...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 45 Red Sox Players Of Pedro Martinez’s Illustrious Boston Tenure

This embed is invalid" /> Pedro Martinez spent seven seasons with the Boston Red Sox from 1998 through 2004. A ton of players filtered through Boston in that time, but the Red Sox, for the most part, remained competitive, eventually winning a World Series title in Martinez’s final season. Some of the players Martinez played with in Boston were good. Some weren’t...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox fans make placeholder for Pedro Martinez' retired number

The Boston Red Sox may be retiring Pedro Martinez' #45 on Tuesday, but fans wanted to see it up there a little bit sooner:Martinez is a Boston legend, enjoying some of the best seasons of his career in that city from 1998-2004.You can expect the newly-inducted Hall Of Famer to receive an ovation that Fenway Park has never seen.
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Speech Was Awesome, Here’s 7 Reasons Why We Enjoyed It

Here's 7 reasons why you should watch all 32 minutes of Pedro Martinez's Hall of Fame speech. The post Pedro Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Speech Was Awesome, Here’s 7 Reasons Why We Enjoyed It appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Checks Out Hall Of Fame Plaque After Induction (Photos)

Pedro Martinez wasted little time in paying a visit to his Hall of Fame plaque. Martinez stopped by the gallery of plaques Monday morning in Cooperstown, N.Y., just one day after the former major league pitcher was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He delivered an incredible speech Sunday afternoon, highlighting a memorable weekend for the Dominican hurler. Look...
Via NESN.com
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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