PEDRO MARTINEZ NEWS

Talking About The Mets, But For All The Wrong Reasons

In baseball circles, the word “Mets” is on a lot of peoples’ lips. In years past, this was a good thing in January. It meant signing Carlos Beltran, or Billy Wagner, or Pedro Martinez. Heck, fans were happy when it was Mike Cameron. This year? Not so much… ITEM: Mets charge players for offseason workouts. We know that non-Mets people will rarely let an opportunity to...
Via Mets360.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Will Forever Be A Red Sox

Pedro Martinez is taking Red Sox Nation to Cooperstown.
Via CLNS Radio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez, Craig Biggio, John Smoltz Hall Of Fame Caps Announced

This embed is invalid" /> It was announced shortly after Randy Johnson’s Hall of Fame election that the pitcher will wear an Arizona Diamondbacks cap on his Cooperstown plaque. Now, we know which headwear the rest of this year’s class will be donning. The National Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday announced the logos that will appear on the caps...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday Links: No surprise here: Pedro Martinez will enter the Hall of Fame as a Red Sox

What little doubt there was about Pedro Martinez entering the Hall of Fame as anything other than a Red Sox can officially be put to rest. Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that the former three time Cy Young Award winner will don a Red Sox cap on his Hall of Fame plaque. Martinez, who will join the Hall of Fame along side of Randy Johnson, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio...
Via Fire Brand AL
6 days ago  |  Discuss

OFFICIAL: Red Sox Cap On Pedro's HOF Plaque

Hall-Of-Famer Pedro MartinezWe all knew it was just a formality, but now it's official. The Hall of Fame plaque for Pedro Martinez will have a Red Sox cap. Arguably the greatest pitcher in franchise history, Pedro delivered ridiculous numbers during his seven years donning Carmine Hose: W-L—117-37; ERA—2.52; WHIP—0.978; SO9—10.9.  Did we mention two Cy Young awards and six...
Via FenwayNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Who will be the next player to enter Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame as a Cardinal?

The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame has been a hot topic over the last couple of weeks as the 2015 class was announced on January 6th. The 2015 class includes pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz, while Craig Biggio was the lone offensive representative. Around Cardinal Nation, the question has been whether Jim Edmonds is worthy of a call from Hall of Fame director...
Via Cardinals Farm
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez A Hit With the Ladies at Dial Bar and Lounge

  Pedro Martinez’s rock star status in the Dominican Republic elevated to a whole new level when he was elected to the Hall of Fame. Sure the guy was pretty popular before, but that nomination pushed him over to impromptu parade and party status in his homeland.   Over a week later and the people are still swooning over Pedro. “Daddy” was at the Dial Bar and Lounge Sunday...
Via Busted Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox To Give Away Pedro Martinez Hall Of Fame Plaques July 28

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox will honor Pedro Martinez’s recent Hall of Fame election amid their 2015 giveaways and promotions. Fans attending the Red Sox’s game against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, July 28 at Fenway Park will receive a replica of Martinez’s Cooperstown Hall of Fame plaque. Martinez, of course, will be inducted...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How Did Pedro Martinez Get Bombed?

Clayton Kershaw is coming off what was legitimately one of the best starting-pitcher seasons of all time. Though he would miss a few turns due to injury, that problem was quickly forgotten, as Kershaw still approached 200 innings and finished with both an ERA and an FIP that were half the league average. There was […]
Via Fangraphs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball HoF voter claims “eastern bias” is keeping Troy Percival out of the Hall of Fame

Last week, we continued a yearly tradition and rolled out the worst Baseball Hall of Fame ballots following Tuesday’s election of Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz. One of the ballots that wasn’t listed, because it was released by the BBWAA after the election announcement, belonged to Jim Alexander of the OC Register. But if that ballot was made public...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A true myth about Pedro Martinez

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Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Hall of Fame Fallout

It’s that time of year again. With the annual MLB Hall of Fame voting only mere days behind us, you know darn well what this week’s piece is going to focus on. In fact, this special edition of the Wind Up is dedicated to discussing the 2015 MLB Hall of Fame vote. Let’s begin, shall we? First, the good news: pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz along with...
Via The Sports Post
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominican Republic to welcome Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Thousands of people in the Dominican Republic are preparing to welcome new baseball Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher is scheduled to fly in on Saturday afternoon. Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia says a caravan will greet Martinez at the airport and take him to a public park in Santo Domingo. He later...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Hall of Fame Class Brings Back Fond Memories of Great Indians Era

Major League Baseball in the 1990s and early 2000s was a unique time for the sport and will be remembered in many different ways. Some major records were broken, both offensively and on the mound. There were a good number of stars that were revered. It seemed there were more great players during that period than at any other time. Unfortunately, the era received a little bit of a...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez hopes his Jheri curl makes it on Cooperstown plaque

Pedro Martinez is a Hall of Famer with Hall of Fame hair. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, and he already has some ideas about how he’d like to be honored on his Cooperstown plaque. While the three-time Cy Young, eight-time All-Star, five-time ERA champion and three-time strikeout champion has an outrageous number of...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Compares Mets Fans to Yankees Fans

It wasn’t a shot at the Mets as much as it was an assessment as to how things really are between the Mets and Yankees in New York. Pedro Martinez pitching for the Mets was a big deal, but him starting against the Yankees while with the Red Sox was an event. “Coming over to the Mets really got me to understand the New York fans and fan base,’’ Martinez said. “I would say...
Via New York Mets Report
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Hints Jorge Posada Insulted Mother During 2004 Brawl (Video)

Pedro Martinez loved everybody — except hitters. Believe it or not, there was one hitter the newly minted Baseball Hall of Famer particularly disliked. Throughout their careers, Martinez said, he and New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada never saw eye to eye. And Martinez, who used to call Posada “Dumbo” in reference to the backstop’s big ears, isn’t sure why. What the...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez would like his Jheri curl on his Hall of Fame plaque

Aside from his dominant pitching one of the things that Pedro Martinez was most known for during his career was his fantastic Jheri curl. And while Pedro is likely going to be going into the Hall wearing a Red Sox cap on his plaque, he’d love it if his Jheri curl was featured. We agree, Pedro. Look at this beauty during its prime. ANAHEIM, CA – OCTOBER 5: Pitcher Pedro Martinez...
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez would like his Jheri curl on his Hall of Fame plaque

Aside from his dominant pitching one of the things that Pedro Martinez was most known for during his career was his fantastic Jheri curl. And while Pedro is likely going to be going into the Hall wearing a Red Sox cap on his plaque, he’d love it if his Jheri curl was featured. We agree, Pedro. Look at this beauty during its prime. ANAHEIM, CA – OCTOBER 5: Pitcher Pedro Martinez...
Via Bloguin Best
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Hopes His Jheri Curl Makes It On Cooperstown Plaque (Video)

Pedro Martinez is a Hall of Famer with Hall of Famer hair. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, and he’s already got some ideas about how he would like to be honored on his Cooperstown plaque. While the three-time Cy Young, eight-time All-Star, five-time ERA champion and three-time strikeout champion has an outrageous...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: Jorge Posada talked about my mother

Anyone who watches the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees today and comes away thinking they have a heated rivalry must not have been around about 10 years ago. Simply put, today’s rivalry between the two teams looks like a pillow fight compared to what we saw shortly after the turn of the century....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The four new Hall of Famers presented the Late Show Top Ten

On Wednesday night’s edition of the Late Show with David Letterman, Letterman’s presenters of the evening’s top ten list were the four new inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz read off the list, which was “the top ten things things I said when I learned I made the Baseball Hall of Fame”. Well done, gents...
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Still Has A Problem With Jorge Posada

Did you really think that Pedro Martinez's entry into the Hall Of Fame would be a smooth one? The former Red Sox ace put the issue to rest yesterday during an interview on New York television. Pedro made it clear that he still holds a grudge against former Yankee catcher Jorge Posada. The reason? For making a comment about Pedro's mother. Said Martinez, "Between Latinos you don...
Via FenwayNation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Edgar Martinez Deserves To Be In The Baseball Hall Of Fame

The road to Cooperstown has not been an easy one for former Seattle Mariners slugger Edgar Martinez. His Hall of Fame votes have dipped the last few years, and the fact that a player can only be on the ballot for 10 years warrants a bit of concern. But he could be getting a much needed shoutout from a former teammate of his to help boost his Hall of Fame appeal. Amid Randy Johnson’s...
Via Oregon Sports News
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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