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  Mets baseball blog: Pedro Martinez
Pedro Martinez, who told his teammates during spring training to hang on until he could return and carry them to the division crown, is on the verge of getting a chance to fulfill that pledge.
Pedro Martinez is scheduled to throw off a mound tomorrow in Port St. Lucie for the first time since surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff.
Martinez, recovering from a torn rotator cuff, said yesterday at Tradition Field that "everything seems to be going perfect" and again said he expected to return to the Mets at some point beyond the All-Star break in mid-July.
www.metsbaseballblog.com /pedro_martinez   (3934 words)

 ESPN - Pedro Martinez Stats, News, Photos - New York Mets - MLB Baseball
Pedro Martinez's neighbors in the Dominican Republic are desperate.
Now that Pedro Martinez knows what it takes to come back from major shoulder surgery, don't count on him doing it again.
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  Pedro Martinez | BaseballLibrary.com
Not to be confused with an unrelated, less talented Pedro Martinez who pitched for various teams in the mid-1990s, the brother of one-time Dodgers hurler Ramon Martinez emerged from his sibling's shadow after a trade for Delino DeShields sent him from Los Angeles to Montreal at the end of 1993.
Martinez was indeed traded before the 1998 season -- to the Boston Red Sox, who needed an ace to replace the departed Roger Clemens, who had signed with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Martinez didn't appear again until the deciding Game Five, when he relieved a battered Bret Saberhagen in the fourth inning with the score tied 8-8.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/M/Martinez_Pedro.stm   (2936 words)

  Boston Red Sox - This early departure troubling - The Boston Globe
Pedro Martinez was back on the mound, but the problems that plagued him in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series in the Bronx last season and continued throughout spring training followed him into the second inning...
Pedro Martinez was back on the mound, but the problems that plagued him in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series in the Bronx last season and continued throughout spring training followed him into the second inning of a 7-2 loss to the Orioles.
Martinez may still be wearing a Sox uniform, but if we can believe what he says to confidants, his heart is already testing the waters of free agency.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2004/04/05/this_early_departure_troubling   (921 words)

 Pedro Martinez Biography | Sports Stars
To Pedro Martinez, the hard-throwing right-handed pitcher of the Boston Red Sox, baseball is a family affair.
Pedro was traded to the Montreal Expos in 1993 and went on to stardom, winning the 1997 National League Cy Young Award as the best pitcher in the league.
Pedro Martinez was born October 25, 1971, in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic.
www.bookrags.com /biography/pedro-martinez-spo   (187 words)

 Pedro Martinez : USAToday.com - Pedro Martinez Biography from USAToday.com
Pedro Martinez (shoulder surgery) continues to have a smooth rehab and is on schedule to return to the Mets in August.
Pedro has increased the distance he is throwing from 75 feet to 180 feet in the past month.
ET Pedro Martinez said Friday he has moved on to the next step in his throwing program, making 125 throws from 75 feet.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=1741   (344 words)

 Dominican Dominators: Sammy Sosa and Pedro Martinez
of San Pedro de Macoris, where he played pelota as a youngster with a tree branch for a bat and sock rolled up into a ball and Pedro born in a small town named Manoguayabo, where he was the fifth of six children who were raised by a single mother.
Pedro has lead the league in ERA and strikeouts three out of the past four years.
In 2000, Pedro Martinez made history by becoming the first pitcher to win the Cy Young award unanimously in two consecutive years.
www.latinosportslegends.com /sosa-martinez_dominators.htm   (626 words)

 Pedro Martinez Web Site - Red Sox Baseball.com
Pedro and Ramon are very close, and to this day Pedro still says that his brother is better than him.
Pedro was not drafted by an MLB team, but signed with the Dodgers and made his first appearance in 1992.
Pedro had a 10-5 record, 2 saves, and 2.61 ERA, yet was traded to the Montreal Expos on November 19th, 1993 for Delino Deshields.
redsoxbaseball.tripod.com /players/pedro   (306 words)

 cy young Award, Pedro Martinez
Pedro Jaime Martinez is considered as one of the top pitchers in the game of baseball who joined in the 1990s and played until early 2000.
Pedro Martinez won a National League Cy Young Award when he posted a 17-8 record for the Montreal Expos with a 1.90 ERA, 305 strikeouts and 13 complete games pitched in 1997.
Pedro Martinez is a strong pitcher standing at 5 ft 11 in.
www.cyyounngpitchers.com /pedro.html   (509 words)

 Boston Red Sox - Pedro leaves the Red Sox - Boston.com
On the mound, Pedro Martinez was smart, fun, and entertaining, but he now is taking his act to New York for more money.
Pedro's departure set off a range of emotions among fans, illustrating that this could be more than the loss of a great pitcher.
Pedro Martinez confirms he's headed to the Mets, while Omar Minaya acts like he's never heard of the guy.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/extras/pedro_to_the_mets   (233 words)

 Newsvine - pedro-martinez
Pedro Martinez was close to tears, and it wasn't only because the New York Mets failed to clinch the NL East on Friday night.
Pedro Martinez felt a twinge in his calf before the game, and felt the effects during a terrible first inning.
Pedro Martinez was a little concerned when he first took the mound, and it showed.
www.newsvine.com /pedro-martinez   (1044 words)

 RotoTimes.com - Pedro Martinez - Fantasy Baseball Profile
Pedro Martinez is now throwing at 180 feet, up from the 75 feet he was throwing at on March 23, according to the New York Post.
The Mets have yet to budge on their conservative estimate of an early-August return for Pedro Martinez, but that could always be moved up if his rehab continues without a hitch, Newsday reports.
Pedro Martinez, recovering from shoulder surgery, made 50 throws from about 60 feet on flat ground Tuesday and said he's now on schedule to throw four times a week, according to the AP.
www.rototimes.com /mlb/player/620   (412 words)

 JockBio: Pedro Martinez Biography
Pedro Jaime Martinez was born on October 25, 1971, in Manoguayabo, a small town 30 minutes outside the capital city of the Dominican Republic.
Pedro was tops in the AL in shutouts with four, strikeouts with 284, and batting average allowed at.167.
Pedro, in his prime at 29, had full command of all his pitches, and was just as tough on hitters when he didn’t have his 98 mph heater as when he did.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/Pedro/Pedro_bio.html   (6820 words)

 Pedro Martinez Credits Success To Lucky Midget, Sun God, Magic Beads | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
Martinez, who has compiled the highest winning percentage of any pitcher with at least 200 wins, claims that the main influence on his pitching style—and the most important presence in his life—is Ra, the Egyptian sun god of Heliopolis.
According to Martinez, the game of baseball is 90 percent mental, so even if a pitcher "summons the physical energy running through all the ley lines of the Earth," he still has to be able to outsmart hitters using good old-fashioned necromantic mind-reading.
Martinez made sure to thank his fans and midgets profusely, and added that his quest for 300 career wins will be made easier by the fact that he daily places his faith and trust in his personal savior, Jesus Christ.
www.theonion.com /content/node/47653   (497 words)

 Pedro Martinez - Deadspin
Martinez gave up four runs in the first, four in the third and was gone by the fourth as the Red Sox won their 11th straight, 10-2.
As all of Boston celebrates the return of Pedro Martinez tonight, Seth Mnookin, whose upcoming book about the Red Sox tells all these stories from the inside out, reminds everyone that just because everyone's all lovey-dovey now doesn't mean that the truth is the way everyone would like it to be.
Pedro Martinez still seems to be at any rate.
www.deadspin.com /sports/pedro-martinez   (2846 words)

 Pedro Martinez - SoSH | Boston Red Sox | Red Sox Rumors | Spring Training | Pawtucket Red Sox
Pedro's final appearance as a member of the Red Sox was his start in game 3 of the 2004 World Series (cf.
Martinez is universally recognized as one of 10 greatest pitchers to ever live, and is widely considered the greatest foreign-born pitcher of all-time.
Pedro hit the first batter he faced, Gerald Williams of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, who charged the mound and threw a punch at Pedro before he was tackled by Jason Varitek.
www.sonsofsamhorn.net /wiki/index.php/Pedro_Martinez   (1940 words)

   Pedro Martinez - 1999 Cy Young Award - RedSoxDiehard.com  
Pedro went 23-4, with a 2.07 ERA and a club record 313 strikeouts.
Pedro Martinez: I don't see why, otherwise we should be erased from the roster and not be there.
Pedro Martinez: I think it could happen, but it's going to be difficult, very difficult to get because of the way the rotation is these days.
www.redsoxdiehard.com /players/pedrocy.html   (1674 words)

 Pedro Martinez News - The New York Times
Pedro Martínez and the sputtering Mets are in danger of sliding into oblivion and destroying what had seemed like an inevitable trip to the postseason.
Starter Pedro Martínez left with a two-run lead, then watched the Phillies score four runs against the bullpen to roll to a 5-3 victory at Shea Stadium.
Pedro Martínez was not dominant, but he pitched five scoreless and draining innings against the Houston Astros to help the Mets rumble to a victory on Sunday.
topics.nytimes.com /top/reference/timestopics/people/m/pedro_martinez/index.html?inline=nyt-per   (443 words)

 USATODAY.com - Mets place Pedro Martinez on DL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star ace Pedro Martinez was placed on the disabled list by the New York Mets on Thursday due to pain in his right hip.
Martinez was chosen for the NL All-Star team but won't take part in next week's festivities in Pittsburgh, general manager Omar Minaya said.
Martinez (7-4) last pitched June 28 against the Red Sox in Boston when he allowed eight runs — six earned — and seven hits in just three innings.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/mets/2006-07-06-pedro-martinez_x.htm?csp=34   (419 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Pedro Martinez   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pedro Martinez has 206 career wins, with an ERA of 2.81 (versus a league average ERA of 4.49).
Pedro Martinez was also the first right-handed pitcher to reach 300 strikeouts with an ERA under 2.00 since Walter Johnson in 1912.
Later, Martinez stated that he did not say that he would hit Posada in the head, but that he would remember what Posada was saying to him.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/pedro_martinez   (2490 words)

 Pedro Martinez - Moviefone
Pedro Martinez was also the first right-handed pitcher to reach 300 strikeouts...
Pedro Martinez batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics for each season and his career, and a list of any post-season awards...
Pedro Martinez is so surprised with his right shoulder rehabilitation...
movies.aol.com /celebrity/pedro-martinez/278475/main   (115 words)

   Pedro Martinez - RedSoxDiehard.com  
As a rookie, Pedro was used by the Dodgers as a reliever.
Pedro was selected to start the 70th All-Star game, held at Fenway Park, and he did not disappoint his loyal fans.
But Pedro held on to preserve the 2-0 victory in one of the most exciting regular-season games in Red Sox history, regain sole possession of first place for his team, and once and for all establish who is the better pitcher.
www.redsoxdiehard.com /players/pedro.html   (2276 words)

 Pedro Martinez- a Dominican Pitching Legend - Associated Content
Pedro had to be talked out of quitting baseball by his brother Ramon, who finally convinced Pedro to stick it out.
Pedro was shocked at the news, but Dodger skipper Tommy Lasorda didn't think that Pedro's size {he still only weighed 170 pounds} would allow him to become a full time starter.
He posted a 13-10 record in 1996, but Pedro Martinez had come to be known as a pitcher who would not hesitate to hit a batter that was crowding the plate and the umpires were watching him intently.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/28975/pedro_martinez_a_dominican_pitching.html?page=2   (744 words)

 Pedro Martinez | The BASEBALL Page
A skinny kid from the Dominican Republic, Pedro Martinez emerged from the shadow of his big brother Ramon, also a pitcher in the major leagues, to become the best pitcher in baseball in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Pedro Martinez finished second in Cy Young voting in both 1998 (to Roger Clemens) and 2002 (behind Barry Zito).
Martinez owns a career 6-2 record with a 3.40 ERA in the post-season, with 80 strikeouts in 79 1/3 innings.
www.thebaseballpage.com /players/martipe02.php   (912 words)

 New York Daily News - Baseball - 'Geeks' happy to hammer Pedro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After all, Martinez had a great debut season in New York and is still 7-4 after being tagged with a loss in his return to Fenway last night.
"Pedro was a great teammate, but I was glad I got to face him and glad I got a hit off of him," said Kevin Youkilis, who led off the first with a single to left center and scored the first Boston run.
Martinez's former batterymate tried hard not to criticize him or his fastball, which clocked in the mid-to-high 80s and topped out at 91.
www.nydailynews.com /06-29-2006/sports/baseball/story/431056p-363331c.html   (502 words)

 ESPN.com: MLB - Pedro will pitch vs. Yankees in late July after all
Little said that Martinez, who plunked New York's Alfonso Soriano and Derek Jeter with pitches in a game Monday, is scheduled to take the mound July 25 against New York.
Martinez was scratched from a scheduled start against the Yankees in May because of an inflamed tendon and strained muscle on his right side.
Martinez doesn't know whether there will be any fallout from Monday's game, when he hit Jeter and Soriano.
espn.go.com /mlb/news/2003/0710/1579159.html   (372 words)

 ESPN.com: MLB - Martinez remains confident ... sort of
Martinez, who started just 18 games last year because of a torn labrum in his right shoulder, did nothing to ease concerns about the injury, surrendering nine hits and eight runs (seven earned) in just three-plus innings of work.
Martinez said he felt fine after his 84-pitch outing, said his confidence is fine, his aura is fine and his pitching will be fine.
Toronto's Darrin Fletcher, a career 7-for-28 against Martinez, said the biggest difference he noticed from Pedro was a lack of breaking pitches.
espn.go.com /mlb/s/2002/0401/1361852.html   (1123 words)

 The Phenomenal Pedro Martinez - Associated Content
Pedro Martinez had a 0.77 WHIP in 2000, a record held by Walter Johnson for 77 years.
Pedro Martinez won his 200th game in a 4 – 3 win over the rival Braves on April 17th and are just two strikeouts shy of 3,000 for his career.
It’s clear that, while Roger has better total numbers, that Pedro Martinez at this point in his career is just as dominant as Roger Clemens was at the same point, if not more dominant.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/68812/the_phenomenal_pedro_martinez.html   (503 words)

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