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Pedro Martinez

Pedro Martinez
Pedro Martinez, born Oct. 25, 1971 in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic, is a righthander pitcher currently playing for the Philadelphia Phillies. Martinez has earned numerous awards over his 18-year career including three Cy Young awards (1997, 1999, 2000) and eight All-Star selections. He has played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1992-93), Montreal Expos (1994-97), Boston Red Sox (1998-2004), New York Mets (2005-2008) and Philadelphia Phillies (2009-Present) in his career. In 2004, he won the World Series with the Boston Red Sox. (Photo AP)
Pedro Martinez, born Oct. 25, 1971 in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic, is a righthander pitcher currently playing for the Philadelphia Phillies. Martinez has earned numerous awards over his 18-year career including three Cy Young awards (1997, 1999, 2000) and eight All-Star selections. He has played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1992-93), Montreal Expos (1994-97), Boston Red Sox (1998-2004), New York Mets (2005-2008) and Philadelphia Phillies (2009-Present) in his career. In 2004, he won the World Series with the Boston Red Sox. (Photo AP) « Show less

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  • Orioles edge Rays, 1-0, to stay alive in AL East

    Orioles edge Rays, 1-0, to stay alive in AL East
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — At the beginning of this calendar year, Miguel Gonzalez didn’t know where he was going to pitch. Released by the Red Sox in December, he hoped another major league team would give him a chance. On the second day of...
  • Is Rivera the best closer of all time?

     Is Rivera the best closer of all time?
    Forever a cut above Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
  • Who's best general manager in MLB?

    Rays' Andrew Friedman Steve Gould Baltimore Sun Baseball's most competitive division features perhaps its three best front office chiefs and one (the Blue Jays' Alex Anthopoulos) quickly on the rise. The Yankees' Brian Cashman and the Red Sox's Theo...
  • Dale pales in comparison

    Certainly there have been worse transactions in the history of sports. Take your pick: The Red Sox selling Babe Ruth so they could finance a Broadway musical. The Baltimore Colts forcibly dumping pouty Sanford rookie QB John Elway for Mark Hermann and...
  • Reynolds blasts Orioles past Braves, 5-4

    Reynolds blasts Orioles past Braves, 5-4
    A day after a frustrated Mark Reynolds stood by his locker and said his two-homer game meant nothing because the end result was another loss, the third baseman rescued the Orioles with one more powerful swing. A half-inning after the Atlanta Braves had...
  • Orioles' Britton shows off his power stroke

    Orioles' Britton shows off his power stroke
    Zach Britton returned to the dugout after the first home run by an Orioles pitcher in five seasons and found no one ready to celebrate. Britton, who drove Brandon Beachy's 2-1 pitch in the third inning just over the right-field wall, was given the silent...
  • With O's in critical need of pitching development, can different philosophies co-exist?

    With O's in critical need of pitching development, can different philosophies co-exist?
    With all the talk of the biomechanical magic Orioles pitching development director Rick Peterson is performing throughout the minor leagues, the jury is still out on whether his approach is working with the organization’s young pitchers. Peterson...
  • Orioles' Eveland no longer considers himself rotation candidate

    Orioles' Eveland no longer considers himself rotation candidate
    Orioles left-hander Dana Eveland entered his Grapefruit League start Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays as a dark horse to make the team's starting rotation. While other pitchers have been working their inning counts into the teens, Eveland came...
  • Orioles zero in on Dan Duquette as next GM

    Orioles zero in on Dan Duquette as next GM
    The Orioles appear to be closing in on their next general manager after an excruciating, weeks-long saga that included one official rejection and several candidates' backing out of the process. Club decision-makers planned to meet Saturday night for...
  • Duquette focused on adding arms through trades, signings

    If Dan Duquette accomplishes his goal this week during baseball's annual winter meetings, he will leave here with an improved pitching staff that is fortified by trades. He wants to bolster the bullpen and rotation, yet still hold on to three of his most...
  • VandenHurk released, Correnti hired, Cummings promoted

    VandenHurk released, Correnti hired, Cummings promoted
    Right-handed pitcher Rick VandenHurk, who was designated for assignment last week when the Orioles signed infielder Wilson Betemit, cleared waivers and was released Friday. He becomes a free agent and can sign with another team. VandenHurk, 26, was 0-1...
  • Orioles expected to hire Rick Peterson, Chris Correnti

    Orioles expected to hire Rick Peterson, Chris Correnti
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has been focused on pitching since he took over the club in November, and he’s also been doing things slightly differently than in the past. Looks like both trends are continuing. This week, Duquette...