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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 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...
  • 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...
  • Bronx butt-kicking

     
    If Garrett Olson is asked to name his 'Welcome To The Big Leagues Moment,' he might recall last night's game, On a small roll heading into it, he was plopped down at Yankee Stadium in front of 50,000 people, the majority of them......
  • No loss for Liz

     
    You want a youth movement? It looks like you’ve got Garrett Olson and Radhames Liz in the rotation for a while. And if Brian Burres doesn’t get straightened out soon, make room for Chris Tillman. OK, I’m kidding about that......
  • Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition

    Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition
    Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987. Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
  • Two more charged in fatal shooting of Westlake church deacon

     
    Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged two more people in the fatal shooting of a Westlake man outside a church, they said Thursday. Pedro Martinez, 24, and Ivy Navarrete, 31, are scheduled to be arraigned on charges of murder, attempted......
  • Ryan Howard Rehab

     
    It's always exciting when a major league star comes through the minor leagues on a rehabilitation assignment. My favorite was Pedro Martinez, who pitched for the IronPigs as he tuned up for a comeback with the Phillies. We later saw......
  • Dominican Republic baseball team to visit Valley

    The Dominican Republic has produced some of the finest baseball players to ever step on a diamond … stars like Albert Pujols, Pedro Martinez, Juan Marichal, David Ortiz, Pedro Guerrero, Robinson Cano and Hanley Ramirez, to mention just a few. The...
  • Junot Diaz is on fire

    Junot Diaz is on fire
    Junot Diaz is no stranger to South Florida, having appeared at the Miami Book Fair International and the Key West Literary Seminar on numerous occasions. But his familiarity with Fort Lauderdale, a place he praises with only a touch of good-natured...
  • Phillies have limited history with Buehrle

     
    The Phillies may be familiar with the Marlins, but they’re not so familiar with pitcher Mark Buehrle. And it many ways, that doesn’t make things easy for the Phillies. Buehrle has faced the Phillies just three times in career, with......
  • Bill Plaschke: Mariano Rivera is great, but let's not overdo it

     
    Mariano Rivera, the New York Yankees legendary reliever, recorded his 602nd career save Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins to set baseball’s new career record. But let's not get carried away with the comparisons to some of baseball's all-...
  • Jered Weaver to start All-Star game for AL

     
    Angels ace Jered Weaver was informed Sunday morning that he will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League at Phoenix's Chase Field. Because an official announcement will not be made until Monday, neither Weaver nor Manager Mike...