"Who knows what's going to happen when you put innings on a pitcher, right?" Duquette said. "We didn't know that, but Pedro definitely proved in Montreal that he could not only pitch, but that he could pitch masterfully. … Delino DeShields was our most recognizable player, and I knew it was be unpopular at the time of the trade, but I also knew that Pedro Martinez pitched like his hair was on fire. He had great stuff and he'd be able to prove his mettle once you gave him the opportunity."