Pedro Martinez

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Yankees Claim 27th Title

Matsui's 6 RBI secure Game 6 win over Philadelphia

(Newser) - The New York Yankees are back in their rightful spot tonight, atop the baseball kingdom after beating the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3, to win the World Series in six games. Hideki Matsui set a series record by driving in six runs, and left-hander Andy Pettitte was strong on short rest, allowing... More »

Yankees Win 3-1, Pull Even

New York finds just enough offense against Phillies' Martinez

(Newser) - Hideki Matsui’s sixth-inning home run off old pal Pedro Martinez held up as the winning run as the New York Yankees pulled even in the World Series with a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The Yankees overcame an early 1-0 deficit on solo shots by Mark Teixeira and... More »

Martinez Lands With Phillies

3-time Cy Young winner agrees to $1M contract

(Newser) - Pedro Martinez has agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, the team’s general manager said today. Terms were not disclosed, but the deal is reportedly worth $1 million for one year. The 37-year-old Martinez went 5-6 with a 5.61 ERA for the New York Mets last season.... More »

Martinez Hurt as Mets Lose to Marlins

Rookie's home run in the 10th wins it for Florida

(Newser) - Robert Andino hit his first career home run with two out in the bottom of the tenth inning to give the Florida Marlins a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets. The Florida bullpen was outstanding, allowing just three hits and one run over seven innings after Florida starter Rick... More »

Mets Tailspin Brings Tie With Phillies

Plus tie with Rockies, one back of Padres, as wild weekend looms

(Newser) - A start by ace Pedro Martinez was not enough to stall the Mets' meltdown, as Joel Pineiro and Jason Isringhausen of the Cardinals combined on a 3-0 shutout. With the Phillies beating Atlanta, New York dropped into a tie for the NL East lead after leading the division since mid-May.... More »

He's Ba-a-ack

Pedro notches 3000th strikeout, lasts five innings in 10-4 win over Reds

(Newser) - Eleven months after rotator cuff surgery, Pedro Martinez became the 15th pitcher in MLB history to record 3,000 strikeouts, scoring a win over Cincinnati in his first major-league start of 2007. The wily vet allowed three runs, two earned, in five innings on 76 pitches, and had made just... More »

Martinez Aces Rehab Start

He posts brief but impressive performance in Gulf Coast League

(Newser) - Mets ace Pedro Martinez posted a second solid rehab start in the Gulf Coast League yesterday, throwing 60 pitches and three perfect innings. Martinez, who's recovering from a torn tendon in his calf, says he's anxious to get back into the rotation. "It's going to take a while,"... More »

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