Pitchers and catchers haven't even begun packing, but the first sensational storyline of spring training is already here. Pedro Martinez: Cock Fighter! (As first reported by Home Run Derby.) PETA officials are sharpening their talons and animal activists are massing at the Florida border as we speak. On Wednesday video surfaced on YouTube of Pedro participating in a cock fight in the Domincan Republic; despite our impassioned warnings. (The video has since been removed). But here's the real bad news for Mets' fans: Pedro's rooster lost to Juan Marichal's rooster.
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