Clayton Kershaw Is Great. But Pedro Martinez Was More Dominant.

When Clayton Kershaw is inducted into the Hall of Fame some day, we may well look back on this year as his best. For most batters, their only hope of hitting him this season was to swing at the first pitch hoping for a fastball. As ridiculous as his numbers are, though—a 21-3 record with a 1.77 ERA and 239… » 11/13/14 3:37pm 11/13/14 3:37pm

Pedro Martinez Kills Ned Yost On TBS Postgame Show

The Royals beat the A's in the AL wild card play-in game despite, not because of, manager Ned Yost. This didn't escape TBS analyst Pedro Martinez, who absolutely lambasted Yost's decision to relieve James Shields with fellow Dominican Yordano Ventura two days after Ventura threw 73 pitches. Martinez even gave… » 10/01/14 1:40am 10/01/14 1:40am

Pedro Martinez Says Pitching Is All About Properly Sexing The Baseball

Our pals at Fangraphs got Pedro Martinez to sit down with them and wax on about his thoughts on pitching, and the results are fantastic. You should read the entire interview—Martinez is one of the smartest pitchers to ever play and he says a lot of wise and illuminating things—but we felt compelled to make you aware… » 5/23/14 12:47pm 5/23/14 12:47pm

Pedro Martinez And Kevin Millar Delivered A Boozy, Awkward Toast To…

A lengthy ceremony recognizing the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park before today's Yankees-Red Sox game came to a close with former Sox stars Kevin Millar and Pedro Martinez offering a toast, sort of, to the stadium—while sounding a bit like they'd been rehearsing it for some time. (The Red Sox are calling it the… » 4/20/12 3:32pm 4/20/12 3:32pm

Time To Check In On Everyone's Favorite New York Baseball Feud

Two reasons that the Yankees-Red Sox playoff brawl of 2003 may have been the best baseball fight of all time: 1. Don Zimmer body-slam goodness, and how often do you see that? And 2., we continue to reap fantastic quotes, even five years later. In an interview with Michael Kay for the YES Network program Center Stage… » 9/17/08 11:00am 9/17/08 11:00am