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

The Joy And Despair Of Two New York Pitching Debuts


So as we check in this morning on the great city and state of New York, we see much wailing and gnashing of teeth over the daring Joba-Chamberlain-as-a-starter experiment (he flew too close to the sun on mashed potato wings), and great rejoicing over the return of Pedro Martinez. Joba lasted just 2 1/3 innings in a… » 6/04/08 10:40am 6/04/08 10:40am

Oh, PETA Is Just Getting Warmed Up With This Cockfighting Business

Two things to update you on concerning this Pedro Martinez cockfighting rigamaroll. First, here's the actual video that showed up on YouTube on Wednesday. It has since been taken down, but we and Gawker still have it. And now we switch you live to PETA headquarters, where battle lines have been formed,…
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