Greg Maddux is the greatest craftsman I’ve ever seen on a mound. Pedro Martinez is the greatest pitcher I’ve ever seen on a mound.
It’s a remarkable weekend for pitching, and it will be celebrated with the induction of this spectacular trio at baseball’s Upstate New York shrine.
Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together they left a remarkable imprint on baseball.
While Posada’s remarks about A-Rod could blow over, his long and bitter rivalry with Martinez isn’t about to end anytime soon.
“I think that he has more talent than I do, and he has better chances to do better than I did,” the iconic pitcher said of Harvey.
“While I’m the boss here, you’re going to have to do what I say,” Wilpon told Martinez, the pitcher writes.
“I don’t see him healthy all year,” Martinez told Adam Schein on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio. “And I don’t see him healthy right now.”
On Monday, WFAN’s Mike Francesa called the Seahawks’ decision to pass with the Super Bowl on the line “the single worst big-moment call in the history of sports.” Here are some other choices that stand out.
The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class is on its way to Cooperstown. But first, a field trip to the Ed Sullivan Theater.
Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez were simply two of the most fun pitchers to watch in my lifetime, and that is true whether they pitched for or against your team.
The Big Unit, Martinez and Smoltz earned induction on their first tries, and Biggio made it on the third attempt after falling two votes shy last year.
Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election. Joining them could be Piazza and Biggio in what is shaping up as the biggest class of inductees in 60 years.
Happy New Year! This means, of course, that the Hall of Fame announcement is right around the corner.
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.
Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.