Pedro Martinez

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Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 49-40

Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.

10/08/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

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Legendary Pitcher, Ex-Met Pedro Martinez To Publish Memoir

The three-time Cy Young Award winner has a book deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The publisher announced Wednesday that “Pedro” will be published next year.

10/03/2013

Boston Marathon bombing victim, Jeff Bauman, is wheeled out to the pitcher's mound by Carlos Arredondo before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on May 28, 2013 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Heroes Bauman, Arredondo Throw Out First Pitch At Fenway

The Red Sox say it’s the first time since the April 15 attacks that they could be honored together.

05/29/2013

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Keidel: Flushed In Flushing, Johan Santana’s Sad Mets Solo

Facing surgery on the same shoulder that caged him two seasons ago, Santana’s days as a Met are over. Where else but Queens would resounding goodwill like Opening Day be met with such bad news?

03/31/2013

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Pedro Martinez Back With Red Sox As Assistant To GM

Former Boston manager Terry Francona gave Pedro Martinez a big hug along with some advice to help him in his new job as a special assistant to the Red Sox general manager.

01/25/2013

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Pedro Espada Expected To Plead Guilty To Remaining Charge In Embezzlement Case

Some charges were left unresolved by the jury when Espada was found guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court in May. The jury deadlocked on one count against him and on all charges against his son.

10/11/2012

Shea Stadium is shown during the Opening Day game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Shea Stadium on April 3, 2006 in Flushing. The Mets won 3-2. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Amid Another Lost Mets Season, A Look Back To Happier Times — Opening Day 2006

In light of Monday’s brutal loss, I couldn’t help but think back to the good old days — when the organization had a plethora of talent and the sky seemed to be the limit. It wasn’t 25 years ago, although it feels like it might as well have been.

09/04/2012

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Hartnett: Every R.A. Dickey Start Is Must-See TV

Dickey’s second straight amazing game leaves only one question: what can he do for an encore?

06/19/2012

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Mets Starter R.A. Dickey Named National League Player Of The Week

The knuckleballer won both his starts this week, allowing just one run in 14 1/3 innings. Most impressively, the 37-year-old recorded 21 strikeouts to just one walk.

05/29/2012

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Tebow’s Arrival Brings The Most Polarizing NY Sports Figures In Recent Memory To Mind

Tim Tebow’s evangelical personality and playing style have New Yorkers divided on Tebowmania. But this isn’t the first time in recent memory that a polarizing sports star has come to town and inhabited the back pages.

03/28/2012

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By The Numbers: The Greatest Right-Handed Starting Pitcher In Baseball History?

For this installment of By The Numbers, I decided to examine a half-dozen of the greatest right-hander starting pitchers in the history of the game to determine the greatest right-handed hurler ever.

WFAN–03/07/2012

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Keidel: Unjustified Justin Verlander

Sometimes an argument is simple, no matter how muddled and complex we make it. If Pedro in his prime couldn’t win the MVP, then Justin isn’t justified.

WFAN–11/23/2011

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Hartnett: AL MVP Voters Get It Right, Choosing Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.

WFAN–11/21/2011

Jorge Posada

Hartnett: Jorge Posada Can Hold Head High At Conclusion Of Yankees Career

Jorge Posada’s relationship with the Yankees that began in 1990 may have finally come to an end. Yankee fans will miss the passion and fire he played with that helped catapult the modern day Bombers to many postseason triumphs.

WFAN–10/07/2011

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