Tag: Pedro Martinez

It’s Official – Pedro Signs With Phillies

An article by posted on July 15, 2009 0 Comments

Pedro Martinez has signed a one-year contract with the Phillies according to ESPN. The Phillies planned to hold a news conference on Wednesday to make the announcement and introduce Martinez. Pedro can earn up to $1.5 million in incentives, and will make a couple of starts in the minors before joining Philadelphia’s rotation. The Phillies watched Martinez, 37, pitch twice […]

Continue Reading »

Will Pedro Spell Heartbreak For Mets Fans?

An article by posted on July 13, 2009 0 Comments

They held the wrap party for “Nightmare on Roosevelt Avenue,” yesterday afternoon, and a good time was had by all. The Mets scored a month’s worth of runs to commemorate the ending of a nightmarish first half of baseball. Broken bodies, coupled with botched pop-ups equaled shattered hopes. Hopefully, now Jason, Freddy Kruger, and all […]

Continue Reading »

Phillies Sign Pedro Martinez?

An article by posted on July 9, 2009 0 Comments

UPDATE 6:15 PM: Jon Heyman confirms that the Phillies are in very serious negotiations with Pedro, but he cannot confirm the $4 million dollar figure in the DR report. According to a post on MetsBlog, the Latino publication Candela Deportivo is reporting that the Phillies have signed Pedro Martinez, who last pitched with the New York Mets. […]

Continue Reading »

Met Fans: Omar Has Failed Us

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

I know it sounds like bad dialogue out of a comic book or a Michael Bay movie but it is unfortunately true.  Omar over the last couple of years seemed to be the “Teflon GM.”  The last 2 seasons we have witnessed the Mets collapse and miss going into the playoffs by one game.  Omar […]

Continue Reading »

Can Pedro Be A Difference Maker This Season

An article by posted on June 19, 2009 0 Comments

Much is being made about Pedro Martinez lately. Not only will he be back soon, but that he is already negotiating with two clubs. The AP reported, Pedro Martinez could be back on a Major League Baseball mound soon. The pitcher said on Wednesday that he has had talks with the Chicago Cubs and Tampa […]

Continue Reading »

Will Perez Force Mets To Get A Starter At Deadline?

An article by posted on April 10, 2009 0 Comments

I was just reading an interesting article by David Lennon of Newsday on his blog. Lennon seems all fired up about comments that were made by Jerry Manuel and Dan Warthen who both said they were encouraged by Ollie’s last start. I was kind of surprised yesterday to hear both manager Jerry Manuel and pitching […]

Continue Reading »

Thursday Mets Intelligence Briefing

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

A new daily feature that will keep you fully briefed on the current state of the Mets. One post with all you need to know until tomorrow. Domestic Affairs Now that the Dominican Republic has been eliminated from the WBC, shortstop Jose Reyes and left fielder Fernando Tatis are flying back to St. Lucie and will be in […]

Continue Reading »

Update: Pedro Still Tops Our Poll For Fifth Starter

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

On Saturday we ran a poll… Who Should Be The Mets Number 5 Starter? We have registered over one hundred additional votes since yesterday, and Pedro’s numbers continue to rise. Pedro now stands at 59% with 262 votes, followed by Tim Redding in second place with 19% and 83 votes. Today, Ron Darling said that the thing that […]

Continue Reading »

Pounded Again! Call Pedro!

An article by posted on March 8, 2009

Yesterday, I was told by many that I should not shed light on the solid performance by Pedro Martinez because it came against the Netherlands who happened to beat the Dominican Republic. I was like so what? What does that matter? He went out there without the benefit of training in a Major League camp […]

Continue Reading »

Pedro Martinez Puts On Impressive Performance

An article by posted on March 7, 2009

Pedro Martinez took the mound for the Dominican Republic this afternoon and served notice to Major League Baseball that he still has plenty of gas left in the tank. Pedro threw three shutout innings and allowed just one hit while walking none. Of his 40 pitches thrown, 32 of them were for strikes, a remarkable achievement. […]

Continue Reading »