Pedro Martinez

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Pedro Martinez Bio

Who is Pedro Martinez

Pedro Martínez is a retired Dominican-American baseball pitcher who is the former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for five teams from 1992 to 2009, most notably the Boston Red Sox.

Early Life (Childhood)

Pedro Martinez was born in Monguayabo, Dominican Republic as Pedro Jaime Martínez to Pablo Jaime Abreu and Leopoldina Martínez. When Pedro was old enough to work, he held a job as a mechanic.

Interesting Facts

Pedro Martinez made his debut against the Cincinnati Reds in 1992. He signed a four year deal with the New York Mets on Wednesday, December 15th, 2004. The deal is reportedly in the neighborhood of $53 million.

Personal Life

Martinez has been married to Carolina Cruz, an ESPN Deportes since November 9, 2005. There is no information about their children and about their divorce.

Achievement

Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martínez won three Cy Young Awards (1997, 1999, 2000). In 2000 and 2001 he has won Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award. He was twice named the AL's top pitcher before helping the Boston Red Sox win the 2004 World Series. Martínez was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2015.