Now a member of the rival Phillies, three-time Cy Young Award winner Pedro Martinez was back in New York on Friday as Philadelphia prepared to open a four-game series against the struggling Mets.
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Besides history, the Marlins have two more immediate concerns -- Mark Prior and Kerry Wood.
Pedro Martinez swore up a pro-Sammy Sosa, anti-ESPN storm Thursday in the clubhouse.