Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
Pedro Martinez is now endorsing Roger Clemens' Hall of Fame candidacy.
The new-look All-Star Game has 11 first-time starters and four from the World Series champion Red Sox.
Carlos Beltran and the New York Mets agreed Sunday to try to structure a $119 million, seven-year contract, a lawyer involved in the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday.
While Jeff Suppan has been superb this postseason, the Red Sox have a recharged Pedro going into critical Game 3.
Preparation and hard work keep Hall of Fame-caliber veteran pitchers (like Roger Clemens) in top form.