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Pedro Martinez and Ryan Madson combined on a seven-hit shutout Sunday as Philadelphia's 1-0 win over the New York Mets capped a doubleheader sweep. Martinez (5-0) gave up the six hits in eight innings against his former team with two walks and seven strikeouts in 130 pitches. Madson gave up a hit in
Pedro Martinez surrendered a run and just five hits in seven innings Thursday, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 win over San Francisco. Martinez (3-0) did not walk a batter in 87 pitches and struck out nine.
Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke was named Monday the American League Player of the Week. Greinke won two starts last week with a 1.06 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 17 innings. Last Wednesday against Cleveland, the right-hander had a career-best 15 strikeouts to set a Royals record for a nine-inning game.
Jamie Moyer pitched six shutout relief innings Tuesday to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Moyer (11-9), who complained about being removed from the starting rotation when he was replaced by Pedro Martinez, took over in long relief of Martinez Tuesday.
The defending champion Philadelphia Phillies have signed three-time Cy Young Award winner Pedro Martinez to a one-year contract, sources told MLB.com Tuesday. One source told the baseball Web site the Phillies will announce the signing of a $1 million deal with $1.5 million in incentives Wednesday.
By TONY MASSAROTTI Manny Ramirez stood in the corner of the room, as if huddling near the office water cooler, the gossip all abuzz. "Hey," Ramirez asked, "am I going to get traded or not?" All depends. Does he want to be? "I'm ready to go," Ramirez said without the slightest bit of hesitation.
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - David Wright hit a solo home run and drove in four as the New York Mets held off the Philadelphia Phillies, 10-9, to wrap up a four-game set at Citizens Bank Park.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greg Maddux took a no-hitter through six innings in his Dodgers debut on Thursday before a rain delay forced him to surrender the mound, but Los Angeles went on to shutout the Cincinnati Reds 3-0.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pedro Martinez overcame a rocky start to make a winning return from the disabled list as the New York Mets tamed the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Friday in National League action at Turner Field.
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