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2009-09-13 23:07:13

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 the ninth, but earned his eighth save without giving up a run. The game's lone run scored on Chase Utley's first-inning single. Shane Victorino and Pedro Feliz also had one hit for the Phillies,...

2009-09-03 20:41:23

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. The only run he allowed was a lead-off homer by Eugenio Velez in the top of the first. Philadelphia scored on Jayson Werth's second-inning solo homer and Ryan Howard's sixth-inning RBI double. Jimmy Rollins and Carlos Ruiz had one hit each for the National League East-leading...

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2009-08-31 18:07:50

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. He topped Mark Gubicza's mark of 14 set Aug. 27, 1988 against Minnesota. Sunday, Greinke pitched a one-hit shutout against Seattle. He became just the fourth pitcher since 1900 to follow...

2009-08-18 22:52:26

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. He allowed only two hits and did not issue a walk. Martinez started and allowed one run on two hits over three innings, but was lifted after a 66-minute rain delay. Carlos Ruiz and Jayson Werth both...

2009-07-14 21:12:01

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. Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. declined comment, MLB.com said. The 37-year-old right-hander passed a physical Tuesday in Philadelphia. Martinez, unaffiliated since having his worst...

2008-07-31 21:00:02

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. And so on and on it goes, life on Mars with the fascinatingly complex Manuel Aristides Ramirez, indisputable man among men in the batter's box at Fenway Park, irrational child among children...

2008-07-08 03:00:02

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. Endy Chavez went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI and runs scored, while Jose Reyes went 2-for-4 and scored twice for the Mets, who took the final three games of the set after dropping the opener. Pedro Martinez (3-2) got the win for giving up just two runs on five hits in 5 1/3...

2006-08-04 00:52:16

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. Four-times Cy Young winner Maddux (10-11), obtained by the Dodgers from the Chicago Cubs at Monday's trade deadline, came away with career win 328 but the no-hitter continues to elude the 40-year-old pitcher. Maddux, who has two one-hitters on his resume, was...

2006-07-29 00:41:21

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. Martinez (8-4), sidelined since June 28 with an inflamed hip injury, got his comeback off to a shaky start allowing four runs in the first inning but quickly returned to more familiar form shutting down the Braves the rest of the way before turning the game over to the bullpen...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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