Pedro Martinez - Quotes

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I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.

I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.

Actually the adrenaline of the game will probably help me out a little bit to regain command and concentration about the things that I have to do. ---->>>

I'm open to play for anybody that would give me respect, treat me the right way, and actually going to make me feel comfortable. ---->>>

I doubt that I will get involved with politics. That's something I don't have in me. ---->>>

Some of the things I've done are really special. ---->>>

My first ball I ever got from a Big League player I actually got to purchase in Dodger Stadium in a silent auction, was Reggie Jackson. ---->>>

I understand business and understand the ugly face of baseball, which is the business part of baseball. ---->>>

Before, if I wasn't in baseball, I wanted to become a doctor. ---->>>

I get a lot of kids distracted. Sometimes they got to go cover left field, but they're over here talking to me, getting an autograph. ---->>>

I had the opportunity to go with some other teams. But I didn't consider those teams to be contenders, and I was right. ---->>>

I'm thankful for not ever taking anything illegal. ---->>>

My brother never got an opportunity to throw a pitch, and I didn't want the same thing to happen to another young kid. ---->>>

Whether you like it or not, the last few years I'd be the first one to tell you I haven't been the Pedro Martinez that I'm used to being. ---->>>

You have to execute. You have to sacrifice your body. ---->>>

If you want to follow some good steps, it would Proverbs, all over. ---->>>

Only God knows why I didn't make it with the Mets, but yes, in a short period of time, I got the opportunity with the Phillies. ---->>>

Some other things I don't miss: the media and the pressure of just being asked to do, and being asked questions every day. ---->>>

The game doesn't change. ---->>>

I just try to do what I have to do and let the people out there do what they have to do, which is have fun, scream, yell and jump around. I try to do what I have to do, which is play baseball, and I can only play in that piece of area there, so that's what I try to do. ---->>>

I keep active because I have not announced my retirement, because that is something that takes time and you have to plan it. Plus, it is something that the Dominican people expected. ---->>>

I do miss competing, being out there - the atmosphere, I do miss it. ---->>>

If I wanted to pitch that bad, I probably would. But I don't think I'm in that stage. ---->>>

None of the teams that actually probably were offering me a job from the getgo, actually in spring training, are in the playoffs right now. ---->>>

I wasn't playing mind games with anybody, I just said what I said. I am responsible for it, but I wish everybody would fall asleep for that one and let me go out there and do my thing. ---->>>


Nationality: Dominican
Born: 10-25, 1971
Occupation: Athlete

Pedro Jaime Martínez (born October 25, 1971) is a Dominican–American former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for five teams from 1992 to 2009, most notably the Boston Red Sox from 1998 to 2004. From 2002 to 2006 he held the major league record for the highest career winning percentage by a pitcher with at least 200 decisions; with a final record of 219 wins and 100 losses, he retired with the fourth-highest percentage in history, and the highest by a right-hander since the modern pitching era began in 1893 (wikipedia)