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Pedro Martinez

MLB on TBS - Studio Analyst

TURNER SPORTS

  • Pedro Martinez is an MLB on TBS studio analyst for the network’s regular season and Postseason game coverage.  2016 marks Martinez’ fourth year in the role with TBS.

CAREER

  • Martinez has also served as a studio analyst for MLB Network during the regular season since 2015.
  • A 2015 inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Martinez received 91.1% of votes (500 total votes) in earning election in his first year on the ballot.  He was enshrined with Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio.
  • Martinez won three Cy Young Awards, once with the Montreal Expos in 1997 and twice with the Boston Redsox in 1999 and 2000. Martinez is the only Montreal Expo to ever win the prestigious award.
  • Martinez is an 8-time MLB All-Star, earning the MVP award for his performance in the 1999 All-Star Game at Fenway Park.
  • In 2009, Martinez became only the tenth Major League pitcher in history to win at least 100 games in both the National and American Leagues.
  • Martinez led the Boston Red Sox to a World Series win in 2004, ultimately finishing his career with Boston with a 117-37 record, the highest winning percentage any pitcher has had with any team in baseball history.
  • Originally signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1988, Martinez went on to play for the Montreal Expos (1994-1997), Boston Red Sox (1998-2004), New York Mets (2005-2008) and Philadelphia Phillies (2009).
  • Martinez was discovered when he accompanied his brother Ramon, also a pitcher, to the Los Angeles Dodgers’ academy in the Dominican Republic.

PERSONAL

  • Martinez was born in the Dominican Republic in the town of Manoguayabo, where his father was a pitcher in the 1950s.