Forget the Pedro Martinez idea -- he’s not coming back
We linked to a New York Daily News story this morning in which it was suggested that Pedro Martinez could come back. Forget it. MLB Trade Rumors read and translated a Spanish language newspaper interview with Martinez in which he sounds like a guy quite happy with retirement, even if he hasn’t officially retired:
If Philly really does want that fifth ace, however, they’ll have to look elsewhere. I seem to remember Steve Carlton being a fitness nut. He could probably still bring it.