Red Sox: What if the Sox re-signed Pedro Martinez after 2004?
Post-Boston? Pedro was never as good after his seven year stint with the Red Sox. He went on to sign a 4-year deal worth $54 million with the Mets. P-Mart went on to win more than 10 games just one time after playing with the Sox, in 2005 with 15 wins.
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After an injury riddled 2007 and 2008 season, Pedro returned for one more season, this time as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, before finally calling it a career at the age of 37. Pedro went 5-1 in Philly winning just as many games as he had the year before in less than half the games played.
He had 117 wins in seven years in Boston, 32 in New York and 5 in Philadelphia. His career outside of playing with the Sox still showed that he was an above average pitcher but his numbers were never as electric.
The true Pedro will always be remembered for his time spent in Boston. Pedro had a 102 – 63 record with with the Dodgers, Expos, Mets, and Phillies. With Martinez electing to sign with the Mets, the Red Sox received a compensatory pick in 2005 where they selected someone you never would have guessed.