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  • How Could Any Writer Not Vote For Pedro Martinez?

    How Could Any Writer Not Vote For Pedro Martinez?
    He sent chills down our spines. Yes, every time he went to the mound, gripped the ball and unsprung that small, tightly wound frame on the world, Pedro Martinez sent chills up and down our backbones. Pedro didn't pitch games. He pitched events. He was...
  • Hall Of Fame, By The Numbers

    Voting There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election: Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...
  • Pedro Martinez towers over them all as ex-Dodger joins the Hall

    Pedro Martinez towers over them all as ex-Dodger joins the Hall
    At least it wasn’t a complete shutout. This year’s Hall of Fame ballot was littered with former Dodgers, but when results were announced Tuesday only the diminutive Pedro Martinez earned baseball’s greatest honor. Martinez was joined...
  • Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez among four elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez among four elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    For the first time in 60 years, the Baseball Writers Assn. of America has voted four players into the Hall of Fame. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, two years after the BBWAA...
  • Trio of aces poised to lead Hall of Fame class of 2015

    Trio of aces poised to lead Hall of Fame class of 2015
    NEW YORK — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up as the baseball writers' biggest class of inductees in 60 years. When the Hall of Fame reveals the results...
  • Red Sox Ace Pedro Martinez Expected To Get Hall Of Fame Call Today

    BOSTON — As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Garciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the dominant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last four NL Cy Young Awards — the last one unanimously. But when fans ask if...
  • Baseball Hall: Keep The Voting Serious And Fair

    My 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, Mike Piazza, Curt Schilling, Tim Raines, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. That means no vote for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire,...
  • Blue Jays sign Russell Martin; Cardinals get Jason Heyward from Braves

    Blue Jays sign Russell Martin; Cardinals get Jason Heyward from Braves
    Russell Martin won't be coming back to the Dodgers. Martin, the premier catcher on this year's free-agent market, agreed Monday to a five-year, $82-million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. The St. Louis Cardinals also filled the outfield void...
  • Dodgers plan to return entire coaching staff in 2015

    Dodgers plan to return entire coaching staff in 2015
    The changes this off-season are of the fast and furious variety in the Dodgers’ front office, but the staff downstairs all gets to return. Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations, said Friday that all of Manager Don...
  • In final analysis, stats have stature with Andrew Friedman's Dodgers

    In final analysis, stats have stature with Andrew Friedman's Dodgers
    The Dodgers have transformed their baseball operations department, turning what was considered a traditional front office into one that now looks like one of the most progressive in baseball. If hiring Andrew Friedman to be their primary decision...
  • Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything

     Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything
    While the Dodgers were adding one of those new-age, rock-star executives to their front office last week, naming Rays general manager Andrew Friedman their new president of baseball operations, the archrival Giants were busy winning their third pennant in...