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Pedro Martínez

Pedro Martínez

Pedro Martínez
Birth date: 
October 25, 1971

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Pedro Jaime Martínez was born on October 25th, 1971 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

He made his debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 24th, 1992.

He played for teams such as the Montreal Expos, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies.

It was with the Montreal Expos that he developped into one of the Top pitchers in baseball

On June 3rd, 1995 Martínez pitched a nine perfect innings, before giving up a hit on the 10th and immediately removed from the game against the San Diego Padres. He was the winning pitcher in Montreal's 1-0 victory.

In 1997, he made a record of 17-8 for the Expos and led the league in categories such as ERA 1.90, 305 Strikeouts and 13 complete games pitched. Also, for being the only Expo to win the National League Cy Young Award.

He was eight times All Star, World Series Champion, three times Cy Young Award, Triple Crown, MLB All Star Game MVP, Wins Champion, four times Era Champion, three times Strikeout Champion.

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