Pedro Martinez officially became a first ballot Hall of Famer Tuesday. (Getty Images)

It's official: Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio newest Hall of Famers

Rob Bradford
January 06, 2015 - 9:00 am
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To nobody's surprise, former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Tuesday afternoon. Joining Martinez in the Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 will be Randy Johnson, Craig Biggio and John Smoltz. Martinez received 91.1 percent of the votes, with Johnson leading the pack at 97.3 percent. Smoltz got 82.9 percent, while Biggio finished with 82.7 percent. Just missing out on induction was Mike Piazza, who fell short of the 75 percent needed by receiving a total of 69.9 percent. After Piazza, the leading vote-getters were Jeff Bagwell (55.7 percent), Tim Raines (55 percent), Curt Schilling (39.2 percent), Roger Clemens (37.5 percent), Barry Bonds (36.8 percent), Lee Smith (30.2 percent) and Edgar Martinez (27 percent). (For a complete list of results, click here.) The following are the credentials distributed by the Hall of Fame for each inductee: PEDRO MARTINEZ 1st year on the ballot ... Played 18 season for Dodgers, Expos, Red Sox, Mets and Phillies ... Posted two 20-win seasons (1999, 2002)€ ... Won three Cy Young Awards (1997, 1999-2000) and received votes in four other seasons: 1998 (2nd), 2002 (2nd), 2003 (3rd), 2004 (4th)€ ... Finished ninth in 1993 National League Rookie of the Year voting with Dodgers ... Finished in Top 10 of his league'€™s Most Valuable Player Award voting twice: 1999 (2nd) and 2000 (5th) €... Named to eight All-Star Games (1996-2000, 2002, 2005-06), earning nod as his league'€™s starting pitcher in 1999 when he was named the Game'€™s Most Valuable Player€ ... Led his league in WHIP six times (1997, 1990-2000, 2002-03, 2005), earned-run average five times (1997, 1999-2000, 2002-03), strikeouts-per-nine innings pitched five times (1997, 1999-2000, 2002-03), strikeout-to-walk ratio four times (1999-2000, 2002, 2005), strikeouts three times (1999-2000, 2002), winning percentage three times (1999, 2002, 2003), wins once (1999), complete games once (1997) and shutouts once (2000) ... Won 1999 American League Pitching Triple Crown after leading the league in wins (23), earned-run average (2.07) and strikeouts (313) €... Posted WHIP of .737 in 2000, the best single-season mark by any pitcher in big league history €... Career winning percentage of .687 ranks sixth all-time and first among pitchers who began their careers after 1950 €... Career WHIP of 1.054 ranks fifth all-time and first among non-relievers whose career began after 1920 €... Career strikeout-to-nine innings pitched ratio of 10.04 and career strikeout-to-walk ratio of 4.15 each rank third all-time .€.. Struck out 3,154 batters, 13th all-time ... Posted two 300-strikeout seasons (1997, 1999) ... Appeared in 10 postseason series over five seasons with the Red Sox and Phillies, posting a record of 6-4 with a 3.46 ERA in 16 appearances€ ... Member of 2004 Red Sox World Series-winning team, earning win in Game 3 with seven shutout innings. CRAIG BIGGIO 3rd year on ballot ... Played 20 seasons, all for the Astros€ ... Seven-time All-Star (1991-92, 1994-98) and five-time NL Silver Slugger Award winner (1989, 1994-95, 1997-98)' ... Named to one All-Star team as a catcher (1991) and six as a second baseman (1992, 1994-98)€ ... Named Silver Slugger Award winner once at catcher (1989) and four times at second base (1994-95, 1997-98) ... Won four career Gold Glove Awards (1994-97) at second base €... Also spent two seasons (2003-04) as one of Astros'€™ starting outfielders €... Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting three times: 1995 (10th), 1997 (4th) and 1998 (5th) ... Led NL in runs scored two times (1995, 1997), doubles three times (1994, 1998-99), stolen bases once (1994), hit-by-pitches five times (1995-97, 2001, 2003) and plate appearances five times (1992, 1995, 1997-99) €... Led NL in games played three times (1992, 1996-97) and appeared in at least 150 games in 11 seasons €... Scored 100-or-more runs in eight seasons (1995-99, 2001, 2003-04) ... Recorded at least a .300 batting average in four seasons (1994-95, 1997-98) €... Ranks fifth all-time in doubles (first among right-handed hitters) with 668 ... Ranks 13th all-time in at-bats (10,876), 15th in runs scored (1,844), 16th in games played (2,850) and 21st in hits (3,060) €... Only player in baseball history with at least 3,000 hits, 600 doubles, 400 stolen bases and 250 home runs ... Batted .234 in nine postseason series, with 39 hits and 23 runs scored in 40 games ... Played in NLCS in 2004 and 2005 ... Member of Astros'€™ 2005 NL Championship team €... Won 1997 Branch Rickey Award, 2005 Hutch Award and 2007 Roberto Clemente Award. RANDY JOHNSON 1st year on the ballot ... Pitched 22 seasons for Expos, Mariners, Astros, Diamondbacks, Yankees and Giants ... Posted three 20-win seasons (1997, 2001-02) ... Won five Cy Young Awards, including a record-tying four straight (1995, 1999-2002) ... Received Cy Young Award votes in five other seasons: 1993 (2nd), 1994 (3rd), 1997 (2nd), 1998 (7th), 2004 (2nd) ... Finished in Top 10 of his league'€™s Most Valuable Player Award voting twice: 1995 (6th) and 2002 (7th) ... Named to 10 All-Star Games (1990, 1993-95, 1997, 1999-2002, 2004), drawing his league'€™s starting assignment four times (1995, 1997, 2000-01) ... Led his league in strikeouts nine times (1992-95, 1999-2002, 2004), third-most all-time behind Walter Johnson (12) and Nolan Ryan (11) ... Led his league in strikeouts-per-nine innings nine times (1992-95, 1997, 1999-2002) and holds the all-time record in that category with a career mark of 10.6 ... Led his league in earned-run average four times (1995, 1999, 2001-02), winning percentage four times (1995, 1997, 2000, 2002), complete games four times (1994, 1999-2000, 2002), games started three times (1999, 2000, 2004), WHIP three times (1995, 2001, 2004), innings pitched two times (1999, 2002), shutouts two times (1994, 2000) and victories once (2002) ... Won 2002 National League Pitching Triple Crown for leading league in wins (24), ERA (2.32) and strikeouts (334) ... Posted six 300-strikeout seasons, tied with Nolan Ryan for most ever and representative of 18 percent (6 out of 33) of all 300-strikeout seasons in the modern era ... Career total of 4,875 strikeouts ranks second all-time ... Totaled 303 career victories, 22nd all-time and fifth among left-handers ... Career winning percentage of .646 ranks 29th all-time and fifth among 300-game winners ... Ranks 21st all-time in games started (603), 38th in innings pitched (4,135.1) and 57th in shutouts (37) ... Pitched two no-hitters, defeating the Tigers 2-0 on June 2, 1990 and authoring a perfect game in a 2-0 win over the Braves on May 18, 2004 ... Appeared in 11 postseason series over eight seasons with Mariners, Astros, Diamondbacks and Yankees, posting 7-9 record with 3.50 ERA in 19 appearances'€¦Struck out 132 batters in 121 postseason innings ... Named co-MVP of the 2001 World Series after going 3-0 for champion Diamondbacks. JOHN SMOLTZ 1st year on the ballot ... Pitched 21 seasons for Braves, Red Sox and Cardinals ... Won 1996 National League Cy Young Award and received Cy Young Award votes in four other seasons: 1998 (4th), 2002 (3rd), 2006 (7th), 2007 (6th) ... Named to eight All-Star Games (1989, 1992-93, 1996, 2002-03, 2005, 2007), earning the NL'€™s starting assignment in 1996 ... Finished eighth in NL Most Valuable Player Award voting in 2002 ... Won Silver Slugger Award for pitchers in 1997 ... Led league in games started three times (1992, 1997, 2006), strikeouts twice (1992, 1996), innings pitched twice (1996-97), winning percentage twice (1996, 1998), wins twice (1996, 2006), strikeouts per nine innings once (1996) and saves once (2002) ... Reached 20-win mark once (1996) and 200-strikeout mark five times (1992-93, 1996-97, 2006) ... Topped the 40-save mark three times (2002-04), the only three full seasons he served as his team'€™s closer ... Ranks 16th all-time in strikeouts (3,084), one of only 16 pitchers in history with at least 3,000 strikeouts .... Ranks 75th all-time in saves (154) .... Only pitcher in big league history with at least 200 victories (213) and 150 saves .... Set NL single-season mark (since tied) with 55 saves in 2002 .... Won 2002 NL Rolaids Relief Award .... Pitched in 25 postseason series over 14 seasons with Braves and Cardinals, posting 15-4 record in 41 appearances (27 starts) with 2.67 earned-run average and four saves, striking out 199 batters in 209 innings .... In 11 Division Series, posted 7-0 record with three saves .... Named 1992 NLCS Most Valuable Player .... Member of 1995 Braves World Series champions .... Won 2005 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, 2005 Roberto Clemente Award and 2007 Branch Rickey Award.