John Smoltz

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Alex Reimer
October 24, 2018 - 10:40 am
John Smoltz would be wise to consult a media guide before Game 2 of the World Series begins Wednesday night. Perhaps it would allow him to actually the know the pitchers coming out of the Red Sox bullpen. The Hall of Fame hurler and Fox color man incorrectly identified Matt Barnes on at least two...
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David Ortiz (2 HRs, 7 RBIs) led the Red Sox over the Tigers Sunday night. (Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
July 26, 2015 - 8:53 pm
David Ortiz came up with the perfect tribute to Pedro Martinez . Hours after the Red Sox pitching great was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, Ortiz, inspired by a 30-minute bilingual speech from Martinez, drove in a career-high seven runs, belted two three-run homers...
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Pedro Martinez will be wearing a Red Sox hat on his Hall of Fame hat. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Rob Bradford
January 22, 2015 - 6:52 am
To nobody's surprise, Pedro Martinez ' Hall of Fame plaque will show him wearing a Red Sox hat, the National Baseball Hall of Fame announced Thursday. Martinez won two of his three Cy Young Awards with the Red Sox , while also helping the Sox to their first world championship in 86 years with the...
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Curt Schilling
January 07, 2015 - 5:46 am
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling checked in with Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday, after falling short of election to the Baseball Hall of Fame , and the former Red Sox star said he believes some writers won't ever vote for him because of his political leanings. To hear the interview, go to...
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Pedro Martinez earned 91.1 percent of the vote to become the 16th first-ballot Hall of Fame pitcher. (Ryan Hannable/WEEI.com)
Ryan Hannable
January 06, 2015 - 1:25 pm
Playing in the era that he did, Pedro Martinez could look to make excuses for a few of the home runs he gave up, a few games he lost, etc. After all, he did play in the height of the steroid era, but that isn't who Martinez is -- he embraced it and wouldn't have wanted it any other way -- and that...
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Pedro Martinez is one of the leading candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot that was announced Monday. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
November 24, 2014 - 7:36 am
The Hall of Fame ballot announced Monday includes a trio of standout pitchers, including Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez , who should take headlines back from the stars who were tainted by Major League Baseball 's steroid era. Joining Martinez as first-time candidates are five-time Cy Young Award...
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May 16, 2012 - 9:53 am
MLB Network analyst John Smoltz weighed in on the Josh Beckett golf controversy during a Wednesday appearance on the Mut & Merloni show. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Smoltz acknowledged that Beckett "could have handled it a little bit better," but he...
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DJ Bean
August 27, 2009 - 6:43 am
There may be three teams in the AL East that figure to be in the thick of things for the entire season, but when it comes to the offseason, the Red Sox and Yankees rule the headlines and transactions log. This past winter was no different, and it was understood from the get-go. The Yankees were...
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August 17, 2009 - 12:14 pm
It would be a slight exaggeration of fact to suggest that John Smoltz is certain to become a free agent. According to a major-league source, the right-hander was placed on unconditional release waivers on Monday. Between now and Wednesday, any team can claim him and secure his services simply by...
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August 07, 2009 - 1:15 pm
BOSTON, MA -- The Red Sox today claimed infielder Chris Woodward off waivers from the Seattle Mariners and recalled right-handed pitcher Junichi Tazawa from Triple-A Pawtucket. Both players will be available for tonight'€™s game against the Yankees . Woodward will wear No. 3 and Tazawa will wear...
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