After giving up six runs in the first inning, Pedro Martinez didn’t come out for the second tonight. That Darren Oliver was given all the time he needed to warm up is indication of an injury the Mets have not yet announced.
Martinez, who went on the disabled list with a sore right hip after his June 28 start at Boston, had made three strong starts since coming off the disabled list, July 28, at Atlanta, and said he has progressively felt better physically.
I’ll post more as soon as I find out. Of course, this will be the focus of tomorrow’s story in The Journal News and on lohud.com.