Well, Pedro Martinez must’ve passed his physical, because he is now a member of the Phillies. Martinez signed a one-year $1 million contract with $1.5 million in incentives.
Phillies management said Martinez would have to make some rehab starts before joining the active roster.
Even though Martinez is not with the Mets any more, he could still pitch at Citi Field. Barring any setbacks, the Mets might have to face Pedro during a four-game series starting on Aug. 21 when the Phillies visit Flushing. It’d be interesting to see what the fan reaction would be.