Pedro’s Toe Hurting, Still hopes to play WBC

Pedro Martinez 3D Poster
After nearly three months of rest, New York Mets starting pitcher Pedro Martinez’s right toe is still hurting and influence his throwing program, but he still hopes to pitch the inaugural World Baseball Classic next March.

At a gala dinner held for major league players by Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez, Martinez said that he has used a protective shoe but still feels a little pain. “This worries me a little because generally by this time of the year I’m already throwing.”

Recently General manager Omar Minaya said he was aware of no new development involving the condition of the Martinez. During the Winter Meetings, Minaya expressed no concern about Martinez but said the condition of the pitcher’s toe was being monitored and that trainer Ray Ramirez, who had also visited Martinez in the Dominican, was in regular contact.

Because the toe issue, Martinez hadn’t yet received permission from the Mets to begin training, but he expected to have that permission “soon.”

Martinez, 34, who went 15-8 with a 2.82 ERA last season, still hopes to pitch in the inaugural World Baseball Classic or playing in the Winter League. “I want to participate and, if were up to me, I’m 100 percent committed to the classic and to the Dominican Republic, but it will depend on my health,” he said.

The Mets have supported the WBC and have not opposed their players participating in it. But they also have spoken of the risk involved.

According to New York Times, Martinez’s priority is being ready for opening day, and the Mets may not be willing to let him risk injury by pitching in the World Baseball Classic.

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  1. ronald vasquez Says:

    Meparese una buena idea que pedro pueda jugar para el pais por lo menos un juego de wbc, por que todo el mundo no solo republica dominicana espera ver al gran picher del mundo pedro martinez pichar. Espero que alfinal de esta paratida todos los que estan ausente del juego puedan llegar almenos a jugar un juego de wbc.

    Att. Ronald Vasquez

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