Pedro Martinez is a Dominican-American Former major League starting pitcher who played in the MLB from 1992 to 2009. Martinez had a very long and prosperous career playing for 5 major league clubs, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos (now Washington Nationals), New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, and most notably the Boston Red Sox. Martinez, at the time of his retirement in 2009 had the fourth-highest winning percentage in MLB history, was the second-fastest pitcher to 3,000 strikeouts, and had the second-highest strikeout rate of 10.4 per nine innings. Pedro was an eight-time All-Star, won the Cy Young award 3 times, won the pitching triple crown, and was the runner-up for American League MVP. In 2004, Pedro helped lead his Boston Red Sox to the team's first World Series in 86 years.
After his retirement in 2009, Pedro went on to become the special assistant to the general manager of the Boston Red Sox. Shortly after in 2015, Pedro was elected to the MLB Hall of Fame with 91.1% of the vote. That same year Martinez was hired by MLB Network as a studio analyst and also released an autobiography, Pedro, which reflects on his career. In addition to his role at MLB Network, Pedro also works as an MLB studio analyst for TBS during its Postseason coverage.