I wasn't playing mind games with anybody, I just said what I said. I am responsible for it, but I wish everybody would fall asleep for that one and let me go out there and do my thing.

-Pedro Martinez
Pedro Martinez

I'm human. No excuses. Hey, they got to me. That's all.

Pedro Martinez
lay down for at least 20 days in a row.
Pedro Martinez

It's just not right. I was a victim of that. I did what I was supposed to do, and it stayed with me my whole career how I was treated. I couldn't help it. I told Mike and I said it loud. I guess a lot of people heard it. He's got all the tools to be a great hitter.

Pedro Martinez
The game doesn't change.
Pedro Martinez

Not only for what he did in baseball, but for the reason he lost his life. If I had something to do with it, I would have his number retired here and throughout the Dominican Republic. He's a national hero in the Dominican Republic.

Pedro Martinez
If the shortstop makes an error, I am responsible. I let the batter hit the ball.
Pedro Martinez

I could sense I didn't have my best stuff. I tried to hold them as long as I could.

Pedro Martinez
I tried to hold them, tried to do whatever possible, couldn't do it, ... There was no one moment where I gave up on what I wanted to do. I just couldn't execute it. I'm human. There were no excuses. They just got to me. That's all.
Pedro Martinez

Some of the things I've done are really special.

Pedro Martinez
All I can say is, I will put my heart and soul into helping the Red Sox win.