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Pedro Martinez MLB Career Stats

476 219-100 2.93 2827.1 3154 1.05

Pedro Martinez Bio

  • Full Name: Pedro Jaime Martinez
  • Born: 10/25/1971 in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: 9/24/1992
  • Last Game: 9/30/2009
  • Hall of Fame: 2015
  • Relationship(s): brother of Ramon Martinez, father of Pedro Martinez Jr.
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MLB Career Stats 219 100 2.93 476 409 3 2827.1 3154 1.05


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Pedro Martinez Stats

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Pedro Martinez Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Pedro Martinez Statcast Events


Pedro Martinez Awards

Hall Of Fame

Year Team
2015 Boston

Uniform number retired

Year Team
2015 Boston

AL Cy Young

Year Team League
1999 Boston AL
2000 Boston AL

NL Cy Young

Year Team League
1997 Montreal NL

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2004 Boston AL

All-Star MVP

Year Team League
1999 Boston AL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
1996 Montreal NL
1997 Montreal NL
2005 NY Mets NL
2006 NY Mets NL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1998 Boston AL
1999 Boston AL
2000 Boston AL
2002 Boston AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/23/1998 Boston AL
06/20/1999 Boston AL
07/23/2000 Boston AL
07/07/2002 Boston AL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/03/1997 Montreal NL

Oddity of the Year - Awards

Year Team League
2005 NY Mets NL

Baseball America Major League Player of the Year

Year Team League
1999 Boston AL

MLB Players Choice Player of the Year

Year Team League
1999 Boston AL

MLB Players Choice AL Outstanding Pitcher

Year Team League
1998 Boston AL
1999 Boston AL
2000 Boston AL

MLB Players Choice NL Outstanding Pitcher

Year Team League
1997 Montreal NL

Thomas A. Yawkey Red Sox MVP

Year Team League
1999 Boston AL
2000 Boston AL
2002 Boston AL

Red Sox Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
1998 Boston AL
1999 Boston AL
2000 Boston AL
2002 Boston AL

Pedro Martinez Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1994 3.42 13th in NL
1995 3.51 17th in NL
1996 3.70 19th in NL
1997 1.90 1st in NL
1998 2.89 2nd in AL
1999 2.07 1st in AL
2000 1.74 1st in AL
2002 2.26 1st in AL
2003 2.22 1st in AL
2004 3.90 9th in AL
2005 2.82 4th in NL


Season W Rank
1994 11 10th in NL
1995 14 5th in NL
1996 13 18th in NL
1997 17 5th in NL
1998 19 4th in AL
1999 23 1st in AL
2000 18 4th in AL
2002 20 3rd in AL
2003 14 15th in AL
2004 16 6th in AL
2005 15 9th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
1994 .688 6th in NL
1995 .583 13th in NL
1996 .565 20th in NL
1997 .680 6th in NL
1998 .731 5th in AL
1999 .852 1st in AL
2000 .750 2nd in AL
2002 .833 1st in AL
2003 .778 1st in AL
2004 .640 6th in AL
2005 .652 7th in NL


Season SO Rank
1994 142 5th in NL
1995 174 5th in NL
1996 222 3rd in NL
1997 305 2nd in NL
1998 251 2nd in AL
1999 313 1st in AL
2000 284 1st in AL
2001 163 9th in AL
2002 239 1st in AL
2003 206 2nd in AL
2004 227 2nd in AL
2005 208 3rd in NL
2006 137 25th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
1994 1.11 4th in NL
1995 1.15 5th in NL
1996 1.20 10th in NL
1997 0.93 1st in NL
1998 1.09 2nd in AL
1999 0.92 1st in AL
2000 0.74 1st in AL
2002 0.92 1st in AL
2003 1.04 1st in AL
2004 1.17 4th in AL
2005 0.95 1st in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1994 .220 2nd in NL
1995 .227 3rd in NL
1996 .232 7th in NL
1997 .184 1st in NL
1998 .217 2nd in AL
1999 .205 1st in AL
2000 .167 1st in AL
2002 .198 1st in AL
2003 .215 1st in AL
2004 .238 3rd in AL
2005 .204 2nd in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1994 23 19th in NL
1995 30 6th in NL
1996 33 11th in NL
1997 31 23rd in NL
1998 33 7th in AL
2002 30 23rd in AL
2004 33 8th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1994 1 21st in NL
1995 2 18th in NL
1996 4 7th in NL
1997 13 1st in NL
1998 3 16th in AL
1999 5 4th in AL
2000 7 2nd in AL
2001 1 24th in AL
2002 2 17th in AL
2003 3 7th in AL
2004 1 20th in AL
2005 4 3rd in NL


Season SHO Rank
1994 1 5th in NL
1995 2 3rd in NL
1996 1 9th in NL
1997 4 2nd in NL
1998 2 5th in AL
1999 1 6th in AL
2000 4 1st in AL
2004 1 4th in AL
2005 1 8th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1994 144.2 23rd in NL
1995 194.2 10th in NL
1996 216.2 15th in NL
1997 241.1 4th in NL
1998 233.2 6th in AL
1999 213.1 8th in AL
2000 217.0 7th in AL
2002 199.1 20th in AL
2004 217.0 6th in AL
2005 217.0 15th in NL


Season G Rank
1993 65 16th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1994 8.83 3rd in NL
1995 8.04 4th in NL
1996 9.22 3rd in NL
1997 11.37 1st in NL
1998 9.67 2nd in AL
1999 13.20 1st in AL
2000 11.78 1st in AL
2002 10.79 1st in AL
2003 9.93 1st in AL
2004 9.41 2nd in AL
2005 8.63 5th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1994 3.16 8th in NL
1995 2.64 13th in NL
1996 3.17 9th in NL
1997 4.55 3rd in NL
1998 3.75 4th in AL
1999 8.46 1st in AL
2000 8.88 1st in AL
2002 5.98 1st in AL
2003 4.38 4th in AL
2004 3.72 5th in AL
2005 4.43 1st in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1995 66 10th in NL
1996 70 19th in NL
1997 67 24th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1995 21 9th in NL
1998 26 18th in AL
2004 26 17th in AL

Pedro Martinez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2009 RHP Pedro Martinez elected free agency.
August 12, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Pedro Martinez from the 15-day disabled list.
August 4, 2009 Lehigh Valley IronPigs sent RHP Pedro Martinez on a rehab assignment to Reading Phillies.
August 3, 2009 Pedro Martinez assigned to Reading Phillies from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 3, 2009 Reading Phillies sent RHP Pedro Martinez on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
July 30, 2009 Pedro Martinez assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Clearwater Threshers.
July 26, 2009 Pedro Martinez assigned to Clearwater Threshers.
July 15, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent Pedro Martinez.
July 15, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Pedro Martinez on the 15-day disabled list. Mild right shoulder strain.
July 14, 2009 Pedro Martinez roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.

Pedro Jaime Martinez Bio Info

Pedro Jaime Martinez is the younger brother of Ramon Martinez, who went 135-88 with a 3.67 ERA in 301 Major League games from 1988-2001 with the Dodgers, Red Sox and Pirates...Toured Japan with the Major League All-Star team in 1996. 2007 Went 3-1 in five starts...Allowed three earned runs or fewer in each of his five starts...Averaged 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings (32 strikeouts in 28.0 innings)...Posted a 1.50 ERA (three earned runs/18.0 innings) at Shea...Activated from the 15-Day Disabled List prior to his start on September 3rd at Cincinnati...The start was his first major league appearance since September 27, 2006...Tossed 5.0 innings, permitting five hits, three runs, two earned, with three walks and four strikeouts...Collected the win as the Mets topped the Reds, 10-4...Recorded his 3,000th career strikeout with his second inning strikeout of Cincinnati's Aaron Harang on September 3rd...Became the 15th pitcher in major league history to accomplish the feat...He now has 3,030 strikeouts, behind Curt Schilling who is 14th with 3,116 strikeouts...Is one of three pitchers with 3,000 or more strikeouts to have collected more strikeouts than innings pitched (3,030 strikeouts in 2,673.2 innings)...The others are Nolan Ryan (5,714 strikeouts in 5,386.0 innings) and Randy Johnson (4,616 strikeouts in 3,855.1 innings)...In the last 100 years, only two other pitchers who made 20 or more starts in one season then did not make their debut the following year until September 1st or later, started and won their first game: Don Cardwell in 1964 (sore arm) and Kevin Appier in 1998 (shoulder surgery)...Collected his first extra-base hit since August 28, 2006 at Atlanta with a double in the third inning on September 15th vs. Philadelphia...Went 1-1 with a 4.00 ERA in four total rehabilitation starts for the Gulf Coast Mets (R) of the Gulf Coast League and the St. Lucie Mets (A) of the Florida State League...In 18.0 innings, he allowed 16 hits, 11 runs, eight earned, with four walks and 17 strikeouts...Did not allow an earned run in his final 11.0 rehabilitation innings...Made his first rehabilitation start on August 8th for the St. Lucie Mets...Pitched 3.0 innings, yielding six hits, five runs, earned, with no walks and five strikeouts as St. Lucie was defeated by Lakeland, 9-6...Pedro tossed 63 pitches over the 3.0 innings of work...Hurled his first simulated game on July 3rd, firing 50 pitches over 3.0 innings of work...Tossed breaking balls that day for the first time since surgery...Pitched three additional simulated games on July 23rd, July 27th and August 2nd...Faced live batters for the first time on June 26th during batting practice...Pitched off of the mound for the first time since the surgery on June 4th...Tossed 38 fastballs during the session. 2006 An MRI on Sept. 29 disclosed that Pedro had a muscle tendon tear of the calf of his left leg...An additional MRI that same day revealed that he had a right rotator cuff tear...Underwent surgery to repair the rotator cuff on Oct. 5...The surgery was performed by Mets Medical Director, Dr. David Altchek, assisted by Mets Team Physician, Dr. Straun Coleman, and former Boston Red Sox Medical Director, Dr.William Morgan...Had nine victories in 2006 to move from 109th place to 97th on the All-Time Win List...Moved past Dazzy Vance, Bob Friend, Larry French, Dennis Eckersley, Bucky Walters, Jack Chesbro, Adonis Terry, George Uhle, Chuck Finley, Jack Stivetts, Charlie Root, Rube Marquard, Al Orth, Lew Burdette, and Orel Hershiser...Defeated the Braves on April 17 to record his 200th career victory...Became the 103rd pitcher to reach the 200-win mark and the 34th among pitchers who made their debut during baseball's expansion era (1961-2006)...Is one of 10 active Major League pitchers to reach 200 wins...The others are Roger Clemens (348), Greg Maddux (332), Tom Glavine (290), Randy Johnson (280), Mike Mussina (238), David Wells (229), Jamie Moyer (215)...Curt Schilling (207) and Kenny Rogers (207) also recorded their 200th victories in 2006...Has a .691 (206-92) career winning percentage, which is the highest in Major League history among pitchers with at least 200 decisions...Has a 2.42 ERA (40 earned runs/157.0 innings) at Shea Stadium, which is the lowest ERA among active pitchers with a minimum of 100 innings...He ranks fourth in Major League history behind Nolan Ryan (215), Randy Johnson (207) and Roger Clemens (110) with 108 double-digit strikeout games...Became only the second pitcher to win his 200th Major League game in a Mets uniform...Orel Hershiser won his 200th game as a pitcher for the Mets on July 22, 1999 at Montreal...Had the fourth highest winning percentage (.704) in history among pitchers at the time of their 200th victory...Lefty Grove is third (.707), Whitey Ford is second (.717), and Bob Caruthers is first (.730)...Won his 100th career road victory on April 22 at San Diego...Was 100-42 at the time, and is now 103-48 all-time on the road...Only Whitey Ford had fewer losses (35) at the time of his 100th road win...Recorded a victory in each of his first five starts for the third time in his career...Also accomplished the feat in 1997 and 2000...Started a season with a 5-0 record for the sixth time in his career...Began three seasons with a 6-0 record (1997, 2001 and 2002)...His best start to a season came in 1997 when he began the year 8-0...Was the third starting pitcher in Mets history to start a season in the rotation and win his first five starts...Dwight Gooden won his first five starts in 1988 and Frank Viola won his first seven starts in 1990...Ranks fifth all-time with a 3.06 ERA (67 earned runs/197.1 innings) during Interleague games...Has compiled a 13-8 record in 29 career starts...Made the start on June 6 at Los Angeles against the Dodgers' Derek Lowe...It marked the fifth time in Major League history in which the starting pitchers were on new teams after starting a game for the same World Series winning team within the previous two years...The others were Kevin Brown (LA) vs. Livan Hernandez (SF) on Sept. 29, 1999 (1997 Marlins), Kevin Brown (SD) vs. Al Leiter (NY-NL) on May 11, 1998 (1997 Marlins), David Cone (KC) vs. Jimmy Key (NY-AL) on May 27, 1994 (1992 Blue Jays), and Jimmy Ring (PHI-NL) vs. Dutch Ruether (Brooklyn) on April 19, 1921 (1919 Reds)...Made his 50th career start with the Mets on Aug. 9 against the Padres at Shea...Picked up the win, pitching 7.0 innings, allowing three hits, two runs, earned, with four walks and two strikeouts in the Mets 4-3 victory...Martinez was 24-12 with 332 strikeouts through his first 50 starts with the club...His .667 winning percentage ties him with Al Leiter for third-highest in a pitcher's first 50 Met starts...David Cone is second (25-11, .694) and Dwight Gooden is first (29-12, .707)...The 332 strikeouts are the second most by a Met after 50 starts...Only Dwight Gooden had more (418)...Nolan Ryan was third with 316 strikeouts...Was selected to his eighth All-Star Game but did not participate due to injury...His previous selections were from 1996-2000, 2002 and 2005...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on July 6, retroactive to June 29, with right hip inflammation...Was activated on July 28 and started that night at Atlanta...Recorded the win, pitching 6.0 innings, allowing five hits, four runs, earned, with two walks and two strikeouts as the Mets defeated the Braves, 6-4...Left the game on Aug. 14 at Philadelphia after 1.0 inning with a strained right calf...Was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on Aug. 16, retroactive to Aug. 15...Was activated from the DL on Sept. 15, and started later that night at Pittsburgh...Pitched 3.0 innings, surrendering six hits, four runs, earned, with one walk and four strikeouts...Made his final start of the season on Sept. 27 at Atlanta...Surrendered eight hits and seven runs, earned, in 2.2 innings of work...An MRI exam taken on Sept. 29 revealed a muscle tendon tear in his left calf forcing him to miss the postseason...Collected his sole RBI of the season with a single in his first start of the season on April 6 vs. Washington...Held opponents to a .188 batting average (39-208) at home and held right-handed hitters to a .202 average (50-247)...Retired 97 of 132 batters leading off an inning (73%)...Allowed three earned runs or fewer in 15 of his 23 starts and in nine of his last 15...Pitched 10.0 scoreless innings over two starts from April 22-April 28...In his first two years, he has compiled an 11-6 record following a Mets loss. 2005 Ranked fourth in the Majors in ERA and second in opponents' batting average (.204)...Was tied for third in strikeouts in the National League, tied for third in complete games, tied for ninth in winning percentage (.652), seventh in home ERA (2.76), fourth in road ERA (2.89), sixth in day ERA (2.79), seventh in night ERA (2.84), tied for seventh in walks per nine innings (1.9), and tied for fourth in strikeouts per nine innings (8.6)...Also held the opposition to a .252 on-base percentage, which was first in the NL and second in the majors (the Twins' Johan Santana-.250)...Led the National League in strikeouts-to-walks ratio (4.43) and was tied for seventh with 23 quality starts...Retired the side in order in 93 of his 217 innings pitched (42.9 percent), the second-best percentage in the majors...Minnesota's Johan Santana was first (44.5, 105-236)...Reached the 15-win mark and struck out at least 200 batters in the same season for the seventh time in his career...Also had at least 15 wins and 200 strikeouts in 1997 (17, 305), 1998 (19, 251), 1999 (23, 313), 2000 (18, 284), 2002 (20, 239), and 2004 (16, 227)...Named to his seventh All-Star team...Did not pitch...Pitched his 17th career shutout and first as a member of the Mets on September 16th vs. Atlanta, a 4-0 win...Allowed six hits with two walks and 10 strikeouts...His last shutout was in a 6-0 victory on August 12, 2004 with Boston vs. Tampa Bay...Struck out 10 batters on September 16th vs. Atlanta to pass Jim Bunning (2,855) and move into 14th place on the All-Time Strikeout List...He now has 2,861 strikeouts which is fourth among active pitchers, behind Roger Clemens (4,502), Randy Johnson (4,372) and Greg Maddux (3,052)...Maddux is 13th on the all-time list...Struck out 208 batters on the season, the ninth time in his career he has stuck out 200 or more batters...The last Mets pitcher to strike out 200 batters was Al Leiter, who had exactly 200 in 2000...The last Met to strike out more than 200 batters was David Cone in 1992 (214)...Also became the first pitcher to notch at least 200 strikeouts in his first season with the Mets since Dwight Gooden struck out 276 in 1984...Has a .701 (197-84) career winning percentage, which is the highest in major league history among pitchers with at least 200 decisions...Yielded one earned run or less 12 times...Was 8-2 with a 2.41 ERA (19 earned runs/71.0 innings) in 10 starts following a Mets loss...Went 7-5 with a 2.23 ERA in 14 starts vs. National League East opponents...In 97.0 innings, he permitted 70 hits, 24 runs, earned, walked 18 and struck out 90...Tied his career high by allowing four home runs on August 31st vs. Philadelphia...Also surrendered four home runs on June 5, 1998 with Boston vs. the Mets and again on June 10, 1998 at Atlanta...Pitched his sixth career complete-game two-hitter on August 14th at Los Angeles...Hurled 8.0 innings, allowing two runs, walking one and striking out five in the Mets' 2-1 loss...Had a no-hitter for the first 7.1 innings before Antonio Perez tripled with one out in the eighth inning...His previous two-hitters were on May 1, 1996, with Montreal at New York; April 11, 1998, with Boston vs. Hurled 6.1 innings on June 7th vs. Houston before Chris Burke broke up the no- a home run (Burke's first major league home run)...Tied his season high with 12 strikeouts in the 3-1 win, his fifth career complete-game two-hitter...Singled in the sixth inning on June 2nd vs. Arizona...It was his first base hit since he tripled against Philadelphia's Matt Beech in the fourth inning on September 4, 1997 at Olympic Stadium...Had a career-high three-game batting streak, June 2nd-June 12th...Collected an RBI single in the fourth inning on June 12th vs. LA/Anaheim, driving in a run for the first time since he notched two RBI on August 2, 1996 with Montreal vs. Cincinnati...Held opponents to a .151 average over his first 12 starts...That was the second lowest mark after 12 starts to begin a season since 1920...The Yankees' Bob Turley's opponents' batting average in 1955 was .147...Pitched 25.0 innings over his three starts from May 27th-June 7th...He last pitched 25.0 innings over three starts from August 24-September 4, 2000...Recorded his fifth double-digit strikeout game of the season and the 104th of his career on September 16th vs. Atlanta...He ranks fourth in major league history behind Nolan Ryan (215), Randy Johnson (207) and Roger Clemens (110)...With his 6-1 win over Arizona on June 2nd, Martinez has now defeated all 29 teams he has faced...Has never pitched against Boston...Went 2-1 with a 2.73 ERA (11 earned runs/36.1 innings) and 46 strikeouts in five starts in April to earn the Mets Sharp Pitcher of the Month award...Also received the award for May when he went 3-0 with a 2.83 ERA (11 earned runs/35.0 innings) and 37 strikeouts in five starts...Struck out 30 batters through his first three starts of the season, his most since striking out 31 over his first three starts of 2001...Made his eighth consecutive Opening Day start on April 4th at Cincinnati...Pitched 6.0 innings, allowing three hits, three runs, earned, with two walks and 12 strikeouts in a no-decision in New York's 7-6 loss...His 12 strikeouts on April 4th were the most by a pitcher making his Mets debut and the most by a Mets pitcher on Opening Day...He broke the previous Opening Day mark of nine set by David Cone at St. Louis in 1992, Tom Seaver vs. Philadelphia in 1983, and Don Cardwell vs. Pittsburgh in 1967...In addition, he broke Cardwell's mark of nine strikeouts by a pitcher making his Mets debut, which he accomplished on Opening Day against Pittsburgh in 1967...Has a 2.29 ERA (40 earned runs/157.0 innings) at Shea Stadium, which is the lowest ERA among active pitchers with a minimum of 100 innings. 2004 Ranked second in the American League in strikeouts, strikeouts per nine innings (9.4), third in opponents average (.238), fourth in quality starts (22), seventh in winning percentage (.640), tied for sixth in wins, eighth in home ERA (3.22) and ninth in ERA (3.90)...Finished tied for sixth in the American League in innings pitched and tied for eighth in the AL in starts (matching his career-high)...Has 2,653 career strikeouts, which ranks 19th in major league history and fifth most among active pitchers behind Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens, Greg Maddux and Curt Schilling...His .705 career winning percentage is the best in major league history among pitchers with at least 200 career decisions...Registered six double-digit strikeout games last year...He now has 99 games with 10 or more strikeouts which is fourth in major league history behind only Nolan Ryan (215), Randy Johnson (204) and Roger Clemens (108)...Recorded his 2,500th career strikeout on June 2nd at Anaheim when he fanned Casey Kotchman in the third inning...That game was also his 300th career start...Struck out 10 or more batters in three consecutive starts from August 1st-August 12th...Made his seventh career Opening Day start on April 4th at Baltimore...Went 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA (six earned runs in 28.0 innings) in four interleague starts against National League opponents...NL batters hit .179 off him...Hurled a complete-game shutout in a 6-0 triumph over the Devil Rays on August 12th at Fenway Park...Surrendered six hits, with no walks and 10 strikeouts...Has a 1.17 ERA at Shea Stadium, which is the lowest ERA among active pitchers with a minimum of 40 innings...Went 2-1 to help lead the Red Sox to the World Series Title...Tossing 7.0 innings in Boston's, 8-3, Game Two victory over Anaheim in the ALDS and hurled 7.0 shutout frames in Game Three of the World Series at St. Louis in a game the Red Sox would win, 4-1. 2003 Finished third in the A.L. Cy Young Award voting, and was named Red Sox Pitcher of the Year by the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, the fifth time he won or shared the honor in six seasons with the Red Sox ... Was 14-4 in 29 starts and, despite missing five starts due to injury or illness, led the A.L. with a 2.22 ERA, an average of 9.9 K's per 9 innings and a .215 opponents batting average ... With 206 strikeouts, finished one behind Esteban Loaiza of the White Sox for the strikeout crown (Loaiza worked 39.2 more innings) ... The ERA title was Pedro's fifth, his second straight and his fourth in the last five years ... Won 11 of his last 13 decisions and 14 of his last 17 ... Lost only twice in his last 21 starts beginning May 15, going 11-2 with a 1.84 ERA (27 ER/132.1 IP) ... Allowed one or no earned runs in 15 of those 21 starts ... Overall, he allowed two earned runs or less in 23 of 29 starts, one or fewer in 20 of the 29 and none in 10 of the 29 ... Left five starts on line for the win only to see the bullpen give up the lead...Went 1-1 with a 4.77 ERA (15 ER/28.1 IP) in 4 post-season starts...finished 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA (6 ER/14.0 IP) in 2 starts in the ALDS vs. Oakland...left Game 1 with a 4-3 lead after allowing 3 runs on 6 hits in 7.0 innings...walked 4 and fanned 3...did not figure in the decision when the Athletics rallied to win 5-4 in 12...beat Barry Zito 4-3 in the decisive Game 5...Pedro worked 7.0 innings- plus and allowed 3 runs on 7 hits, walking one and punching out 6...was 0-1 with a 5.65 ERA (9 ER/14.1 IP) in 2 ALCS starts vs. New York...lost Game 3 4-3 to Roger Clemens...gave up 4 runs on 6 hits and a walk over 7.0 innings, fanning a no-decision in Game 7 despite leading 4-0 into the 5th and 5-2 into the bottom of the 8th, when he surrendered 3 runs on 4 the game, was charged with 5 runs on 10 hits in 7.1 innings...walked one and struck out 8...the Yanks went on to win 6-5 in 11. 2002 Was runner-up for the 2002 Cy Young Award...Led the majors with a 2.26 ERA and a .198 batting avg. against...1st in A.L. with 239 strikeouts, 47 ahead of R. Clemens...Led the A.L. with a 10.8 K/9 IP ratio and a 5.97 K/BB ratio...Was one of 3 A.L. pitchers to win 20 or more games and led the league with a .833 winning pct. (20-4)...Made his fifth consecutive Opening Day start (a ND) for the Red Sox on 4/1 vs. Tor. and matched his career-high with 7 ER in 3 IP...Won 4-1 at Balt. on 4/7, his first win since 5/30/01 vs. NYY...Made 8 consecutive starts without a win, the longest winless streak in his career...Allowed one hit in consecutive starts (4/19 at KC, 4/25 at Balt.) for the first time in his career...Recorded career strikeout No. 2,000 on 4/19 at KC (M. Tucker)...Was the 57th pitcher in M.L. history to 2,000 K (his 300th M.L. app.)...Also recorded career K No. 2,100 (6/26 vs. Cle., B. Broussard) and No. 2,200 (8/28 vs. NYY, B. Williams) in '02...Is just the 2nd M.L. pitcher to begin the season 5-0 in 3 consecutive seasons, joining Dave Stewart (Oak., 1988-90)...Struck out the side on 9 pitches in the first inning vs. Sea. on 5/18 and won, 4-1...Began the season 7-0 for the first time as a Red Sox and the first time since 1997 (8-0)...Lost 3-2 vs. Ariz. on 6/8, his first loss and the most starts he has ever gone into the season without a loss (13 GS)...Retired his final 17 batters faced in a 5-0 win at SD on 6/20...Joined D. Lowe as the 1st group of Red Sox starters with 10-plus wins by the All-Star break since Martinez (11), T. Wakefield (10), and B. Saberhagen (10) in 1998...Was named to the 2002 A.L. All-Star team...Was named A.L. Pitcher of the Month for July (5-0, 0.64 ERA, 6 GS, 42.1 IP, 3 ER, 59 K)...Won 9 straight decisions from 6/20 - 8/10, tying his career-best (4/20 - 6/4/99)...Owned a M.L. and career-best 35 scoreless inning streak from 7/25-8/16, the longest scoreless innings streak by a Red Sox since L. Tiant in 1972 (42 IP) and the longest streak in the majors since G. Maddux in 2000 (39.1 IP)...Is first Red Sox pitcher to start 15-2 twice (1999, 15-2)...Was the only A.L. pitcher to win 16 of his first 18 decisions...Became the third Red Sox pitcher to start a season 16-2, joining R. Clemens (17-2, 1986) and D. Ferriss (17-2, 1945)...Earned win No. 20 on 9/22 at Balt., his second 20-win season (23-4 in 1999)...Is the 13th different pitcher to win 20 or more games two or more times as a Red Sox...Went 10-2, 2.71 in 14 GS at home and 10-2, 1.89 in 16 GS on the road...Recorded 10 or more wins at home and on the road in the same season for the 2nd time as a Red Sox...His 1.89 road ERA led the majors...Went 19-2 vs. the A.L...He has 87 career 10-K or more games, 60 as a Red Sox, and nine in 2002...Went 11-2, 1.40 in 14 GS from July 1 (96.2 IP, 15 ER, 116 K), including 6-1, 0.72 in seven GS at Fenway. 2001 Ranked ninth in the AL in strikeouts...Struck out 16 Devil Rays in a 3-0 triumph on April 8th at Fenway Park...Stuck out 10 or more in five straight contests from May 12th-June 4th, recording 59 strikeouts in 37.0 innings, an average of 14.4 per nine innings...Recorded at least one strikeout in 24 consecutive innings from May 24th-June 9th...Was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on June 27th with tendinitis in his right shoulder...Activated August 26th, but worked only 13.0 more innings before being shut down for the year. 2000 Was the unanimous selection for the Cy Young Award, his second in a row and third overall...Became the fourth pitcher since 1967 to win the award in back-to-back seasons...Also became the seventh pitcher to win the award at least three times...Led the AL in strikeouts and shutouts (four), was second in winning percentage (.750), fourth in wins and eighth in innings pitched...Set a major league record by limiting opponents to a .167 batting average...The previous record was a .168 batting average against set by Cleveland's Luis Tiant in 1968...Also set a modern major league record for lowest on-base percentage (.213)...The old mark was held by Walter Johnson in 1913 (.217)...Struck out 10 or more in 15 of his 29 starts...Earned April AL Pitcher of the Month honors...Was 5-0 with a 1.27 ERA (five earned runs in 35.1 innings) that month...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List with a left oblique strain on June 29th, retroactive to June 26th...Was activated July 13th...Was selected to his fifth All-Star Game at Atlanta, but did not pitch because he was on the Disabled List...Matched his career-high with 17 strikeouts on May 6th vs. Tampa Bay, but lost, 1-0, to Steve Trachsel...In his next start, he notched 15 strikeouts on May 12th at Baltimore...His 32 strikeouts in two consecutive starts tied the American League record (Tiant, Nolan Ryan and Randy Johnson)...Shared AL Player of the Week honors with Cleveland's Manny Ramirez for the week for July 17th-July 23rd...Went 2-0 with a 0.53 ERA (one earned run in 17.0 innings)...Tossed his third career one-hitter in an 8-0 win on August 29th at Tampa Bay...Compiled a 21.2 consecutive scoreless innings streak from August 24th-September 4th. 1999 Unanimous pick for the AL Cy Young Award and finished second in the Most Valuable Player balloting to Texas' Ivan Rodriguez...Won the pitcher's Triple Crown as he led the American League in wins, ERA and strikeouts...Started, was the winning pitcher and earned MVP honors at the All-Star Game played at Fenway Park...Fanned the first four batters he faced (Barry Larkin, Larry Walker,Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa), after Matt Williams reached on an error, he struck out Jeff Bagwell...Named the Major League Player of the Year by the Associated Press...Selected to The Sporting News AL All-Star team...Struck out a career-high 313 batters...Fanned 10 or more batters in seven straight starts from April 15th-May 23rd...Had 84 strikeouts in those contests...Struck out Toronto's Carlos Delgado for his 300th strikeout of the season on September 21st...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List with a sore right shoulder on July 24th...Activated August 3rd...Named the American League Pitcher of the Month in April, May and June to become the first player ever to win the award three months in a row....Went 4-1 with a 2.21 ERA in five April starts, 6-0 with a 1.84 ERA in six starts in May and 4-1 with a 2.25 ERA in June...Was also honored as the AL Pitcher of the Month in September after going 4-0 with a 0.88 ERA in five starts with 70 strikeouts in 41.0 innings...Was 2-0 and did not allow a run in 17.0 innings in three post-season games, two starts in the ALDS vs. Cleveland and ALCS vs. New York...Won the decisive Game Five of the ALDS at Cleveland with 6.0 no-hit innings...Worked 7.0 shutout innings in the ALCS in Game Three vs. the Yankees at Fenway Park. 1998 Named to his third All- contest...Finished second in the Cy Young Award voting...Ranked second in the AL in ERA, strikeouts, strikeouts per nine innings (9.67), tied for fourth in wins, sixth in innings pitched and seventh in winning percentage (.731)...Beat every club in the American League at least once...Struck out Seattle's Dan Wilson for his 1,000th career strikeout...Earned a complete-game, 1-0, victory on July 15th vs. Cleveland...Named AL Player of the Week for the week of August 24th-August 30th, after going 2-0 with a 0.61 ERA (one earned run/14.2 innings)...Started and won Game One of the American League Division Series at Cleveland. 1997 Received 25 out of 28 first place votes to win his first Cy Young Award...Paced the majors with a 1.90 ERA, 13 complete games and a .184 opponents' batting average against...Also led the NL in 11.4 strikeouts per nine innings, and was fourth in innings pitched...Became the 14th pitcher and first Latino to top 300 strikeouts in the modern era...Named The Sporting News National League Pitcher of the Year...Earned his second All-Star Game berth...Pitched a perfect inning on July 8th at Cleveland...Had 18 games with 10 or more strikeouts, including 15 of his final 22 starts...Was the NL Pitcher of the Month for August, after posting a 4-1 mark with a 1.09 ERA (six earned runs in 49.1 innings). 1996 Named to his first All-Star team...Pitched 1.0 inning of the July 9th game at Philadelphia...Threw a two-hitter to beat the Mets in Game One of a doubleheader on May 1st at Shea...Had a no-hitter for 6.1 innings...Faced his brother, Ramon, and the Dodgers on August 29th at Olympic Stadium...It was the sixth time in major league history that two brothers started against one another. 1995 Finished fifth in the National League in victories and strikeouts, third in batting average against (.227) and ranked 10th in innings pitched...Threw 9.0 perfect innings on June 3rd at San Diego...He lost his bid for perfection when Bip Roberts led off the 10th inning with a double...The game had been scoreless through nine innings, but the Expos took a 1-0 lead in the top of the 10th. 1994 Was fifth in the NL in strikeouts and innings pitched...On April 13th, he took a perfect game into the eighth inning when he hit Reggie Sanders with a pitch...Had his no-hitter broken up in the ninth inning when Brian Dorsett led off with a single...Collected his first major league hit, a three-run triple, off Denny Neagle on May 22nd vs. Pittsburgh in a 3-2 triumph...Earned a save in his lone relief appearance, recording the last two outs in a 10-9 victory on June 1st at Cincinnati...Hurled his first career complete-game shutout on June 9th vs. the Mets...His three-hitter beat Dwight Gooden, 9-0. 1993 Set a club rookie appearance record for the Dodgers with 65 outings...Led the NL with 10 relief wins...Tied for third among NL rookies in victories and ranked third among major league rookies in strikeouts...Relieved his brother Ramon on April 11th at Atlanta marking the first time two brothers pitched for the same team in the same game since Mickey and the late Rick Mahler for Atlanta on September 25, 1979...Earned his first major league win on May 5th in relief vs. the Mets at Los Angeles in a 6-5 triumph. 1992 Made his first major league start on September 30th at Cincinnati...At age 20, he was the youngest player to appear in the majors that season...Following the season he underwent surgery on his left shoulder...The procedure (anterior capsulolabral reconstruction) was performed on October 20th by Dr. Frank Jobe.