In an interview with the Associated Press, Pedro Martinez virtually ruled out a return to the major leagues and said he will likely retire.
Joe Brescia of The New York Times writes that free agent Pedro Martinez is still interested in pitching for a contender this season.
The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo writes that "those in the know" think Pedro Martinez would come back to pitch the final couple months of the season "if it’s the right fit.’’
SI.com's Jon Heyman reports that Pedro Martinez has not been working out and will only come back in the second half, if at all.
Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald reports that Pedro Martinez is still weighing whether he wants to play in 2011.
Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes writes that there's only a "30 percent" chance that Pedro Martinez will make another comeback.
According to Christian Red of the New York Daily News, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. inquired about Pedro Martinez at last week's winter meetings.
Pedro Martinez trained Thursday with the Licey Tigers of the Domincan Winter League and expressed a desire to return to the major leagues.
Pedro Martinez says he plans on staying retired despite offers from several teams the past two weeks, according to the AP.
Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes reports that free agent right-hander Pedro Martinez will not pitch this season.
Agent Fernando Cuza told Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. on Tuesday that his client Pedro Martinez still hasn't thrown off a mound.
Without naming any specific players, Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said that he has inquired about free agent pitchers.
In contrast with an ESPN.com report, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. actually downplayed the possibility of signing Pedro Martinez when talking to reporters on Tuesday.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. confirmed that the team has had discussions with free agent right-hander Pedro Martinez about a comeback.