Pedro says Red Sox waited too long
NEW YORK -- Pedro Martinez considered the choices: stay with the World Series champion Boston Red Sox, sign with the NL champion St. Louis Cardinals or become the cornerstone of a reconstruction project with the New York Mets.
In the end, he chose the challenge.
Martinez formalized a $53 million, four-year contract with New York on Thursday and embraced the idea of helping rebuild a team that has fallen on hard times.
"This is a team that needs a little help. ...
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