Batters beware: Pedro-Smoltz II

Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz meet up again on Tuesday in what will certainly be a must-see event.

Originally Published: April 26, 2005
By Bob Klapisch | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK – Want to know how April can turn into October? All it takes is a collision of the galaxies – or, in baseball's street language, unleashing heat against heat.

In other words, let Pedro Martinez go one-on-one against John Smoltz, sit back and forget the season is too young for all this adrenaline. With two future Hall of Famers facing each other at Shea tonight, it's impossible not to feel a little breathless. Even the stoic Bobby Cox likens the matchup to "Koufax against ...

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