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Mets announce injured Pedro won't pitch in postseason

Updated: September 29, 2006, 11:01 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Pedro Martinez's injury-plagued season came to an end -- less than a week short of the playoffs.

The New York Mets learned Thursday that their ace is done for the year with a torn tendon in his left calf muscle.

Instead of pitching Game 1 in next week's NL division series, Martinez will be in the early days of a four- to six-week recovery period. While surgery won't be necessary, there's no chance of the three-time Cy Young Award winner pitching again in 2006, even ...

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