A game for the ages for an 'old goat'

Pedro Martinez was brilliant for seven innings in NLCS Game 2 loss to L.A.

Originally Published: October 16, 2009
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

LOS ANGELES -- In one corner of the visiting clubhouse at Dodger Stadium, Pedro Martinez meticulously packed his toiletries into a Versace Dopp kit that he had placed onto to his lap. Sheepishly, Dominican Phillies rookie Antonio Bastardo approached Martinez who had been recounting -- with teammates, reporters, clubhouse attendants -- his seven shutout innings Friday against the Dodgers in Game 2 of the NLCS, a game he said likely would remain in his fondest memories for the rest of his life. ...

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