Martinez throws simulated game, to have bullpen session soon
ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Pedro Martinez threw 4 1/3 innings of a simulated game Monday and the Mets plan to have him throw a bullpen session Wednesday or Thursday in Atlanta.
Martinez, who has been out since straining his left hamstring April 1 in his only start of the season for New York, threw 77 pitches.
He previously threw 55 pitches in a simulated game on May 14.
Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press
MORE MLB HEADLINES
- Sandoval set for 'new challenge' in Boston
- Source: Lester, Giants will meet next week
- Reds hire Towers as special assistant to GM
- Stranded at third: Giants lose 3B coach, too
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
- Majestic Boys' New York Mets Game-winning Run Royal T-shirt