By Jason Mastrodonato | [email protected] | Boston HeraldSeptember 21, 2019 at 3:26 pm Eleven years after throwing his final big league pitch, Pedro Martinez can’t help but wonder what it would be like to pitch in today’s game. The strikeouts “don’t really matter,” he said. The baseballs are flying out of the park. The information is overwhelming. Players have notecards on their wrists, in their pockets and on top of their heads. “We’re seeing a lot of statistics in their hats,” Martinez said in a sit-down with the Herald at Fenway Park this week. “Back in my day you had to pretty much memorize it or do it on your own whenever you felt like.” But the biggest difference Martinez notices, the one that makes him wonder if he’d be able to survive as a modern day big leaguer, is the cell phones. Everybody in the park has one. Most of them will point it at the field at some point during the game. They’ll post about it on social media. Any interesting quotes from players or managers or front office executives can reach fans from New York to California, Europe to Asia in a matter of seconds after they’re… Read full this story
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