Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Physical final step for Pedro Martinez to join Phils

By Todd Zolecki

The only thing standing between Pedro and the Phillies is a physical.

A baseball source said Monday that Pedro Martinez will arrive in Philadelphia from the Dominican Republic on Monday night. He is scheduled to take a physical Tuesday morning. If he passes the physical, he could be introduced at a news conference Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park.

Martinez, 37, has not pitched in the Majors since last season, when he went 5-6 with a 5.61 ERA with the Mets. But Martinez impressed Phillies scouts last week during two simulated games at the team's baseball academy in the Dominican.

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