Pedro Martinez Among Participants In Red Sox’s ‘Baseball Winter Weekend’

by NESN Staff

January 13, 2017

If you’re heading to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Jan. 21, you might see a current or former Boston Red Sox there.

The Red Sox will hold their annual “Baseball Winter Weekend” Jan. 20-22, and panel discussions will headline festivities on the 21st, with current Boston players Mookie Betts, David Price and Rick Porcello in attendance, as well as legends Wade Boggs, Pedro Martinez and Jason Varitek.

Here’s a rundown of the panels scheduled for that Saturday. (Note: All times are Eastern)

— ?Wally?s Making Books Come Alive,” 9 a.m.
— ?Memories of 2007,? 10:15 a.m. (John Farrell, Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield)
— ?Call to the Hall,” 10:45 a.m. (Wade Boggs, Dennis Eckersley, Carlton Fisk and Jim Rice)
— ?Cy Young Award Winners,” noon (Dennis Eckersley, Pedro Martinez, David Price and Rick Porcello)
—  “Red Sox Game Show,” 2:30 p.m. (Matt Barnes, Mookie Betts, Deven Marrero, Blake Swihart and Chris Young vs. Ruben Amaro Jr., Gary DiSarcina, Dana LeVangie, Victor Rodriguez and Carl Willis)
— ?Kids Press Conference,? 4:15 p.m. (Andrew Benintendi, Xander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr., Craig Kimbrel and Chris Sale)

?We are grateful to the fans who have made this event a success,? Red Sox president Sam Kennedy said in a team-issued statement. ?Three years ago, we set out to create an environment that helped foster player-fan interaction during the offseason, and we are pleased to once again host this fun convention just a few weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training.?

You can find our more information about the star-studded weekend here.

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Oct 2, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez shares a laugh with designated hitter David Ortiz (34) prior to a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
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