Pedro Martinez’s Take On MLB Ball Preparation Might Make You Chuckle

We know what you meant, Pedro


June 16, 2021

Pedro Martinez, like most baseball fans, has a take on Major League Baseball’s recent crackdown on pitchers using foreign substances while on the mound.

However, the way he delivered that take Tuesday night probably will make you laugh — at least a little bit.

(You can click here to watch Martinez deliver his stance on ball preparation.)

“Guess what? It’s my game, and I dictate how I want my balls to be rubbed up,” Martinez said on MLB Network. “And if you didn’t do a good job of rubbing the balls the way I wanted them and I didn’t feel like I was comfortable, I was gonna do whatever.”

We know what you meant, Pedro.

Given the heightened anxiety over this issue across baseball, let’s enjoy the moments of brief levity — intentional or otherwise.

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