Today in sports history August 30, 2000. Pedro Martinez begins the game by throwing at Tampa Bay rays Gerald Williams which led to Williams charging the mound and a bench-clearing brawl. Pedro didn’t get ejected. Instead he he retired the next 24 batters and flirts with a no hitter. He finished the game allowing one hit in 9 innings and striking out 13.
Today in sports history August 30, 2000. Red Sox’s Pedro Martinez hits Devil Rays’ Gerald Williams who charges the mound. Is Pedro one of your favorite pitchers ever? ? @JustTalkPod pic.twitter.com/Clrf5yp64h
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