Pedro gone…

From the Boston Herald:

Sources say Pedro is gone: ANAHEIM -- After weeks of negotiations, all indications today pointed to Pedro Martinez ending his career as a Red Sox and accepting a four-year offer from the New York Mets, the Herald learned. According to sources, Red Sox officials were awaiting official word this afternoon that Martinez had accepted the offer to New York.

From the front page of

BREAKING NEWS: WBZ radio is reporting that it appears Pedro Martinez will be leaving the Red Sox to take a four-year, $50 million deal with the New York Mets. Nothing is official and neither the Red Sox or the Mets have made an announcement. -- Developing

Random Quote

You guys called us old, over. I read some of your pathetic articles and some of your lousy analysis. It’s opinion and obviously you don’t know what drives us. We thank y’all for those articles, appreciate it because it lit a fire under us. One of the hardest things I’ve always said in this league is to create chemistry.

— Kevin Garnett, 4/18/12