rookies and cream wrote:After reading the article, this appears to be pure speculation on the part of the writer. I mean, he writes "The discussion might include discussion of free agent Pedro Martinez as an option at closer. La Russa suggested in November that the club should expand its consideration to include veteran starting pitchers."
Last I heard, Pedro was throwing around 90 mph. Now that may have changed and I guess it better as hell have no chase closing at that velocity.