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Let’s Do Lunch

Posted By Alex Belth On November 17, 2004 @ 9:44 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

Pedro Martinez [1] met with George Steinbrenner [2] yesterday in Florida. It was only a matter of time, right? It is not clear if Martinez and Steinbrenner [3] are using each other to drive up Pedro’s price-tag or if he has a sincere interest in playing for the Yankees next year. Yankee officials are said not to be attracted to Martinez, but that’s never stopped Steinbrenner [4] before. The Yankees could also be engaging in talks with Martinez to influence a possible deal with Arizona for Randy Johnson. So much posturing and so much time…John Harper [5] has a good take on the story today in the Daily News.

Meanwhile, Gary Sheffield [6] made the front page of the local tabloids today. Man, just say the word scandal these days and you are bound to see R. Kelly’s [7] name attached to it.


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URLs in this post:

[1] Pedro Martinez: http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2004/11/17/into_the_bosss_office/

[2] George Steinbrenner: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/253547p-217063c.html

[3] Martinez and Steinbrenner: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/17/sports/baseball/17yanks.html?oref=login

[4] Steinbrenner: http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/columns/story?columnist=olney_buster&id=1924287

[5] John Harper: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/253549p-217068c.html

[6] Gary Sheffield: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/253598p-217051c.html

[7] R. Kelly’s: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spsheff174045055nov17,0,4952124.story?coll=ny-yankees-print

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