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Pedro Martinez is scheduled to make his second rehab start of the season for the Gulf Coast Mets. Facing the Gulf Coast Dodgers, Pedro hopes to continue to shake the rust and improve from his first outing, which was last Wednesday, with the St. Lucie Mets. Here, he gave up five runs in three innings. The game is scheduled to start at noon today, and will be moved from the normal “back field” that GCL teams play on to Tradition Field, in Port St. Lucie, where Mets fans in Florida can catch a glimpse of Pedro.

Pedro can give up all the runs in the world right now. With rehab starts, it’s more important that Pedro throws pain free and has no mechanical issues. The velocity and location will come with the more he throws. After his first start, Pedro was quoted as saying:

“I felt great,” Martinez said. “My arm, my body is recovering good. Making adjustments will take me a little while. I haven’t pitched in so long.”

Hopefully the progress continues. The Mets still hope to have Pedro back by the end of August. They will be relying on him to find his old form and lead the Mets to the playoffs. I just hope the Mets aren’t expecting too much.

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