The New York Times has a rather fawning article today about Pedro Martinez’s return to Fenway with the Mets this week. An injured Pedro gave the Sox 6 hitless innings of relief to clinch the 1999 ALDS. Ba-DOOM ba-DOOM ba-DOOM. Be still my heart.

Even though Martínez spurned the Red Sox, at least he spurned them for another team that hates the Yankees. No matter what happened in the 1986 World Series, the Mets and the Red Sox are related in some distant way, bound by a common enemy. “I hope the people here are nice to him,” Ortiz said recently. “I really think they will be.”

I certainly wished for as much in my last Metro column. Still, I hope my boys in red can hand him an L tomorrow night.

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