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Observers still awestruck by Pedro Martinez’s performance

PEDRO’S CONQUERED TERRITORY, USA -- It is the sober light of the Day After. You are David Cone. You have been quoted as speaking of the Friday night Pedro Martinez performance in apocalyptic terms. You have now had the benefit of a good night’s sleep. Like members of Congress, who are permitted to alter remarks to their satisfaction before they are committed to history in the Congressional Record, you are now being offered an opportunity to rethink, or, as Roger Clemens would say, to ``re-correct’’ yourself for the official Baseball Record.

That said, David Cone, what is your final and unalterable reflection on Pedro’s one-hit, 17-strikeout embarrassment of the Yankees?

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