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Pedro Martinez to join TBS for MLB postseason

On the occasions when Pedro Martinez makes an electronic media appearance — popping in with Joe Castiglione and friends on WEEI’s radio broadcast, or, as happened Tuesday, sitting in with Don Orsillo and novice color analyst Derek Lowe on NESN for an inning or two — the feeling is always the same after it’s over.

Why doesn’t Martinez — candid, current, off-the-charts charismatic, as accomplished as any contemporary player, and master of a dry, nuanced sense of humor in his second language — do this more often?

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