pedro martinez

1996 -- Montreal Expos


1996 Game Log

Date  Opponent      Score  S/R  Dec.   IP   H  R ER BB   K   ERA   AB  R  H  AVG PO  A  E


Finished 13-10, 3.70 (89 ER, 216.2 IP).

3rd in the NL w/222 strikeouts & tied for 2nd w/9.2 strikeouts per 9 innings.

Held RH to .213 BA, 5th in the NL; 7th in NL w/.232 opps. BA against.

Led NL with 16 sacrifice bunts.

Selected to NL All-Star team -- Allowed hits to Kenny Lofton and Roberto Alomar in the 6th inning, while striking out Albert Belle in 1 inning.

Held Mets to 2 hits in 1st game of May 1 double-header, losing bid for no-hitter with one out in the 7th inning.

Ejected in last start of season September 24 at Philadelphia after he charged opposing pitcher Mike Williams after two straight pitches sailed behind him. Was suspended for 8 games.

Hit only 3 batters after hitting 11 in both 1994-95.

Pitched into the 7th inning in 14 of his last 20 GS, 21 starts total.

Had 10 strikeouts or more in 6 starts.

Won 5 straight decisions April 20-May 22 improving his record to 5-1.

Was 7-3, 3.65 ERA before the All-Star break -- 6-7, 3.75 in the 2nd half.

Struck out 12 Dodgers August 29 at Mont. & came out with a 2-1 loss against his brother Ramon -- 6th time in major league history that brothers started against one another.

Expos were 19-14 in his 33 starts, scoring a total of 166 runs in support (5 runs per start).

Was 4-6 in one-run decisions. Was 11-4 when Expos scored 4 runs or more.

Expos scored a total of 22 runs in his 10 losses (2.2 runs/defeat).

4-3 after an Expos loss.

Selected to play with group of major league All-Stars who toured Japan in November.