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A bit of Pedro rubs off on Rubby

Updated: January 11, 2013, 10:38 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

Is it possible that Pedro Martinez is the gift that keeps on giving to the Boston Red Sox? If so, the Dodgers might one day regret trading away Rubby De La Rosa the way they rued trading Martinez 21 years ago.

Martinez is retired, of course, but it turns out he left his mark on De La Rosa, the right-handed pitching prospect the Red Sox acquired as part of August's megatrade with the Los Angeles Dodgers. De La Rosa, who grew up in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, has known ...

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