Pedro to face Astros' Oswalt in first start at Shea since surgery

Updated: September 8, 2007, 5:30 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Pedro Martinez clowned around with Mets closer Billy Wagner about his Texas Longhorns hat and offered some sunglasses to any of his teammates that would listen.

Expect a slightly different attitude Sunday when he makes takes the mound at Shea Stadium for the first time since he had major shoulder surgery in October.

"I'm more confident every time I take the ball, but I'm going to still have to be cautious,'' Martinez said Saturday. "I can't go crazy out there like ...

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