Pedro struggles in 5th in 2nd rehab turn

Updated: August 1, 2009, 10:21 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Pedro Martinez allowed five runs -- four earned -- and three hits in five innings of a rehab start Friday night for the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Philadelphia Phillies' top minor league affiliate.

Using a fastball that reached 93 mph on the stadium radar gun and an effective changeup, Martinez breezed through four innings against the Columbus Clippers, allowing only one run. He then gave up four more in a 35-pitch fifth.

"To me, it felt great," he said. ...

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