Pedro Martinez

Giants’ great Juan Marichal, right, holds the Dominican Republic flag while fellow countryman Pedro Martinez waves to the crowd on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Martinez, Marichal steal Hall of Fame show

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a…


National Baseball Hall of Fame electees, from left,  Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are introduced during an awards ceremony at Doubleday Field on Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Mike Groll/AP)

Hall of Fame: Three aces and jack-of-all-trades

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at…


Matt York/AP File PhotoWith a menacing fastball and devastating slider

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK -- Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, a trio…