"There are a lot of people who love me in Boston and I know that right now they must be crying. I tried. I offered my heart, my soul, to stay in Boston. Things could not work out the way we wanted them to. But in reality it's no one's fault. God simply wanted this to be my destiny right now."
-- Another Amazin' Speech from Pedro
ESPN Reports: In the end, respect is defined as money for Pedro Martinez. Oh, he might have felt Red Sox owner John Henry and president Larry Lucchino dissed him because they did not immediately give him what he believes he is worth. But in the end, they scraped and bowed and gave him the perks he requested, all proof he is different from the other players on the Red Sox.