The Tigers have added the son of a Hall of Famer to the organization as they begin to rebuild. According to Baseball America's Ben Badler, the Tigers have signed Dominican infielder Pedro Martinez Jr., son of the great Pedro Martinez, There's no word on Pedro Jr.'s signing bonus. Here is some video of Pedro Jr. taking batting practice with the Red Sox, his father's former team, back in June: Unlike his father, Pedro Jr. is a position player, not a pitcher. Last year, at the RBI World Series, he told MLB.com's Cody Pace he prefers to hit and looks up to Manny Ramirez. From Pace: "I don't really like pitching," he said. "I've been keeping up with the bat so far. I don't feel any need to change."
Tigers reportedly sign son of Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez, who is not a pitcher
CBS Sports | Sep 27