Pedro Martinez Worked Out For Rays, Cubs

8:03pm: Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that "a source close to Pedro Martinez indicated" that the Cubs have watched him throw as well. According to Cafardo, the source indicated that "both teams have begun to at least explore how much money it would take" to add Martinez to their rosters.

Carfardo adds that Martinez was throwing his fastball at around 94 mph.

7:32pm: Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times confirms that a Rays staffer watched Pedro throw 20 fastballs, but writes, "Word is that it is 'very unlikely' anything will come of it." Topkin adds that Pedro's workout "may have been as much about getting his name out there as anything."

5:23pm: Multiple news outlets are reporting that the Rays watched Pedro Martinez work out. MLBTR does not normally link to material on Listin Diario (Spanish) or Herald de Paris, but both suggest the Rays watched the free agent righty work out.

Michael Weber, a producer for WTSP 10 in St. Petersburg reports through Twitter that the Rays confirmed they had someone "watch Pedro" (Hat Tip: Rays Index).

Marc Lancaster of the Tampa Tribune writes: "I've heard that one of the Rays' officials in the Dominican who has known Pedro for a while just watched him work out, but it doesn't sound like the team expects anything to come of it."

Check out Rays Index for the full chronology and analysis.  My question: could Martinez perhaps contribute out of the bullpen?

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