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Pedro Martinez is congratulated by catcher Paul Lo Duca after getting his 3,000th strikeout. (Tom Uhlman/AP)
Pedro returns, gets the strikeout
Though more attention focused on his return to the Mets rotation than on his career strikeout total, Pedro Martinez added his name to a list of elite pitchers on Sept. 3, 2007, when he fanned Aaron Harang to become the 15th man in Major League history to strike out 3,000 batters. Full story >
Pedro a wonder to behold
By reaching 3,000 strikeouts, Pedro Martinez joined a baseball fraternity more exclusive than those for 3,000 hits, 500 homers, 600 stolen bases or even 300 wins. Full story >

Rank - PlayerTotalYears
1. Nolan Ryan 5,71427
2. Roger Clemens4,66824
3. Randy Johnson4,61620
4. Steve Carlton4,13624
5. Bert Blyleven3,70122
Rank - PlayerTotalYears
6. Tom Seaver3,64020
7. Don Sutton3,57423
8. Gaylord Perry3,53422
9. Walter Johnson3,50921
10. Phil Niekro3,34224
Rank - PlayerTotalYears
11. Greg Maddux 3,25222
12. Ferguson Jenkins3,19219
13. Bob Gibson3,11717
14. Curt Schilling3,09420
15. Pedro Martinez3,00216
Legend keeps growing
Pedro Martinez's 3,000th will be historic because only 14 others have reached it. Full story >
Pedro sharp in rehab
Pedro Martinez continued to edge closer to a return to the Mets on Monday night. Full story >
Pedro Martinez Archives & News
Pedro makes progress in third start
Notes: Mets not rushing Pedro back
Pedro making progress on the mound
Pedro roughed up in rehab start
Simulated game a positive for Pedro

Pedro Martinez player photo gallery

Pedro Martinez career gallery
Pedro gets No. 3,000
Pedro Martinez becomes the 15th pitcher in MLB history to strike out 3,000. 400K

Pedro gets 200th win
Pedro Martinez pitches 6 2/3 innings en route to his 200th career victory. 400K
• Pedro strikes out 10 400K
• H.R. and Omar Minaya discuss Pedro 400K
• Pedro's Mets debut 400K
• 2003 ALCS vs. Yankees 400K
• Five Ks in '99 All-Star Game 400K