While a 60 pitch inaugural outing for the brittle Martinez might have seemed excessive (particularly compared to Tom Glavine’s shorter stint on Wednesday, consider these remarks from the Mets’ rookie manager.

“He’s in great shape,” manager Willie Randolph said. “We’re not going to get crazy over pitch counts. He’s not going to break. He’ll be fine.”

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