Pedro Martinez, a three-time Cy Young Award winner who helped the Boston Red Sox end an 86-year World Series drought, rejoined the organization as a special assistant to General Manager Ben Cherington.
The New York Mets sent R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in a seven-player swap, trading away the National League’s reigning Cy Young Award winner one year after parting ways with batting champion Jose Reyes.
Peru, where companies such as Newmont Mining Corp. and Xstrata Plc plan new mines, will remain as competitive as neighboring Chile even as President Ollanta Humala boosts taxes, the Andean country’s mining group said.
Justin Verlander had 14 strikeouts in leading the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 win against the New York Yankees. It was the most in a game against the Yankees since Pedro Martinez fanned 19 batters in 1999.