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.
Wonder if Francois Hollande is going to eat at both of the dinners he’s hosting separately in Paris tonight for Obama and Putin. The food is pretty good at Elysee Palace, one person’s opinion notwithstanding, and France’s president doesn’t look like he’s wrestling with a diet.
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.
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.
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.