PORTLAND, Maine — Former Boston Red Sox pitcher and Baseball Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez will be the featured guest at the 2018 Portland Sea Dogs Hot Stove Dinner and Silent Auction, which benefits the Maine Children’s Cancer Program. The event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 17,… Read More
    BOSTON — Right-hander Tyler Thornburg and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a $2.05 million, one-year contract that avoided arbitration and matched his 2017 salary. The 29-year-old missed last season with a right shoulder impingement after the Red Sox acquired him from Milwaukee on Dec. 6. Read More
    NEW YORK — The Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager, a person familiar with New York’s decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday night because the decision had not been announced by the… Read More
    Two weeks after helping the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, second baseman Jose Altuve was named American League MVP, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Thursday. In the National League, Giancarlo Stanton edged out Joey Votto in the fourth-closest balloting of all-time… Read More