NEW YORK (AP) — Pedro Martinez plans to stay retired despite offers the past two weeks from several teams. The three-time Cy Young Award winner says he turned them down but was flattered by the invitations.
Martinez signed with Philadelphia in July 2009. He went 5-1 with a 3.63 ERA in nine starts down the stretch and helped the Phillies reach the World Series.
The 38-year-old right-hander tells The Associated Press on Thursday he was "really happy" to receive the latest offers and calls them "very tempting." He did not say which teams pursued him.
Martinez says he will be spending the rest of the year with his kids and going on vacations. He was in New York for a promotional event with Gillette.
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Faith leaders and concerned San Diegans are gathering Friday night in San Ysidro for a major show of support for migrant families at the border.
A man suspected of threatening deadly violence while robbing three San Diego-area banks over the last two weeks was indicted by a grand jury Friday on a slate of federal charges.
On Friday, more pups across the country will join their masters at the office, gym and other businesses for the 20th annual Take Your Dog to Work Day.
There is controversy over a TIME Magazine cover showing a crying toddler superimposed next an image of President Trump.
Hoover High School took a trip into the past by opening a time capsule from 1978. The capsule was dug up in a construction project several years before it was meant to be unearthed.
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A judge denied a motion to dismiss charges against a Rancho Bernardo man accused of drinking himself to sleep and passing out with a lit cigarette, causing a fire in his condominium that killed his two children.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris Friday toured the Otay Mesa Immigration and Detention Facility, where she visited migrant mothers who were separated from their children in what the California Democrat called "a crime against humanity being committed by the U.S. government."
On the first day of summer, the San Diego County Water Authority unveiled a new outreach program that highlights the value of safe and reliable water supplies for the region.