Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/30/13
As the deadline nears we knew the Red Sox had to make a move to bolster their rotation as the uncertainity with Clay Buchholz moving forward. The Red Sox struck gold by adding Jake Peavy from the Whitesox in a three team deal which also included the Detroit Tigers. Peavy is signed through the 2014 season and will make 14.5 million for that season. Some inital notes is there will be no salary relief in the deal and the Red Sox will pick up all of the remaining money on Peavy's contract.      Red Sox: The Red Sox got their starter in Peavy and didn't have to give up much as Iglesias was going to have to compete with Bogaerts and Middlebrooks for time in the future. Peavy also gives them protection in case the Buchholz injury is worse than predicted. The Red Sox also get that extra year of control for Peavy and he won't be gone at the end of year so it provided the Red Sox with options for the 2014 season as well. His record on the season is 8-4 with a 4.28 earned run average across 80...
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