Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Jake Peavy to Red Sox-Jose Iglesias to Tigers-Avisail Garcia to White Sox Jake Peavy was finally dealt Tuesday night (pending medicals). Boston is obviously worried about their rotation depth, due to Clay Bucholz’s current ailments. Peavy hasn’t been as effective this season as he was earlier in his career and he always carries an injury risk. With that being said, Peavy’s skills seem mostly intact. He’s still striking out a little over eight batters per nine while walking only two per nine. Peavy has gotten a little unlucky with the long ball this season. His HR/FB rate currently sits at 13.1% in comparison with his career rate of 9.7%. Hopefully for Peavy this will regress a little bit. Boston got a quality arm without having to give up Jackie Bradley Jr. or any of their other top prospects. As long as Peavy can stay on the mound he should be a quality option for the Red Sox and your fantasy squad.  Be on the lookout for Xander Bogaerts as well. Bogaerts has been absolutely demolishing
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