Found July 23, 2013 on Tireball.com:
On Monday the Texas Rangers acquired Matt Garza from the Chicago Cubs, leaving Jake Peavy as the best available starting pitcher available. With little more than a week until Major League Baseball’s trade deadline teams are putting their best offers in for players like Peavy. Peavy, 32, is under contract through [...]
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

MLB Rumors: Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals after Jake Peavy

Jake Peavy has an extensive injury history, but when he’s healthy and on his game the Chicago White Sox right-hander can shut down opposing hitters. With the White Sox positioned as sellers this season, Peavy should be one of the pieces the team moves as baseball’s trade deadline approaches. And the two leading suitors for his services are starting to emerge. The Boston Red Sox...

Eight teams scouting Jake Peavy on Thursday

At least eight major league teams will have scouts in attendance for Jake Peavy’s start on Thursday against Detroit. According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Red Sox, Cardinals, Dodgers, Braves, Orioles, Reds and Rangers. It’s a tough matchup for the veteran right-hander but will provide interested teams a good look at Peavy against a quality lineup. Peavy, 32, has a 4.19 ERA...

Report: Boston Red Sox to scout White Sox P Jake Peavy

With the Major League Baseball trade deadline exactly one week away, the Boston Red Sox are stepping up their efforts to acquire some additional pitching for the stretch run. According to multiple reports, Boston will be sending a scout once again to watch Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy. Peavy, who is a three time All-Star, has been on the Red Sox radar for the past few weeks...

Red Sox will have scout in place to watch Jake Peavy on Thursday

The Red Sox will be represented for Jake Peavy's scheduled start on Thursday in Chicago against the Tigers. A baseball source told MassLive.com that the Red Sox wanted to see the White Sox right-hander pitch again after coming off the disabled list. Peavy made his first start since June 4 on Sunday tossing six innings against the Braves. He allowed four runs two earned. Peavy...

Diamondbacks to scout Jake Peavy this week?

No matter how many teams we keep hearing from the local media that the Diamondbacks have no interest in Jake Peavy, the rumor just won’t die. The latest report, from the Chicago Tribune, claims the Diamondbacks will scout Peavy’s Thursday start against the Tigers.

Red Sox will have scout in Chicago for Peavy, Jesse Crain

AP Photo/Reed Saxon Conor Frederick Contributing Writer According to Masslive.com, the Red Sox will have scouts at Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy's start on Thursday against the Detroit Tigers. This is only his second start since June 4th, as he has been out with a rib fracture, according to MassLive. The Red Sox will also want to see reliever Jessie Crain pitch, as...

White Sox Rumors: GM's prefer Jake Peavy to Matt Garza; Peavy drawing plenty of interest

The names that are dominating the starting pitching trade market right now are Matt Garza, Bud Norris and Ervin Santana, but another pitcher right now that is available is drawing a healthy amount of interest and some in the league believe he is the most valuable of the bunch. White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy is drawing interest from the Giants, Red Sox, Nationals, Rockies and others...

Jake Peavy Is Not Matt Garza, Might Be Better

On Monday, the Rangers gave up a pretty hefty haul to acquire the rights to Matt Garza. With so many teams out of the race not selling, the prices that the few teams giving up talent can charge is very high, and so despite Garza’s impending free agency, the Cubs did very well in their return for a few months of a good-not-great pitcher. With Garza off the market, the teams hunting...

Red Sox rumors: Jake Peavy for Will Middlebrooks deal has been discussed

With Clay Buchholz's injury keeping him out for longer than expected, the Boston Red Sox are looking for reinforcements.  They want to maintain their hold on first place, and they are willing to make trades to do so.  One such trade that has been discussed is a deal that would send Will Middlebrooks to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for Jake Peavy. Scott Merkin of...

Red Sox sending scout to watch Jake Peavy

The Boston Red Sox are sending a scout to watch White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy on Thursday when he pitches against the Detroit Tigers. Peter Gammons of MLB.com reports that the Red Sox also had a scout in attendance when he made his return from a rib fracture on Saturday. The veteran right-hander might be the best starting pitcher available leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade...

Red Sox Interested in Jake Peavy, Will Look to Strengthen Pitching As Trade Deadline Looms

The Red Sox are still hanging on to the top spot in the AL East, but with the trade deadline looming, Boston could make some moves to prepare for what will hopefully be a deep playoff run.  With Clay Buchholz likely not returning to the mound until September, and even more injuries in the bullpen, pitching will be a focal point during this upcoming week’s trade talks. Jake Peavy...

Scouts flocking to watch White Sox

Scouts are well aware White Sox starter Jake Peavy will pitch Thursday in what appears more than likely as a showcase outing against the Tigers who beat them 6-2 Tuesday night. And some of those evaluators for pitching-thirsty teams likely will stay through the weekend thanks to a sudden development. Reliever Jesse Crain whom manager Robin Ventura wanted to make at least one minor...

Ramirez, Peavy boost trade hopes for White Sox

Red-hot right-hander Matt Garza was close to going to the Rangers in a sizable deal Friday before a snag set the sides back, and word now is that the Cubs are looking at other possible landing spots as well for Garza, who is 5-0 with a 1.24 ERA over his last six starts and presumably coveted in a very thin pitchers' market. While Garza, who pitches again Monday for the Cubs...

Lobbying to Keep the Boys Together

I usually do not do this but I am taking a risk here. I do my best to keep my personal thoughts and all out of this blog but this is a different case. To Robin, Rick and the rest of the staff, Please take time and listen to the fans on this. The boys need to stay together, and help the young ones coming thought. I know that there are heaps of frustrations and all in this but,...

Sox Among Five Finalists For Miguel Gonzalez?

Gonzalez To Fenway?Based on the comments by Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino, the Red Sox seem very interested in signing 26-year old Cuban RHP Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez. Appearing on WEEI's Dennis & Callahan Morning Show, Lucchino stated that Boston is looking at Gonzalez "pretty hard". The auction price for the defector from Castro's "Socialist...
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.