Jake Peavy pitched a complete game for Boston
on Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
(AP photo Marcio Jose Sanchez)
To be honest, the Dodgers didn’t really get a fair Jake in the Game Three finale of the weekend series out in Los Angeles.
Newly acquired hurler Jake Peavy was reminiscent of his 2007 Cy Young award-winning self Sunday night as he made his fifth start for the Sox and twirled eight innings of three-hit, one-run baseball, walking only one and striking out four in a 111-pitch, complete-game tour de force.
With the victory — his second complete game of the season — Peavy (10-5, 4.25 ERA) moves to 14-2 lifetime against the Dodgers, and 7-1 in 13 career starts at Dodger Stadium, while the Sox improve to 77-55 on the season.
It was the first series loss for Los Angeles since June, and the second consecutive series win for Boston since losing three in a row to Kansas City, Toronto and New York.
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