Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy is probably going to get traded in the next three days. that is, if you believe Peavy. And honestly, there are a lot of fanbases out there that want nothing to do with Peavy, damning his contract and injury history. But would Peavy be a huge upgrade for a team looking for starting pitching, or would he be a waste of resources? 2012 was the first season since 2008 that Peavy made at least 20 starts or threw more than 120 innings. Injuries have wrecked the 32-year old's promising career, and many people forget just how good he was with the Padres. While Peavy has dealt with injury issues in recent years, he only had one major arm surgery. In 2010, Peavy had surgery to repair a detached lat, which ended his season. In 2011, he started the year on the DL with tendonitis in his rotator cuff (likely connected to that lat surgery). Since coming off of the DL in May of 2011, Peavy has had just two short DL stints: one for a strained groin t...
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