Veteran pitcher Jake Peavy made his 30th start of the season on Friday, continuing to show some
inconsistencies as of late, as the Angels beat him 6-2 in Anaheim. As it lines up right now, Peavy will make two more regular-season starts for the Sox, with the hope of
pitching into the postseason. But it is now looking like they will be the final two regular-season starts
that Peavy will make in a Sox uniform. The right-hander had been informed that the team was not picking up the $22 million club option for next
season, and while it wasn't surprised by it at all, it again gave him something to think about moving
forward into the offseason. "I get it," Peavy said. "But (the contract) is not in the forefront of my mind at all. There's nothing
that I'm worried about other than trying to get this team in the playoffs. I wouldn't even know where to
start with finances and how any of that works out. This will be my first time in this position, but...