Found July 25, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Red Sox need to go get Jake Peavy. They have little other choice now. The prospect-laden Cardinals plus the always dangerous A's are thought by people familiar with the talks to be the other two main teams in a big mix for Peavy. But Boston needs Peavy more has an even better reserve of prospects from which to trade and is locked in just as tough a battle for the division crown as the other two teams if not tougher. Word is going around that the Red Sox are mulling over a play for a third baseman with rookie Jose Iglesias starting to come back to earth and they're always looking for bullpen help. But in a tight tough battle the best place to make a difference would be the rotation. And in a starting pitching market weaker than Anthony Weiner's excuses Peavy looks like the ace he can be. Yes I know Boston's starting crew has done a nice job. But they have to be worried about star right-hander Clay Buchholz the best starter in the league early. Buchholz was fin...
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