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 league rehabilitation appearance could rejoin the Sox on Sunday — three days before the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline.
When asked Tuesday night why he no longer would require a stint in the minors for his rehabbing right shoulder Crain smiled "I don't know. I'm sure you know of a reason."
The Red Sox Braves Dodgers Reds and Diamondbacks —all exploring relief help — are expected to have scouts at U.S. Cellular Field throughout the weekend to watch Peavy and now Crain who said his shoulder felt fine during a 33-pitch bullpen session.
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