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The Chicago White Sox have only the Houston Astros buffering them from the floor of the American League.
With a roster lacking talent, depth or potential the White Sox were sellers when the season began. Yet it is July 30 and the White Sox are talking about building their team around 32-year-old Jake Peavy.
Peavy is a fine pitcher when healthy. He no longer has the dominating stuff that landed him an NL Cy Young but when he is as good as anyone. This season Peavy has made 13 starts compiling a 4.28 ERA and 1.14 WHIP in the process.
He still is not the type of player a team builds around. Yes the talk from the White Sox was to drum up trade interest but they will show their true hand on Tuesday when they scratch the right hander from his scheduled start in Cleveland.
The White Sox are expected to call up Andre Rienzo to take Peavy’s turn in the rotation. Such a move will confirm to the baseball world that the White Sox never had plans to build around Peavy, as if everyone did not already know.
Peavy is signed though next season at a salary of $14.5 million.
The White Sox are more than a player away from being contenders, they are a whole team away.
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The Red Sox front office is smart. They have a significant amount of resources, and they use them well. In the trade announced late Tuesday night, in which they sent Jose Iglesias to Detroit in a three-way deal for Jake Peavy, Boston used those resources well.
Within a very deep farm system, the Red Sox have a strength at shortstop. Jose Iglesias was producing well in...
Jake Peavy has been on the trade block and it looks like the White Sox have finally dealt him. See who is involved in the deal.
UPDATE: Multiple writers are reporting the Diamondbacks are not yet over Peavy. It almost seems as though they’ve re-entered the race late and are the one team the Peavy news is now revolving around.
Despite many rumors and counter rumors in the last few weeks, Bob Nightengale of USA Today is reporting the Diamondbacks are “no longer” in the Jake Peavy sweepstakes.
The Red Sox have announced a three-team trade with the Tigers and White Sox that will send right-handers Jake Peavy and Brayan Villarreal to Boston and shortstop Jose Iglesias to Detroit. The White Sox will receive outfield prospect Avisail Garcia as well as minor league right handers J.B. Wendelken and Francellis Montas and shortstop Cleuluis Rondon. - MLBTradeRumorsThis is...
As the deadline nears we knew the Red Sox had to make a move to bolster their rotation as the uncertainity with Clay Buchholz moving forward. The Red Sox struck gold by adding Jake Peavy from the Whitesox in a three team deal which also included the Detroit Tigers. Peavy is signed through the 2014 season and will make 14.5 million for that season. Some inital notes is there will...
Jake Peavy seems destined to be traded prior to Wednesday’s trade deadline. While Atlanta, St. Louis, Boston and others have all been mentioned as landing locations for the right hander the Oakland Athletics are now seen as the favorites to land him.
Multiple sources have speculated that the Athletics are close to acquiring Peavy from the Chicago White Sox.
While the A’s are...
So much for Chicago building around Peavy.
After scratching him from tonight's game, the Chicago White Sox send Jake Peavy to Boston in a three-team deal. In return, they recieve outfield prospect Avisail Garcia from the Tigers. Detroit also sends reliever Brayan Villareval to Boston and they recieve Jose Iglesias from Boston. Details of a completed deal has been initally reported...
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The Boston Red Sox made a move to acquire former Cy Young winner Jake Peavy at the trade deadline–a starter who has seen his better days. The question remains as to Peavy’s ability to replicate the productive season he had in 2012.
In a three team deal that involved the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers, Boston gave up the favorite for American League Rookie...
Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz didn't hesitate when asked what he remembered most about newly acquired right-hander Jake Peavy.
Nearly seven years ago, the 37-year old Ortiz was in Japan with a group of major-league stars. He watched Peavy throw in the bullpen and told him he would win the Cy Young Award.
A year later, he was correct.
The Red Sox acquired the 2007 NL...
The Boston Red Sox have acquired starting pitcher Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox in a three-team deal involving the Detroit Tigers. The Red Sox sent infielder Jose Iglesias to Detroit in the deal while Chicago received Detroit’s top prospect, Avisail Garcia. Peavy on the season, was 8-4 with a 4.28 ERA for the [...]
Jake Peavy to Red Sox-Jose Iglesias to Tigers-Avisail Garcia to White Sox
Jake Peavy was finally dealt Tuesday night (pending medicals). Boston is obviously worried about their rotation depth, due to Clay Bucholz’s current ailments. Peavy hasn’t been as effective this season as he was earlier in his career and he always carries an injury risk. With that being said, Peavy’s...
Over the weekend, professional rumor starters, a.k.a. reporters, said that the A’s had emerged as the front runners in a field that includes other postseason hopefuls, the Red Sox, Orioles, Dodgers and Cardinals, to land Jake Peavy, one of the top starting pitchers on this year’s trade market.
It makes sense for the A’s—adding a veteran pitcher to the rotation, that is....
CSN Chicago is reporting that Jake Peavy was pulled from his start tonight with the Chicago White Sox. It doesn't necessarily mean that he is coming to Boston, but we can't rule that out yet.
Also, the Sox are still the biggest player in the Cliff Lee sweepstakes. We already know Bogaerts won't be dealt and no other names have been thrown out in the talks.
So, the Phillies blew an opportunity. The Boston Red Sox, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, gave acquired starting pitcher Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox. Heyman says that shortstop Jose Iglesias is included in the deal. This could mean highly touted prospect Xander Bogaerts will be called up...
The Detroit Tigers guarded against the expected suspension of their
shortstop, Jhonny Peralta, by adding a gifted young replacement,
Jose Iglesias. Call it the Jake Peavy trade. Or call it Biogenesis
Trade I. Biogenesis Trade II is expected Wednesday.