BRAD PEACOCK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ready to Spread His Feathers

Albert Einstein famously said that the definition of insanity was doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. One could certainly define the first nine games Houston's Brad Peacock made last season for the Astros in such a way. In those nine games, Peacock started five times while working four out of the bullpen. He pitched just 29 innings,...
Via Rotowire
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Peacock could show bright colors

Curiosity is a wonderful thing. This time of year, like everyone else, I spend a lot of time looking at mlbtraderumors.com to see what is going on in the baseball world. A little blip about Brad Peacock in a recent post caught my eye and made me curious. The little blip said the following:"Jason Collette of Fangraphs examined the transformation that Astros righty Brad...
Via The Flagrant Fan
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros sweep Mariners behind strong performance from Brad Peacock

The Astros get their first day off in almost three weeks on Thursday. The way things have been going though Houston might rather stay in Seattle and keep playing. The Astros swept their final series of the season against the Mariners with a 5-1 victory on Wednesday night at Safeco Field. The Astros head back to Houston after a 4-3 swing through Oakland and Seattle marking just their...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Peacock sharp in Astros' 3-2 win over A's

Jose Altuve had two hits and drove in a run to back a stellar outing by Brad Peacock, and the Houston Astros beat Oakland 3-2 on Thursday night to knock the Athletics out of first place in the AL West. Trevor Crowe singled, doubled and scored to help the Astros to their third win in the last four games against their division rivals. Oakland had won 11 of the first 12 meetings between...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros' Peacock struggles in 7-1 loss to Mariners

Brad Peacock had been solid for the Houston Astros since returning from Triple-A early this month. He couldn't continue that success on Friday night against Seattle and the Astros lost 7-1 to the Mariners. Peacock (3-5) had a 2.88 ERA with 25 strikeouts in his previous four starts this month, but was tagged for seven hits and five runs in 4 2-3 innings. ''I felt like...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Umpire Nails Astros Pitcher Brad Peacock With Throw Back to Mound (Video)

Welcome to today’s edition of “Only the Astros.” A month after a distracted Jarred Cosart took a ball off the face from his own catcher, Houston found another one of its pitchers caught in the line of fire. This time, it was the umpire supplying the embarrassment, as a toss back to the mound by home plate ump Paul Schrieber on Friday smacked Astros starter Brad Peacock right...
Via NESN.com
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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Astros pitcher hit in chest by umpire's throw

Your browser does not support iframes. Houston Astros pitcher Brad Peacock was accidentally hit in the chest by a ball tossed by home plate umpire Paul Schrieber during Friday night's game in Anaheim. It happened in the fifth inning with two outs after Peacock made his first pitch to Los Angeles Angels batter Peter Bourjos, which was bunted foul. While catcher Jason Castro...
Via Holdout Sports
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Peacock to start for Astros on Sunday

The Houston Astros will recall right-hander Brad Peacock from Triple-A Oklahoma City to start Sunday's series finale with the Minnesota Twins. Peacock is 6-2 with a 2.73 ERA in the minors. The Astros need him after Dallas Keuchel, Sunday's originally scheduled starter, pitched in a 13-inning loss to Minnesota on Saturday night. Manager Bo Porter could have started Lucas...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Recall RHP Brad Peacock From Oklahoma City

The Houston Astros have recalled right-handed starter Brad Peacock who had been pitching for their Triple-A Oklahoma City club. Peacock takes the roster spot that was vacated when the Astros decided to option Robbie Grossman Monday. Peacock has struggled brutally after his demotion earlier this May, having pitched 21 1/3 innings while putting up an ugly 4.98 earned run average. The...
Via FF Locker Room
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Brad Peacock: 2012 Fantasy Sleeper

As a National, Brad Peacock was on the outside looking in. His talent was never in doubt, but no one could be sure whether he’d be a member of the Washington rotation out of camp or how long it would take once the season got underway. As an Athletic, Peacock is assured a rotation spot. That’s what happens when a rotation is left without its top four options (Brad Anderson, Dallas...
Via Baseball Professor
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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