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Giants Rumors: Jake Peavy wants to pitch past this year

San Francisco Giants starter Jake Peavy will be a free agent after the 2014 season, but has expressed that he wants to continue pitching past this year. If he continues to pitch well for the Giants, there is a good possibility that the club will resign him next year.#455291556 / gettyimages.comPeavy came to the Giants from the Boston Red Sox in late July with a 4.72 ERA and a 1...
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Daily SP Rankings: Tuesday, Sep 16

We’re down to the final two weeks of the 2014 season and while I personally can’t wait for the offseason to begin (to enhance our offerings for 2015!) we still have daily baseball to cover! Here are Tuesday’s rankings: Nate Eovaldi will travel to Citi Field to take on the Mets. While “average” is about the nicest thing you can say about Eovaldi’s last two months of work...
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Jake Peavy’s acquisition Giant for San Francisco

San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean is known for his spectacular midseason moves that have yielded two championships in the last four years. He obtained two lower-profile players in Cody Ross in 2010 and Marco Scutaro in 2012 to make significant contributions toward becoming World Series champions. Could Jake Peavy be the 2014 version? “He’s been a godsend to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Jake Peavy Trade With Red Sox Paying Dividends For Giants Down Stretch

Same energy. Same character. Same passion. Different results. Jake Peavy has turned his season around since being traded from the Boston Red Sox to the San Francisco Giants shortly before the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. The veteran right-hander already has emerged as a leader with his new club, both on and off the field. “Not only has he thrown the ball great...
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Jake Peavy loses bat on swing, hits D-backs third baseman (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy lost the grip on his bat, sending it flying and hitting Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, while striking out during Thursday's game at AT&T Park.Lamb was playing on the edge of the infield grass to protect against a bunt with a Giants runner on third base. Peavy swung at a pitch low...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy On Keeping Them Guessing

When Jake Peavy came into the league, almost 85% of his pitches were either a fastball or slider. Now? “I throw just about every pitch in the book at this point,” the 33-year-old pitcher said. It’s all part of evolution — not only due to changes in his stuff and his mechanics, but also due […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite delay, Peavy pitches way to victory over Tigers

A pennant race can bring out the beast in players. Common sense dare not raise its hand to challenge the beast. In Friday night's and Saturday morning's 8-2 victory against the Tigers, the beast was Jake Peavy, more specifically, Peavy's desire to continue his job when common sense (and people who worry about his arm) might say he should have taken a seat. Staked to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy (SP, SF) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues ANALYSIS: Jake Peavy has been lights out recently. Including last night’s high quality  vs. the Tigers (6 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners, 3K), Peavy has allowed just 4 ER in his last 5 starts, totaling 34.2 IP, with a shiny 27:7 K:BB ratio. Peavy has completely turned his season […]
Via RotoBaller
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: Are the Giants done?

The San Francisco Giants have proved their buyers in 2014 with the acquisition of Jake Peavy but GM Brian Sabean still has work to do before the arrival of the July 31 trade deadline. Matt Cain’s third and likely final trip to the DL in 2014 made an upgrade to the starting rotation crucial and the Giants will count on Peavy being a serviceable fourth or fifth starter to anchor...
July 27, 2014  |  2 Comments

Giants acquire Jake Peavy from Red Sox

According to John Heyman of CBS sports has reported that the Red Sox have traded pitcher Jake Peavy to the Giants for minor league pitcher named at a later date.  The Giants have bolstered up their pitching rotation for the stretch run with and individual who has World Series experience.  Peavy earned that ring  just a year ago. peavy is 14-2 lifetime with 2.21 era (& .199...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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