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Peavy powers Giants past D'Backs 2-1

There were three bits of soothing knowledge for the Giants on Tuesday. First, the Los Angeles Dodgers got smashed at Coors Field. Next, the Giants moved within three games in the NL West after subduing the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 2-1 victory. And finally, Jake Peavy, who used his fastball like a welding torch to bend the Diamondbacks to his will, can get started preparing for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy has funny quote about facing Dodgers

We’re just a couple weeks away from the postseason and the race for the NL West crown is heating up. As you can see below, the Giants are now just three games back of the Dodgers. Sure enough, on Monday, the Giants and Dodgers will begin a three-game series. As of now, Jake Peavy is slated to start the first game for the Giants. When asked about it, Peavy explained just how excited...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs' offensive woes continue against Giants' Peavy

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jake Peavy struck out eight and didn't walk a batter to win his third start in a row and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Thursday for their ninth straight home victory. Hunter Pence put the Giants ahead on a quirky RBI single in the first. Pence literally threw his bat at the ball, which hit the front corner of second base and skipped...
Via AP on Fox
6 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
6 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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