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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
16 hours 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...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants complete three-game sweep of Diamondbacks

Jake Peavy won't pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend at AT&T Park, a bit of a shame considering he is 14-3 lifetime against them with a 2.28 ERA. But that doesn't mean the fiery right-hander will be idle after setting the tone with 52/3 innings of stingy pitching in a 6-2 Giants victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, framing the upcoming...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Complete Sweep, Look Towards Dodgers

Jake Peavy turned in another strong performance as the Giants completed the sweep of the Diamondbacks 6-2 on Thursday afternoon. San Francisco has now won nine in a row at home, 12 of their last 15, are 16 games over .500, and sit just two behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the West – with the Dodgers heading north at AT&T Park for a three-game set this weekend. The Giants...
Via BaySportsNet
3 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
3 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 Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy strikes out 8, pitches Giants past D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Biggest series of the season

Tomorrow, the Los Angeles Dodgers begin arguably the most pivotal series of the season. The Dodgers travel up the 5 and begin a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants starting Friday. As of Thursday morning, the Dodgers hold a 2.5 game lead over the Giants for first place in the National League West. The Dodgers are off Thursday, and the Giants play host to the Arizona...
Via isportsweb.com
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Thursday, Sep 11

Once again it’s our typical shortened MLB Thursday. Let’s take a look at how the day’s 20 probables shake down: Mike Fiers draws the Marlins, and the rankings love his strikeout potential plus a solid chance at the win at home against Nate Eovaldi. Jake Peavy will face the Diamondbacks, who have hit exactly 3 HR in the last two weeks as of Wednesday afternoon. Homers are Peavy’s...
Via Baseball Professor
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Has Jake Peavy been So Much Better with the Giants?

#454451038 / gettyimages.com Since coming to the Giants in the July 26st trade that sent Prospects Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree to the Red Sox Jake Peavy has been nothing but incredible. Team W L ERA FIP WHIP K/9 BB/9 AVG HR/FB BOS 1 9 4.72 4.80 1.43 7.26 3.34 .273 12.6% SFG 4 4 2.36 3.00 1.09 6.58 2.03 .240 3...
Via TopSportsReport
7 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
8 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy waits out delay, Giants beat Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run - even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes - and the San Francisco Giants routed the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Friday night. Pablo Sandoval homered for San Francisco, which is trying to chase down the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West. The Tigers fell two games behind...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy waits out delay, Giants beat Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run -- even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes -- and the San Francisco Giants routed the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Friday night. Pablo Sandoval homered for San Francisco, which is trying to chase down the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West. The Tigers fell two games behind...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy waits out delay, Giants beat Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run -- even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes -- and the San Francisco Giants routed the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Friday night. Pablo Sandoval homered for San Francisco, which is trying to chase down the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West. The Tigers fell two games behind...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy Takes No-Hitter Into Eighth Inning In Win Over Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO — Jake Peavy appreciated the effort of his defense. The Giants infielders were just as happy about his pitching. Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night. “I can’t say enough about the defense,” Peavy said. “It was a total team...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Peavy flirts with no-hitter in 3-1 win over Brewers

Jake Peavy appeared in three postseasons and a World Series. He made three All-Star teams. He played in a World Baseball Classic. He made 331 regular-season starts before Saturday, six of which were with the Giants. He had never pitched as many as seven hitless innings in his career. Then Saturday night happened. Peavy threw 7 1/3 hitless innings before yielding a broken-bat single...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy and Defense Shine In Giants’ 3-1 Win

Another exceptional starting pitching performance and several stellar defensive plays helped the Giants extend their win streak to a season-best five straight and beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night. Jake Peavy continued the dominance of the Giants’ rotation on Saturday night, and started out exceptionally strong, striking out six of his first nine batters. He finished...
Via BaySportsNet
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy takes no-hitter into 8th of Giants' 3-1 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night. The right-hander got the first out of the eighth on a nice backhand grab by third baseman Pablo Sandoval. Mark Reynolds fought off a 1-2 pitch and flared it just over the head of Joe...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants RHP Jake Peavy has no-hitter through 6

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants has a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. The right-hander has thrown 84 pitches, 53 for strikes. He has walked three and struck out seven Saturday night. The Giants lead 3-0. Peavy, acquired from Boston last month, took a no-hitter into the seventh inning Aug. 2 at the New York Mets.
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yusmeiro Petit retires 46th straight to set MLB record

Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record Thursday by retiring 46 consecutive batters. Petit set down the first eight Colorado Rockies hitters he faced, setting the record by striking out Charlie Culberson. He broke the mark held by Mark Buehrle of 45 in a row for the Chicago White Sox in 2009. “I’m...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 3 Sleeper Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Pickups

3 Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Sleepers 1. Jake Peavy – San Francisco Giants (45% Owned) For the most part, Jake Peavy has been a tremendous disappointment this year as he has a 3-13 record with a 4.34 ERA. However, he has slowly gained confidence and pitched very well over his last 3 starts. During his last […]
Via RotoBaller
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy Thanks Red Sox Nation. In Tweets.

In case you missed it, the Peavs summed up his stay in Boston and thanked Red Sox Nation for their support in a series of tweets sent out yesterday. Here they are, in chronological order: 3 weeks late in doing this but as u all know life has been just a bit crazy! Boston, MA & #RedSoxNation: the words 'thank you' are simply — Jake Peavy (@JakePeavy_44) August 19, 2014...
Via Surviving Grady
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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