Archive for the ‘Jake Peavy’ Category

Peavy May Not Be Traded After All

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

ESPN's Buster Olney - you know, the guy we've called a moron several times - is now reporting that the San Diego Padres are prepared to keep 2007 Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy if they can't get equal value in return for the right-hander. Um, duh. Kinda funny how we ...

Buster Olney Is Insane, Part III

Friday, October 17th, 2008

For the third time in less than a year Buster Olney has taken to his ESPN flavored Word Pad and penned a long story about how Jake Peavy will be traded by the San Diego Padres. Last year he claimed the Padres were discussing a deal that would send Peavy ...

Buster Olney Is Insane, Part II

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Last year about this time I fired off a lengthy rant (it's what we do around here, you might have noticed the name of the blog up top there) about how Buster Olney frequently talks out of his ass. Another of his favorite pastimes is taking bits of information from ...

In Which Phillips and McD Weep Openly

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Sad news out of San Diego, baseball fans. Staff ace and resident grunter (seriously, listen to him pitch) Jake Peavy is going to miss his next start with "discomfort in his elbow." I mean, the Padres already suck so, better safe than sorry.But everyone knows this is how it all ...

Peavy, Padres Close To Extension

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

In a move that will probably shock most of baseball, the San Diego Padres and Jake Peavy are reportedly close on an extension that would keep the NL Cy Young Award winner with the organization through at least 2012. Peavy's agent, Barry Axelrod, stated the two parties are continuing negotiations ...

Buster Olney Is Insane

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

I have stated time and again that I love the offseason in baseball. I love all the crazy rumors, I love laughing at the bonehead deals GMs offer in an attempt to save their hides and I love the wild fan speculation as to what their team is actually going ...

Jake Peavy: One Filthy Alabamian

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

About a month ago it seemed like Brandon Webb was going to run away with his second straight National League Cy Young Award and in doing so, he'd carry his team to an NL West crown. The Diamondbacks were cruising as the Padres struggled to score runs to support their ...

Peavy Dominates, Becomes Padres All-Time Strikeout Leader

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Monday night against the first place Arizona Diamondbacks, Jake Peavy was flat-out filthy. He tossed seven innings, surrendered just three hits and one run (on a home run by Eric Byrnes) and struck out 11 while lowering his ERA to 2.18. Peavy also struck out seven straight at one point. ...