Chicago White Sox: Jake Peavy gets $29 million extension

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

The Chicago White Sox were busy on Tuesday, as they made several big personnel moves. They exercised the option on pitcher Gavin Floyd, while declining those on Kevin Youkilis and Brett Myers. But the big news came as they signed starting pitcher Jake Peavy to a two-year, $29 million extension. The ...

Chicago White Sox To Blow Up Team?

Monday, July 25th, 2011

The Chicago White Sox aren't looking too awful right now all things considered. They are currently 50-51, and 3.5 games behind the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central. But for a team with a payroll of roughly $129 million, those are incredibly disappointing results. In fact, the Sox have been ...

Jake Peavy To The Bullpen?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Jake Peavy has had a rough ride since being traded to the Chicago White Sox by the San Diego Padres, and things aren't exactly looking up. This week the right-hander - who has always been known as a team player - actually offered to pitch out of the bullpen when he ...

Jake Peavy Out Until June?

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

When the Chicago White Sox traded for Jake Peavy at the 2009 trade deadline they thought they were getting a star No. 1 starter to build around. In fact, what they've gotten is a mess of injuries and a total of 20 starts over the past two seasons. The 29-year-old Peavy ...

Clayton Richard Tosses First Career Shutout

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

When the San Diego Padres traded ace righty Jake Peavy to the Chicago White Sox, everyone agreed they got some nice pieces in return. Little did they know they'd get a guy who would actually have a better season than Peavy just one year later. Clayton Richard has been excellent for ...

Jake Peavy’s Back Injury Is Awful Expensive

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Last year my beloved San Diego Padres sent their ace, Jake Peavy, to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for four young pitchers. I hated the move. I liked the players the Padres got in return, but I couldn't stand thinking of a future without Peavy pitching for my team. I'm ...

The End Of The Leitner-Coleman Era

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Very few things have been consistent about the San Diego Padres over their history. I mean, unless you count the mediocrity, idiot ownership and general managers, lack of talent and the radio broadcasting team of Jerry Coleman and Ted Leitner. The two of them, now much older than I'd care ...

Jake Peavy Got Things Started

Monday, March 1st, 2010

The Adrian Gonzalez Contract Situation isn't so much a sword of Damocles for the San Diego Padres as a guillotine waiting to drop and mercifully end all the speculation. Some one is going to do the impulsive thing this summer and trade their whole farm system to San Diego for ...