LEADING OFF: Matz-Peavy, Yanks-Red Sox highlight Friday

A look at what's happening all around the majors Friday: --- MEETING OF CHAMPIONS In the opener of a series between the last two NL pennant winners, left-hander Steven Matz (2-1, 5.40 ERA) is slated to start for the defending champion New York Mets against San Francisco and right-hander Jake Peavy (1-1, 6.86 ERA). TOP AND BOTTOM Jon Lester (2-1, 1.98) starts for the Chicago Cubs...
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Peavy, Matz to duel as Giants open set vs. Mets

The last time the Giants visited Citi Field in New York, rookie Chris Heston pitched a no-hitter. He'll be pitching for Triple-A Sacramento this weekend while Jake Peavy looks to hold his own in Friday's opener vs. the Mets, who will counter with left-hander Steven Matz.
Via Giants.com
1 day ago

Matz tabbed for opener vs. Peavy, Giants

The last time the Giants visited Citi Field in New York, rookie Chris Heston pitched a no-hitter. He'll be pitching for Triple-A Sacramento this weekend while Jake Peavy looks to hold his own in Friday's opener vs. the Mets, who will counter with left-hander Steven Matz.
Via Mets.com
1 day ago

San Francisco Giants: Jake Peavy electric slides to victory

The crowd was ferociously alive. A sea of black and orange emphatically oohing and ahhing, booing and barking, and euphorically involved in every mid-inning sing-a-long. Game 19 on the season resembled October as right-hander Jake Peavy led the San Francisco Giants to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. Peavy looked strong, durable and eager to chip away at his substandard ERA...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy ends skid, pitches and hits Giants past Marlins, 7-2

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jake Peavy pitched seven innings for his first win and added a two-run single off Miami ace Jose Fernandez, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Marlins 7-2 on Saturday night. Gregor Blanco tripled twice and scored two runs while Matt Duffy had three hits and scored for the Giants, who have won two straight following a five-game losing streak. Peavy (1-1)...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Jake Peavy finds a groove, pitches (and hits) his way to a victory over Marlins

SAN FRANCISCO – Jake Peavy is a pitcher by trade, but he is also a guitar player with a musician’s ear. Give him a steady beat and he’ll start picking to the rhythm. That became a problem earlier this season. Peavy follows Jeff Samardzija in the Giants rotation. No matter how enthusiastically you try, it’s hard to keep pace with a guy who throws a 95 mph sinker. But Peavy...
Via Giants Extra
5 days ago

San Francisco Giants home opener was a grand slam

San Francisco Giants do not disappoint in their home opener against longtime rivals the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday afternoon. The Giants started off rocky trailing the Dodgers by four until the fifth inning when they put it in gear and never let off. AT&T Park was a sold out crowd yesterday with Jake Peavy taking the mound for the Giants.  Peavy pitched five innings and managed...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Peavy throws better in Giants' loss to Rangers

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) San Francisco veteran right-hander Jake Peavy pitched much better in his second start, but the Texas Rangers rallied for a 6-5 victory Monday. Peavy, who surrendered six runs on nine hits in 1 2-3 innings Thursday against Milwaukee, yielded two runs on five hits over three innings against the Rangers. Robinson Chirinos and Adrian Beltre had sacrifice flies...
Via Associated Press
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy Shows Off Awesome Ranch, Tons Of Red Sox Memorabilia (Video)

Jake Peavy owns a Boston duck boat and a San Francisco cable car, so it probably should come as no surprise that those aren’t the only insane things that reside on his property. The San Francisco Giants pitcher showed off his Alabama ranch, named Southern Falls Plantation, for Major League Baseball recently, and it looks like the perfect place to escape in the offseason. The 5...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants rumors: Players they can still land

  The San Francisco Giants and general manager Brian Sabean have made some moves this winter, signing two of their own free agents – Sergio Romo and Jake Peavy – as well as trading for third baseman Casey McGehee to replace Pablo Sandoval who signed with the Boston Red Sox at the end of 2014. Sabean has yet to pull off a major deal, but there’s still time. As of now, the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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