Category: Jake Peavy

Adam Dunn has Jake Peavy as his Comeback Player of the Year, Can’t Explain the Reason Behind his Own Turnaround

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Oh what a difference a year makes in the case of Adam Dunn. The Chicago White Sox designated hitter arrived in the Windy City last year with high expectations and certainly failed to meet them. Dunn hit a brick wall and never quite got going at the plate hitting a ...

Ozzie Guillen “If we stay healthy and we pitch well, I think this ball club has a great chance.”

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Spring training is in the air at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona for Ozzie Guillen and his Chicago White Sox. Kenny Williams had a few tricks up his sleeve this offseason over on the South Side of Chicago for White Sox fans. Chicago not only retained first basemen Paul Konerko for ...

Jake Peavy Says it’s too Early to Count out the White Sox

Friday, May 7th, 2010

It was just about six years ago when it looked like Jake Peavy was going to be one of the best pitchers in the National League for years to come.  Despite playing in San Diego and not compiling the win totals that he would’ve with a better team during that ...

Oney Guillen Tweets His Way Out of A Job

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

The city of Chicago has two of the most charismatic baseball managers in the MLB.  With Lou Piniella and Ozzie Guillen both riding the pine, there is never a dull moment during the one-hundred and sixty-two game season.  Whether they are getting thrown out of games for arguing balls and ...

Deja Vu! Jake Peavy Traded To The White Sox.

Friday, July 31st, 2009

In May, the White Sox and Padres agreed on a deal that would have sent Jake Peavy to Chicago to bolster their starting rotation. Peavy however nixed the dealthanks to a no-trade clause he has in his contract. Initially it was thought he invoked his no-trade clause because the White ...

Jake Peavy All But Off The Trade Market

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Jake Peavy must love to lose. The San Diego Padres had him traded to the Chicago White Sox about a month ago, and Peavy stepped in and nixed the deal, thanks in part to a no-trade clause he has in his contract. Now, Peavy has a strained tendon in his ...

Scott Linebrink Didn’t Do A Good Enough Job Convincing Peavy

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Jake Peavy spoke to Scott Linebrink prior to rejecting a proposed trade that would have sent him from the Padres to Linkebrink's White Sox on Thursday.  Rumor has it that Peavy was reluctant to leave the National League - I suppose that means he didn't want to face another hitter ...

Philip Rivers Discusses Trade Situations and Being Boys With Jake Peavy

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Philip Rivers is the best quarterback in the NFL. There. I said it. Now that we've got that out of the way, I can also tell you that he's the greatest quarterback to ever play in the ACC. Fine. I admit it. And he's also better than Drew Brees. (In ...

SRIs 1st Annual MLB Spring Training Round-Up: National League West Edition

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Has it already been over four months since the World Series ended?  Seems like it was yesterday I was sitting in the stands for game 5B of the World Series.  It was the most surreal experience as the home team Phillies were up to bat first and people stood for ...

Padres GM On The Jake Peavy Negotiations

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

San Diego Padres General Manager Kevin Towers joins XPRS on Friday about the ongoing trade negotiations between the Padres and the Chicago Cubs over ace pitcher Jake Peavy. If you ask me, Towers is smart to keep the price tag high and not getting impatient with Peavy. There are slight ...