Jake Peavy waiting for clearance for conditioning drills
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (6/17/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy (ribs) said Monday he hasn't been cleared for conditioning drills, but he hopes to ride a stationary bike soon, according to the Chicago Tribune. He could undergo an MRI within a week.
Jake Peavy officially placed on DL
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (6/6/2013) As expected, White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy has been placed on the disabled list.
Peavy is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a rib fracture. Deunte Heath and Ramon Troncoso were called up by the team. The White Sox also sent Brian Omogrosso to Triple-A.
Peavy had a 4.30 ERA and a 3.75 FIP in 67 innings before his injury.
Jake Peavy out 4-6 weeks
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (6/5/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy will miss the next 4-6 weeks due to a non-displaced rib fracture on his left side, MLB.com reports Wednesday. Peavy exited Tuesday's game with the injury. Hector Santiago will take his place in the rotation.
Jake Peavy still questionable for Sunday
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (6/5/2013) Contrary to prior reports, White Sox starter Jake Peavy is merely questionable to make his start Sunday, not scratched, ESPN Chicago reports. The White Sox announced X-rays on Peavy's injured ribs came back negative. The team is waiting for MRI results before making a decision.
Jake Peavy won't make Sunday start
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (6/5/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy won't make his scheduled start Sunday against Oakland, the Chicago Sun-Times reports Wednesday. Peavy left his start Tuesday due to what appeared to be a left side injury. Peavy is undergoing an MRI Wednesday and more information will be available once the tests are finished.
Jake Peavy to undergo MRI Wednesday
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (6/5/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy had to be removed from Tuesday's start in Seattle after recording just one out in the third inning. Peavy allowed seven hits and was not throwing with his usual velocity.
Trainers came out to check on him and he left the game with rib pain in his left side. X-rays came back negative after the game for a fracture and he will undergo an MRI Wednesday, CSN Chicago reports. He was removed with a 5-2 deficit.
Peavy, who watched as Brian Omogrosso entered and gave up an RBI double to Ryan Franklin to complete his stat line, allowed six earned runs on seven hits and no walks over 2 1/3 innings and 42 pitches. He allowed a two-run homer to Raul Ibanez in the first inning and gave up a two-run double to Ibanez in the third before leaving the game.
Peavy, who said earlier Tuesday that he would be open to a trade, took the loss to fall to 6-4 with a 4.30 ERA. His next start currently scheduled for Sunday against Oakland is now in jeopardy.
Jake Peavy open to being traded
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (6/4/2013) White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy, who makes a start Tuesday in Seattle, would love to remain in Chicago for the rest of his career, but said he would accept being traded if the team thought it was the right thing to do, CSN Chicago reports.
"If we’re not in it, I have no problems being moved to a team who is in contention and trying to win a world series, so I’ll go play anywhere," Peavy said. "If it comes down to having and feeling like it’s best for them to move me, I’ll go play anywhere that feels like they have a chance. If a team’s going to trade for you, they feel like they have a chance and they’re trying to make the necessary moves. But at the end of the day, we hope and we pray that doesn’t happen."
Peavy enters his start Tuesday against Seattle 6-3 record with a 3.62 ERA after 10 outings. He has 66 strikeouts over 64 2/3 innings.
Opposing pitcher takes down Jake Peavy
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/30/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy struggled Thursday, surrendering six runs on eight hits, but none bigger than Travis Wood's in the fourth inning. Peavy allowed two singles to open the fourth inning and then hit Darwin Barney with a pitch to load the bases. Wood then hit his second homer home the season into the left-center field bleachers.
Peavy (6-3) struck out three and walked none in the 8-3 loss. Peavy, who has a 3.62 ERA, threw 48 of 69 pitches for strikes before being pulled from his shortest outing of the season.
Peavy's next start is scheduled for Tuesday in Seattle.
Jake Peavy bounces back with complete game win
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/25/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy, who took the loss his previous start May 19, surrendering four runs in six innings, bounced back with a complete-game victory Saturday against the Marlins.
Peavy (6-2) pitched eight scoreless innings before allowing a one-out, game-tying solo home run to Derek Dietrich in the ninth inning. But he got the win when the White Sox had a walkoff single in the bottom of the inning. Peavy allowed six hits and two walks while striking out five in a 2-1 win -- his longest outing of the season.
Peavy has allowed two runs or fewer in three of his last four starts. He is scheduled to start Thursday at the Cubs.
Jake Peavy takes the loss vs. Angels
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/19/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy wasn't at his best Sunday in Anaheim. Peavy took the loss against Jason Vargas and the Angels to fall to 5-2 on the year.
The Chicago starter surrendered just four hits, but walked five batters, as he gave up four earned runs over six innings. He gave up a two-run double to Chris Iannetta in the third inning, and walked home two runs in the fourth.
Peavy struck out seven over his 117 pitches, but his command was not where he'd like it as his ERA grew to 3.31. Peavy snapped a string of four consecutive winning decisions over his previous five outings Sunday. He should bounce back and his next scheduled start comes Saturday against Miami.
Jake Peavy Ks six, wins fifth
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/15/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy enjoyed another stellar performance as he struck out six and notched his fifth win of the season Tuesday night against the Twins.
Peavy (5-1) allowed a run-scoring single to Oswaldo Arcia in the fifth and another run-scoring single to Trevor Plouffe in the seventh for his only damage of the night. He was charged with two runs and five hits over seven innings of work in a 4-2 victory.
Peavy is 4-0 with a 2.10 ERA in his last five starts. He improved his ERA to 2.96 after his six-strikeout performance Tuesday. Peavy is scheduled to take the hill Sunday on the road against the Angels.
Jake Peavy earns another victory
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/8/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy could have been a little more economical Wednesday night at Citi Field against the Mets. That said, that may be a little picky considering he earned the win.
Peavy improved to 4-1 on the season despite needing 114 pitches -- 76 strikes -- to go 6 2/3 innings. Lucas Duda belted a solo homer off him in the second inning, but otherwise Peavy managed to keep the Mets off the board. He gave up the one run on three hits and two walks with six strikeouts.
Peavy has allowed six earned runs in his last four starts combined, spanning 27 1/3 innings since giving up six in one start spanning 5 1/3 innings at Washington on April 9. He's recorded 45 Ks on the year over 38 2/3 innings. Peavy has been sensational for the White Sox and is scheduled to make his next start Tuesday at Minnesota.
Jake Peavy cleared to pitch Wednesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/6/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy, who hasn't pitched since April 26 because of back spasms, has been cleared to return to action Wednesday against the Mets. Peavy is 2-0 with a 2.18 ERA and .221 opponents' batting average in his last three starts.
Peavy said he's pain-free and probably could have started Monday against the Royals.
"Yesterday or the day before we would have been pushing it," Peavy said, per the Chicago Sun-Times. "It looks like we're on point to go Wednesday night."
Manager anticipates Jake Peavy pitching Wednesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/6/2013) White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he expects starting pitcher Jake Peavy (back) to start Wednesday against the Mets, pending the outcome of his throwing session Monday, according to the Chicago Tribune. Peavy hasn't pitched since April 26 because of back spasms.
DL a possibility for Jake Peavy
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (5/5/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy has been scratched from Monday's start and could be placed on the disabled list, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Chris Sale will start in his place, with Hector Santiago going Tuesday. Peavy has been dealing with a lower back issue since April 26.
Report: Jake Peavy to miss Monday start
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/5/2013) Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Saturday that White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy will "definitely not" pitch on Monday against the Royals. The right-hander had his previous start pushed back due to back spasms.
Manager Robin Ventura said Chris Sale or Hector Santiago could replace Peavy on Monday.
Peavy has gone 3-1 with a 3.38 ERA through five starts.
Jake Peavy sees chiropractor
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/4/2013) White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy worked with a chiropractor in Kansas City on Saturday, MLB.com reports. The right-hander remains hopeful to start Monday against the Royals, despite his back spasms.
"Obviously, there's a lot more treatment [to come], but I do feel better," Peavy said.
Peavy added that he planned to play catch Saturday.
"We believe it's muscle and not anything really structural," Peavy said. "This [cold] weather doesn't help."
Jake Peavy expects to pitch Monday
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (5/3/2013) White Sox starter Jake Peavy expects to make his return Monday in the club's rescheduled game against Kansas City, the club announced Friday.
Peavy missed his last start due to a lower back issue. He is still undergoing treatment, but he said he feels "much better" and the club has penciled him in as Monday's starter. Peavy last appeared April 26 against Tampa Bay, a start in which he picked up the win and allowed three runs over 6 2/3 innings.
White Sox set pitching rotation following rainout
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (5/3/2013) The White Sox have reset their rotation in the wake of Friday's rainout against Kansas City. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Dylan Axelrod will pitch Saturday, Jose Quintana will go Sunday and Jake Peavy will pitch the scheduled makeup Monday afternoon if he is recovered from the back injury that scratched him from his last start.
The report said Peavy is a possibility for Monday. Hector Santiago is the most likely replacement if Peavy can't pitch.
White Sox hope Jake Peavy can pitch this week
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/2/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy was unable to take the mound as scheduled Thursday due to back spasms that came up while stretching before Wednesday's game. He was unable to get his back loose despite receiving treatment throughout the day Thursday.
"I've never had anything like this happen at all," Peavy told the Chicago Sun-Times. "Now I've had some back soreness because of my leg differential, but I've never had anything like this. It's completely new to me. I was hoping maybe a muscle relaxer and some treatment would do the trick last night and I'd be able to go today. It wasn't the case."
This injury will end up keeping him out for at least a few days , but it does not appear to be a serious issue. According to the Sun-Times, manager Robin Ventura hopes Peavy can pitch Sunday against the Royals after receiving treatment for a few days.
Jake Peavy pushed back until Wednesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/2/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy has been pushed back to Wednesday against the Mets after being scratched from Thursday's start at Houston with back spasms, according to the Chicago Tribune. Hector Santiago, who was expected to open a series against the Royals Friday, started in place of Peavy Thursday.
The White Sox list Friday's starter as to be announced. The rest of the rotation remains unchanged as Dylan Axelrod will pitch Saturday, Jose Quintana Sunday and Chris Sale Tuesday.
Jake Peavy scratched from Thursday start
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/2/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy was scratched from his scheduled start Thursday at Texas because of back spasms. Hector Santiago will start in Peavy's absence.
Jake Peavy picks up third win
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/26/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy secured his third win of the season by holding the Rays to three earned runs on six hits and one walk in 6 2/3 innings, striking out six. He needed 101 pitches to record 20 outs.
Peavy takes a 3-1 record, 3.38 ERA and 39:6 K:BB ratio into a meeting with the Rangers Thursday in Arlington.
Jake Peavy goes seven strong in no-decision
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/20/2013) White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy turned in his third quality start in four outings Saturday against the Twins. He allowed a run on six hits over seven innings. The right-hander also struck out nine and walked four.
Peavy allowed an RBI single to Josh Willingham after putting two men on. The 31-year-old threw 117 pitches, 79 for strikes, and left with the game 1-1.
Peavy is scheduled to pitch Thursday against the Rays.
Cold weather postpones Twins-White Sox opener
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/19/2013) For the third time this week, poor weather conditions will keep the Twins off the field. Minnesota's series opener in Chicago against the White Sox on Friday was postponed due to a forecast of cold, windy weather.
The postponement will push back each team's starting rotation with the Twins' Vance Worley and Jake Peavy of the White Sox -- both Friday's probables -- starting Saturday's game instead.
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (4/14/2013)Jake Peavy struck out 11 and gave up just one run on five hits over seven innings in his second victory Sunday for the White Sox against Cleveland.
Peavy allowed a leadoff home run to Cleveland center fielder Michael Bourn but was nearly flawless the rest of the way. He drew a remarkable 17 swinging strikes out of 104 pitches.
The start lowers Peavy's ERA to 3.93. It marks a nice bounceback after he allowed six runs in 5 1/3 innings his last time out against Washington.
Jake Peavy serves up three homers in loss
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (4/9/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy was hit hard as he had a hard time keeping the ball in the park and was pegged with the loss Tuesday night against the Nationals.
Peavy (1-1), who made his second start of the season, served up three home runs, including a two-run shot to Jayson Werth and a two-run shot to Adam LaRoche in the sixth inning. He was charged with six runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings of work in an 8-7 defeat. He also struck out seven and walked three in 100 pitches, 67 strikes.
Peavy, who has a 5.56 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP, will face the Indians on the road Sunday. He went 2-0 with a 4.64 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP in three starts against Cleveland last season.
Jake Peavy earns first win for White Sox
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/3/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy had things working Wednesday afternoon in his first start against the Royals. The only thing he failed to do well was go deep in the game.
Peavy worked his way up to 107 pitches over six innings, but 76 of those pitches were strikes as he defeated the Royals 5-2. Peavy (1-0) allowed two runs -- one earned -- on four hits and no walks over six frames. He struck out six batters.
Peavy struggled a bit during spring training so it was nice to see him get off to a solid start Wednesday. The 31-year-old, who went 11-12 over 32 starts last year with a 3.37 ERA, makes his next start Tuesday at Washington in his first taste of interleague play of the year.
Jake Peavy with another rough start
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/24/2013) White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy made his second start of the Cactus League on Saturday night against the Dodgers and again struggled. After getting tagged for three runs in three frames his first time out, he allowed four runs on seven hits over five innings of work. The right-hander also struck out five and walked one.
Peavy's first start of the regular season is scheduled for April 3 against Kansas City.
Jake Peavy throws 97 pitches in simulated game
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/18/2013) The Chicago White Sox had an off day on Monday but starter Jake Peavy still got some work in, reports the Chicago Tribune. Peavy threw 97 pitches in a simulated game at the minor-league complex and completed six innings for the White Sox.
The veteran starter, in line to open his season April 3 against Kansas City, did not issue a walk during his time on the mound Monday.
"It was a great workout for Jake, and we got a lot of work in," pitching coach Don Cooper said in a statement issued by the team. "He worked on all his pitches, and his fastball was really good."
Peavy is expected to get the next four days off and pitch against the Dodgers on March 3.
Peavy up to 81 pitches
(3/13/2013) White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy saw action in a minor-league game on Wednesday as the club did not want him to face the Indians -- an AL Central foe -- in Cactus League play. He threw 81 pitches over three innings of work. Peavy told the Chicago Sun-Times he has experienced some fatigue lately but said that's normal at this stage in camp. "I'm kind of coming into that dead arm - whatever that means - mode,'' he said. "I don't feel crazy fresh right now simply because we're tearing the body down. And we'll tear the body down for one or two more starts."
Peavy roughed up in spring debut
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/3/2013) White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy gave up three runs and five hits over three innings during Chicago's 4-0 loss to San Diego in a Cactus League matchup Sunday. The veteran right-hander surrendered a run in each of the first two innings he pitched as his ERA inflated to 9.00. Peavy hurled 44 pitches (30 strikes) during his first outing of the spring and posted two strikeouts while yielding one walk.
Peavy pushing it early on
(2/25/2013) MLB.com reports White Sox starter Jake Peavy threw 55 pitches during live batting practice on Monday. Pitching coach Don Cooper said that club has given the right-hander more bullpen sessions early on so he can turn up his intensity. "In that second set [of pitches], he got after it the way I was hoping he would get after it," said Cooper. "He knows what he needs to do to be ready, and he's going to be ready."
Staying healthy key for Peavy
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (2/16/2013) With Chris Sale blossoming into the ace of the White Sox rotation, veteran starting pitcher Jake Peavy has evolved into a secondary option for Chicago. And that suits him just fine following his first healthy campaign since joining the team during the 2009 season. "I threw 220 innings (219 last season), just about, made all my starts, without any medication, without any special treatment, and that's where I want to be at this point in my career," he told ESPN last Thursday. "That's where I'm supposed to be. You can't foresee injury. You can't promise not to get hurt. All I can promise to do is take every measure on my end to prevent that."