Jake Peavy

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Spending Less Money To Win In MLB Playoffs

The Royals have the smallest payroll of the remaining MLB playoff teams. The Cardinals, Giants and Orioles all started the season with payrolls exceeding $100 million.

10/10/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates their 8 to 0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates during the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 1, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

GameDay: Could Giants Postseason Pitching Be Better Than 2010, 2014?

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Pitching wins championships, or so the saying goes, right? The Giants rode their arms to two World Series Titles in 2010 and 2012.  But it was widely believed that 2014 […]

10/09/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night.

Peavy, Giants Open Playoff Series In Washington

Friday’s matchup between Washington’s Stephen Strasburg and San Francisco’s Jake Peavy – pals who sometimes work out together in San Diego – gives one indication of the gap in experience the series represents. Strasburg, held out of the 2012 postseason to protect his surgically repaired elbow, will be making his playoff debut; Peavy will be making his sixth October start, including as a member of last season’s World Series champion Boston Red Sox.

10/03/2014

Pinch hitter Andrew Susac #34 of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI single to bring home the go ahead run in the 13th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 22, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Giants Rally In 13th Inning For Victory Over Dodgers

Pinch-hitter Andrew Susac singled home the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Monday night to climb within 3 1/2 games of the NL West lead.

09/23/2014

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants hits a RBI single scoring Juan Perez #2 against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the bottom of the six inning at AT&T Park on September 11, 2014 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Peavy Strikes Out 8, Giants Complete Sweep Of D-Backs

Jake Peavy struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter to win his third start in a row and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Thursday for their ninth straight home victory.

09/11/2014

Giants v Tigers

Giants Prevail After Long Rain Delay, Defeat Tigers In 2012 World Series Rematch

Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run – even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes – and the San Francisco Giants routed the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Friday night.

09/05/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Andrew Susac (L) and Michael Morse #38 after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Giants Come Out Swinging, Defeat Cubs After TarpGate Protest Upheld

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

08/20/2014

Jake Peavy #22 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Chicago White Sox in the top of the first inning at AT&T Park on August 13, 2014 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Snap Skid Against White Sox After Controversial Call

The Giants scored seven runs after a video review led umpires to overturn an out call at home because Chicago catcher Tyler Flowers illegally blocked Gregor Blanco, and San Francisco went on to beat the White Sox 7-1 on Wednesday.

08/13/2014

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants just misses this catch in centerfield allowing Aramis Ramirez of the Milwaukee Brewers a double during the sixth inning at Miller Park on August 07, 2014 in Milwaukee. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Brewers In Pagan’s Return From DL

Wily Peralta became the first 14-game winner in the majors this season, earning his fifth straight victory and pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday.

08/07/2014

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