Jake Peavy

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Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some Tweaks

It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.

08/01/2015

Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants takes a moment on the field after giving up a two-run single to Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals in the first inning at AT&T Park on June 11, 2014 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Pitching Woes: Cain On DL, Peavy Missing Turn In Rotation

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain, who had season-ending elbow surgery last August, was placed on the team’s disabled list with a strained tendon in his throwing arm just one day into the 2015 season.

04/07/2015

Jake Peavy #22 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Washington Nationals during Game One of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Peavy Agrees To $24 Million Deal To Stay With Giants

Pitcher Jake Peavy staying with the San Francisco Giants w/ a 2-year contract

12/19/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Six of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 6

The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/29/2014

Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals stikes out in the first inning against Jake Peavy #22 the San Francisco Giants during Game Six of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

World Series To Be Decided In Game 7 After Giants Lose Game 6 To Royals In Rout

The San Francisco Giants missed an opportunity to close out their third World Series championship in five years after losing to the Kansas City Royals in a 10-0 shutout Tuesday night, leading to a decisive Game 7 Wednesday night.

10/28/2014

NLCS - San Francisco Giants v St Louis Cardinals - Game Two

Giants Bullpen Sees Action Early On In Game 6 Of World Series Against Royals

The San Francisco Giants bullpen was seeing action just two innings into Game 6 of the World Series against the Royals in Kansas City.

10/28/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 21: Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals hits a single in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 2

The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/23/2014

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

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