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Jake Peavy likely to be scratched today: is a trade near?

Jul 30, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

Jake Peavy Getty Getty Images

Stuff that only happens at the trade deadline: a healthy pitcher scratched. That’s what Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune is reporting about  Jake Peavy. Gonzalez says Peavy is unlikely to make his scheduled start against the Indians today.

This certainly suggests that a trade is near, as teams in negotiations for players would prefer it if they could use them as soon as the trade is done. If Peavy pitched today he’d not be available until Sunday.

Someone likely wants him now.

  1. sdelmonte - Jul 30, 2013 at 9:55 AM

    I just love that photo. Though it makes me think Peavy is 59 years old and that’s a vintage photo.

    • weaselpuppy - Jul 30, 2013 at 11:34 AM

      looks like Tom Seaver

  2. sc101071 - Jul 30, 2013 at 9:57 AM

    Brandon Beachy Effect?

  3. largebill - Jul 30, 2013 at 10:02 AM

    As an Indians fan, I think this means that so far the Tribe is winning the trade deadline by missing Peavy.

    • jcmeyer10 - Jul 30, 2013 at 11:56 AM

      I agree if the Red Sox pull off the same thing. I want to develop prospects, use them until they will make too much money then trade them.

      The Rays have mastered this.

      • tiggersarebouncy - Jul 30, 2013 at 4:13 PM

        The blosox should trade Humphrey Bogarts, Jackie Wilson Jr. and Julio Iglesias for Cliff Lee and Mike Young – I want to see them stick to the Theo / Stankee plan!!

  4. spacemaker101 - Jul 30, 2013 at 10:42 AM

    I hope braves get back in the talk for peavy

  5. spudchukar - Jul 30, 2013 at 11:02 AM

    He Gone.

    • stex52 - Jul 30, 2013 at 12:20 PM

      I look forward to the time when any reference to The Hawk will be punishable by a fine or some hard time in prison.

      • chiadam - Jul 30, 2013 at 1:30 PM


  6. soxpower - Jul 30, 2013 at 2:17 PM

    Whatever team picks him up (of course a top 5) might as well start planning for their championship parade. He’s worth ur top prospects,

    • tiggersarebouncy - Jul 30, 2013 at 4:12 PM

      Southside in da house!!

      • soxpower - Jul 31, 2013 at 12:19 AM


      • soxpower - Jul 31, 2013 at 12:20 AM

        Someone really took the time to dislike ur comment WOW. FUCK EM

  7. finchj15 - Jul 30, 2013 at 3:56 PM

    Reblogged this on Baseball 101: Finchy's View and commented:
    In my opinion, the Orioles should try and get him. It’s possible they don’t like the amount of money owed to him.

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