Jake Peavy

Baseball Player
Born May 31, 1981

Jacob Edward Peavy is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball with the Chicago White Sox. He bats and throws right-handed. Peavy stands 6'1" tall (1.85 m) and weighs 182 pounds (83 kg). Peavy won the 2007 NL Cy Young Award after winning the pitching triple crown that year.… Read More

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1981 Birth Born on May 31, 1981.


1999 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Peavy was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 15th round (472nd overall) of the 1999 Major League Baseball draft out of high school (St. Paul's Episcopal School). … Read More
2000 19 Years Old Peavy married his childhood friend Katie Alford in 2000, when he was 19 years old. … Read More


2001 20 Years Old In 2001, Peavy played with the Lake Elsinore Storm and the Mobile BayBears.
2002 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He split the 2002 season between the BayBears and the San Diego Padres.
2004 23 Years Old 1 More Event
During his third year of major league experience in 2004, Peavy emerged as the Padres' ace starting pitcher and one of the best pitchers in baseball. … Read More
On March 5, 2005 he signed a four-year 14.5 million contract and held a club option for 2009 extension with the Padres.
On July 1, 2007, for the second time in his career, Peavy was named to the 2007 NL All-Star Team. … Read More
On April 5, 2008, Peavy pitched a two-hit complete game over the Los Angeles Dodgers. … Read More
2009 28 Years Old …  In his 2009 stint with the White Sox he shut out the Detroit Tigers on two occasions.
2010 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Peavy started 2–5 with a 6.05 ERA. … Read More


2011 30 Years Old Due to various injuries and fatigue, Peavy was limited to only pitching in 19 games in 2011. … Read More
Peavy was named the AL Pitcher of the Month for April 2012, pitching 3–1 with a 1.67 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 5 starts, all quality starts. … Read More
On June 4, 2013, Peavy came out of a game against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning with a left rib fracture he was placed on the disabled list. … Read More
On July 26, 2014, the Boston Red Sox traded Peavy to the San Francisco Giants along with cash considerations for pitching prospects Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree. … Read More
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