SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A person with knowledge of the trade says the San Francisco Giants are working to finalize the acquisition of right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox for a pair of minor league pitchers.
Details were still being worked out Saturday, and the person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither side had announced the swap. San Francisco will send right-hander Heath Hembree and lefty Edwin Escobar to the World Series champion Red Sox.
Peavy (1-9, 4.72 ERA) could be in the Giants' rotation as soon as Sunday night for the series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park. Yusmeiro Petit is scheduled to pitch for the Giants with right-hander Matt Cain on the disabled list.
Peavy received two runs of support or fewer in each of his past eight starts.
The Giants made the deal without having to give up their top pitching prospect, Kyle Crick.

Recent MLB Discussions

MLB Trends Tuesday, May 24 on Tue, May 2016 by Blade
MLB Trends Monday, May 23 on Mon, May 2016 by Blade
MLB Trends Sunday, May 22 on Sun, May 2016 by Blade

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Indians vs. White Sox Prediction The first-place White Sox are struggling but will they pick up a win tonight when they host the Indians at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Orioles vs. Astros Free Pick Are the Orioles a safe bet to beat the Astros tonight when the two teams clash at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Red Sox Prediction Will David Price lead the Red Sox to their third consecutive victory when the team hosts the Rockies at 7:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Mets vs. Nationals Free Pick Will the Nationals end the Mets’ four-game winning streak when the rivals clash tonight at 7:05PM ET?
Thumbnail Angels vs. Rangers Total Pick Will the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels have a big scoring output in tonight’s MLB contest?
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages