For the second straight year, Jake Peavy has been moved from a struggling team to a contender. The San Francisco Giants acquired the 33-year old from Boston for pitching prospects Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree. Like most of the Red Sox, Peavy has been disappointing
Since winning 92 games in 2010, the Padres have been a non-factor in the National League East. Their poor play cost GM Josh Brynes his job in June, and this year’s deadline sell off will be conducted by the three-headed interim co-GM beast of A.J.