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Jake Peavy

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  • Giants defeat Diamondbacks as rookie pitcher Chris Heston shines

    PHOENIX Whenever the San Francisco Giants dipped into the minor leagues for a spot starter in recent years, the ugly results nearly required stitches. So you could understand if some folks looked at Chris Heston and saw a tomato can. Those folks didn't...
  • Matt Cain put on disabled list by banged-up Giants

    Two games into the season, the World Series champion San Francisco Giants are beset by injuries to several key players. That was the team's biggest issue following a 7-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. All-Star pitcher Matt Cain was...
  • Diamondbacks edge Giants, 7-6

    PHOENIX Ryan Vogelsong, the San Francisco Giants' sudden No. 2 starter, pitched through constant traffic. On another night, he might have emerged with just a door ding or two. But David Peralta hit a three-run home run in the third inning. Jake Lamb...
  • Baseball notes: Giants put pitcher Matt Cain on disabled list

    Baseball notes: Giants put pitcher Matt Cain on disabled list
    The San Francisco Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of a flexor tendon strain in his right forearm. Cain, 30, will return to San Francisco for further evaluation after an MRI exam revealed the strain, the...
  • LEADING OFF: Davis debuts after drug suspension, Braun heals

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ DAVIS RETURNS Orioles slugger Chris Davis will be in the lineup at Tampa Bay. He missed the opener, sitting out while finishing his 25-game drug suspension imposed last year. YOU OK?...
  • Giants, Bumgarner beat Diamondbacks on opening day

    PHOENIX Madison Bumgarner rubbed up one baseball after another, shrinking them down to the size of eggs in his meaty hands. He stepped on the rubber with that doleful look of his and kept busting those mule-kicking cutters on the hands of opposing...
  • Cain gets MRI, Peavy officially scratched as Giants rotation goes into full scramble mode

    PHOENIX So much for the eternal optimism of opening day. The Giants' rotation issues are far bigger than whether Jake Peavy can pitch the second game of the season and could have much more significant long-term ramifications. Stalwart right-hander...
  • White Sox and Cubs on brink: This could be the start of something big

    White Sox and Cubs on brink: This could be the start of something big
    Rejoice, Chicago. It's finally here. For the first time in years, both the White Sox and Cubs begin the season with realistic chances to get back to the postseason, where the Giants and Royals proved last year that anything's possible. The Cubs'...
  • Preparation and perspiration go hand in hand with Cubs' Jon Lester

    Preparation and perspiration go hand in hand with Cubs' Jon Lester
    After concluding his final tuneup of spring training Tuesday, Jon Lester was asked to elaborate on how much time he would devote to his opening night start against the Cardinals. "How much time do you got?" Lester replied. Lester said he always...
  • Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter

    Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter
    These should be the big, bold, brash San Diego Padres. They always could pitch. Now they can hit. Now they can win. You do not import an entire outfield of sluggers — Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton — and talk gingerly of hoping to...
  • Improved confidence gives Hector Santiago an inside track to Angels' rotation

    Improved confidence gives Hector Santiago an inside track to Angels' rotation
    Like many autograph collectors, Hector Santiago admits he is intimidated by the big stars. "Yeah for sure," he said. "Who wouldn't be?" Last year, for example, he spent most of the summer trying to work up the courage to approach Albert Pujols for his...