Ramon Cabrera

Peavy homers in Giants' win over Reds

SAN FRANCISCO The San Francisco Giants' Jake Peavy might not be legally blind, but he can't see the catcher's signs unless Buster Posey puts stickers on his fingers. He's the guy who tried to tackle Travis Ishikawa around second base last October when he thought a pennant-clinching home run was a double off the arcade.

Ah, if only Ishikawa were in the ballpark for Wednesday night's tense, 5-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. He could have returned the favor.

Peavy saw a blur of white, took a mighty cut while hitting his first home run in nine years and managed to locate all four bases on his way home. He might have felt even better about the way he restored a...