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August 1, 2009

John Sickels on the Jake Peavy trade

Filed under: Chicago White Sox,MiLB,MLB — The Wizard @ August 1, 2009 5:43 pm
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John Sickels:

Jake Peavy from the Padres to the White Sox for Clayton Richard, Aaron Poreda, Adam Russell, and Dexter Carter. One proven excellent (when healthy) starter in exchange for four arms. I like it from San Diego’s perspective, given their current situation. Richard can slot into the rotation immediately, and Poreda has a chance to be a closer if his command holds. Russell is an OK middle relief type, while Carter has a live arm and excellent numbers in low-A ball. If Peavy’s ankle recovers fast enough he will help the White Sox down the stretch, but I think they gave up quite a bit to get him.

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