Peavy Changes His Sox
The Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox completed a 7 player deal on Tuesday, July 30th, before the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline.
The Boston Red Sox picked up Jake Peavy, who had been a member of the Chicago White Sox. Peavy, 32, was 8-4 with a 4.28 ERA in 13 starts. He was on the disabled list for about a month-and-a-half with a rib injury, but he has looked healthy in his last two starts.He goes from 24 games under .500 to 20 games over .500, and will likely pitch for the Red Sox in Thursday's, August 1st game.
The Red Sox sent shortstop Jose Iglesias to the Detroit Tigers. The Sox also obtained Triple A righthander Brayan Villarreal from Detroit. The Red Sox sent righthanders J.B. Wendelken and Francelis Montas and infielder Cleuluis Rondon to the White Sox. Chicago also obtained outfielder Avisail Garcia from Detroit.
Villarreal is on the disabled list in Triple A with a thumb injury that has healed and will report to Pawtucket. He has 73 games of major league experience over three seasons, only seven this season.
Villarreal had a 2.63 ERA in 50 appearances has season. He struck out 66 over 54 2/3 innings and allowed 38 hits.
Source Boston Globe