Oct 12, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti (left) comes out to talk with starting pitcher Jake Peavy (right) during the fourth inning in game two of the 2014 NLCS playoff baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy was the starting pitcher in Game 2 of the NLCS for the San Francisco Giants. Peavy had the no-decision in the Giants’ 5-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday night.
In fact, Peavy (who played for the White Sox from 2009-13) pitched just four innings on Sunday night. In those four innings of work, Peavy allowed two earned runs on four hits and three walks. He struck out two and allowed one home run.
Peavy threw 76 pitches, 40 for strikes as he faced 19 batters in the no-decision.
In his NLDS start last week against the Washington Nationals, Peavy pitched 5.2 innings where he was the winning pitcher. In that start, Peavy allowed no runs on just two hits and three walks. He struck out three in that game.
In ’14 with the Boston Red Sox and the Giants, Peavy was 7-13 in 32 starts. In those starts he had an ERA of 3.73, totaling 202.2 innings. Peavy this regular season held opponents to a .258 batting average.
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With the Giants this regular season, he was 6-4 with a 2.17 ERA.
During his time with the White Sox (parts of five seasons) Peavy was 36-29 with a 4.00 ERA. He pitched 537.2 innings for the “Good Guys.”
Last season the White Sox traded Peavy to the Red Sox where he won the World Series.
As for this ’14 NLCS, the Cardinals lead the Giants, 2-0 with wins of 3-0 on Saturday and 5-4 on Sunday. They will next play on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.