MLB: San Diego 8, Milwaukee 5

SAN DIEGO, May 11 (UPI) -- Dave Roberts had three hits and scored one run Thursday afternoon in San Diego's 8-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

MLB: San Diego 2, Chicago 1 (10 innings)

SAN DIEGO, May 7 (UPI) -- A bottom of the 10th homer gave the Padres a 2-1 victory Saturday night at Petco Park, their second extra inning win over the Cubs in as many games.

MLB: San Diego 10, San Francisco 4

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2 (UPI) -- Jake Peavy allowed two runs over eight innings in pacing the visiting San Diego Padres to a 10-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

MLB: Arizona 7, San Diego 0

SAN DIEGO, April 26 (UPI) -- The visiting Arizona Diamondbacks blanked the San Diego Padres 7-0 Tuesday as Claudio Vargas threw seven shutout innings.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 7, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, April 21 (UPI) -- Julio Franco and Carlos Delgado each hit 2-run home runs in a 6-run New York eighth inning, powering the Mets to a 7-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. With the Mets trailing 2-1 in Thursday's game, Franco drove a Scott Linebrink (1-2) pitch over the ri

MLB: Atlanta 2, San Diego 0

ATLANTA, April 15 (UPI) -- John Smoltz hurled a four-hit shut-out Saturday night as Atlanta beat the San Diego Padres, 2-0.

MLB: Colorado 10, San Diego 4

SAN DIEGO, April 9 (UPI) -- Jason Smith hit two homers and had four RBI Sunday to guide Colorado to a 10-4 win over San Diego and a three-game sweep of the weekend series.

MLB: San Diego 6, San Francisco 1

SAN DIEGO, April 3 (UPI) -- Mike Piazza homered in his San Diego debut Monday as the Padres defeated the San Francisco Giants, 6-1.

Team USA edges Japan at the Classic

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez hit a run-scoring single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday as Team USA edged Japan, 4-3, at the World Baseball Classic.

Padres starter out with fractured rib

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- San Diego Padres starting pitcher Jake Peavy suffered a fractured rib Tuesday and will miss the rest of the playoffs.

MLB: San Diego 5, Colorado 2

DENVER, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres downed the Colorado Rockies, 5-2, with Dave Roberts smacking two RBI triples for the Padres in Denver.

MLB: Final: Washington 5, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Washington's John Patterson threw a three-hitter to lead the Nationals to a 5-1 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

MLB: San Diego 5, Arizona 3

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A three-run homer from Brian Giles lifted the San Diego Padres to a 5-3 decision over the Arizona Diamondbacks at PETCO Park.

MLB: San Diego 2, Houston 0

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Jake Peavy tossed a four-hit shutout to lead the San Diego Padres to a 2-0 victory over the Houston Astros at PETCO Park.

MLB: Florida 2, San Diego 0

MIAMI, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett hurled seven shutout innings Thursday night and drove in a run as Florida blanked the San Diego Padres, 2-0.
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Jake Peavy
San Diego Padres pitcher Jake Peavy starts the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Petco Park in San Diego, CA, August 30, 2005. Peavy was the winning pitcher. (UPI Photo/Roger Williams)

Jacob Edward Peavy; known as "Joilet Jake," born May 31, 1981 in Mobile, Alabama) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Chicago White Sox. He bats and throws right-handed. Peavy stands 6'1" tall (1.85 m) and weighs 182 pounds (83 kg).

Peavy was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 15th round (472nd overall) of the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft out of high school (St. Paul's Episcopal School). He was named the high school player of the year in the state of Alabama. Peavy declined an offer to pitch for Auburn University in order to accept the Padres' contract offer.

Peavy pitched for the Arizona League Padres and the Idaho Falls Braves in 1999 and the Fort Wayne Wizards in 2000. In 2001, Peavy played with the Lake Elsinore Storm and the Mobile BayBears. He spent all of 2002 playing for the BayBears.

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