Texas 8, San Diego 5

SURPRISE, Ariz., March 24 (UPI) -- Todd Greene hit a two-run homer and Doug Glanville knocked in two runs Monday as the Texas Rangers posted an 8-5 victory over the San Diego Padres.

Kansas City 12, San Diego 3

PEORIA, Ariz., March 14 (UPI) -- Brandon Berger had two doubles and a homer Friday to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 12-3 rout of the San Diego Padres.

Padres sign Lawrence to long-term deal

PEORIA, Ariz., March 7 (UPI) -- Brian Lawrence, one of the cornerstones of the San Diego Padres' rotation, has agreed in principle with the team on a four-year, $8.1 million contract.

Colorado 16, San Diego 10

TUCSON, March 6 (UPI) -- It might be spring training, but the Colorado Rockies played a typical Coors Field game Thursday, posting a 16-10 triumph over the San Diego Padres.

Seattle 13, San Diego 2

PEORIA, Ariz., March 2 (UPI) -- Bret Boone hit a two-run homer as part of a five-run fourth inning Sunday to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 13-2 win over the San Diego Padres.

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Padres sign two veteran pitchers

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres, who have one of the National League's youngest rotations, bolstered their pitching staff on Tuesday by signing veterans Jesse Orosco and F

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Los Angeles 5, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Marquis Grissom's two-out single off closer Trevor Hoffman in the top of the ninth inning gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-3 victory Saturday night over the San

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San Diego 4, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Trevor Hoffman escaped a jam to notch his 37th save and Ryan Klesko homered and drove in three runs Sunday as the San Diego Padres defeated the San Francisco Gi

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Arizona 8; San Diego 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Curt Schilling pitched seven strong innings Tuesday night and Luis Gonzalez and Matt Williams each belted two-run homers to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to an

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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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