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Wednesday's Sports Calendar

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San Diego 18; Florida 2

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Bubba Trammell went 4-for-5 and drove in four runs Friday night, including two in a nine-run fifth inning, as the San Diego Padres pounded the Florida Marlins,

Friday's Sports Calendar

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Sunday's Sports Calendar

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SAn Diego 7, NY Mets 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Rookie Jake Peavy pitched 8 1/3 innings and had three hits en route Tuesday night to his first career road victory as the San Diego Padres handed the New York M

Tuesday's Sports Calendar

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San Diego 5, Philadelphia 2

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Ryan Klesko homered and drove in three runs and rookie Jake Peavy tossed 6 2/3 effective innings Wednesday night as the San Diego Padres snapped a three-game lo

Wednesday's Sports Calendar

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Thursday's Sports Calendar

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Arizona 12, San Diego 0

PHOENIX, July 27 (UPI) -- Randy Johnson rebounded from his worst start of the season Friday night to work seven strong innings and Steve Finley had a three-run homer as the Arizona Diamo

San Diego 11, Arizona 9

SAN DIEGO, July 21 (UPI) -- Phil Nevin delivered a bases-loaded double off Randy Johnson in a six-run second inning Sunday as the San Diego Padres pounded the Arizona Diamondbacks, 11-9.

Sunday's Sports Calendar

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San Diego 5, Colorado 1

SAN DIEGO, July 17 (UPI) -- Jake Peavy allowed one run over seven innings to earn his first major league victory and Ron Gant's three-run homer highlighted a four-run first inning Tuesday
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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)
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jake Peavy."
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