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Tuesday's Sports Calendar

By United Press International

Colorado 3, San Diego 2

DENVER, July 6 (UPI) -- Todd Zeile singled in the go-ahead run in the third inning for his 1,000th career RBI Saturday night as the Colorado Rockies held on for a 3-2 victory over the

Saturday's Sports Calendar

By United Press International

Kansas City 13, San Diego 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 30 (UPI) -- Raul Ibanez belted a two-run homer and tied a career high with four RBI and Jeff Suppan allowed one run in seven innings Sunday as the Kansas City Royals posted

Sunday's Sports Calendar

By United Press International

NY Yankees 1, San Diego 0

SAN DIEGO, June 22 (UPI) -- Ted Lilly tossed a three-hitter for the first shutout of his career Saturday and Jason Giambi had an RBI double as the New York Yankees blanked the San Diego Pa

San Francisco 5, San Diego 4

TEMPE, Ariz., March 10 (UPI) -- Cody Ransom's two-out, two-run single capped a five-run ninth inning Sunday as the San Francisco Giants rallied for a 5-4 victory over the San Diego Padres.
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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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