MLB: Chicago White Sox 3, Cleveland 1

CLEVELAND, April 14 (UPI) -- Paul Konerko clouted a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning Sunday and the Chicago White Sox ended a five-game skid with a 3-1 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Washington 8, Chicago White Sox 7

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche socked two homers and Jayson Werth also went deep en route to three RBI Tuesday in Washington's 8-7 slugfest defeat of the Chicago White Sox.
Molina, Teixeira lead Gold Glove honorees

Molina, Teixeira lead Gold Glove honorees

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina and New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira have each been voted their fifth Rawlings Gold Glove Award.
White Sox sign Peavy to 2-year extension

White Sox sign Peavy to 2-year extension

CHICAGO, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a two-year, $29 million contract extension with the Chicago White Sox, the team announced Tuesday.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Chi. W. Sox 3 (12 inn.)

CLEVELAND, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Jason Donald's line-drive hit in the 12th inning chased home the winning run Tuesday in Cleveland's 4-3 comeback victory over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: LA Angels 6, Chicago White Sox 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Ervin Santana gave up just two hits and struck out 11 over seven innings Friday in carrying the Los Angeles Angels past the Chicago White Sox 6-2.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 9, Minnesota 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo each homered in the sixth inning Sunday, igniting a six-run rally that powered the Chicago White Sox over Minnesota 9-2.

MLB: Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 3

CHICAGO, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Doug Fister tossed seven effective innings and Miguel Cabrera socked a go-ahead homer Tuesday in Detroit's crucial 5-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 6, Minnesota 2

CHICAGO, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Alex Rios drove in all six Chicago runs with a pair of home runs Wednesday and powered the White Sox to a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins.

MLB: Detroit 7, Chicago White Sox 4

DETROIT, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Delmon Young broke open a tie game with a three-run double in the seventh inning Friday, sending Detroit to a 7-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Kansas City 9, Chicago White Sox 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Mike Moustakas and Billy Butler combined to drive in seven runs Saturday, powering the Kansas City Royals' 9-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Kansas City 5, Chicago White Sox 2

CHICAGO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Alex Gordon's seventh-inning single pushed across the go-ahead run Tuesday and the Kansas City Royals cooled off the Chicago White Sox with a 5-2 victory.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Jake Peavy struck out eight over eight efficient innings Wednesday, staking the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victory over Minnesota.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 8, Minnesota 2

CHICAGO, July 25 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo went 3-for-4 with a homer Wednesday, driving in four runs for the Chicago White Sox in their series-sweeping 8-2 victory over Minnesota.

MLB: Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 2

DETROIT, July 20 (UPI) -- Justin Verlander gave up four hits and struck out six over eight innings Friday to propel the Detroit Tigers past the Chicago White Sox 4-2.
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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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