Jake Peavy signs two-year extension with White Sox
One of the most sought-after free agents this winter has already made a decision. Jake Peavy and the Chicago White Sox agreed to a two-year extension that keeps him in the starting rotation for $29 million.
If the White Sox didnít resign Peavy, it would have been interesting to see which team would go after him aware of his history of arm problems. There are promising signs, however, in Peavyís road to recovery from shoulder surgery in 2010. Peavy threw 219.0 innings this season, and accompanied those innings with 194 strikeouts, averaging an impressive number of eight strikeouts per nine innings. His 3.37 ERA was the lowest since 2008 with the San Diego Padres. His WHIP dropped to 1.096 by the end of the season, the lowest itís been since 2007 when he won the Cy Young Award...