“That was exactly what they wanted; a guy to go deep in the game, give you a chance to win, and not walk a lot of guys. It was pretty much a perfect start for him,” Peter Abraham said of Peavy’s start during his weekly call-in to 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Monday.
Peavy gives Boston’s rotation some added depth as Jon Lester tries to work out of his struggles and Clay Buchholz continues his long road to recovery.
The Sox also received another solid outing from Felix Doubront on Sunday, with the lefty tossing seven shutout innings to pick up his eighth win of the season and lower his ERA down to 3.56. It was Doubront’s 15th straight start in which he held his opponent to three or fewer earned runs, the longest streak by a Sox lefty since 1919 — according to Elias Sports Bureau "
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