The Boston Red Sox have traded Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for two minor-league pitchers, reports CBS Sports Jon Heyman.
According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Red Sox will acquire Giants prospects Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree in the deal.
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Peavy now returns to the NL West, where he spent eight seasons as a member of the San Diego Padres. In two years with Boston, Peavy recorded a record of 5-10 with a 4.48 ERA and 145 strikeouts in 188 2/3 innings.
- Alex Suskind