Jake Peavy Bio

(Baseball Pitcher)

Relationship Statistics of Jake Peavy

What is Jake Peavy marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
How many children does Jake Peavy have ? (name):four(Jacob, Wyatt, Judson and Waylon)
Is Jake Peavy having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jake Peavy gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Jake Peavy is currently single.

Previously, he was married to his high school sweetheart, Katie Alford. They married in 2000 when he was 19 years old.

Together, they have four sons Jacob, Wyatt, Judson, and Waylon.

On 28th November 2017, their divorce was finalized with both maintaining joint custody of their children.

 

Who is Jake Peavy?

Jake Peavy is an American World Series winner. Jake is the only starting pitcher who won two consecutive World Series with two teams.

Recently, on 5th May 2019, he announced his retirement from Major League Baseball.

Jake Peavy: Birth Facts and Education

Jacob Edward Peavy was born on 31st May 1981 in Mobile, Alabama to Danny Peavy and Debbie Peavy.

His father Danny is remembered as a great baseball player. His grandfather Blanche Peavy taught him baseball, music, and life.

He has a brother Luke Peavy who is the Managing Director and Partner of Jake Peavy Foundation.

Jake attended the St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama. During those days, he was named the high school player of the year in the state of Alabama.

After high school, Auburn University offered him a full-ride scholarship which he did not accept because he wanted to join the Major Leagues.

Professional Career

Early Career and Drafts

In the 1999 Major League Baseball draft, he was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 15th round.

Similarly, he pitched for the 1999 Arizona League Padres and the Idaho Falls Braves and the 2000 Fort Wayne Wizards.

San Diego Padres

He made his major league debut on 22nd June 2002 against the New York Yankees at Qualcomm Stadium. In his sophomore season, he played 32 games with a 4.11 earned run average, a 12–11 record, and 156 strikeouts.

On 5th March 2005, he signed a four-year, $14.5 million contract and held a club option for 2009 extension with the Padres.

Chicago White Sox

On 31st July 2009, he agreed to a trade from the San Diego Padres to the Chicago White Sox in a last-minute trade deadline day deal.

He started for White Sox with  5 innings, giving up 3 runs (all earned), and striking out 5, getting the win against the Kansas City Royals.

On 20th July 2013, he was activated from the DL and made his first start against the Atlanta Braves.

Boston Red Sox

On 30th July 2013, he was traded from Chicago White Sox to the Boston Red Sox along with Brayan Villarreal in a three-team trade.

He debuted as Red Sox on 3rd August and defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 5–2.

San Francisco Giants

On 26th July 2014, he was traded by Boston Red Sox to the San Francisco Giants. Likewise, on 3rd October 2014, he won the first game of the 2014 NLDS against the Washington Nationals.

He signed a two-year contract on 19th December 2014 to stay with the Giants.

In three years, he had a 19–19 record and 3.97 ERA, with 238 strikeouts and 78 walks in 308 innings pitched.

Retirement

On 5th May 2019, he announced his retirement.

Jake Peavy: Net Worth, Earnings

Jake has an estimated net worth of $48 million US, and his earnings during his career amounts to $127 million US.

His highest-earning was $16 million US from the Chicago White Sox.

In the year 2008, he bought a 5,000-acre ranch in Wilcox County, Alabama called Southern Falls Plantation. Also, he has a cable car for the ranch.

Likewise, in 2013, he purchased a World War II duck boat. Duck boats are 2.5-ton six-wheel trucks used by the US Army and Marine Corps for ferry ammunition and supplies.

Awards and Achievements

  • 2013, 2014: World Series Champion
  • 2007: NL Cy Young Award
  • 2007: NL Pitching Triple Crown
  • 2012: AL All-Star

MLB Records

He was the only starting pitcher to win two 2012-2014 consecutive World Series with two teams in two leagues.

San Diego Padres

  • 1,348 career strikeouts
  • 16 strikeouts in a single game

Body Measurement

He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 88 kg.

Social Media

Jake has around 22.5k followers on Facebook and 114k on Twitter account.

 

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