“Tonight was a very big night for us, and we knew that,” Peavy said. “We had to come in here and play a very good team that hadn’t lost a series in quite a while. You watch them on tape, then watch them get ready for a game, and you see why they’ve been so successful.
The White Sox have elected to keep Peavy fresh in the event he is traded, making him available immediately for any team that might acquire the former Cy Young Award winner. The Arizona Diamondbacks have emerged as the frontrunner to acquire Peavy, a major league source told ESPN.com.