Jake Peavy

SFG: San Francisco Giants: Addressing Concerns about Vogelsong, Peavy

April 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong (32) delivers a pitch during the sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

April 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong (32) delivers a pitch during the sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Entering the 2015 season, the biggest concern for the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants was their starting rotation. As the season rolls on, this continues to be their main concern, especially as some of the starters are dealing with injuries, and Ryan Vogelsong has had to be utilized more as a spot starter than a long reliever.

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Injury Updates: Peavy, Cain, Pence, Ishikawa

April 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy (22) delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. The Diamondbacks defeated the Giants 9-0. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

April 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy (22) delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. The Diamondbacks defeated the Giants 9-0. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants started off the 2015 season on a dismal note with several players injured. After starting off the season 4-10, the Giants have started to play better baseball and now have an 11-13 record, which is currently fourth in the National League West. In addition to the higher level of play, the Giants are also expecting some of their injured players to return the field in the near future.

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Mailbag: Belt, Maxwell, Cain, Peavy, Heston

Apr 22, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) is mobbed by his teammates after he hit the game winning hit in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports, giants win 3-2.

Apr 22, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) is mobbed by his teammates after he hit the game winning hit in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports, giants win 3-2.

The San Francisco Giants currently have a 6-10 record, which is the worst in the National League West and fourth worst in the National League and MLB. They are coming off a very impressive 6-2 win over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night though.

In this week’s Giants Mailbag, we will discuss Brandon Belt’s struggles so far this season, if Justin Maxwell deserves a bigger role on the team, and if the Giants can win with Chris Heston and without Matt Cain and Jake Peavy.

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SFG: Is Jake Peavy the New Marco Scutaro for the Giants?

Aug 7, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA;  San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy (43) gets ready to pitch before the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 7, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy (43) gets ready to pitch before the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Jake Peavy has been the sparkplug for this San Francisco Giants team in the final months of the 2014 MLB season.

Ever since he was acquired by the Giants, he has provided them with exactly what they needed when they acquired him. He provides them with stability in the starting rotation, he provides veteran leadership and playoff experience, and he provides energy. Also, his fierce loyalty to his teammates is unmatched.

Peavy has given the Giants the boost that they needed to make it into the postseason.

He has had a similar effect on this Giants team to another Giants player that was acquired at the trade deadline a couple years ago.

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SFG: Jake Peavy Perfect Through Six, San Francisco Giants Lose 4-2

Aug 2, 2014; New York, NY, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy (43) delivers a pitch against the New York Mets in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 2, 2014; New York, NY, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy (43) delivers a pitch against the New York Mets in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Going into today’s game, not many people expected an exciting pitchers’ duel. However, San Francisco Giants starter Jake Peavy and New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom delivered.

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