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Jake Peavy
Jake Peavy has won four straight starts with a 0.68 ERA.
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - A disappointing series over the weekend by the San Francisco Giants has made catching the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the National League West quite a long shot. Now looking to hold on to a wild card spot, the Giants try to get their offense on track Monday night in the first of three meetings with the hosting Dodgers. Los Angeles opted to push Dan Haren back to tonight and go with a bullpen game on Sunday, using six different relievers in the victory. Haren gets an extra day of rest and is 13-11 this year with a 4.14 earned run average. He'll actually be facing the Giants for the first time in 2014 and is 6-6 with a 3.05 ERA against them lifetime. The Giants, meanwhile, try to get off to a good start in this series behind Jake Peavy, who is 6-4 with a 2.16 ERA in 10 starts since being acquired from Boston.  Full Story

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