White Sox starter Jake Peavy has been assigned an emergency/extra innings role by the American League coaching staff, according to CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes.
Jake Peavy said he spoke to AL coaching staff & worked way into emergency/extra innings role. Hopes for blowout & to pitch in KC on Sat #ASG— Dan Hayes (@DanHayesCSN) July 10, 2012
Peavy is 7-5 with a 2.85 ERA in 17 starts this season. He is scheduled to make his first start of the second half against the Royals on Saturday.