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Jake Peavy stood in front of his stall in the Red Sox clubhouse and grabbed the small, dark brown box from the top shelf, taking a brief, but close, look at the diamond-clad World Series ring inside.
It was the first glimpse Peavy got of his new hardware.
While the Red Sox were issued their rings during the pregame ceremony, Peavy was working diligently in the bullpen with A.J. Pierzynski to prepare for his home-opener start at Fenway Park.