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Jake Peavy is thrilled with effort, result

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Jake Peavy was in the clubhouse in the eighth inning, so he didn’t see David Ortiz’s three-run blast which proved to be the difference in the Red Sox’ 4-2 win over the Rangers Wednesday afternoon. He also did not reap the benefits of Ortiz’s shot in his personal win column. That matters little to the righthander.

“We won today,” Peavy said. “Yeah, I’m more [concerned with] the team win on my fifth day.’’

For second time in as many starts, Peavy had a quality start with nothing to show for it. Although he struggled with command at times Saturday against the Brewers, he had none of those issues against the Rangers.

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