Jake Peavy to Boston in 3-team deal

Updated: July 31, 2013, 12:38 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox have been discussing a possible trade for Jake Peavy for days but were unable to find an agreeable match.

It wasn't until they engaged the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday, Boston general manager Ben Cherington said, that the pieces finally fell into place. The end result was a three-team, seven-player deal in which Boston received the 32-year-old veteran starter they were seeking to bolster their rotation for a postseason run.

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