Jake Peavy to make debut Saturday

Updated: August 1, 2013, 9:36 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Jake Peavy will make his Boston debut Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Fenway Park, Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Thursday.

Peavy, who will wear No. 44, has been officially added to the roster. The veteran right-hander will throw a side session Thursday in preparation.

"He's excited and he's looking forward to the challenge and the opportunity here," said Farrell, who spoke with Peavy when he arrived at the ballpark Thursday. "He's excited ...

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