and the San Francisco Giants finalized a $24 million, two-year contract. The deal was agreed to last week and completed Tuesday.
Peavy will receive a $4 million signing bonus, $7 million next season, and $13 million in 2016. The contract includes a full no-trade provision and award bonuses.
A 33-year-old righthander, Peavy helped Boston win the 2013 World Series and was traded to San Francisco on July 26. After beginning 1-9 with Boston, Peavy went 6-4 with a 2.17 ERA in 12 starts for San Francisco. He was 1-2 in four postseason outings as the Giants won their third title in five years.
Reliever Jordan Walden and the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a $6.6 million, two-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. Walden was obtained by the Cardinals from Atlanta with outfielder Jason Heyward on Nov. 17 for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.
New York Mets prospect L.J. Mazzilli was suspended 50 games for violating MLB's drug policy. Mazzilli is the son of former major-league player, coach, and manager Lee Mazzilli. The suspension was for a drug "of abuse," not PEDs. The Mets said in a statement that Mazzilli has sought counseling.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Anthony Brown scored a season-best 25 points and Chasson Randle added 21 to help Stanford knock off No. 9 Texas, 74-71, in overtime in Austin, Texas.
The victory was Stanford's first on the road against a top-10 team since 2008.
Brown gave Stanford (7-3) a one-point lead by making a driving shot with 1:08 left in the extra period. After guard Javan Felix of Texas (10-2) missed a three-point shot, Randle made a jumper with 10 seconds left for the final margin.
SOCCER American forward Abby Wambach was voted CONCACAF's female player of the year and Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas was honored as male player of the year.
The governing body of soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean said Tuesday that Wambach won after finishing second to U.S. teammate Alex Morgan at last year's inaugural awards. Costa Rican midfielder Shirley Cruz was second in voting by national team coaches and captains, media, and fans.
Navas was followed by Costa Rican forward Bryan Ruiz.
LOCAL COLLEGES Widener head football coach Mike Kelly, who led the Pride to a 12-1 record and a trip to the final eight of the NCAA tournament, was named Eastern College Athletic Conference South co-coach of the year, and several players also received honors.
Named to the ECAC South first team were seniors Anthony Davis (Upland), Brandon Harper (Blackwood), and Ameer Sorrell, junior fullback Robert Getz, and sophomore safety Sean Titus. Tapped for the second team were seniors Tyler Glover (Darby), John DiBiase (Mount Laurel), and Kevin Burns (Collingdale), and sophomore Anthony Brooks (Easthampton).
Glover, Harper, and Titus were named D3Football.com all-Americas, while Davis was honorable mention.
- Staff and wire reports