Jake Peavy’s rehab assignment will be longer than expected

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Jake Peavy gave up six runs on nine hits in 4.2 innings Wednesday at Triple-A and his rehab assignment for a back injury is going to be longer than the Giants had hoped.

Alex Pavlovic of CSNBayArea.com reports that Peavy will likely remain in the minors for at least another 10 days after Giants manager Bruce Bochy admitted that the 34-year-old right-hander is “not quite ready” to come off the disabled list.

Peavy has been on the DL since mid-April and claims to be fully healthy now, but Pavlovic says the Giants want to see better results at Triple-A before putting him back into the rotation.

Angels claim pitcher Jacob Rhame off waivers from Mets

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The Angels announced on Wednesday that the club claimed reliever Jacob Rhame off waivers from the Mets.

Rhame, 27, was limited to 6 1/3 innings in the majors and 20 2/3 innings in the minors last season due to an elbow issue. He underwent ulnar nerve transposition surgery in mid-August.

Though Rhame has a career 6.23 ERA in the big leagues, he showed promise at Triple-A from 2016-18, averaging better than 10 strikeouts per nine innings in all three years. The Angels are taking a flier on the right-hander to see if he can translate that success to the majors.