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Jake Peavy gets his first crack at Fall Classic

ST. LOUIS — It is spectacularly unfair to judge the worthiness of a trade based on one game. But Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday night will determine whether the Red Sox did the right thing when they obtained righthander Jake Peavy in July.

This is the exact kind of game general manager Ben Cherington had in mind when he gave up gifted young shortstop Jose Iglesias as part of a three-team deal to get Peavy.

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