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White Sox move on after Peavy trade

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have no choice -- their season must go on.

Their ace has been traded. They have the second-worst record in the American League. And there are two months left in a disappointing year that began with hopes of reaching the playoffs.

The club traded Jake Peavy, the most sought-after starting pitcher on the market, to Boston following Tuesday night's game. The three-team deal also included Detroit.

While the trade was expected, it marked yet another tough moment in a trying season for the White Sox. They entered Wednesday on a five-game losing streak and were 24 games under .500 for the first time since 1989.

Chicago (40-64) is last in the AL Central and trails Detroit by 20 games.

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