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‘I Need a Miracle Every Day’: Jake Peavy Picks Up Pieces of a Shattered Life | Bleacher Report

“When you’re in the baseball world, you’re in a bubble,” Peavy says, speaking slowly and choosing his words carefully on this chilly January morning. “You get to where the San Francisco Giants’ baseball game that day is the biggest thing in the world.

“There’s a lot of life going on around you that you can be blind to if you’re not careful.”

Two days into San Francisco’s 2016 spring training camp, the bubble burst: Peavy learned that a financial advisor to whom he had entrusted his retirement savings had siphoned away some $15 million to $20 million in a Ponzi-like scheme. The rest of that season, he was buried under an avalanche of depositions, lawyers and numbers he didn’t fully understand, reeling from the shattered trust of a man he thought was his friend.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 15, 2018 at 03:11 PM | 39 comment(s)
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