Padres ace pitcher joins Chesney on stage in San Diego

posted May 30th, 2008 at 1:34 pm

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by Josh Martn

San Diego Padres ace pitcher Jake Peavy joined Kenny Chesney on stage on Thursday night at the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater to help Kenny sing his new hit song “Better As A Memory”. From the San Diego Union-Tribune:

Jake Peavy may be on the disabled list, but his voice was in fine form when Kenny Chesney coaxed him from the wings for a surprise onstage appearance Thursday night at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre.

“Jake, you sing pretty good,” Chesney said after the Padres’ pitcher joined him for a few lines of the country superstar’s bittersweet ballad, “Better as a Memory (Than as Your Man).”Both have Southern roots. Chesney hails from Tennessee; Peavy is from Alabama.

It’s not the first time Peavy has been linked to Chesney.

Last October, a New York Times article noted that before pitching a game against the Colorado Rockies, Peavy was in the Denver clubhouse “strumming a bat like an air guitar” to Chesney’s hit, “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem.”

Read the entire article here.


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