Jake Peavy Traded to the White Sox…Wait, Just Kidding

050520peavyToday when I got to work I got two text messages at the exact same time and they both said the exact same thing.  “Peavy traded to the White Sox.”  A quick scan of the internets confirmed the reports.  There was no word on which players were being swapped, but the deal had definitely been struck.  Rumors flew about all day about who the Padres would get, the most popular belief being top pitching prospects Aaron Poreda and Clayton Richard along with two others.  Our part-time writer and resident White Sox fan seemed to be excited as long as the deal did not include uber-prospect, Gordon Beckham.  Everyone seemed to be happy except there was that minor little detail of Jake Peavy’s no-trade clause.

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