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Trade Winds Are Blowing Early: Could Jake Peavy Be Philly-Bound?

Published by on May 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The woes of the Phillies starting rotation have now been compounded with the uncertainty surrounding Brett Myers' hip. 

Regardless of Myers' health going forward, the Phillies look to be in the hunt for a starting pitcher to be added to the rotation via trade before the July 31 deadline.

The top of the prospective wish list is San Diego Padres ace Jake Peavy.  Peavy has made it known that he wants to stay in the National League and pitch for a contender; both of which work in the Phillies favor.

However, with Peavy's full no-trade clause and his desire to stay close to his Southern California home, plucking him away from the Padres may prove to be difficult. 

Peavy wants to be...

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