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Peavy To Make Scheduled Start Tuesday

Padres pitcher Jake Peavy will make his scheduled start on Tuesday against the Phillies despite right ankle tendinitis.

San Diego manager Bud Black said Sunday that Peavy's ankle problem has improved.

Black said that Peavy "feels confident it's not going to affect him." He added that "it's always great to have that caliber of pitcher making his start."

Via Yahoo! Sports

Dodgers Want To Upgrade Pitching Via Trade

Dodgers GM Ned Colletti said the pitching staff needs significant improvement.

"We can't go to the bullpen every day as early and as often as we do," Colletti said.

Colletti said he had talked this season with the San Diego Padres about Jake Peavy.

"If we could make a move, we'd do it, no matter the lead, no matter the deficit," Colletti said. "The goal is to improve the club."

Via Los Angeles Times

Peavy Would Only Accept Deal To Cubs, Dodgers?

The Padres' financial situation is getting worse, and they are now talking to the Cubs and Dodgers about pitcher Jake Peavy.

Chicago and Los Angeles are the only two clubs that Peavy would considering waiving his no-trade clause for, according to the Daily Herald.

Last week, Peavy rejected a trade to the White Sox.

Via Daily Herald

Padres Win 10th Straight In 10th Inning

Chase Headley hit a two-run home run in the tenth inning on Monday to give the Padres a 9-7 win over the Diamondbacks.

The victory was San Diego's 10th straight.

"It was the best feeling in the world," said Headley. "It's been a lot of fun to come to the ballpark the last 10 days. We come to the ballpark, and we don't just hope to win. We expect to win. We just didn't give up today."

Via MLB.com

Padres Cap First-Ever 9-0 Homestand

The Padres defeated the Cubs 7-2 on Sunday to complete their first-ever 9-0 homestand in franchise history.

San Diego's nine-game winning streak is the longest in the National League this season and the longest active run in the majors.

They swept the Reds, Giants and Cubs.

"This is maybe the most fun experience I've had here in San Diego as far as the team winning, especially given the external distractions that have gone on this past week," pitcher Chris Young said.

The streak improved the Padres to 22-22 on the season, 7 1/2 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West.

Via Yahoo! Sports

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