Peavy reportedly near deal to stay with Pads through 2012
The San Diego Padres want to make sure they don't lose a Cy Young winner.
Jake Peavy and the team are on the verge of an extension that would keep the ace right-hander in San Diego.
"We're moving in that direction," Padres CEO Sandy Alderson said, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune on Sunday. "We're optimistic."
Once the deal is finalized, the right-hander will be guaranteed
$52 million from a three-year extension that will run from 2010-12.
Should the team exercise ...
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