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You weren't expecting this: Peavy to the White Sox

Holy moly! Rosenthal:

Jake Peavy has finally agreed to pitch for the Chicago White Sox.

Peavy waived his no-trade clause to approve a trade to the AL Central contenders, as first reported by SI.com. The Padres received left-handers Aaron Poreda and Clayton Richard, and righties Dexter Carter and Adam Russell.

"I think Jake just got to the breaking point," Axelrod said. "One team wanted him bad enough, and the other team wanted to get rid of him."

No one -- I repeat no one -- was predicting this one since the original talks broke down months ago.

Bold move by the White Sox and by Peavy, really. Given that prospect Aaron Poreda was involved, it was a shrewd move for San Diego too.