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Peavy deal getting closer

Updated: April 17, 2009, 5:22 PM ET
By Bruce Levine

The Cubs continue to work on a three-way deal to acquire Jake Peavy. The deal is not done, but the scenario being mentioned has the Cubs sending Mark DeRosa to Philadelphia for pitcher J.A. Happ and a second pitcher. Then the Cubs would send Happ, Kevin Hart, Jason Marquis and Josh Vitters to San Diego in exchange for Peavy. The Cubs would eat a good portion of the Marquis contract, probably in the range of $3-4 million. The third base prospect Vitters was drafted third overall ub tge 2007 Major ...

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