(via The Boston Globe)
Towers still believes the Braves are his best match for a deal. Towers has spent a lot of time speaking to Braves special assistant Jim Fregosi about what they would deal. For the time being Atlanta is still unwilling to part with some of their top young talent, though it appears it would give up shortstop Yunel Escobar, who is coveted by San Diego.
I heard one of the Padres beat writers on XM say he expects Peavy to end up in Atlanta. San Diego's motive is financial, he said, and they're determined to move their ace.