9:41pm: Kevin Towers told Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune that despite advanced discussions with the Braves and Cubs, he does not see a potential deal with either club. Krasovic wonders if Towers will now try to engage the Yankees and Angels.
4:26pm: Rosenthal says trade talks between the Padres and Braves remain at an impasse, but the Braves would pursue Rafael Furcal next if they do acquire Peavy.
4:14pm: Brown has a quote from Kevin Towers: "Nothing is close. I wouldn’t say we are even remotely close to pulling the trigger on anything with Jake." But the question remains – are the Padres nearing a deal with the Braves?
4:02pm: Click here to listen to an mp3 of Scott Miller on XX Sports Radio. Miller didn’t say anything new, but explained that the denials are a matter of semantics since he said the Padres are "expected to" approach Peavy soon, and not that a deal was done.
1:34pm: No agreement, says Yahoo’s Tim Brown, but "some movement" in talks with the Braves. Brown’s source also says the Cubs’ offer was much better than reported.
12:55pm: Ken Rosenthal talked to a Padres source who called Miller’s report "totally inaccurate." The source says the Padres are not close on a Peavy deal.
10:29am: MLB.com’s Mark Bowman says the Braves haven’t gotten the sense they’re any closer to a deal with the Padres.
9:18am: CBSSports.com’s Scott Miller, using careful language, suggested the Padres and Braves neared a Jake Peavy trade last night. Ken Rosenthal, however, says the Padres have not communicated acceptance of the Braves’ offer at this time. The Cubs remain uncertain but interested, despite Lou Piniella’s remarks. Rosenthal wonders if the Padres agreed internally to make a deal with Atlanta, and will take the next steps today.
Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports "no clear sign of a deal." He notes that old friends Kevin Towers and Barry Axelrod do not have the same goals.