Padres Have Another Cy Young Award Winner

Jake Peavy is a unanimous choice for the 2007 National League Cy Young Award.

The San Diego Paadres right-hander was named first on all 32 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers' Association of America after leading the senior circuit in victories, earned run average andstrikeouts. Peavy posted a 19-and-6 record with a major league-leading 2.54 ERA and 240 strikeouts.

Last year's recipient, Arizona's Brandon Webb, was the runner-up. The Diamondbacks righty received 31 second-place votes and one third-place mention. He and Peavy were the only pitchers named on all of the ballots.

It's the 12th time an NL pitcher has been a unanimous choice for the honor and the first since Arizona's Randy Johnson in 2002.

The 26-year-old right-hander became the fourth Padres pitcher to win the award, joining reliever Mark Davis in 1989, Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry in 1978 and lefty Randy Jones in '76.

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