Peavy named Clemente Award nominee

Peavy named Clemente Award nominee

KANSAS CITY -- Jake Peavy is the White Sox nominee for the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award.

Peavy is one of 30 Major Leaguers nominated for the annual Award, which recognizes someone who bests represents baseball on and off the field as well as understands the value of helping others. The White Sox righty is one of nine 2012 All-Stars nominated for the award.

Fans can visit MLB.com/ClementeAward to vote for one of the nominees. Voters are automatically registered for a chance to win a trip to this year's World Series.

It is the second online campaign Peavy's been involved in this season. He was also a candidate for the American League All-Star Final Vote.

Tuesday marked the 11th annual Roberto Clemente Day, and baseball honored the Hall of Famer with logos on bases and lineup cards, as well as the announcement of Award nominees.