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How Padres pulled off Juan Soto blockbuster

The Padres are where it’s at today, thanks to their “gunslinger” general manager, AJ Preller, and their win-at-any costs managing partner, Peter Seidler. They gave up five great prospects to get 23-year-old wunderkind Juan Soto plus good-hitting first baseman Josh Bell from Washington. While everyone said it was a haul, there are managers and coaches …

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Dodgers Aggressive On Juan Soto; Yankees A “Long Shot”

Juan Soto‘s presence on the trade market has, in many ways, held up activity in other areas. Teams like the Cardinals and Padres, generally viewed as two of Soto’s top suitors, are also involved in the market for starting pitching. But, both are surely wary of dealing prospects to acquire a starter (eg Oakland’s Frankie …

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Juan Soto Rumors: Saturday – MLB Trade Rumors

Trade winds are swirling around Juan Soto, as it still isn’t clear if the Nationals will deal the superstar outfielder prior to Tuesday’s 5pm CT trade deadline. The market continues to change on an hourly basis based on other deals, and certainly based on countless private discussions happening between front office executives around baseball, and …

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Don’t require Juan Soto splash to get needed help

The Mets acquired players on back-to-back days this week—first baseman/DH Daniel Vogelbach, then catcher Michael Perez—both from the Pirates. They also have checked in on Juan Soto and at least thought about Shohei Ohtani, who both fit into a slightly different category. The Mets know their chances to land Soto are slim, and Ohtani even …

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NL West Notes: Soto, Padres, Merrill, Wood, Giants, Heaney, Taylor

Speculation continues to swirl over which team (if any) could pry Juan Soto away from the Nationals before the trade deadline, or even which clubs are the top contenders as we approach August 2. According to Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman of The New York Post, the Nats may be “focusing on one or two …

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