Trade Deadline Tracker: The Soto Stunner

08/03/2022 Trade Deadline Tracker: The Soto Stunner

By: Jeff Yoder

Padres Win the Trade Deadline With Acquisitions of Juan Soto, Josh Bell, Josh Hader & More

It’s one blockbuster after another for the Padres! San Diego continued its league-shifting roster build by landing the biggest target at the trade deadline, and then some. The Padres acquired OF Juan Soto from the Nationals in exchange for multiple players and prospects. The deal also sends 1B Josh Bell to San Diego. The Friars weren’t done there. They also added closer Josh Hader from the Brewers. And now, after 2-3 years of rebuilding a once-struggling roster, the Padres boasts a three-man punch in Fernando Tatis Jr., Manny Machado and Juan Soto. Smile away, Slam Diego. The National League is on notice.


Here’s a look at all the major moves from the MLB trade deadline:


MLB Trade Deadline Tracker


Padres Moves

Acquired: OF Juan Soto, 1B Josh Bell, P Josh Hader, 2B Brandon Drury

Extended: P Joe Musgrove (5-Year, $100 Million)


Dodgers Moves

Acquired: OF Joey Gallo


Twins Moves

Acquired: P Tyler Mahle, P Jorge Lopez


Phillies Moves

Acquired: P Noah Syndergaard, OF Brandon Marsh


Blue Jays Moves

Acquired: P Zach Pop, P Anthony Bass


Red Sox Moves

Acquired: 1B Eric Hosmer


Mets Moves

Acquired: 1B Darin Ruf


Braves Moves

Acquired: P Jake Odorizzi


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Editor’s Note: We’ll rewind the biggest trades from the last week for an in-depth analysis in tomorrow’s edition.


Additional Storylines

ESPN: Biggest Deadline Deal Ever? What to Make of Blockbuster Juan Soto Trade

CBS Sports: MLB Trade Deadline Winners & Losers: Padres Get Soto, Yankees & Phillies Improve

SI: Relive the Hectic Final Hours Before the MLB Trade Deadline

B/R: Cubs Keep Willson Contreras & Ian Happ at 2022 Trade Deadline


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