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How Padres pulled off Juan Soto blockbuster

How Padres pulled off Juan Soto blockbuster

The Padres are where it’s at today, thanks to their “gunslinger” general manager, A.J. 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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Juan Soto 'pumped' to join stacked San Diego Padres lineup, wishes opposing pitchers 'good luck'

Juan Soto ‘pumped’ to join stacked San Diego Padres lineup, wishes opposing pitchers ‘good luck’

SAN DIEGO — Juan Soto arrived at Petco Park promising to bring “good vibes” to the San Diego Padres and issuing a warning to opposing teams. The acquisition of the 23-year-old generational talent in perhaps the biggest deadline deal ever energized the Padres and their long-suffering fans, and there’s more to come. Soto and Josh …

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Cardinals notebook: As trade pursuits continue, were talks with Nats caught on camera? | St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals notebook: As trade pursuits continue, were talks with Nats caught on camera? | St. Louis Cardinals

WASHINGTON — With the season in full swing and team officials scattered around the country, not consolidated in the same hotel for a few December days, it’s rare for executives to be able to meet face to face for negotiations at the trade deadline. Let alone have that meeting caught on camera for live TV. …

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Cardinals notebook: John Mozeliak talks trade options to help now, and beyond | St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals notebook: John Mozeliak talks trade options to help now, and beyond | St. Louis Cardinals

WASHINGTON — The Cardinals have forged a reputation and outfitted recent rosters by turning prospects into players traded months or even years before their final season of contract control. They did that with current corner infielders, Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado, and departed outfielders Jason Heyward and Marcell Ozuna. Now they’re looking into doing it …

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