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UPDATE:  Padres also trade Eric Hosmer to Red Sox, Luke Voit, MacKenzie Gore to Nationals as part of Soto deal 

East County News Service

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August 2, 2022 (San Diego) - In a shocking, blockbuster deal, the Padres have traded for All-Star Juan Soto and Josh Bell of the Nationals, a source tells's Jon Paul Morosi.

In return, the Nationals will get C.J. Abrams, Robert Hassell III, James Wood and Jarlin Susana.  

Soto hit .301/.432/.550 over his first four seasons and is one of the league's top young hitters.

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