It was updated on August 2, 2022.

According to multiple reports, the Washington Nationals are close to a deal with the San Diego Padres for a massive package of young players, as the Padres attempt to advance in the playoffs.

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According to Jeff Passan and Ken Rosenthal, the Padres will give up major leaguers, as well as prospects Robert Hassell III, James Wood and Jarlin Susana.

The deal is dependent on Eric Hosmer waiving his no-trade clause to join the Nationals.

A two-time All-Star and a World Series champion, Soto is one of baseball's bright young talents.

According to Passan and Rosenthal, first baseman Josh Bell is going to the Padres.

According to, the Padres are trading their top three prospects in Hassell, Wood and Susana, as well as their top 100 prospect in Gore.

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$440 million is the total amount of money. The biggest deal in the history of the sport was rejected by the Nationals last month, according to reports.

The Padres have not advanced past the National League Division Series since 1998 and are one of three MLB teams without a World Series title. The San Diego Padres are the second wild card team in the NL and are 12 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. He has finished in the top 10 of most valuable player voting in each of his three full seasons and won the Home Run Derby last month. Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said in June that the Nationals did not plan to trade the outfielder after he turned down a contract offer.

The biggest contract in baseball history was rejected by the Nationals' catcher.