‘I’m here and I’m an international’ Furious Juan Soto hits back at his non-stop trade requests FirstSportz
Juan Soto has likely been in the headlines in recent weeks, his trade requests have changed after the Washington Nationals said they were open to offers after Juan Soto rejected their $440 million bid over a 15-year period . Juan Soto ran to the diamond today just one day before the deadline.
At the moment, no one except general manager Mark Rizzo and the inner circle knows where Juan Soto will end up, but three teams have emerged as the most prominent options to trade. Los Angeles Dodgers, St Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres.
“I just want to get it over with and see what happens” Juan Soto said after the Nationals lost 5-0 to the Cardinals. “I mean, just take this day and start here or wherever I am.”
“Just look at the jersey you’re wearing.” said Juan. “You’re wearing the Nationals jersey. You are here and now I am here and I am a National. So I just go out there as a pro, an international and just play as hard as I can.”
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St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Nationals general managers meet privately to talk Juan Soto?
St. Louis Cardinals are definitely in the mix to land Juan Soto before the trading deadline. According to sources, a recent behind-the-door conversation involving Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo and Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak was shown together on Sunday’s show.
John Mozeliak recently commented to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Soto: “I think what’s rare is the timing. We exchanged for Paul Goldschmidt. We traded for Nolan Arenado. But that’s the only thing about this player. Age.”
If we focus on prospects, the St. Louis Cardinals have the strength to build on the Soto trade. Your top 5 picks are in the top 100 prospects list.
- No. 6 overall/No. 1 Cardinals, third baseman Jordan Walker, 20, double-A
- No. 43 overall/No. 2 of the Cardinals, left-hander Matthew Liberatore, 22, triple-A
- No. 80 overall/No. 3 of the Cardinals, catcher Ivan Herrera, 22, triple-A
- No. 87 overall/No. 4 of the Cardinals, shortstop Masyn Wynn, 20, double-A
- No. 98 overall/No. 5 of the Cardinals, right-hander Gordon Graceffo, 22, double-A
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