Marcus Stroman throws Nationals shadow for Juan Soto trade
Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman shared his thoughts on the Washington Nationals actually trading Juan Soto.
For nearly a month, the MLB world waited with bated breath, wondering if the Washington Nationals would actually trade star outfielder Juan Soto. After Soto turned down a 15-year, $440 million contract, the Nationals started making calls, and indeed, one team was ready to meet their trade demands — the San Diego Padres.
Several reports on Tuesday morning indicated this The Padres and Nationals agreed to a trade that sent Soto and first baseman Josh Bell to San Diego.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman echoed the sentiments of many MLB fans who couldn’t believe the Nationals were once again walking away from a star player and face of the franchise.
Marcus Stroman shares his thoughts on trading with Juan Soto
The list of star players leaving the Nationals is long. Bryce Harper signs free agency with the Philadelphia Phillies ahead of the 2019 season. Anthony Rendon joins Los Angeles Angels in lucrative deal after Washington’s World Series win Pitcher Max Scherzer and shortstop Trea Turner joined the Los Angeles Dodgers last year. And now Soto’s assigned to the Padres.
There were fears the deal could potentially be held up after Eric Hosmer, who was part of the deal, opted against agreeing to a deal with Washington. However, several reports suggest that this will not stop the Soto trade.
Stroman shared his thoughts on a variety of topics such as: B. that Hosmer is staying in San Diego (so far), why he thinks the Nationals’ contract offer to Soto isn’t enough, and constantly updates his Twitter feed for business news.
Despite the Hosmer raid, Soto and Bell are expected to travel to San Diego. making the Padres a legitimate contender for the World Series on paper.
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