The Padres to acquire Snell & Darvish in blockbuster deals

2018 AL Cy Young Winner Blake Snell & 2020 NL runner up Yu Darvish are reportedly headed to San Diego in two separate multi-player deals, according to The Athletic. The deal for Snell would include the Padres sending Luis Patino, Francisco Mejia, Cole Wilcox and Blake Hunt to the Rays. Following Darvish from Chicago to the Padres includes catcher Victor Caratini for hurler Zach Davies and prospects Yeison Santana, Ismael Mena and Reginald Preciado.

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“I don’t expect the Nationals to just stand pat and just think like, okay, we’ll just kind of see what happens.”