Padres near deal for Marlins 2B Luis Arraez: ESPN

SAN DIEGO (FOX 5/KUSI) — The Padres are close to finalizing a trade for Miami Marlins second baseman Luis Arraez, sources told ESPN on Friday.

Arraez would be sent to the Padres in exchange for a package of three prospects and a relief pitcher pending a medical review, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports.

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The 27-year-old won the AL batting title for Minnesota in 2022 and captured the NL batting title last year with the Marlins. Arraez is hitting .299 with five RBIs this year.

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