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MLB Rumors: Jake Cronenworth Unlikely to Be Traded by Padres After Soto Deal

Erin Walsh December 23, 2023 Orlando Ramirez/Getty Images It appears San Diego Padres infielder Jake Cronenworth may not be a trade candidate after all. San Diego trading Cronenworth ahead of the 2024 season is “unlikely” following the deal that sent Juan Soto to the New York Yankees, according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. The Padres

MLB Rumors: Jake Cronenworth Unlikely to Be Traded by Padres After Soto Deal

Erin WalshDecember 23, 2023

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 17: Jake Cronenworth #9 of the San Diego Padres leads off second base during the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at PETCO Park on August 17, 2023 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez/Getty Images)

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It seems San Diego Padres infielder Jake Cronenworth is probably not a commerce candidate in any case.

San Diego buying and selling Cronenworth forward of the 2024 season is “unlikely” following the deal that despatched Juan Soto to the New York Yankees, in accordance with The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. The Padres “don’t wish to subtract a 3rd left-handed hitter.”

The Athletic’s Dennis Lin reported on Dec. 6 previous to the Soto deal that Cronenworth was thought-about a commerce candidate regardless of his seven-year, $80 million extension starting in 2024.

The report did not essentially come as a shock after Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported in September that the Padres had been anticipated to chop participant payroll to roughly $200 million in 2024.

Nonetheless, with Soto and outfielder Trent Grisham now with the Yankees, the Padres cannot afford to lose one other left-handed hitter. Other than Cronenworth, the one different lefties listed on San Diego’s depth chart are catcher Brett Sullivan and second baseman Tucupita Marcano, who might not see a lot taking part in time in 2024.

Cronenworth made his Main League Baseball debut throughout the pandemic-shortened 2020 marketing campaign. He completed second in Nationwide League Rookie of the 12 months voting after hitting .285/.354/.477 with 4 house runs, 20 RBI and three stolen bases in 54 video games.

The 29-year-old went on to earn All-Star picks in 2021 and 2022, recording 38 house runs and 159 RBI in 310 video games throughout these two seasons, however the 2023 marketing campaign was a troublesome one for the veteran.

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Cronenworth’s numbers had been down throughout the board final season as he slashed .229/.312/.378 with simply 10 house runs, 48 RBI and 6 stolen bases.

He will need to put collectively a a lot stronger 2024 if the Padres have any hope of contending for a playoff spot, although any hope San Diego had of contending was seemingly gone when the Los Angeles Dodgers signed each Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto.

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