Juan Soto is set to make his San Diego debut at home against Colorado.. He joins a lineup anchored by All-Star third baseman Manny Machado that expects flamboyant shortstop
Fernando Tatis Jr. to return soon from injury.
Washington acquired rookie lefty MacKenzie Gore, first baseman/DH Luke Voit and prospects James Wood,
C.J. Abrams, Robert Hassell III and Jarlin Susana for Soto and infielder Josh Bell.
Soto, a two-time All-Star who can become a free agent after the 2024 season, was dealt after turning down $440 million over 15 years
which would have been the most in baseball overall, but not by average salary.
All-Star righty Luis Castillo is making his first start for the Seattle Mariners, who acquired him from Cincinnati last Friday for four minor league prospects:
Edwin In the sixth inning of his start for the Reds on July 14, he accepted a no-hitter against New York.
Two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani (9-6, 2.81 ERA) will start for the Los Angeles Angels against Oakland.