Breaking News: Padres Close to Acquiring All-Star Max Scherzer

Breaking news as the MLB trade deadline nears, The Athletic's MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal says the San Diego Padres are close to acquiring All-Star pitcher Max Scherzer from the Washington Nationals...stay tuned for the latest on this developing story.

Update: sorry, Padres fans. A deal to San Diego that seemed imminent early Thursday afternoon has now been shattered after the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a blockbuster to the Nationals for Scherzer and Trea Turner.

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