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Dodgers Trade Deadline 2022: A Journal As Moves Happen

This will be our fifth Trade Deadline season where we tracked each move, or even strong rumors, during the day. This will be published early then updated throughout the day with the latest news at the top.

To get you started we have an article at Dodgers 2080 about the downside of the Trade Deadline. As we’ve done in the past, we’ll work from the bottom up. The newest news will be at the top. The deadline is at 3:00 PM PST on August 2nd but we know that the trade trickle in until about 4:00 PM. We will be here.

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Quick Summary

Wow! There were a ton of trades including one of the biggest trades in history. For the Dodgers, part of their moves was about clearing space for returning players and clearing some players that might be taking up space on the 40-man roster now and in the off-season.

Well, we’ll do this again next year. Christmas in August is over.

3:46 – One Last Trade For The Padres

3:32 – Bonus Material – Vargas On Taxi Squad?

3:31 – Dodgers Are Done

3:27 – Padres Paying All Of Hosmer’s Salary

3:10 – Braves Get A Big One

3:06 – Dodgers Trade Mitchell White and Alex De Jesus to Jays

3:03 – Merrifield Details

3:02 – Merrifield To Jays

3:01 – Merrifield Finally Traded?

2:57 – Givens To Mets

2:56 – Lopez Not Moving?

2:55 – Yankees/Cardinals Trade

2:54 – Thor To Phillies

2:51 – Dodgers Trading Mitchell White

2:49 – Rumor: Thor Close To Being A Phillie

2:48 – Giants/Mariners Trade Details

2:46 – Lamb Trade Official

2:44 – Michael Fulmer to the Twins

2:38 – Brett Phillips To Orioles and More On Hosmer

2:37 – More On Lamb Trade

2:29 – Dodgers Out On Lopez

2:25 – Dodgers Trade Jake Lamb

Making room for Gallo.

2:12 – Trevor Rosenthal to Brewers?

2:11 – Dodgers Still In On Pablo Lopez

2:07 – More on Hosmer Trade

Max Ferguson and Corey Rosier in some top 30 lists. Padres really wanted to dump Hosmer.

1:59 – The Return for Hosmer

1:55 – Minor Trade Between Division Rivals

1:53 – Giants Sell Another One – Matt Boyd to Mariners

1:40 – Giants Still Selling – Casali to Mariners

1:33 – Padres Get Drury

Padres are going all in.

1:04 PM – Phillies DFA Herrera

1:02 PM – Gallo Deal Official

12:54 – The Return for Mahle

12:52 Full Return for Ruf

Farhan strikes!

12:49 – Mahle to Twins

Tyler Mahle might have been a target for the Dodgers.

12:48 – The Return for Robertson

12:46 – Dodgers Target to Phillies

12:44 – The Return for Ruf

12:43 – Giants Selling? Ruf to Mets

12:42 – More On Marsh Trade

12:40 – Maybe It Was Not a Rumor – Brandon Marsh to Phillies

12:38 – A Phillies/Angels Rumor

12:36 PM – Luke Voit to Nationals Instead of Hosmer

The news has been slow over the last hour. Get ready for a total wave at about 2 PM PST.

11:34 – Hosmer to Red Sox

11:33 – Passan Confirms Gallo Trade

11:19 – Dodgers Getting Gallo? Not Confirmed by Passan

10:49 – Possible Dodgers Target, Anthony Bass, Goes to Jays

10:32 – More on Hosmer

10:23 – Hosmer is still a Padre but rest of deal goes through

10:16 – Rumor time for the Dodgers

With the world stopping for the Juan Soto trade, let’s hope things get jump-started again.

9:27 – Fog of war update on Soto trade

  • Eric Hosmer has a no-trade clause for the Nationals. He has not waived it yet.
  • In the pre-season prospect rankings it went like this for the Padres
    1. CJ Abrams
    2. Robert Hassell
    3. Luis Campusano
    4. McKenzie Gore
    5. James Wood

The Nationals have done well and the Padres are going all in. Reminder, Manny Machado can opt out of his contract after 2023. I can almost guarantee, he will.

8:52 – Details on Soto trade

8:48 AM – Soto to the Padres

Summary Of Trades Before Deadline Day

  • The Twins acquired Orioles closer Jorge Lopez for 4 prospects
  • Possible Dodgers trade target Robbie Grossman of the Tigers was traded to the Braves for LHP Kris Anglin.
  • The Astros traded starting pitcher, Jake Odorizzi to the Braves for lefty reliever, Will Smith
  • The Brewers acquired reliever Matt Bush for infielder Mark Mathias and lefty Antoine Kelly.
  • The Astros traded a couple of prospects, Enmanuel Valdez and Wilyer Abreu, for catcher Christian Vazquez.
  • The Cardinals acquired starter Jose Quintana and reliever Chris Stratton from the Pirates for righty Johan Oviedo and 3B Malcom Nunez.
  • The Red Sox traded for catcher Reese McGuire and a PTBNL from the White Sox for reliever Jake Diekman
  • The Red Sox traded for Tommy Pham from the Reds for a PTBNL
  • The Royals traded 3B Emmanuel Rivera to the Diamondbacks for RHP Luke Weaver
  • Dodgers target, starting pitcher Frankie Montas was traded from the A’s, along with reliever Lou Trevino, to the Yankees, for 4 prospects.
  • A 3 team trade. To the Astros – 1B/OF Trey Mancini and RHP Jayden Murray. To the Rays – CF Jose Siri. To the Orioles – RHP Seth Johnson and RHP Chayce McDermott.
  • The Padres got closer Josh Hader from the Brewers for reliever Taylor Rogers, lefty Robert Gasser, OF Estuary Ruiz and righty Dinelson Lamet.
  • The Yankees acquired reliever Scott Efforts from the Cubs for prospect pitcher Hayden Wesneski.
  • Our Dodgers traded reliever Garrett Cleaving to the Rays for 18-year-old German Tapia.
  • The Mariners got the top pitcher on the market
  • The Dodgers traded Zach McKinstry to the Cubs for Chris Martin
  • The Rays traded for Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta
  • Mets trade for Tyler Naquin and Phillip Diehl from the Reds
  • The Yankees trade for Dodgers’ target Andrew Benintendi from the Royals
  • Mets get Daniel Vogelback from the Pirates

Tim Rogers

A fan of the Dodgers since 1973 since I got my first baseball cards while living in Long Beach. I came to San Diego for college and never left nor did I ever switch my Dodgers' allegiance. Some know me as the "sweater guy". #ProspectHugger


  1. “Even if you’re standing on the right track, if you just stand there, eventually you’ll get run over.”
    Will Rogers

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