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Sports Report: Athletics trade Jorge Mateo to Padres

03:00  01 july  2020
03:00  01 july  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Padres' Mateo recovering after testing positive for COVID-19

  Padres' Mateo recovering after testing positive for COVID-19 San Diego Padres infielder Jorge Mateo tested positive for COVID-19 when he arrived at camp, manager Jayce Tingler said, according to Dennis Lin of The Athletic. Mateo experienced a loss of smell and taste but is starting to feel better, Tingler added. The Padres acquired the 25-year-old from the Oakland Athletics on June 30 for a player to be named later. Mateo is the Padres' 13th-ranked prospect, according to MLB Pipeline. The Athletics tradedMateo experienced a loss of smell and taste but is starting to feel better, Tingler added.

Oakland Athletics optioned Jorge Mateo to Nashville Sounds. Oakland Athletics traded Sonny Gray and Future Considerations to New York Yankees for CF Dustin Fowler, RHP James Kaprielian and SS Jorge Mateo .

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The Oakland Athletics are trading middle-infield prospect Jorge Mateo to the San Diego Padres in exchange for a player to be named later, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN.

Oakland originally acquired Mateo from the New York Yankees along with outfielder Dustin Fowler and right-handed pitcher James Kaprielian in the Sonny Gray trade midway through the 2017 season.

Mateo authored a .289/.330/.504 slash line with 19 homers and 24 stolen bases over 119 Triple-A games last year. The 25-year-old was on the Athletics' 60-man roster.

Entering 2018, Mateo was considered the No. 72 prospect in baseball, according to MLB Pipeline, and ranked as highly as No. 30 prior to the 2016 season.

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