Update: Wisler not included in potential Padres deal for Kemp
Updating an earlier item, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal says that Padres top prospect Matthew Wisler is no longer being considered a possibility to be included in a potential deal that would send Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego.
Though the teams are said to be closing in on a possible deal, negotiations are continuing regarding the Dodgers’ potential return package.
In exchange for Kemp, the Dodgers are believed to be asking for a young pitcher in addition to Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal. With Wisler reportedly off the table, Rosenthal speculates that right-handed prospect Joe Ross could be the other piece to the puzzle, while Jon Heyman of CBS Sports suggests it may be fellow prospect Zach Eflin.
— Paul Casella