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MLB World Reacts To Nationals Asking Price For Juan Soto

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 13: Juan Soto #22 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates after hitting a three run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning of game one of a doubleheader at Nationals Park on July 13, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 13: Juan Soto #22 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates after hitting a three run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning of game one of a doubleheader at Nationals Park on July 13, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

When it was first announced that the Washington Nationals would entertain offers for Juan Soto, ESPN's Jeff Passan reported that it'll take a "Herschel Walker deal" for a trade to get done.

On Saturday, the baseball world found out what the Nationals are hoping to receive in return for Soto

According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Nationals want a combination of four-to-five prospects and major leaguers with low service time.

On one hand, some fans believe the Nationals are asking for way too much. On the other hand, we're talking about a 23-year-old superstar who is under team control through the 2024 season. 

Here are some reactions to the latest news involving Soto:

Soto has already accomplished so much since making his MLB debut in 2018. His résumé includes two All-Star appearances, a World Series ring, two Silver Slugger awards and a Home Run Derby title.

The Nationals offered a 15-year, $440 million contract extension to Soto earlier this year. However, he turned it down. 

MLB fans around the world are anxious to find out what'll happen to Soto with the trade deadline less than two weeks away.