Wells deal imminent

David Wells is scheduled to pitch tonight against the Jays, but chances are pretty good he’ll never get to the ballpark. An industry source with direct knowledge of the Wells trade talks said this afternoon that he would be shocked if Wells isn’t dealt before the game, with all indications pointing to a trade to the Padres for minor-league catcher George Kottaras. There were reports that Cincinnati was making a late run, but Wells has told people he will only pitch for the Dodgers or Padres, and he appears to be driving that bus.

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