Walker and Maddux Traded

BREAKING NEWS…Todd Walker traded to San Diego

Chicago Cubs starting second baseman Todd Walker has been traded to the San Diego Padres for 19 year old RHP Jose Ceda, who is from the Dominican Republic.

According to CBS Sportsline, Ceda was signed by the Padres as a non-drafted free agent in November 2004, and is pitching for the Peoria Padres in the Arizona Rookie League this summer.

As of 3:00 CST, this is the only move that has been confirmed by the Cubs. There are only 30 minutes left until the non-waiver trading deadline, it will be an interesting half hour.

UPDATE – 3:13 CST – Maddux has been traded to the Dodgers for Cesar Izturis.

We will do our best to bring you the information as soon as it becomes available.

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