Comments on: Pirates Emerging as Serious Bidders for Justin Upton http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:58:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 By: Joe Panariello http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17579 Mon, 16 Jul 2012 03:12:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17579 Tim, I was wondering what the implications of a draft pick traded (the one we get in the lottery this week) would have on a trade like this. Would Marte, Lincoln and a comp. first round be enough to seal the deal?

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By: Lee Young http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17576 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 21:55:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17576 With that 3:51 update we’re back to where we were before Stark sent his tweet. Which is: we’re not a good fit. ESPN strikes again!

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By: blackmax http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17572 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:55:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17572 They want a SS? How about Marte plus Barmes and a couple of unknown, minor league pitchers?

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By: VtTom http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17571 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:45:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17571 Nick Cafardo’s column in the Boston Globe today says Kevin Towers wants “a package that includes a third baseman and/or shortstop and something else.” If that’s accurate, the Pirates don’t seem like a good fit unless Alvarez is part of the talks and I really doubt that.

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By: buccotime57 http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17569 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:38:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17569 last year..this year he has a shoulder injury and has not performed and is getting kicked out of arizona something is up

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By: coachL http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17568 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:37:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17568 It would be great if we could substitute Tabata for Marte in this deal.

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By: John DiVito http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17567 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:31:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17567 But Upton will do it for 10-14 million per year instead of the league minimum :)

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By: Lee Young http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17566 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 18:27:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17566 maybe not….Justin was FOURTH in MVP votes last year.

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By: buccotime57 http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17564 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 17:43:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17564 i do not understand the concept of trading upton for marte…upton has been average this year with 7 HR OPS of .744 and a War of 1.0..cant marte do that as a rookie!?!??!?!?!?

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By: Todd Carlson http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/pirates-emerging-as-serious-bidders-for-justin-upton.html#comment-17563 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 17:37:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36429#comment-17563 Keeping Cole and Taillon definitely sits better with me, and I can accept losing Marte if Upton already is what we can expect Marte to be. It almost sounds like Arizona is getting anxious to move Upton.

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