All posts tagged "Justin Upton"

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Reportedly Interested in Justin Upton

    Jon Morosi is reporting that the Pittsburgh Pirates have interest in San Diego Padres outfielder Justin Upton,...

  • News and Rumors
    What Would Justin Upton Cost the Pirates?

    It seems like Justin Upton has been on the block forever. There has been talk that Arizona could deal him in each of the last two off-seasons. There was also talk during the year that Upton could be on the block, and the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the teams linked to...

  • News and Rumors
    The Justin Upton Rumors Are Back

    During the summer, there were rumors that the Arizona Diamondbacks were shopping Justin Upton. The Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the teams linked to Upton, although nothing came of the rumors and Arizona kept their young outfielder. In what seems to be an off-season tradition, the rumors that the Diamondbacks are shopping...

  • News and Rumors
    Justin Upton Unlikely to be Traded

    Scott Bordow of the Arizona Republic has an update on Justin Upton, noting that it is unlikely the Arizona outfielder will be dealt. Arizona owner Ken Kendricks noted in the article that it is a "reasonable assumption" that Upton will be with the team the rest of the season. He also offered...

  • News and Rumors
    Thursday Trade Rumors: Middle of the Order Bat, Quentin, Stephen Drew

    Here are the latest trade rumors, with any additional rumors being added to the bottom throughout the day. **Jim Bowden reports that the Pirates are aggressively trying to land a middle of the order bat. He also notes that Neal Huntington's first choice is Justin Upton, but says that Huntington would have...

  • News and Rumors
    Justin Upton Trade Rumors: Wednesday

    Here are the latest rumors on Justin Upton, with any updates throughout the day added at the bottom. **Last night, Buster Olney had the following tweet about how the Pirates match up with Arizona. http://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/225362802406203392 When they say shortstop help, I don't think they're talking Clint Barmes. The upper level options the...

  • News and Rumors
    Justin Upton and Overrating Prospects

    So far the morning trade rumors today surround Justin Upton. Not much is new in the talks, although Jon Morosi of FOX Sports takes a detailed look at the Pittsburgh Pirates. Morosi says that the Pirates have remained in contact with Arizona. He notes that Neal Huntington has refused to part with...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: The Question Marks Surrounding Justin Upton

    It was a week ago today that I wrote about why I wouldn't trade for Justin Upton. The main reason was that the price in prospects would be too high, although other reasons included the limited resources for small market teams (Upton would cost an average of $12 M a year). Today...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Emerging as Serious Bidders for Justin Upton

    UPDATE 3:51 PM: Jon Heyman is hearing that there's nothing serious with Justin Upton yet. He also says the Pirates are "probably not a fit" and that they won't include Cole or Taillon. UPDATE 1:16 PM: Jon Morosi reports that the Pirates have a scout in Chicago watching Upton this weekend. UPDATE...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Have Had Very Few Conversations About Upton

    Jim Bowden of ESPN has an article up looking at five trade proposals for Justin Upton of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Bowden starts off by mentioning that the Pittsburgh Pirates have had very few conversations with Diamondbacks' GM Kevin Towers. Bowden notes that Neal Huntington called Towers, but it doesn't sound any different...

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