All posts tagged "Justin Upton"

  • News and Rumors
    Justin Upton Rumors: Wednesday

    A lot of Justin Upton rumors over the last 24 hours from Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. **Yesterday, Piecoro said that the Pittsburgh Pirates were interested in Upton, but that they don't match up well with the Diamondbacks. **Piecoro also said in that article that the Diamondbacks still valued Upton as...

  • News and Rumors
    Monday Trade Rumors: Upton, Quentin, Prospects

    Catching up on some Pittsburgh Pirates trade rumors today. **Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Pirates, Reds, Indians and others have expressed interest in Carlos Quentin of the San Diego Padres. We've heard the Pirates connected to Quentin before. Heyman mentions that the Padres would have to get a return...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Why I Wouldn’t Trade For Justin Upton

    A few weeks ago I was talking with one of my fantasy baseball buds about a trade idea that seemed like it had no chance of taking place. He mentioned that he was listening to MLB on XM, and they were discussing how Justin Upton could be dealt, and how he'd be...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Interested in Justin Upton

    Yesterday we heard from Ken Rosenthal at Fox Sports that the Pittsburgh Pirates were interested in Carlos Quentin and Shane Victorino. Today, Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports is reporting that the Pirates are also interested in Justin Upton. Upton is considered one of the best young players in the game. He's...

  • Analysis
    Oddly Comforted By A $10M Gap

    Yesterday's news cycle brought word that Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates are approximately $10M apart on terms of a contract.  That is a boatload of money is any situation, but I'm somewhat relieved that McCutchen and his agent Steve Hammond are looking at Justin Upton and Jay Bruce's deals as benchmarks. Those...

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