The Texas Rangers' window is (briefly) closed
Texas is running out of dance partners. Former Rangers staffer and current San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller won the Justin Upton sweepstakes, long a target of fans in Arlington. With so many teams "going for it" or at least entertaining the
AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves
ATLANTA (AP) The San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because
Friday's Sports In Brief
ATLANTA (AP) - With the focus firmly on the opening of their new stadium, the Atlanta Braves dealt away slugger Justin Upton and made it clear that contending next season is not their primary goal. Just one year removed from an NL East championship
More runs for Padres in 2015 ... but what else is coming?
three other prospects (!) for Justin Upton . None of those three others were highly ..... downside I mentioned at the top. Justin Upton ’s a free agent after next season. Matt Kemp ..... s coming off a great season, Justin Upton ’s had great seasons, and Wil Myers was Rookie of the Year
BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process. - ATLANTA - The Padres agree to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Braves for prospects, the AP is told. San Diego recently landed Matt Kemp from the Dodgers and Wil Myers
Wait ... Craig Kimbrel's still a Brave?
competing for a playoff spot in the next year or two. Or maybe they are? Trading Jason Heyward and trying to trade Justin Upton suggests one thing, signing Nick Markakis another. But it sure seems like they’re targeting 2017, when they move
Rosenthal: Padres eyeing another megadeal . . . but is that enough?
It’s true — the Padres want Justin Upton in addition to Matt Kemp. They’re also looking at other hitters, but one rival executive says the Pads are “all over” Upton
Winter Meetings Day 3: Quiet day for Braves, but talks continue
Diego as well. President of baseball operations John Hart said the Braves aren't close to finalizing deals involving Justin Upton or Evan Gattis, even though everyone expected the team to move one of those sluggers during the four-day event
Winter Meetings Day 2: Braves add Callaspo, rumors of more to come
of things to talk about: Atlanta's power hitters Justin Upton and Evan Gattis. The Braves might not be as willing ..... chances that the Braves and Giants strike up a deal for Justin Upton went up, according to John Shea of the San Francisco
The Hall of Fame Probability Line
during those two seasons, as he tops Frank Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Frank Thomas, and, of course, scores of others. Justin Upton , age 26, 20.0 WAR; Half-Likely Line: 19.9. By the slimmest of margins, which makes this a good time to point