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As it heats up, owner douses Upton speculation

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08:14 AM ET 11.19 | Well, so much for fans who had hoped Justin Upton would upgrade their outfield this offseason. [Upton] has a 90 percent chance of being with the Diamondbacks when spring training starts as things stand now, one Diamondbacks person estimated. Even so, the D-Backs are still open to listening to a deal for the multi-talented outfielder. So that percentage could change as the winter goes on. While not putting a precise number of Upton's chances to stay a D-Back, club owner Ken Kendrick told CBSSports.com, "I think there's a very high likelihood Justin will be in our starting outfield when we start the new season." ... GM Kevin Towers seeks a young shortstop and pitcher back in any potential Upton deal.

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November 19, 2012  10:02 AM ET

In other words, I guess nobody is stupid enough to give me the world for an over rated under achieving outfielder.

November 19, 2012  10:31 AM ET
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In other words, I guess nobody is stupid enough to give me the world for an over rated under achieving outfielder.

Yeah, that's pretty much it.

November 19, 2012  12:29 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

In other words, I guess nobody is stupid enough to give me the world for an over rated under achieving outfielder.

the d'backs try their thin luck with justin upton, but nothing its available in the open market so far,,,

November 19, 2012  07:25 PM ET

Young Shortstop & Pitcher eah? Keep your Outfielder, besides Upton doesn't as good as he is, doesn't look like he coachable!!!

 
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