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With each passing day, the trade speculation surrounding Justin Upton and the Arizona Diamondbacks continues to swirl.
It's clear that Upton's days in Arizona are numbered, and as Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes, the right deal should do it:
You get the feeling that Arizona general manager Kevin Towers is just waiting to hear the right mix of players and Upton will be gone. The Cody Ross signing doesn’t make a lot of sense unless the D-Backs are going to deal Upton or Jason Kubel.
Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that trade talks are "still on" for Upton, especially with teams like the Seattle Mariners looking to add a power bat.
Rosenthal also speculates the Texas Rangers could be in the market for Upton after taking a huge power hit, with the likes of Josh Hamilton and Mike Napoli exiting Texas.
Either way, I see Upton playing anywhere but Arizona this season.