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  1. Justin Upton: Good, but not a superstar

    David Schoenfield

    A lot of stuff out there about Justin Upton. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and Mark Bowman of MLB.com report that the Padres are still hot for Upton. Rosenthal writes: The Braves, according to major-league sources, want more for Upton than they did fo...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Five potential trades for Justin Upton

    Jim Bowden

    When the offseason began, many insiders believed a trio of power-hitting outfielders would be dealt, including former Dodger Matt Kemp, former Red Sox left fielder Yoenis Cespedes and the Braves' Justin Upton. Kemp already has been traded (to the Pad...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  3. Padres a match for Upton?

    AJ Mass

    With the addition of Matt Kemp, the San Diego Padres have made a statement that they're hoping to win games with their offense in 2015 and that they're no longer content to try and simply out-pitch their opponents. However, Kemp won't be able to do i...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  4. Will Braves make a deal?

    AJ Mass

    David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution interviewed Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez earlier this week and asked him what his defense might look like in 2015. "Evan Gattis would catch, right now as we stand. Justin Upton in left field,...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  5. Rumors Roundup for Wednesday

    Doug Mittler

    The winter meetings inched closer to a conclusion on Wednesday, and the rumor mill in San Diego finally centered on someone not named Jon Lester. Lester has a $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, and Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  6. Package deal with Justin Upton?

    Doug Mittler

    The San Francisco Giants have emerged as a serious suitor for outfielder Justin Upton, but the Atlanta Braves are packaging third baseman Chris Johnson as part of any deal, reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today. The Giants aggressively pursued Jon ...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  7. Rangers' payroll to remain near $133 million

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- The Texas Rangers' 2015 payroll won't be that much different from what it was in 2014. General manager Jon Daniels said the Rangers will have a payroll close to the $133.5 million they had last season. The Rangers have an estimated...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  8. And the next dominoes to fall will be ...

    Jim Bowden

    Now that Jon Lester has decided to call Chicago home, agreeing to a six-year, $155 million deal with the Cubs, it's time for the next dominoes to fall. What's next on the agenda? The players below have been waiting patiently for one of the "big fi...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  9. The market for Justin Upton

    Doug Mittler

    It already has been a very busy offseason for the Atlanta Braves, who traded Jason Heyward to the Cardinals in a deal for Shelby Miller and signed Nick Markakis and Jim Johnson via free agency. Those deals will merely be warm-up acts if the Braves de...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  10. Rumors Roundup for Monday

    When will Jon Lester make up his mind? That is the question the baseball world is asking, with bated breath, at the winter meetings in San Diego. According to ESPN Insider Buster Olney, "the Lester talks have entered the final turn, with an expec...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  11. MLB Winter Meetings Primer: Five Questions to Ponder (Including t...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Twitter's teen news breakers, take note: Stop reporting fake trades and start reporting fake fevers, because it's almost time for finals, and the busiest week of baseball's offseason is about to begin. The winter meeting...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  12. Names to know: Winter Meetings targets

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty ImagesJon Lester and Matt Kemp could find themselves with new teams after the Winter Meetings.The Winter Meetings begin Monday in San Diego and there are expectations of major wheeling and dealing by baseball executives. Here's a look at som...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  13. Justin Upton ready to move?

    AJ Mass

    The Atlanta Braves have been busy this offseason making some changes to their outfield, having sent away Jason Heyward to the St. Louis Cardinals and signing free agent Nick Markakis to a four-year deal to replace him. The next move may be a trade of...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  14. Upcoming hitter FAs who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Much of the talk these days is about the current crop of free agents, but what about next year's crop? Those players could be in demand via trade between now and the July 31 trade deadline. On Tuesday, we looked at top-10 pitchers set to be free agen...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  15. Potential winter meetings trades

    Jim Bowden

    As we are just a week away from the Major League Baseball winter meetings in San Diego, we are reminded of how much fun trading can be -- particularly when clubs get together to make three-way blockbusters. It was just five years ago at the winter...

    Blog | November 30, 2014
  16. Mariners interest in OF costly?

    AJ Mass

    The Seattle Mariners don't want to be left on the sidelines this offseason, and have their sights set on adding a big-name player to their outfield before the start of 2015. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports tweeted that the Mariners "have had trade talks ...

    Blog | November 28, 2014