Re: What would it take to get Justin Upton?
Originally Posted by mth123
If I was the Rangers, I wouldn't. OTOH, if I was the D-Backs I wouldn't take much less and certainly wouldn't drop as far as a 5th starter who we want to replace and a SS who we want to deal to make way for a kid who had never topped a .750 OPS in the minor leagues. I'd just keep Upton.
I don't think the Rangers would part with Olt AND Perez.
I get that you don't think they'd take Leake--but what about Bailey/Cozart/Cingrani/Rodriguez?
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."