Re: Justin Upton Vetos Trade to Seattle Mariners
Originally Posted by Benihana
I am happy the Reds opted for a lower cost solution in Choo, but I'd obviously be happy to revisit this next offseason if Upton remains in Arizona (Texas has bowed out of the process as well). Upton will likely come cheaper than as he'll be a year closer to FA, so maybe something like Leake, one of Corcino/Cingrani and a reliever would do it.
Unless he has a big year. The Diamondbacks are selling low right now after his 2012 campaign, which is what's so confusing about their intentions...
"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."