Found July 10, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
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PHOENIX So Justin Upton is available. Put that in the same file as the sun rises daily. Bulletin: Kevin Towers has been known to make a trade. Check the resume. Towers wife and his three bulldogs are safe, but everything else is negotiable. That being said, Upton is almost certainly going nowhere but into his usual No. 3 spot in the batting order when the second half of the Diamondbacks' season opens this weekend. Upton's availability, first reported by FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal, has been the subject of considerable buzz at the All-Star Game in Kansas City, but he won't come cheaply. The D-backs have told suitors that it will take major league-ready players at several positions shortstop and third base are the areas of greatest need to acquire Upton and the three years at a manageable 34.5 million remaining on his contract. Baltimore, which has a top shortstop prospect in Manny Machado? Not a fit. Pittsburgh, which hopes to break a 19-year playoff droug...
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