Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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        The answer to the question in the title seemed a little more obvious if this was posed last offseason. Justin Upton was considered one of MLB’s few “five tool” players being he could hit for average, power, steal bases, play solid defense and blessed with a strong throwing arm. Dexter Fowler, on the other hand, was a player the Colorado Rockies liked, but to that point, he had not established himself as a big time player.     In addition, the thought of Upton being on the trade market was unfathomable, as it was thought that the Arizona Diamondbacks were building their team around their young star. This was also a team coming into its own, winning the NL West division in 2011. But, Upton did not match the power he had shown in the previous season, and despite having a respectable season, the Diamondbacks have made it known they have interest in trading him. Of course, lately GM Kevin Towers and Owner Ken Kendrick have stated they intend to keep him. Is it a ploy? Are the ...
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