Originally written January 24, 2013 on Love My Bravos:
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Source: Braves get Justin Upton and Chris Johnson from D-backs for Prado, Delgado, Ahmed and Spruill. — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) January 24, 2013   On why Prado was expendable: Prado under club control for only one more season. Asked for $7.05M in arg, #Braves offered $6.65M. Eligible for free agency end of year. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 24, 2013 Prado was likely going to be looking for an avg. annual salary north of $10 million this year. Braves would likely have not gone that high — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) January 24, 2013 #Braves were willing to trade Prado after determining his asking price for multi-year ext. was $11M-$12M annually, higher than they would go — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) January 24, 2013 Quite simply, #Braves traded their MVP. Puzzled over haggling about relatively small $$$ for Prado & Ross, proven gamers. — David Carroll (@DAVIDCARROLL3) January 24, 2013   On what a wonderful guy Prado is: Also on Prado: One of most popular player...
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