The Arizona Diamondbacks have talked about trading an outfielder for virtually the entire offseason.
Their efforts appear to be finally reaching a conclusion.
The D-Backs are weighing an offer for right fielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, according to major-league sources. But they renewed contact with the Orioles on Wednesday about a possible deal for left fielder Jason Kubel, and are weighing their options, sources said.
As of Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. ET, the Diamondbacks stood a better chance of sending Upton to the Braves than Kubel to the Orioles, sources said. It was unclear whether other clubs were involved on either player, and to what extent.
Right-hander Julio Teheran, shortstop Nick Ahmed and catcher-outfielder Evan Gattis are among the players who could go from the Braves to the Diamondbacks, though Atlantas exact offer is not known.
Teheran, who turns 22 on Sunday, is the Braves No. 1 prospect, according to Baseball America. Gattis power intrigues D...