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The Arizona Diamondbacks' decision to trade Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves for Martin Prado, Randall Delgado, and a handful of prospects is a curious one. Upton had a relatively disappointing season in 2012 (he still posted 2.5 WAR according to Fang…Upvote Share Tweet
Uptons elated over 'surreal' turn of eventsWhen Justin Upton awoke on Thursday, he saw that he had a missed call and text message from his older brother. Like the rest of the baseball world, B.J. Upton wanted to confirm that the Braves had indeed acquired the younger Upton. "It’s kind of su…Upvote Share Tweet
Nats open to extensions for Zimmermann, DesmondNationals general manager Mike Rizzo left the door open Thursday evening for an extension for right-hander Jordan Zimmermann and shortstop Ian Desmond.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the New York Mets and free agent right-hander Shaun Marcum have agreed to terms on a one-year contract.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 24, 2013BOSTON (AP) -- Pedro Martinez has returned to the Boston Red Sox.Upvote Share Tweet
HGTV takes you into the multimillion-dollar domain of John Smoltzyahoo.com Updated Jan 24, 2013Who knew being a Cooperstown-lock pitcher could be so profitable? HGTV's drool-with-envy show "Million Dollar Rooms" is taking you inside (and outside) the Milton, Ga. home of former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz. And as you can see from …Upvote Share Tweet
Marlins ink Slowey to Minors deal with camp inviteThe Marlins have signed former Twins starter Kevin Slowey to a Minor League deal with an invitation to big league camp. Slowey, 28, missed most of last season with a stress fracture in his rib cage.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves Trade For Justin UptonJan 24Buster Olney breaks down the Braves' trade with the Diamondbacks for Justin Upton.
Buster Blog: Clock Ticking On Justin Upton DealJan 24Buster Olney blogs about why there should be a sense of urgency for the Diamondbacks to trade Justin Upton.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0Jan 24A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…