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Braves send Justin Upton to San Diego
Justin Upton
Justin Upton hit .270 with 29 home runs and drove in a career-best 102 runs.
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres continued what has been a whirlwind week on Friday, as they have apparently acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves.

San Diego put the finishing touches on deals for both outfielder Matt Kemp and catcher Derek Norris on Thursday, and are also working toward finalizing a three-team trade that would net them 2013 American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers.

Now, according to multiple reports, they have picked up Upton. Although the return is not yet known, minor league left-hander Max Fried is one name rumored to be headed to Atlanta.  Full Story

Padres not messing around
By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - So, what did you do this week?

I guarantee it wasn't as much as what San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller did, as he completely transformed the identity, look, and overall perception of his team.

San Diego drastically upgraded its lineup, as it acquired outfielders, Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton, along with catcher Derek Norris and third baseman Will Middlebrooks, while re-signing righty Josh Johnson and adding flamethrower Brandon Morrow.  Full Story

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