Upton, who will make $9.75 million in the fourth year of a six-year, $51.25-million deal that runs through 2015, is just 25 himself. The Diamondbacks reportedly are open to moving either Upton or outfielder
However, according to one industry source, trade talks between the teams diminished because the Diamondbacks coveted a deal that began with either third baseman Manny Machado, right-handed pitcher
Upton would provide the power bat the Orioles desire for the middle of their lineup. He's recorded a .278/.357/.475 line over a six-year career and averaged nearly 23 homers the past four seasons. He's also averaged 19.8 stolen bases in the past four years.
-- Also, don’t expect an announcement regarding a contract extension for Orioles manager